About the Department

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is dedicated to servicing and creating global consumers.

We are characterized by professional disciplines bound by the common them of rendering service to individuals, families, and communities, addressing fundamental human needs.

We serve capable students and equip them with the knowledge and marketable skills to raise the quality of life and render services at the personal, family, community and global levels.

Values of the department are:

  • Quality teaching
  • Innovative curriculum
  • Integration of technology
  • Experiential learning
  • Evidence-based research

Graduates emerge from their academic career and are prepared to transition into meaningful employment with a clear appreciation for lifelong learning, ethical standards, public engagement, and key societal values such as sustainability, responsibility, and diversity.