Course DescriptionThe Human Services Career Cluster prepares individuals for employment activities related to family and human needs such as nutrition and food science, counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care, and consumer services. Family & Consumer Sciences aspires to offer a unique focus on families, work, and their interrelationships, providing a solid foundation of success for student. Through relevant coursework, community projects, the FCCLA club, and mentoring opportunities, you will develop and/or strengthen the skills needed to become a responsible citizen and leader in your family, community, and work settings.
Expected Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completing Food, Nutrition, & Wellness, students should be able to...HUM- FNW-1: Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry.HUM- FNW-2: Examine how related student organizations are integral parts of career and technology education courses through leadership development, school and community service projects, and competitive events.HUM- FNW-3: Analyze factors that influence food choices and quality of diet.HUM- FNW-4: Evaluate nutritional information in relation to wellness for individuals and families.HUM- FNW-5: Analyze the effects of food eating behaviors on wellness.HUM- FNW-6: Investigate the health and nutrition requirements of individuals and families with special needs.HUM- FNW-7: Analyze food safety and sanitation practices from production to consumption.HUM- FNW-8: Compare the causes and foods at risk for illnesses.HUM- FNW-9: Evaluate scientific and technical advances in food processing, storage, product development and distribution for nutrition and wellness.HUM- FNW-10: Design and demonstrate ability to select, store, prepare, and serve nutritious, safe and appealing foods.HUM- FNW-11: Research careers related to food, nutrition and wellness.