Family and Consumer Science Program

901-CHEFS

(½ credit)

Students study and practice various cooking skills and techniques leading to more difficult and challenging recipes. Students learn to modify recipes, estimate time and cost requirements. Topics covered include yeast and quick breads, soups and casseroles, fruit and vegetable preparation, pie making, and cake decorating. The basics of the Food Pyramid and wellness are incorporated into each unit.

906-WORLD CUISINE AND CULTURE

(½ credit)

Grab your suitcase and let's take a trip through many different regions of the world, with food!—Western Europe, Southeast Asia, Caribbean. One week we might stop by Italy for some coffee and Biscotti and the next travel to China for some Dun Dun noodles. There are so many amazing world cuisines that we will be cooking and tasting. In addition to cuisine, we will be looking at their culture and customs—music, dancing, and etiquette. Do you know what Ghana and St. Lucia have in common? Hint: What’s your favorite sweet?

Prerequisite: Chefs


915-BAKING

(½ credit)

When your sweet tooth just won’t quit, bake! Do you have a sweet tooth? Do you just love to bake? Do you wish you knew more about baking? Well, Baking 101 is a great way to help you develop the advanced skills you need to bake. Whether you know you want have a career in baking or you would just like more experience in the kitchen, Baking 101 can help. Throughout this course we take a look at the science of baking and how to create the best sweets treats. We will cover everything from cookies to pies. We will be using advanced techniques for decorations and flare.

Prerequisite: Chefs


926-MANAGING YOUR MONEY

(½ credit)

This course provides the student with a foundation in personal money management. Students will learn how to manage their money, build financial security and make sound financial decisions. Course topics include creating a budget, using credit, saving, calculating discounts, computing the amount you will be taxed, planning for the future, investing and other topics that will help you with your finances now and in the future. This course qualifies as a Math Intensive course and as a personal finance course as required for graduation.

Prerequisite: Junior or Senior