Suspension of the Family and Consumer Science Major

Admission to the Family and Consumer Science major will be temporarily suspended beginning Fall 2019 (through summer 2021). We will explore creative ways to reimagine and integrate this program with other Department of Educational Studies programs and possibly the other science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs on campus.

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Do you love the idea of your teaching career improving the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities? Then Ball State's major in Family and Consumer Sciences Education is right for you. Our program prepares you to work for public or private schools teaching family and consumer science classes—including topics such as family relations, child development, consumer rights and responsibilities, nutrition, housing and interior design, and apparel construction. As a graduate, you may also qualify to become a county Extension educator or work for other public and private agencies.

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