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Family, Consumer, and Health Science

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Chief Sealth Family, Consumer, and Health Science

Courses Available at CSIHS

  • Family Health
    This class will include topics in nutrition, health and wellness, growth and development, global, mental, community, and reproductive health, health risks, fitness, and safety. IB

  • Sports, Exercise, Health Science
    The course incorporates the traditional disciplines of Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, Psychology and Nutrition. Students will undertake practical (experimental) investigations in both laboratory and field settings.

  • Sports Medicine 1 & 2
    This course provides high school students with a general overview of athletic training and sports medicine and its history. It includes introductory information about the athletic trainer’s scope of practice: injury prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, emergency injury management, and administrative functions.

  • Nutrition and Wellness
    Students will learn how to cook delicious, yet healthy meals occasionally throughout the semester. Students will also learn about how diet affects all aspects of their life.

  • Child Development
    An introduction to developmental psychology, exploring the different stages of human life and the biological, psychological and social changes occurring in individuals during them.

  • Independent Living
    Students begin to make decisions about living on their own. Topics include issues such as relationships, buying a car, domestic violence, money management, credit cards, investments, insurance, housing, and how to get a job.

  • Career Essential
    Students explore careers through projects, job shadows, and guest speakers. Life and employment skills will be taught to prepare students for life after high school.

  • IB Psychology
    This course examines the interaction of biological, cognitive and sociocultural influences on human behavior, it is well placed in group 3, individuals and societies.

  • Worksite Learning Internship
    Students can earn .5 CTE credits for work-site learning. Gain real-life work experience in the area you are interested in studying.

Seattle Skills Center Courses Available Free to You

West Seattle High School

Nursing Assistant
Train to earn your Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.

John Marshall Building

Health Sciences/Medical Assisting
Training that leads to careers in the Health Science and work toward your Medical Assisting (MA) certification.

Administrative Medical Office Assistant
A fast growing health profession that you will be trained to work in.

Alan T. Sugiyama High School

Teaching Academy: Careers In Education
Start your career in education today! Earn CTE and ELA credit and test to be a ParaPro and start work as an Instrutional Assistant.

Rainier Beach High School

Culinary Arts
Join an exciting, demanding, professional culinary class and prepare for careers in catering operations, restaurants, baking, and other food service industries.

Fire Fighting/ EMS
This course prepares you for careers as fire fighters and other emergency services careers.

Careers in Family, Consumer, and Health Science

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Nanny
  • Daycare Worker/Manager
  • School Counselor
  • Teacher’s Assistant
  • Instructional Assistant
  • Counselor
  • Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Personal Care Worker
  • Esthetician
  • Barber
  • Hair Stylist
  • Fire Fighter
  • Consumer Services
  • Consumer Activist
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Chef
  • Baker
  • Many MORE!

Industry Certifications earned through completion of courses:

  • HeartSaver CPR/1st Aid
  • Food Handlers Permit
  • STAR Basic Childcare
  • Tech Prep credit:
    • Child Development ECED 107 Health, Safety and Nutrition (5) CFS 101, M.E.R.I.T Seminar (2)