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Making a Difference

If you want to make a difference in your community...if you want to improve the lives of others, of families and society, the Family and Consumer Studies program can help you do it.

The goal of our program is to provide individuals with the tools necessary to make a positive impact in their communities.

The dedicated student will emerge empowered to affect public policies concerning familes, consumers, children, students, and society as a whole.


Degree, Certificate, University Transfer

The curriculum is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to complete lower division courses that may lead to an occupational certificate, an Associate or Arts degree, and/or transfer to a four-year college/university.*

Students may earn:
  • Skill Award (14-15 units)
  • Certificate of Completion (22-31 units)
  • Associate of Arts degree (approx. 60 units)
*It is important to consult a counselor to set a program for the coursework required to achieve your Associate of Arts degree or transfer eligibility to a four-year college/university.


Additional Family and Consumer Studies courses offered:
F&CS 6 Challenges of Aging
F&CS 22 Food, Nutrition and the Consumer
F&CS 23 Nutritional Aspects of Weight Control
F&CS 24 / FSM 101 Food Production
F&CS 25 / FSM 103 meal Planning and Purchasing
F&CS 26 Modified Diets
F&CS 36 Nutrition for Older Adults
F&CS 37 Training for Gerontological Services
F&CS 38 In-Home Elder Care
F&CS 39 Child/Adult Caregiving
F&CS 70 Development of Community Projects
F&CS 100 Introduction to Hospitality Industry
F&CS 109 Supervision and management
F&CS 110 Hotel Operations
F&CS 111 Travel Agency Operations & Administration
F&CS 112 managing Guest Relations
F&CS 113 Housekeeping management Operation
F&CS 114 Convention management
F&CS 164 Introduction to Family Development
F&CS 165 Introduction to Family Development II



Los Angeles Mission College
Family and Consumer Studies Program

13356 Eldridge Avenue
Sylmar, California 91342