559-278-4236

5300 N. Campus Dr., FF 114
CSU, Fresno, CA 93740-8019

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Home Economics Careers and Technology includes two unique, yet interrelated, instructional programs. The Consumer and Family Studies Program provides a foundation for Home Economics Related Occupations Career Pathway programs while equipping students with essential skills for managing personal family and work life through instruction in the content areas of Child Development and Guidance; Consumer Education; Family and Human Development; Fashion, Textiles and Apparel, Food and Nutrition; Housing and Furnishings, Individual and Family Health; and Leadership and Development. The Home Economics Related occupations Career Pathway programs listed below prepare students for entry-level employment and advancement in nine industries. Both programs prepare students for post secondary education and offer opportunities for leadership development. Together, these programs provide students with the skills and knowledge for daily life and earning a living

  

  

ENTRY
High School Graduate

POST SECONDARY
Two Year College Graduate

PROFESSIONAL
College/University/Graduate

Child Development

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After-School Program Supervisor
Child Care Provider
Family Child Care Supervisor
Infant Caregiver
Infant-Toddler Aide
Preschool Aide

Child Psychology Aide
Head Start Teacher
Infant-Toddler Teacher
Parent Educator
Preschool Teacher
Teacher's Aide

Child Care Center Director
Child Protection Social Worker
Child Psychologist
Children's Library Media Specialist
Preschool Director
School or Adoption Counselor

Consumer Services

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Call Center Representative
Consumer Complaint Clerk
Customer Service Representative
Display Clerk
Information/Sales/Retail Clerk
Product Demonstrator
Shipping: & Receiving Clerk

Community Liaison
Consumer Credit Manager
Consumer Products Tester
Customer Service Representative
Insurance Representative
Property Manager
Public Relations Representative

Certified Financial Planner
Consumer Affairs Director
Consumer Economist
Consumer Information Specialist
Customer Advocate
Product Communications Specialist
Product & Development Researcher

Education

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After School Program Aide
Child Care Worker
Recreation Aide
Teacher's Aide
Tutor

Head Start Teacher
Instructional Support Provider
Preschool Director/Supervisor
Preschool Teacher
Special Education Aide

Elementary, Secondary, or Post Secondary Teacher
School Administrator
School Counselor
Special Education Teacher
Speech & Language Therapist

Family And Human Services

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Adult Day Care Worker
Elder Care Worker
Homemaker's Aide
Personal/Home Care Aide
Residential Care Aide

Certified Activities Director
Community Worker
Habilitation Training Specialist
Human Services Manager/Specialist
Social Services Technician
Special Needs Case Worker

Community Organization Director
Elder Care Coordinator
Family Advocate
Group Home Administrator
Residential Care Administrator

Fashion Design, Manufacturing, and Merchandising

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Assistant Store Manager
Customer Service Provider
Cutter
Display Associate
Fashion Design Aide/Assistant
Sales Associate
Showroom Assistant

Fashion Buyer
Fashion Illustrator
Merchandising Manager/Supervisor
Sales Representative
Stylist
Visual Merchandiser

Fashion Designer
Fashion Forecaster
Fashion Journalist
Fashion Merchandise Manager
Operational Manager

Food Science, Dietetics, and Nutrition

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Dietary Aide
Food Laboratory Aide
Food Product Tester
Quality Control Technician
Test Food Kitchen Assembler

Dietetic Technician
Food Inspector
Food Production Chemist
Personal Chef
Test Kitchen Chef

Registered Dietitian
Food Journalist/Technical Writer
Food Product Developer
Food Scientist
Food Technologist

Food Service and Hospitality

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Baker Helper
Food Expeditor
Line Cook Pastry
Chef Assistant
Wait Staff

Caterer
Chef
Food Designer
Food Presentation Specialist
Food Service Manager
Pastry Chef

Food & Beverage Analyst
Food Service Director
Food Stylist
General Manager
Sous/Executive Chef

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

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Camp Counselor
Front-Desk Worker
Host/Hostess/Wait Staff
Recreation Leader
Spa Attendant

Certified Event/Meeting Planner
Community Center Coordinator
Front Desk/Guest Services Manager
Hospitality/Social/Recreation Mgr.
Hotel/Lodging Manager/Supervisor

Club/Resort/Hotel Manager
Convention Coordinator
Museum Curator
Theme Park Director
Travel Company Owner/Manager

Interior Design, Furnishings, and Maintenance

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Design Assistant
Merchandiser Displayer
Retail Sales Associate
Sales Representative
Set Decorator Trade Intern (various occupations)

Assistant Designer
CAD Specialist
Facility & Space Planner
Visual Merchandiser

Certified Kitchen or Bath Specialist
Ergonomic Consultant
Interior Designer
Lighting Specialist
Preservationist

The job titles listed above illustrate some examples of available career opportunities and are not intended to include all possibilities

FHA-HERO CHAPTERS PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN INTERPERSONAL LEADERSHIP, CITIZENSHIP, AND CAREER SKILLS FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE.

No person shall, on the grounds of sex, race, color, national origin, or handicap,
be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subject to discrimination under this program.