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Family, Community & Consumer Services

The table below shows  a progression of courses through the Family, Community & Consumer Services pathway. Students who work through this progression are considered concentrators in the pathway. The list on the left displays the entire list of offerings available.

 

Courses

Grade
Level

Courses

Grade
Level

Intro to FACS

9, 10

Human Growth & Development

10, 11, 12

Nutrition & Wellness

10, 11, 12

Consumer Education

11, 12

Family Studies

10, 11, 12

Career/Community Connections

11, 12

 

What will I do in class?

Students learn how to prepare food and understand how it affects the body as well as study human physical, emotional and developmental growth. In Family Studies students will experience being a parent by taking home an infant simulation doll.

 

Are there opportunities for competition?

YES! Involvement in FCCLA's Competitive Events programs offers opportunity to expand leadership potential and develop skills for life necessary in families, societies, and workplaces.  Members compete in multiple competitive events.

 

What careers are available and how much money can I make?

Below is a list of a few career choices in Family & Community Services.

Career Specialty

U.S. Salary Median

Education Requirements

Childcare Worker

$19,510

High school diploma

Social & Human Services Asst.

$23,020

Associates degree

Family & School Social Worker

$41,530

4-year degree

Marriage & Family Therapist

$46,670

Advanced degree

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Contact Information

Molly Schauf

Family, Community & Consumer Services Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2131

molly.schauf@usd373.org

 

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Human Growth and Development students work on finding information in popular magazines.