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Career and Technical Education-FAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCE

Career and Technical Education-fAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCE

GRADE 10

GRADE 11

GRADE 12

Early Childhood Education

Child Development I

Child Development II

Child Development I (Dual Credit)

Child Development II (Dual Credit)

Advanced Child Development I

Advanced Child Development II

Intro to Principles & Practices in ECE I/II

Child Development I (Dual Credit)

Child Development II (Dual Credit)

Advanced Child Development I

Advanced Child Development II

Intro to Principles & Practices in ECE I/II

Marriage and Family Living

Food Service Occupations

Foods & Nutrition I

Foods & Nutrition II

Foods & Nutrition I

Foods& Nutrition II

Pro Start I

Pro Start II

Independent Study: FACS

Foods & Nutrition I

Foods & Nutrition II

Pro Start I

Pro Start II

Independent Study: FCS

Fashion Design and Merchandising

Fashion Construction I

Fashion Construction II

Fashion Construction I

Fashion Construction II

Fashion Merchandising I/II

Textiles and Design I/II

Fashion Construction I

Fashion Construction II

Fashion Merchandising I/II

Textiles and Design I/II

Independent Study - FCS

Additional FACS Courses

 

Marriage and Family Living

 

PATHWAYS:

Early Childhood Pathway:

                Sophomore:     Child Development I/II

                Junior:            Child Development I/II and Intro to Principles & Practicing ECE I/II (ECE Certification)

                Senior:             Child Development I/II and Advanced Child Development I/II(w/internship-practicum)

                Certifications:                INCCRRAScholarships and ECE Certification)

 

Culinary & Hospitality Pathway:

                Sophomore:      Foods I/II

                Junior:              Foods I/II and Pro Start I

                Senior:              Foods I/II and Pro Start I and ProStart II

                Certifications Food& Sanitation Certification; National Pro-Start Certificate

 

Fashion Construction &Merchandising Pathway:

                Sophomore:      Fashion Construction I/II

                Junior:              Fashion Merchandising I/II

                Senior:              Fashion Merchandising I/II and Textile & Design I/II (PracticumExperience)

            Certifications: Pre-Professional Assessment and Certification for Fashion Construction & Merchandising

 

 

Career and Technical Education-fAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCE

 INTRODUCTION for Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and consumer science provides an essential foundation to ensure that students will learn the valuable lessons associated the importance of becoming responsible, well-rounded individuals, family members, employees, employers, and community leaders. Students will explore relevant topics and gain important life skills vital to success at home or in the real work world.

Course Number: K50

Course Title: Foods/Nutrition I

Grade: 9-12

This one-semester course includes basic classroom and laboratory experiences to develop knowledge and understanding of basic food principles and applied nutrition for people of all ages. The course content includes promoting food service, preparation techniques and management skills. Areas studied will include applying nutritional concepts, meeting health and safety needs, maximizing resources when planning, preparing and serving food, promoting hospitality and analyzing individual and family nutritional needs. Careers in foods and nutrition are also included in this course.

Course Number: K51

Course Title: Foods/Nutrition II

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Foods I

Grade: 9-12

This one-semester course is a continuation of the skills learned in Foods/Nutrition I. Course content includes meal management and requirements for nutritional needs and health. Laboratory sessions are devoted to advanced preparation skills.

Course Number: K60

Course Title: Fashion Construction I

Prerequisite: None

Grade: 9-12

This one-semester course is planned to provide students opportunities to construct sewing projects. The course content centers around fibers and fabrics, patterns, sewing equipment and notion selection, fitting a garment, use and care of the sewing machine and garment care. Career and job information will be related to the textile and fashion field throughout the semester. There will be an additional cost for supplies.

Course Number: K61

Course Title: Fashion Construction II

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Fashion Construction I

Grade: 9-12

This one-semester course is planned to provide students the opportunities to further develop knowledge and understanding of textiles, fashions and fabrics. The content includes fashion history, selecting clothing and textile products, wardrobe evaluation and planning, design elements, caring for clothing/textile products, constructing, and repairing clothing. Career and job information relating to the fashion industry will also be introduced during the semester. There will be an additional cost for supplies.

Course Number: K62

Course Title: Fashion Merchandising I

Grade: 11-12

Fashion Merchandising I students will learn to recognize the wide range of skills utilized in retail merchandising and marketing in this one-semester course. Topics to be covered include the historical development of fashion, characteristics and significance of fashion retailing, elements of design as they relate to merchandising and a market comparison of a constructed fashion garment. Students will market a class product.

Career and Technical Education-fAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCE

Course Number: K63

Course Title: Fashion Merchandising II

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Fashion Merchandising I

Grade: 11-12

Fashion Merchandising II students will further explore the world of fashion merchandising as it relates to a retail clothing business in this one-semester course. Students will study consumer buying habits, and develop and market a product. Students will handle all aspects of the business, including production, distribution, and sales.

Course Number: K66/67

Course Title: Textiles and Design I/II

Prerequisite: Fashion Merchandising I/II

Grade: 11-12

This course emphasis is on applying construction and design skills to existing and created apparel. This course will introduce the world of textiles, fibers, fiber origins, and their use. Course content will have embedded academics stands from science, history, mathematics, world cultures, technical writing, and technology standards. Students’ projects will include the redesign and creation of accessories and clothing including the refashioning of ready-made garments. Students will apply fundamental machine techniques (including serger and embroidery) as well as hard sewing and flat pattern making techniques. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are field trips, job shadowing, and school-based enterprises. Upon completion of this course students will be able to take the AAFCS Pre PAC certification assessments for Fashion, Textiles and Apparel.

