Family, Consumer and Nutritional Sciences (FCSN) Vision and Mission
Vision - To be an innovative department renowned for rigorous, diverse programs of study steeped in the Catholic liberal arts tradition and distinguished by exemplary graduates responsibly engaged in the world.
Mission - Founded first on Catholic liberal arts tradition and offering rigorous programs of study, the Family, Consumer and Nutritional Sciences (FCNS) department educates women to be professional, ethical leaders. Grounded in science, the students become content experts with an innovative mindset and professional voice. The curriculum empowers students to understand and reflect upon the multi-faceted issues facing individuals and families today, challenging graduates to advocate for the dear neighbor without distinction in a socially responsible manner. Strong inter-professional and community collaborations prepare women for transformational leadership, life-long learning and a commitment to sustainability in the global context.
If you’re interested in becoming a leader in the restaurant, hospitality or food industries, a foodservice management major from St. Kate’s is a great way to get a jump start on your goals.
The foodservice management major emphasizes knowledge of food, business and management skills to propel you to a successful career. Your coursework will provide you with a strong foundation in food and food preparation, basic nutrition, management, marketing, sales and accounting, setting you up for success in a leadership role in the food industry.
In addition to learning in the classroom, you will complete an internship designed specifically to your interests, giving you valuable real-world experience before starting your career.