COURSE CODE: 8245

Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory III

SCED Code: 19251
Virginia Extended Description: 36
Suggested Grade Level: 8
Duration: 36 Weeks
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: FCCLA

Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory III students continue to build on knowledge and skills acquired in Family and Community Sciences Exploratory I and II to lead better lives, be career-ready, build strong families, and make meaningful contributions to their communities. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Industry Credentials (Only apply to 36-week courses)

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Consumer Services
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Debt Counselor
Counseling and Mental Health Services
  • Career Coach/Counselor
  • Dietitian, Nutritionist
  • Health Educator
  • Nutritional Counselor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
Early Childhood Development and Services
  • Child Care Assistant/Worker
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Nanny
Family and Community Services
  • Medical, Public Health Social Worker
  • Personal and Home Care Aide
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Volunteer Coordinator
Personal Care Services
  • Personal and Home Care Aide

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