Family & Consumer Science

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences courses offer necessary skills and knowledge to promote wellness. Foods classes offer nutrition information, food preparation techniques, and a foundation for careers in food services. Child Development classes include information for understanding family relationships, the growth and education of children, and well as careers involving children. The University of Connecticut Course, (Individual and Family Development HDFS190) is offered to juniors and seniors with a strong interest in human development and the impact of the family system on a person's development. State mandated graduation requirements necessitate that students take at least one credit in the arts, business & finance, family consumer sciences, or engineering and technology education.

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES PHILOSOPHY

The vision of the Bristol Family and Consumer Sciences Program is to enable students to develop skills to manage their own personal, family and career lives. Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers will integrate academic learning with hands-on applications of content material to benefit and enhance the education of all students.

What career options might I have with a background in Family and Consumer Sciences?

Education & Training

Child Care Worker

Elementary Teacher

Educational Researcher

Librarian

Preschool Teacher

Preschool Worker

Principal

Secondary Teacher

School Psychologist

School Administrator

Speech-Language Pathologist

Special Education Teacher

Teacher Assistants

Human Services

Correction Officer

Counselor

Community Youth Worker

Employment Counselor

Family Center Manager

Funeral Director

Grief Counselor

Social Worker

Rehabilitation Counselor

Recreation Worker

Nutritional Counselor

Psychologist

Parks and Recreation Manager

Hospitality & Foods

Baker

Catering & Banquet Manager

Chef

Clinical Dietician

Director of Visitor Services

Events Manager

Hotel Manager

Concierge

Tour & Travel Coordinator

Tourism Developer

Nutritionist

Restaurant Manager

Reservation Agent


Family & Consumer Sciences Courses

Family & Consumer Sciences courses offer necessary skills and knowledge to promote wellness across the lifespan. Foods classes offer nutrition information, food preparation techniques, and a foundation for careers in food services. Child Development classes include information for understanding family relationships, the growth and education of children, and well as careers involving children. The University of Connecticut Course, (Individual and Family Development HDFS190) is offered to juniors and seniors with a strong interest in human development and the impact of the family system on a person's development.

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