What are Family and Consumer Sciences, and Human Services?
Classes in family and consumer sciences, and human services focus on hospitality, tourism and recreation; food production and service; food science, nutrition and wellness; human services; human development; interpersonal relationships; parenting; education and early childhood; apparel and textiles; fashion design and merchandising; housing and interior design; consumer and family resources; career, community and family; and entrepreneurism.
Family and Consumer Sciences is uniquely equipped to address gaps in employability skills of CTE students. By leveraging FCS curriculum that includes competencies in social/ emotional skills, ethics, resiliency, work/life balance, and grit, CTE students can be prepared to thrive in their chosen career field
Hospitality Services and Culinary Arts facilitates students’ access to careers that address food security issues and community vitality through strong hospitality /tourism and food service/culinary arts workforce.
Education and Human Services includes some of our nation’s most critically in-demand education careers and careers serving children, youth, aging adults, and those with mental health challenges and connects you to careers that relate to families and human needs.
Visual Arts and Design allows students to apply design to meet human needs and solve 21st century challenges preparing for high-wage careers in America’s apparel, textile, and interior design, manufacturing, and merchandising industries.
Classes in Cosmetology focus on hair care; skin care and make-up; nail care; salon management/business development; theory; and related practical experience.
Careers in Family and Consumer Sciences, and Human Services
The career possibilities are truly endless. If these careers inspire you please talk with your guidance counselor about CTE, or contact the technical college nearest you!
• Nutritionist • Dietitian • Food Scientist • Chef • Restaurant Manager • • Restaurant Owner • Baker • Brewer • Caterer • Food & Beverage Director • Food Technologist • Research Chef • School Nutrition • Extension Agent • Destination Marketing Professional • Events Manager • Food & Beverage Director Teacher • Social Worker • Therapist • Counselor • Principal • Director • Preschool Teachers • Advocate • Coach • Extension Agent • Pattern Maker • Fashion Designer • Textile Scientist • Trend Forecaster • Tailor/Seamstress • Interior Designer • Interior Architect • Design Associate • Furniture Designer • Buyer • Copywriter • Manufacturer Rep• Commercial Photographers, Digital, Still, Video, Film • Interior Designers, Commercial/Residential and Home Furnishings coordinators • Graphic Designers, Fashion Illustrators • Textile Designers • Commercial Artists, Illustrators, and Artists, all Media • Fashion Designers • Retail Marketing Coordinators • Merchandising Managers • Operations Managers • Visual Merchandise Managers • Sales Managers • Customer Service Representatives • Salon Hairstylist • Salon Manager • Platform Artist • Nail Technicians • Make-Up Artists • Educator • Runway Work • Retail Specialist