The Family and Consumer Sciences program empowers you, as 21st Century student to take a leadership roles to critically address quality of life issues which impact individuals, families and communities. The discipline focuses on developing personal and professional life skills directed toward strengthening diverse families as they face multifaceted challenges in a multicultural society. The FCS approach is preventative in its application while recognizing the rapid changes impacting the family and society.

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Program Highlights

  • Internship required
  • Dual emphasis: strong career, strong family
  • Focuses real skills for real life to prepare for careers
  • Holistic and preventative approach to issues
  • Addresses societal issues and changes

Career Pathways

  • Foods, nutrition and housing, consumer issues
  • Social services
  • Nutrition counseling
  • WIC
  • Teaching
  • Real estate agent
  • Clothing buyer
  • Food industry
  • Food science

Organizations and Opportunities

You'll have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations. You may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs and participate in other related activities.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Eastern New Mexico University is committed to helping you finance your education. You can find more information about admissions scholarships and find out why more than $22 million in financial assistance was awarded to students last year. Additionally, qualified students are eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue careers in science, and faculty-mentored research projects.

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High School Courses

If you are interested in majoring in family and consumer sciences, you should include family and consumer sciences courses in your high school curriculum.

Additional Degree Information

On our degree plans page, you can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences degree, including the courses you will take when you're an family and consumer sciences major at Eastern.


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Office Location: Agriculture (AG), Room 107

Phone: 575.562.2363