Mission statement

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences provides integrative educational programs and conducts research focused on reciprocal relationships; relationships among individuals, families, and their near environments with the goal of improving the quality of life within a dynamic global community.

Academic programs

Bachelor degrees


Master Degrees

Doctoral Degrees


Job posting: Assistant Professor Tenure-track, Dietetics for Fall 2017.


FCS Chair Gary Bischof presenting for honors college deanship - Oct. 28

FCS faculty member Dr. Duncan Lane has article in Journal of Marriage and Family Review - Sept. 30

Dietetic students place first and second in poster competition - Aug. 9

Little Dresses for Africa - April 15

Dean Li Attends Meijer Alumni Breakfast - Feb. 26

Dietetic Interns Receive Student Sustainability Grant - Feb. 3

Fashion Merchandising and Design Professor has Article Published in National Journal - Jan. 27