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Family and Consumer Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Duane Whitbeck

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Contact Person:
Holly Viets

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Phone: 620-235-4457
Fax: 620-235-4686

Family & Consumer Sciences
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Welcome to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Undergraduate programs:

Community and Family Services
Early Childhood Development
Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher Education
Fashion Merchandising

Interior Design - This program has moved to the PSU School of Construction.  Contact Interior Design faculty Denise Bertoncino and Holly Page-Sagehorn to learn more.

Cooperative Masters program with the Department of Technology Studies:

Career and Technical Education - with a FACS or College Teaching Emphasis

Students who complete our programs are prepared to help individuals, families, businesses, and communities cope with the challenges and complexities of today's society.

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Career Day 2015

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The 2015 FCS Career Day was a great success with over 125 high school students and over 25 high schools represented.

Look on our Facebook page for photos of the event.  

Students who are interested in learning more about the majors and visiting our campus should sign up to attend one of the upcoming Gorilla Days through the Admissions Office.

View FCS Career Day photos and videos

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