Degree Program Overview

FCS educators enjoy career opportunities in both middle and high school settings. With their knowledge and skills, they are prepared to work with individuals, families, and community groups to help them make positive, healthy decisions. FCS education students complete coursework in the areas of apparel and textiles, child development, food preparation, housing and interior design, nutrition, relationships, and resource management.

The Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Teacher Certification Program at Sam Houston State University has a 100% pass rate for students taking the content area exam. FCS teachers are in high demand. The majority of our graduates have multiple job offers before graduation.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Length 120 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15