School of Professional & Consumer Services
AgriScience provides students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within the field of agriculture, including: greenhouse management, floriculture, plant science, food science, and biotechnology. The AgriScience program follows the Curriculum for Agricultural Science (CASE) Plant Pathway. Once completing the CASE Plant Pathway, students can graduate with college credits determined by articulation agreements. The diversity of this course, along with their involvement in the FFA (ffa.org) will prepare students for employment within the field of agriculture or to continue on to college.
Graduates of the Baking program enter culinary careers to become bakers, pastry chefs, production workers, merchandising/marketing sales personnel, managers, supervisors, and business owners. Instruction is provided in production, mixing, molding, bench makeup, oven work, cake decorating, sales and delivery, sanitation, and safety engineering. Students participate in storefront, buffet and banquet operations. (Currently this program offers a post-secondary articulation agreement with The Art Institute of Philadelphia (9), Atlantic Cape Community College (5) and Johnson & Wales University (3-9).
An exciting career in Cosmetology and Hairstyling offers many opportunities to both men and women. Students are trained to do all phases of hairdressing and cosmetology including preparing materials, demonstrating and selling materials, shampooing, manicuring, hairstyling, barbering, hair conditioning, facials, and makeup. This course also includes hair cutting, rinsing, coloring, and permanent waving. Successful completion of this course prepares students for examination requirements for licensure by the State Board of Cosmetology.