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DEPARTMENT OF 

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Education Gardening

Family Education Gardening

UHM Costume Collection

UHM Costume Collection

Dragon robe, Shaheen Kamon dress, Kimono, & Aloha shirts  

Summer Field Study

Summer Field Study

UHM students in Berlin

2017 Mānoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching Award

2017 Mānoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching Award

Dr. Michael Cheang

GRANDcares

GRANDcares

is funded by USDA-NIFA-CYFAR (2015-06132) and is a collaboration between Colorado state University and University of Hawaii.

FDM Computer Lab

FDM Computer Lab

2D/3D Computer-aided design

Retail Business Plan Contest

Retail Business Plan Contest

FDM student Christopher Y. Ching

Hawaii Island 4-H Shooting Sports

Hawaii Island 4-H Shooting Sports

4-H & FETCH Science Mentoring

4-H & FETCH Science Mentoring





Our mission is to contribute to developing resilient families, businesses, and communities. We seek to serve as a catalyst for long-term family, community, and policy changes that strengthen and promote our stakeholders, and to improve their quality of life through our research/scholarship, instruction, and extension service throughout Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin.


The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences has two academic undergraduate academic programs, B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) and B.S. in Fashion Design and Merchandising (FDM). It also fosters Cooperative Extension Service programs, including 4-H, Community Education and Leadership, Agricultural Leadership, and Intergenerational programs, and it works in collaboration with the Center on the Family. 


  • HDFS

    HDFS

     

    Human Development and Family Studies Degree Program

     

    Study human development, family development, and family resource management. Prepare for positions in family service agencies; family life and parenting education programs; children's, youth and gerontology programs; child care and early childhood education centers; and consumer affairs agencies.

  • FDM

    FDM

     

    Fashion Design and Merchandising Degree Program

     

    Prepare for a career in apparel- and fashion-related fields. Learn fashion industry operating methods; develop buying and merchandising plans; study textile fibers and fabrics; create fashion apparel lines; examine Hawaiian, Asian, and western costumes; and study social, ethical and environmental issues that impact fashion businesses and consumers.

 


FCS Department Chair

Yee, Barbara, Ph.D.
         2515 Campus Road         

Miller Hall 111

Honolulu, HI 96822

(808)956-2250

  yeebarba@hawaii.edu

 

 



FCS Department

2515 Campus Road
Miller Hall 110

Honolulu, HI 96822

phone: 808-956-8105

fax: 808-956-2239


fcs@ctahr.hawaii.edu

 

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