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

 

  • Youth Adventure Camp 2012

    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.

     

  • UHM Costume Collection

    FDM

     

    Fashion Design and Merchandising 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.

Unplug, De-stress. Learn and practice mindfulness at Kuykendall Annex 6. Hours, Monday 8-12 am, Tuesday 9-11 am, Wednesday 12:15-2:15PM, Thursday 9-11 am, Friday 8-12 am,

 

 

FCS Department Chair

Yee, Barbara, Ph.D.
         2515 Campus Road         

Miller Hall 111

Honolulu, HI 96822

(808)956-2250

yeeb@ctahr.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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