A degree in family and consumer science prepares a graduate for versatile career opportunities. Home economists and consumer scientists work for various organizations to promote wellness and improved living, as well as teaching people better coping skills for the stresses they will face. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to family and consumer science majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Activities Director Buyer Chef Child Care Worker Child Development Supervisor Child Welfare Case Worker Clothing Designer Counselor Day Care Director Department Manager Dietitian Dressmaker Economist Executive Housekeeper Fashion Designer Fashion Merchandiser Food and Drug Inspector Food Service Director Freelance DecoratorHome Health Aide Hotel/Motel ManagerInterior DecoratorKindergarten Aide ManagerMarket Researcher NutritionistRestaurant ManagerProduction ManagerPublic Health SpecialistPublic Relations SpecialistPurchasing Agent Real Estate AgentRehabilitation Counselor Sales ManagerSocial Service Aide Social WorkerTailor Teacher
Career Opportunities in Education (OCC EDU 4)Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry (OCC 80)Career Opportunities in the Food and Beverage Industry (OCC 88.1)Careers for Fashion Plates & Other Trendsetters (OCC PT 18)Careers in Child Care (OCC 34.8)Careers in Focus: Family and Consumer Sciences (OCC 78)Careers in Focus: Fashion (OCC 80.5)Careers in Focus: Geriatric Care (OCC HEAL 22)Careers in Focus: Therapists (OCC HEAL 56)Careers in Social and Rehabilitation Services (OCC 196)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Counseling and Development Careers (OCC 51) Opportunities in Home Economics Careers (OCC 109)Opportunities in Interior Design Careers (OCC 118)Opportunities in Nutrition Careers (OCC HEAL 40)Opportunities in Social Work Careers (OCC 198)Opportunities in Property Management Careers (OCC 176)
BSU Dept. of Family & Consumer Sciences: http://www.bsu.edu/fcs/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) Employment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.com InternshipsUSA.com Vault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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