Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Education empowers individuals to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse global society. Students develop human literacy as they master a complex set of essential skills and knowledge needed to achieve quality of life. They gain career preparedness as they acquire readiness to participate in a rapidly changing workforce and global economy.

    Family and Consumer Sciences students prepare for family life, work life, and careers in eight core areas:

    • Consumer Education and Resource Management
    • Early Childhood Education and Services
    • Family and Interpersonal Relationships
    • Food Production and Services
    • Foods, Nutrition and Wellness
    • Housing, Interiors and Design
    • Parenting Education and Human Development
    • Textiles, Apparel and Fashion

    FACS Education currently offers one middle school course and seventeen high school courses that comprise five career pathways within five national career clusters.