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  • fashion bar logo with the chicago skyline in background

    FCS student featured in Chicago fashion week.

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    Students receiving awards at the 2017 Awards and Recognition Ceremony.

  • Students being led through the Valley Dining Center

    Students from Foodservice Operations and Sustainability tour WMU's Valley Dining Center.

  • Still image of interior design studioInter

    Interior design students showcase their work in the studio.

Mission statement

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences provides integrative educational programs and conducts research focused on reciprocal relationships; relationships among individuals, families, and their near environments with the goal of improving the quality of life within a dynamic global community.

Academic programs

Bachelor's degrees


Graduate Certificates

Master's Degrees

Doctoral Degrees



2017 FCS Newsletter - Dec. 7

Three members of CEHD community shine in 2018 excellence in diversity awards - Nov. 30

Dietetics student receives Research and Creative Activities Scholarship - Nov. 15

Two incoming CEHD students are winners of the Medallion Scholarship - July 27

Denise Dunn recognized by the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness - June 12

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