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Child Development
Consumer Economics
Culinary Arts 1
Culinary Arts 2
Fashion 1
Fashion 2
Fashion and Interior Design 1
Fashion and Interior Design 2
Parenting
Child Development
Consumer Economics
Culinary Arts 1
Culinary Arts 2
Culinary Arts 3: Baking
Culinary Arts 3: Food Production
Early Childhood Education
Fashion 1
Fashion 2
Fashion and Interior Design 1
Fashion and Interior Design 2
Fitness & Nutrition
Parenting
Adult Living
Child Development
Consumer Economics
Culinary Arts 1
Culinary Arts 2
Culinary Arts 3: Baking
Culinary Arts 3: Food Production
Early Childhood Education
Fashion 1
Fashion 2
Fashion and Interior Design 1
Fashion and Interior Design 2
Fitness & Nutrition
Internship in Education
Parenting
Adult Living
Career Internship - FC
Child Development
Consumer Economics
Cosmetology
Culinary Arts 1
Culinary Arts 2
Culinary Arts 3: Baking
Culinary Arts 3: Food Production
Early Childhood Education
Fashion 1
Fashion 2
Fashion and Interior Design 1
Fashion and Interior Design 2
Fitness & Nutrition
Internship in Education
Nail Technology
Parenting

Adult Living

Grade Level: 11-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn basic concepts of psychology and sociology to help students cope with everyday life and improve their relationships with others. They will examine issues affecting their current and future lives such as goal setting, self-esteem, family & friend relationships, independent living, dating, marriage & aging.

Career Internship - FC

Prerequisite: Application with coordinator approval
Grade Level: 12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 2

Career Internship – FC is a course that provides students the opportunity to pursue future career interests in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences. This courses helps students gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience in the fields of culinary arts, hospitality, fashion merchandising, design, childcare, and/or senior care. Students who chose to take this course spend part of their school day receiving training in a FACS area of interest, while the other part of their day is spent in academic classes. This is a senior level course created for students to develop and explore their career options. Participation in SKILLS USA is a mandatory component of Career Internship – FC.

Child Development

Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will be able to plan and implement activities as a group for preschool children.  Students will apply classroom theory through teaching and observation in the preschool setting.  The different aspects of growth and development that are measured include physical, intellectual, social, and emotional from conception to the age of five. Students will gain hands-on experience working with young children in a preschool setting.

Consumer Economics

Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn and be able to perform life skills such as goal setting, calculating paychecks, filing tax forms, opening and utilizing bank accounts, researching investments, budgeting, home and automobile purchasing, insurance acquisition, and using credit. By learning about and connecting the curriculum to the current economic trends, students will be involved in hands-on, interactive learning experiences and will fulfill the consumer education requirement for graduation.

Cosmetology

Prerequisite: Application Process prior to enrollment
Grade Level: 12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 3

This course meets for 3 periods a day with an early release so students can attend off-campus.  Students will attend a cosmetology school one-half day while attending high school their senior year. They will complete 750 hours of training during high school and are responsible to complete the second 750 hours after high school in order to qualify for the State Licensing Exam for Cosmetologists. Students will study job related skills, personality and attitude analysis, taxes, social security, insurance and employer- employee relationships. This is a cooperative program between District 230, and a certified School of Cosmetology. Course does require a fee to enroll.

Culinary Arts 1

Prerequisite : None
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will study safety and sanitation, identification and use of equipment, preparation methods and standards of food production, and basic study of fundamental principles of nutrition. Students will prepare food weekly in a group lab setting using appropriate tools, equipment and proper food handling.

Culinary Arts 2

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Culinary Arts 1
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn more advanced food preparation skills and build on experiences and knowledge from Culinary Arts 1. Students will continue to work in a group lab setting preparing food using appropriate tools, equipment and food handling.

Culinary Arts 3: Baking

Prerequisite: Successful completion of  Culinary Arts 2
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn advanced baking procedures and processes. The course includes concepts in formulas, measuring and scaling and the chemical reactions of basic doughs, cakes and batters. Students will explore college and career options in the culinary field.

