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The mission of Family and Consumer Sciences is to prepare individuals and families to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society. The discipline's unique focus is on families, work and their interrelationships. 

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A major in family and consumer sciences education prepares the professional to guide individuals toward finding practical solutions to everyday concerns. Employment for the family and consumer sciences graduate is not limited to the public school classroom. A family and consumer sciences degree provides the professional with many skills that can be transferred to other areas with minimal or no additional training. For example, a teacher may leave teaching and work in human services or business positions. Throughout their lifetimes, these teachers may be interested in several different careers. Professionals who can link school, community and business to address problems in society have a bright future.

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Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshman are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Career, Technical and Workforce Development – Family and Consumer Sciences include:

  • Education
  • Child care
  • Food service/production
  • Hospitality
Not sure what to do with a Career, Technical, and Workforce Development – Family and Consumer Sciences degree? Check out our career guide!

 Community Opportunities


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