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.

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.