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Orange Coast 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 Sciences

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: 18 units

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design, Level I: Merchandising

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: 24 units

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design, Level II: Assistant

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: 51 units

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design, Level III: Professional

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: 66 units

Fashion Design
Fashion: Design

Design and construction of garments.
Units needed for degree: 44 units

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion: Fashion Merchandising

Merchandising of fashion and related articles in retail and wholesale establishments.
Units needed for degree: 42 units

Fashion Production
Fashion: Apparel Construction [degree]

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for degree: 43.5 units

Fashion Production
Fashion: Production/Product Development

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for degree: 42.5 units

Children with Special Needs
Early Childhood Education: Early Intervention Aide

Principles and practices necessary for the care and education of children with special needs and their families.
Units needed for degree: 32.5 units

Preschool Age Children
Early Childhood Education: Preschool Teacher

Principles and practices necessary for working with children ages three through five.
Units needed for degree: 32.5 units

Child Development Administration and Management
Early Childhood Administration

Principles and practices of managing all programs in child development, and early care and education.
Units needed for degree: 43 units

Infants and Toddlers
Early Childhood Education: Infant & Toddler

Principles and practices necessary for working with children younger than three years old.
Units needed for degree: 31.5 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Culinology(R)

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for degree: 40 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Food and Nutrition

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for degree: 18 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Nutrition Careers - Community Nutrition Assistant

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for degree: 19 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Nutrition Careers - Nutrition Education

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for degree: 28 units

Dietetic Services and Management
Food Service Mgmt (Institutional) Child Nutrition Prgm Mgmt

Programs providing training in institutional food services and the management and supervision of such services, as Dietary Managers, Dietary Service Supervisors, and similar positions. Includes food services in schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, and other noncommercial settings.
Units needed for degree: 29 units

Culinary Arts
Advanced Culinary Arts

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for degree: 50 units

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for degree: 28 units

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts: Baking & Pastry

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for degree: 20 units

Dietetic Technology
Dietetic Technician: Mgmt Health Care

Programs leading to national certification as a dietetic technician by the American Dietetic Association.
Units needed for degree: 62.5 units

Dietetic Technology
Dietetics: Dietetic Technician

Programs leading to national certification as a dietetic technician by the American Dietetic Association.
Units needed for degree: 56 units

Hospitality
Hotel Management: Front Office Specialist

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: 38 units

Restaurant and Food Services and Management
Food Service Management (Commercial): Restaurant

Management and supervision of food and beverage service operations. Includes server and bartender training.
Units needed for degree: 48 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Front Office Specialist

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for degree: 37.5 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Human Resource Mgmt [degree]

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for degree: 35 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Room Operations Specialist

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for degree: 64.5 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Sales & Marketing Specialist

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for degree: 36.5 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Spa Management

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for degree: 26.5 units

Family Studies
Family Studies: Family & Consumer Sciences

Basic human developmental and behavioral characteristics of the individual within the context of the family, and over the lifespan. Includes human growth and development, the family as a social unit, and relationships.
Units needed for degree: 27 units



Certificates:

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design, Level I: Merchandising

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: 24 units

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design, Level II: Assistant

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: 51 units

Interior Design and Merchandising
Interior Design, Level III: Professional

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: 68 units

Fashion
Costume Careers: Assistant Costume Designer

Fashion and its influence on individuals and society, including fashion’s principles and concepts as related to design, construction, merchandising and selection; and the study of textiles involving the design, production, finishing, characteristics, selection, use, and care of fibers and fabrics.
Units needed for certificate: 49.5 units

Fashion
Costume Careers: Costume Cutter/Draper

Fashion and its influence on individuals and society, including fashion’s principles and concepts as related to design, construction, merchandising and selection; and the study of textiles involving the design, production, finishing, characteristics, selection, use, and care of fibers and fabrics.
Units needed for certificate: 34.5 units

Fashion
Costume Careers: Costume Dresser

Fashion and its influence on individuals and society, including fashion’s principles and concepts as related to design, construction, merchandising and selection; and the study of textiles involving the design, production, finishing, characteristics, selection, use, and care of fibers and fabrics.
Units needed for certificate: 28 units

