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San Francisco State University
Family and Consumer Sciences B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences major enables a student to specialize in one of two subject areas, or to generalize in family and consumer sciences with the option of taking the subject matter preparation courses for the Single Subject Credential, which prepares one for teaching in family and consumer sciences secondary education programs. The common core of the Bachelor of Arts is devoted to students acquiring an understanding of family relations/child growth and development; management dynamics; food and nutrition, apparel design and merchandising, and interior design/housing as solutions to the physical, social, and psychological needs of individuals and families; sensitivities to the needs and value systems of individuals, families, and groups which vary by age, socio-economic status, and ethnic heritage; and the role expectations of professional family and consumer scientists. Students pursuing this major, depending upon their areas of specialization, may complete field experiences in business, education, industry, government, or private agencies. These field experiences serve as integrating experiences for students prior to their entry into professional roles.

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