Essential advising related information for declared FCS students is contained on the FCS Academic Advising Reggie Net accessible via My Illinois State.
FCS Academic Advising advises all undergraduate students who have a minimum of 24 credit hours earned and who are declared FCS majors. If you have under 24 hours completed or you are classified as an Undeclared student, you are assigned an advisor in the University College Academic Advisement Center.
Prospective students, please contact Michele Ruby or (309) 438-4608.
If you are currently an Illinois State University student and are interested in transferring into one of the program options in our department, log into My Illinois State, click on the "Apply to My Program" link, and complete the online application.
All students in FCS are required to complete a professional practice experience or a semester of student teaching (for those in our teacher education program).
You can learn more about FCS 398/Professional Practice/Internship by following the steps below:
Please contact Michele Ruby with any questions, concerns, or matters regarding FCS 398/Professional Practice/Internship.
Students do have the opportunity to earn credit for FCS 198, which is an internship class for FCS underclassmen that do not yet meet the requirements for FCS 398. FCS 198 requires 160 hours of work over the semester for 3 credit hours.
Students may apply for graduation via the "Apply for Graduation" link on My Illinois State. This is a degree requirement.