Courses of Study: Human Services

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Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Housing
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1.) Describe housing needs of individuals and families across the life span.

Human Services (2009)
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2.) Compare factors that influence the options and selection of housing.

Examples: needs and wants, location, safety and security, energy efficiency, aesthetic preference, mobility, maintenance, zoning laws, trends, cost, income, architectural styles, floor plan

Human Services (2009)
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3.) Determine procedures for acquiring housing, including interpreting legal agreements in real estate transactions, analyzing financing options, and comparing advantages and disadvantages of renting and owning a home.

Human Services (2009)
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4.) Interpret building construction terms, local codes, and symbols used in the planning and construction of housing.

Human Services (2009)
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5.) Identify architectural styles of houses throughout history.

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6.) Determine ways remodeling and renovating can meet the housing needs of individuals and families.

Human Services (2009)
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7.) Design floor plans to meet individual and family needs across the life span.

Human Services (2009)
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8.) Evaluate the benefits of a well-designed landscape when planning a home.

Human Services (2009)
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9.) Apply elements and principles of design when making decisions about the exterior and interior of the home, including use of the color wheel.

Human Services (2009)
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10.) Compare factors that affect furniture and equipment design and selection.

Examples: lifestyle, status, cost, maintenance, durability, suitability, special needs

Human Services (2009)
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11.) Critique the quality of furniture and equipment based on price, material, workmanship, construction details, and style.

Human Services (2009)
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12.) Evaluate background treatments for the interior of the home, including basic textiles, floor and wall coverings, window styles and treatments, and various forms of lighting.

Human Services (2009)
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13.) Describe home maintenance techniques and benefits of each.

Human Services (2009)
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14.) Create a safety plan for the home, including proper insurance coverage.

Human Services (2009)
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15.) Analyze techniques to organize space in the home.

Human Services (2009)
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16.) Demonstrate simple home repairs.

Examples: simple plumbing, caulking

Human Services (2009)
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17.) Describe environmental and ecological issues relating to housing decisions.

Examples: hybrid construction materials, energy saving, retro-fitting, co-housing, interior air quality

Human Services (2009)
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18.) Critique aspects of a well-designed house, including elements of a functional kitchen, bath, and home office.

Examples: cabinet layout, countertops

•  Interpreting drawings and computer-aided design
•  Explaining technological advances in home designs
Examples: thermal and moisture protection, energy efficiency

•  Identifying ecological advances in home design
Human Services (2009)
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19.) Assess ways technology impacts organizing and maintaining the home.

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20.) Analyze career options related to housing and interior design.