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The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences

FCS Certification Resources

  • The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences offers resources to study for the Family and Consumer Sciences Certification exams: eight reference e-books; reference book summaries; practice questions with answer keys, and web links.  These materials have been organized by standard and by certification exam (see the table below, the AAFCS credentialing webpage, or the Pearson credentialing webpage).
  • Six-weeks access to the FCS certification study materials is available for $75.00 (+8.25% sales tax for Texas residents). The Curriculum Center Storefront  
  • Access is not automatic with payment. Enrollment may take up to 48 hours to be processed - especially if purchased over a weekend or holiday. You will receive an email when your enrollment is completed and access granted.
    •  If paying by check, please make checks payable to The Curriculum Center. In the memo portion of the check, write FCS Certification Resources. The subscription will begin when the check is received.
  • Refund requests must be submitted within 72 hours of account activation. All refunds will be charged a $20.00 fee. No refunds will be issued to accounts that have been active for more than 72 hours.

  • Ready to study? The Curriculum Center Storefront   Questions?  Call us! (806) 742-3029.
    • These e-books do not represent the only references to be used as study material. Use of these e-books does not guarantee the successful completion of the test.
  • The study materials listed below DO NOT cover Domain 4 – Nutrition, Wellness, and Food Science or Domain 6 – Consumer Resource Management. You will need to find other resources to study for these standards. A list of study resources for each of the standards covered on the exam can be found on the Texas Educator Certification Examination Program webpage.

 

Composite Exam 200 Resources

Practicum Coordination Handbook

  • AAFCS Domain 1 – Integration of Foundations

Services for Older Adults Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 2 – Family Studies and Human Services

Child Care and Guidance Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 3 – Human Development, Education, and Services

Food Production Reference Book

Hospitality Services Reference Book

Institutional Maintenance Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 5 – Food, Lodging, and Hospitality

Textile and Apparel Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 7 – Textiles and Apparel

Housing, Furnishings and Equipment Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 8 – Environmental Design

Specialized Certification Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Science Exam 201 Resources

Practicum Coordination Handbook

  • AAFCS Domain 1 – Integration of Foundations

Food Production Reference Book

Hospitality Services Reference Book

Institutional Maintenance Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 5 –Food, Lodging, and Hospitality

Specialized Certification Human Development and Family Studies Exam 202 Resources

Practicum Coordination Handbook

  • AAFCS Domain 1 – Integration of Foundations

Services for Older Adults Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 2 – Family Studies and Human Services

Child Care and Guidance Reference Book

  • AAFCS Domain 3 – Human Development, Education, and Services