Family, Community & Consumer Services

Pathway Information

  • Employees with careers in family and community services help the homeless, housebound, and infirm cope with circumstances of daily living; counsel troubled and emotionally disturbed individuals; train or retrain the unemployed or underemployed; care for the elderly and the physically and mentally disabled; help the needy obtain financial assistance; and solicit contributions for various social services organizations.

     

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    Sequence of Courses

    Pathway Course ID Course Title Level Credit
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7605 Career and Life Planning Level 1: Introductory 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7675 Introduction to Family & Consumer Sciences Level 1: Introductory 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7600 Parenting and Child Development Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 6732 Culinary Essentials Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7617 FACS Leadership in Action Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7823 Nutrition and Wellness Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7820 Family Studies Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7610F Financial Literacy Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7630 Honors Financial Literacy Level 2: Technical 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7633 Community Connections Level 3: Application 0.5
    Family, Community and Consumer Services 7609 Career Connections Level 3: Application 0.5

    Courses offered may vary between schools.  To be considered a CTE Completer in the pathway, students must complete 3.0 credits within the course sequence, achieve 80% or greater competency on the course standards or industry proficiency exam, and graduate high school in four years.  At least 2.0 of the required 3.0 required credits must be a combination of technical and application level courses.

     

Career Opportunities

    • Community Services Director 

    • Adult Day Care Coordinator

    • Volunteer Coordinator

    • Social Services Worker

    • Employment Counselor

    • Dietician

    • Residential Advisor

    • Emergency and Relief Worker