Family and Consumer Sciences (B.A.)

Department of Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences

The different concentrations in Family & Consumer Sciences cover interdisciplinary subjects. The Human Development & Family Studies track concerns family services and consumer economics. The Food Service Management track involves institutional food administration and food science. The Textiles & Apparel track pertains to those materials’ design, production, distribution, and retailing. Finally, Secondary School Teacher Education is a co-major with Secondary Education & Youth Services.

Graduates often work in public and social institutions, such as consumer agencies, family services, departments of social welfare, hospitals and clinics, schools, and similar organizations.

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Family Science / Studies / Relations / Ecology / Services
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