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Family & Consumer Sciences

The Family and Consumer Sciences Program is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The concentrations are designed to prepare students to demonstrate:

  • an ability to perform as a leader in a variety of community settings, businesses, agencies and schools;

  • an understanding of the integrative approach to the relationships among individuals, families, communities and the environments in which they function;

  • professional expertise in fashion merchandising, home furnishings merchandising, or family and consumer studies;

  • the critical thinking, problem solving, and technological skills essential to work effectively with a specific group of clients, consumers, or students; and

  • an understanding and appreciation of diversity and multicultural/global perspective as a leader in an urban environment.

Specialty areas in the Family and Consumer Sciences program allow students to develop skills in one of the following areas: Family and Consumer Studies, Fashion Merchandising, and Home Furnishings Merchandising. Each specialty area requires an internship in an approved community setting.

Fashion Merchandising

Home Furnishings Merchandising

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