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Family and Consumer Sciences

The Family and Consumer Sciences Program empowers individual and family well-being to improve abilities to make informed choices and acquire skills needed to improve the quality of their lives and their communities. Critical and creative thinking skills are used to address problems in diverse families, communities, and work environments. In addition, the program seeks to identify unexpressed needs affecting individual and family well-being and improve abilities to understant and adapt to social change. The ASUEP also works to improve the health of Mississippi's children and families through health and wellness initiatives. These initiatives promote healthy eating, physical fitness, and community gardens as a part of the war on obesity.

  • Stress Management
  • Food Preparation
  • Eating Habits
  • Health Issues
  • Basic Exercises
  • Dieting
  • Child Abuse
  • Family and Child Development
  • Parenting for Singles
  • Family and Child Development
  • Budgeting
  • Workforce Preparation
  • Goal Setting and Lifestyles
  • Family Violence
  • Financial Management