Students will study the principles of child growth, development and behavior.  An emphasis will be placed on the cognitive development of a child, as well as sensory and motor skills.  Additional topics will include childhood diseases, immunizations, theories of development, learning styles and evaluating childcare services.

In this Family & Consumer Sciences course, students will develop personal financial plans for individual personal well-being.  Students will develop financial literacy skills to provide a basis for responsible citizenship and career success. Additional topics will include analyzing services from financial institutions, consumer protection, investing, and risk management.