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2020-2021 COURSE CATALOG

                            1019 North Walnut Street
                               Milford, DE 19963
                             Phone: (302) 422-1610
                           mhs.milfordschooldistrict.org
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Milford High School’s foremost priority is to provide every student with the skills
to pursue their postsecondary college and career dreams. Our mission is clear:
Milford High School will create a safe, nurturing, and academically stimulating
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environment that will inspire excellence in teaching and life-long learning so that
each student will possess the skills and attitudes essential to participate in a diverse                                           Ashby Amory
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develop citizens who respect themselves and others, value cultural diversity, set
goals with a positive attitude, think critically to solve problems, and can adapt to
the changing needs of a global society.
Students at Milford High School benefit from a broad range of career majors and
celebrated academic opportunities, which includes college prep coursework for
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all students, honors programs in all core areas of study, and opportunities to
earn college credit. In addition, students have the advantage of a wide range of
athletics, clubs, activities, volunteer opportunities, and a community spirit which
is unmatched in Delaware.
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and ADA Coordinator, 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, Delaware
19963. Telephone 302-422-1600.
GRADUATION MAJORS

                                                                                                                                                                                            School of Agriscience

                                                    TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                                                       School of Business, Management, & Hospitality
Welcome to Milford High School.............................................................................................................................. 2
Recent Graduates.........................................................................................................................................................3
Graduation Majors.......................................................................................................................................................5                   School of Education & Career Studies
Graduation Requirements...........................................................................................................................................6
Course Levels...............................................................................................................................................................7
Earn College Credits in High School......................................................................................................................... 8
Become College Ready, Become Career Ready, Be a Student Athlete.................................................................... 9
                                                                                                                                                                                            School of Health Sciences
Schools and Majors.............................................................................................................................................. 10-11
CAREER MAJORS EXPLAINED: SCOPE AND SEQUENCE                                                                                                                                                 School of Modern Studies
Animal Science & Management......................................................................................................................... 12-13
Food Science......................................................................................................................................................... 14-15
Plant Systems........................................................................................................................................................ 16-17
Agricultural Structures & Engineering............................................................................................................. 18-19                                    School of Art & Design
Academy of Finance............................................................................................................................................ 20-21
Hospitality & Tourism Management ................................................................................................................ 22-23
Marketing............................................................................................................................................................. 24-25                School of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
College Scholars................................................................................................................................................... 26-27
Jobs for Delaware Graduates............................................................................................................................... 28-29
K–12 Teacher Academy...................................................................................................................................... 30-31
Allied Health........................................................................................................................................................ 32-33         What is a graduation major?
Public & Community Health ............................................................................................................................. 34-35                       Students must complete a major to graduate. Each major has a required set of three
Sports & Health Sciences.................................................................................................................................... 36-37
Humanities........................................................................................................................................................... 38-39         (3) courses that are beyond the core courses required for graduation. In addition
Digital Communication Technology................................................................................................................. 40-41                             to the course requirements, students will have opportunities to choose additional
Performing Arts................................................................................................................................................... 42-43            coursework. Students should work with their parents and school counselors to
Visual Arts............................................................................................................................................................ 44-45
Computer Science................................................................................................................................................ 46-47              select the best major for graduation, preparing them for college and a career.
Engineering.......................................................................................................................................................... 48-49

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS                                                                                                                                                                 Milford High School’s program of study includes four components:
English........................................................................................................................................................................50    1. Sequential college prep coursework in all core areas of study: English, math,
Mathematics......................................................................................................................................................... 51-52
Science.................................................................................................................................................................. 52-53         social studies, science, world language, and physical health.
Social Studies........................................................................................................................................................ 54-55         2. Three-course major in a specific college or career area.
Spanish........................................................................................................................................................................55    3. Opportunities for Dual Enrollment, Advanced College Standing, Articulated
Performing Arts.........................................................................................................................................................56
Visual Arts..................................................................................................................................................................57         College Credit, and/or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
Physical & Health Education....................................................................................................................................57                    4. Opportunities for industry certifications and actual career experience through
Additional Course Offerings....................................................................................................................................58                       off-campus work-based learning employment or internship experiences.
English as a Second Language..................................................................................................................................58
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS                                                                                       COURSE LEVELS
Graduation Requirements                                                                    College Preparatory (CP)
The Milford School District has rigorous requirements for our students in order            College Preparatory courses are designed to provide a rigorous curriculum aligned
to ensure they are prepared for college and career success. Program specifics are          with state standards and connected to the student’s major. These classes prepare
on the following pages and outline the options students have to complete their             a student for a variety of post-secondary experiences including higher education
requirements. A major is a set of three courses that prepares a student for college        and/or the workforce.
and career success.
                                                                                           Honors (H)
Incoming freshmen will select a major as part of their enrollment in Milford               Honors courses are designed to prepare students for the rigors of AP and Dual
High School. Students are encouraged to work with parents, school counselors,              Enrollment courses in various subjects. These courses move at an accelerated pace
teachers, and administrators to select the major that best prepares them for college       and often have more outside reading and homework requirements. All students
and career readiness. When making this choice there are two important factors              are encouraged to apply to these programs.
to consider: Are these choices consistent with your career plans, and are these
choices commensurate with your academic abilities and performance? If the                  Advanced Placement (AP)
answer is yes to both questions, this is the right major for you!                          AP courses prepare students for college work and are equivalent to freshman
                                                                                           courses at a university. These courses teach students to think more deeply about
Minimum Graduation Requirements                                                            complex college concepts. Successful completion of the course offers students
Career Major                                              3 credits                        the opportunity to sit for the Advanced Placement exam for college credits. Most
English                                                   4 credits
Mathematics                                               4 credits                        exams are worth 3 college credits, but can count for up to 8 college credits. While
Social Studies                                            3 credits                        the acceptance of these scores varies from school to school, all colleges consider
Science                                                   3 credits                        strength of schedule in the admissions process. AP courses help distinguish a
Additional Social Studies or Science                      1 credit                         student in this process. Students who take AP courses are required to take the
World Languages                                           2 credits                        exam to receive the weighted credit for the course in their cumulative GPA. Tests
Physical Education                                        1 credit
Health Education                                          .5 credit                        are in May and financial aid is available for students who qualify.
Electives                                                 3.5 credits

TOTAL                                                     25 CREDITS

                                                                                           Milford High School AP Courses
                                                                                           AP Biology                                AP Human Geography
                                                                                           AP Calculus AB			                         AP Physics 1
                                                                                           AP Computer Science A                     AP Psychology
                                                                                           AP Computer Science Principles            AP Spanish Language & Culture
                                                                                           AP English Language and Composition       AP Statistics
                                                                                           AP English Literature and Composition     AP U.S. Government & Politics
                                                                                           AP Environmental Science                  AP U.S. History
                                                                                           AP European History

