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Course Descriptions

INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES   Semester Course - 1/2 Unit                               Introductory Level

Students will study in the areas of character development, goal setting, self-esteem, communication, manners, hygiene and gain decision-making skills. The students will learn how to deal with peer pressure, making and meeting challenges, as well as, the many career opportunities provided throughout the program. Students will gain the skills, tools and techniques to use throughout their lives when dealing with friends, family, dating and career related issues and relationships.

Level 9, 10

 

CAREER & LIFE PLANNING   Semester Course - 1/2 Unit                                                                            Introductory Level

 

 

 

 

NUTRITION AND WELLNESS   Semester Course –1/2 Unit                                                                               Technical Level

Students will study the overall aspect of wellness including topics on physical, emotional, social and mental states. They will gain knowledge of basic nutrition through studying nutrients and their functions and gain knowledge of nutritional needs throughout a lifespan. Students will study dietary guidelines and how technology impacts nutrition. Students will also be engaged in labs where they will learn to cook and evaluate healthy food choices. Students will be introduced to healthy concepts in order to make an impact on their outlook for their future health. There is a $25 lab fee for this class.

Level 10, 11, 12

 

CULINARY ESSENTIALS   Semester Course - 1/2 Unit                                                                                     Technical Level

This class will focus on the basics of baking. Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience needed to bake from scratch. Throughout the class, we will focus on the following topics: quick bread, pies, cake/ cupcakes, cake decorating and cookies. There is a $25 lab fee for this class.

Level 10, 11, 12                                                                                                        Prerequisite: Nutrition and Wellness

 

MEAL MANAGEMENT   Semester Course - 1/2 Unit                                 

This is an advanced foods course where students study and prepare foreign foods and various food dishes. Students will plan and prepare complete meals, study diets, eating disorders and nutrition. This course provides students with the opportunity to recognize and utilize skills to improve personal and family wellness. There is a $25 lab fee for this class.

Level 10, 11, 12                                                                                                        Prerequisite: Nutrition and Wellness

 

FAMILY STUDIES   Semester Course 1/2 Unit                                                                                                                                  Technical Level

This course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of parents throughout life, family structures, childhood growth and development, as well as, balancing work and childcare needs. Students will gain knowledge and be prepared for the real world of having and raising children, installing car seats, sanitizing bottles, planning a nursery budget and caring for an infant simulator are among the many hands-on projects which will engage students.

Level 10, 11, 12

 

HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Semester Course - 1/2 Unit                                                                Technical Level

Students will be introduced to human development by learning about major researchers and their theories on child development. Students will study life stages and relationships that will begin, end and last throughout a person's lifetime. They will learn how to successfully start and maintain healthy relationships and how to end unhealthy relationships. Students will learn how to build intrapersonal skills through communication, technology, decision-making, and conflict resolution.

Level 11, 12

 

CONSUMER & PERSONAL FINANCE Semester Course - 1/2 Unit                                                                    Technical Level

This course provides students the opportunity to learn about the RESPONSIBILITY of living on their own. A wide variety of topics are covered such as learning the difference between needs and wants, how to be resourceful and manage resources, consumer rights and responsibilities, financial planning, cost and benefit analysis, opportunity costs, saving and investing, insurance, financial literacy, comparison shopping, how to fill out forms, avoid consumer fraud and how to be a smart consumer.

Level 10, 11, 12

 

TEXTILES AND APPAREL Semester Course - 1/2 Unit

This course provides the student with the opportunity to study fabrics and develop basic construction techniques. Projects will be selected on the basis of the individual's ability, needs and wardrobe. Students may enroll in this course and receive credit for it more than once. There is a $25 lab fee for this class.

Level 9, 10, 11, 12

 

ADVANCED TEXTILES Semester Course- 1/2 Unit                                        

This course provides students the opportunity to build upon their basic sewing knowledge and skills. they will have the opportunity to use a surger, embroidery machine, and a Scan ‘N Cut machine. Students have the opportunity to select and create their own projects depending on their sewing abilities, budget and creativity. Students may enroll in this course and receive credit for it more than once if enrollment numbers allow. There is a $25 lab fee for this course.

Level 9, 10, 11, 12                                                                                                       Prerequisite: Textiles and Apparel

 

HOUSING Semester Course – 1/2 Unit

This class will cover all areas of housing including furnishings, decorating, selecting and purchasing a home, as well as, designing floor plans. Students will express their individuality, creativity, decorating skills and recognize career opportunities in areas of housing. This class fulfills a Life Skill requirement.

Level 10, 11, 12

 

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS /// CAREER CONNECTIONS                                                                    Application Level COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS - Semester Course /// CAREER CONNECTIONS - Semester Course

Career and Community Connections is a course which applies the technical skills in careers related to providing for the needs of humans. This professional learning experience is outside or within the school environment, and provides the opportunity for learners to focus on 21st century skills and acquire job seeking and retention skills needed to advance within this unique workplace.

Level 12 

REQUIREMENT:

You must have taken two qualifying FACS classes and be interested in pursuing a career in the Human Services field.