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Family & Consumer Science Association

FCSA is dedicated to...

  • Promoting professional and personal leadership
  • Providing opportunities for community service
  • Encouraging professional commitment in all fields of Family and Consumer Sciences

Who is eligible to join?

All FCS majors are eligible to join FCSA. Stop by one of the meetings during the school year to see if it is right for you.

Get Involved! Help FCSA make a difference in the department and in the community. Bring your FCS friends and come have a good time!

How can you join?

Join our TRACS site for more information HERE

Contact Dr. Sandra Duke
 

Are there any other benefits?

Become a member of the professional organizations.

The Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

What is the Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (TAFCS)?

TAFCS has a student section equivalent to FCSA. The mission is to affect the optimal well-being of families and individuals. TAFCS gives student the opportunity for professional development through conferences, networking, mentoring and even publication opportunities.

What is the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)?

AAFCS is the National professional organization. The mission of AAFCS is to improve the quality of individual, family and community life through education, research, cooperative programs, and public information. As a member of AAFCS, some benefits include the Journal of Family & Consumer Science, a discount on the certification test, and the opportunity to grow as a professional.

How much are dues?

FCSA is only $10.00 for the year. If you don't get to join in the fall then you only pay $5.00 in the spring.

What does FCSA do?

Community Service Activities:

  • Bobcat Build
  • Nursing Home Socials
  • Adopt-a-Family
  • Elementary School Pen Pals

Professional Activities:

  • State Convention
  • National Convention
  • Regional Leadership Workshops
  • State Officer Positions