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Family and Consumer Sciences


COURSE

TITLE

GRADE

LENGTH

CREDIT

PREREQUISITE

FEE

2900

Baking and Pastry Arts

10, 11, 12

1 semester

1

None

$25.00

2980

Career & College Readiness

10, 11, 12

1 quarter

0.5

None

$25.00

2950

Contemporary Cuisine

 9, 10,11,12

1 semester

 1

None

 $25.00

2300

Culinary Fundamentals

 9, 10, 11, 12

1 quarter

0.5

 None

 $25.00

2970

Child Development

10, 11, 12

1 semester

1

None

$25.00

2990

Leadership & Community Engagement

10, 11, 12

1 semester

1

None

$25.00

*All students can benefit from Family and Consumer Sciences courses. The classes are designed to meet the needs of all different types of learners. Students will learn skills for managing individual and family needs, problem solving, setting goals, and being a leader. Students will experience a variety of teaching techniques: small group activities, presentations, hands-on projects, classroom discussions, labs, field trips, and community involvement. In each course all students are required to complete a final semester culminating course project and group community service project. Through integrated classroom activities students will be involved in Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), a youth leadership organization.  

Baking and Pastry Arts - 2900

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite:  None
Fee:  $25.00 

Are you the next Cake Boss or are you hooked on Cupcake Wars? Then this is the class for you! Cake decorating, cookies, baking bread, French pastries, and other baking techniques await. Learn food science principles that will make your baking a success.  Safe food handling and proper equipment usage is covered.  Students will be involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state and national organization.

Career and College Readiness – 2980

1 quarter, 0.5 credit
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite:  None
Fee:  $25.00

What’s your next step after high school? Explore career and education opportunities that reflect your interests, personality and abilities. Develop and practice leadership, team building and communication skills. Learn workplace-appropriate Netiquette, communication skills and business dining etiquette. Entrepreneurship, personal financial wellness and consumer protection issues are topics of the course.  Students will be involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state and national organization.

Child Development - 2970

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite:  None
Fee:  $25.00 

Study the process of human development from conception through preschool age as determined by a variety of factors. Learn the stages of pregnancy and childbirth, milestones of healthy child development, characteristics of strong families and supportive parenting, and much more! Additional topics include childhood diseases, immunizations, theories of development, and evaluating childcare services. Students will be involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state and national organization. 

Contemporary Cuisine – 2950

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite:  None
Fee:  $25.00 

Are you hooked on cooking shows or are you a future Culinary Arts student? Get in on the latest culinary trends, flavors and plate presentations! Learn about cooking principles, methods and nutrition management strategies. Examine food science in preparation, cooking and presentation of foods and beverages. Safe food handling and equipment usage are also covered.  Students will be involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state and national organization.

Culinary Fundamentals - 2300

1 quarter, 0.5 credit
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite:  None
Fee:  $25.00 

Introduction to basic cooking skills. Learn proper knife skills, food nutrition, basic food science principles, and cooking techniques such as sauté, poach, braise, and roast.  Safe food handling and equipment usage are also introduced. Students will be involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state and national organization.
 

Leadership and Community Engagement- 2990 

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite:  None
Fee:  $25.00 for a year for all FCS courses 

Successful athletes, powerful entrepreneur, and highly effective community members and citizens - what do they have in common? They must have strong leadership skills to achieve success. Learn the leadership skills that will be important to your future—regardless of career goals. This class teaches the “soft skills” identified as crucial for success, including vision and values; problem solving and creative thinking; goal setting and motivation; relationships and teamwork; communication and impact on you and your community. The class emphasizes small group work and hands-on experiences through service learning experiences. Students will be required to complete 50 service learning hours.  Students will be involved in Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state and national organization.