Family & Consumer Science Curriculum
Classes are taught by Mr. Ginn
Family & Consumer Science I - This class will include a comprehensive study of the six areas of Family & Consumer Sciences; family relationships, clothing and textiles, food and nutrition, child development, housing and interior design, and consumerism and resource management. Practical hands-on-experience provided in all areas
Advanced Foods Science and Nutrition - This class will discuss the basics of nutrition, consumer skills and food preparation. It will also cover current topics like food science, global foods, food safety, and wellness. The principles of nutrition and its relationship to an individual’s health; the selection, preparation and care of food; meal management; food economics and ecology and the maximizing of the food dollar will all be discussed in this class. Students will participate in numerous food labs. Food science experiments will also be performed..
Interior Design -Interior Design will give practical information about planning, building, and decorating a home. Students will be introduced to the elements and principles of design. They will be instructed about the design process, with information on selecting and arranging backgrounds, furniture, lighting, and accessories. Students will show how to apply design principles to specific rooms such as kitchens, bathrooms, dining, living, bedrooms and storage areas.