Family and Consumer Sciences

Graduates with a Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) degree contribute to careers in family relations, consumer economics, personal finance, fashion merchandising, interior design, housing and nutrition.  Students learn about issues that affect families, individuals, families and communities - especially issues that relate to the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing and relationships in terms of health and well-being.

Undergraduate degrees in Food Science & Nutrition, Interior Design, Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher Certification, Food Service Management, Fashion Merchandising and Family & Consumer Sciences provide students with the necessary skills for future professional growth in both the public and private sectors and for engagement in the global marketplace.

Masters programs in Dietetics combined with a Dietetic internship program provide for future competency in extension services, business, dietetics, education and industry.

Careers Include:

  • Store Leadership
  • Dietetic Technician
  • FACS Teacher Educator
  • Catering/Restaurant Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Technologist
  • Product Developer
  • Technical Merchandiser
  • Visual Merchandiser/Stylist
  • Market Researcher
  • Import/Export Specialist
  • Community Nutrition Manager
  • Fashion Buyer
  • County Extension Educator
  • Interior Designer
  • Nutrition Educator

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