Family & Consumer Science

Culinary Arts & Restaurant Management – Culinary Arts prepares students for employment in the hospitality and food service industry through the operation of the student-run Campus Café and ProStart Certification from the National Restaurant Association. Students plan and prepare food, use institutional equipment, set up a dining room, and serve customers in the Campus Café. Students also visit restaurants and other hospitality businesses.

Prerequisites: 2.0 GPA, food course recommended.

Grades: 10-11-12

High School credit earned: .5 credit per block each semester

May earn DMACC credit as follows:
Year One:
HSM 100 Sanitation and Equipment 2 credits (F)
HCM 104 Sanitation And Equipment Lab 1 credit (F)
HCM 143 Food Preparation I 3 credits (S)
HCM 144 Food Preparation I Lab 3 credits (S)
COM 703 Communication Skills 3 credits (S)

Year Two:
HCM 110 Baking Lab 2 credits (F)
HCM 152 Food Preparation II 2 credits (S)
HCM 153 Food Preparation II Lab 2 credits (S)
HCM 200 Dining Room Service 2 credits (S)
SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 credits (S)
MAT 772 Applied Mathmatics 3 credits (S)
HCM 320 Intro to Hospitality 2 credits (F)

Year Three:
SDV 164 Electronic Portfolio 2 credits (S)
HCM 231 Nutrition 2 credits (F)

Summer After Graduation:
HCM 270 Garde Manage 2 credits


Fashion Design & Merchandising – Students explore various fibers, fundamentals of color, and the process of the fashion industry from concept to consumer including promotion, buying inventory, pricing, window display, and advertising. Students study designers, historical and current trends, fashion vocabulary, styles in relation to various body types and personalities, and the importance of alterations and fit. Students learn how to improve sewing skills, create fashion drawings, analyze designs, and develop patterns using the “flat pattern” method. Students study how computers have impacted fashion and explore the impact of retail establishments and fashion publications. The program is enriched by a fashion show created and produced by students.

Prerequisites: A or B in Sewing Technology or Fashion recommended.

Grades: 11-12

High School credit earned: .5 credit per block each semester

May earn DMACC credit as follows:

Year One:
APP 211 Textiles 3 credits (S)
COM 703 Communication Skills 3 credits (S)

Year Two:
APP 260 Fashion Analysis and Design 3 credits (S)
SDV 164 Electronic Portfolio 2 credits (S)

MKT 140 Selling (F)

Optional:
SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Comm. 3 credits (S)