Family & Consumer Science Department

The Sacramento City College Family and Consumer Science Department offers Programs of Study in:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Fashion- Applied Apparel Studies
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Gerontology
  • Education / Teaching
  • 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.

FCS: 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 >>

  • Class Under Tree

    Education / Teaching

    Sacramento City College students who earn their Associate in Arts degree in Elementary Teacher Education will be eligible to transfer to the Blended Elementary Teacher Education Program at California… 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- Applied Apparel Studies

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

    The curriculum in our programs of study address industry’s… 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 >>

  • Spices

    Nutrition and Foods

    The Nutrition and Foods programs provide the necessary education and training for students with plans to transfer to four-year institutions.

    Students who choose to pursue a career in nutrition have… MORE >>