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. In the past, this list also included multidisciplinary courses that required course validity forms. Due to changes in the NYSED regulations, Stony Brook no longer validates these courses and cannot include them in the recommended course list.
You may request review of any course that is not on this list.
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.
Courses Requiring Course Validity Forms
SPD will cease to supply course validity forms for the courses below after December 30, 2013. If a student completed one of these courses prior to this date, SPD will complete said form on their behalf. However, final determination in each case is incumbent upon a decision by the Office of Teaching Initiatives after course review.
CEE 504 Youth in Crisis: Who Should Be Listening?
CEE 511 The Home-School Relationship in Education
CEE 584 Bullying and Bias in the Learning Environment
CEF 515 The Family and Television: The Impact on Children
CEG 551 Philosophy for Children: Ethics and Values
CEH 531 Identity Within the American Family: A Literary Approach
Note: The information contained on this page is valid as of 12/06/2013.
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. (SPD’s Non-matriculating [non-degree] Graduate Students [GSP] are responsible for adhering to the guidelines related to non-matriculated status.) All SPD students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and complying with University and SPD regulations, policies, and procedures, as described in all official publications, the University website, and the SPD website, including, but not limited to, SPD’s online references, the SPD Bulletin and SPD Academic Calendar.