DESCRIPTION OF COURSES Major in Technology & Livelihood Education

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TLE 1. Basic Drafting, 3 units
Introduces to students the fundamental elements of drafting. It includes standards in lettering, drawing lines, orthographic projection, and pictorial drawings. It also includes the fundamentals in dimensioning and sectioning.

TLE 2.    Business Mathematics, 3 units
Deals with the mathematics needed in doing business. It includes mathematics of marketing, accounting, and finance. It may include computer information processing like spreadsheets and computer aided accounting.

TLE 3.    Basic Electricity, 4 units
Involves the basics of household electricity applications. It includes the applications of Ohm’s law, selection and application of various electrical components, such as switches, wires, various kinds of loads, and circuit protections. It also includes computation and actual installation of wiring designs.

TLE 4.    Plumbing, 4 units
Introduces to students the plumbing tolls and components. It includes theories concerning plumbing connections in houses like septic tanks, bathrooms, and kitchen water connections. Students will be introduced to actual projects involving correct plumbing installation techniques.

TLE 5. Cosmetology, 2 units
A practical course on the scientific fundamentals of hygiene and good grooming, personal development, and professional ethics of practicing cosmetologists.

TLE 6. Carpentry and Masonry, 6 units
Introduces to students the basics of wood technology and masonry as applied in building houses. It includes the correct techniques in using tools for both technologies and projects pertaining wood joints, wood assembly, and concrete mixing applications. It also includes theories related to construction materials.

TLE 7.    Basic Electronics, 4 units
Introduces to students electronic tools and components used in common household appliances. The students will likewise be introduced to the theories of basic electronics circuits and will be tasked to construct actual circuits. The course will likewise allow students to repair simple electronic circuits present in appliances.

TLE 8.    Entrepreneurship, 3 units
Deals with the process of starting a business enterprise such as the fundamentals of making a business feasibility study, business financing, and business management.

HMEC 301. Fundamentals of Nutrition and Dietetics, 3 units
Studies the basic principles of nutrition and their relation to the health of the family. It includes lifestyle diseases, food safety, dietary requirements and recommendations, content/food assessment of nutrition status, planning, and preparation of adequate diet for individuals and groups of different age levels.

HMEC 315. Foods and Management, 4 units
Studies production, compositions, selection, and preparation of food with emphasis on nutrition and economic value. It focuses on the entrée and main dishes.

HMEC. Crop and Livestock Production, 4 units
Studies vegetable gardening, rice or/and corn crop production, poultry raising, and fishpond culturing.

HMEC 432. Arts and Design, 4 units
Studies the fundamental principles of arts in relation to homemaking. It includes creative home industries and skills development utilizing simple and locally available raw materials. It focuses on decoration, productivity, and gainful occupation to augment family income.

HMEC 429. Home Management and Consumer, 4 units
Studies the preparation techniques of the home maker – how to manage family resources such as time, energy, money and material goods, interests, and skills and abilities. It includes the attitudes of the family members and community facilities in order to achieve family goals. It also includes relationships in the family and child rearing from pregnancy.

HMEC 434. Hotel and Restaurant Management, 4 units

Deals with the designs involved in the operation and management of hotel/lodging establishments and the restaurant/catering business. It prepares the students on a career in hotel, food, and beverage management.

HMEC 313. Clothing Construction 1, 4 units
Studies the principles of color relationship, line, and other guides in selecting fabrics and ready-to-wear garments. The student learns embroidery and stitches and applies the same on jeans shirts and skirts, and baby wardrobe.

HMEC 314. Clothing Construction II, 4 units
Learns pattern making and construction of dress, skirt, shirt, jeans, baby clothes, and tailored garments.