Family and Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Science imageCareer/Job Title-

FCS educator, cooperative extension specialist, family services consumer rights specialist, nutritional aide, financial advisor, human resources, teacher

Recommended courses beyond HDFS

AH- 3101: Health and Wellness for Life
COMM- 3103: Motivation and Emotion, 3200: Interpersonal Communication, 3300: Effects of Mass Media, 3321: Latinas and Media, 4230: Organizational Communication, 4320: Media and Special Audiences, 4330: Children and Mass Media, 4820: Public Relations
ECON-2439: Urban Development and Policy
EDCI3002, 3005, 3007
ENGL-3420: Children's Literature, 3422: Young Adult Literature, 3605: Latina/o Literature, 3613: Introduction to LGBT Literature
HIST- 3201: The History of Human Rights, 3203: History of the Family
INDS-3375: Indian Art and Popular Culture: Independence to the Present
NUSC-2200: Nutrition ans Human Development, 3180: Experience in Community Nutrition, 3230: Community Nutrition
POLS-3842: Public Administration, 3847: The Policy-making Process, 3857: Politics, Society, and Education Policy


Advanced Degrees

Graduate level work (Masters and/or Ph.D.) in Human Development and Family Studies, Family and Consumer Sciences, Marriage and Family Therapy, MSW with child or family track, Graduate programs in Counseling, Finance, Policy or Law, Public Health or Business.


Important Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook
American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences
National Board for Certified Counselors
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy