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Family and Consumer Science

NYSED Content Areas: Home Economics, Food and Nutrition, Career Counseling, Child and/or Family Studies, Fashion/Textile Design

Stony Brook University has determined that the following recommended courses meet the NYSED guidelines for professional license in this certification content area. Courses from the School of Health Technology and Management, the School of Nursing, the College of Business, and the departments of Sociology and Psychology may also be valid for the content area.


CEE 540 School-Based Substance Abuse Prevention
CEE 571 Ethics and Values: Character Education
CEF 509 The Dysfunctional Family: Effects on Academic Performance
CEI 558 Youth and Gang Violence in Contemporary American Cities: Causes, Societal Impact, and Social Policy*
CEM 580 Adolsecent Development: Life Stages (formerly Adolescent Life Stages: Normal to Abnormal)
CEM 582 Problems of Adolescence
CEP 517 Psychology of Sport *
CEP 518 Exercise and Nutrition*

*Denotes a course that is either regularly or occasionally offered online.

Note: The information contained on this page is valid as of 1/30/2014.

Statement of Student Responsibility

Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. Students should keep in mind that degree requirements are separate and distinct from requirements for teacher/administrator certification and resulting initial and/or professional licenses.  Each student is responsible for reviewing, understanding and adhering to his/her certification requirements.  For further information, visit NYSED at


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