Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

CAREER PREPARATION COURSES

Career Prep I Ag

11-12

3

             

     

Provides students with the knowledge and skills required to gain employment and be successful in the workplace.  Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week.  PR: Must be at least 16 years of age, completed application     

Career Prep I Business

11-12

3

 

B

Career Prep I FCS

11-12

3

   

 

Career Prep I Mkt

11-12

3

   

 

H

 

 

 

Career Prep I Health Sc

11-12

3

     

             

Career Prep II Business

11-12

3

 

B

Career Preparation II students must maintain part-time employment at an approved training station and attend school at least three hours per day.  In class the students receive advanced instruction related to their particular field of study. PR: Career Preparation I                                                                       

Career Prep II Ag

11-12

3

             

       

Career Prep II FCS

11-12

3

   

   

Career Prep II Mkt

11-12

3

   

 

H

 

 

   

Career Prep II Health Sc

11-12

3

     

               

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL RESOURCES CLUSTER

Prin. of Agriculture Food, & Natural Resources

9-12

1

             

     

Students develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations in agriculture, food, and natural resources.  PR: None                                                                                                  

Livestock Production

10-12

1

             

     

Introduces the common veterinary skills and procedures used on livestock, anatomy of livestock, genetics and reproduction, and diseases that can affect all livestock animals. PR: Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Mgt  

Equine Science

10-12

1

             

     

Focuses on selection, nutrition, reproduction, health, and management of horses.    Students will learn about career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.   PR: Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Mgt

Advanced Animal Science

12

1

             

     

This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Students will analyze the nature of science, systems, and models to gather information and make predictions, decisions, and solve problems in animal science.  PR: Coherent sequence in Ag cluster

Professional Standards in Agribusiness

10-12

1

             

     

Students will develop skills in leadership, communication, employer-employee relations, and problem solving as they relate to agribusiness.  Students will investigate agricultural career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.      PR: Prin. of Agriculture Food, & Natural Resources      

Agribusiness Management & Marketing

10-12

1

             

     

Instruction includes the use of economic principles such as supply and demand, budgeting, record keeping, finance, risk management, business law, marketing, and careers in agribusiness.  PR: Professional Standards in Agribusiness      

Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Mgt

10-12

1

             

     

Course examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aquacrops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices.              PR: Prin. of Agriculture Food, & Natural Resources

Principles and Elements of Floral Design

10-12

1

             

     

This course develops students' ability to identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques related to floral design and develop an understanding of the management of floral enterprises.  PR: Prin. of Agriculture Food, & Natural Resources                                                                                                 

Landscape Design & Turf Management

10-12

1

             

     

Students will investigate career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations related to horticulture systems. Students will develop an understanding of landscape and turf grass management techniques and practices.  PR: Principles and Elements of Floral Design                                                                                                  

Horticulture Science

10-12

1

             

     

This course is designed to develop an understanding of common horticultural management practices as they relate to food and ornamental plant production.  Students will develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities in horticulture, including entry requirements, and industry expectations.  PR: Principles and Elements of Floral Design                                                                                                  

Advanced Plant & Soil Science

12

1

             

     

Students will conduct investigations, laboratory practices, and field exercises to develop an understanding of current plant and soil science. Students will be prepared for careers in the food and fiber industry.  PR: Coherent sequence in Ag cluster                                              

Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies

10-12

1

             

     

Course focuses on power, structural, and technical agricultural systems.  Students will understand tool operation, electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, fencing, concrete, and metal working techniques.  Students will gain knowledge of career opportunities, entry requirements, industry certifications, and industry expectations.   PR: Prin. of Agriculture Food, & Natural Resources

Agricultural Facilities Design and Fabrication

11-12

1

             

     

Prepares students for careers in mechanized agriculture and technical systems, related to agricultural facilities design and fabrication. Students explore career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.  PR: Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies

Agricultural Power Systems

10-12

1

             

     

Students will understand power and control systems as related to energy sources, small and large power systems, and agricultural machinery.  Students will learn about career opportunities, entry requirements, industry certifications, and industry expectations.  PR: Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies                                                                                                

Practicum in Ag., Food, and Natural Resources                                                                                                                                    

11-12

2

             

     

A capstone experience in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources cluster. Students apply knowledge and skills in real world situations such as employment, independent study, internships, or mentorships.   PR: Coherent sequence in Argriculture, Food, and Natural Resources                                                 

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION CLUSTER

Principles of Architecture & Construction

9-12

1

 

An overview of architecture, interior design, construction science, and construction technology. Safety, hand tools, power tools, and reading technical drawings are introduced. Students will develop an understanding of the educational requirements and career opportunities in this cluster.  PR: None                                                                                                  

Interior Design

10-12

1

 

           

Course addresses the needs of individuals by enhancing the environments in which they live and work. Students will use knowledge and skills related to interior and exterior environments, construction, and furnishings to make wise consumer decisions, increase productivity, and compete in industry.  PR: Prinof Human Svcs or Prin of Architecture                                      

Adv. Interior Design

11-12

1

 

           

A technical laboratory course that includes the knowledge of employability characteristics, principles, processes, technologies, communication, tools, equipment, and materials related to residential and commercial interior design.  PR: Interior Design or Architectural Design          

Practicum in Interior Design

12

2

                     

A capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of interior design related courses. Occupationally-specific technical instruction may be delivered through laboratory training, independent study, or career preparation arrangements.  PR: Coherent sequence in interior design.    

