Elective Classes

Human Services

Human Services

1 unit American History, 1/2 unit Civics & 1/2 unit Free Enterprise or 1 unit Civics, 1 unit of either World Geography or World History (plus 1 additional Social Studies for core 4) (Follow social studies graduation requirements on page 1 of course catalog).

Human Services Courses:

Family and Consumer Science I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A comprehensive course which examines multiple life roles and responsibilities of individuals and family members. The focus is on the areas of personal and family living, wellness, nutrition and foods, financial management, living environments, appropriate child development practices, and transferring school skills to life and work. Skills in mathematics, communication, science, technology, and personal and interpersonal relationships are reinforced in this course. Laboratory experiences are included.

Family & Consumer Science II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course enhances the foundational skills introduced in Family and Consumer Science I. Personal and family living, wellness, nutrition and foods, financial management, living environments, child development practices, clothing and textiles, and employability skills are included.

Nutrition & Food

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A one semester course designed to provide students with basic nutrition and wellness knowledge and basic food preparation skills. Emphasis is placed on food preparation, kitchen and meal management, and the relationship of diet to health. Topics of study include nutrition, meal planning, label information, safety and sanitation, kitchen equipment, measuring, use of recipes, basic food preparation, and consumer skills. Laboratory experiences are included.


Advanced Nutrition & Food

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A one semester course designed to address more complex concepts in nutrition and food preparation, with emphasis on social, psychological, and cultural influences on food choices. Topics include nutrition and wellness for individuals and families across the life span; impact of technology on nutrition, foods, and related tools and equipment; management of food-related resources; acquiring, organizing, and evaluating food information about foods and nutrition; and exploration of careers in all aspects of the food industry. Laboratory experiences are included

Prerequisites: Nutrition and Food.

Parenthood Education

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A one semester course designed to inform students about the rewards, responsibilities, and challenges involved in the parenting role. The importance of the decision to become a parent is reinforced in each unit. Topics covered include human reproduction, pregnancy, heredity, medical care, childbirth, caring for a newborn, emotional adjustments, nutrition, discipline, guidance, family characteristics, child care, budgeting and providing a nurturing environment for children.


Early Childhood Education

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: Follows Parenthood Education and prepares students to work with children from birth to age eight. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the development of young children, while providing early education and care.

Human Services Faculty:

Katherine Pearl
khenry1@ebrschools.org

Elective Classes

Human Services

Human Services

1 unit American History, 1/2 unit Civics & 1/2 unit Free Enterprise or 1 unit Civics, 1 unit of either World Geography or World History (plus 1 additional Social Studies for core 4) (Follow social studies graduation requirements on page 1 of course catalog).

Human Services Courses:

Family and Consumer Science I

Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A comprehensive course which examines multiple life roles and responsibilities of individuals and family members. The focus is on the areas of personal and family living, wellness, nutrition and foods, financial management, living environments, appropriate child development practices, and transferring school skills to life and work. Skills in mathematics, communication, science, technology, and personal and interpersonal relationships are reinforced in this course. Laboratory experiences are included.

Family & Consumer Science II

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: This course enhances the foundational skills introduced in Family and Consumer Science I. Personal and family living, wellness, nutrition and foods, financial management, living environments, child development practices, clothing and textiles, and employability skills are included.

Nutrition & Food

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A one semester course designed to provide students with basic nutrition and wellness knowledge and basic food preparation skills. Emphasis is placed on food preparation, kitchen and meal management, and the relationship of diet to health. Topics of study include nutrition, meal planning, label information, safety and sanitation, kitchen equipment, measuring, use of recipes, basic food preparation, and consumer skills. Laboratory experiences are included.


Advanced Nutrition & Food

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A one semester course designed to address more complex concepts in nutrition and food preparation, with emphasis on social, psychological, and cultural influences on food choices. Topics include nutrition and wellness for individuals and families across the life span; impact of technology on nutrition, foods, and related tools and equipment; management of food-related resources; acquiring, organizing, and evaluating food information about foods and nutrition; and exploration of careers in all aspects of the food industry. Laboratory experiences are included

Prerequisites: Nutrition and Food.

Parenthood Education

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: A one semester course designed to inform students about the rewards, responsibilities, and challenges involved in the parenting role. The importance of the decision to become a parent is reinforced in each unit. Topics covered include human reproduction, pregnancy, heredity, medical care, childbirth, caring for a newborn, emotional adjustments, nutrition, discipline, guidance, family characteristics, child care, budgeting and providing a nurturing environment for children.


Early Childhood Education

Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th

Description: Follows Parenthood Education and prepares students to work with children from birth to age eight. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the development of young children, while providing early education and care.

Human Services Faculty:

Katherine Pearl
khenry1@ebrschools.org
Dee Lounsberry
dlounsberry@ebrschools.org