Child development is a performance based course designed forthose students who have a serious interest in studying the physical, social,emotional, and intellectual development of the child from birth throughadolescence. Opportunities are provided for both observing and participation inthe vocational preschool and day care center.
Prerequisite Requirements: Grades, 10, 11, and 12
Cooking is a performance-based consumer oriented nutritionclass which addresses the development of consumer skills needed by studentswhen making sound nutritional choices. This course is designed to providestudents with hands-on experiences in meal planning, budgeting, consumerism,food preparation techniques, and career opportunities. The curriculum includesdiscussion, resource materials, demonstrations, laboratory experiences,audio-visual presentations, field trips, and community involvement.
Family Life helps students recognize the transformation ofthe family today and its impact on building a foundation for a strong society.This course is designed to provide students with hands-on experience and reallife situations. Special emphasis is placed on building positive relationshipsand managing resources needed in striving toward independence. This electivesemester course is offered to 12th grade students. The curriculum includesdiscussion, resource materials, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations,field trips, and real-life classroom experiences.