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Mineral Area College Family & Consumer Sciences Major Agreement

  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not met the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have a course by course transcript evaluation performed. Students are encouraged to complete Fontbonne University’s   42/Credit Hours of General Education Requirements.   Please refer to the General Education Requirements listed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements. 
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from Mineral Area College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Family and Consumer Sciences Certification (Grades 9th-12th) Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College. 

Major:   Family and Consumer Sciences Certification (Grades 9th-12th)
Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Science

Major Requirements



EDU 2400 Infant/Toddler Methods & Materials
(Note: Student needs 30 hours in practicum)

HES 230 Infant/Toddler Development
(HES 229 if needed)

EDU 2200 Technology for Teachers  (GER/MAJOR)

CIS 103 Microcomputer Application in Education  (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 1230 Introduction to Education

EDU 201 Introduction to Classroom Teaching

SOC 1130 General Sociology

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology    

EDU 240 Foundations of Education

OR EDU 234 Philosophical Foundation of Education

PSY 1250 Human Growth & Development

PSY 200 Developmental Psychology

ECE 1040 Early Childhood, Health & Safety

HES 214 Nutrition & Wellness

MGT 1560 Statistics

MTH 115 Statistics

OR  BUS 2430 Introduction to Statistics


ART 1490 History of Art

Art 155 Art Appreciation

BIO 1150 General Biology w/Lab

BIO 112 General Biology w/Lab

ENG 1670 Interpersonal Communication I

COM 103 Interpersonal Communication

HIS 1230 American History I

HST 105 American History I


OR  HST 106 American History II

PHS 125 Introductory to Chemistry

CHM 102 Essentials of Chemistry w/Lab

POS 1130 American National Government

GOV 230 American National Government