Family and Consumer Sciences Undergraduate Program

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Lead better living

Teach key life skills to teenagers. Prepare them for adult challenges like parenthood, budgeting, nutrition and day-to-day chores.

Degree options

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Degree plan


Review a sample degree plan that details your path to graduation.

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Degree plan


Explore resources that help you transfer to Missouri State.

Already have a major?

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General family and consumer sciences

Consider a general family and consumer sciences minor.

Take your education to the next level

Accelerated master's

Secondary Education: Family and Consumer Sciences Area of Emphasis

Start on your master’s degree as you finish your bachelor’s degree.


Family and consumer sciences

Stand out in the teaching field and increase your salary potential.

Why major in family and consumer sciences at Missouri State?

  • Gain knowledge in all areas of FCS. Child development. Family and life resources. Food and nutrition, and more.
  • Empower young people for success in all aspects of adulthood: at work, home and in their community.
  • Preview your future, on your terms. Choose from traditional student teaching or a year-long stint at the Internship Academy.
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Careers and outcomes

Explore your potential career paths

Fill a high demand for FCS/home economics teachers across the state and country.