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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Family Consumer Science

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/programs/familyconsumerscience.html
Department Family Consumer Science
College Allied Health & Nursing
Program Website http://ahn.mnsu.edu/fcs/
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description The Department of Family Consumer Science is committed to training professionals to promote the wellbeing of individuals and families. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in four areas:
  • Dietetics, which is accredited by the Academy of Nutritionand Dietetics and provides the academic training required to become a Registered Dietitian.
  • Child Development and Family Studies, which is approved by the National Council on Family Relations which allows graduates to become Certified Family Life Educators.
  • Family Consumer Science Education, which is approved by the Department of Education which allows graduates to be licensed to teach FCS in grades 5-12.
  • Foods and Nutrition, a broad major that prepares graduates to work as foodservice managers, community nutrition educators, food researchers or health promotion and wellness coaches.
The Department also offers a flexible minor that is a good complement to numerous majors.
Admission Requirements Admission to Major is granted by the department.
Minimum University admission requirements are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (2.8 FCS Education)
Other Requirements To be admitted to a major or minor in Family Consumer Science or to be admitted to the College of Allied Health and Nursing, see the department staff in Wiecking Center B102, call at 507-389-2421 or contact us at http://ahn.mnsu.edu/fcs/contact/.
Program Contact Information College of Allied Health and Nursing
Department of Family Consumer Science
102 Wiecking Center
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2421
Email: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/fcs/contact/
College Advising Allied Health Advising
Shirley Murray, Student Relations Coordinator
124 Myers Fieldhouse
507-389-5194

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