6                                                                Graduation Requirements   Milford High School Catalog                                                       7
EARN COLLEGE CREDIT IN HIGH SCHOOL                                                                                       BECOME COLLEGE READY
1. Earn college credit while enrolled at Milford High School                                             PSAT & SAT
Dual Enrollment courses are college courses taught by Milford High School faculty. MHS                   All Milford High School students take College Board exams in 9th, 10th, and
faculty act as adjunct professors and teach the college course during the school day.                    11th grade. The fall administration of the PSAT in 11th grade enables students
Students taking Dual Enrollment courses earn high school and college credit at the same                  to be eligible for the National Merit Scholarship. These exams are administered
time. Students receive a transcript from the partnering college once credit is earned.                   free of charge. Students can upload their scores to Khan Academy to receive
2. Earn articulated credit in a Milford High School course                                               individualized tutoring activities.
Articulated credit is awarded when a student takes a course or series of courses at Milford
High School, earns at least an 85%, and then enrolls in the partnering institution. Students
who enter college in remedial courses do not receive the articulated credit.

3. Take a course at a local college or university
Local area institutions of higher education offer special programming for students

                                                                                                                               BECOME CAREER READY
interested in taking college courses on campus prior to high school graduation. Such
courses can be taken during summer months, after school hours, or during school with
special arrangement for school release. Such an experience can be a valuable experience                  Work-based Learning
for students.                                                                                            Students who complete a Career Technical Education (CTE) major are eligible
    DSU Early Bird Program                                                                               for work-based learning. Students in work-based learning secure internships
    https://www.desu.edu/admissions/other-admissions-types/early-bird-program                            and/or paid employment in their field of study. They are released to work during
    Requirements: Letter of Recommendation, 3.0 GPA, 6 free credits maximum, or 2.5 GPA,                 school hours and earn high school credit for their work experience. Work-based
    6 credit maximum, pay full tuition
                                                                                                         learning students provide their own transportation. Students’ employers rate their
    Wilmington University Early College Credit Program                                                   performance and students must validate their work experience through records
    http://www.wilmu.edu/earlycollege                                                                    and assignments. The work-based learning coordinator monitors students and
    Requirements: 2.7 GPA, commitment to hard work, $32 per credit + $25 registration fee, submit
    application
                                                                                                         assigns a grade. Work-based learning experiences are a great addition to any
                                                                                                         resume.
    Delaware Technical Community College
    Requirements: Must be 16 years of age, pay full tuition
    https://www.dtcc.edu/academics/hs
                                                                                                                                 BE A STUDENT ATHLETE
4. Academic Challenge                                                                                    Academic Eligibility Requirements for Athletics
Academic Challenge is a specialized program through Delaware Technical Community                         Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) governs
College. Students apply for admission at the end of 7th grade and begin taking courses                   all Delaware athletics. In order to participate in high school
at the Owens Campus in Georgetown during 8th grade. Milford School District provides                     athletics, the student must pass at least five (5) credits, two (2) of which must be
transportation and counselors work with students to schedule courses during the school                   core courses in English, math, social studies, science, and/or world language. All
day. Academic Challenge students earn college credit for courses taken in the Academic                   seniors must be passing every class they need for graduation. At the beginning of
Challenge program.                                                                                       the year a student must have passed five (5) credits, two (2) of which must be core
                                                                                                         classes from the previous school year.

8                                                                   Earn College Credit In High School   Milford High School Catalog                                                        9
SCHOOLS AND MAJORS                                                                          School of Health Sciences
                                                                                                         Allied Health                                         Sports & Health Sciences
          School of Agriscience                                                                          Fundamentals of Health Science                        A combination of three of the following courses:
                                                                                                         Essentials of Health Careers                          Fundamentals of Health Science
     Animal Science & Management              Plant Systems                                              BIO 110: Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology           Essentials of Health Careers
     Foundations of Animal Science (FAS)      Foundations of Plant Science (FPS)                         BIO 120: Anatomy & Physiology I                       Anatomy & Physiology
     Growth & Development of Domestic Animals Plant & Soil Systems (PSS)                                                                                       Strength Training
                                                                                                         Public & Community Health                             Fitness Training
       (GDDA)                                 Plant Systems Management & Sustainability
                                                                                                         Fundamentals of Health Sciences (FHS)
     Domestic Animal Management (DAM)            (PSMS)                                                                                                        Team Sports
                                                                                                         Essentials of Public & Community Health (EPCH)
     Food Science                             Agricultural Structures & Engineering                      HLT321: Personal Wellness (PW)
     Food Science I                           Fundamentals of Agricultural Structures &
     Food Science II                             Engineering (FASE)
     Food Science III                         Structural Systems in Agriculture (SSA)
                                              Essential Skills in Agricultural Structures &
                                                 Engineering (ESASE)
                                                                                                             School of Modern Studies

          School of Business, Management, & Hospitality                                                  Humanities
                                                                                                         A combination of three English and/or social studies courses above the requirements for graduation.

     Academy of Finance                       Hospitality & Tourism Management
     Fundamentals of Finance                  Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
     Principles of Accounting                    Management (IHTM)
     Financial Services                       Lodging Management (LM)                                        School of Art & Design
                                              Food & Beverage Management (FBM)
     Marketing                                                                                           Digital Communication Technology                      Performing Arts
     Marketing III                                                                                       Foundations of Digital Design (FDD)                   A combination of three performing arts courses
                                                                                                         Processes of Digital Production (PDP)                 including band, choir, and drama.
                                                                                                         Applications of Digital Design (ADD)
                                                                                                                                                               Visual Arts
                                                                                                                                                               A combination of three visual arts courses including
                                                                                                                                                               art, digital design technology, and yearbook.
          School of Education & Career Studies
     College Scholars                         K–12 Teacher Academy
     A combination of three AP or Dual Enrollment Human Growth & Development
     courses above the requirements for graduation. Teaching as a Profession                                 School of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
                                              Foundations of Curriculum & Instruction
     Jobs for Delaware Graduates
     JDG 9
                                                                                                         Computer Science                                      Engineering
                                                                                                         Exploring Computer Science                            Introduction to Engineering
     JDG 10
                                                                                                         AP Computer Science Principles                        Principles of Engineering
     JDG 11
                                                                                                         AP Computer Science A                                 Engineering Design & Development
     JDG 12

