B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences: Teacher Licensure

The NCATE approved Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Licensure program seeks to prepare Christ-centered worldview teachers with a broad-spectrum of content knowledge and instructional skills recognized by the Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning. This program includes family and child development, clothing, interiors, consumer economics, and foods.

Reasons to Become a FACS Teacher:

  • Shortage of FACS teachers across America
  • Opportunity to teach FACS internationally in schools in many countries
  • Teaching is a mission field to share your faith with students                       

Program of Study

Family & Consumer Sciences with Teacher Licensure Degree Completion Plan


Teacher Licensure Majors will be prepared to teach the following subjects at the middle and high school level:

  • Child Care
  • Nutrition
  • Marriage and Family Relationships
  • Interior Decorating in Homes
  • Cooking
  • Sewing
  • Life Skills - Buying a home/car; managing money.