FCS Courses

  • Middle School Courses

    7th Grade FCS - This is a required 7-week course that focuses on 2 major areas of study.  In the clothing construction unit, the use and operation of the sewing machine is emphasized, with individual projects being completed by each student.  The second unit is babysitting.  Students will gain the knowledge required in order to be highly qualified babysitters. 

     

    8th Grade FCS -  This is a required 7-week course that focuses on 2 major areas of study.  In the family relations unit, students will analyze family structures, family functions, the life cycle, and how to get through family crises.  The second unit of study is foods and nutrition, where an introduction of food preparation will be followed by hands-on experience in the food lab. Emphasis will be placed on breakfast and lunch foods.

     

    High School Courses

    Want a taste of Family and Consumer Sciences?  Then sign up for Teen Living!

    Teen Living -  This is an exploratory course which highlights some of the senior high elective options of the Family and Consumer Sciences department; <span style="color: rgb(204, 51, 51); font-family: " comic="" sans="" ms";="" font-size:="" medium;"=""> goals, values, decisions, community and volunteering, clothing, and food and nutrition.  Grade 9.  This class meets for one semester. 

    Do you love to cook?  Are you looking to improve your cooking skills?  Interested in a Culinary Arts career? 

    Foods 1 -  This course is designed to provide students with basic food and nutrition knowledge.  Emphasis is placed on safety and sanitation, the Dietary Guidelines, nutrients, consumerism, and the MyPlate. This nutritional information will be taught through class activities and discussions, journals, posters, skits, presentations, and food laboratory experiences. Students will learn various food preparation skills, equipment use, recipe reading, and how to be a wise consumer. Grades 10-12.  Semester class.

    Foods 2 -  Prerequisite: Foods 1 with a 70% average recommended.  This is an elective sequential course in advanced food preparation. Students will study foods by classifications and may include topics such as appetizers, pastry, cakes, meat, poultry, foreign cookery, yeast breads, and seafood. Class activities may include small projects and food laboratory experience.  Grades 10-12.  Semester class.

     Do you want a career in childcare and development?  Check out this new class offering. 

    Child Development - This course studies child development from conception through the adolescent years. Emphasis will be placed on parenting responsibilities that promote and enhance a child’s growth and development. Students will understand the interrelationship of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development. Each unit will contain a culminating project.  Grades 10-12.  Semester class.

     Need help surviving after high school?  Then check out Adult Roles!!!

    Adult Roles - In this elective course, students will explore the complexities and responsibilities associated with being an adult. Personal finances, surviving your freshman year in college, interpersonal skills needed to live both independently and with a roommate, the rules and responsibilities of dating, are just some of the issues that will be explored in this semester-long class.  Grades 11-12.