School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Inspiring People and Strengthening Communities

Our Mission is to educate, inspire, and lead to optimize the human condition. We teach, mentor, and share discoveries and solutions to advance the field of FCS and prepare students for life.

Why Family and Consumer Sciences

Careers, Careers, Careers! The opportunities are abundant! The School of Family and Consumer Sciences offers majors in:

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Human Development and Family Sciences
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Interior Design
  • Nutrition and Foods
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Find Your Path

Discover the unique opportunities that Family & Consumer Sciences has to offer at Texas State.
Having a publication from my thesis changed the way people perceived my expertise, opened doors for me, and as a result, I am now VP of Nutrition, Health, and Impact at Meals on Wheels of Central Texas.

Seanna Marceaux ’12
MS Human Nutrition

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Ullevig S, Sosa E, Crixell S, Uc E, Greenwald B, Marceaux S, Friedman B. Impact of home-delivered meals on nutrition status among older adults in central Texas. Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging. 2018;7(22):861-868. DOI.10.1007/s12603-018-1038-0

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The State's WIC program gets help from TXST

Nutrition professors are working with the state’s WIC program to develop a chatbot that would provide 24/7 communication capabilities for the program’s clients.

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