Family and Consumer Sciences
FCS offers two concentrations: Family and Consumer Sciences - which prepares graduates for positions in agencies, government, and business; and Family and Consumer Sciences Education - which prepares graduates for secondary teacher licensure.
Visit the Colorado State University Office of Admissions web page at http://admissions.colostate.edu/ and follow the appropriate link to more information regarding Application Requirements for either Freshman or Transfer students.
Colorado State University provides a transfer evaluation system which allows students to check on courses offered by approximately 100+ accredited institutions, mostly in Colorado and Wyoming, as well as selected institutions in other states, to determine transfer course equivalency. Visit the following site to explore course equivalency: http://transfer.org/. Courses not listed on the transfer equivalency database must be submitted on a transcript and evaluated by the Transfer Evaluation Office. Contact the Registrar’s Office, c/o Transfer Evaluation, 100 Administrative Annex, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, (970)-491-7147. Transfer Students NOTE: In order to receive a degree and licensure from Colorado State University, a student must complete a minimum of 30 upper division credits at CSU to fulfill the residency requirement. That said, 15 of the student's last 30 credits for their degree must be completed on-campus at CSU.
For new or transfer students seeking licensure to teach FCS in Colorado.
Each application is considered on an individual basis. Factors considered include, but are not limited to, the following items:
The Teacher Licensure Program model for the secondary and K-12 teaching areas is a four-phase program. The four-phase program was implemented to meet Colorado, NCATE, and other reform movements in teacher education.
Admission to the Licensure Program is required for candidates wishing to enroll in Phase II education courses (EDUC350/386, EDUC331), however some application materials are required when enrolled in Phase I education courses. Undergraduate candidates applying for admission must be seeking a bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University. Common Requirements for undergraduate and post-bachelor admission can be found at http://www.soe.chhs.colostate.edu/students/undergraduate/cep/admissions.aspx.
Requirements include but are not limited to (please visit the link listed above for complete requirements):
Follow other links on the Educator Licensing Program web page for additional important licensure information (i.e. program, application, etc.)