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Course Offerings

CONTEMPORAY TEEN ISSUES

Code: 709

½ Credit         

This course prepares students to understand the nature, function, and significance of human relationships involving individuals and families. Topics include: family living, parenting, household and money management, decision-making skills, communication skills, self-awareness, crisis management, and the individual’s roles and responsibilities within the family and community. Emphasis will be placed upon the uniqueness, needs, and interests of individuals and families.


NUTRITION AND WELLNESS

Code: 710

1 Credit

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic foundation for the selection, preparation and serving of nutritious foods. Students study food safety, sanitation, and meal planning.   

 

FOODS OF THE WORLD

Code: 712          

 ½ Credit

Students explore international cuisine, culture, and cooking techniques.  This class focuses on specific cooking styles and dishes of diverse cultures.

*Prerequisite: Nutrition and Wellness


CHILD DEVELOPMENT I                                               

Code: 706

1 Credit

This course focuses on conception, prenatal development, and the process of labor and birth. The study of birth defects is also included. Issues and concerns related to children up to the age of two are addressed. A parenting simulation experience is required.   

*Required course for students in the Early Childhood Education Academy


CHILD DEVELOPMENT II                    

Code: 708

1 Credit

This course is designed for those students wishing to continue their study of the developing child. Students learn about the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children ages two through six. Other areas of study include health and safety, childcare, and effective parenting skills.

*Prerequisite: Child Development I

*Required course for students in the Early Childhood Education Academy


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION INTERNSHIP                   

Code: 705

1 Credit

This course provides an internship experience for students in the Early Childhood Education Academy. It is specifically designed for students interested in a career working with young children. The student studies the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of a child from birth to 6 years old, and opportunities are provided for students to work with preschool and elementary age children.  

*Required course for students in the Early Childhood Education Academy

*Prerequisite: Child Development II

*Seniors only