Program: Family & Consumer Studies

Overview

Family & Consumer Studies

The FACS program prepares individuals to balance personal, family, and workplace responsibilities throughout the life cycle. 

Career Opportunities

Students are provided lower-division transfer classes for a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and are provided opportunities for developing skills and competencies for multiple roles of home, family, and career. Students are advised to check with a four-year college/university for specific requirements for transfer. 

This Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in any of the generalized fields of Family and Consumer Science which includes Child Development, Family and Consumer Studies, Fashion, Foods and Nutrition, and Interior Design.

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Associate in Arts (AA), Family & Consumer Studies

Students are provided lower division transfer classes for a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and provide opportunities for developing skills and competencies for multiple roles of home, family, and career. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Develop skills and workplace competencies needed for success in the workplace. 
  • Analyze cultural forces and their effects on the individual and family. 
  • Evaluate and develop personal finance plans.

Certificate of Achievement, Family & Consumer Studies

This Certificate of Achievement will prepare students for an entry-level position in any of the generalized fields of Family and Consumer Studies which include Child Development, Family & Consumer Studies, Fashion, Foods and Nutrition and Interior Design.