Family and Consumer Sciences Department

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FACS) helps prepare students for family life, work life, college and careers by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and Career and Technology preparation. 

The mission of the family and consumer sciences program is: 
  • To develop knowledge and skills that support healthy, functioning individuals in family and work roles.
  • To develop the knowledge, skills, and ethical behaviors needed for employment success.
  • To develop and apply critical thinking skills. 
  • To enhance self-esteem and the appreciation of self-worth.
  • To provide career exposure in learning lab environments