The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, formerly the Department of Human Ecology, is a part of the School of Education and Urban Studies. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science degree in, Family and Consumer Sciences with concentrations in Fashion Merchandising and General Family and Consumer Studies. The Department prepares students with competencies and skills needed to cope with changes and new developments in goods and services; to conduct research, and to work with communities to implement programs to improve family life.
Family and Consumer Sciences embodies three purposes in its commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals, families and nations of the world; enhancing students for personal development, for family living and educating students for professional.
The mission of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Morgan State University is to enhance the quality of family life in the communities served by the University.