Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education


$367 Per Credit

UW-Stout’s Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE) program is ideal if you’re committed to living or working away from campus. Our unique distance learning program is designed for those who want to educate others about family diversity and vitality, resource management, home environments, textiles and apparel construction, leadership and relationships, and human development and nutrition.

This program is designed to meet the requirements for licensure in the State of Wisconsin.

Program Description

This high-demand field offers many job opportunities, but most graduates enjoy rewarding careers instructing middle and high school students.

Program Highlights

  • Family strength, diversity and vitality across the lifespan
  • Personal, social and material resources that meet human needs
  • Consumer roles and responsibilities
  • Balancing personal, family and work lives
  • Home and community settings and technologies that support individuals and families
  • Policies that support individuals, families and communities

There is also a high demand for family and consumer science graduates in business, extension and social service agencies. Career opportunities outside the classroom include corporate wellness programming, community education, and child, family, and consumer advocacy.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares students to teach in elementary, middle, junior high and high school settings across the United States. The Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE) program is designed for those who desire to promote and educate others about:

  • Family Studies
  • Resource Management
  • Housing & Interior Design
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Child Development & Care
  • Textiles, Fashion & Clothing Construction


At UW-Stout, you’ll do more than earn an education—you’ll do on day one. We empower you with the skills and experiences necessary to thrive in today’s dynamic world. From innovative labs and studios to industry partnerships, we provide unparalleled opportunities for you to engage with real-world scenarios and gain invaluable hands-on experience. You’ll graduate not only with a degree but with the confidence and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

Universities of Wisconsin Application (All Student Types)

Common Application (New Freshman Only)

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