10                                                                              Schools and Majors   Milford High School Catalog                                                                                  11
Animal Science & Management                        School of Agriscience
                                                                                                      Animal Science & Management Major Requirements
                                                                                                      The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.
     COURSE SEQUENCE                                                                                                              GRADE 9                 GRADE 10                GRADE 11                GRADE 12

Foundations of Animal Science                                                                          Major                 Foundations of           Growth &                Domestic Animal
  (FAS)                                                                                                Requirements:          Animal Science           Development of          Management
Growth & Development of                                                                                3 Credits              (FAS)                    Domestic Animals        (DAM)
  Domestic Animals (GDDA)                                                                                                                              (GDDA)
Domestic Animal Management                                                                             Suggested                                      Any additional          Spanish III             AP Spanish Language
  (DAM)                                                                                                                                                Agriscience                                     & Culture
                                                                                                       Electives:
                                                                                                                                                       Courses                                        SOC 111: Sociology
    STUDENT ORGANIZATION                                                                               3.5 Credit Minimum
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Work-based Learning
               Students compete
               at Delaware State SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                     ANIMAL SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
               Fair and National The Animal Science & Management program is a three (3)               FOUNDATIONS OF ANIMAL SCIENCE (FAS)                           DOMESTIC ANIMAL MANAGEMENT (DAM)
               FFA Conventions. course hands-on program of study that explores animal                 Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1
                                                                                                                                                           Level: College Prep                              Credit: 1
                                                                                                      Prerequisite: None                                   Prerequisite: Growth and Development of Domestic Animals
                                   production and management, physical restraint and handling,        This introductory course focuses on the fundamentals (GDDA)
Supervised Agricultural            conducting health exams, evaluation of behavior, principles        of animal science which include animal origin, do-            In this course students will demonstrate their mastery of
                                   of genetics and reproduction, animal selection through             mestication and uses, careers in the animal industry,         the content covered in FSA and GDDA and apply their
Experience (SAE) includes:                                                                            animal safety and sanitation, ways animals help humans,       technical knowledge and skills in the field of animal
                                   evaluation, anatomy and physiology, animal nutrition, basic
entrepreneurship, placement,                                                                          taxonomy and breeds, basic nutrition and health, bios-        agriculture. Students apply their mastery of biosecurity
                                   veterinary practices, global food systems, ethics of food animal   ecurity principles and environmental conditions on            principles and environmental conditions on animals,
agriscience research, agricultural production, and current agricultural issues in order to foster     animals, and animal rights versus welfare. Students are       global applications of animal agriculture, reproduction
service learning, exploratory,     an understanding of the steps involved in producing and            introduced to the foundational leadership skills, respon-     and genetics, animal nutrition, animal health care and
improvement, supplemental          marketing products for consumers. Students practice decision
                                                                                                      sibility, and cooperation needed to be a successful and       evaluation, selection and marketing, and legal respon-
                                                                                                                                                                    sibilities through hands-on activities. Students apply
                                                                                                      productive citizen through a school-based, three-com-
and directed school laboratory.    making and research skills through classroom instruction,          ponent agricultural education model which includes            skills gained through Supervised Agricultural Experi-
                                   laboratory activities, and practical experiences.                  FFA activities, Supervised Agricultural Experience pro-       ence programs, FFA leadership activities, and career
                                                                                                      grams, and career and leadership development events.          and leadership development events to better serve the
      FUTURE CAREERS                                                                                                                                                community through a school-based, three-component
                                      COLLEGE CREDIT                                                  GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT OF DOMESTIC                              agricultural education model.
•   Veterinarian                      Students who complete the Animal Science & Management           ANIMALS (GDDA)
                                                                                                                                                                    ANIMAL SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT
•   Horse Breeder                                                                                     Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1
                                      major receive the following articulated credits:                Prerequisite: Foundations of Animal Science (FAS)             WORK-BASED LEARNING
•   Zoologist                         Delaware Technical Community College                            Students will learn to apply animal science principles        Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
•   Animal Rescue                       AGS 204: Animal Science                                       including: biosecurity principles and environmental           Prerequisite: Completion of major
                                                                                                      conditions on animals, nutrition, animal health and           Work-based learning provides students an early career
•   Farmer                                                                                            management, animal products and processing, laws              experience. Upon completion of the major, students
                                      Delaware State University
•   Wildlife Manager                                                                                  and sustainable practices, and industry standards on          are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                        AGRI 206: Introduction to Animal Science                                                                                    earn high school credit while working. A work-based
•   Veterinary Technologist                                                                           the animal selection process, scientific principles of
                                                                                                      anatomy, physiology, and reproduction. Students de-           learning student leaves school early to go to work or
                                                                                                      velop leadership skills, increase levels of responsibility,   internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                                                                                      and engage in cooperative activities through FFA activi-      to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
                                                                                                      ties, Supervised Agricultural Experience programs, and        coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
                                                                                                      career and leadership development events through a            Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY                                                                             school-based three-component agricultural education           life experience on the job. The job or internship must
                                                                                                      model.                                                        directly relate to the major of study.

                                                                                                        Students will complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Project and are encouraged
                                                                                                        to join the FFA, an integral, co-curricular part of the Agriscience Program.
Milford Agriscience barn and working farm provides students hands-on opportunities.
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Food Science             School of Agriscience
                                                                                                         Food Science Major Requirements
                                                                                                         The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.
     COURSE SEQUENCE                                                                                                                    GRADE 9             GRADE 10                  GRADE 11               GRADE 12

Food Science I                                                                                            Major                  Food Science I         Food Science II           Food Science III
Food Science II                                                                                           Requirements:
Food Science III                                                                                          3 Credits

