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Family and Consumer Sciences Occupational Education Program of Study

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Work Experience: This endorsement is available only to those persons who have either A) 1,000 verified hours of paid work-based experience relevant to the career field, or B) at least 300 hours of supervised work experience relevant to the career field under the direction of the college or university recommending the endorsement.

Start completing initial paperwork benchmarks during EDU 150 or first semester at WSC (if a transfer student).

2021-22 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN

 

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

EDU 150 Introduction to Professional Education

3

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

FCS 103 Clothing Construction

3

FCS 104 Principles of Food Preparation or *FCS 107 Principles of Baking

3

FCS 108 Introduction to Family Consumer Science

1

FCS 110 Family and Personal Relationships

3

*FCS 205 Meal Management

3

General Studies

 

Elective/minor

 

   

It is recommended that students satisfactorily complete the Core exam before the completion of the freshman year.

   

SOPHOMORE

 

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition

3

EDU 275 PK-12 Instructional Design

3

FCS 115 Human Development and the Family

3

FCS 207 Nutrition (General Studies CAT 9)

3

FCS 240 Design and Interior Environments or FCS 305 Housing Development and Design

3

FCS 310 Parenting or FCS 325 Health and Safety of the Young Child

3

*FCS 313 Techniques in Professional Presentation

3

General Studies

 

Elective

 

   

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300-400 level EDU/SPD courses.

 

 

JUNIOR

 

CED 417 Principles of Career Education

3

FCS 220 Infants and Toddlers or FCS 335 Preschool Age Child

3

FCS 302 Textiles

3

FCS 306 Family Resource Management

3

FCS 314 FCS Organization and Administration of FCS Programs

3

FCS 315 Consumer Economics

3

FCS 403 Fashion Analysis

3

General Studies

 

Elective/minor

 

   

SENIOR

 

CED 423 Coordinating Techniques

3

EDU 310 Reading, Writing, and Assessment in Content Areas

2

EDU 409 FCS Content Methods and Assessment

3

EDU 414 Content Area Clinical

1

FCS 410 Professional Development in Family and Consumer Sciences

2

SPD 436 Classroom Management Through Social-Emotional Learning 7-12

3

General Studies

 

Elective/minor

 

   

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice

 

EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar for the Secondary School

12

If no courses are taken during the summer, this program may take an additional semester for student teaching (above and beyond the four years). Taking four to five General Studies courses in the summer will allow for a four-year completion.

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II content test designated for the area(s) of endorsement. For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education website at www.education.ne.gov.

Work experience: This endorsement is available only to those persons who have either A) 1,000 verified hours of paid work-based experience relevant to the career field, or B) at least 300 hours of supervised work experience relevant to the career field under the direction of the college or university recommending the endorsement.