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Family & Consumer Sciences Department

Our mission is to enhance the physical, social, and economic well-being of individuals, families, and communities, emphasizing healthy and sustainable living across the lifespan. We fulfill our mission through instructional, research, and outreach/extension efforts that challenge, motivate, and inspire.

Family and Consumer Sciences integrates the fundamental components of human life — food, shelter, clothing, human relationships, and family — with larger societal systems. Through programs in textiles, apparel and design; food and nutrition; and human development and family sciences, our department prepares learners to meet the opportunities and challenges of today’s complex world.


Undergraduate Programs

Our department offers a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences (BSFC), under which students can choose from one of our 3 program options.

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Graduate Programs

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, located in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, offers a program of study leading to a Master of Science degree. The Family and Consumer Sciences graduate degree program offers emphases in 3 areas.

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Faculty and Staff

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Contact Us

University of Wyoming
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Dept. 3354
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071

(307) 766-4145
fam-consci@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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