Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 – 2019

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019
  • 2 Career and Technical Education Career and Technology Education courses are designed to provide students with the skills needed to enter today’s workforce. We provide students with rigorous and relevant instruction to help them succeed in our high-demand, high-skilled working environment of the 21st century. Students apply academic skills along with their technical skills in the CTE classroom. Career and Technology Education can provide students with a chance to explore various career options and provide them with enhanced earning potential while continuing their education. Many Hays CISD courses are articulated with Austin Community College which means students can earn college credit while in high school at no cost to them. Our challenge is to stay relevant and current in our ever changing society. CTE Goals
  • Make teaching and learning relevant, hands-on and exciting for students. CTE courses integrate academics in rigorous, relevant and exciting ways.
  • Base CTE curriculum on current industry standards.
  • Provide opportunities for students to earn state and national industry standard certifications and licensure.
  • Each program area will provide students with the opportunity to earn college credits through local or state agreements.
  • Provide students with skills to gain entry-level employment in a high-skill, high-wage job and/or to continue their education. Hays CISD Career and Technology Education Non-Discrimination Statement 1. Hays CISD offers career and technology education programs in architecture, agriculture, business, human resources, auto technology, electronics, culinary arts, health science, STEM, and marketing education. Admission to these programs is based on interest and aptitude, age appropriateness, and class space availability. 2. It is the policy of Hays CISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in its vocational programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

3. It is the policy of Hays CISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in its employment practices as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. 4. Hays CISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs. 5. For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Elaine Howard, 21003 IH 35, Kyle, TX 78640, (512) 268-2141 and/or the Section 504 Coordinator, John Fuerst, 21003 IH 35, Kyle, TX 78640, (512) 268-2141.

  • CTE Class for Fine Arts Credit
  • Floral Design CTE Classes for Science Credit
  • Advanced Animal Science
  • Advanced Plant and Soil Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Engineering Science
  • Food Science
  • Forensic Science
  • Principles of Technology CTE Classes for Math Credit
  • Accounting II
  • Digital Electronics CTE Class for Speech Credit
  • Professional Communications
Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

3 Table of Contents Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Cluster - 4 Architecture and Construction Cluster - 9 Arts, AV Technology and Communications Cluster - 14 Business Management and Administration Cluster - 20 Education and Training Cluster - 22 Finance Cluster - 24 Health Science Cluster - 26 Biomedical Science Cluster - 30 Hospitality and Tourism Cluster - 32 Human Services Cluster - 34 Information Technology Cluster - 38 Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Cluster - 44 Manufacturing Cluster - 48 Marketing Cluster - 51 STEM & Pre-Engineering Cluster - 54 Transportation, Distribution, Logistics Cluster - 58

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

4 Business & Industry Endorsement Pathways Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Course Name Credits Grade Levels Prerequisites Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 1 9-12 None Equine Science .5 10-12 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Livestock Production 1 10-12 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Small Animal Management .5 10-12 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Veterinary Medical Applications 1 11-12 Equine Science or Small Animal Management or Livestock Production Advanced Animal Science 1 11-12 *Biology and Chemistry or IPC; *Algebra I and Geometry *Small Animal Management or Livestock Production or Equine Science -Counts as a Science Credit Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management 1 10-12 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Floral Design 1 9-12 None -Counts as a Fine Arts Credit Landscape Design and Management .5 10-12 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Turf Grass Management .5 10-12 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Advanced Plant and Soil Science 1 11-12 Biology and Chemistry -Counts as a Science Credit Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 2 11-12 one credit from the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources 3 11-12 one credit from the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

5 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Course Number: CA00.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13000200 Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations. Equine Science Course Number: CA03.1S Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Credit: .5 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13000500 In Equine Science, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to equine animal systems and the equine industry.

Equine Science may address topics related to horses, donkeys, and mules. To prepare for careers in the field of animal science, students must enhance academic knowledge and skills, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings.

