Degree Requirements

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Education degree may select the family and consumer sciences education program concentration as a field of specialization in career and technical education.

Completion of the B.S.E. will prepare students to teach family and consumer sciences at the junior high and secondary education level or to prepare students to work in professional careers in the Cooperative Extension Service, business, industry, or social services.

Degree Requirements

Note: 120 credit hours required for graduation. A 2.7 GPA is required the fall semester before entering the student teaching internship.
  • English — 6 credits
    • ENGL 1013 Composition I
    • ENGL 1023 Composition II
  • Math — 3 credits
    • MATH 1203 or University Core Course
  • Science — 8 credits
    • CHEM 1073/1071L or
    • CHEM 1103/11101L or
    • CHEM 1213/1211L
  • Fine Arts, Humanities — 6 credits (University Core Courses)
  • US History — 3 credits (University Core Courses)
  • Social Science — 6 credits (University Core Courses)
    • HESC 1403 Lifespan Development
    • HESC 2413 Family Relations
    • PSYC 2003 General Psychology
  • Human Development
    • HESC 4453 Parenting and Family Dynamics
    • HESC 3423 Adolescent Development OR
      • CIED 3053 The Emerging Adolescent
    • HESC 3443 Families in Crisis OR
      • SCWK 3233 Juvenile Delinquency OR
      • SCWK 4143 Addiction and the Family
    • HESC 2402/2401L Infant and Toddler Development
    • HESC 2433 Child Development
  • Consumer Economics
    • HESC 4753 Family Financial Management
  • Nutrition and Food
    • NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition
    • NUTR 2112/2111L Foods I
    • NUTR 2203 Sports Nutrition OR
      • NUTR 4243 Community Nutrition OR
      • NUTR 4223 Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Clothing and Textiles
    • AMPD 1023 Introduction to Apparel Production
    • AMPD 2053 Introduction to Textile Science
  • Housing
    • CATE 3003 Teaching Housing and Interior Design to Secondary Students
  • Pass Praxis I — Reading, Writing and Math Exam
  • CIED 1002/1011 Introduction to Education
  • CIED 1003 Introduction to Technology in Education
  • CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities OR
    • CIED 4023 Teaching in Inclusive Secondary Settings
  • CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory
  • CATE 4003 Introduction to Professionalism
  • CATE 4013 Teaching Strategies
  • CATE 4023 Classroom Management
  • CATE 4033 Assessment/Program Evaluation
  • CATE 4052 Seminar
  • CATE 406v Teaching Internship
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Further requirement information can be found in the University of Arkansas undergraduate catalog of studies: