Family and Consumer Sciences Education, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Degree Core
Required Courses
HDFS 5823History and Philosophy of Family and Consumer Sciences Education3
HDFS 5833Occupational Programs in Family and Consumer Sciences3
HDFS 5843Reading in the Content Areas of Family and Consumer Sciences Education3
HDFS 5873Technology in Family and Consumer Sciences Programs3
HDFS 5953Research Experience in Family and Consumer Sciences3
HDFS 5963Evaluation and Assessment in Family and Consumer Sciences Programs3
HDFS 5993Special Topics in Family and Consumer Sciences Education: 4-H and FCCLA3
Choose One Specialization Course (3 Credit Hours)3
Administration of Family and Consumer Sciences Education Programs
Techniques of Supervision in Family and Consumer Sciences Programs
Choose Three Electives (9 Credit Hours)9
Instructional Methods in Family and Consumer Sciences
Directed Study in HDFS (3 Hours Allowed)
Adolescent Learners in Family and Consumer Sciences Programs
Exceptional Learners in Family and Consumer Sciences Programs
Family and Consumer Sciences in a Pluralistic Society: Foundations and Issues
Addressing Family Issues and Public Policy Through Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Development of Instructional Materials for Family and Consumer Sciences Programs
Non-Thesis Project Requirement (3 Credit Hours)
HDFS 5160Master's Creative Component3
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level