Community and Family Services
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Overview


Undergraduate Emphasis

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences at Pittsburg State University is one of two Family & Consumer Sciences programs in Kansas and is known for getting students involved in professional development opportunities that will lead to employment across the nation. The students who select the community and family services emphasis are known for their involvement with the KAFCS student organization. 

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  • About Emphasis
  • Career Options

Students majoring in the area of Community and Family Services at Pittsburg State University experience a variety of hands-on learning opportunities both in the classroom and in the community. They are guided by dedicated faculty who see every student’s potential to find their own level of success. Students in this program earn a significant number of scholarships.

As a graduate of the Community and Family Services program at Pittsburg State University, you will be equipped to secure positions in the following fields:

  • Customer Services
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Community Action Programs
  • Family & Consumer Sciences Extension
  • Adult Education Instruction
  • Consumer Relations

About Family and Consumer Sciences Department


The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees and a cooperative master’s degree program. B.S. programs are offered in Community and Family Services, Early Childhood Development, and Fashion Merchandising. A B.S.E. program is offered in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. The department is also a partner in the Early Childhood Unified program housed in the College of Education. The department offers minors in Early Childhood, Fashion Merchandising, Human Ecology, and Youth and Adolescent Development. The department also contributes to minors in Women’s Studies and Public Health.

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