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FCS Honors Program

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Course Overview


         FCS 4444    Honors Independent Study     3 credit hours
         FCS 4555    Honors Research     3 credit hours
         FCS 4644    Honors Thesis*     3 credit hours
         FCS    Graduate Level Course**     3 credit hours
         Total        12 credit hours  


* Honors Thesis required by University Honors guidelines.

** 5000-5499 graduate course approved by the School of Family and Consumer Sciences (Must be taken in senior year -- University guidelines).

# Student may petition School of Family and Consumer Sciences to substitute up to three semester hours of FCS Honors credit for requirements within the major.


  • Student petitions must be submitted to the School of Family and Consumer Sciences Honors coordinator who will in turn submit the request to faculty in the appropriate subject matter area. 


  • Requirements within the student's subject matter option and the School of Family and Consumer Sciences core curriculum will have to be addressed and satisfied before approval is recommended. 


  • The recommended petition will then require the signature of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences Chair for final approval.




For more information, contact the FCS Honors Program Coordinator:

Dr. Katherine Shaw, Assistant Professor

School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue

Charleston, IL  61920

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Family and Consumer Sciences

1030 Klehm Hall
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-6076
Fax: (217) 581-6090

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