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Family & Consumer Science
Personal Finance BF052X0A
This course prepares students to understand economic activities and challenges of individuals and families, the role of lifestyle goals in education and career choices, procedures in a successful job search, financial forms used in independent living, and shopping options and practices for meeting consumer needs. The course also prepares students to understand consumer rights, responsibilities, and information, protect personal and family resources, and apply procedures for managing personal finances.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Career Management CC452X0A
This course is designed to prepare students to locate, secure, keep, and change careers. Competencies for this course are based on the National Career Development Guidelines. Strategies include: teamwork, technology, problem solving, decision-making, goal-setting, and self-management.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Apparel & Textile Production I FA312X0A
In this course students are introduced to clothing production in the areas of preparation for clothing construction, basic clothing construction techniques, consumer decisions, textiles, historical perspectives and design, and career opportunities. Emphasis is placed on students applying these construction and design skills to apparel and home fashion. Art, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Apparel & Textile Production II FA322X0A
In this course students are introduced to advanced clothing and housing apparel development skills. The use of fibers and fabrics is combined with design and construction techniques to develop and produce clothing or housing apparel products. A real or simulated apparel business enterprise and FCCLA activities allow students to apply instructional strategies and workplace readiness skills to an authentic experience and to develop a portfolio. Mathematics and science are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: FA312X0A - Apparel & Textile Production I
Principles of Family and Human Services FC112X0
Students learn core functions of the human services field; individual, family, and community systems; and life literacy skills for human development. Emphasis is placed on professional skills, human ecology, diversity, analyzing community issues, and life management skills. Activities engage students in exploring various helping professions, while building essential life skills they can apply in their own lives to achieve optimal wellbeing. English/language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, technology, interpersonal relationships are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

This course replaces FC10 Teen Living for the 2016-17 school year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Parenting and Child Development FE602X0A
This course introduces students to responsible nurturing and basic applications of child development theory with children from infancy through age six. Areas of study include parenthood decisions, child care issues, prenatal development and care, and development and care of infants, toddlers, and children three through six. Emphasis is on responsibilities of parents, readiness for parenting, and the influence parents have on children while providing care and guidance. Art, English language arts, and science are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Interior Design I FI512X0A
This course focuses on housing needs and options of individuals and families at various stages of the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on selecting goods and services and creating functional, pleasing living environments using sound financial decisions and principles of design. Topics of study include elements and principles of design, backgrounds and furnishings, architectural styles and features, and functional room design. Art and mathematics are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Interior Design II FI522X0A
This course prepares students for entry-level and technical work opportunities in the residential and non-residential interior design fields. Students deepen their understanding of design fundamentals and theory by designing interior plans to meet living space needs of specific individuals or families. Topics include application of design theory to interior plans and production, selection of materials, and examination of business procedures. Art and mathematics are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: FI512X0A - Interior Design I
Foods I - Honors FN41
This course examines the nutritional needs of the individual. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of diet to health, kitchen and meal management, food preparation and sustainability for a global society, and time and resource management. English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Students who receive honors credit must conduct semester long research, develop and present a product based on the research, and write a paper beyond regular curriculum requirements.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
Foods I FN412X0A
This course examines the nutritional needs of the individual. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of diet to health, kitchen and meal management, food preparation and sustainability for a global society, and time and resource management. English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Foods II - Enterprise FN422X0A
This course focuses on advanced food preparation techniques while applying nutrition, food science, and test kitchen concepts using new technology. Food safety and sanitation receive special emphasis, with students taking the exam for a nationally recognized food safety credential. Students develop skills in preparing foods such as beverages, salads and dressing, yeast breads, and cake fillings and frostings. A real or simulated in-school food business component allows students to apply instructional strategies. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: FN412X0A - Foods I
Foods II - Enterprise Honors FN425X0A
This course focuses on advanced food preparation techniques while applying nutrition, food science, and test kitchen concepts using new technology. Food safety and sanitation receive special emphasis, with students taking the exam for the ServSafe® credential from the National Restaurant Association. Students develop skills in preparing foods such as beverages, salads and dressing, yeast breads, and cake fillings and frostings. A real or simulated in-school food business component allows students to apply instructional strategies and workplace readiness skills to an authentic experience, to develop a portfolio, and to enhance FCCLA activities. Skills in science, math, management, and communication are reinforced. Students who receive honors credit must conduct semester long research, develop and present a product based on the research, and write a paper beyond regular curriculum requirements.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: FN412X0A - Foods I
Fashion Merchandising MI212X0A
In this course students are introduced to the fashion and merchandising industries. Students acquire transferable knowledge and skills among the concepts of the business of fashion, fashion promotion events, the evolution and movement of fashion, the fashion industry, career development, merchandising of fashion, and the selling of fashion. Mathematics and science are reinforced. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Early Childhood Education I FE112X0A
This two-credit course prepares students to work with children in early education and child care settings. Areas of study include personal and professional preparation, child development from birth to age 12, techniques and procedures for working with young children, and history, trends and opportunities in this field. An internship makes up 50 percent of instructional time. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 16 years of age
Early Childhood Education II - Honors FE125X0A
This is a two-block course that prepares students to work with children birth to twelve years of age in childcare, preschool, and/or after school programs. Students receive instruction in childcare pertaining to teaching methods, career development, program planning and management, health and safety issues, entrepreneurship skills, and technology. This course is a two-credit course with work-based learning comprising over 50 percent of the required coursework. Students who successfully complete this course and are 18 years of age will be eligible to apply for the North Carolina Early Childhood Credential (NCECC) through the Division of Child Development. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills. Students who receive honors credit must conduct semester long research, present a culminated product based on the research, and write a paper beyond regular curriculum requirements.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: 16 years of age & Early Childhood Education I