FamCS Course Offerings
International Cultures and Cuisine (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
The course is for any student who would like to become more familiar with cooking styles and food choices of a variety of cultures. Differences in international cuisine and the historical and geographical reasons for these differences will be explored.
Basic Food Preparation (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
The course will teach students how to cook, what to cook, when to cook, and how to enjoy eating what you cook.
Clothing and You (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
This course will teach students how to use a sewing machine.
Independent Living (1/2 year, 1/2 credit) Designed for Grades 11-12
This course teaches the skills for living on your own, including earning, spending, saving, and managing money. This course will also cover responsible decision making related to substance abuse.
Interior Design (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
This course teaches students how to plan, care for, and decorate their own room, apartment, or home. Other areas covered are decisions to buy or rent, careers in interior design, and buying or refinishing furniture.
Culinary Arts (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
Studnets will learn about food knowledge and preparation skills for quantity food service. The class plans, prepares, and serves staff luncheons and food sales.
Exploring Childhood I (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
Students will learn about the development of children from prenatal life to 3 years of age, to develop a better understanding of children and the responsibilities of parenting and child are.
Exploring Childhood II (1/2 year, 1/2 credit)
Prerequisite: Exploring Childhood I
Students will spend more time interacting with preschool aged children. The content of the course will emphasize the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of the preschooler.