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Santa Ana 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 Studies/Home Economics

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: 21 units

Fashion Design
Fashion Design & Custom Clothing

Design and construction of garments.
Units needed for degree: 37 units

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Merchandising

Merchandising of fashion and related articles in retail and wholesale establishments.
Units needed for degree: 22.5 units

Fashion Production
Apparel Production Technician

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for degree: 37 units

Preschool Age Children
Preschool Child

Principles and practices necessary for working with children ages three through five.
Units needed for degree: 33 units

Infants and Toddlers
Human Development: Infant/Toddler

Principles and practices necessary for working with children younger than three years old.
Units needed for degree: 30 units

Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Nutrition & Dietetics

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



Certificates:

Fashion Design
Fashion Design & Custom Clothing

Design and construction of garments.
Units needed for certificate: 37 units

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Consulting

Merchandising of fashion and related articles in retail and wholesale establishments.
Units needed for certificate: 21.5 units

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Merchandising

Merchandising of fashion and related articles in retail and wholesale establishments.
Units needed for certificate: 22.5 units

Fashion Production
Apparel Production Technician

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for certificate: 37 units

Fashion Production
Dressmaking & Alterations

Construction, alteration, and finishing of garments to industry or customer specifications.
Units needed for certificate: 22.5 units

Preschool Age Children
Preschool Child

Principles and practices necessary for working with children ages three through five.
Units needed for certificate: 33 units

Infants and Toddlers
Human Development: Infant/Toddler

Principles and practices necessary for working with children younger than three years old.
Units needed for certificate: 30 units

Culinary Arts
Catering 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: 22 units

Culinary Arts
Event Planning 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: 18 units