Family & Consumer Sciences – General

Family and Consumer Sciences is the “Today” Profession. . . .

Dedicated to enhancing the relationships among individuals, families, and communities and the environments in which they function, the Family and Consumer Sciences profession takes leadership in:

  • improving individual, family, and community well-being;
  • impacting the development, delivery, and evaluation of consumer goods and services;
  • influencing the creation of policy; and
  • shaping societal change, thereby enhancing the human condition.

Family and Consumer Sciences is concerned with:

  • the strength and vitality of families;
  • the development and use of personal, social, and material resources to meet human needs; the physical, psychosocial, economic, and aesthetic well-being of individuals and families;
  • the role of individuals and families and consumers of goods and services;
  • the development of home and community environments that are supportive of individuals and families;
  • the design, use of, and access to current and emerging technologies;
  • the analysis, development, and implementation of policies that support individuals, families, and communities.

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