                                                                                                          Suggested                                     Any additional            Spanish III            AP Spanish Language
    STUDENT ORGANIZATION                                                                                  Electives:                                     Agriscience                                      & Culture
                                                                                                          3.5 Credit Minimum                             Courses                                         SOC 111: Sociology
               Students compete                                                                                                                                                                          Work-based Learning
               at Delaware State
               Fair and National
               FFA Conventions.      SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                    FOOD SCIENCE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
                                     This program of study offers career exploration concerning the      FOOD SCIENCE I                                                FOOD SCIENCE III
                                     handling and processing of food, food packaging and labeling,       Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1   Level: College Prep                              Credit: 1
Supervised Agricultural                                                                                  Prerequisite: None                                            Prerequisite: Food Science II
                                     food safety, and issues in food science. Students will receive
Experience (SAE) includes:           hands-on instruction that includes dairy product testing,           This course will serve as an introduction to level II and     This course will include career exploration and will build
entrepreneurship, placement,         identification of retail cuts of meat, as well as fish processing
                                                                                                         III. It will include career exploration, handling and
                                                                                                         processing of food, food packaging and labeling, food
                                                                                                                                                                       upon the previous course topics. Students will focus on
                                                                                                                                                                       sustainability from a farm-to-table aspect of the food
agriscience research, agricultural   and more. A special emphasis is placed upon workforce               safety, and issues in food science. Students will receive     science industry.
service learning, exploratory,       opportunities in the region through partners such as Purdue.        hands-on instruction that includes dairy product test-
                                                                                                                                                                       FOOD SCIENCE WORK-BASED LEARNING
                                                                                                         ing, identification of retail cuts of meat, as well as fish
improvement, supplemental            Students will have opportunities for internships and hands-on       processing and more.                                          Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
                                                                                                                                                                       Prerequisite: Completion of major
and directed school laboratory.      experience in these industries.
                                                                                                         FOOD SCIENCE II                                           Work-based learning provides students an early career
                                                                                                         Level: College Prep                                       experience. Upon completion of the major, students
                                                                                                                                                           Credit: 1
                                                                                                         Prerequisite: Food Science I                              are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                                                                                         This course will include career exploration, a further earn high school credit while working. A work-based
                                                                                                         understanding of food processing and issues related learning student leaves school early to go to work or
      FUTURE CAREERS                                                                                     to food science, meat processing, cheese making, and internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                                                                                         biotechnology as it relates to the food science industry. to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
•   Food Scientist                                                                                                                                                 coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
•   Quality Assurance Expert                                                                                                                                       Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
•   Food Production Specialist                                                                                                                                     life experience on the job. The job or internship must
                                                                                                                                                                   directly relate to the major of study.
•   Food Safety Inspector
•   Biotechnologist

                                                                                                           Students will complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Project and are encouraged
                                                                                                           to join the FFA, an integral, co-curricular part of the Agriscience Program.

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Plant Systems             School of Agriscience
                                                                                                     Plant Systems Major Requirements
                                                                                                     The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.

     COURSE SEQUENCE                                                                                                             GRADE 9                 GRADE 10                 GRADE 11                  GRADE 12

Foundations of Plant Science                                                                          Major         Foundations of      Plant & Soil Systems Plant Systems
   (FPS)                                                                                              Requirements: Plant Science (FPS) (PSS)                 Management &
                                                                                                      3 Credits                                                                 Sustainability
Plant & Soil Systems (PSS)                                                                                                                                                      (PSMS)
Plant Systems Management &                                                                                                                                                    Spanish III                AP Spanish Language
                                                                                                      Suggested                                     Any additional
   Sustainability (PSMS)                                                                              Electives:                                     Agriscience                                          & Culture
                                                                                                      3.5 Credit                                     Courses                                             SOC 111: Sociology
                                                                                                      Minimum                                                                                            Work-based Learning
    STUDENT ORGANIZATION
               Students compete                                                                      PLANT SYSTEMS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
               at Delaware State
                                   SUMMARY OF MAJOR
                                                                                                     FOUNDATIONS OF PLANT SCIENCE (FPS)                             PLANT SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
                                   The Plant Systems program of study is a three (3) course
               Fair and National Career & Technical Education (CTE) instructional program            Level: College Prep                                Credit: 1   (PSMS)
                                                                                                     Prerequisite: None                                             Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1
               FFA Conventions. designed to provide students with knowledge of plant growth          Foundations of Plant Science (FPS) explores the plant          Prerequisite: Plant & Soil Systems
                                                                                                     industries and food system of the United States in order       Plants Systems Management & Sustainability (PSMS)
                                   and reproduction, as well as the use of plants for food, fiber,   to foster an understanding of the steps involved in grow-      enables students to apply principles of horticulture pro-
Supervised Agricultural            and ornamental purposes. The program prepares students            ing crops for food, as well as plants for ornamental and       duction and facility maintenance and design. Students
Experience (SAE) includes:         for a variety of careers in agronomy, ornamental horticulture,    aesthetic purposes. Students study the major character-        learn soil conservation and land management practices,
                                   biotechnology, forestry, soil science, and turf management.       istics of plant life, plant structures and functions, nutri-   concepts related to integrated pest management and
entrepreneurship, placement,                                                                         ent needs of plants, fundamentals of soil science, water       how to properly use and apply pesticides, as well as
agriscience research, agricultural COLLEGE CREDIT                                                    management, cultural practices, pest management,
                                                                                                     and explore career options in the horticulture industry
                                                                                                                                                                    principles of business management and record keeping.
                                                                                                                                                                    Students explore global economic systems, sustainabil-
service learning, exploratory,     Students who complete the Plant Systems major receive the         through classroom and laboratory instruction. Students         ity of plant life, and the multifaceted role plants play in
improvement, supplemental          following articulated credits:                                    are introduced to the foundational leadership skills,          sustaining and improving the quality of life. Students
                                                                                                     responsibility, and cooperation needed to be a suc-
and directed school laboratory.                                                                      cessful and productive citizen through a school-based,
                                                                                                                                                                    apply skills gained through Supervised Agricultural Ex-
                                                                                                                                                                    perience programs, FFA leadership activities, and career
                                   Delaware State University                                         three-component agricultural education model which             and leadership development events to better serve the
                                      AGRI 219: General Horticulture                                 includes FFA activities, Supervised Agricultural Experi-       community through a school-based, three-component
                                                                                                     ence programs, and career and leadership development           agricultural education model.
      FUTURE CAREERS                                                                                 events.
                                                                                                                                                                    PLANT SYSTEMS WORK-BASED LEARNING
•   Plant Breeder                                                                                    PLANT & SOIL SYSTEMS (PSS)                                     Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
                                                                                                     Level: College Prep                                Credit: 1   Prerequisite: Completion of major
•   Soil and Water Specialist                                                                        Prerequisite: Foundations of Plant Science                     Work-based learning provides students an early career
•   Plant Pathologist                                                                                Plant & Soil Systems (PSS) enables students to build on        experience. Upon completion of the major, students
                                                                                                     the knowledge and experiences gained in Foundations
•   Greenhouse Manager                                                                               of Plant Science. Students apply knowledge and con-
                                                                                                                                                                    are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                                                                                                                                                    earn high school credit while working. A work-based
•   Agronomist                                                                                       cepts of plant science, soil science, water management,        learning student leaves school early to go to work or
                                                                                                     pest management, and various crop production charac-           internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                                                                                     teristics through hands-on laboratory and experiential         to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
                                                                                                     learning. PSS uses a combination of classroom and labo-        coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
                                                                                                     ratory instruction that includes land labs, greenhouses,       Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
                                                                                                     landscape beds, floral production, and hydroponics.            life experience on the job. The job or internship must
                                                                                                     Students develop leadership skills, increase levels of         directly relate to the major of study.
                                                                                                     responsibility, and engage in cooperative activities
                                                                                                     through FFA activities, Supervised Agricultural Experi-
                                                                                                     ence programs, and career and leadership development
                                                                                                     events through a school-based, three-component agri-
                                                                                                     cultural education model.

