Family & Consumer Sciences

Fashion merchandising students

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a diverse, challenging, and rewarding field of study to help individuals improve personally, to make informed consumer decisions, to enhance the quality of life for families and consumers, and to prepare for exciting professional careers.

Degree programs include:

A. Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in:

  • Child Development
  • Dietetics
  • Human Sciences
  • Merchandising
  • Hospitality and Culinary Management

B. Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a teaching field in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Minors offered within the department include:

  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Child Development
  • Human Sciences
  • Nutrition and Foods
  • Hospitality and Culinary Management

"The closeness of the students, faculty, and staff is what drew me to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. Everyone is very friendly and helpful in supporting student needs. The excellent faculty and instruction prepare students for their potential careers."

- Tiffany Moore, Family and Consumer Sciences, Dietetics. Guntersville, AL.