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, Food Service Management, and Fashion Merchandising 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:

  • Food Service Director
  • Registered Dietetic Nutritionist
  • Registered Interior Designer (RID)
  • Catering & Banquet Entrepreneur
  • Brand Manager
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Retail Planning and Allocation
  • Visual Merchandiser/Stylist
  • Architectural & Design Sales Rep
  • Wholesale Representative
  • Research & Development
  • Retail Buying
  • Food & Beverage Manager
  • CAD/Revit Manager
  • Nutritional Consultant