Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.
Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.50
Total Hours: 121
|ENGL 1113||Composition I||3|
|or ENGL 1313|| Critical Analysis and Writing I|
|ENGL 1213||Composition II||3|
|or ENGL 1413|| Critical Analysis and Writing II|
|Survey of American History|
|American History to 1865 (H)|
|American History Since 1865 (DH)|
|POLS 1113||American Government||3|
|MATH 1483||Mathematical Functions and Their Uses (A)||3|
|or MATH 1513|| College Algebra (A)|
|CHEM 1014||Chemistry In Civilization (LN)||4|
|Elementary Statistics (A)|
|Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A)|
|Elementary Statistics for the Social Sciences (A)|
|HS 1112||Human Sciences First-Year Seminar||2|
|or HS 3112|| Human Sciences First-Year Seminar for Transfer Students|
|ENGL 3323||Technical Writing||3|
|HDFS 1112||Introduction to Human Development and Family Science||2|
|HDFS 2113||Lifespan Human Development (S)||3|
|HDFS 2213||Human Sexuality and the Family||3|
|HDFS 3123||Parenting (S)||3|
|DHM 1003||Design Theory and Processes for Design and Merchandising||3|
|DHM 1103||Basic Apparel Assembly||3|
|DHM 2573||Textiles (LN)||3|
|DHM 2913||Sewn Product Quality Analysis||3|
|FIN 2123||Personal Finance||3|
|HDFS 2433||Relationship Development and Marriage (S)||3|
|HDFS 3413||Infant and Child Development||3|
|HDFS 3423||Adolescent Development in Family Contexts (S)||3|
|HDFS 4413||Successful Aging (S)||3|
|HDFS 4713||Family Resource Management||3|
|HTM 1113||Fundamentals of Culinary Production||3|
|HTM 2021||Food Safety and Sanitation||1|
|NSCI 2114||Principles of Human Nutrition (N)||4|
|NSCI 3223||Nutrition Across the Life Span||3|
|NSCI 3543||Food and the Human Environment (IS)||3|
|EDTC 3123||Applications of Educational Technologies||3|
|HDFS 3603||Family and Consumer Sciences Classroom Management and Educational Foundations||3|
|HDFS 3623||Field Experiences in Family and Consumer Sciences Education||3|
|HDFS 4913||Instructional Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences||3|
|SPED 3202||Educating Exceptional Learners (D)||2|
FCS Cooperative Extension Service
|HDFS 4521||HDFS Child and Family Services: Pre-Internship||1|
|HDFS 4563||Internship in Child and Family Services I||3|
|HDFS 4572||Internship in Child and Family Services II||2|
FACS School Instruction
|HDFS 4520||Student Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences Education||6|
- 40 hours must be upper-division.
- Required for graduation:
- 2.50 overall GPA (cumulative) and
- 2.75 GPA in combination of Program Specialization Requirements, Professional Education Requirements, and College/Departmental Requirements.
- Required for recommendation for Licensure/Standard Certification:
- 2.50 overall GPA (cumulative);
- 2.75 GPA in Program Specialization Courses and Professional Education Requirements;
- No grades lower than “C” in all College/Departmental Requirements, Major Requirements and Professional Education Requirements; and
- Grade of “P” in all pass/fail courses.
- For licensure/standard certification, the student must demonstrate conversational skills in a foreign language at a novice high level, as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
- For licensure/standard certification, the student must successfully complete the OGET, OSAT, and OPTE exams and a minimum of three portfolio submissions.
- Transfer Admission Requirements: 2.00 GPA for less than 31 hours; 2.25 GPA for 31-45 hours; 2.50 GPA for more than 45 hours.
- HDFS 1112 Introduction to Human Development and Family Science and HDFS 4521 HDFS Child and Family Services: Pre-Internship must be completed prior to enrolling in internship courses for the FCS Cooperative Extension Service Professional Area.
Additional State/OSU Requirements
- At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
- Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
- Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
- Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2026.