Course descriptions for Family and Consumer Science.

Available courses

Clothing Construction

This course introduces students to basic apparel design, textiles, and construction skills. The students will be exposed to the global apparel industry and entrepreneurial opportunities. Service learning will be an integral part of this course: sewing apparel, accessories, consumer products, and ar…

Fashion Design

This course is created for students who would like to explore textile design at an advanced level. Service learning will be an integral part of this course: sewing apparel, accessories, consumer products, and art pieces. Students will explore contemporary movements in fashion and textile design to …

Interior Design

In this introductory course students will concentrate on the understanding and application of interior design principles.  The students will study color, elements and principles of design, furniture arrangement & design while drafting floor plans and exploring digital design platforms. Stu…

Foods 1

In this introductory course, students will focus on food safety and sanitation, kitchen management, basic cooking skills including reading recipes, measurement techniques, and knife skills, ingredient purposes and good nutrition habits.


Foods 2

Prerequisite: earn a passing grade in Foods 1. This course will introduce students to the culinary industry by focusing on safety and sanitation in the industry, chef roles in the kitchen, plating elements, cooking methods, sauces, salads, sandwiches, soups, meats and seafoods and will culminate wi…

Foods 3

Prerequisite: earn a passing grade in Foods 1 and Foods 2.  Students taking this advanced course will focus on the Pastry Chef (baking and pastry principles), United States Regional Cuisine, and Global Cuisine.  Students will explore traditional foods along with current regional and globa…

Assistant Childcare Teacher

Students will train to become an assistant in a daycare or childcare setting. The focus of their learning and performance will be how to create a positive learning environment for preschool age children. Students will demonstrate their understanding of child development through creating lesson plan…

Parenting and Childcare

Students learn why children have certain behaviors, how they develop, and how families play a role in development. Students will have the opportunity to create lessons, observe and critique child care techniques, and learn the psychology behind child
development.