Nutrition and Family Option

The concentration is designed to provide an integrated approach to understanding relationships among wellness, nutiriton, and the family environment. The teacher is prepared to identify children at risk and apply problem solving skills through recommending appropriate community health resources.

Required Courses: 6 credits

FCFN 240   Nutrition for Educators (Fall only) 
*FCFC 250  Family Relations
*FCFN 240 substitutes for FCSFN 340 for prerequisite purposes
(Offered fall semester only)

Optional Courses: 9 credits (Choose 3)

FCFN 110    Introduction to Foods
FCFC 202    Family Wellness 
FCFC 380    Parent Education
*FCFN 395  Nutrition, Food and Culture (FCSFN 240 is pre-requisite)

*Offered spring semester only

For further information, contact your advisor or Carol Friesen, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Department of Elementary Education
Teachers College (TC), Room 305
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8560
Fax: 765-285-8793