Students > Academics > Program of Studies (Course Offerings) > Family and Consumer Science

The Souderton Area High School Family and Consumer Science Department offers courses designed to help students meet the challenges of their daily lives with confidence. Students will learn basic information and practical skills related to such topics as:

  • interpersonal and family relationships
  • human development
  • parenting and child care
  • financial and resource management
  • healthy living
  • foods and nutrition
  • culture and food choices
  • clothing and textiles
  • housing and home furnishings
  • fashion retailing and design
  • career choices, preparation, and employability
The goal of this program is to provide the skills that will enable students to manage the challenges across the life span of living and working in a global society.

Academic performance standards in Financial and Resource Management, Balancing Family, Work and Community Responsibility, Food Science and Nutrition, and Child Development are incorporated into the various courses offered as electives. Please note that several courses require passing a prerequisite course with a minimum grade of C. These are marked with an *.

.25 Required Credits for Graduation – This requirement may be satisfied by taking any one of the following courses:

  • Food & Nutrition
  • Child Development
  • Interior Design
  • Introduction to Clothing & Textiles
  • Contemporary Fashion

Use the following link for the Course Prerequisite Chart.

Use the following links for Course Descriptions.


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