What is FCS or Family Consumer Sciences?

Family Caregiving, Parenting, Personal Finance October 27, 2012|Print

Family and Consumer Sciences is one of several educational disciplines in which Cooperative Extension provides programs. Years ago, it was called "Home Economics." Areas of programming (depending on state or county program priorities) may include family relationships and child development, parenting information, nutrition and food preparation, safety and protection (clothing), housing and interior design, personal money management, and other home- and family-related subjects.

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