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Monterey Peninsula College Programs


130000 -- Family and Consumer Sciences
Instructional programs that study the relationship between the physical, social, emotional and intellectual environment in and of the home and family and the development of individuals, including programs in child development, family studies, gerontology, fashion, interior design and merchandising, consumer services, foods and nutrition, culinary arts, and hospitality.

Degrees

Family and Consumer Sciences, General
Family & Consumer Science

General programs in family and consumer sciences, including life management, how individuals develop and function in family, work, and community settings, and how they relate to their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual environments. Prepares individuals to balance personal, family and work responsibilities throughout the life cycle. May include introductory courses in fashion, nutrition and foods, interiors, family studies, child development. Programs may lead to transfer or to practical and occupational outcomes.
Units needed for degree: 34 units

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design

Design and its functional application to the environment, housing, furnishings, accessories, and equipment to provide commercial and residential environments that meet the psychological, sociological, emotional, and physical needs of the users and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the general public.
Units needed for degree: 36.5 units

Fashion Design
Fashion Design

Design and construction of garments.
Units needed for degree: 30.5 units

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Merchandising

Merchandising of fashion and related articles in retail and wholesale establishments.
Units needed for degree: 26 units

Fashion Production
Fashion Production

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for degree: 29.5 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for degree: 28 units

Hospitality
Hospitality Operations

Organization and administration of hospitality services, management, and training of personnel, including restaurant and food service management, hotel/motel or resort management, and convention and special events planning. Includes combined hotel/restaurant management programs.
Units needed for degree: 35.5 units

Hospitality
University Studies--Hospitality Management Emphasis

Organization and administration of hospitality services, management, and training of personnel, including restaurant and food service management, hotel/motel or resort management, and convention and special events planning. Includes combined hotel/restaurant management programs.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Restaurant and Food Services and Management
Restaurant Management

Management and supervision of food and beverage service operations. Includes server and bartender training.
Units needed for degree: 31.5 units



Certificates:

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design

Design and its functional application to the environment, housing, furnishings, accessories, and equipment to provide commercial and residential environments that meet the psychological, sociological, emotional, and physical needs of the users and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the general public.
Units needed for certificate: 36.5 units

Fashion Design
Fashion Design

Design and construction of garments.
Units needed for certificate: 30.5 units

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Merchandising

Merchandising of fashion and related articles in retail and wholesale establishments.
Units needed for certificate: 26 units

Fashion Production
Fashion Production

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for certificate: 29.5 units

Child Development/Early Care and Education
Child Development

Intellectual, psychosocial, and physical development of children. Principles and practices in the care and education of children.
Units needed for certificate: 28 units

Hospitality
Hospitality Operations

Organization and administration of hospitality services, management, and training of personnel, including restaurant and food service management, hotel/motel or resort management, and convention and special events planning. Includes combined hotel/restaurant management programs.
Units needed for certificate: 25.5 units