Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Our philosophy at the department of Family and Consumer Sciences is to educate students in a profession whose goal is to support families living in both rural and urban settings to maintain their human dignity. Living productive and worthwhile lives, the students will continue to effectively develop their skills in the Family and Consumer Sciences amid social, economic and technological changes. In addition to the general philosophy of Family and Consumer Sciences, the department purports to integrate faith and learning through teaching students Christian ways of eating, dressing and family living.

Program

Requirement

Duration

  • BSc in Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • C+ in KCSE or its equivalent
  • Diploma in a related field

4 years

Minor in Hotel and Hospitality Management

  • C+ in KCSE or its equivalent
  • Diploma in a related field

 

  • BSc in Fashion and Textile Design
  • C+ in KCSE or its equivalent
  • Diploma in a related field

4 years

  • Minor in Fashion and Textile Design
  • C+ in KCSE or its equivalent
  • Diploma in a related field

 

  • Certificate  in Fashion and Textile Design
  • D+ in KCSE

1 year

Short Courses in:

  • Vegetarian cooking
  • Baking
  • Cake decoration
  • Clothing construction
  • Weaving
  • Quilt making
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting

Interest

15 hours or four Sundays

Up-coming programs:

  • Diploma in Fashion and Textile Design
  • C- in KCSE
  • Certificate in Fashion and Textile Design or related areas

 

2 years

  • Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management
  • C- in KCSE
  • Certificate in related areas

2 years

  • Certificate in Hotel and Catering Management
  • D+ in KCSE

1 year


Bulletin/Prospectus

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Philosophy

God is the Creator and Sustainer of life and of the natural world.As intelligent stewards, humans need to understand life, unity, diversity and its distribution in space and time, responsibly in its utilization and preservation.

Mission

The mission of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department is to provide competent personnel from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds in areas that pertain to healthful living.With increasing burden of lifestyle-related diseases, divergent fashions and designs, and broken families, there is a growing demand for nutritionists, dieticians, food specialists, social work experts, hotel and management specialists and fashion and design professionals who are well trained and competent enough to meet the rising demands in food industries and health institutions; fashion and textile designers; and family educators for the purpose of enhancing human dignity.

Vision

To prepare and graduate the most knowledgeable students in the country who will be the promoters of healthful lifestyle.!

List of Faculty

  • Onyango, Dorothy. - (Chairperson)
  • Ndiku, M.
  • Bitok E. -(on study leave)
  • Butuk J.
  • Kitur, P. -(on study leave)
  • Mkandawire, P.
  • Muchee, T.
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  • Ondieki, E.
  • Wakoli, A.