Livestock Production Course Number: CA01.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13000300 In Livestock Production, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to livestock and the livestock production industry. Livestock Production may address topics related to beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and poultry. To prepare for careers in the field of animal science, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. Small Animal Management Course Number: CA02.1S Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Credit: .5 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13000400 In Small Animal Management, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to small animals and the small animal management industry. Small Animal Management may address topics related to small mammals such as dogs and cats, amphibians, reptiles, and birds. To prepare for careers in the field of animal science, students must enhance academic knowledge and skills, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills in a variety of settings.

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

6 Veterinary Medical Applications Course Number: CA04.1Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Equine Science or Small Animal Management, or Livestock Production Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13000600 Veterinary Medical Applications covers topics relating to veterinary practices, including practices for large and small animal species. To prepare for careers in the field of animal science, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to animal systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings.

Advanced Animal Science Course Number: CA05.1Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Biology and Chemistry or IPC; Algebra I and Geometry; and either Small Animal Management, Equine Science, or Livestock Production Credit: 1 science credit Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13000700 Advanced Animal Science examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific and technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences. To prepare for careers in the field of animal science, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. This course will include at least 40% laboratory investigation and fieldwork using appropriate scientific inquiry. This course is also listed in the Science section of this course guide. This course will count as a science credit.

Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management Course Number: CA06.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13001500 Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aquacrops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices. To prepare for careers in natural resource systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to natural resources, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings.

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

7 Floral Design Course Number: CA07.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 fine arts credit Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13001800 Floral Design is designed to develop students' ability to identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques related to floral design as well as develop an understanding of the management of floral enterprises. Through the analysis of artistic floral styles and historical periods, students will develop respect for the traditions and contributions of diverse cultures. Students will respond to and analyze floral designs, thus contributing to the development of lifelong skills of making informed judgments and evaluations.

To prepare for careers in floral design, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to horticultural systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. This course can count for Fine Arts credit. Landscape Design Course Number: CA08.1S Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Credit: .5 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13001900 Landscape Design and Management is designed to develop an understanding of landscape design and management techniques and practices.

To prepare for careers in horticultural systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to horticultural systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings.

Turfgrass Management Course Number: CA09.1S Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Credit: .5 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13001950 Turf Grass Management is designed to develop an understanding of turf grass management techniques and practices. To prepare for careers in horticultural systems, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to horticultural systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings.

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

8 Advanced Plant and Soil Science Course Number: CA10.1Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Biology and Chemistry Credit: 1 science credit Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13002100 Advanced Plant and Soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students should know how plant and soil science has influenced a vast body of knowledge, that there are still applications to be discovered, and that plant and soil science is the basis for many other fields of science. To prepare for careers in plant and soil science, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to plant and soil science and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations.

To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. This course will include at least 40% laboratory investigation and fieldwork using appropriate scientific inquiry. This course is also listed in the Science section of this course guide. This course will count as a science credit.

Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Course Number: CA11.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: one credit from the courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13002500 Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster.

Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Course Number: CA12.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: one credit from the courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13002505 Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills.

This course must be taken concurrently with Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources and may not be taken as a stand-alone course. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

9 Architecture & Construction Course Name Credits Grade Levels Prerequisites Principles of Architecture 1 9-12 None Principles of Construction 1 9-12 None Architectural Design I 1 10-12 Required Prerequisites: *Algebra I and English I *Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction Recommended Prerequisites: *Geometry Architectural Design II 2 11-12 Required Prerequisites: *Architectural Design I and Geometry Recommended Prerequisites: *Principles of Architecture or *Principles of Construction Practicum in Architectural Design 2 11-12 Architectural Design II Extended Practicum in Architectural Design 3 11-12 Architectural Design II Construction Technology I 2 10-12 Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction Construction Technology II 2 11-12 Construction Technology I Practicum in Construction Technology 2 11-12 Construction Technology II Extended Practicum in Construction Technology 3 11-12 Construction Technology II Interior Design I 1 10-12 Required Prerequisites: *Algebra I and English I Recommended Prerequisites: *Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction Interior Design II 2 11-12 Interior Design I, and English II, and Geometry Practicum in Interior Design 2 11-12 Interior Design II Extended Practicum in Interior Design 3 11-12 Interior Design II Business & Industry Endorsement Pathways

