Family and Consumer Sciences Education graduates prepare middle and high school students for careers in Family and Consumer Sciences.

Shape Futures

As a teacher, you will interact with children and help to shape their futures. You can be a part of developing their lives in areas such as eating healthy, developing in their families, and improving their homes.

Career Opportunities

Graduates teach courses in nutrition, parenting, childcare, fashion merchandising, and interior design. Graduates are also employed as educators by government entities, business and industry, or community based non-profits.

Courses

The curriculum provides study in teaching methodology as well as in the fields of:

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Which pathway is right for you?

  • Community Outreach. Learn how to develop and implement educational programs to improve economic well-being and the quality of life for students of all ages in settings outside of the classroom.
  • Culinary. Introduce students to the wide variety of careers in the food service industry. Work with local food service establishments to arrange internships ensuring graduates have the skills they need to launch an exciting career in culinary arts.
  • Family Financial Planning. Prepare students to pursue a rewarding career helping consumers to make the most of limited financial resources in jobs such as community educator, credit counselor, wealth manager, or Certified Financial Planner®.
  • Interiors, Fashion, & Textiles. Inspire students to pursue a career in industries ranging from the manufacture of textiles and apparel to residential interior design, and everything in between.
  • Early Childhood. Provide students with the basic skills and knowledge needed for a successful career working with children in child care, schools, and other settings.
  • Foods & Nutrition. Familiarize students with the wide variety of career options that help people lead healthier lives by improving diets and food handling practices.