Family & Consumer Sciences, GeneralPrint
Topics of Study
This broad major is intended to orient you to family and consumer sciences as a whole. You will learn how individuals develop and function in family, work, and community settings and how they relate to their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual environments. This includes such subjects as living patterns, health, lifestyle, and relationships. This program teaches the student to work in a profession which is committed to the wellness of the family unit and its members within our society.
- A certificate or associate degree will qualify for an entry-level job.
- A bachelor's degree is necessary for most positions in counseling, parenting, nutrition and wellness, and interpersonal relationships, or to teach at the secondary level.
- A graduate degree is necessary to teach in higher education.
- Childcare Worker (Domestic)
- Daycare Operator (Child/Adult)
- Executive Housekeeper
- Farm/Home Mgmt Advisor
- Home Economist
- Home Health and Care Aide
- Human Services Worker
- Interior Designer
- Private Household Worker
- Social Worker
- Welfare Eligibility Worker