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FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE (FCS)

Department Overview

FCS is a field of study focused on the science and the art of living and working well in our complex world. ETHS is striving to create a rigorous FCS department that provides students with opportunities to explore career pathways and begin coursework in their chosen field.

Courses Offered

Health Science Cluster

  • Health Careers

Hospitality & Tourism Cluster

  • Principles of Hospitality*

  • Intro to Service*

  • Managing Service*

  • Family, Foods & Society

Human Services Cluster

  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education*

  • Health, Safety & Nutrition*

Architecture and Construction

  • Housing, Interiors & Furnishings*

Industry Certifications
Clubs

FCCLA

Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is for students who are interested in growing their employability skills, leadership skills, and career exploration. Come find your passion and put your strengths on display!

Advisor:  Jinnesa Pluess

Open to all students

Pathway Certificates

Advanced technical certificates are part of the degree-granting programs at Gateway.  Students can earn certifications by taking related dual credit courses.

 

Hospitality Essentials Certification

  • Principles of Hospitality

  • Intro to Service

  • Managing Service

Group Child Care Essentials Certificate

  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education*

  • Health, Safety & Nutrition*

*Transcripted Credit courses with Gateway Technical College - Students earn high school credits and college credits at the same time by taking Gateway courses taught by qualified high school teachers, using the same textbooks and materials as Gateway.