Welcome to Family and Consumer Sciences2019-2020
Early Childhood Education I & II
- Teachers for Tomorrow I & II (Teacher Cadet)
- Introduction to Early Childhood Education
- Independent Living
- Gourmet Foods (Nutrition & Wellness)
- Intro to Culinary Arts
Family and Consumer Science Courses
COURSE TITLE: Gourmet Foods
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.
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.
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.