Consumer Affairs offers an interdisciplinary study of personal finance, public policy, psychological, sociological, and cultural factors as they relate to consumerism. Students will develop a variety of skills including communication and negotiation, analysis and interpretation of data, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team of professionals from different backgrounds. Opportunities to develop a strong sense of personal and social responsibility are also provided.
Fashion Merchandising majors explore all areas of fashion from manufacturing to retailing and investigate a variety of products from concept to consumer.
Human Development & Family Sciences
Human Development and Family Sciences majors prepare for many types of careers working with children and families. Using an interdisciplinary approach, students focus on human development and family relationships across the lifespan.
The C.I.D.A. accredited Interior Design program at Texas State University is where students gain skills and knowledge in ideation and concept development, sketching, drafting, space planning, stylistic history and design theory, materials and construction, life safety codes and business practices.
Nutrition and Foods
We engage students through service learning and participatory activities to develop knowledge, appreciation, understanding, abilities, and skills to facilitate development of critical thinking skills necessary for a nutrition career.