Family and Consumer Science
Family & Consumer Science is a one-semester course that prepares students with a variety of skills for independent or family living. Topics covered include child care, home maintenance, food preparation, money management, medical management, clothing care, and more. They also focus on household, personal, and consumer health and safety. In addition, students learn goal setting and decision-making skills, as well as explore possible career options. Unit 1: Relationships & Childcare; Decision Making Skills, Healthy Relationships & Communication, Childcare. Unit 2: Consumer Science Skills; Food Preparation, Clothing Textiles, Living Environment & Design. Unit 3: Consumer Health; Money Management, Medical Management, Consumer Health. Unit 4: Health & Safety; Healthy Families, Household Safety, Emergency Preparedness. Unit 5: House & Careers; Buying vs Renting, Home & Car Maintenance, Consumer Science Careers.