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Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences

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.

About This Program

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is designed to prepare students for professional careers in community service, government, science and technology, business, industry and education. In addition to the preparation of men and women for professional careers and graduate study, a major focus for the Department is to enhance the general well-being of individuals, families and communities through teaching, research, demonstration and economic development activities.


  • Apparel, Merchandising and Design
  • Nutrition and Hospitality Management
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Department Information

Visit the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences website

Contacts Information

Dr. Nahid Sistani,

Interim Chair and Professor
(256) 372-4172, Carver Complex Hobson Wing RM 104