Family Consumer Science Education
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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
More information on this area may be found on the NC DPI website - Family Consumer Science Education.