Department Chair: Dr. Dana Keller Bush

The mission of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department is to improve the well-being of the family through programs that educate, influence public policy, and help families put research-based knowledge to work in their lives. The field represents many disciplines including nutrition, food service, early childhood, family studies, sexual well-being, human development, textiles, apparel design and merchandising.

Whether you pursue a degree in child & family studies, nutrition and dietetics, family & consumer sciences education, or apparel design & merchandising, you will learn through vibrant programs led by faculty who enjoy teaching.


Browse the Family and Consumer Sciences Collections:

Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty and Staff Scholarship