Architectural Design

10-12

1

 

 

A focus on design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for commercial or residential architectural purposes. Students gain knowledge and skills specific to those needed to prepare for a postsecondary degree or entry into an architecture or construction related field.                                                                        PR: Principles of Architecture & Construction

Advanced Architectural Design              

11-12

2

 

 

     

Students acquire the advanced knowledge of design, design history, design techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for commercial or residential architectural purposes.   Students gain knowledge and skills specific to those needed to prepare for a postsecondary degree or entry into an architecture or construction related field.   PR: Architectural Design or Advanced Interior Design

Practicum in Architectural Design

12

2

       

         

A course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design. In addition, safety, work ethics, and career opportunities will be studied. Instruction may be delivered through laboratory training, independent study, or career preparation arrangements.  PR: Coherent sequence related to architectural design      

Construction Management

10-12

1

 

   

     

 

Students use design techniques and tools related to the management of architectural and engineering projects. Students gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the work force as carpenters or building maintenance supervisors, or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, or engineering.  PR: Principles of Architecture & Construction

Advanced Construction Management

11-12

2

 

   

     

 

Students gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the workforce as carpenters or building maintenance supervisors, or prepare for a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, or engineering. Students use advanced knowledge of design tools and techniques related to the management of architectural and engineering projects.  PR: Construction Management                                                  

Construction Technology

10-12

1

 

   

   

Students acquire knowledge and skills in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, and framing. Students gain knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the work force as carpenters, building maintenance supervisors, or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.                                                                   PR:  Principles of Architecture and Construction                              

Advanced Construction Technology

11-12

2

                   

CCA

Students are introduced to exterior and interior finish out skills. Students gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the work force as carpenters, building maintenance technicians or supervisors, or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.  PR: Construction Technology

Building Maintenance Technology

10-12

1

 

   

   

 

Students acquire knowledge and skills in plumbing, electrical, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Students learn methods for repair and installation of drywall, roof, and insulation systems. Students gain knowledge and skills specific to those needed to become a building maintenance technician or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.                                         PR: Construction Technology                          

Advanced Building Maintenance Technology

10-12

2

   

     

   

 

Students acquire knowledge and skills in safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, safety devices in electrical circuits, maintenance of HVAC systems, and concepts of historic preservation.   Prepares students to enter the workforce as a building maintenance technician or supervisor, project manager, or pursue a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.  PR: Building Maintenance Technology                                          

Electrical Technology

10-12

2

           

     

CCA

Students acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications. Students gain knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the work force as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction.   PR: Construction Technology

Advanced Electrical Technology

11-12

2

           

     

CCA

Students acquire additional skills in electrical technology to include alternating current and direct current motors, conductor installation, installation of electrical services, and electric lighting installation. Students gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the work force as an electrician, building maintenance technician or supervisor, or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction. PR: Electrical Technology  

HVAC & Refrigeration Technology

10-12

2

                   

CCA

Students acquire knowledge and skills in safety, principles of HVAC theory, tools, codes, and installation of HVAC and refrigeration equipment. Knowledge and skills attained are specific to those needed to enter the industry as technicians in HVAC/ refrigeration and building maintenance or to seek a postsecondary degree.  PR: Construction Technology

Advanced HVAC & Refrigeration Technology

11-12

2

                   

CCA

Students acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of commercial HVAC equipment, heat pumps, troubleshooting techniques, various duct systems, and maintenance practices.  Students gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the industry as HVAC and refrigeration technicians, building maintenance technicians or supervisors, or prepare for a postsecondary degree.  PR: HVAC & Refrigeration Technology

Piping & Plumbing Technology

10-12

2

                   

CCA

Students acquire knowledge and skills in tool usage, safety, pipefitting, drainage, building codes, and water supply. Students are prepared to enter industry as a plumber, pipe fitter, or building maintenance technician or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.      PR:  Construction Tech.

Advanced Piping & Plumbing Technology

11-12

2

                   

CCA

Students acquire knowledge and skills in industrial pipe fitting, motorized equipment, oxy-fuel cutting, and water, chemical, steam, compressed air, and oil pipe systems. Students gain advanced knowledge and skills specific to those needed to enter the industry as a plumber, pipe fitter, or building maintenance technician or supervisor or prepare for a postsecondary degree in mechanical engineering.  PR: Piping &  Plumbing Technology

Practicum In Construction Management

12

2

       

 

     

CCA

This course is designed to provide classroom technical instruction or on-the-job training experiences. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and job-related study in the classroom. Instruction may be delivered through laboratory training or through career preparation delivery arrangements. PR: Coherent sequence in Construction Mgt

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

ART, A/V TECHNOLOGY, AND COMMUNICATIONS CLUSTER

Principles of Art, A/V Tech. & Comm.

