Students choosing the Home Economics proficiency may use it with any major or it may become a teaching field in the Secondary Education concentration. Students will develop nutritional cooking skills and practice cooking within a budget as well as sewing and clothing repair. Students will gain familiarity in safe use, cleaning and storage of kitchen and sewing equipment. Projects involve cooking in a fully equipped kitchen and sewing with top-of-the-line machines.
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This course will teach students both how to prepare menus with proper nutritional value and the basic preparation of those meals. Instruction will be given in the proper use of cooking appliances and utensils. Emphasis will be placed on making meal times in a Christian home an enjoyable experience.
This course emphasizes how to plan menus and how to read labels and shop in order to prepare family meals that are both nutritional and economical. Each student will participate in the planning, shopping, and preparation of a group luncheon. Some instruction on feeding a family without boxes and cans, as on the mission field, will be explored.