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Collection Development Guide: Family & Consumer Sciences: Program Purpose and Description

This guide provides collection development information to Family & Consumer Sciences faculty and faculty representatives.

Program Purpose and Description

The School of Family and Consumer Sciences offers programs that prepare students for diverse professional roles.

Mission statement:
Family and Consumer Sciences is an interdisciplinary school of applied sciences that, through effective teaching, scholarship and service, enhances the quality of individual and family life by preparing students of diverse backgrounds for professions in the public and private sectors, and for engagement in local and global communities. We teach, study, and serve from an ethical framework.

The vision of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences is to be recognized as a premier school that engages in important scholarship and prepares the most qualified graduates in Texas and the nation from programs in Consumer Affairs (CA), Human Development and Family Sciences (FCD), Fashion Merchandising (FM), Interior Design (ID), and Nutrition and Foods (NUTR).


Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Source: School of Family & Consumer Sciences website