Culinary Arts 3: Food Production

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Culinary Arts 2
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn advanced food preparation techniques and cater luncheons and special events. Students will develop basic skills necessary for quantity food preparation in restaurants. They will explore college and career options in the culinary field.

Early Childhood Education

Prerequisite: Successful completion of  Child Development
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

Students will be able to teach with a partner and as an individual to support student learning by providing activities and materials that preschoolers find engaging.  Students will also provide routines, classroom management, and structures in the preschool setting. Early Childhood Education will focus on age-appropriate curriculum of math, science, social studies, art, play, field trips and music.  Students will develop a case study and evaluate the kindergarten readiness of a specific preschool child through social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development. Students will gain the qualities needed for successful employment in any career working with young children.  Students may earn an ECE Credential as well as CPR certification pending successful completion of requirements.

Fashion 1

Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will learn to use the sewing machine and basic sewing equipment. Beginning sewing skills are introduced through the construction of projects and garments. Students will explore basic textiles, design principles, pattern alterations and fit.

Fashion 2

Prerequisite: Successful completion of  Fashion 1
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students continue to develop their basic sewing skills through advanced project and garment construction. They will further develop their skills through individualized instruction and laboratory learning experiences in advanced textile, fitting, pattern alterations, and sewing techniques for specialty fabrics.

Fashion and Interior Design 1

Grade Level: 9 – 12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Fashion and Interior Design is a hands-on, project based class for students who are interested in fashion and/or interior design. This course will include projects to practice principles and elements, fashion design and designers, garment styles, fashion decades, fashion merchandising, fashion show production, and interior design concepts. Students will be expected to become more proficient in the use of computers to enhance design concepts and to expedite production of their designs. Students will be creating floor plans and dream homes.

 

Fashion and Interior Design 2

Grade Level: 9 – 12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fashion & Interior Design 1

Students will be involved in a variety of individual assignments intended to foster creativity and critical thinking in fashion and interior design projects. These projects include a more in-depth study of the Fashion and Interior Design 1 units. The experiences are designed to enhance personal self-expression and employability as the students develop their skills. Topics covered may include fashion and interior history, 3-D room design, commercial design, merchandising, furniture design, history of retail stores, and careers. Fashion and Interior Design 2 is for the student who is interested in pursuing a career in merchandising, fashion and/or interior design. This class can also be tailored to the class’s individual needs (Fashion vs. Interior) and/or taken as Independent Study.

Fitness & Nutrition

Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 1.0

Students will learn to analyze their fitness, nutrition and health risks. Students will incorporate hands-on laboratory experiences in nutritional food preparation, exercise and health behavior management to attain personal goals. This course is designed to teach a holistic approach to wellness as a way of life. This is an interdisciplinary course taught by members of the Family Consumer Science and Physical Education departments. This course is a two-hour block, scheduled in lieu of the student’s lunch/homeroom and physical education.

Internship in Education

Prerequisite: none
Grade Level: 11-12
Semesters: 1
Credit: 1

Students will engage in various hands-on learning experiences in the field of education based on their career interests and areas they desire to explore. Students will apply understanding from their coursework through real world experiences with those currently in the field of education both inside and outside of the school.

This course may be eligible for dual-credit pending approval (TBD).

Nail Technology

Prerequisite: Application Process prior to enrollment
Grade Level: 12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 2

This course meets for 2 periods a day with an early release so students can attend off-campus.  Students will attend a cosmetology school one-half day while attending high school their senior year. They will complete 350 hours of training during high school in order to qualify for the State Licensing Exam for Nail Technology. Students will study job related skills, personality and attitude analysis, taxes, social security, insurance and employer- employee relationships. This is a cooperative program between District 230, and a certified School of Cosmetology. Course does require a fee to enroll.

Parenting

Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Students will focus on pregnancy, labor, delivery, caring for children, nurturing children, and guiding children. They will also develop skills for making decisions and thinking critically, which can be applied to all areas of their lives.  Students may be able to apply knowledge and skills while working with young children in the preschool setting. In this course, students will understand different temperaments and learn to communicate and guide young children. Students will develop skills for making decisions and thinking critically, which can be applied to all areas of their lives.  Students may demonstrate their knowledge of skills in the preschool laboratory setting.