Hays CISD Career and Technical Education Course Guide 2018 2019

10 Principles of Architecture Course Number: CB00.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004210 Principles of Architecture provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, and construction management. Achieving proficiency in decision making and problem solving is an essential skill for career planning and lifelong learning. Students use self-knowledge, education, and career information to set and achieve realistic career and educational goals. Job-specific training can be provided through training modules that identify career goals in trade and industry areas.

Classroom studies include topics such as safety, work ethics, communication, information technology applications, systems, health, environment, leadership, teamwork, ethical and legal responsibility, employability, and career development and include skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and reading technical drawings.

Principles of Construction Course Number: CB01.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004220 Principles of Construction is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course also provides communication and occupation skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment.

Architectural Design I Course Number: CB08.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Algebra I and English I; Recommended Prerequisites: Geometry, Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction. Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004700 In Architectural Design I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design I includes the knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes

11 Architectural Design II Course Number: CB09.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Architectural Design I and Geometry Recommended Prerequisites: Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004700 In Architectural Design II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter a career in architecture or construction or prepare a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, interior design, or landscape architecture. Architectural Design II includes the advanced knowledge of the design, design history, techniques, and tools related to the production of drawings, renderings, and scaled models for nonresidential or residential architectural purposes.

Practicum in Architectural Design Course Number: CB10.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Architectural Design II Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004800 Practicum in Architectural Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and architectural design study. Extended Practicum in Architectural Design Course Number: CB11.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Architectural Design II Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004805 Extended Practicum in Architectural Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide technical instruction in architectural design.

Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and architectural design study. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Architecture and Construction Career Cluster. Construction Technology I Course Number: CB14.2Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Construction or Principles of Architecture Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13005100 In Construction Technology I, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters or building maintenance supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering.

Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, and framing. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended.

12 Construction Technology II Course Number: CB15.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Construction Technology I Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13005250 In Construction Technology II, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters, building maintenance technicians, or supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will build on the knowledge base from Construction Technology I and are introduced to exterior and interior finish out skills. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended.

Practicum in Construction Technology Course Number: CB16.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Construction Technology II Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13005250 In Practicum in Construction Technology, students will be challenged with the application of gained knowledge and skills from Construction Technology I and II. In many cases students will be allowed to work at a job (paid or unpaid) outside of school or be involved in local projects the school has approved for this class. Extended Practicum in Construction Technology Course Number: CB17.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Construction Technology II Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13005255 In Extended Practicum in Construction Technology, students will be challenged with the application of gained knowledge and skills from Construction Technology I and II.

The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Architecture and Construction Career Cluster. In many cases students will be allowed to work at a job (paid or unpaid) outside of school or be involved in local projects the school has approved for this class. Interior Design I Course Number: CB02.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Algebra I and English I Recommended Prerequisites: Principles of Architecture or Principles of Construction Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004300 Interior Design I is a technical course that addresses psychological, physiological, and sociological needs of individuals by enhancing the environments in which they live and work.

Students will use knowledge and skills related to interior and exterior environments, construction, and furnishings to make wise consumer decisions, increase productivity, promote sustainability, and compete in industry.

13 Interior Design II Course Number: CB03.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: English II, Geometry, and Interior Design I Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004400 Interior Design II is a technical laboratory course that includes the application of the employability characteristics, principles, processes, technologies, communication, tools, equipment, and materials related to interior design to meet industry standards. Practicum in Interior Design Course Number: CB04.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Interior Design II Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004500 Practicum in Interior Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide job-specific skills through laboratory training, job shadowing, or work situations in areas compatible with identified career goals in interior design.