Course Number: K71

Course Title: Marriage and Family Living

Grade: 11-12

This one semester course consists of a study of the individual as a member of society and of a family. It has been designed to help students explore the areas of personality development, communication, problems with family, changing roles of men and women, contemporary attitudes toward sex in our culture, dating, domestic violence, engagement, marriage, and marital adjustments.

Course Number: K74

Course Title: Child Development I

Grade: 10-12

This one-semester course teaches theory and principles of child growth and development from conception through school age. The course will consist of a study of the intellectual, physical, social, and the emotional growth and development of children. Career opportunities in child development are also explored in this course. This course is articulated with Prairie State College and students may receive dual credit. To receive dual credit, students are required to complete the application process for Prairie State College. (Dual Credit 11-12 Only)

Course Number: K75

Course Title: Child Development II

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Child Development I and Teacher Recommendation

Grade: 10-12

Provisions will be made for students to conduct a nursery school during second semester. Each student will plan, prepare and teach a lesson. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of early childhood education theories in a supervised setting. Observational techniques and guidance practices facilitating child development are studied and applied. This course is articulated with Prairie State College and students may receive dual credit. To receive dual credit, students are required to complete the application process for Prairie State College. (Dual Credit 11-12 Only)

Career and Technical Education-FAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCE

Course Number: K76

Course Title: Advanced Child Development Practicum I

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Child Development I and Child Development II

Grade: 11-12

Theory and research are included in the overview of the history and philosophy of early childhood education in this one-semester course. This course emphasizes learning experiences, which help students gain knowledge and understanding of the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development from early childhood through adolescence. This course is articulated with Prairie State College and students may receive dual credit. To receive dual credit, students are required to complete the application process for Prairie State College.

Course Number: K77

Course Title: Advanced Child Development Practicum II

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Advanced Child Development Practicum I and Teacher Recommendation

Grade: 11-12

Program planning, role of the teacher, use of materials and equipment, techniques of classroom management and meeting the needs of individual children are emphasized in this one-semester course. Theory and research are included in the overview of the history and philosophy of early childhood education. Techniques and procedures used to observe and record children and adults in the learning environments are discussed and applied. Provisions will be made for the students to participate, coordinate, and supervise the nursery school during the second semester. This course is articulated with Prairie State College and students may receive dual credit. To receive dual credit, students are required to complete the application process for Prairie State College.

Course Number: K78/79

Course Title: Introduction to Principles and Practices in ECE I/II

Prerequisite: Child Development I/II

This course is designed to train students in the art of teaching young children. Students will have the opportunity to participate in teaching by working directly with children ages 3-5 in the Rich Township High School District 227 pre-school lab. Students will be given proper instruction in designing a pre-school curriculum which includes various learning-style experiences and activities that promote the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of each child. The CEC Credential, awarded through Gateways to Opportunity and recognizes by the State of Illinois provides students ECE (Early Childhood Education) Level I Professional Development Certification.

Course Number: K80/81

Course Title: Pro Start I (Food Service)

Prerequisite: Credit Earned in Foods I & II

Grade: 10-12

This one-year course provides the students with a more in depth study of the hospitality industry and the management skills that are designated by the National Restaurant Association. Students will plan, prepare and serve restaurant quality breakfasts and lunches. The Pro-Start I Program combines relevant classroom activities with cafeteria observations and job shadowing experiences. Upon completion of the Pro Start I Program students will take a certification test.

Course Number: K82/83

Course Title: Pro Start II

Prerequisite: Foods I/II

This course is a continuation of the Prostart Program. It begins with an overview of the restaurant and foodservice industry and includes valuable career information. Students will create a career ladder, resumes and portfolios for career readiness. Students will explore dining room service and skills by continuing with food preparation, creating and planning menu, marketing and learning the art of service. Students will earn Servsafe certification (Food Service & Sanitation) course for industry requirements. Students will also earn the National Restaurant Association ProStart Certificate upon completion of the course.
 
 Course Number: K98/99

Course Title: Independent Study: Family and Consumer Science

Prerequisite: Grade 11-12 and administrative approval

Before final registration the student must obtain the approval of an instructor in the Family and Consumer Science department under whom he/she will study. The instructor will base this approval both on an evaluation of the student’s ability and the program of study proposed by the student. The approved program must be submitted to the designated administrator for final approval. Independent Study is done on a Pass/Fail basis.

Course Number: HZ624/625

Course Title: Teen Relations

Prerequisite: Team recommendation*

The aim of this course is to encourage respect for individual differences and to show the need for cooperation and communication. Activities will guide students in exploring or analyzing aspects of their personal lives.

Course Number: HZ626/627

Course Title: Independent Living

Prerequisite: Team recommendation*

This course helps students develop skills that will help them succeed after high school. These skills include self exploration, choosing a career, personal health care, personal finances (e.g. designing a budget, filing taxes, balancing a check book, credit…), finding affordable transportation and housing and wise consumerism.

updated 2014/15
 
 
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