Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares students to be professional educators in areas related to individual and family life. This major includes coursework from: Child Development and Family Studies, Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Foods and Nutrition, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. Students develop critical and creative thinking ability as well as a broad perspective in food service, nutrition, parenting, child development, relationships, personal finance, consumer economics, business, education, and leadership.
Points of Pride
- Students benefit from extensive field experiences in schools and community agencies, which begin as early as the second semester.
- Students complete a full semester of student teaching in two classroom settings - junior high and high school.
- Students within the College of Health and Human Sciences can enhance their educational experience through participation in academic organizations such as the Indiana Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.