Stephen F. Austin State University


The Family and Consumer Sciences major is expected to complete either student teachings (if certifying to teach) or an internship if selecting the FCS major.

Student Teaching - completed the last semester of coursework. The student teaching experience is a twelve-week requirement under the guidance of a certified public school family and consumer sciences teacher. This opportunity in the school provides the chance to "put theory into practice."

Internship - completed during the last year of coursework. Students complete 120 hours in cooperative extension, business, industry, government agencies or other enterprises that require expertise and skills from the field of Human Sciences.