Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is empowered leaders in Family and Consumer Sciences. This mission will enable the organization and chapters to prepare scholars and researchers as leaders for the 21st century.
Membership is available to professionals and majors in any of the following or related specialty areas: business, consumer resource management, family and consumer sciences education, food science and human nutrition, human environment and housing. Individual and family development, institution / hotel / restaurant management, merchandising management, textiles / apparel and clothing.
MTSU - Kappa Alpha Pi Chapter initiates approximately 50 new members per academic year and participates in scholarly activities, leadership activities and community service activities.
Collegiate Membership Policies
1. The Collegiate category of membership includes
undergraduate and graduate students duly enrolled in the
institution represented by the chapter.
2. Undergraduate students shall:
3. Graduate students shall:
ASID is comprised of professional interior designers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Practicing interior designers usually join ASID under one of two membership categories, Professional Member or Allied Member. You are not required by law to be a member of ASID in order to practice interior design.
Members are comprised of both residential and commercial designers. To qualify for Allied Membership, the designer must have graduated with a degree in interior design from an accredited university. Accreditation does not necessarily mean FIDER accreditation (see FIDER below). These members either have not passed the NCIDQ exam (see NCIDQ below) or are designers who do not practice interior design on a full time basis (such as interior design educators).
Among qualification requirements for Professional Membership, the designer must pass the NCIDQ exam. Professional Members are required to take continuing education courses to maintain their memberships.
ASID also has Student Members who join the society
through their university ASID Student Chapters. Not all schools are
allowed by ASID to have a chapter. MTSU does have a student
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The object of this section shall be to create a
greater understanding of the significant place of the family and
consumer sciences professional in our society and to stimulate
action which will lead toward the realization of an optimum
environment which will provide for the total well being of the
family and the individual. The Association encourages
graduate study in family and consumer sciences and its
subspecialties, such as textiles and clothing, nutrition,
institutional management / food service systems administration,
consumer studies, cooperative extension, and family and consumer
sciences communication, education, and administration. For
more information check out the
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National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) sponsors the only national program to certify family life educators. The Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) program encourages applications from all professionals with course work and experience in family life education including formal teaching, community education, curriculum and resource development, health care, military family support, counseling, and ministry.
Check out the NCFR-CFLE website for more information.
Fashion and Design Students at MTSU is a student
run organization committed to Fashion Merchandising and Apparel
Design students. The purpose of the organization is for the
students to get involved in interests related to their careers,
current affairs, and social interactions. This is accomplished
through fashion field trips, guest speakers, social events,
community action, and other events initiated by the student
members. Membership is open to any interested MTSU students.
FADS Chicago Field Trip - November
Participation in the Fashion Group International Chicago 2011. Click to see pictures
Nutrition and Food Science
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
Family & Consumer Studies
Child Development & Family Studies
Family & Consumer Sciences Ed.
Nutrition & Food Science
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
Interior Design Application Packet
Interior Design Entrance Packet
IDES Application Packet
IDES Application - DUE March 15th
Textiles, Merchandising, & Design Application Packet
TXMD Entrance Application Packet
TXMD Application - DUE March 1st & October 1st
Human Sciences Study Tours Credit Card Payments