• Course Description 

    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.
  • Standards 

    HUM- FL-1: Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry.
    HUM- FL-2: Outline the function of the digestive system & absorption process during the lifespan.
    HUM- FL-3: Design and demonstrate a nutritious diet.
    HUM- FL-4: Identify & discuss the requirements of maternal & fetal nutrition during pregnancy.
    HUM- FL-5: Investigate the proper feeding of newborns by analyzing nutritional requirements and potential deficiencies of mother and child during the first weeks after birth.
    HUM- FL-6: Develop a nutritionally balanced diet for infants from birth through the first year of life.
    HUM- FL-7: Develop a nutritionally balanced diet for children in the different stages of childhood.
    HUM- FL-8: Develop a nutritionally balanced diet for an adolescent.
    HUM- FL-9: Develop a nutritionally balanced diet for the middle adult years.
    HUM- FL-10: Develop a nutritionally balanced diet for the elderly.
    HUM- FL-11: Research careers in foods and nutrition.