9-12

1/2

   

   

     

Students utilize state-of-the-art computer applications to develop fundamental skills in art, animation, audio/video production, graphic design, photography, and fashion design. Students identify target audiences and media to create projects and presentations utilizing the elements and principles of design, email, the Internet, and computer applications.  Students develop an understanding of the various career opportunities in this cluster as well as the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements for those careers. PR: None                                                                                             

Animation

10-12

1

 

       

   

Careers in animation span all aspects of motion graphics. In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the history and techniques of the animation industry.  PR: Principles of Information Technology                                       

Advanced Animation

11-12

2

           

     

In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to create two- and three-dimensional animations. The instruction also assists students seeking careers in the animation industry.  PR: Animation                                                                                       

Audio/Video Production

9-12

1

         

 

Students will develop an understanding of the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production audio and video activities.  PR: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, & Communications

Advanced Audio/Video Production

10-12

2

 

           

   

Students will develop an advanced understanding of the Audio/Video Production industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production activities. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio format or an advanced format, including both audio and video.   PR: Audio/Video Production                                                           

Graphic Design and Illustration

10-12

1

 

       

 

Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the advertising and visual communications industry with a focus on fundamental elements and principles of design, visual art, graphic design and illustration.  PR: Principles of Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications or Principles of Info Tech

Advanced Graphic Design & Illustration

10-12

2

 

         

 

Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industries. Students will develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills.  PR: Graphic Design and Illustration                                             

Practicum in Graphic Design & Illustration

10-12

2

       

 

     

Students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.   PR: Coherent sequence related to Graphic Design

Commercial Photography

10-12

1

 

 

   

Careers in commercial photography require skills that span all aspects of the industry from setting up a shot to delivering products in a competitive market. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on creating quality photographs.   PR: Principles of Information Technology                          

Advanced Commercial Photography

11-12

2

 

 

     

Students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on producing, promoting, and presenting professional quality photographs.  PR: Commercial Photography                                                            

Fashion Design

10-12

1

 

This laboratory course focuses on careers in the fashion and textile/apparel industries. Students will be exposed to the apparel production process from design concept to finished product. Course content includes apparel construction, care, and maintenance.                                                                             PR:  Principles of Human Services

Advanced Fashion Design

10-12

2

   

This advanced laboratory course focuses on careers in the fashion and textile/apparel industries. Students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of fashion, with an emphasis on design and production.   PR: Fashion Design                                                                            

Practicum in Fashion Design

11-12

2

     

 

   

Students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the business aspects of fashion, with emphasis on promotion and retailing. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.  PR:  Advanced Fashion Design                                               

Printing & Imaging Technology

10-12

1

                     

Careers in printing span all aspects of the industry, including prepress, press, and finishing and bindery operations. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the printing industry with a focus on prepress and desktop publishing. PR: Graphic Design and Illustration

Professional Communications

9-12

1/2

                     

This course blends written, oral, and graphic communication in a career-based environment.  Students will be expected to develop and expand the ability to write, read, edit, speak, listen, apply software applications, manipulate computer graphics, and conduct Internet research.  PR: None

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION CLUSTER

Problems and Solutions in Business

11-12

1

                     

A course in which students develop a project based on a business related topic of their choice, using scientific methods of investigation to conduct in-depth research.   PR: Coherent sequence in Business                                                      

Problems and Solutions in Business M

11-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance

9-11

1/2

 

Course focuses on economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles.  PR: None                                                                                    

Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance M

9-11

1

       

BCHS

           

Touch System Data Entry

9-10

1/2

   

 

 

Develops psychomotor skill in operating the keyboard as well as achieving acceptable speed and accuracy levels. Reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills are applied to the business environment. Students will need to apply touch system data entry for production of business documents.  PR: None                                                                                             

Business Information Management I

9-12

1

   

             

Students address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software.  PR: None

Business Information Management II

11-12

1

 

 

   

 

Students address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software.  Business Information Management I or Principles of Info Tech                                                

Business English

12

1

                     

Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students are expected to plan, draft, and complete written compositions on a regular basis.  PR: English III

Business Law

11-12

1/2

 

 

Students analyze the social responsibility of business and industry relating to the legal environment, business ethics, torts, contracts, negotiable financial instruments, personal property, sales, warranties, business organizations, concept of agency and employment, and real property. Students address business applications of contemporary legal issues and incorporate legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of business to make appropriate business decisions.  PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance                                                                                      

Business Law M

11-12

1/2

       

BCHS

           

Global Business

10-12

1/2

   

 

 

Focuses on global business applications of emerging technologies. Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs.  PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance  

Global Business M

10-12

1/2

                     

Human Resources Management M

11-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Students analyze the primary functions of human resources management, including recruitment, selection, training, development, and compensation. Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of human resources in order to become competent managers, employees, and entrepreneurs and to make appropriate human resources decisions.  PR: None                                                                                          

Virtual Business                      

10-12

1/2

 

 

   

 

Students will identify steps needed to locate customers, set fees, and develop client contracts. Student will also provide administrative, creative, and technical services using advanced technological modes of communication and data delivery. The student builds a functional website that incorporates the essentials of a virtual business.       PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance  

Virtual Business M

10-12

1/2

       

BCHS

           

Business Management

10-12

1

 

