The Family and Consumer Studies program provides an interdisciplinary approach to educate individuals to function effectively in changing family, community and work environments. It draws upon the physical, biological, behavioral and social sciences, the arts, and business to prepare individuals for gainful employment, advanced study and lifelong learning. Students are educated in the integrated disciplines of foods and nutrition, child development and life management to develop skills that improve the quality of life for individuals, families and society as a whole.
A one-year program resulting in a Certificate of Achievement is available in Family and Consumer Studies, and a two-year program leading to the Associate Degree is available also.
Typical courses in the Family and Consumer Studies curriculum include: Child Development, Life Management, and Foods and Nutrition.