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Becoming a teacher of family and consumer sciences (7-12) at Meredith College is a win-win process: you major in family and consumer sciences, the subject you want to teach, and then you take courses in the professional teacher licensure program. Study in your major will prepare you to understand the content you will teach and your professional education courses will prepare you to teach – including planning and assessing learning activities. You will learn to understand your students and to design instruction for all students. You can begin taking required licensure courses as a sophomore. After taking one education course, you can apply to the teacher education program.
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