University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Retailing & Consumer Sciences

Retailing and Consumer Sciences (RCSC) is an Academic Program of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Our mission is to provide world-class education on the business of retailing by integrating excellent instruction with cutting-edge research on consumer behavior and retail management. We aspire to be the program of choice globally among the few institutions that offer a degree focused exclusively on the study of consumers and the business of retailing.

Family Studies & Human Development

The mission of the Academic Program of Family Studies and Human Development is to provide excellence in research, teaching, and outreach that strengthens families and human development across the lifespan. Our vision is to become the premier program in Family Studies and Human Development through timely and diverse scholarship.

Strengthening families, communitites, and the marketplace...

Three TJL Students win Prestigious YMA Fashion Retail Competition

Three students at the University of Arizona's Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences have been named 2015 Scholars of the Fashion Scholarship Fund.

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Congratulations to Cody Villanueva, NRF Next Generation Semi-Finalist!

Talented students from 24 National Retail Federation (NRF) member schools have been nominated to represent the next generation of retail leaders. The nominees below received a travel scholarship to attend Retail’s BIG Show, Student Program and the inaugural NRF Foundation Gala in New York City.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce notes Professor Michael Staten's risk based pricing and credit scoring report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest business federation, draws attention to Professor Michael Staten's report entitled "Risk Based Pricing in Consumer Lending."

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Meet the new Norton School Director, Dr. Jana Hawley!

 "I look forward to joining the extraordinary family of the Norton School", Dr. Hawley says, "The School's rich legacy of academic excellence, commitment to families and communities, and relationships with industry align perfectly with my professional goals and personal aspirations."

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