In this Family & Consumer Sciences course, students will examine design principles used in residential interiors.  Topics will include selection and organization of furnishings, floors and wall coverings in living spaces, kitchens and baths.

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.

Students will learn principles of of nutrition to ensure a healthy body throughout the lifecycle.  Emphasis will be placed on planning and preparing meals with an understanding of nutrients and their benefits, portion control, dietary needs, and physical activity.  Additional information will include emotional, physical, environmental, intellectual, occupational, social and spiritual wellness.