In addition, students will be expected to develop knowledge and skills related to housing, furnishings, and equipment construction or equipment management and services.

Extended Practicum in Interior Design Course Number: CB05.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Interior Design II Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13004505 Extended Practicum in Interior Design is an occupationally specific course designed to provide job-specific skills through laboratory training, job shadowing, or work situations in areas compatible with identified career goals in interior design. In addition, students will be expected to develop knowledge and skills related to housing, furnishings, and equipment construction or equipment management and services. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Architecture and Construction Career Cluster.

14 Arts, A/V Technology and Communication Cluster Course Name Credits Grade Levels Prerequisites Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications 1 9-12 None Professional Communications .5 9-12 None Video Game Design 1 9-12 Recommended Prerequisite: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Audio/Video Production I 1 10-12 Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Audio/Video Production II with Lab 2 11-12 Audio/Video Production I Practicum in Audio/Video Production 2 11-12 Audio/Video Production II Extended Practicum in Audio/Video Production 3 11-12 Audio/Video Production II Commercial Photography I 1 10-12 Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Commercial Photography II with Lab 2 11-12 Commercial Photography I Practicum in Commercial Photography 2 11-12 Commercial Photography II Extended Practicum in Commercial Photography 3 11-12 Commercial Photography II Graphic Design and Illustration I 1 10-12 Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Graphic Design and Illustration II with Lab 2 11-12 Graphic Design and Illustration I Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration 2 11-12 Graphic Design and Illustration II Extended Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration 3 11-12 Graphic Design and Illustration II

15 Business & Industry Endorsement Pathways Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Course Number: CC00.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Recommended Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13008200 This course focuses on the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster require a creative aptitude, a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong academic foundation, and a proficiency in oral and written communication.

Within this context, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the various and multifaceted career opportunities in this cluster and the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements for those opportunities.

16 Professional Communications Course Number: CC25.1S Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: .5 Professional Communications Credit Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009900 Professional Communications blends written, oral, and graphic communication in a career-based environment. Careers in the global economy require individuals to be creative and have a strong background in computer and technology applications, a strong and solid academic foundation, and a proficiency in professional oral and written communication. Within this context, students will be expected to develop and expand the ability to write, read, edit, speak, listen, apply software applications, manipulate computer graphics, and conduct Internet research.

This course counts for graduation credit in Professional Communications.

Video Game Design Course Number: CC26.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Art, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009970 Video Game Design will allow students to explore one of the largest industries in the global marketplace and the new emerging careers it provides in the field of technology. Students will learn gaming, computerized gaming, evolution of gaming, artistic aspects of perspective, design, animation, technical concepts of collision theory, and programming logic. Students will participate in a simulation of a real video game design team while developing technical proficiency in constructing an original game design.

Audio/Video Production I Course Number: CC01.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications. Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13008500 Careers in audio and video technology and film production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Within this context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production audio and video products.

Students in Audio/Video Production have the opportunity to earn their Adobe Premiere Pro Certification.

Audio/Video Production II with Lab Course Number: CC04.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Audio/Video Production I Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13008610 This course focuses on the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in audio and video technology and film production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on preproduction, production, and post-production products.

Through diverse forms of storytelling and production, students will exercise and develop creativity, intellectual curiosity, and critical-thinking, problem-solving, and collaborative skills. This course may be implemented in an audio format or a format with both audio and video. Requiring a lab corequisite for the course affords necessary time devoted specifically to the production and post-production process.

17 Practicum in Audio/Video Production Course Number: CC05.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Audio/Video Production II Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#:13008700 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in audio/video production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production II and its corequisite Audio/Video Production II Lab, in addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an increasing understanding of the industry with a focus on applying pre-production, production, and post-production audio and video products in a professional environment.

This course may be implemented in an advanced audio/video or audio format. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Extended Practicum in Audio/Video Production Course Number: CC06.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Audio/Video Production II Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13008705 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster.

