Dr. Pat Pierson
Department Head,
Family and Consumer Sciences

Welcome from the Department Head

Welcome to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences! Our program is nationally accredited by the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). A degree in any of the programs which we offer prepares graduates to work in a variety of fields, all aimed at improving the lives of individuals and families. Field experience is a requirement of all curricula and is one of the major components of these programs. The newly renovated Family and Consumer Sciences building is a state-of –the art facility, complete with a commercial foods lab, computer lab, and student lounge. It is a warm, inviting place for enhanced student learning!

The following degree programs are offered by this department:

B.S. Family and Consumer Sciences
  Concentrations: Consumer Services
    Child Development and Family Relations
B.S. Hospitality Management and Tourism
  Concentrations: Travel and Tourism
    Hospitality Services
    Culinary Arts
B. S. Early Childhood Education
M.Ed. Early Childhood Education (PreK-3)
M.A.T. Early Childhood Education (PreK-3)