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Family Life Education (#151)


Textbook:  

Johnson, Leona. Strengthening Family & Self.  Tinley Park, IL: Goodheart-Wilcox Company, 2010. ISBN:  978-1-60525-108-0

Course Description:

This course addresses development and wellness of individuals and families throughout the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on the mastery of skills to help students describe the changes that occur in families during the life cycle and analyze life roles related to family, career, and community responsibilities. Reinforced in this course are skills related to roles, responsibilities, and functions of families and family members throughout the life cycle; impacts of diverse perspectives, needs, and characteristics on family development; contemporary family issues; management of the family’s resources; and community family services, agencies, and resources. Appropriate work-based learning strategies for this course are field trips, volunteer experiences, internships, and service learning. Simulations, projects, and teamwork provide opportunities for application of instructional competencies. FCCLA leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply instructional competencies and workplace readiness skills to authentic experiences. The course is offered only to sophomore, junior, and senior students.

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Please be informed that most of the courses being offered at this time are the same courses that the Independent and Distance Learning Department at LSU was offering. While they are the same courses, they are not being offered by Louisiana State University.  There is no affiliation between Louisiana High School Correspondence Courses, LLC and LSU. These courses will be administered and graded by LHSCC.