Department Chair: Linda Simpson

  • Vision Statement
  • The School of Family and Consumer Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The School prepares students to improve the global society through its life span perspective and with an applied integrative focus on individual and family development, nutrition and health, consumer studies, merchandising, apparel and textile design and hospitality management.


  • Mission Statement
  • The mission of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences is to prepare students to empower individuals, strengthen families, and enable communities within the global environment through an integrated focus on individual and family development, nutrition and health, consumer studies, merchandising, apparel and textile design, and hospitality management. This educational purpose is enhanced by research, experiential opportunities, and service-learning.

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    Study Abroad - South Africa

    Student Honors Theses

    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Newsletters

    Masters Theses

    Family and Consumer Sciences Open Educational Resources

    Faculty Research & Creative Activity

    Events and Exhibits

    Child Development Lab