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  • 7500PA     Child Development 1

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2

    Do your future plans include a career working with young children? Then this course is for you! Learn about children from infancy through preschool. Explore their developmental stages with hands on activities and projects. This course includes pre-school observation and classroom experience which prepares students to actively work with children.

    Child Development 1 Essential Objectives

    7501PA     Child Development 2

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    This course examines the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of preschoolers (ages 4-6). Units include investigation of child development careers, evaluating child care programs, design and implementation of lesson plans and interacting with preschoolers. This course includes pre-school observation and classroom experience which prepares students to actively work with children.   This course is second semester only.

    NOTE: Students successfully completing Child Development 1 and 2 may be eligible for a MACC dual enrollment opportunity which can lead to a Child Development Associate credential. See your instructor or counselor for more information.

    Child Development 2 Essential Objectives

     

    7505PA     Family Studies

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    This course explores family types and trends, roles and functions, and the various challenges families face.  Learn how families effectively manage resources.

    Family Studies Essential Objectives

     

    7520PA     Teen and Social Issues

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    This class will provide valuable information to help teens make sound decisions that will impact their development. Some topics include societal issues such as drugs, mental and sexual health, and media influences.

    Teen and Social Issues Essential Objectives

     

    7535PA     MyCuisine

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    Do you enjoy being in the kitchen but not exactly sure where to start? Consider taking MyCuisine. Fill your plate using proper nutrition and food preparation techniques. The appropriate use of equipment will be focused toward family settings. Group work and cooking labs are a component of this class therefore attendance is imperative. This course can be taken first semester and Global Cuisine second semester.

    NOTE: Students should not be enrolled in this course if they are currently enrolled in Culinary Arts 1 or have completed Culinary Arts 1.

    MyCuisine Essential Objectives

     

    7537PA    Global Cuisine

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    Build upon skills learned in MyCuisine to help you travel around the world using your taste buds! Global Cuisine has a strong emphasis on regional and international cuisine. Cultural heritage and its effect on foods and food preparation will be explored. Group work and cooking labs are a component of this class therefore attendance is imperative.

    NOTE: Students should not be enrolled in this course if they are currently enrolled in Culinary Arts 1 or have completed Culinary Arts 1. 

    Global Cuisine Essential Objectives

     

    7540PA     Fashion, Fabric and Construction 1

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1

    Explore the world of fashion from the inside out.  Use the elements of design to enhance the four body types.  Construct garments and accessories using basic sewing techniques.  Use your sewing skills to give back to the community by participating in service projects. 

    Fashion, Fabric and Construction 1 Essential Objectives

     

    7545PA     Fashion, Fabric and Construction 2

    • Grade Level:  10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1

    For Hickman students, the Fashion, Fabrics and Construction 2 class is a unique educational setting.  The main focus is to design and make costumes for two of Hickman’s musicals.  While being in a construction class, students will not only continue to learn construction and fashion skills, but will also play a vital role in Hickman’s musical theater.  Students will take the sewing techniques they developed last year to another level.

    Rock Bridge and Battle students will perfect skills learned in Fashion, Fabric and Construction 1.  New techniques will be introduced to include machine embroidery, basic tailoring, pattern fitting and pattern design.  Students will participate in a sewing service project. 

    Fashion, Fabric and Construction 2 Essential Objectives

     

    7560PA     Apparel Merchandising

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    Dig into the fashion industry. Learn what’s really behind popular movies like the Devil Wears Prada by exploring fashion trends, fashion history and fashion terminology.  Students will study influential designers and careers in the fashion world and apply the knowledge gained through a variety of hands-on projects.  Students will evaluate marketing strategies for apparel and textile products while investigating the basics in fashion merchandising.  Some study will be devoted to textiles and fabric identification. 

    Apparel Merchandising Essential Objectives

     

    7565PA     Interior Design 1

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    Design your own space! Learn the basics of researching and utilizing design resources, housing choices, floor plan drafting, scaled drawings and furniture placement.  Principles and elements of design will be incorporated with many individual student driven projects that demonstrate design skills.  Students will learn how to use an architectural ruler, design templates and graph paper while creating floor plans and elevations. Students will also hear from those in the industry and will become aware of programs that offer Interior Design as a course of study.  

    Interior Design 1 Essential Objectives

     

    7570PA     Interior Design 2

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    

    Ready to learn more about interior design?  Students will analyze influences on architectural and furniture design and development while exploring features of furnishings that are characteristic of various historical periods.  Students will compare architectural details to current housing and interior design trends.  Hands on projects will be a major component of the class.  Projects might include a kitchen design or commercial space planning.  Floor plan drafting and elevations will also be created.  Students will be exposed to the latest computer technology  This course is second semester only.

    Interior Design 2 Essential Objectives