Careers in audio/video production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production II and Audio/Video Production II Lab, in addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an increasing understanding of the industry with a focus on applying pre-production, production, and postproduction audio and video products in a professional environment. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio/video or audio format.

Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Commercial Photography I Course Number: CC17.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009100 Careers in commercial photography require skills that span all aspects of the industry from setting up a shot to delivering products in a competitive market. In addition to developing knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on creating quality photographs.

Students in Commercial Photography have the opportunity to earn their Adobe Photoshop Certification.

18 Commercial Photography II with Lab Course Number: CC20.24 Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Commercial Photography I Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009210 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in commercial photography span all aspects of the industry from setting up a shot to delivering products in a competitive market. In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on producing, promoting, and presenting professional quality photographs.

Practicum in Commercial Photography Course Number: CC21.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Commercial Photography I Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009250 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in commercial photography span all aspects of the industry from setting up a shot to delivering products in a competitive market. In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on producing, promoting, and presenting professional quality photographs.

Extended Practicum in Commercial Photography Course Number: CC22.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Commercial Photography I Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009255 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster focuses on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster.

Careers in commercial photography span all aspects of the industry from setting up a shot to delivering products in a competitive market. In addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced technical understanding of the commercial photography industry with a focus on producing, promoting, and presenting professional quality photographs.

19 Graphic Design and Illustration I Course Number: CC09.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13008800 Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industries. Within this context, in addition to developing knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on fundamental elements and principles of visual art and design.

Graphic Design and Illustration II with Lab Course Number: CC12.24 Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Graphic Design and Illustration I Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13008910 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster is focused on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industries. Within this context, in addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills.

Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration Course Number: CC13.2Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Graphic Design and Illustration II Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009000 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster is focused on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industry. Within this context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency.

Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

Extended Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration Course Number: CC14.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Graphic Design and Illustration II Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13009005 The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster is focused on careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster.

Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communications industry. Within this context, in addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.

20 Business Management & Administration Course Name Credits Grade Levels Prerequisites Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance 1 9-12 None Business Information Management I 1 10-12 Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance Business Information Management II 1 11-12 Business Information Management I Practicum in Business Management 2 11-12 Business Information Management II Extended Practicum in Business Management 3 11-12 Business Information Management II Business & Industry Endorsement Pathway Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance Course Number: CD00.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13011200 In Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing.

Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings in business, marketing, and finance.

Business Information Management I Course Number: CD01.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13011400 In Business Information Management I, students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software.

Students will have the opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications.

21 Business Information Management II Course Number: CD03.1Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Business Information Management I Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13011500 In Business Information Management II, students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software.

Students will have the opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications.

Practicum in Business Management Course Number: CD05.2y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Business Information Management II Credit: 2 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13012200 Practicum in Business Management is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education.

Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies. Students develop a foundation in the economic, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students incorporate a broad base of knowledge that includes the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of business to make appropriate business decisions.

Extended Practicum in Business Management Course Number: CD06.3Y Grade Placement: 11-12 Prerequisite: Business Information Management II Credit: 3 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13012205 Extended Practicum in Business Management is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education.

Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies. Students develop a foundation in the economic, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students incorporate a broad base of knowledge that includes the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of business to make appropriate business decisions.

22 Education & Training Course Name Credits Grade Levels Prerequisites Principles of Education and Training 1 9-12 None Child Development 1 10-12 Principles of Education and Training Instructional Practices 2 11-12 Principles of Education and Training Practicum in Education and Training 2 11-12 Instructional Practices Extended Practicum in Education and Training 3 11-12 Instructional Practices Public Service Endorsement Pathway Principles of Education and Training Course Number: CE00.1Y Grade Placement: 9-12 Prerequisite: None Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13014200 Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster.

Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student's interest area.

Child Development Course Number: CJ02.1Y Grade Placement: 10-12 Prerequisite: Principles of Education and Training Credit: 1 Location: HHS, LHS PEIMS#: 13024700 Child Development is a technical laboratory course that addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

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