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Family & Consumer Science


Family & Consumer Science Department

The Mission of Family and Consumer Science Education is to prepare students for family life, work life, and careers by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed for:

Balancing personal, home, family and work lives.

Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness across the life span.

Successful life management, employment, and career development.

Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods andservices.

Managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families.

Strengthening the well being of individuals and families across the life span.

Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community, and work settings.

Appreciating human worth and accepting responsibility for one'sactions and success in family and work life.

Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse family, community, and work environments.