Course DescriptionsFood and Nutrition (Foods I)
You are what you eat!! Students will learn the true meaning
of this statement as
preparation. This class includes food safety and sanitation,
meal management, food purchasing, and basic food
preparation techniques. "Hands-on" food labs include
preparation of quick and yeast breads, fruits, vegetables,
Food Preparation and Nutrition (Foods II)
Students will build upon the prior information and activities
from the Food and Nutrition (Foods I) class. Food labs will
include preparation of meat and poultry, soups, salads,
cakes, pastries, and seasonal specialties. Additional topics
include food related illnesses and careers in the food industry.Culture and Foods (International Foods)This class explores foods from around the world and their influences.
Each food lab will include cultures and traditions in these areas.
The Food and Nutrition class (Foods I) is a prerequisite for this class.
Sign-up for some terrific ethnic cuisine!
Through this course, students will assess their eating habits and
personal fitness routine. Nutritional practices relating to variousathletic sports will be discussed. The students will design their own
personal plan for lifetime fitness. Food labs will include preparing
healthy and nutritious foods and alternative diets.Child Development
The different stages of development of infants, toddlers,
preschoolers, and school age children will be studied.
Students will learn about the physical, emotional,
intellectual, and social development of all these ages
and stages. Communication and care taking skills,
along with discipline styles, will be explored.
* For Juniors and Seniors, college credit is available through Villa Maria College.
The objective of this course is to prepare students to become
better parents in the future. Personal readiness for parenting,
pregnancy and birth, and meeting family responsibilities will
be explored. Students will practice their parenting skills/role
with an infant simulator. This course satisfies the NYS
Parenting Education requirement for graduation.Are you ready to be on your own? This course is designed to assist
students to apply (and survive!) their first year of college. A
variety of topics include applying for a job, bill paying, purchasing a
car, and even planning a major event such as a wedding! Be
prepared for life after graduation from Kenmore East!