The department of Family Consumer Science is committed to training professionals to promote the well-being of individuals and families through a bachelor of science degree with majors in dietetics, child development and family studies, family consumer science education, and foods and nutrition, as well as a flexible minor in the areas of consumer studies, child development and family studies, and foods and nutrition.

Career Opportunities

Diverse careers in this field share the central focus of serving the needs of families and consumers. Graduates will be prepared for careers as clinical dietitians, wellness nutritionists, foodservice managers, youth home directors, family life and parenting educators, and more.

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The Dietetics Program provides students pursuing a dietetics career the highest quality advisory, academic and interactive opportunities and to develop their confidence and competency for advancement following graduation to supervised practice, graduate studies or related employment.