Getting Started Home Economics

HE Button 480Home Economics is the ideal place to learn how to learn to get jobs in specific fields, pay bills, save and invest money, and manage their homes. At the end of the course, they buy their grades with the money they have earned.


Consumer and Family Studies (CFS)

Consumer and Family Studies programs provide students with life management, transferable, and employability skills through instruction and leadership development activities.  This program focuses on preparing students to balance personal, family, and work responsibilities.

Unit 1: Consumer Education
Unit 2: Food and Nutrition
Unit 3: Fashion, Textiles and Apparel
Unit 4: Housing and Furnishings
Unit 5: Child Development and Guidance
Unit 6: Family and Human Development
Unit 7: Individual and Family Health
Unit 8: Leadership Development
Unit 9: Final


Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO)

Home Economics Related Occupations or HERO programs are designed to prepared students for careers. We focus on different types of careers, and have projects that are related to those careers.

Unit 1: Child Development
Unit 2: Consumer Services
Unit 3: Education
Unit 4: Family and Human Services
Unit 5: Fashion Design Manufacturing and Merchandising
Unit 6: Food Science, Dietetics, and Nutrition
Unit 7: Food Service and Hospitality
Unit 8: Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation
Unit 9: Interior Design, Furnishings and Maintenance