                                                                                                       Students will complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Project and are encouraged
                                                                                                       to join the FFA, an integral, co-curricular part of the Agriscience Program.

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Agricultural Structures & Engineering                            School of Agriscience
                                                                                                     Agricultural Structures & Engineering Major Requirements
                                                                                                     The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.

     COURSE SEQUENCE                                                                                                              GRADE 9                 GRADE 10                  GRADE 11                   GRADE 12

Fundamentals of Agricultural                                                                          Major                  Fundamentals             Structural Systems        Essential Skills
                                                                                                                              of Agricultural          in Agriculture            in Agricultural
   Structures & Engineering                                                                           Requirements:
                                                                                                                              Structures &             (SSA)                     Structures &
                                                                                                      3 Credits
   (FASE)                                                                                                                     Engineering                                        Engineering
Structural Systems in Agriculture                                                                                             (FASE)                                             (ESASE)
   (SSA)                                                                                              Suggested                                       Any additional            Spanish III               AP Spanish Language
Essential Skills in Agricultural                                                                      Electives:                                       Agriscience                                         & Culture
   Structures & Engineering                                                                           3.5 Credit Minimum                               Courses                                            SOC 111: Sociology
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Work-based Learning
   (ESASE)

    STUDENT ORGANIZATION            SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                 AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES & ENGINEERING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
                                   This major is designed to provide students with the scientific    FUNDAMENTALS OF AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES                         ESSENTIAL SKILLS IN AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES
               Students compete principles and methods required to understand the
                                                                                                     & ENGINEERING (FASE)                                            & ENGINEERING (ESASE)
               at Delaware State interrelationships of construction. Students practice real-         Level: College Prep                                 Credit: 1   Level: College Prep                                   Credit: 1
               Fair and National world applications and problem-solving skills associated with       Prerequisite: None                                              Prerequisite: Structural Systems in Agriculture (SSA)
                                                                                                     Fundamentals of Agricultural Structures & Engineer-             Essential Skills in Agricultural Structures & Engineering
               FFA Conventions. agricultural designs and engineering principles. Students            ing (FASE) provides students a variety of experiences           (ESASE) provides students with the scientific principles
                                   utilize problem-solving, as well as communication skills to       in the fields of agricultural structures and engineer-          and methods required to incorporate the skills and
                                                                                                     ing. Students engage in hands-on projects reading and           knowledge needed to be employed in agricultural struc-
                                   develop engineering concepts and building practices that are
Supervised Agricultural            sound and reliable. The program prepares students for a variety
                                                                                                     developing construction plans and drawings, evaluat-            tures and related agricultural industries. Students will
                                                                                                     ing site preparation techniques, selecting wood types,          learn HVAC principles, concrete and masonry skills,
Experience (SAE) includes:         of careers including carpentry, engineering, architectural        constructing buildings, and tool identification, use, and       advanced woodworking skills, and various interior
entrepreneurship, placement,       design, electrical, plumbing, masonry, construction framing,      safety. Students participate in project based instruction       building finishing techniques needed to complete an
                                                                                                     and apply principles of agricultural structures and en-         agricultural structure.
agriscience research, agricultural business management, sales, building maintenance, home            gineering.
service learning, exploratory,     improvement, and green energy technologies.                                                                                       AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES & ENGINEERING
                                                                                                     STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS IN AGRICULTURE (SSA)                         WORK-BASED LEARNING
improvement, supplemental                                                                            Level: College Prep                                 Credit: 1   Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
and directed school laboratory.                                                                      Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Agricultural Structures &         Prerequisite: Completion of major
                                                                                                     Engineering (FASE)                                              Work-based learning provides students an early career
                                                                                                     Structural Systems in Agriculture (SSA) enables stu-            experience. Upon completion of the major, students
                                                                                                     dents to build on the knowledge and experiences gained          are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                                                                                     in FASE. Students design, plan, and construct small
      FUTURE CAREERS                                                                                 structures that directly relate to large-scale construc-
                                                                                                                                                                     earn high school credit while working. A work-based
                                                                                                                                                                     learning student leaves school early to go to work or
•   Carpenter                                                                                        tion projects. SSA includes hands-on experiences for
                                                                                                     students to expand their skills in advanced equipment
                                                                                                                                                                     internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                                                                                                                                                     to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
•   Welder                                                                                           and engineering applications, electrical wiring, and            coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
•   Builder                                                                                          plumbing.                                                       Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
•   Mechanic                                                                                                                                                         life experience on the job. The job or internship must
                                                                                                                                                                     directly relate to the major of study.

                                                                                                       Students will complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Project and are encouraged
                                                                                                       to join the FFA, an integral, co-curricular part of the Agriscience Program.

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Academy of Finance               School of Business, Management, & Hospitality
                                                                                                     Academy of Finance Major Requirements
                                                                                                     The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.
                                                                                                                                 GRADE 9                GRADE 10                  GRADE 11                   GRADE 12
     COURSE SEQUENCE
Fundamentals of Finance                                                                               Major                 Fundamentals of         Principles of             Financial Services
                                                                                                                             Finance                 Accounting
Principles of Accounting                                                                              Requirements:
                                                                                                      3 Credits
Financial Services
                                                                                                      Suggested             Introduction            Any additional            Spanish III              AP Spanish Language
 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                                                                                Electives:              to Hospitality         Hospitality &                                      & Culture
                                                                                                      3.5 Credit Minimum      & Tourism              Tourism Courses                                   Work-based Learning
                                                                                                                              Management

