• Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences
    2018-2019
     
        Go Falcons!

    Ms. Breinig 

    •    Early Childhood Education I & II
    •    Introduction to Early Childhood Education
    •    Teachers for Tomorrow (Teacher Cadet)
    •    Leadership Development (2018-19) a.k.a. Intro to Program Management)
    •    Introduction to Housing Design
    •    Human Development (a.k.a. Child Development)
    •    Introduction to Fashion Careers
    •    Independent Living
    •    Gourmet Foods (Nutrition & Wellness)
    •    P.E.E.R.
    •    Intro to Culinary Arts (2018-19) - 36 weeks
     

    Family & Consumer Science Program - Informational Brochure

     

     Family and Consumer Science Courses

    COURSE TITLE: Human Development

    PREREQUISITE: None

     

    DESCRIPTION: The stages and growth patterns of children are traced from the prenatal stage through the kindergarten years. The intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of children is explored with related activities. Children’s literature, manipulative activities, nutritious snacks, health issues, and discipline are some of the special topics addressed.

     

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    COURSE TITLE: Gourmet Foods

    PREREQUISITE: None

     

    DESCRIPTION: The application of science concepts in biology, chemistry, and physics are important to the study of foods. Students learn the relationship of science to foods, use of technology, nutrition, wellness, sports nutrition, food safety, sanitation, foods and cultural diversity, contemporary trends and issues, special dietary needs, and the use of the food pyramid guide. Hands-on activities are utilized in food preparation and in the actual planning, preparation, preservation, and serving of nutritious meals.

     

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    COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Housing and Interior Design

    PREREQUISITE: None

     

    DESCRIPTION: In Introduction to Housing and Interior Design, students will learn to evaluate housing and floor plans for a pleasant living environment. Housing selection; development of floor plans; design of various living areas; the selection and construction of home furnishings, equipment, and accessories; and interior decorating fundamentals will be covered. Computer technology will be used to design both exterior and interior elevations and to apply design principles. Individual design projects are required for which the students must provide materials.

     

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    COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Fashion Design and Merchandising Occupations

    PREREQUISITE: None

     

    DESCRIPTION: Introduction to Fashion Design and Merchandising Occupations focuses on identifying and exploring individual careers within the fashion design, manufacturing, and merchandising industry.

     

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    COURSE TITLE: Early Childhood Education I

    PREREQUISITE: Recommended: Introduction to Business and Marketing or Child Development

     

    DESCRIPTION: This program focuses on the integration of knowledge, skills, and practices required for careers in early childhood education. Students prepare to be primary providers of home-, family-, or institution-based child care services. Course content concentrates on the planning, organizing, and conducting of meaningful play and learning activities; child monitoring and supervision; recordkeeping; and referral procedures. Students will gain practical experience in the early childhood facility at their high school, an elementary school, or a community childcare facility.

     

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    COURSE TITLE: Early Childhood Education II

    PREREQUISITE: Early Childhood Education I

     

    DESCRIPTION: This course delves into program operations in early childhood and care. Students will experience various jobs within the industry. Students will gain work experience at various childcare facilities. Upon completion of the program, students may obtain Child Development Associate National Credential through the Council for Professional Recognition, Child Development Association by taking a written exam at the age of 18 or above, by meeting the hour requirements for work experience and by being observed at the work site.

     

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