School of Family, Consumer & Nutrition Sciences: 118 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115 Phone: (815) 753-1543 Fax: (815) 753-1321 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
If you plan to take FCNS 200A and 200B in fall 2013, please complete this form so you can get permission to enroll in the class.
If you are taking the prerequisite for a fall class at a community college this summer, you need to fill out this form so that you can get permission to enroll in the fall class you need.
If you plan to take FCNS 200A and 200B in fall 2013, then please complete this form so you can get permission to enroll in the class.
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Here's a Great Opportunity for Dietition Majors from Hyvee: See the PDF for more details
If you are an undergraduate student planning to graduate in May 2013, for the deadline to apply for graduation has been extended to February 1, 2013. Go to MyNIU, click on Self Service > Degree Progress/Graduation > Apply for Graduation. Note: Undergraduates planning to graduate in August 2013 who wish to walk and participate in the May commencement ceremony must apply for graduation by February 1, 2013.
CPR/First Aid Certification available 3/23 or 4/6. See the flyer for more information. Sign up in WZ 118.
State of Illinois Food Service Manager Sanitation Certification Course Dates are set. Please see the flyer for more information. Register for the exam here.
Family Consumer and Nutrition Sciences SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION can be found here.