   

 

Students analyze the primary functions of management and leadership incorporating social responsibility of business and industry. Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent managers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Students integrate the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of business to make appropriate management decisions.  PR: Coherent Sequence in Business                                                                                                

Business Management M

10-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Practicum in Medical Business Management HCHS

12

2

     

             

This course focuses on applications in the medical field; includes professional activities, social implications, duties and responsibilities common to the medical office; applies word-processing skills to effective document production, communication, information management and document control; uses current correct medical terminology, processes medical insurance and demonstrates skills related to the daily accounting cycle.  PR:  Business Information Mgt I

Principles of Real Estate Dual  M

11-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Students will demonstrate a comprehensive working knowledge of real estate and the real estate industry, including Fair Housing laws, factors and benefits of home ownership, contracts, appraisals, liens, and mortgage lending. Students will know the steps of the real estate practice as well as specialization within the industry.             PR: Coherent sequence at BCHS                     

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

EDUCATION AND TRAINING CLUSTER

Principles of Education and Training

9-12

1/2

   

   

 

Students investigate the impact of human growth and development, culture, and society on education and learning.   Students are introduced to careers in Education and Training such as administrators, administrative support staff, and teachers.  Students will analyze careers within the education cluster based on their personal interests and education requirements in order to develop a graduation plan leading to a specific career choice.  PR: None                                                                                                  

Human Growth and Development

10-12

1

         

 

Students examine human development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.  PR:  Principles of Education and Training                                                

Instructional Practice in Education & Training (RST I)

11-12

2

   

   

 

The first year of an internship providing students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students will plan and direct instruction and activities under the direction of  a teacher with knowledge of early childhood education and educators in direct instructional roles with elementary and middle school-aged students. PR: Human Growth & Development      

Practicum in Education and Training (RST II or ECP II)

12

2

   

The second year of an internship providing advanced knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as effective teaching and training practices. Students work with elementary and middle school-aged students.  Students plan and direct instruction and activities, develop and prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of educational professionals and personnel. PR: Instr. Practices in Education and Training or Child Guidance  

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

FINANCE CLUSTER

                           

Money Matters                        

9-12

1/2

         

Students investigate global economics with an emphasis on the free enterprise system. Students apply critical-thinking skills to analyze financial options based on current and projected economic factors and set long-term financial goals, achievable through investment, tax planning, asset allocation, risk management, retirement planning, and estate planning.  PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance                  

Money Matters M

9-12

1/2

       

BCHS

           

Banking and Financial Services M

10-12

 1/2

       

BCHS

           

Students develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of banking to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Students incorporate a broad base of knowledge that includes the operations, sales, and management of banking institutions to gain a complete understanding of how banks function within society.                                                              PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance                     

Banking and Financial Services

10-12

 1/2

   

Securities & Investments

10-12

 1/2

           

 

Students will use established laws, standards, and practices to make decisions and manage business operations that will enhance future sales and ensure continued business functioning in the securities industry.   PR: Coherent sequence in Finance

Securities & Investments M

10-12

 1/2

       

BCHS

           

Accounting I                        

10-12

1

Students utilize knowledge to engage in the process of recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing, and communicating accounting information based on various accounting industry standards. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making.   PR: Principles of Business, Mktg, & Finance                      

Accounting I M

10-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Accounting II                              

11-12

1

 

 

   

   

Provides further development of fundamental accounting principles with extensive use of technology; incorporates complete accounting cycle in relation to formation and dissolution of partnerships, characteristics of corporate organization and ownership; provides experience in initiating and maintaining an accounting system and in analyzing, interpreting and synthesizing managerial problems using accounting information.  Designed for students interested in continuing at the post-secondary level or entering the workforce.   PR: Accounting I                                                                                  

Accounting II Dual

11-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Accounting II M

11-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Financial Analysis

11-12

1

                     

Students develop analytical skills by actively evaluating financial results of multiple businesses, interpreting results for stakeholders, and presenting strategic recommendations for performance improvement.  PR: Accounting II                                                                                 

Statistics & Risk Management

11-12

1

       

           

Students use a variety of graphical and numerical techniques to analyze patterns to identify and manage risk that could impact an organization. Students will use probability to anticipate and forecast data within business models to make decisions. PR: Accounting II                                                    

Statistics and Risk Management M

11-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Students use a variety of graphical and numerical techniques to analyze patterns to identify and manage risk that could impact an organization. Students will use probability to anticipate and forecast data within business models to make decisions.  PR: Accounting II

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

HEALTH SCIENCE CLUSTER

Problems and Solutions in Pharmacology  

12

1

     

             

Students will study the classifications of drugs, drug actions, uses, and adverse reactions. In addition, they will study drugs in relation to treatment, care and restoration of health.   PR: Health Science                                                                                                

Principles of Health Science

9-11

1

 

 

       

This course provides an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry.  Students will identify employment opportunities, technology, and safety requirements of each system.  PR: None

Medical Terminology

9-12

 1/2

     

             

This course introduces students to the structure of medical terms, medical abbreviations and acronyms.  Students will achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.   PR: None

Health Science Campus Rotation

11

2

     

             

