Family and Consumer Sciences

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Are you interested in working with individuals and families? Our program provides students a broad education for careers in consumer affairs, dietetics, hospitality services, family services, or merchandising and textiles. The courses in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences provide the foundation for challenging careers.


Dietetics, Family Services, Apparel and Textiles, Consumer Studies, Hospitality, and Merchandising

Four Year Degree Plan

Course Catalog Listing (Dietetics Option) (Family Services Option) (Apparel and Textiles, Consumer Studies, Hospitality, and Merchandising Option)

Student Professional Orginizations

You can participate in the Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, one of the largest of the nation. Your goal may be to become a member of Kappa Omicron Nu, an honorary society which has won national awards.

Scholarship Listing

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Omar Carl Schmeusser Memorial Scholarship
Balsaar & Ruth Bubeck Scholarship
Carol Specht Memorial Scholarship
Christopher E. Tredennick Memorial Scholarship
Donna Lynn Connelly Memorial Scholarship
Dr Harold M & Alice D Cavins Scholarship
Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Dwight & Bette (Leckrone) Baptist Scholarship
Education Scholars Award
Eileen F. Hubbard Scholarship
Elsie and Erson Giffin Scholarship Fund
Grote Stahl Scholarship
John E. & Mary J. Price Scholarship
Joyce S Crouse Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship
Mike and Susan Petrik Annual Scholarship Award for Excellence
Ozier Child and Family Award
Ruth Gaertner Scholarship
Ruth Miller Esbeck Scholarship

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Faculty Listing

Family and Consumer Sciences, Klehm Hall 1030
Contact Name: Dr. Jim Painter
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