Family and Consumer Science » FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE CURRICULUM

FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE CURRICULUM

Required: Two Units of Fine and/or Practical Arts and/or Foreign Language

 

Foods

Grades: 9,10,11,12
Duration: Year
Prerequisite: None

A unique opportunity to prepare yourself for a good start to independent living-learn the way to a healthy body and mind through nutrition and also food preparation skills that will last a lifetime. Join a class that provides the culinary techniques, in a group setting, that will lead the way to an exciting, wholesome lifestyle!

 

Advanced Foods

Grades: 10,11,12
Duration: Semester
Prerequisite: Foods

This class is for the student who wishes greater experience in advanced food preparation techniques. Areas of study include: Breads, pastas, eggs, desserts, beverages, cheese, and casseroles, diets for special needs, meal management, career information, a variety of individualized cooking labs

 

Consumer Education

Grades: 9,10,11,12
Duration: Semester
Prerequisite: None

This course develops a basic understanding and application of consumer economic skills needed on our complex world. Areas of study include managing a checkbook and budget, investments, buying on credit, skills in the marketplace, and a broad view of the U.S. economic system as it relates to the consumer.

 

Child Development

Grades 9,10,11,12
Duration: Semester
Prerequisite: None

This class provides students with understanding of children's growth from conception through pre-school. Through study and laboratory experiences with children, the student will become more effective in interacting and guiding them according to their developmental level. With education in parenting skills comes better understanding of children and the awesome responsibility each parent has to help the child grow to their full potential.

 

Personal Family Dynamics

Grades: 9,10,11,12
Duration: Semester
Prerequisite: None

Living on your own will be a reality sooner than you think. Prepare for this by studying the principles of management and decision making as it applies to day by day decisions. This class will focus on choosing and preparing for a career and the management of finances, transportation, clothing, and housing choices you will be making as you begin independent living.

 

Commercial Foods

Grades: 11,12
Duration: Year/or Semester
Prerequisite: Foods I and II and Teacher Approval

This class provides practical experience in the area of commercial and institutional food handling in the kitchen at LHN during the school hours of 2 nd to 6 th. It is an opportunity for students interested in a career in the commercial food industry to gain insight and have practical experience into mass food production. This is an independent study with a workbook included.


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