Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences is the application of the sciences to the betterment of individuals, families and society. It includes what was historically known as Home Economics.

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. B.S. programs are offered in Nutrition and Wellness, Community and Family Services, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and two tracks in Child Development. The department has an Early Childhood Unified: Birth - Kindergarten program. The department offers minors in Child Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Ecology, Nutrition and Wellness, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.  

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This is an opportunity for classroom teachers at the secondary or post-secondary level to connect with the Family & Consumer Sciences Department at Pitt State.

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Contact Information

Contact: Holly Viets

Family & Consumer Sciences Department
101 Family & Consumer Science Building
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7514

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

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