This course is designed to aid students in developing parenting and care giving skills that can be applied in a variety of situations. Major topics include becoming an informed parent, understanding prenatal development, caring for the newborn, being an effective parent/caregiver, caring for the sick and elderly and exploring career opportunities in care giving. Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. 

This course is designed to assist students in making critical decisions about food, which contributes to health and well-being. Laboratory instruction is included as an application process.  Practical problems addressed relate to attitudes toward food, nutrition facts, special health concerns and diets, management of food resources, preparation skills, food safety, sanitation and careers in nutrition and food service. Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

An introduction to American schooling for students considering a career in teaching.

This comprehensive course provides an opportunity for acquiring basic FACS Essentials and guides students to explore select specific areas for concentrated study.  Emphasis is on family, employability skills, adolescent development, introduction to textiles, interiors and design, financial management, challenges of parenting, establishing healthy relationships, and creating a foundation for healthy lifestyles and nutrition. Leadership development will be provided through the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. 

Course topics include: Making Healthy Decisions, Personality, Self Esteem, and Emotions, Managing Stress, Mental Disorders and Suicide, Alcohol, Tobacco, Preventing Drug Abuse, Food and Nutrition, Making Healthy Food Choices, Exercise and Lifelong Fitness, Human Growth and Development, Safety and Emergency, CPR and Basic First Aid.