As part of Ball State University’s realignment of the College of Applied Sciences and Technology (CAST), the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ degrees have moved to other units.

The overarching intent of the realignment is continued and enhanced student success.

Where Programs Have Moved

Majors

  • Apparel Design – Department of Marketing in the Miller College of Business
  • Child Life – newly formed Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education in the Teachers College
  • Child Development – newly formed Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education in the Teachers College
  • Family Studies – newly formed Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education in the Teachers College
  • Fashion Merchandising – Department of Marketing in the Miller College of Business
  • Hospitality and Food Management – Department of Management in the Miller College of Business
  • Interior Design – newly formed Department of Construction Management and Interior Design in the College of Architecture and Planning
  • Residential Property Management – Department of Management in the Miller College of Business
  • FCS Education – newly formed Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education in the Teachers College

Minors

  • Fashion – Department of Marketing in the Miller College of Business
  • Food Management – Department of Management in Miller College of Business
  • Hospitality Management – Department of Management in the Miller College of Business
  • Residential Property Management – Department of Management in the Miller College of Business
  • Interior Design – newly formed Department of Construction Management and Interior Design in the College of Architecture and Planning

Master’s Degrees

  • Apparel Design – combined with Fashion Merchandising into the Master’s Degree in Fashion in the Department of Marketing in the Miller College of Business.
  • Fashion Merchandising – combined with Apparel Design into the Master’s Degree in Fashion in the Department of Marketing in Miller College of Business
  • Interior Design – newly formed Department of Construction Management and Interior Design in the College of Architecture and Planning
  • Residential Property Management – Department of Management in the Miller College of Business