About This Degree
Estimated Program Length
Vincennes University's Associate Degree in FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCES will provide the first two years of study toward your bachelor's degree.
WHAT IS IT?
The field of Family and Consumer Sciences is concerned with improving the lives of individuals and families and includes such diverse areas as:
- Food, Nutrition, and Wellness
- Interior Design and Housing
- Family Relations and Human Development
- Textiles, Clothing and Fashion
- Family Economics and Resource Management
MORE JOBS THAN QUALIFIED APPLICANTS
A study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates that throughout the beginning of the 21st century, there will be an abundance of well-paying jobs open to family and consumer science majors. The study predicts that there will be over 4,000 more jobs than trained persons to fill them.
THE VU ADVANTAGE
At Vincennes University you will have the advantage of small classes and labs, free tutoring, excellent course transferability, and hands-on instructional activities. In addition, students can complete this degree totally online through distance education. If you are contemplating a career in Family and Consumer Sciences, Vincennes University is a great place to start!