April 30, 2021
May 2021 graduate Paige Kirby, who minored in Retail and Fashion Product Development, founded her very own online boutique, Whatever Makes You Happy, last year.
The Department of Human and Consumer Sciences is composed of four programs. Family and Consumer Sciences Education offers undergraduate degrees in a Teaching track and Community Leadership track. Customer Service Leadership offers an undergraduate online program. Retail and Fashion Merchandising offers an undergraduate major and minor. Restaurant, Hotel & Tourism offers an undergraduate degree and the Hospitality Management undergraduate online program. The department prepares individuals to advocate for consumer well-being. Students value mentoring, ethical leadership, social responsibility, and the ability to adapt to a diverse global environment.