2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences


Faculty

ANNE FIGUS (2019)
  Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences; Chair, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., 1993, Illinois State University
M.Ed., 2004, Loyola University Chicago
Ed.D., 2012, Benedictine University
Certified Project Management Professional

CATHERINE ANSTROM (2000)
  Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., 1978, Eastern Illinois University
M.B.A., 1995, Olivet Nazarene University
M.S., 2005, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Ph.D., 2010, Capella University
FAND, 2018, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Registered and Licensed Dietitian

DEBBIE KIMBERLIN (2013)
  Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., 2003, Olivet Nazarene University
M.S., 2005, Eastern Illinois University
Registered and Licensed Dietitian

 

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences offers several majors. These include Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design, and Family and Consumer Sciences , with a concentration in Hospitality.

Each area of specialization prepares graduates to pursue professional careers in family and consumer sciences in such fields as education, business, extension services, research, kitchen, bath, contract, and residential design, social welfare, public health, international service, and careers in a variety of other agencies, organizations, and institutions.

Family and consumer sciences is the field of knowledge and service focusing on families as they function in various forms. Family and consumer sciences integrates knowledge from its own research and other areas such as the physical, biological, and social sciences, and the arts, and applies this knowledge to the enrichment of the lives of individuals and families. The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is involved effectively in the scientific, cultural, social, and economic dynamics of a changing society.

Programs

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