MAVMajors INFO - Family Consumer Science

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Bachelor of Science in Family Consumer Science

  • Including options in:
    Child Development and Family Studies
    Family Consumer Science Education
    Foods and Nutrition.


Office location -  102 Wiecking Center
Phone: 507-389-2421

Department website 


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The Department and Advising

Admission requirements –
1. Admission to Major is granted by the department.

  • Degree Requirements & Policies
    Minimum University admission requirements are:
    1.     a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
    2.     a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (2.8 FCS Education)

How to declare this major 


  • In the College of Allied Health and Nursing, majors are declared within each department's main office.
  • Contact the Advising Center.
    Shirley Murray, Academic Advisor for the College
    124 Myers Fieldhouse

The current undergraduate bulletin for this major –

 Graduate responses 1 year after graduation


What do the experts say about a major in Family Consumer Science

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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The Princeton Review

College Board



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Memorial Library Guides

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