The University of Akron prepares students to take positions as generalists and specialists in these areas of family and consumer sciences.
Each program includes a core of courses intended to connect the various specialties into a cohesive foundation for future life experience
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences offers a variety of resources for its students, including:
All School of Family and Consumer Sciences programs provide opportunities to gain practical professional experience and training in the field of your choice under the direction of skilled professionals.
Interact with other students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:
Learn more about each of the majors available within the School of Family and Consumer Sciences:
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A degree in family and consumer sciences, or one of the areas of specialization, prepare you for a variety of careers, including:
Opportunities for continued job growth are favorable for all majors in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences.
The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to: