Available as major (B.S. degree) and minor, with concentrations in hospitality and family studiesBe the spark to ignite the flame of love, commitment, health and happiness for today’s families. With a degree in family and consumer sciences, you can influence others in meaningful ways that will enrich their homes and communities.
Beware: This isn’t your mother’s home economics class.We have designed this program especially for you. Build on your interest in working in family and community services or family resource management. Choose a concentration in hospitality or family studies to sharpen your focus. At Olivet, you can:
Putting knowledge to workA five-hour internship is required for this program. Our students have completed internships with a variety of local and national companies, including: Youth for Christ, Sunrise Health Foods, Chic Weddings Inc., St. Bernard Hospital, Butterfield Court Senior Living, University of Illinois Extension Service.CareersIf you:
then this career area may be just what you’re seeking!American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a national certification exam for the family and consumer sciences professional (CFCS).Possible careers include: banking, business ownership, party planning, event planning, consumer services Family and Consumer Sciences is part of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences within the School of Professional Studies.
Gain the skills and the knowledge you need to build a successful career.