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INTRO TO CULINARY ARTS
The principles and fundamental techniques needed for basic food preparation/presentation and workplace operations in the restaurant, food and beverage industry.
Kitchen and food safety • kitchen tools and equipment • understanding recipes • measurement • food costing • plate presentation & garnishing • cooking methods • roles in a restaurant • front of house • back of house • restaurant types • menu planning • laws & regulations • customer service • green practices • sustainability • career planning
LIFETIME NUTRITION & WELLNESS
The principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to establish an informed decision making process that promotes wellness throughout the life cycle.
MyPlate • dietary guidelines • nutrition principles • nutrients • dietary reference intake • life cycle & lifestyle nutrition • metabolism • the law of energy • dimensions of wellness • assessing fitness levels • digestive system • disease prevention • food detriments • nutrition & wellness fads • global wellness • career planning
DESIGN & MARKETING
The fundamental elements and principles of modern design with an emphasis on providing design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion.
Elements and principles of design • design vs. marketing • design & selling psychology • color theory in design • interior design • concept walls • design in fashion • economics • marketing vs. advertising • market research principles • demand analysis • marketing strategies • product design • pricing & distribution • advertising strategies • global marketing
An understanding of personal finance and how to function in the marketplace as a wise and thoughtful consumer and business owner.
Money & income • fixed vs. variable expenses • budgeting • goal setting • employment • wages & benefits • banking basics • roles within a bank • money management • lending • interest • risk management • insurance • personal vs. business taxes • financial planning • emergency funds • financial portfolios • savings & investments • the global economy & market • career planning
HOME MAINTENANCE FUNDAMENTALS
The fundamental skills and techniques required for home maintenance, repair and improvement.
Tools, terminology & safety • measurements • interior & exterior maintenance • basic repairs • prep & painting techniques • carpentry basics • home safety checklist • plumbing, electrical & HVAC basics • improving home efficiency • career planning
INTRO TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT
The principles of intellectual, physical and social /emotional development of children, while making a connection to careers in Child Development from infancy to adolescence.
Child development theories • principles of growth & development • newborns, toddlers, preschool & school-aged children • cognitive development • social-cultural influences • special needs • employment settings & qualifications • safety & sanitation procedures • staff & family relations • ethical & legal responsibilities • career planning
CAREGIVING ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
The responsibilities of managing one’s healthcare with an emphasis on the role of care providers throughout the aging process.
Family dynamics & life cycle • family support systems • caregiving responsibilities • aging process • nutrition & wellness connection • geriatric care • empathy vs. sympathy • disability care • communication skills • services • support planning • monitoring & documentation • health & safety policies & procedures • abuse & neglect • career planning
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT
The management and entrepreneurial skills necessary to work in establishments related to the field of hospitality and tourism.
Tourism geography • customer service • business math • hospitality law • accounting • convention marketing • hotel reservation systems • industry sectors • management • travel agent • economics • operations • safety, sanitation & emergency procedures • event planning • career planning
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