• COURSE TITLE:   Family and Consumer Science (8245) - 8th grade

    PREREQUISITE:    N/A

    DESCRIPTION:       

    Family and Consumer Sciences provide opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed for work and family life.

    The course includes strengthening the well-being of individuals and families across the life span.

    • Becoming responsible citizens and leaders in family, community, and work settings.
    • Promoting optimal nutrition and wellness across the life span.
    • Managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families.
    • Balancing personal, home, family and work lives.
    • Using critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse families, communities, and work environments.
    • Exemplifying successful life management, employment, and career development.
    • Functioning effectively as providers and consumers of goods and services.
    • Appreciating human worth and accepting responsibility for one's actions and success in family and work life