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Family & Consumer Science

Teachers:

Allison Mortenson
Chef Matt Flink


 

5907-Advanced Child Development

Suggest Grade Level: 11-12

Prerequisite: Child/Human Development

Course Description:

This course addresses the practical problems related to understanding the types and stages of hman growth and development, recognizing effects of heredity and environment on the life stages, meeting the needs of exceptional children, promoting optimum growth and development in the middle childhood, adolescent, and adulthood stages.  Careers in child/human development and adult care services are explored.  Leadership development will be provided through the FCCLA.

Credits: 1 Credit

5921-Child/Human Development

Suggested Grade Level: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

Course Description:

This course addresses the practical problems related to understanding the types and stages of human growth and development, recognizing effects of heredity and environment on human growth and devlopment, meeting the needs of exceptional children, promoting optimum growth and development in the infancy, toddler, preschool, middle childhood, adolescent, and adulthood stages.  Careers in child/human development are explored.  Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits: 1 Credit

5925-Culinary I (formerly Culinary Skills)

Suggested Grade Level: 11-12

Prerequisite: Foods I and II

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide training for employment in hospitality services in the area of food service.  Career decisions and demands on family life are explored as well as skills and concepts related to supportive services such as public relations, food and beverage operations, management techniques, and entrepreneurship.  Students will participate in the operation of a culinary cafe.  Students will be required to pay a fee to participate in this course.  Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits: 1 Credit

5926-Culinary II

Suggested Grade Level:: 12

Prerequisite: Culinary I

Course Description:

This course is designed for students to resume progress in pursuing competencies in food productions and services.  Orientation to the food service industry and development of food preparation skills are reinforced.  Food service management functions ar introduced.  More in-depth information is provided and higher levels of skills are taught.  time is provided for work-based learning opportunities.  Leadership development will be provided through the FCCLA.

Credits: 1 Credit

5924-Foods and Nutrition (formerly Foods I)

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Prerequisite: None

Course Description:

This course is designed to assist students in making critical decisions about food, which contributes to health and well being.  Laboratory instruction is included as an application process.  Practical problems addressed relate to attitudes toward food, nutrition facts, special health concerns and diets, management of food resources, preparation skills and careers in nutrition and food service.  Students will be required to pay a fee to participate in this course.  Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits: 1 Credit

5922-Advanced Foods and Nutrition (formerly Foods II)

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Prerequisite: Foods I

Course Description:

This course prepares students in a variety of food preparation techniques and skills.  principles of food production and food service as it relates to the foodservice industry are included in the application of the skills.  An emphasis is placed on planning and serving meals as well as on food presentation.  The student of regional food traditions and international cuisines are included.  This course includes catering special events for the schools and community.  Food safety and nutritional principles are a part of the curriculum.  Students will be required to pay a fee to participate in this course.  Leadership development will be provided through the student organization, Family Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits: 1 Credit

5910-Life Skills

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Prerequisite: None

Course Description:

This comprehensive course provides an opportunity for acquiring basic life skills and allows students to select specific areas for concentrated study.  Emphasis is on work and family, adolescent development, consumer spending, the challenges of parenting, nutrition and food preparation, careers, and guidance in establishing relationships.  Leadership development will be provided through the family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits: 1 Credit

5913-Money Skills for Math

Suggested Grade Level: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with math concepts needed in developing sound money management skills which will help to improve the quality of life for individuals and their families.  Components of math, decision making and problem solving skills, goal setting and technology will be integral components of the course.  A correlation to the math content in the program of studies was used in developing this course to count as a fouth math credit.  Leadership development will be coordinated through FCCLA.

Credits: 1 Credit

5927-Parenting

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Prerequisited: None

Course Description:

This course is designed to aid students in developing parenting and caregiving skills that can be applied in a variety of situations.  Major topics include becoming an informed parent, caring for the newborn, being an effective parent/caregiver, caring for the sick and elderly, and exploring career opportunities in caregiving.  Leadership development will be provided through Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits:  1 Credit

5928-Relationships

Suggested Grade Level: 9-12

Prerequisite: None

Course Description:

This course assists students to develop self-understanding, understand others better, improve interpersonal skills both within and outside the family, be more considerate of other person's needs and property, and maintain mental and emotional wellness.  Family life education comprises a portion of this course, including dating and married relationships.  Preparations for, and the achievement of, a successful marriage are emphasized.  Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

Credits: 1 Credit
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