                                   SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                  ACADEMY OF FINANCE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
          www.bpa.org              The Academy of Finance (AOF) major engages students with
                                                                                                     FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCE                                        FINANCIAL SERVICES
                                   the world of financial services by focusing on banking and        Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1    Level: College Prep                             Credit: 1
                                   credit, financial planning, accounting, and insurance. Students   Prerequisite: None                                             Prerequisite: Principles of Accounting
 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATION           gain career knowledge through a series of Work-based learning     Fundamentals of Finance explores the foundation of             Financial Services provides students with the history
                                                                                                     financial literacy, the function of finance in society, and    of money and banking and the origins of banking in
                                   activities that are conducted in school and outside of the        the role of a financial planner. This course focuses on        the United States. Students will learn to research and
                                   classroom, and a summer internship.                               income and wealth, financial institutions, and the role of     discriminate between investment options through an
                                                                                                     finance in organizations. Students research the impact         in-depth study of the financial services industry and are
                                   COLLEGE CREDIT                                                    of technology on the financial services field, and ex-         also introduced to the insurance industry and the criti-
                                                                                                     amine the importance of sound financial planning. An           cal role of insurance in the financial services sector.
                                   Students who successfully complete the AOF major will receive
A commitment made by world-        articulated credits:
                                                                                                     integrated culminating project provides an opportunity
                                                                                                                                                                    ACADEMY OF FINANCE WORK-BASED LEARNING
                                                                                                     for students to demonstrate expertise on issues critical
class companies (AT&T, Cisco,      Delaware Technical Community College                              to financial independence.                                     Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
                                                                                                                                                                    Prerequisite: Completion of major
Lenovo, JPMorgan Chase &              BUS 101: Introduction to Business 		                           PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING                                       Work-based learning provides students an early career
Co., and others) to give special      SSC 130: Where’s My Money			                                   Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1    experience. Upon completion of the major, students
consideration to NAFTrack             SSC 131: Are You Credit Worthy?
                                                                                                     Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Finance
                                                                                                     Principles of Accounting provides students with an
                                                                                                                                                                    are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                                                                                                                                                    earn high school credit while working. A work-based
certified job applicants.             SSC 132: Planning for the Beach                                understanding of the critical accounting process and           learning student leaves school early to go to work or
                                                                                                     how it facilitates decision making by providing data           internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                   Delaware State                                                    and information to internal and external stakeholders.         to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
      FUTURE CAREERS                                                                                 Technology will be used for internal decision making,          coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
                                     FIN 102: Money Matters                                          planning, and control.                                         Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
•   Accountant                       ELCT990: Free/COB Elective		                                                                                                   life experience on the job. The job or internship must
•   Loan Officer                                                                                                                                                    directly relate to the major of study.
•   Payroll Specialist             The Dual Enrollment ACC 101: Accounting I course is available
                                   to students at Milford High School upon completion of the
•   Tax Preparer
                                   major through Delaware Tech.
•   Finance Analyst
•   Insurance Claims Specialist

                                                            www.naf.org

                                   The National Academy of Finance (NAF) partners with
                                   thirteen (13) colleges and universities across the country to
                                   award advanced credit for Academy of Finance (AOF) program
                                   completion. For more information please visit www.naf.org.        Milford High School Catalog                                                                                          21
Hospitality & Tourism Management                                School of Business, Management, & Hospitality
                                                                                                             Hospitality & Tourism Management Major Requirements
                                                                                                             The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.
                                                                                                                                          GRADE 9                 GRADE 10                GRADE 11                 GRADE 12
     COURSE SEQUENCE
Introduction to Hospitality &                                                                                 Major                  Introduction             Lodging                 Food & Beverage
                                                                                                                                       to Hospitality          Management              Management
   Tourism Management (IHTM)                                                                                  Requirements:
                                                                                                                                       & Tourism               (LM)                    (FBM)
                                                                                                              3 Credits
Lodging Management (LM)                                                                                                                Management
Food & Beverage Management                                                                                                             (IHTM)
   (FBM)                                                                                                      Suggested                                       Any additional          Spanish III             AP Spanish Language
                                                                                                              Electives:                                       Academy of                                      & Culture
 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                                                                                        3.5 Credit Minimum                               Finance course                                 Work-based Learning

                                        SUMMARY OF MAJOR
                                        The Hospitality & Tourism Management program of study                HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
                                        is a three (3) course Career and Technical Education (CTE)           INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY & TOURISM                           FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT (FBM)
           www.bpa.org                  program designed to prepare students for employment in               MANAGEMENT (IHTM)                                               Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1
                                        the hospitality industry. Students explore management and            Level: College Prep                                 Credit: 1   Prerequisite: Lodging Management
Business Professionals of America                                                                            Prerequisite: None                                              Food & Beverage Management (FBM) prepares students
(BPA) exists to enhance student         technical skills needed for success and practice industry-           Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Management                to apply the principles of cost controls to food and bev-
participation in professional, civic,   specific skills that can be used in all aspects of the hospitality   (IHTM) provides an overview of the hospitality and              erage in the hospitality setting. Students learn to design
service, and social endeavors.          and tourism industry. Students also acquire employability skills     tourism industries. Students learn the importance of            accurate menus and demonstrate critical-thinking and
BPA members participate in these        such as leadership, guest services, accountability, teamwork,        the hospitality and tourism industry on the economy             problem-solving skills while continuing to perfect their
                                                                                                             and are introduced to the guest cycle and how to ensure         management skills and improve efficiency and profit-
activities to accomplish the goals      and responsibility. The program prepares students for careers                                                                        ability. Global cultures and sustainability, as well as di-
                                                                                                             guest satisfaction. This course focuses on the scope and
of self-improvement, leadership         such as front office supervisor, front desk associate, director of   complexity of the hospitality industry and the impor-           verse management styles in the hospitality industry are
development, professionalism,           tourism, and general manager.                                        tance of problem-solving, decision-making, planning,            applied. Students have the opportunity to practice and
community service, career                                                                                    delegation, communication, and time-management                  refine employability skills such as leadership, account-
development, public relations,          COLLEGE CREDIT                                                       skills.                                                         ability, teamwork, and responsibility.
student cooperation, and safety and                                                                          LODGING MANAGEMENT (LM)                                         HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT WORK-
                                        Students who successfully complete the Hospitality & Tourism
health. BPA members compete in a                                                                             Level: College Prep                                 Credit: 1   BASED LEARNING
state-wide competition each year.       Management major will receive articulated credits:                   Prerequisite: Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism             Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
www.bpa.org                                                                                                  Management                                                      Prerequisite: Completion of major
                                        Delaware State University                                            Lodging Management (LM) enables students to examine             Work-based learning provides students an early career
                                          HTM 100: Introduction to Hospitality                               operating procedures and systems for managing various           experience. Upon completion of the major, students
 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATION                  HTM207: Food Safety and Sanitation                                 types of lodging facilities, including hotels, resorts, and
                                                                                                             inns. Students practice customer relations, cost controls,
                                                                                                                                                                             are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                                                                                                                                                             earn high school credit while working. A work-based
                                                                                                             marketing, purchasing, inventory, and communication             learning student leaves school early to go to work or
• Certified Guest Service               Delaware Technical Community College                                 skills through classroom-managed simulated opera-               internship and puts the skills learned from their major
  Professional                            HRI101: Introduction to Hospitality                                tions. Professional skills needed to effectively manage an      to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
• Certified Front Desk                    FSY110: Food Safety and Sanitation                                 organization and engage in customer service are inte-           coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
                                                                                                             grated throughout this course.                                  Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
  Representative                          CUL119: Food Safety and Sanitation                                                                                                 life experience on the job. The job or internship must
• Certified Guestroom Attendant                                                                                                                                              directly relate to the major of study.
  (CGA)
• Certified Hospitality and Tourism
  Management Professional                                     FUTURE CAREERS
• ServSafe Manager Certification
• American Heart Association CPR/        •   Front Desk Associate/Supervisor
  First Aid Certification                •   Event Planner
                                         •   Housekeeping Supervisor
                                         •   Travel Agent
                                         •   Lodging Manager
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Marketing (Ending 2020–2021 School Year)             School of Business, Management, & Hospitality
                                                                                                   Marketing Major Requirements
                                                                                                   The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.

