Family Consumer Science
 Brenda Kelley, Chairperson

Family & Consumer Sciences
3400 Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences 1
Prerequisite 
None          Grade:  9          Credit:  .50
This course is the suggested first course for all family consumer science and food service programs.  It presents basic subject matter in these three areas:  1) clothing and textiles; 2) resource management; and 3) foods and nutrition.  Learning experiences assist students in understanding themselves, their roles in today’s society, and the nature and value of homemaking and home economics-related activities.  Fee Required (General) (H100)

3401 Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences 2
Prerequisite:  None          Grade:  9        Credit:  .50
The second semester complements and follows Introduction to Consumer and Family Sciences 1.  It presents basic subject matter in these three areas:  1) housing, furnishings, and equipment; 2) human development, interpersonal, and family relationships; and 3) introduction to the world of work.  Learning experiences assist students in understanding themselves in relation to living environments, social and communication skills within the family and society, and the world of work.  Cooking lab experiences will be incorporated in this semester.  The Illinois Learning Standards will be integrated throughout the course in the areas of English, reading comprehension, math, and science.  Fee required.  (General) (H101)
 

3543, 3544 Child Growth and Development           Prerequisite:  None         
Grade:  9, 10          Credit:  .50
This course emphasizes learning experiences, which help students gain knowledge and understanding of the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of children from conception through adolescence.  The course content includes:  managing and organizing child development by applying decision-making and goal-setting skills; promoting child development by applying physical, social, intellectual, and emotional principles; practicing health and safety standards for children; providing experiences which encourage children to maximize resources; encouraging human relations skills in children; and evaluating family and career changes in relation to its impact on children.  Information related to careers in childcare is incorporated throughout the course.  The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) addressed include English, physical development and health, social science and science.  (H130)
 

3413 Foods and Nutrition 1          Grade:  10          Credit:  .50           
Prerequisite:
  None
This course includes basic classroom and laboratory experiences needed to develop knowledge and understanding of basic food principles and applied nutrition for people of all ages.  The course content centers around  promoting food service and preparations management, applying nutrition concepts; meeting health needs in planning, preparing, and serving food; maximizing resources, promoting hospitality; and analyzing individual and family nutritional needs.  Information related to careers in foods and nutrition, along with safety and sanitation, is incorporated throughout the course.  The Illinois Learning Standards addressed include English, language arts, mathematics, science, physical development and health, along with workplace skills.  Fee Required.  (General) (H120)


3415 Foods and Nutrition 2          Grade:  10          Credit:  .50
PrerequisiteSuccessful completion of Foods and Nutrition 1


In this second orientation level foods course, more attention is paid to food selection and preparation.  Course content and laboratory sessions should include:  careers in foods and nutrition, influences on food customs, diet and health, current nutritional issues, planning for special food needs, safety of foods, food purchasing, and conservation in providing food.  The Illinois Learning Standards addressed include English, language arts, mathematics, science, physical development and health, along with workplace skills.  Fee Required. (General) (H125)
 

3531 Culinary Arts 1          Prerequisite:  None          Grade:  11, 12          Credit:  .50 
Dual Credit is available for students 16 yeas of age or older by the end of the course through Southwestern Illinois College (CUL116, 1 credit).  Students will also have the opportunity to receive the IL Dept. of Public Health Food Service Sanitation Certificate.  This course is designed to provide students interested in a career in culinary arts with the information and practical experiences needed for the development of food service job-related competencies.  The students receive laboratory experiences using commercial food service equipment, if available, preparing food in quantity and serving food.  Safety and sanitation are emphasized.  Training experiences involve equipment and facilities, which simulate those, found in business and industry. The Illinois Learning Standards addressed, include English, mathematics, science, physical development and health, along with workplace skills.  Fee Required.   (General) (H320)


3533 Culinary Arts 2          Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Culinary Arts 1

Grade:  11, 12          Credit:  .50 
This second-semester course continues the learning presented in the first semester, exposing students to commercial laboratories.  More emphasis is placed on management skills, human relations, and personnel selection and supervision and career opportunities.  Training experiences involve equipment and facilities that simulate those found in business and industry when available. The Illinois Learning Standards addressed, include:  English, mathematics, science, physical development and health, along with workplace skills.  Fee Required. (General) (H325)
 

