Family and Consumer Science

Education and Training – Teaching as a Profession

Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) programs empower students to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global, ever-changing society. Students develop skills in decision making, problem solving, managing work and family, communication, technology, leadership, citizenship, and workplace readiness. In addition to supporting and complementing the family’s role, FACS programs offer students the opportunity to select and prepare for related careers Source: TN CTE Website

PATHWAY CONCENTRATION COURSES & ELECTIVES

  • Teaching as a Profession I
  • Teaching as a Profession II
  • Child and Lifespan Development
  • Teaching as a Profession III-Internship
  • Interior Design
  • Nutrition for Life

ASSOCIATED SKILLS

Successful Family and Consumer Science students:

  • have good people skills and work well with children.
  • are logical, motivated, and organized.
  • show empathy and positive attitudes.
  • display good computer and presentation skills.
  • serve as positive role models.
  • are creative with a sense of humor.
  • apply academic skills including English, Algebra, and Science.

POST-SECONDARY

DEGREES, DIPLOMAS, AND CERTIFICATES

Certificate

Colleges

  • Cleveland State CC

Associate’s Degree

Colleges

  • Cleveland State CC
  • Chattanooga State Community College

Bachelor’s Degree

Colleges and Universities

  • UT- Chattanooga
  • ETSU
  • MTSU
  • UT-Knoxville

Advance Degree

Colleges and Universities

  • UT Knoxville
  • ETSU

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INDUSTRIAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Heart Association CPR Certification

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

FCCLA:

Mission – To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

CAREERS

  • Child Care Center Director
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marriage Therapist/ Counselor
  • Child, Family, School Social Workers
  • Probation Officers
  • Correction Treatment Specialists
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Secondary Teacher
  • Exceptional/ Special Education Teacher
  • Career and Technical Teacher
  • Nursing Instructor and Teacher Post-Secondary
  • Interior Designer
  • Associate Teacher
  • County Extension Agent
  • Media Specialist
  • Floral Designer
  • Furnishing and Equipment Sales Manger
  • Dietician and Nutritionist
  • Food Scientist
  • Health Inspector
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Set Designer/Buyer
  • Fashion Designer/Buyer/Mechandiser
  • Caterer
  • Event Planner
  • Food Chemist/ Food Inspector
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Personal Shopper
  • Substance and Behavioral Counselor
  • Tailor/ Dressmaker/ Custom Seamstress
  • Religious Services

WHERE IS IT OFFERED?

Bradley Central High School

Walker Valley High School

 

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