Family Consumer Science can be defined as the following:
The science and art of career planning, job skills, resource management, time management, nutrition, food preparation, menu planning, parenting, child care and development, healthy living, clothing and textiles, consumer education, decision making, problem solving, human relationships, family development, and anything else that touches the home and heart.
This course is designed for the student who has an interest in nutrition, food preparation skills, sewing and the development of healthy family and community relationships. Students will explore the importance of making wise consumer choices. Time will be spent examining the importance of family relationships, studying and preparing a variety of foods, and constructing a variety of sewing projects. Students are responsible for providing their own basic sewing supplies. (This course is a prerequisite for Family Consumer Science II).