The Family and Consumer Sciences Education Option is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).
Mentorship & Advising
All students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education option receive guidance from faculty advisors who are mindful of students' career goals.
For any course or program related questions please e-mail one of the following faculty advisers to make an appointment with them during their schedule office hours. Be sure to print and take your most current Unofficial Transcript and any questions you may have.
|Dr. Yi Cai|
Professional organizations that can result in career opportunities and professional development in the field of Consumer Affairs include:
- American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
A crucial component to the FCS Education academic experience is the required internship course. Students earn professional experience and academic credit toward the degree. Internships provide networking opportunities and potential lifelong professional relationships.
Our graduates have found rewarding careers in the following FCS Educator fields and positions:
- Early childhood professional agencies
- Primary Education (Elementary Education)
- Secondary Education (Middle and high schools)
- Postsecondary Education (2-year or 4-year colleges)
- Career and Technical schools
- Community/government agencies
- Business and industry
- Instructional Coordinators
- School and Career Counselors and Advisors
- Teacher Assistants
- and more...
Please e-mail your advisor to make an appointment with them during their schedule office hours. Be sure to print and take your most current Degree Progress Report (DPR) and a blank FCS Education Form (according to your pattern) to your advisement appointment.
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The Child & Family Studies Center (CFSC), also known as the "lab school", is an educational setting for young children from the community, and their families, whose goal is to secure strong relationships between home and school. As an instructional unit and research laboratory, we strive to promote the professional growth of the university students, faculty, and staff.
To find out more about the services offered please visit the Child & Family Studies Center homepage.