Family & Consumer Science

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The Family & Consumer Science Departments provides courses and other learning opportunities that: 

  • Prepare students for careers in family & consumer science by meeting state standards for health development education.
  • Prepare students to transition from school to work or to continue with post-secondary educational options.
  • Provide students the option to acquire user specialist certifications.
  • Develop students employability skills to comply with SCANS (Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skill, US Dept. of Labor).

Clothing, Textiles & Fashion

Courses in clothing, textiles and fashion will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Art Director
  • Artist
  • Commercial Artist
  • Computer Animator
  • Curator and Gallery Manager
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interior Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Commercial Photographer: Digital, Still, Video, Film
  • Commercial/Residential and Home Furnishing Coordinator

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Early Childhood Development & Services

Courses in early childhood development & services will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Director/Asst. Director - Childcare Facilities
  • Elementary School Counselor
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Educator for Parents
  • Nanny
  • Teachers' Assistant
  • Childcare Assistant/Worker

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Family & Community Services

Courses in family and community services will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Adult Day Care Coordinator/Worker
  • Career Counselor
  • Child Life Educator/Specialist
  • Community Housing Service Worker
  • Community Service Director
  • Coordinator of Volunteers
  • Dietician
  • Director Religious Activities
  • Education Programs
  • Emergency and Relief Worker
  • Employment Counselor
  • Geriatric Services Worker
  • Human Services Worker
  • Leisure Activities Coordinator
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Religious Leader
  • Residential Advisor
  • Social and Human Services Assistant
  • Social Services Worker
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

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Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services

Courses in restaurants and food/beverage services will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Kitchen/Service/General Manager
  • Maitre'd
  • Restaurant Owner
  • Baker
  • Brewer
  • Caterer
  • Executive Chef
  • Cook
  • Pastry & Specialty Chef
  • Server
  • Banquet Set up
  • Room Service Attendant
  • Kitchen Steward
  • Host

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Teaching/Training

Courses in teaching and training will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • Teacher
  • College/University Lecturer, Professor Human Resource Trainer
  • Physical Trainer
  • Coach                                                    
  • Child Care Director
  • Child Care Worker
  • Child Life Specialist                            
  • Nanny
  • Early Childhood Assistant                
  • Teacher Aids
  • Group Worker
  • Group Worker Assistant

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