     COURSE SEQUENCE                                                                                                            GRADE 9             GRADE 10                GRADE 11                 GRADE 12

Marketing III                                                                                       Major                                                               Marketing III
                                                                                                    Requirements:
                                                                                                    3 Credits
 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
                                                                                                    Suggested                                   Any additional          Spanish III             AP Spanish Language
                                                                                                    Electives:                                   Business &             AP Psychology            & Culture
                                                                                                    3.5 Credit Minimum                           Finance Courses                                SOC 111: Sociology
                                                                                                                                                                                                Work-based Learning

DECA is a national student         SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                MARKETING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
organization that aims to          Students will apply knowledge and skills learned to develop     MARKETING III                                               MARKETING WORK-BASED LEARNING
prepare emerging leaders and       business and marketing plans, research and analyze companies,   Level: College Prep
                                                                                                   Prerequisite: Marketing II
                                                                                                                                                   Credit: 1   Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
                                                                                                                                                               Prerequisite: Completion of major
entrepreneurs for careers in       prepare trend and product analysis, set a marketing budget,     This course is the exit course for the Marketing major.     Work-based learning provides students an early career
marketing, finance, hospitality,   evaluate the 4 Ps of companies, and use the SWOT analysis.      It builds on the prior knowledge learned in the BFM         experience. Upon completion of the major, students
                                   Career planning and development will also be covered in this    and Marketing II course. Students will apply knowl-         are able to secure a job or internship experience and
and management in high                                                                             edge and skills learned in the prerequisite courses by      earn high school credit while working. A work-based
                                   major. Simulations incorporating knowledge acquired will be
schools. Each year students        used relative to business marketing management, including
                                                                                                   developing business and marketing plans, researching        learning student leaves school early to go to work or
                                                                                                   and analyzing companies, preparing trend and product
participate in state-wide          distribution placement and product management.                  analysis, setting a marketing budget, evaluating the four
                                                                                                                                                               internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                                                                                                                                               to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
conference and competitions                                                                        Ps of companies, and using the SWOT analysis. Career        coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
in topics such as business         COLLEGE CREDIT                                                  planning and development will also be covered in this       Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
                                                                                                   course. Simulations incorporating knowledge acquired        life experience on the job. The job or internship must
plan, accounting applications,     Students who complete the Marketing major receive the           will be used relative to business marketing management,     directly relate to the major of study.
advertising campaign, and          following articulated credits:                                  including distribution placement and product manage-
                                                                                                   ment.
creative marketing project.        Goldey-Beacom College
          www.deca.org               GELMMT: General Education Elective
Students compete in state and
national competitions on an        Delaware State University
annual basis.                        MGMT 100: Intro to Business
                                   Wilmington University
      FUTURE CAREERS                BMK 305: Marketing
•   Marketing Specialist
•   Marketing Researcher
•   Small Business Owner
•   Sales Associate
•   Sales Manager
•   Entrepreneur

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College Scholars                School of Education & Career Studies
                                                                                                              College Scholars Major Requirements
                                                                                                              The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.

     COURSE SELECTION                                                                                                                      GRADE 9              GRADE 10              GRADE 11                 GRADE 12

A combination of three AP                                                                                      English: 4 Credits    English 9 or higher    English 10 or higher   English 11 or higher   English 12 or higher
or Dual Enrollment courses
above the requirements for                                                                                     Mathematics:          Algebra I or higher    Geometry or higher     Algebra II or higher   Choose one:
                                                                                                               4 Credits                                                                                  • AP Calculus AB
graduation.                                                                                                                                                                                               • AP Statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • MAT 153: College Math
                                                                                                                                                                                                            & Statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pre-Calculus

                                                                                                               Science:              Physical Science or    Biology or higher      Choose one:            Choose one:
                                                                                                               3 or 4 Credits         higher                                       • AP Biology           • AP Biology
   https://apstudent.collegeboard.org                                                                                                                                              • Chemistry            • Chemistry
                                                                                                                                                                                   • Earth Science        • Earth Science
                                                                                                                                                                                   • AP Environmental     • AP Environmental
  STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                                                                                                                                                              Science                Science
                                                                                                                                                                                   • Physics              • Physics
                                                                                                                                                                                   • AP Physics           • AP Physics
                                        SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                                                                                                                  • AP Human Geography
                                        College Scholar majors are encouraged to take the AP or Dual           Social Studies:       Human Geography        U.S. Government & U.S. History or             • Psychology
                                        Enrollment level of courses in each of the discipline areas.           3 or 4 Credits         or                     Economics or      AP U.S. History            • AP Psychology
                                                                                                                                     AP Human               AP U.S. Government                            • AP U.S. Government &
                                        Students will have the opportunity to take college credit bearing                                                                                                   Politics
                                                                                                                                      Geography              & Politics
The National Honor Society (NHS)        courses all four years of their high school career. When applying                                                                                                 • AP U.S. History
                                        to top universities, strength of schedule is a key component of                                                                                                   • World History
is the nation’s premier organization
                                        admissions. These students will have some of the strongest                                                                                                        • ENG101: Critical-
established to recognize outstanding                                                                                                                                                                        thinking & Writing
high school students. It is estimated   available at any high school in the country. AP courses often                                                                                                     • ENG:102: Composition
that more than one million students     have more rigorous levels of work than traditional high school                                                                                                      & Research
participate in NHS activities.          courses and require a significant time commitment. Dual                                                                                                           • CHM 111: Intro to
                                        Enrollment courses are college courses offered at Milford High                                                                                                      Chemistry
                                        School free of charge that enroll the student in the college                                                                                                      • BIO 110: Essentials of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Anatomy & Physiology
                                        granting the credit. Milford High School has partnerships                                                                                                         • BIO 120: Anatomy &
                                        with Delaware Technical Community College, Wilmington                                                                                                               Physiology
                                        University, and Delaware State University.                                                                                                                        • SOC 111: Sociology
                                                                                                                                                                                                          • CRJ 101: Survey of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Criminal Justice

