Human Ecology

(including family and consumer sciences, general, and undeclared)

A major in human ecology will prepare students for a wide range of careers in the helping professions. Students will take courses in early childhood, family life, education, and general human ecology. Students who earn this degree have the option of being family and consumer science teachers in middle and high schools.

Related career titles

Adult educator
Community consultant
Cooperative extension agent
Curriculum developer
Employee training program coordinator
Family and consumer sciences teacher
Life skills instructor
Outreach director
Personnel specialist
Sales representative
Service coordinator
Youth services coordinator

Resources available in ACIC*

Careers for Caring People and Other Sensitive Types
Careers for Good Samaritans and Other Humanitarian Types
The Nonprofit Career Guide
Opportunities in Home Economics Careers

*Books are available for a 2-day checkout period.

Related human ecology links

K-State College of Human Ecology

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Society for Human Ecology

Centre for Human Ecology