Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Science Program Description

Program Description

CRC's course offerings in Family & Consumer Science are designed primarily to provide knowledge and skills in the areas of human development.

Students planning to transfer should consult with a counselor and/or specific college catalog for transfer, major and general education course work.

See Early Childhood Education for additional information.

Career Opportunities

  • Early Care and Education
  • Education
  • Instructional Assistant
  • Counseling
  • Child Psychology
  • Social Work

Some Career Opportunities may require more than two years of college study.


  • Day, weekend, and evening offerings
  • Opportunities for transfer level instruction
  • Professional and innovative staff who are leaders in the field

Note to Transfer Students:
If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the bachelor’s degree.

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see