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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

Our Mission

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University provides educational programs and experiences that develop professional and life skills that help people function more effectively in their daily living and working environments.

All Family and Consumer Sciences programs of study have a common theme. Each, in some way addresses the social, physical and economic well being of individuals and families as they function in their communities at home and around the world. The programs in the department focus on the fundamental building blocks of human existence - food, shelter, clothing, human relationships, commerce and family life.

If you want to make a difference in people's lives - then consider a program of study in FCS. Do you have an interest in art, design, psychology, business, economics, sociology or education? If the answer is yes then you will find programs in FCS to match your abilities and interests.