Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Education will help to prepare you for family life, work life, and careers in family and consumer sciences by:
- Providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed through
- Character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and vocational preparation.
Family & Consumer Sciences Education Pathways
Below are the eight Career Pathways in Family and Consumer Sciences Education:
Career Chart and Key - The full list of occupations included in the Career Chart was defined by the Utah Department of Workforce Services and represents a large majority of the workers in Utah. Occupations were then organized into eight sections to suggest the Area of Study most related to preparing for those occupations.
Student Leadership Organization
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is the student leadership organization for FACS Education. FCCLA will provide you with opportunities to attain knowledge, skills, and leadership characteristics necessary to succeed in life as well as promoting personal growth and leadership development. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life.You Will Learn
- Leadership and employability skills
- Time management
- Effective communication
- Problem solving skills
Family and Consumer Sciences courses provide students with skills needed to balance life and careers.
After high school, it is critical that you build on what you have already learned and obtain additional training, a certificate, or a degree at a post-secondary institution.
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards provide applicants with more than a 50 percent chance of receiving approximately $1,700 in tuition awards this year and possibly even more the next. Would you spend four hours compiling a portfolio to receive $1,700? That's the reality of students applying for the over 110 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.