                                                                                                               Health: 1 Credit                Health/Driver’s Education
AP SCHOLAR AWARDS
The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary                           Physical                                      Physical Education
college-level achievement on AP Exams. The following academic distinctions are awarded:                        Education: 1 Credit
 • AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams                 Spanish: 2 Credits Spanish I or higher       Spanish II or higher
 • AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP
   Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams                                       Major                                        Additional Dual Enrollment/AP Course
 • AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP     Requirements:
                                                                                                               3 Credits
   Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams
 • State AP Scholar: Granted to the one male and one female student in each U.S. state and the District of     Suggested                                                           Spanish III            AP Spanish Language
   Columbia with scores of 3 or higher on the greatest number of AP Exams, and then the highest average        Electives:                                                          AP Psychology           & Culture
   score (at least 3.5) on all AP Exams taken                                                                  3.5 Credit Minimum                                                                         SOC 111: Sociology
 • National AP Scholar: Granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4
   on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams                           Milford High School Catalog                                                                                        27
Jobs for Delaware Graduates                        School of Education & Career Studies
                                                                                                            Jobs for Delaware Graduates Major Requirements
                                                                                                            The following is a suggested sequence of courses required to successfully complete this major.

     COURSE SEQUENCE                                                                                                                    GRADE 9               GRADE 10                 GRADE 11                 GRADE 12

JDG 9                                                                                                        Major                 (Take 3 of 4):
                                                                                                                                   JDG 9                  JDG 10                   JDG 11                  JDG 12
JDG 10                                                                                                       Requirements:
                                                                                                             3 Credits
JDG 11
JDG 12                                                                                                       Suggested             Students in this major may consider a secondary major to enhance        Work-based Learning
                                                                                                             Electives:             their skills and knowledge.
                                                                                                             3.5 Credit Minimum

                                                                                                            JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
      www.jobsdegrad.org                                                                                    JDG 9                                                        JDG 12
                                                                                                            Level: College Prep                              Credit: 1   Level: College Prep                               Credit: 1
                                        SUMMARY OF MAJOR                                                    Prerequisite: None                                           Prerequisite: JDG 11
  STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS                 The Jobs for Delaware Graduates (JDG) major is designed to          The 9th grade JDG course includes study skills, personal     The 12th grade JDG course includes: time-management,
                                                                                                            grooming, goal planning, decision making, choosing a         letter of application, choosing career attire, employ-
The Delaware Career Association         help students reach academic and career goals. The curriculum       career path, maintaining a positive attitude, coping with    ment interview, job survival, performance evaluations,
(DCA) of Jobs for Delaware              includes sixteen (16) school-to-work transition competencies        change, values clarification, image assessment, writing      business etiquette, employee rights, pay and benefits,
Graduates is a student organization     per year. JDG is committed to preparing the students of Milford     an autobiography, group dynamics, conflict resolution,       financial planning, career travel, writing a letter of res-
                                                                                                            and life skills math.                                        ignation, and career portfolio. Each senior will develop
that was established to provide         High School for real-world job experience. Each competency                                                                       a career portfolio that includes a resume, references, a
JDG students with opportunities         delivers an impactful job skill or soft skill that students will    JDG 10                                                       sample job application, and recommendations.
to associate with other JDG                                                                                 Level: College Prep                              Credit: 1
                                        need to be successful in employment. The experiential learning      Prerequisite: JDG 9                                          JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES WORK-BASED
members in their schools and in         will prepare students for a business, teaching, or marketing        The 10th grade JDG course includes problem-solving,          LEARNING
their communities throughout            major in college. This is an excellent major for students who       teamwork, goal setting, money management, workplace          Credit: 1 or more determined by work hours
the state and at the national           want to go directly into the workforce after graduation. The        math, courtesy and respect, customer service, workplace      Prerequisite: Completion of major
                                                                                                            diversity, career interests, entrepreneurship, leadership,   Work-based learning provides students an early career
level. As a member of this unique       JDG Specialist is available to assist students in finding jobs in   understanding insurances, and writing job applications.      experience. Upon completion of the major, students
organization, students develop          the career of their choice during the school year, in the summer,
leadership, social, civic, and career                                                                       JDG 11                                                       are able to secure a job or internship experience and
                                                                                                                                                                         earn high school credit while working. A work-based
                                        and for twelve months following graduation.                         Level: College Prep                              Credit: 1
skills and potential.                                                                                       Prerequisite: JDG 10                                         learning student leaves school early to go to work or
                                                                                                                                                                         internship and puts the skills learned from their major
                                        2004 GRADUATE OF JOBS FOR DELAWARE                                  The 11th grade JDG course includes career vocabulary,
                                                                                                            resume writing, sources of jobs, telephone skills, lis-      to use. Students are supported by a work-based learning
                                        Latoria J. Ellis is a 2004 Milford High School                      tening skills, stress management, personal budgeting,        coordinator and must complete specific assignments.
                                        graduate and Jobs for Delaware Graduates                                                                                         Students earn a grade and credits while gaining real-
        CAREER SKILLS                                                                                       occupational preferences, career manual, verbal pre-
                                                                                                                                                                         life experience on the job. The job or internship must
                                        (JDG) major. While in high school she was                           sentations, critical-thinking, constructive criticism, and
                                                                                                                                                                         directly relate to the major of study.
 • Organization and Time-               elected state-wide Vice President of the                            professional ethics.
   management                           Delaware Career Association. She attributes
 • Career Attire                        JDG with helping her become a better public
 • Cover Letter, Resumes, and           speaker, improve her communication skills,
   References                           and have more confidence. Ms. Ellis has
 • Employment Interviews                since earned several post secondary degrees
 • Business Etiquette                   and owns her own business. She said, "I am truly thankful for
 • Employee Rights                      everything JDG has done for me."
 • Financial Planning

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