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Family and Consumer Sciences

Mission Statment

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) prepares diverse individuals for higher learning and professional careers in community service, government, science and technology, business and industry, and education. A major focus of the unit is to enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through teaching, research, service, and advanced technology utilizing sustainability practices.




Family and Consumer Sciences provides leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimum quality of life.



Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Phone: 256-372-4172
Carver Complex Hobson Wing RM 104
Dr. Ethel G. Jones

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