Program Description

The high school Family and Consumer Sciences Curriculum offers students a broad experience in various forms of social education related to the home and family life.

General Policies

  1. One credit is required in a humanities-related field in order to graduate. Family and Consumer Sciences is a humanities field.

F262 Style Studio I

Prerequisites: None
Open To: 9, 10, 11, 12 .
5 Credit

Style Studio I is a one semester course that provides an opportunity for the student to explore and develop abilities in the areas of basic sewing instruction, food preparation, personal relationships, and child development. These skills, which are a necessity in today’s society, will be studied in an activity-oriented laboratory environment.
THIS IS A NON-REPEATABLE CLASS.

F264 Style Studio II

Prerequisites: Style Studio I
Open To: 9, 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Style Studio II is a one-semester class that provides additional units of sewing construction, food preparation, as well as a unit in interior design.
THIS IS A NON-REPEATABLE CLASS.

F267, F268, F269, F270 Fashion I, II, III, IV

Prerequisites: Style Studio I
Open To: 9, 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Fashion I is a one semester course designed for the student who is interested in exploring different aspects of the fashion world, fashion trends, wardrobe selection, design principles and elements, pattern fitting, and sewing skills. Previous sewing experience desirable but not required. Students will be expected to complete several sewing projects in class. Fashion II, III and IV will continue with advanced sewing techniques.

F265 Nutrition and Culinary Arts I

Prerequisites: None
Open To: 9, 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Nutrition and Culinary Arts I is a laboratory class in which students will be provided with an opportunity to become proficient in basic food preparation principles. Nutritional meal planning, buying and storing of food, as well as selection and use of equipment are incorporated into the class work.
THIS IS A NON-REPEATABLE CLASS.

F266 Nutrition and Culinary Arts II

Prerequisites: Nutrition and Culinary Arts I
Open To: 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Nutrition and Culinary Arts II involves the study of advanced skills in preparing and serving foods. This course includes experimenting with preparation techniques, cooking a variety of foods and working with assorted small appliances.
THIS IS A NON-REPEATABLE CLASS.

F283 Nutrition and Culinary Arts III

Prerequisites: Nutrition and Culinary Arts I and II
Open To: 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Nutrition and Culinary Arts III is designed for students interested in exploring careers in food service with opportunities to prepare food in a commercial setting. The students in this advanced class will perfect their cooking skills, create recipes and learn food presentation.
THIS COURSE IS A REPEATABLE CLASS.

F273 Child Development I

Prerequisites: None
Open To: 9, 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Child Development I is an introductory course designed to help the student gain a better understanding of the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of young children. The course includes family planning, parenting, prenatal development, pregnancy, and the study of children from newborn through the toddler years.

F274, F275, F276 Child Development II, III, IV

Prerequisites: Child Development I And Others In Sequence
Open To: 10, 11, 12
.5 Credit

Child Development II consists primarily of a student run preschool. Students will have the opportunity to teach lessons, create activities, and work hands on with children. The physical, social and intellectual growth of three to five year old children is the major focus of the course. Child Development III and IV students will continue with advanced studies of children and will be responsible for the daily management of the preschool.

F278, F280, F282, F284 Child Development V, VI, VII, VIII

Prerequisites: Child Development I -Iv
Open To: 11, 12
.5 Credit

This is a one semester course offered to students who have successfully completed previous Child Development courses in the sequence. Students will participate in a 13 week preschool program in which they will be involved in the daily operation of a preschool program for 3, 4 and 5 year old children.

F281 Adult Living

Prerequisites: None
Open To: 11, 12
.5 Credit

Adult Living is for JUNIORS & SENIORS. The purpose of this course is to help prepare the student for life in the adult world, with emphasis on emotional, social, and practical aspects of living. Special areas of study include personal development, communication and building healthy relationships with family and friends throughout the life cycle. Project favorites include planning a fantasy wedding and vacation and having the option to care for a computerized baby.

F279 Single Survival

Prerequisites: None
Open To: 12
.5 Credit

The Single Survival course is open to SENIORS only. The course focuses on life skills necessary for living on your own. Students will develop decision making skills used for food preparation, minor home repairs, and clothing selection in a laboratory environment.