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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Family and Consumer Sciences Education Teaching Field Grades 5-Adult, B.A.


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Curriculum for a Teaching Field in Family and Consumer Sciences Education Grades 5-Adult


The family and consumer sciences education student is provided with experiences to increase knowledge and skill in preparation for teaching family and consumer sciences in grades 5-12.

The purposes of the family and consumer sciences program are:

  1. To develop critical thinking skills in dealing with family concerns, issues, and problems;
  2. To explore the role of families in society and the application of theories to enhance problem-solving abilities;
  3. To develop a student's knowledge base and experience regarding issues that affect families using a lifespan perspective; and
  4. To apply the ecosystem approach to the daily lives of students using family and consumer sciences curriculum to increase life satisfaction.

Upon satisfactory completion of curriculum requirements, the student is awarded a bachelor of arts degree in secondary education and must apply to the State Department of Education for vocational certification.

Total hours required, 43 hours:


Note(s):


Students are required to take the courses listed in the Catalog under General Studies and under The Professional Studies Core for Secondary Education.  See professional education course listings under Education: Professional Studies Core for Secondary Education (37 hours required). EDUC 428 , Special Methods of Teaching Family and Consumer Sciences is required.

 

Four-Year Course Progression


Family and Consumer Sciences, 5-Adult
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 150   Seminar in Education (FYEX) 1   EDUC 200 2 Foundations of Education (SO-MD) 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102 or 103 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL or MD with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-CK with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3
FACS 100   FACS Freshman Seminar 1       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 14          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
COMM 202 2 Fundamentals of Speech (HM-GL) (Req.) 3   Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 1 Life Sciences (LS) 4   FACS 310   Parents and Children through the Lifespan 3
FACS 202   Food Science and Technology 4   EDUC 320   Social and Psychological Condtions of Learning 4
FACS 102   Apparel Construction Techniques 3   FACS 101   Textiles 3
FACS 304   Child Development 3   FACS 315   Cultural Influences on Clothing 3
    TOTAL 17       TOTAL 17
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 360 2 Survey of Exceptional Children (SO-MD) 3   EDUC 370   Creating Learning Environments 3
FACS 300   Marriage Relations 3   FACS 307   Family Resource Management 3
FACS 318   Nutrition 3   FACS 308   Housing 3
FACS 3xx/4xx   Required Elective 3   EDUC 380   Technology in 21st-Century Teaching and Learning 3
FACS 3xx4xx   Required Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
EDUC 443   Reading in the Content Area 3   EDUC 400 3 Inclusion in the Regular Classroom (WM-CP) 3
EDUC 428   Special Methods of Teaching FACS 4   EDUC 456   Student Teaching, 5-Adult 9
FACS 430   Seminar (Capstone) 2       TOTAL 12
FACS 404   Personal Finance 3          
Elective   Elective in FACS, PSYC, SOCW, ENVS 3       DEGREE TOTAL 120
    TOTAL 15          
                 
8/8/11                
         

 

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