Kids playing at Thanksgiving dinner at the Child Development Laboratory in HES.

Human Development and Family Studies (Family and Consumer Sciences Education)

I am Interested in This Major

Family and Consumer Sciences Education emphasis, prepares students to teach family and consumer sciences from birth to grade 12 in public schools. Students take required coursework in nutrition, child development, interpersonal relationships, personal finance, interior design, consumer behavior and courses from the College of Education required to become a certified teacher for middle school or high school.

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Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: