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Family and Consumer Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Duane Whitbeck

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Contact Person:
Holly Viets

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Phone: 620-235-4457
Fax: 620-235-4686

Family & Consumer Sciences
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Welcome to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Students in our department choose from several undergraduate programs:

Community and Family Services
Early Childhood Development
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher Education
Fashion Merchandising
Interior Design - Moving to the PSU School of Construction

And a cooperative Masters program with the Department of Technology Studies:

Career and Technical Education - with a FACS or College Teaching Emphasis

Students who complete our programs are prepared to help individuals, families, businesses, and communities cope with the challenges and complexities of today's society.

News and Events


XLR8 with FCS: 
A Summer of opportunities....
May 24 - 27, 2015

Click the title for more information. This summer camp will be a chance to learn more about content and employment in the Family & Consumer Sciences fields.

Career Day 2014

The 2014 FCS Career Day was held on October 24, 2014.

The 2015 FCS Career Day is scheduled for either October 13th or November 4th.  More will follow.

Registration form for Schools

Registration form for individuals attending with a parent

Question & Answer sheet for 2014 FCS Career Day

Career Day 2013 video

FCS Resources of Interest

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News and Events

Career Planning in Family & Consumer Sciences

Career Planning in Family & Consumer Sciences



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