Course designed to develop health care specific knowledge and skills related to a variety of health careers. Students will have hands-on experiences by methods such as clinical rotation and career preparation learning.  PR: Principles of Health Science

Health Science Clinical Rotation

10-12

2

 

 

       

Practicum in Health Science Diagnostic Services

12

2

     

             

A course designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills for certification or licensure in an allied health career.   Students develop advanced clinical skills necessary for employment in the health care industry or continued education in health careers.    PR: Health Science

Practicum in Health Science Clinical Rotation

11-12

2

 

 

       

Practicum in Health Science Clinical Rotation SPD

12

2

     

               

Practicum in Health Science Clinical Rotation CNA

12

2

     

               

Practicum in Health Science Dental

12

2

     

               

Practicum in Health Science SRD

12

2

     

               

Anatomy and Physiology

10-12

1

Students study the structure and function of the human body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis.  Students conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving.  PR: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics                                                                                 

Medical Microbiology

10-12

 1/2

 

 

             

Students explore the microbial world, studying topics such as pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms, laboratory procedures, identifying microorganisms, drug resistant organisms, and emerging diseases.  PR: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics                                                                                                                                                                    

Pathophysiology

11-12

 1/2

 

 

             

Focuses on disease processes and how they affect humans, as well as prevention and treatment of disease. Students will differentiate between normal and abnormal physiology. Students will conduct laboratory and field investigations using scientific methods, critical thinking and scientific problem solving.  PR: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics                                                                                   

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM CLUSTER

Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

9-11

1/2

 

 

Students will explore industry standards within the hospitality industry including lodging, travel and tourism, recreation, amusements, attractions, resorts, and food service. Students practice customer service skills and develop positive communication skills to provide quality customer service for guests and positive experiences for employees. Students operate computer applications to manage operations and guest services in the hospitality and tourism industry. Students plan cost effective trips or itineraries to meet customer needs. PR: None   

Hotel Management

10-12

1/2

                 

This course emphasizes the knowledge and skills needed to pursue staff and management positions available in the hotel industry. This course will focus on professional communication, leadership, management, human resources, technology, and accounting.   PR: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism              

Restaurant Management

10-12

1/2

 

 

   

 

This course emphasizes the principles of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the management of a variety of food service operations. The course will provide insight into the operation of a well-run restaurant.   PR: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism                                            

Travel & Tourism Management

10-12

1/2

 

           

 

This course incorporates management principles and procedures of the travel and tourism industry including destination geography, airlines, international travel, cruising, travel by rail, lodging, recreation, amusements, attractions, and resorts. Employment qualifications and opportunities are included in this course.   PR: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism                                            

Culinary Arts

10-12

2

 

Teaches the fundamentals and principles of the art of cooking, the science of baking, and management and production skills and techniques. Students can pursue a national sanitation certification, a Texas culinary specialist certification, or any other appropriate industry certification. This course may be offered as a laboratory-based or internship course.    PR: Coherent sequence in Culinary Arts  

Practicum in Culinary Arts

11-12

2

 

 

A course that combines classroom instruction with business and industry career experiences.  Students learn employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, and portfolio development. Instruction may be delivered through school-based laboratory training or through work-based delivery arrangements such as cooperative education, internships, mentoring, and job shadowing.   PR: Culinary Arts                                                

Hospitality Services

11-12

2

 

   

 

Provides students with hands-on and project-based preparation to pursue careers in hospitality related industries. Students are prepared for nationally recognized industry certifications, postsecondary education, and entry-level careers. Instruction may be delivered through laboratory training or through internships, mentoring, or job shadowing.  PR: Pr. of Hospitality & Tourism , Hotel Mgt, Travel &Tourism, Lifetime Nutrition                  

Practicum in Hospitality and Tourism

11-12

2

       

 

   

Combines classroom instruction with actual business and industry career experiences. Students are taught employability skills, job-specific skills applicable to their training plan, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, and portfolio development. Students are effectively prepared for college and career success.   PR: Hospitality Services                                                                          

Food Science

11-12

1

     

           

A study of the nature of  foods, the causes of deterioration, the principles underlying food processing, and the improvement of foods for the consuming public.   Students conduct laboratory and field investigations using scientific methods. PR: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism                                               

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

HUMAN SERVICES CLUSTER

Principles of Human Services

9-12

1

 

Students assess the relationship between health and wellness and personal and professional achievement.  Students evaluate the effects of crises, stress, and domestic violence on individuals and the family and recognize appropriate responses and management strategies.  Students identify the basic needs of children as well as caregiver guidelines that promote safe and healthy child development.  Students create meals according to dietary guidelines.  Students create written and electronic records of client services for cosmetology, fashion design, and interior design.  PR: None                                                                                                 

Dollars & Sense

10-12

 1/2

         

       

This course focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, the money management process, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and preparation for human services careers.   PR: Principles of Human Services                                                          

Interpersonal Studies

10-12

 1/2

 

 

Examines how the relationships between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Students learn to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote wellness of family members, manage multiple adult roles, and pursue careers related to counseling and mental health services. PR: Principles of Human Services                                                          

Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

10-12

 1/2

This course allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and health sciences.                                                                                                                         PR: Prin. of Hospitality and Tourism                        

Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness  LEP

10-12

 1/2

                     

Content offered via sheltered instruction for Limited English Proficient students. PR: None

Child Development

10-12

 1/2

 

This course addresses child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.   PR: Principles of Human Services  

Child Guidance (ECP I)

10-12

2

 

This course addresses child growth and guidance.  Equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills in order to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and pursue careers related to the care, guidance, and education of children. PR: Child Development or Interpersonal Studies                           

Child Guidance (ECP I) Dual

11-12

2

                     

Cosmetology I

10-11

3

       

         

A laboratory course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination.   PR: None                                                                                                  

Cosmetology II

11-12

3

       

         

This course provides advanced training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes advanced training in sterilization and sanitation processes, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. PR: Cosmetology I                                                                                    

School Age Parenting I

9-12

1

 

School Age Parenting II

9-12

1

 

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CLUSTER

Principles of Information Technology

9-10

1

 

Students use emerging technologies, demonstrate ethical use of the Internet and explain issues concerning Internet security protocols.  Students identify the hardware components of the computer and demonstrate an understanding of file extensions.  Students produce and format various documents with both text and graphics, input formulas and utilize preprogrammed functions in documents and tables.  Students apply design and web publishing techniques. PR: None                                                                                                 

Principles of Information Technology Dual

11-12

1

   

 

BCHS

   

   

Principles of Information Technology M

9-10

1

       

BCHS

           

Principles of Information Technology MS

8

1

                     

Students develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the information technology environment.  PR: None      

Computer Maintenance

10-12

2

       

           

Students acquire knowledge of the principles of computer maintenance, including electrical and electronic theory, computer hardware principles, and broad level components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer systems.   PR: Principles of Information Technology or Electronics                                              

Telecommunications and Networking

10-12

2

                     

Students develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to telecommunications and data networking technologies and practices in order to apply them to personal or career development.  PR: Computer Maintenance  

Computer Technician

11-12

2

       

           

Focuses on computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles, and components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer-based technology systems. The course may be conducted either in a classroom setting with an instructor, with an industry mentor, or both.  PR: Computer Maintenance                           

Computer Programming

10-12

1

 

   

     

Students acquire knowledge of structured programming techniques and concepts appropriate to developing executable programs and creating appropriate documentation. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.  PR: Principles of Information Technology                                               

Computer Programming M

10-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Advanced Computer Programming

11-12

1

       

     

 

Students expand their knowledge and skills in structured programming techniques and concepts by addressing more complex problems and developing comprehensive programming solutions. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.   PR: Computer Programming

Digital and Interactive Media

10-12

1

Through the study of digital and interactive media and its application in information technology, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve problems.  PR: Principles of Information Technology                                                  

Digital and Interactive Media Dual

11-12

1

       

       

CAHS

 

Digital and Interactive Media M

10-12

1

       

BCHS

       

CAHS

 

Web Technologies

10-12

1

 

 

Through the study of web technologies and design, students learn to make informed decisions and apply the decisions to the field of information technology. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment.   PR: Principles of Information Technology                                               

Web Technologies Dual

11-12

1

       

   

     

Web Technologies M

10-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Internetworking Technologies CISCO I

10-12

1

       

           

A program that prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Network Administrator Certification Test.  This certification will provide students with entry level positions in the Information Technology Industry.  The course covers electricity/electronics, computer systems, data communications, trouble-shooting devices, and career opportunities. PR: Concepts of Engineering Technology                               

Internetworking Technologies CISCO II

10-12

1

       

           

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS, AND SECURITY

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security

9-12

1

                   

Introduces students to professions in law enforcement, security, corrections, and fire and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services.  PR: None                                                                                                 

Law Enforcement I

10-12

1

                   

An overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. This course includes the role of constitutional law, the United States legal system, criminal law, law enforcement terminology, and the classification and elements of crime.  PR: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security                                                                                                 

Forensic Science

11-12

1

                   

Students learn terminology and investigative procedures related to crime scene questioning and interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, truth detection, and scientific procedures used to solve crimes. Students will use scientific methods such as fingerprint analysis, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis to collect and analyze evidence.   PR: Law Enforcement                                                                                

Fire Fighter I

10-12

2

                   

Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protections equipment, and the principles of fire safety.  PR: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security                                                                               

Fire Fighter II

11-12

2

                   

Firefighter II is the second in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protections equipment, and the principles of fire safety. Students will apply standard procedures for use of fire extinguishers, ladder, fire hose, and water supply apparatus.                                                                      PR: Firefighter I                                                                                                   

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

MANUFACTURING CLUSTER

Principles of Manufacturing

9-12

1

   

 

 

       

Students manage and market a manufacturing project. Students will create engineering drawings, use precision measuring instruments, manufacturing equipment, machines, and materials to improve an existing design or manufacture original products.  Students comply with quality control standards.  Students experiment with new technologies and report on innovative applications of engineering technology.    PR: None

Principles of Manufacturing LEP

9-12

1

                     

Content offered via sheltered instruction for Limited English Proficient students.PR: None

Flexible Manufacturing

10-12

1

   

