An introductory/exploratory course for students interested in careers in human and community services and other helping professions. Areas of exploration include family and social services, youth development, and adult and elder care, and other for-profit and non-profit services.
- Teacher: Tonya Rhodes
This course enables students the opportunity to realize the benefits of sound nutrition practices and apply them to their everyday lives. Selection and preparation of nutritional meals and snacks are taught through a variety of experiences. Students will evaluate their current eating habits and food choices in relation to the USDA Dietary Guidelines. Basic food preparation skills, safety, sanitation, and careers related to nutrition and wellness are also components of this course.
Ivy Tech HLHS 111, Health and Wellness for Life Northridge High School, Human Development and Wellness, 510
Human Development and Wellness is valuable for all students as a life foundation and academic enrichment; it is especially relevant for students interested in careers impacted by individuals’ physical, social, emotional,and moral development and wellness across the lifespan.
Housing and Interior Design Foundations addresses selecting and planning living environments to meet the needs and wants of individuals and families. The project-based approach in this course utilizes higher order thinking, communication, leadership, and management processes to integrate housing and interior design content. Topics to be studied include: housing styles, locations, zones, ownership options, elements and principles of design, backgrounds, textiles, accessories, and floor planning. This course is recommended for any student for enrichment and as a foundation for students with interests in any career or profession related to housing, interiors, and furnishings.