Tuesday, October 21, 2014
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii System
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Lani Moo Couture, 2011
Lani Moo Couture, 2011
Lani Moo Couture, 2011
Lani Moo Couture, 2011
4-H Healthy Living Mural
4-H Healthy Living Mural
Shanghai Summer Abroad
Shanghai Summer Abroad
FETCH Aquaponic Setup
FETCH Aquaponic Setup
ITAA Student Award Winners
ITAA Student Award Winners
Debt Management Award-2011
Debt Management Award-2011
Friends of the Family Beach Cleanup
Friends of the Family Beach Cleanup
Ala Moana 50th B'day Celebration: Aloha Attire
Ala Moana 50th B'day Celebration: Aloha Attire
Mindfulness Visionary Research Award-2011
Mindfulness Visionary Research Award-2011
Nutrition Education for Wellness Award
Nutrition Education for Wellness Award
Textiles Class
Textiles Class
Intergenerational Caregiving
Intergenerational Caregiving
FETCH Science & Outdoor Corps
FETCH Science & Outdoor Corps
HiFi Fashion Incubator, Ward Center
HiFi Fashion Incubator, Ward Center
Military 4-H Adventure Camp
Military 4-H Adventure Camp
 
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Our mission is to contribute to developing resilient families, businesses, and communities. We seek to serve as a catalyst for long-term family, community, and policy changes that strengthen and promote our stakeholders, and to improve their quality of life through our research/scholarship, instruction, and extension service throughout Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin.

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences has two academic undergraduate academic programs, B.S. in Family Resources and B.S. in Fashion Design and Merchandising. It also fosters Cooperative Extension Service programs, including 4-H, Community Education and Leadership, Agricultural Leadership, and Intergenerational programs, and it works in collaboration with the Center on the Family.

Family Resources Degree Program

Study human development, family development, and family resource management. Prepare for positions in family service agencies; family life and parenting education programs; children's, youth and gerontology programs; child care and early childhood education centers; and consumer affairs agencies..  —Learn more >>


Fashion Design and Merchandising Degree Program

Prepare for a career in apparel- and fashion-related fields. Learn fashion industry operating methods; develop buying and merchandising plans; study textile fibers and fabrics; create fashion apparel lines; examine Hawaiian, Asian, and western costumes; and study social, ethical and environmental issues that impact fashion businesses and consumers.  —Learn more >>


 
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