Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Because our courses can change from time to time, it is important to keep in close contact with your advisor to learn about any alterations to your degree plan.

The Family & Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE) concentration is designed to prepare the graduate for certification as an FCS teacher, as well as employment in a variety of occupations that serve individuals, families and communities through education, government, business or human services.

Small class size allows blending of theory and practice through “hands on” learning. Student involvement in the Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas Student Section is encouraged to provide more complete personal and professional development that enables students to compete successfully in the job market.

 Career Opportunities

  • Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher
  • AgriLife Extension Agent
  • Educational Support Services
  • Curriculum Development
  • Business Training
  • Human Resources Manager

Demand for family and consumer sciences education graduates is very high. Students in the FCSE program will gain a knowledge of nutrition and foods; clothing, textiles and merchandising; human development and family studies; consumer economics and family resource management; housing and interiors; curriculum development; occupational programs; and classroom management.

This page was last updated on: June 14, 2013