Family and Consumer Studies: consumer*
Family and Consumer Studies: family*
To enhance the human condition through education, service, and research, related to basic human needs for food, clothing, and shelter, and the well-being of children, families, consumers, and communities.
Abel Waithaka, EDS, MS
Coordinator for Family & Consumer Studies
Room: 3201 Cushwa Hall
Phone: 330-941- 2635
E-mail: agwaithaka AT ysu DOT edu
Family and Consumer Studies program is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of individuals and families across the life span and to prepare students to work in agencies serving children, families and consumers. Students can create a unique program that reflects their career interests or graduate school goals. Students find employment in a variety of community agencies and businesses related to their areas of study.
The mission of the Family and Consumer Studies Program is to prepare students to work in a broad range of settings that serve children, families and consumers. Aspiring professionals will learn how to address the daily challenges of families and consumers. The program combines a rich history of dedication to family issues with the pursuit of innovative strategies for the future. It centers on caring, thinking, and planning for and about families.
Family and Consumer Studies students must complete at least 3 semester hours of Internship credit.
Summer camp programs