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Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences: Professional and Creative Industries

Residential Professional and Creative Industries Program

Ready to create an independent business and enjoy the flexibility of a sole proprietor’s schedule? With a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences: Professional and Creative Industries cognate, you’ll learn about the many small business opportunities for clothing, textiles, and interiors. You will also gain online business techniques for selling unique items, bespoke goods, and specialized services.

Benefit from a detailed study of various market categories along with an analysis of materials, product design, as well as the historical and contemporary review of merchandising techniques for specialized markets.

Learn from experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith. Courses, taught from a biblical worldview, will give you the holistic training you need in business, writing methods, social media, as well as design and construction.


Academic Information for the BS in Family & Consumer Sciences: Professional and Creative Industries

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Family & Consumer Sciences (B.S.): Professional and Creative Industries

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Professional and Creative Industries Courses You Could Take

  • Introduction to Graphic Design (ARTS 222)
  • Design & Construction I for Interiors or Apparel (FACS 221 or 222)
  • Retail Merchandising (FACS 353)
  • Social Media Writing (JOUR 356)
  • Mobile & Interactive Technology Applications (ARTS 319)

Start Your Career in the Professional & Creative Industries


Career Opportunities for FACS Professional & Creative Industries Degree Graduates

  • E-commerce of handcrafted items
  • Special services such as personal shopper
  • Create classes for profit
  • Create businesses from home
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Home Tutoring
  • Consulting business
  • Personalization of products
  • Speaking and Presentation Coaching
  • Bed & Breakfast or vacation rental host
  • Virtual Assistant