The Family and Consumer Sciences program is designed to provide the student with an interdisciplinary life span perspective necessary for professional work with families and consumers. The program will permit the student to develop a comprehensive educational background while focusing on one’s specific interest(s). Graduates of the Family and Consumer Sciences program are prepared to work in either the public or private sector that serve families and consumers. Students will select a minor to strengthen their general education, core and required course work. Depending on the student’s interest, the minor may be chosen from one of the following areas: Fashion Merchandising, Clothing and Textiles, Foods and Nutrition, or Business Administration. Other recommended electives could include foreign language, journalism, health education and social work. Early advisement is highly recommended.