• F.C.S.
    Family & Consumer Sciences 

    FCS is a field of study focused on the science and the art of living and working well in our complex world. 

    FCS areas of focus include: 

    • Housing and Interior Design,
    • Education and training,
    • Culinary arts, hospitality, and tourism,
    • Food science and nutrition,
    • Health management and wellness, 
    • Human/child development and family relations,
    • Personal and family finance, and
    • Textiles, apparel, and retailing.

    Sustainable practices, consumerism, and leadership principles are woven throughout the content areas.

    Through research, education, and technology, FCS professionals help people develop the essential knowledge and skills to:

    • lead better lives,
    • be work and career ready,
    • build strong families, and
    • make meaningful contributions to our communities.

    You will find FCS professionals in

    • business and industry,
    • academic education at the early childhood, elementary, secondary, and higher education levels,
    • community education for adults and youth, including Cooperative Extension programs,
    • government, and health and human services. 
     The FCS prograams offered at CHS are:
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