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FCS Mid term
Family and Consumer Sciences
Student Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
What is the FCS
Focuses on an integrative approach to the reciprocal relationships amoung individuals, families,and communities as well as the enviornments in which they function
Who is the original founder of FCS?
Ellen Swallow Richards
What are three current issues in FCS?
3. Widespread Unemployment
What is the
Morill Act of 1862
An act enacted to designate a parcel of land in each state to be used for establishing a university.
by Abraham Lincoln
What is the host, location, and name of the event that launched the discipline of FCS?
Summer Conference in Lake placid held by Mevil Dewey
What is the original name of FCS?
it was the AHEA ----> American Home Economics Association
What are the three options that EIU offers as a major in FCS?
1. Dietetics Option
2. Family Services Option
3. Apparel & Textiles, Consumer Studies, Hospitality, and Merchandising Option
Where was the "
" displayed to a mass of people?
At the Worlds Fair
What are the
10 eco trends
that emerged after an enviornmental scan?
1. Ageing population
2. Digital Technology
3. Genetically modified products
4. Nutritionally enhanced fruits and veggies
5. an Altered institution- marriage rates down, and kids raised w/one parent
6. Protecting the enviornment while accomodating growth
7. no majority ethic group
8. more women owning their own business
9. people plan to work after retirement
10. live in one part of the country and employed in another
Professional Disciplines that influenced FCS over the years?
Trade Unions, the national consumer leauge,YWCA, Womens sufferage movement, The american dietetics Association,
What is the Human Ecosystem?
How the major areas of study in FCS - Food,Shelter, Clothing, and Relationships all contribute to the well-being of individuals
What is the interface of FCS?
Strengthening children, families and communities to be safe, healthy and thriving.