Consumer Arts & Sciences

The Consumer Arts & Sciences Center of Excellence provides technical design, fashion, food, culture, costume, beauty, interior and kitchen design training through its eight award-winning arts and degree or certificate programs.

With over 11,000 restaurants and growing food establishments around the region, as well as hosting over 280 conventions annually, there is a large need for highly-trained culinary and hospitality workers in Houston.

New housing and expanding commercial developments in downtown as well as in the west, southwest and north side of the Houston metro are increasing demand for interior designers and kitchen designers.




The Cosmetology program provides the theory and practical instruction designed to prepare students for employment as a licensed cosmetologist. Read more


Culinary Arts


Specialized classroom and practical laboratory work experiences in the preparation and cooking of a variety of foods are included in the Culinary Arts program. Read more


Fashion Design


Learn the fundamentals of design and receive technical training in clothing construction as you embark on a career in the fashion industry. Read more


Fashion Merchandising


The Fashion Merchandising program offers an opportunity for students to prepare for careers in fashion retailing or wholesale operations through basic training in merchandising techniques along with creative development. Read more


Hospitality Administration


The Hospitality Administration Program is designed to prepare graduates for entry level management positions in the hospitality industry. Read more


Interior Design


The Interior Design curriculum, culminating in an AAS degree, provides a balance of technical, creative, and business training necessary for a career in the interior design profession. Read more


Anthony Hancock, Ph.D.,

Dean, Consumer Arts & Sciences Center of Excellence

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm