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

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
Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Health Education Specialists
Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Childcare Workers
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Family & Community Services
  • Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Social and Community Service Managers
Personal Care Services
  • Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

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