Fashion
Costume Careers: Costume Stitcher

Fashion and its influence on individuals and society, including fashion’s principles and concepts as related to design, construction, merchandising and selection; and the study of textiles involving the design, production, finishing, characteristics, selection, use, and care of fibers and fabrics.
Units needed for certificate: 31 units

Fashion
Fashion Design

Fashion and its influence on individuals and society, including fashion’s principles and concepts as related to design, construction, merchandising and selection; and the study of textiles involving the design, production, finishing, characteristics, selection, use, and care of fibers and fabrics.
Units needed for certificate: 44 units

Fashion Production
Fashion: Apparel Construction

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for certificate: 43.5 units

Fashion Production
Fashion: Fashion Merchandising

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for certificate: 42 units

Fashion Production
Fashion: Production/Product Development

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for certificate: 42.5 units

Children with Special Needs
Early Childhood Education: Early Intervention Aide

Principles and practices necessary for the care and education of children with special needs and their families.
Units needed for certificate: 32.5 units

Preschool Age Children
Early Childhood Education: Preschool Teacher

Principles and practices necessary for working with children ages three through five.
Units needed for certificate: 32.5 units

Child Development Administration and Management
Early Childhood Administration

Principles and practices of managing all programs in child development, and early care and education.
Units needed for certificate: 43 units

Infants and Toddlers
Early Childhood Education: Infant & Toddler

Principles and practices necessary for working with children younger than three years old.
Units needed for certificate: 31.5 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Culinology(R)

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for certificate: 40 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Culinology(R): Culinary and Food Science

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for certificate: 32 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Nutrition and Fitness Education

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for certificate: 31 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Nutrition Careers - Community Nutrition Assistant

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for certificate: 19 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Nutrition Careers - Nutrition Education

Principles and techniques of food preparation, food management, food production services and related technologies, and the fundamentals of nutrition, nutrition education, and nutrition care affecting human growth and health maintenance.
Units needed for certificate: 28 units

Dietetic Services and Management
Food Service Mgmt (Institutional) Child Nutrition Prgm Mgmt

Programs providing training in institutional food services and the management and supervision of such services, as Dietary Managers, Dietary Service Supervisors, and similar positions. Includes food services in schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, and other noncommercial settings.
Units needed for certificate: 29 units

Dietetic Services and Management
Food Svcs Mgmt (Institutional): Dietetic Service Manager

Programs providing training in institutional food services and the management and supervision of such services, as Dietary Managers, Dietary Service Supervisors, and similar positions. Includes food services in schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, and other noncommercial settings.
Units needed for certificate: 39.5 units

Dietetic Services and Management
Food Svcs Mgmt (Institutional): Dietetic Service Supervisor

Programs providing training in institutional food services and the management and supervision of such services, as Dietary Managers, Dietary Service Supervisors, and similar positions. Includes food services in schools, hospitals, nursing facilities, and other noncommercial settings.
Units needed for certificate: 21 units

Culinary Arts
Advanced Culinary Arts

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for certificate: 50 units

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for certificate: 28 units

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts: Baking & Pastry

Selection, storage, preparation, and service of food in quantity, including the culinary techniques used by chefs, institutional cooks, bakers, and catering services.
Units needed for certificate: 20 units

Hospitality
Hotel Management: Sales & Marketing Specialist

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: 36.5 units

Restaurant and Food Services and Management
Food Service Mgmt (Commercial): Restaurant Supervision

Management and supervision of food and beverage service operations. Includes server and bartender training.
Units needed for certificate: 29 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Human Resource Mgmt

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for certificate: 35 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Room Operations Specialist

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for certificate: 64.5 units

Lodging Management
Hotel Management: Spa Management

Preparation to manage places of lodging such as hotels, motels and inns. Includes supplies purchasing and control, facilities design and planning, hospitality law, personnel and financial management, marketing, events management, and front desk operations.
Units needed for certificate: 23.5 units