Family and Consumer Sciences Education
|DESCRIPTION:||The Bachelor of Science in Education in Family and Consumer Sciences Education comprises three concentrations: Early Childhood Education and Care, Food Management Production and Services, and Work and Family.
The early childhood education degree leads to licensing by the Ohio Department of Education, a license specific to career-technical education. Candidates complete specific content coursework in family and consumer sciences as well as early childhood education. Candidates must also complete specific occupational competencies either through work experience and/or an internship in early childhood. Candidates must also pass the Praxis Examination series and complete student teaching.
The food management production and services degree leads to licensing by the Ohio Department of Education. This license is specific to career-technical education programs in food management production and services. Candidates are required to complete content-specific coursework in family and consumer sciences as well as food production management and services; complete specific occupational competencies either through work experience and/or an internship in food production management and services; and pass the Praxis Examination series and complete student teaching.
The family and consumer sciences program leads to licensure by the Ohio Department of Education. Licenses are available in Work and Family, Early Childhood Education and Food Management/Production. Each license requires content coursework in family and consumer sciences, professional education and career-technical teacher education including student teaching. Students must pass the Praxis series of examinations to become fully licensed. Licenses in early childhood education and food management/production also require specific work experience in the respective area.
||Teachers of self-enrichment education held about 261,000 jobs in 2006. The largest numbers of teachers were employed by public and private educational institutions, religious organizations, and providers of social assistance and amusement and recreation services. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)|
|Students admitted to the College of Education, Health, and Human Services as freshmen must have been fully admitted to the university. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to a major and/or admission to professional coursework for a selective admission program. To be admitted directly into a teacher education program and Community Health, it is required that new freshmen have a 2.75 high school GPA and 16 units of college preparatory curriculum or a 21 ACT or 980 SAT score. Students who do not meet the GPA requirements of their intended major may enroll as pre-majors for selected programs or EHHS General until which time they have the required 2.75 GPA.
|Minimum 121 credit hours. Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.
Required for Ohio Licensure: Successful completion of Praxis II “Principles of Learning and Teaching Grades 7-12” with a passing score of 165. Successful completion of Praxis II specialty test “Family and Consumer Sciences” with a passing score 148.
|STUDY ABROAD/AWAY OPPORTUNITIES:||There are many study abroad/away opportunities, for more information contact the Office of International Affairs.|
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