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Family & Consumer Sciences Research Guide: Family & Consumer Sciences

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to the Family and Consumer Science degree programs.

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Field of Study

Field of study covers topics including child development, nutrition, child life programs, career planning, and parenting.

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Professional Organizations

Areas of Specialization

  • Adult or child care administrator
  • Extension agent
  • Event planner
  • Wedding planner
  • High school teacher
  • Middle school teacher
  • Pre-school teacher/administrator

Library of Congress Subject headings relevant to Family & Consumer Sciences

  • Home economics
  • Consumer behavior
  • Finance, personal
  • Work and family
  • Dietetics
  • Food habits
  • Children - nutrition
  • Women - nutrition

Within the 3rd floor book shelves, robotic system or electronic resource (online book) can be searched by call number:

  • LB 1140 has Preschool Education
  • LB 1115  has Psychology of Children
  • LB 1119 has Research of Education
  • LC 37 - 44.3  has Homeschooling
  • LC 3950 - 5160.3 has Special Needs in Education.
  • TX 341 - 840 Nutrition and Cooking

Useful Databases


Encyclopedias and Dictionaries