School of Family, Consumer & Nutrition Sciences: 118 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115 Phone: (815) 753-1543 Fax: (815) 753-1321 Email: email@example.com
The School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences (FCNS) prepares professionals who support families and individuals in meeting their basic human needs. The programs are based upon an interdisciplinary approach, drawing upon the behavioral sciences, natural sciences, and the humanities.
Students learn theories and their application to professions in nonprofit organizations, private practice, government, education, and business. Baccalaureate graduates have the necessary foundation for a career as well as for further study. Master's graduates are prepared for advanced practice and professional leadership as well as the pursuit of doctoral work in the field. Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences majors may obtain teacher certification in family and consumer sciences at the secondary level.
FCNS News and Important Announcements
Volume 21, Summer 2013 issue of FCNS' The Resource newsletter is out! Read all about it here.
MAKE-UP NEW MAJORS MEETING 2013-2014! If you were unable to attend the previous meetings, you can attend on Wednesday, November 13th 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, McMurry 204 Auditorium.
FCNS NEW MAJORS MEETING 2013-2014! Attend on Thursday, October 17th 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Wirtz 101 Auditorium OR Friday, October 18th 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Wirtz 101 Auditorium.
CPR/First Aid classes will be offered on campus in November. Please see the flyer for more information. Sign up in Wirtz 118.
You can now find FCNS on Facebook! Join us there to keep up-to-date on important FCNS information.
Here's a Great Opportunity for Nutrition, Health, & Wellness Majors from Hyvee: See the PDF for more details
If you are an undergraduate student planning to graduate in May 2014, the deadline to apply for graduation is February 1, 2014. Go to MyNIU, click on Self Service > Degree Progress/Graduation > Apply for Graduation.