Family & Consumer Science Department

The Sacramento City College Family and Consumer Science Department offers Programs of Study in Early Childhood Education, Fashion, Family and Consumer Science, Gerontology, Instructional Assisting, Interior Design, Liberal Studies for Elementary Teachers and Nutrition and Foods.

The mission of the Family and Consumer Science Department is to prepare students to function effectively in changing family, community and work environments. The Programs of Study provide educational opportunities that respond to human needs, future technologies and global changes in preparing students for employment, careers, advanced study and lifelong learning. Family and Consumer Science enables individuals to develop skills that improve the quality of life in a diverse society.

Family and Consumer Science Department: Programs of Study

  • Toddlers Playing with Balls

    Early Childhood Education

    Current research on early care and education has emphasized the importance of formal education and specialized coursework combined with supervised field experience in the development of teachers who are… MORE >>

  • Business Graphs

    Family and Consumer Science Program

    The Family and Consumer Science curricula is designed to provide an occupational program of study for students interested in pursuing careers related to Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Fashion,… MORE >>

  • Fashion Illustration

    Fashion Program

    Go to FASHION NEWS for more Information.

    The Fashion programs of study and courses at Sacramento City College provide education to meet the needs of this vast industry…. MORE >>

  • Elder Hands

    Gerontology Program

    Gerontology is an emerging career field with opportunities available from the certificate through the advanced degree levels.

    Colleges and universities are expanding educational programs at all levels to address the… MORE >>

  • Instructor at the White Board

    Instructional Assisting Program

    Successful completion of the Instructional Assisting program, prepares students for work in K-12 and related educational institutions at the paraprofessional level under the supervision of those with professional degrees.

    The… MORE >>

  • Living Space

    Interior Design Courses

    The Interior Design curriculum is designed to provide a multilevel program of study for students interested in pursuing employment in Interior Styling, Staging and Production and careers in related fields.

    Courses… MORE >>

  • Class Under Tree

    Liberal Studies for Elementary Teachers Program

    Sacramento City College students who earn their Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Studies for Elementary Teachers will be eligible to transfer to the Blended Elementary Teacher Education Program at… MORE >>

  • Spices

    Nutrition and Foods Program

    The Nutrition and Foods Associate of Science degree at Sacramento City College provides opportunities to acquire and apply knowledge and skills related to nutrition principles, food science and food… MORE >>