The focus of the Family And Consumer Sciences program is the family, self, others, and related careers. Students have the opportunity to become knowledgeable about themselves and others so they can make responsible decisions, interact effectively, and prepare for occupations, as well as the work of the family.  High school students may choose a wide variety of classes or focus on one of the following areas:

  • Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design
  • Foods, Nutrition and Wellness
  • Human and Child Development

All classes meet the Career and Technical Education graduation requirement, or may be taken for elective credit.  Human Behavior and Families and Crises meet the Human Behavior graduation requirement.

Family And Consumer Sciences

  • Family And Consumer Science Overview
  • Human Behavior
  • Independent Living
  • Families and Crises
  • Relationships
  • Infants and Toddlers
  • Preschool and School Age Children
  • Student Parenting
  • Creative Clothing and Design
  • Interior Design
  • Culinary Foundations
  • Foods Nutrition and Wellness
  • Food Prep & Presentation
  • Life Span Development

All classes will not be offered at all high schools.  For more information, contact the counseling office of your high school.

Questions about course descriptions?  Click here for the LPS High School Course Guide.

Middle School Courses

The courses at the Middle School are exploratory and skill-building courses. All students in Middle School will be enrolled in the 6th and 7th grade courses in Family and Consumer Science.  Eighth grade students choose from a variety of semester electives.

  • 6th grade – Healthy Living – 9 weeks
  • 7th grade – Family And Consumer Science – 9 weeks
  • 8th grade – Family And Consumer Science – 1 semester

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