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Bachelor of Science
Family and Consumer Sciences Extension (B.S.)
The FCS Extension program prepares students to work in the Cooperative Extension system, supervising and managing volunteers in FCS community programs for children, youth, adults, and seniors (such as 4-H, SNAP, and other welfare services). The program includes courses in nutrition, clothing and textiles, interior design, and child development.
Family and Consumer Sciences
Our FCS Extension Graduates Are...

Knowledgeable Professionals who demonstrate proficiency in nutrition, child development, interior design, hospitality, apparel construction, family services, and resource management.

Life-long Learners who understand the tools of inquiry used in research methods and the key elements of effective grant writing.

Relationship Builders who design curriculum for youth or adults based on community needs.

Effective Communicators who can share FCS content with stakeholders, community leaders, and other professionals in the Cooperative Extension system.

Ethical Educators who exhibit professional dispositions.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in
Cooperative Extension Agent
A cooperative extension agent provides educational programs and workshops on topics relevant to their community’s needs, such as agriculture, nutrition, food safety, and 4-H youth development.
Youth Development Officer
A youth development officer implements programs that support the positive development and well-being of young people within a community, focusing on leadership, education, and personal growth.
Family Nutrition and Health Agent
A family nutrition and health agent fosters healthy behaviors, prevents chronic diseases, and promotes overall well-being through education and supportive interventions.

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