- Degrees Available:
- Major: Yes
- Minor: Yes
- Graduate Degree: No
- Campus: Macomb
- Study Opportunities:
Undergraduate Majors, Minors & Programs of Study
Students pursuing the B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences may select one of three options: Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising, or Hotel/Restaurant Management. DFMH prepares its graduates for a wide range of career settings including healthcare, retail, schools, corporations and both public and private agencies. Graduates are prepared to assume management positions in corporations, hospitals and government agencies. Graduates are also prepared for graduate school and advanced technical training.
Why Family & Consumer Sciences at WIU?
Full-time and part-time faculty and staff members make significant contributions in maintaining quality programs of instruction, research and service in the areas of dietetics, fashion merchandising and hotel/restaurant management. Challenges to the industries represented in the department are presented in the context of global concerns and concerns of serving an ever-changing diverse population. Students and faculty examine these concerns via academic courses, research endeavors and by activities of student organizations.