Food, Wellness & Dietetics Courses
This course that serves as the foundational course for the Human Services cluster. Course content provides opportunities for students to explore the core content included in the Family Studies and Consumer Sciences pathway.
Major topics are marriage and family life, parenting and caregiving, consumer services, apparel, housing, food and nutrition, and technology and careers. This course is not a prerequisite for courses included in all pathways within the cluster, however, students are encouraged to take the course before entering a pathway.
Students will learn to organize and plan all aspects of business and social events including the food, location, and décor associated with hiring an event planner.
Concepts taught in the course to meet the needs of clients include planning for the event with activities, establishing a budget, determining the theme, planning the guest list, determining the location, developing an event plan schedule, planning transportation needs, training of staff, staging the event, calculating room and space requirements, providing necessary technology and equipment, planning food and beverage services, securing entertainment, understanding legal issues in event planning, and conducting post-evaluations of events.
Hospitality and Tourism is a one-credit course that serves as the prerequisite for all pathways included in the Hospitality and Tourism cluster. Major topics include introduction to hospitality and tourism, recreation, travel and tourism, lodging, restaurant and food and beverage services, safety and sanitation, customer relations, and quality services.