Family and Consumer Sciences Education

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Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares for careers working with individuals and families, as well as for competence in the work of their own families. The concept of work, whether in a family or career, is central to the program area. The program's unique focus is on families, work, and their interrelationships. Family and Consumer Sciences Education prepares individuals for family and career.

Family and Consumer Sciences Education is founded on six distinct core areas. The areas are:

  • Consumer Education and Resource Management
  • Family and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
  • Interiors, Housing, and Design
  • Human Development and Parenting Education
  • Textiles, Apparel, and Fashion
Developmentally appropriate courses incorporate these six core areas, as well as academic integration and workplace applications, to prepare students to successfully manage individual, family, work, and community roles. Examples of workplace applications include basic skills, thinking skills, and personal qualities. Ultimately, students prepare to enter paid employment and to advance within a career with additional training and/or education.
 
 
 
Courses Offered:
  • Apparel Development I
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  • Apparel Development II
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  • Early Childhood Education I
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  • Early Childhood Education II
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  • Foods I - Fundamentals
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  • Foods II - Advanced
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  • Housing and Interiors I
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  • Housing and Interiors II
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  • Parenting and Child Development
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  • Pro-Start I
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  • Pro-Start II
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