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Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. We are pleased that you have chosen to visit our website.  We offer programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Science, as well as, several degree minors, certificate programs, and opportunities to enter a dietetic internship.  We are the largest Family and Consumer Sciences program on the west coast and are accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.  In addition, our option areas also hold a variety of discipline-specific accreditations.

We are currently the largest department on the CSULB campus, with over 2200 majors, minors, graduate and certificate students.  Our faculty, many of whom are noted in their fields, are devoted to serving and teaching students.  Our valued lecturers have vast experience in their field and enthusiastically share this information in the classroom.

Our mission is to prepare leaders for the family and consumer sciences professions.   We are an exemplary, comprehensive and integrative unit in the California State University system that focuses on teaching, scholarship and service to and about individuals, families, and communities in a diverse, dynamic society.

Thank you for considering our program for your academic needs.  Please feel free to contact us with questions or to obtain needed information.   We look forward to welcoming you into our department.

Sincerely,

 Wendy Reiboldt, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair

 

News and Events

Go Global!

Summer Abroad in Barbados

Soak up some sun and have FUN! Come visit the oldest distillery in the world. Summer session 2016, short term study abroad.

  • FCS 490: Distilling and Brewing Technology in Barbados in partnership with the Center of International Education taught by Cheryl Rock, Ph.D.
    Barbados Flyer

Inside CSULB

Family and Consumer Sciences’ Libby Gustin, who hosts a TV show called “Libby’s Sustainable Kitchen,” part of her efforts to get everyone to eat healthier.


The didactic program in dietetics!!

The didactic program in dietetics (DPD) will be accepting applications from CSULB DPD graduates for the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) program in the spring, after DICAS matching. ISPP programs were developed in coordination with ACEND to offer more opportuniteis to DPD graduates for supervised practice hours. The ISPP at CSULB accepts only CSULB Nutriton and Dietetics graduates who have not been matched to internships through DICAS for at least two-rounds. For more information or questions about the application process, there is an informational board located upstairs in the FCS building, near the Child Care center. Or please contact the director, Dr. Rachel Blaine at CHHS-DPD@csulb.edu

 


Enjoy our Family and Consumer Sciences' Newsletter.

 


 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Family & Consumer Sciences
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90840-0501
Phone: (562) 985-4484
Fax: (562) 985-4414
Hours: M-F 8:00 am - 12:00 noon and 1:00- 5:00 pm

Advising Center

Academic Advising Center provides GE and major advising for undergraduate students in the College of Health and Human Services.

To declare any of the Family and Consumer Sciences options as your major, go to AAC.

AAC is located in HSD-117.

Center Hours:
Monday -Thursday 8am - 4:30 pm
Friday from 8 am - 3 pm

Call or check AAC's Website for open advising hours.

Phone: 562-985-2691

www.csulb.edu/chhsadvising

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Scholarships

Scholarships for 2015-2016:
Kappa Omicron Nu Scholarship 2016-2017

CHHS Scholarship 2016

Scholarships for 2016-2017:

CA-AFCS Scholarship Apllication 2016-2017

Travel Funds for Students

Travel Funds through Student Life and Development:https://web.csulb.edu/divisions/students/sld/services_and_resources/atf/

Travel Funds through ASI:http://www.asicsulb.org/administration/policies/policy-on-student-travel-fund.pdf

HOGAR travel solicitation 15-16

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