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# of credits – school – grade
Type of Credit
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Course Description

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C – Computer
E – Elective
ENG – English
HUM – Humanities
M – Mathematics
PE – Physical Education
SCI – Science
SS – Social Studies
DC – Dual Credit
TCC – Technical Competency Credit
NCAA – Core Course

Canyon Ridge High School

Twin Falls High School

Teen Living
1 – CRHS/TFHS – 9
E

This course equips students with essential life skills; emphasizing practical experiences in personal development, relationship skills, managing resources, food and nutrition, child development, and career exploration.

Parenting and Child Development
1 – CRHS/TFHS – 10/11/12
E – TCC (CSI)

This is a one semester course that emphasizes parenting choices and parenting decisions. Content includes pregnancy stages of prenatal development and the physical, intellectual, social and emotional development of the infant and young child. This course is designed to strengthen parenting and guidance skills, positive family relationships, safety, and health practices. Students will learn to evaluate child care services and to explore careers related to young children. This course is a prerequisite for Early Childhood Professions and the Education Assistant programs. **Tech Comp credits only available if student completes Early Childhood Professions also.

Adult Living
1 – CRHS – 11/12
E

The Adult Living curriculum focuses on the young adult as an individual balancing responsibilities of home, family, community and work environments. The student will gain relationship and life skills, knowledge of relationship roles and responsibilities, problem solving, resource management skills, leadership and 21st century employability skills.

Fashion Textiles
1 – CRHS – 10/11/12
E

Fashion and Textiles explores a burgeoning industry where teens see themselves as active stakeholders. This course reflects on fashion history, exposes students to the science of textiles, and requires students to demonstrate knowledge and skill in various applications of basic design. Students examine the social and psychological aspects of fashion, understanding how acquisition of clothing has changed over time.

Nutrition and Foods
1 – CRHS/TFHS – 10/11/12
E – TCC (CSI)

This course is designed to address nutrition and personal lifestyle choices relating to diet. Content emphasis is on food preparation, meal management skills, consumer skills, the impact of nutrition on our lives, and career options in nutrition related fields. This is a pre- requisite for Intro to Culinary Arts.

Introduction to Culinary Arts

2 – TFHS – 11/12
E – TCC (CSI)
Nutrition & Foods, Application, & Instructor Approval

Students will receive a basic foundation in professional food preparation with practical application in our student run coffee shop. Good attendance and work ethics are essential in this class. Students will need to pay a $35.00 fee for the Technical Skills Assessment at the beginning of 1st semester when they enter this course. Students will run the coffee shop in the mornings prior to school as part of the grade for this class. Students will need to have their own ride to school on days they are to work in the coffee shop. It is required that students take Nutrition and Foods prior to this class. This course requires two semesters, that are double blocked.

Early Childhood Professions
4 – CRHS – 11/12
E – TCC (CSI)
Parenting & Child Development, Application, & Instructor Approval

Early Childhood Professions is designed to prepare students for employment in entry level positions in the field of early childhood care, education, and related services or for further education in early childhood professions. Classroom learning experiences target employability skills, standards and laws, as well as management in early childhood professions. Child development and guidance, health and safety, nutrition, and on-the-job training are also emphasized throughout the program. This two-semester, double block course constitutes an occupational sequence. Successful completion of Parenting & Child Development is a prerequisite to enrollment. FCCLA activities are a part of the program. Good attendance, work ethic, and punctuality are essential to success. Students must have their own transportation. Prospective students must complete application, and meet with instructor to receive approval for registration. **Tech Comp Credits 9. Includes those earned in Parenting & Child Development.

Education Assistant A & B
4 – CRHS – 11/12
E – TCC (CSI)
Parenting & Child Development Strongly Recommended, Application and Instructor Approval

The Education Assistant Program provides students with an opportunity to interact with students and support a classroom teacher. The student will be able to observe students in classroom situations, work one-on-one with students from diverse populations, assist with both small and large groups of students, and observe and demonstrate professional practices. This double block class is part of a recommended course selection within Professional Technical Education and may articulate to a post-secondary education program. Successful completion of Parenting & Child Development is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED as a prerequisite to enrollment (requirement waived 2014-15). FCCLA activities are a part of the program. Good attendance, work ethic, and punctuality are essential to success. Students must have their own transportation. Prospective students must complete application, and meet with instructor to receive approval for registration. **Tech Comp 4

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