3551, 3553 Interrelated Cooperative Education (Culinary Arts)
          Grade:  12          Credit:  3.0
Prerequisite: 
Successful Completion of Culinary Arts, Application and Coordinator Approval
This program is designed for senior students seriously considering a career in the food services.  Classroom content includes job skill requirements, employee relationship skills, and a continuation of food preparation skills.  Cooperative Occupational Education is designed for senior students interested in pursuing careers.  Students are released from school for their paid cooperative education work experience and participate in a minimum of 200 minutes per week of related classroom instruction.  Classroom instructions focus on providing students with job survival skills, career exploration skills related to the job, and improving students’ abilities to interact positively with others.  Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) are incorporated throughout the course.  Written training agreements and individual student training plans are developed and agreed upon by the employer, student, and coordinator.  The coordinator, student, and employer assume compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Fee Required (General) (X499)
 

3417 Clothing and Textiles 1          Prerequisite:  None         
Grade:  10, 11, 12          Credit:  .50
This course is planned to provide students opportunities to develop knowledge of textiles and fashion and to apply this knowledge both personally and occupationally.  The course content centers on developing student competency in selecting clothing textile products to meet social, physical, psychological, and economic needs and constructing, altering, and repairing textile products.  Other areas of emphasis include information on career opportunities and related topics in fashion and merchandising.  Applied math skills will be stressed throughout the course.  Fee Required (General) (H140)


3535 Housing/Interior Design          Prerequisite:  None         
Grade:  11, 12          Credit:  .50
Learning experiences are designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to select, acquire, maintain, and manage living environments that meet the needs of the occupants.  Utilizing resources and consumer information by applying goal-setting and decision-making skills; evaluating living space to meet basic principles of layout and design, ensuring health and safety; selecting appropriate resources in creating living environments; determining the impact of the individual and/or group on living environments; applying housing and home management choices relating to changing family/individual and career patterns.  Emphasis will be placed on the application of the basic management principles as they relate to the environment.  (Modified to accommodate Resource Management goals)  The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) addressed include mathematics, English, social science and physical development and health.  (General) (H312)


3537 Adult Living          Prerequisite:  None          Grade:  12          Credit:  .50 
This course is designed to assist individuals and families in achieving life satisfaction through responsible participation as adults in the home, community, and workplace.  Emphasis is placed on the development of prevention strategies, which will assist individuals in responding to situations in terms of their identified values and goals.  The course content includes:  developing short and long-range plans, demonstrating goal-setting and decision-making skills; evaluating and adapting basic needs to assume roles and responsibilities; applying consumer rights and responsibilities in the market place; analyzing resource; consumer management skills necessary for present and future decisions; recognizing and following health practices that assist in coping, selecting, and using resources to enhance individual growth and development; developing effective relationships to promote communication with others; and evaluating family and career changes as to the impact on individuals.  Various resources to assist with life problems are explored.  (Modified to accommodate Resource Management goals)  The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) addressed include mathematics, English, social science and physical development and health. (General) (H417)
 

3542 Parenting          Prerequisite:  None          Grade:  12          Credit:  .50 
This course is designed to help students think through the responsibilities, satisfactions, and stresses of parenthood.  Many types of parenting situations are examined.  Stress prevention and management and the work of community agencies that help parents deal with various types of parenting crises are emphasized.  The course content includes:  managing and organizing parenting by applying decision-making and goal-setting skills; applying the basic principles of the parenting process; understanding child development, practicing health and safety standards as related to parenting; accomplishing mutual goals by utilizing human and financial resources; encouraging human relations skills in children/adolescents; and evaluating impact on parenting of family and career changes.  Special attention is given to the needs of teenage parents and to the importance of readiness for parenthood.  (Modified to accommodate Resource Management goals)  The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) addressed include mathematics, English, social science and physical development and health.  (General) (H412)





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