 

 

       

Flexible Manufacturing provides the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and manufacturing problems.   PR: Principles of Manufacturing                                                              

Advanced Flexible Manufacturing

11-12

2

   

 

 

       

Advanced Flexible Manufacturing builds on knowledge and skills developed in Flexible Manufacturing. Students will develop advanced concepts and skills as they relate to personal and career development. This course integrates academic and technical knowledge and skills.   PR: Flexible Manufacturing                                                                      

Practicum In Manufacturing

12

2

       

   

     

The practicum is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. PR: Coherent sequence in manufacturing cluster                                     

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

MARKETING CLUSTER

Advertising & Sales Promotion

9-12

 1/2

         

 

     

A course designed as a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices of advertising. Students will gain knowledge of techniques used in current advertising, including print, broadcast, and digital media. The course provides an overview of how communication tools can be used to reach target audiences and increase consumer knowledge.  PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance                                                                               

Fashion Marketing

9-12

 1/2

                     

Fashion Marketing is designed to provide students with knowledge of the various business functions in the fashion industry. Students in Fashion Marketing will gain a working knowledge of promotion, textiles, merchandising, mathematics, selling, visual merchandising, and career opportunities.  PR: Principles of Business, Mktg, & Finance                             

Entrepreneurship

9-12

1

         

 

   

The primary focus of the course is to help students understand the process of analyzing a business opportunity, preparing a business plan, determining feasibility of an idea using research, and developing a plan to organize and promote the business and its products and services.  Students will learn the knowledge and principles necessary to become an entrepreneur and begin and operate a business.   PR: Princ. of Business, Marketing, & Finance                            

Entrepreneurship M

9-12

1

       

BCHS

           

Retailing & E-tailing

9-12

 1/2

       

BCHS

   

     

Students will develop skills using the electronic media techniques necessary for a business to compete in a global economy. Students will coordinate online and off-line marketing. Students will demonstrate critical-thinking skills using decision-making models, case studies, various technologies, and business scenarios. PR: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance                            

Sports & Entertainment Marketing

9-12

 1/2

         

 

   

Focuses on basic sports marketing, target marketing and segmentation, sponsorship, event marketing, promotions, sponsorship proposals, and implementation of sports and entertainment marketing plans. Students will develop promotional plans, sponsorship proposals, endorsement contracts, sports and entertainment marketing plans, and evaluation and management techniques. PR: Principles of Business, Mktg, & Finance                             

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS CLUSTER

Concepts of Engineering and Technology

9-10

1

       

   

This course provides an overview of the various fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and their interrelationships. Working on design teams, students will use multiple computer hardware and software applications to conduct research, design and create projects, and present ideas related to biotechnology, electronics, robotics, and automation. Students will use appropriate tools and demonstrate safe work habits.     PR: None                                                                                                 

Engineering Design and Presentation

10-12

1

   

   

 

Students will use multiple software applications and tools necessary to produce and present working drawings, solid model renderings, and prototypes of engineering designs. Students will implement the design process to transfer advanced academic skills to component designs. Students explore entry level requirements and career opportunities in engineering, technology, and drafting. PR: Concepts of Engineering and Technology                                        

Advanced Engineering Design and Presentation

11-12

2

       

       

This course will provide students the opportunity to master computer software applications in a variety of engineering and technical fields. This course further develops the process of engineering thought and application of the design process.  PR: Engineering Design and Presentation                                               

Engineering Math

11-12

1

                   

Students solve and model robotic design problems. Students use a variety of mathematical methods and models to represent and analyze problems involving data acquisition, spatial applications, electrical measurement, manufacturing processes, materials engineering, mechanical drives, pneumatics, process control systems, quality control, and robotics with computer programming.  PR: Algebra II

Electronics

10-12

1

       

     

Students will demonstrate knowledge and applications of circuits, electronic measurement, and electronic implementation. Students will use a variety of computer hardware and software applications to complete assignments and projects. Additionally, students explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and educational needs in the electronics industry.  PR: Concepts of Engineering and Technology                                        

Advanced Electronics

11-12

2

               

 

Students enrolled in this course will demonstrate knowledge and application of advanced circuits, electrical measurement, and electrical implementation used in the electronics and computer industries. Additionally, students explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and educational needs in the electronics industry.  PR: Electronics                                                                                         

Robotics and Automation

11-12

2

               

Using the design process, students will transfer advanced academic skills to component designs in a project-based environment.  Students will build prototypes or use simulation software to test their designs. Additionally, students explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and educational needs in the robotic and automation industry. PR: Electronics                                                                                        

Scientific Research and Design

11-12

1

         

         

A project-based course in which students solve real world scientific problems through scientific inquiry utilizing their acquired knowledge of the nature of science, scientific systems, and the relationship between science and social ethics.  PR:  Biology & Chemistry                                                                                                

Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

12

2

                     

A capstone experience designed for students participating in a coherent sequence of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics cluster courses. Practicum experiences include supervised practical application of skills in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.  PR: Coherent sequence in STEM  cluster                                                

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
TITLE GR CR CAMPUS DESCRIPTION

TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND LOGISTICS CLUSTER

Energy Power and Transportation Systems

9-12

1

 

