• Early Childhood Education I 844001

    Grades 10-12
    Credit: 2
    36 Weeks
    Prerequisite: None
    Recommended:Human Development or Introduction to Business & Marketing.
    This program focuses on the integration of knowledge, skills, and practices required for careers in early childhood education. Content covers career paths within early childhood, education, and services; developmentally-appropriate practices; integration of the curriculum and instruction to meet children’s developmental needs and interests; healthy and safe learning environments; principles of guiding children; teaching methods and strategies; and arranging learning centers that provide for exploration, discovery and development.  Students gain practical experience in the early childhoodfacility at their high school, an elementary school, or a community childcare facility.Tuberculosis testing is required for this class.

    Early Childhood Education II 845002

    Grades 11-12
    Credit: 2
    36 Weeks
    Prerequisite: Early Childhood Education I
    This course delves into program operations in early childhood and care. Students explore various jobs within the industry and gain work experience at various childcare facilities. Upon completion of the program, students may obtain the Child Development Association National Credential through the Council for Professional Recognition, Child Development Association by taking a written exam at the age of 18 or above, meeting the hour requirements for work experience, and being observed at the work site.Tuberculosis testing is required for this class.

    Fashion Design & Merchandising 846700

    Grades 9-12
    Credit: 0.5
    Prerequisite: None
    Lab Fee: $20
    Wardrobe planning, selection, color analysis, accessorizing, fashion design, and clothing maintenance are emphasized in the management of personal and family clothing.  Fashion trends are analyzed. Based on their abilities and interests, students will construct various fashion projects.

     
    Gourmet Foods 845700

    Grades 9-12
    Credit: 0.5
    Prerequisite: None
    18 Weeks
    Lab Fee: $20
    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, and sanitation, time and resource management, foods and cultural diversity, contemporary trends and issues, and the use of the food pyramid guide. Hands-on activities in food preparation skills and techniques and in the actual planning, preparation, preservation, and serving of nutritious meals encourage the development of positive interdependence, individual accountability, social skills, and effective group functioning. Students use computers to analyze nutritional content of foods and to plan for special dietary needs.

    Human Development 846000

    Grades 9-12
    Credit: 0.5
    Prerequisite: None
    18 Weeks
    In Human Development, students study and analyze principles and theories of human growth and development from conception to age six.  The interrelationships among physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development are explored, and conditions that influence human growth and development are examined.

    Introduction to Housing & Interior Design 847700

     

    Grades 9-12
    Credit: .5
    Prerequisite: None
    Students will learn to evaluate and create plans for a pleasant living environment using their creativity, talent, and self-expression. Housing selection; development of floor plans; design of various living areas; the selection and construction of homefurnishings, equipment, and accessories; and interior decorating fundamentals will be covered.  Students will learn to use the computer to design the exterior and interior of a house as well as landscape design. Individual design projects may be required for which the students must provide materials.