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Family and Consumer Studies (FCS) is an interdisciplinary department where faculty and students examine how the social, economic, political, and physical environments affect families, individuals, and consumers. The teaching, research, and service done in the department focuses on expanding our understanding of how welfare of individuals, and the families in which they live, are affected by external forces and internal forces. As such, the department emphasizes applied social science research and teaching with a strong public policy orientation.

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A New Space for Campus Kids

The Child and Family Development Center celebrated its grand reopening on Oct. 5.

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Last Updated: 11/21/16