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
The Home Economics Foundation of the Peoria Area Scholarship is available for FCNS students who have a permanent residence in Peoria, Woodford, or Tazewell County and who have completed a minimum of 24 college credit hours and still have at least 24 credit hours to complete before graduating. Contact Tiffany Bruno, FCNS academic advisor, by calling (815) 753-6346, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person in Wirtz Hall 122I for the application. Deadline is 3/14/14
New Textiles, Apparel, & Merchandising, Hospitality Administration, and Nutrition, Health, & Wellness majors must attend one of the two mandatory new majors meetings. They will be held on Thursday, 3/20/14 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in Wirtz 101 auditorium and on Friday, 3/21/14 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Call the FCNS office if you have any questions.
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week events will be taking place between 2/23 - 3/1. See this flyer for more information.
The application for applying to Early Childhood Studies is now available here. It is due by 4:30 p.m., Monday, 3/3/14.
Spring 2014 Family & Child Studies application is here. It is due by 4:00 p.m., Monday, 3/3/14.
The Ewing Memorial Scholarship is seeking current or past McLean County residents who are majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences. Find more information here and the application here. Deadline is 4/1/14
FCNS scholarships are available for 2014-2015! Find more information here. Application deadline is 3/3/14
Spring 2014 Sanitation Certification Exam is coming up. Please see this flyer and visit this page for more information.
Volume 21, Summer 2013 issue of FCNS' The Resource newsletter is out! Read all about it here.
You can now find FCNS on Facebook! Join us there to keep up-to-date on important FCNS information.