 

   

Students will understand the interaction between various vehicle systems, the logistics used to move goods and services to consumers, and the components of transportation infrastructure. Students will understand technologies used to provide products and services in a timely manner and be able to meet the expectations of industry employers.                                              PR: none                  

Automotive Technology

10-12

1

 

 

   

Students will gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. The focus of this course is to teach the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices.  PR: Energy, Pwr, & Trans                                                                                               

Advanced Automotive Technology

11-12

2

 

 

   

A continued study in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. Students acquire advanced knowledge in the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices.  PR: Automotive Technology  

Collision Repair and Refinishing

10-12

2

         

       

Collision repair and refinishing services include the knowledge of the processes, technologies, and materials used in the reconstruction and alteration of vehicles.       PR: Energy, Power, and Transportation                                                                                                  

Advanced Collision Repair and Refinishing

10-12

2

         

       

This course focuses on the application of advanced technical skills and practices related to collision repair and refinishing. Provides training for entry-level employment in the collision repair and refinishing industry.  PR: Collision Repair and Refinishing                                                        

Small Engine Technology

 

1

                     

Course focuses on the function, diagnosis, and service of the systems and components of small engines such as lawn mowers, motorcycles, and irrigation engines. Includes the repair and service of cooling, air, fuel, lubricating, electrical, ignition, and mechanical systems and small engine overhauls.  Provides training for entry-level employment in the small engine technology industry.   PR: None

Practicum in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

11-12

2

   

 

 

       

Course designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills in transportation, distribution, or logistics related field. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience such as internships, mentorships, independent study, or laboratories.  PR: Coherent sequence in Trans.

Career and Technology Education Course Clusters at a Glance

 

Brandeis

Brennan

Clark

HCHS

Holmes/ BCHS

Jay / SEA

Marshall

O'Connor

Stevens

Taft / CAHS

Warren / CCA

 
 
 
 
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OFF CAMPUS DUAL CREDIT

Northwest Vista Campus Dual Credit Courses

Problems and Solutions in Pharmacology Dual

11-12

1

                     

Students will study the classifications of drugs, drug actions, uses, and adverse reactions. In addition, they will study drugs in relation to treatment, care and restoration of health.   PR: None                                                                                                 

Medical Terminology Dual

11-12

 1/2

                     

This course introduces students to the structure of medical terms, medical abbreviations and acronyms.  Students will achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.  PR: None

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security Dual

11-12

1

                     

Introduces students to professions in law enforcement, security, corrections, and fire and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services.  PR: None  

St. Philip's Southwest Campus Dual Credit Courses

Practicum in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics II Dual (AAAA Yr. 1)

11-12

3

                     

Alamo Area Aviation Academy provides job specific training for employment in the highly technical career field of aircraft mechanic.  First year instruction includes aircraft electrical, and electronic systems, service and repair of hydraulic systems, airframes, and rigging.  Leads toward FAA certification.  PR: Application & acceptance into AAAA          

Advanced Aircraft Technology Dual (AAAA Yr. 2)

12

3

                     

An Alamo Area Aviation Academy course designed to apply the theory of operation, repair, and maintenance of aircraft airframe, power plant, and avionics systems.  Aircraft services include knowledge of the function, diagnosis, and service of the electrical, electronic, and hydraulic, pneumatic, airframe, mechanical, and power plant components of aircraft as governed by federal aviation regulations. Students in their second year of the Alamo Area Aviation Academy will select a specific track in either aircraft infrastructures or turbine technology.  The students continue progress toward FAA Certification.  PR: AAAA Year 1

Principles of Technology (AAAA & ATMA Yr. 2) Dual

11-12

1

                     

Students will study topics that include laws of motion, conservation of energy, momentum, electricity, magnetism, thermodynamics, and waves.  Students will apply physics concepts to laboratory and field investigations, using scientific methods, critical thinking, and scientific problem solving.  PR: None  

Research in Information Technology Solutions Dual (ITSA Yr. 1)

11-12

3

                     

Information Technology and Security Academy is a two-year technical dual credit program for high school juniors and seniors. Students receive specialized instruction and training from college professors in Information Technology, Operating Systems, Networking, Information Security, and Computer Programming.  In addition, students are eligible to participate in the summer internship program. PR: Application and acceptance into ITSA  

Research in Information Technology Solutions II Dual (ITSA Yr. 2)

12

3

                     

Advanced Precision Metal Manufacturing Dual (ATMA Yr. 1)

11-12

3

                     

Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Academy students work with a variety of materials in addition to metal such as plastics, ceramics, and wood. Provides the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in a globally competitive manufacturing environment. Students in the program earn college credit for the manufacturing technology courses taught by the community college.  PR: Application and acceptance into ATMA    

Manufacturing Engineering Dual (ATMA Yr. 2)

12

3

                     

Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Academy students gain knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, and assessment of products, services, and systems in manufacturing. Knowledge and skills in the proper application of manufacturing engineering, the design of technology, efficient manufacturing technology, and the assessment of the effects of production technology prepare students for success. Students in the program earn college credit for the manufacturing technology courses taught by the community college. PR: ATMA Year 1