This major is designed as preparation for the many family and consumer sciences positions requiring special emphasis in a subject area. The student must complete 14 hours of core requirements plus hours specified for the chosen option. The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in family and consumer sciences requires a minimum of 124 semester hours. This includes selection of a minor outside the department.
General Education Degree Requirements* (43-51 hours)
Basic Skills (12-13 hours)
General Education Electives (31-38 hours)
Sciences (8-9 hours)
Social Studies (3 hours)
Political Studies (3 hours)
Producing and Consuming** (2-3 hours)
Fine Arts and Aesthetic Studies (2-3 hours)
Cultural Studies (3-5 hours)
Health and Well Being*** (4-6 hours)
Human Heritage (6 hours)
* See General Education Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degrees specific general education degree requirements.
NOTE: Students are required to complete Writing to Learn courses. See Writing to Learn Requirement for specific requirements.
**Three hours of general education Producing and Consuming are met by the required course FCS 230 Consumer Education and Personal Finance.
***Three hours of general education Health and Well Being are met by the required course FCS 203 Nutrition and Health.