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Family and Consumer Sciences Education (B.S.)

This program prepares graduates to teach in both middle and high school.  

Graduates possess excellent qualifications for working with 4-H youth or in FCS educator positions with the USDA Cooperative Extension Service. 

The demand for Family and Consumer Science teachers and extension agents is high due to current and projeted shortages.

FCS Ed. Teacher Employment Statistics from U.S. Dept. of Labor and Statistics

Available Courses

  • Food Preparation and Composition
  • Lifecycle Nutrition
  • Introductory Apparel Production
  • Dress, Appearance and Culture
  • Introduction to the Family
  • Identity and Sexuality
  • Family Housing and Design


Suggested Curriculum Guide


For further information on this program, please contact
Academic Advisor: Dr. Karina Christopher

Students in the FCS Ed. program are invited to participate in a study abroad course in Florence, Italy with the Applied Human Sciences Department.

Contact:  859-622-3445 /  

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