Ohio University

HCS Majors

Human and Consumer Sciences

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 degree-completion program. Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development offers an undergraduate major and minor, as well as a master’s in Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising. Restaurant, Hotel & Tourism offers an undergraduate degree, as well as a master’s in Hospitality and Tourism. 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. 

Accreditation

The Department of Human and Consumer Sciences is accredited with AAFCS