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Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education Major

Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education

Program Description

This major prepares students to teach family and consumer sciences curriculum at the middle or secondary level. Family and Consumer Sciences teachers are in high demand across the country.


The Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education Major is an approved State Board of Education and North Central Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) teacher education program.


Teaching in middle, junior high, and senior high schools in the specific area chosen. Examples of teaching areas: Health, Life Skills, Nutrition, Sewing, Personal Finance, Child Care.


This degree program leads to a State of Michigan Provisional Certificate with a vocational endorsement.


For class listings, program guides and other resources, visit the advising page for the family and consumer sciences teacher education major.



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