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...

A Credit Card Survival Guide for New Grads

Building credit while hunting for a job, wrestling student loans and figuring out post-college life might seem like a tall order. But, just like the triumphant hat toss, it’s an important rite of passage for young adults.

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Norton School Senior Takes a "Once In a Lifetime" Road Trip

As part of National Retail Federation's Retail Across America road trip, Retail and Consumer Sciences major, Kelly Carton was chosen from NRF Studen Association to share her experience and capture the perspective of a future leader.  

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Retail ’Cats: Macy's CEO Pays It Forward

Terry Lundgren ’75 is not a man to forget his roots. That’s why, in 2005, the Macy’s CEO put his name behind the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the UA. The center has introduced hundreds of students to the world of retailing— some of them stepping into successful careers with Macy’s.

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Students participate in "Wearhouse" fundraiser for Artifact Dance Project

In the beginning,“Wearhouse” was little more than clothes strewn across a living room. Now in its third year, the fundraiser for Artifact Dance Project hits the big time with an actual warehouse location, performances and even lectures and demonstrations dedicated to fashion.

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