About This Chapter
Family & Consumer Sciences Careers & Education - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll take a look at some educational and career paths for home economics professions. Presented by experienced instructors, this chapter offers short lessons that discuss the family and consumer sciences national standards, as well as methods that family and consumer science teachers can use to involve student organizations. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be able to:
- Identify home economics-related careers
- Outline national standards pertaining to family and consumer sciences
- Explain how family and consumer science curricula can incorporate student organizations
These lessons are designed to be short, informative and easy-to-understand. You can check your comprehension of the concepts by taking the accompanying lesson quizzes and the chapter exam. The chapter can be accessed via all Internet-enabled devices. We've also included an Ask the Expert feature that you can use if you have any questions about these topics.
1. Careers Involving Home Economics
Learn about the various careers that involve some component of home economics. Compare and contrast the job duties of these different careers, as well as their median salaries and expected job growth rates.
2. The National Standards for Family & Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences is a broad area that covers a variety of crucial skills related family life and various careers. Learn more about the national standards that guide this curriculum and find additional resources to help you learn about these subject areas.
3. Incorporating Student Organizations Into Family & Consumer Science Curriculum
In this lesson, you will learn about ways to incorporate student organizations in the Family and Consumer Science curriculum that will complement and reinforce the program standards.
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