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Family and Consumer Science
Family and Consumer Sciences courses provide knowledge you can''t LIVE without. These courses teach skills in personal financial management, how to live independently, planning nutritious meals, exploring future career paths, preparing for your own family, and more. All students who take an FCS course are able to join Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).

Courses
Career and College Readiness
CT204
Credits:
Grades: 10
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
What should I do when I graduate from high school? What type of career interests me? How do I prepare for college? Learn, explore, and develop strategies in career and college planning, networking and conflict resolution, financial literacy, and coordinating personal and career responsibilities. Throughout the course, you will research occupations, learn techniques of professionalism, explore post-secondary admissions qualifications and tuition costs, and have the opportunity to job shadow in a career of interest. Field trip to visit Sinclair Community College and Wright State University.
Career and College Readiness - Online
CT203
Credits:
Grades: 10
Prerequisites: Designed for students with scheduling conflicts that do not allow them to take the in-school class.
Notes: None
Course Description:
What should I do when I graduate from high school? What type of career interests me? How do I prepare for college? Learn, explore, and develop strategies in career and college planning, networking and conflict resolution, financial literacy, and coordinating personal and career responsibilities. Throughout the course, you will research occupations, learn techniques of professionalism, explore post-secondary admissions qualifications and tuition costs, and have the opportunity to job shadow in a career of interest. Field trip to visit Sinclair Community College and Wright State University.
Child Development
HE213
Credits:
Grades: 9 10 11 12
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
Do you like children? Students interested in Health Occupations, Teaching, Human Services or future parenting need to know the developmental phases of children in order to set realistic expectations for the child to succeed. You will study pregnancy, prenatal growth and responsibilities, nurturing children, as well as their physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development. Parenting responsibilities are experienced through the Real Care Baby II" infant simulator weekend learning experience. Speakers from area agencies, field trips to a local medical facility and child care agencies are used in exploring and understanding the developing child."
Culinary Fundamentals
HE404
Credits:
Grades: 9 10 11 12
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
Who doesn't love food? Do you want to learn how to cook but don't know where to start? If so, this is the class for you! This course emphasizes the fundamental techniques of food preparation such as measuring, reading a recipe, and knowing what equipment and tools to use to get the job done. You will experience first-hand the skills needed to prepare a variety of foods. This course is highly recommended before taking Global Foods.
Global Foods
HE405
Credits:
Grades: 9 10 11 12
Prerequisites: Culinary Fundamentals (HE404) highy recommended
Notes: None
Course Description:
Travel the glob through foods! Explore the foods of our world in this course which compares cuisines, ingredients, and preferred cooking methods of various cultures. You will examine the issues and conditions that affect the availability and quality of food in the global market, and apply advanced cooking techniques, including the use of specialty and advanced equipment in the preparation of food dishes. Field trip to explore Jungle Jim's International Market.
Good Eating
HE301
Credits:
Grades: 10 11 12
Prerequisites: Culnary Fundamentals (HE404) or Global Foods (HE405)
Notes: None
Course Description:
Would you like to improve your well being? You are what you eat! Develop higher level food preparation skills while exploring physical and spiritual wellness to improve your life. Learn stress reducing activities, importance of good food, physical exercise and weight management. Justify prepackaged versus scratch foods, create foods for special events, adjust and convert recipes and explore careers related to foods and wellness.
Interior Design
HE804
Credits:
Grades: 9 10 11 12
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
Do you like to rearrange your bedroom? Are you creative with color and love to redecorate? Learn about making housing choices, selection and organization of furnishings, floors and wall coverings in living spaces, kitchens and baths. Apply design principles in a hands-on project designing and decorating your dream apartment. This course explores the interior design field.
Lifetime Relationships
HE904
Credits:
Grades: 11 12
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
Who are the important people in your life and how do you build strong relationships with them? This course will help you identify strategies to build healthy and productive relationships with your significant other, your family and coworkers. Throughout life, family and professional relationships are very important. Soft skills in personal and professional relationships can make the difference between success and failure for families or careers. Areas studied include communications, dating and marriage, divisions of families, healthy lifestyles, signs of unhealthy relationships, dealing with personal crisis, financial wellness, and how these factors contribute to a successful life.
Personal Financial Magement
HE203
Credits:
Grades: 10 11 12
Prerequisites: None
Notes: Students who have taken Financial Literacy (BU203) should not take this course.
Course Description:
Do you like money? Want great skills for using it? Learn about making wise decisions and managing personal finances, while considering the impact these decisions have on you and your future family. You will learn how to budget your money, steps to establish and maintain good credit, buy a car, rent your first apartment, explore insurance options, and protect yourself from identity theft.
Textile Design and Construction (Sewing)
HE805
Credits:
Grades: 9 10 11 12
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
Want to fix that favorite pair of jeans? Or turn that old shirt into a cool new bag? Learn to create useful items with textiles (fabrics). Learn to care for your clothes, repair and repurpose them, and create items from a pattern. You will explore a broad range of topics relating to the career opportunities available in the field of textiles and design.