Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education in Mississippi consists of the CORE program and specific career and technical programs. The CORE program prepares students for living in the real world and helps them develop leadership, problem-solving, decision-making, critical thinking, communication, computer, and mathematical skills. The specific career and technical programs focus on career exploration and gaining the skills in a specific profession for entry-level employment or continuation of education. FCS education enhances the leadership potential and essential life skills of its students and encourages life-long learning.

Ms. Dean is the Family and Consumer Sciences instructor and has 11 years of teaching experience.

The prerequisites to be considered for this program are shown below:

C or higher in English (previous year)

C or higher in high school-level math (previous year)

Instructor approval and TABE reading score (8th or higher)