Note: Lab Fee $26.00
Foods—a technical laboratory course concentrates on nutrition, food choices, and food management skills for individuals and the family throughout the life cycle. Instruction addresses nutrition for the perspective of food habits and wellness, menu planning, special dietary needs, food costs and budgeting, consumer food buying strategies, food safety and sanitation procedures, food labels, storage and preparation practices. Students can expect to be involved in food preparation individually and in groups, throughout the course. This advanced level also includes many demonstrations of food techniques. The American Association of Family and Consumer Science (AAFCS) pre-professional certification may be earned during this course.