Independent Living

This course is designed to help student begin preparing for a
balanced and fulfilling life. Based on the theory that career and
family are intrinsically related, this course guides students through
the decisions that will have an impact upon their future through
hands-on experience. Some examples of activities that provide
relevant, practical experience include studying the value of nutritious
diet and healthy lifestyle, planning and cooking nutritious meals,
examining housing choices, and demonstrating the principles of
interior design, financial planning, instruction in clothing care and
selection and developing skills for becoming a wise consumer. This
course empowers young persons with the skills and knowledge to
live in a competitive and rapidly changing society.
 * Meets the financial literacy credit for graduation