The Department of Human Ecology

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Welcome to the Human Ecology Department. Our department offers accredited programs in Child and Family Studies, Nutrition and Dietetics, Fashion and Textiles, Food Service and Restaurant Administration, and Human Ecology. Our mission is to prepare competent professionals capable of developing solutions to the numerous complex issues affecting the well-being of individuals, families, consumers and communities. Our faculty work to foster creativity, personal growth, critical thinking, civic engagement and professional ethics in our students and to teach them how to integrate knowledge, theory and research to improve quality of life for all levels of society.