Family and Consumer Science (CTE)

ELECTIVE COURSES

Clothing and Textiles I                                        9-12
Clothing & Textiles II                                            9-12
Foods I                                                              9-12
Foods II                                                             9-12
Housing and Interior Design I                               9-12
Housing and Interior Design II                             9-12
Child Development                                              10-12
Culinary Arts                                                      10-12
Living On Your Own                                          10-12


Note:
All FACS students are eligible to participate in FCCLA. Any students who is currently enrolled in a Family and Consumer Science class or has taken one in the past, at any level, is eligible to be in FCCLA

Clothing and Textiles I                                                                                                     ½ credit
Grades: 9-12
Extra Costs: $15.00 (plus supplies for project)
Description: This course is designed for leisure time sewing.  Course content will be determined by student interest and may include sewing clothing, quilting, machine embroidery, care and maintenance of clothing, consumer choices in clothing, wardrobe planning, and recycling clothing.

 
Clothing and Textiles II                                                                                            
½ credit
Grades: 10-12
Extra Costs: $15.00 (plus supplies for project)
Description: This course is designed for leisure time sewing.  Course content will be determined by student interest and may include sewing clothing, quilting, machine embroidery, care and maintenance of clothing, consumer choices in clothing, wardrobe planning, and recycling clothing.

Foods & Nutrition                                                                                                            ½ credit 
Grades: 9-12
Extra Costs: $25.00
Description: This course is for the beginning cook. Students will learn how to select, store, and prepare foods such as fruits and vegetables, dairy, eggs, meat, poultry, and quick breads.  Labs are held about once a week and we eat what we prepare!

 

Foods II                                                                                                                          ½ credit
Grades: 9-12
Extra Costs: $25.00
Prerequisite:  Foods & Nutrition
Description: This course offers students an opportunity to further develop their abilities in food preparation, nutrition, and lifestyle cooking techniques. Students will experience more complex dishes, cultural cuisine, and meal planning. Students will learn through demonstrations and hands-on labs.

 

Housing and Interior Design I                                                                                           ½ credit
Grades: 9 - 12
Description:  This class is designed to help the student make wise housing choices, to learn about art principles and their application to decorating choices, study floor plans, room and furniture arrangement and selection, study housing styles, as well as, consumer rights and responsibilities. Students will demonstrate knowledge through multiple hands-on creative projects.


Housing and Interior Design II                                                                                           ½ credit
Grades: 9 - 12
Prequisite: Housing and Interior Design I
Description:  This class is designed to help the student make wise housing choices, to learn about art principles and their application to decorating choices, study floor plans, room and furniture arrangement and selection, study housing styles, as well as, consumer rights and responsibilities. Students will demonstrate knowledge through multiple hands-on creative projects.

Child Development                                                                                                   

½ credit
Grades: 10-12
Description: This course takes a closer look at child development from conception to young adulthood. We will explore physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of infants, toddlers, and pre-school age children. Course requirements include field trips, speakers, individual and group projects, and a baby simulator.



Culinary Arts

2 credits
Grades: 10-12
Extra Costs: $50.00
Prerequisite: Foods & Nutrition and/or Teacher Recommendation Form
Description: This course prepares students for occupations concerned with the preparation and service of food through classroom and laboratory experiences. Content may include: opportunities in the food service industry; safety and sanitation; organization of food preparation and service areas; developing skill in quantity food preparation; menu planning and recipe selection; food purchasing; financial management; and leadership development.


Living On Your Own                                                                                                      
½ credit
Grades: 10-12
Extra Costs: $20.00
Description: This course is designed to help young adults be successful in their first move away from home.  Emphasis is placed on managing finances as well as housing, clothing care, and food.  Students also have opportunities to explore areas of interest.