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Family and Consumer Sciences

This guide is starting point for all students majoring in or taking classes within the department of Family and Consumer Sciences. This guide will help you with all aspects of your projects and research.

Finding Books specific to Family & Consumer Sciences

Call Numbers Locations

Look in these call number ranges for most books on Family & Consumer Sciences.

Consult these floor maps to locate specific location of the call numbers.

Apparel Merchandising & Design

Call Number Range Subject
BF 789.C6 Psychology of Clothing
GT 500-2370 Costume, Dress, Fashion
TP 892-932.5 Dyeing, Printing of Textiles, Laundry
TS 1300-1865 Textile Industries
TT 490-695 Clothing Manufacture

Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics

Call Number Range Subject
QP 145-185 Physiology of the Digestive Tract
QR 115-129 Microbiology of Foods
RA 601-602 Food in Relation to Public Health 
RJ 206-245 Nutrition of Children 
RM 214-259 Diet Therapy
TP 368-456 Food Processing etc. 
TX  Home Economics 
TX 345-1105 Nutrition and Food 

Human Development & Family Resources

Call Number Range Subject
BF 721-724 Child &Adolescent Psychology
HQ 503-1067 Family, Marriage, Home
HV 1451-1493 Aged
LB 1103-1199 Child Study, Preschool Education
RC 952-954 Geriatrics
RJ 101-140 Pediatrics, Hygiene, Care of Children
RJ 390-520 Diseases of Children 

Interior and Environmental Designs

Call Number Range Subject
HD 7285-7390

Social & economic aspects of housing

NA 7100-7882 Architecture
NK   Decorative Arts & Applied Arts
NK 1700-2195 Interior Decoration
NK  2200-2750   Furniture
NK  2910-3049 Rugs, tapestries, wall hangings
NK  3175-3296  Upholstery & Drapery
NK  3375-3496   Wallpapers
TH 4805-4890 Building Construction

Handicrafts & Arts & Crafts

 Includes painting, wood finishing and furniture construction

TX 301-339   Arrangement & care of the house


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Finding Books

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Reading eBooks

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The steps to download or print an eBook are dependent on the publisher's website. Consult our eBook Guide for specific information about each format.

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