Course Descriptions

Career and Technology Education

Food and Nutrition 1A

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. In this course you will learn more about nutrition and how it does the body good! In this course, you will gain knowledge and experiences in nutrition, food safety and sanitation, kitchen work centers, meal planning, and preparation techniques. Critical thinking and practical problem-solving are emphasized.

Food and Nutrition 1B

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Food and Nutrition 1A

This course is a continuation Food and Nutrition 1A. Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. In this course you will learn more about table service, culture and etiquette, and nutrition-related careers. Critical thinking and practical problem-solving are emphasized.

Computer Applications A

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

Computer Applications A introduces students to the importance of protecting their computer from viruses and malware, netiquette and etiquette whether communicating in person or through computers and mobile devices, and the legal use of computer software and programs. Students will also use word processors (Word, OpenOffice or Google Docs) to strengthen editing skills, compose business correspondence, and use word processing for business or personal applications and creating brochures.

Computer Applications B

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Computer Applications A

Computer Applications B is a continuation of Computer Applications A. Students will continue to learn about the legal and ethical practices of using computers and technology. Students will expand their knowledge of computer programs and software to use spreadsheets, create presentations, and learn the how using databases are beneficial for storing information.

Entrepreneurship

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: None

In this course, students will learn and apply entrepreneurship principles to a "starter business." Students will learn how to validate a business idea, conduct a SWOT analysis, create a marketing and promotion plan, as well as a business plan, and analyze business financials. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have the tools needed to create their "dream business."

Law Enforcement 1

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Law Enforcement 1 introduces students to the duties of police officers, including patrol, investigation, public relations, witness interviewing, crime prevention, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

Law Enforcement 2

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1

This is the continuation of Law Enforcement 1 and introduces students to the duties of police officers, including patrol, investigation, public relations, witness interviewing, crime prevention, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities.

Parenting ED 1A

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

Parenting Ed 1A emphasizes the importance of planning a preparing for parenthood. Lessons focus on parenting practices that maximize human growth and development, significance of adolescent parenthood, importance of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, and identifying available parenting resources in the community.

Parenting ED 1B

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Parenting ED 1A

Parenting Ed 1B is the continuation of Parenting Ed 1A. This course emphasizes the importance of planning a preparing for parenthood. Lessons focus on parenting practices that maximize human growth and development, significance of adolescent parenthood, importance of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, and identifying available parenting resources in the community.

Professional and Leadership Development A

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

The purpose of this course is to help students develop leadership skills necessary for success in business careers through effective communications, developing employability and positive interpersonal skills, and effective management and leadership skills.

Professional and Leadership Development B

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

This is the continuation of Professional and Leadership Development A. In this course, students will develop time managements and goal setting skills, and conduct a meeting using parliamentary procedure. The students will develop an understanding of the need for community service as part of their overall civic and professional responsibilities. The course culminates with writing a cover letter, resume and participating in a mock interview.

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Knowledge of technology and Google products such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides

Sports and Entertainment Marketing will help students develop skills to succeed in their careers. Students will learn about the key functions of marketing and how those functions are applied to the sports and entertainment industry. Specifically, product, pricing, place, and promotion will be discussed in detail. The course includes learning about the process of evaluating the marketing efforts of specific aspects of this industry on local, national, and global levels. This course will require the use of Google Products such as Google Slides and Docs. Students will also need to give presentations on certain lessons. Sports and entertainment marketing teaches solid academic skills such as math, reading, and language arts skills, as well as foundation skills such as critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and key workplace competencies, such as responsibility, self-management, leadership, and integrity.