VTP - Family and Consumer Sciences Education (7-12)
The Family and Consumer Sciences Education major is designed for students with a specialty in related occupations. The curriculum is intended to provide the student with the opportunity to become a certified Family and Consumer Science subject teacher. The specialty may be verified by an associates degree and related experience or by related experience and successful completion of an appropriate occupational competency exam.
Common Family and Consumer Sciences Education specializations are:
Food and Nutrition
Human Services and Family Studies Cluster
Textile and Design Cluster
*All VTP pre-student teaching courses require 15 to 25 hours of embedded field experience.
**Eligibility for Student Teaching
Elgibility for student teaching for Vocational Teacher Preparation majors will be evaluated at the end of the semester or quarter preceding the student teaching assignment. To be considered eligible, candidates must meet the following criteria:
1. A cumulative index of 2.50 or above.
2. Completion of the core requirements (excluding student teaching).
3. Completion of the cognate requirements.
4. Submission of required student teaching application forms to the appropriate office, with required documentation, by the specified deadline.