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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Family and Consumer Sciences Career and Technical Education Teaching Major, BS

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This bachelor of sciences teaching major satisfies the endorsement for family and consumer sciences teaching for career and technical education.

Special requirements:
Students wishing to obtain a teaching certificate in family and consumer sciences education will:

  • Complete the family and consumer sciences career and technical education teaching major
  • Successfully complete FCSG 205 before being fully admitted to the major
  • Have a university-level cumulative GPA of at least 2.3 for full admission to this major and a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA in the major to exit the program and to graduate from CWU with teacher certification
  • Earn a grade of C or higher in each course counted toward fulfilling major requirements
  • Apply, be accepted into, and complete the Teacher Certification Program
  • Student teach in a CTE-approved program
  • Hold a valid first aid card with CPR
  • Complete 2,000 hours of paid work experience in the last six years
  • Provide documentation of occupational safety

Program Learner Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective planning, preparation, and delivery of family and consumer science education lessons and plans.
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and communities in FCSE content areas.
  • Demonstrate competence in at least five of the eight major areas of the FCS discipline
    • Nutrition
    • Child Development
    • Family and Parenting
    • Wellness
    • Personal Finance
    • Consumerism
    • Life Management
    • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Demonstrate, practice, and use safety principles according to current industry and public schools
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historic trends in Career and Technical Education (CTE).
  • Students are committed to ongoing personal and professional development through participation in club activities and professional membership

Total Credits: 67-68

Professional Education Program Credits: 50

Professional Education Program  

Total Credits: 117-118

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