PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 1 Credit Category: Career and Tech Ed. Allied Health, Sports Med/Athletic Training 1, 2 This course introduces students to the field of sports medicine as well as the different professionals working in the sports medicine field. Students will learn about athletic injuries as well as pertinent anatomy of the human body. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Community college credit may be available for this course. Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 8411 Sports Med/Athletic Tr 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 8412 Sports Med/Athletic Tr 2 Career and Technical Education Allied Health, Sports Medicine Lab 1, 2 This course is a continuation of the Sport Medicine program providing a more in-depth exposure to students to the field of sports medicine.

Experience working in the athletic training room is a requirement as well as completion of the standards for this program. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Community college credit may be available for this course.

Grades 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Sports Med/Athletic Tr 1, 2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9378 Sports Medicine Lab 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9379 Sports Medicine Lab 2 Career and Technical Education Bioscience, BioTechnology 1,2 Students will use multiple modern molecular lab techniques such as micropipetting, DNA extraction, DNA amplification and visualization of DNA on electrophoresis gels to investigate authentic research questions. Students will learn how to prepare DNA for sequencing and how to interpret DNA sequences; learn how to grow and work with bacteria and other micro-organisms using sterile technique, how to clone genes and to introduce genes into bacteria.

Classes may collaborate with a research lab to do authentic research-based projects. Students will acquire skills needed to pursue higher education or to enter industry workforce in careers related to Biotechnology. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course.

Grades 10, 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Biology 1, 2 or 1 year Lab Science Credit -- See Science - Biotechnology 1, 2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9691 Biotechnology 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9692 Biotechnology 2 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 2 Bioscience, BioTechnology 3, 4 Students collaborate with a research lab to do authentic research-based projects. Students will further develop skills that integrate many different laboratory research techniques needed to pursue higher education or to enter industry workforce in careers related to Biotechnology.

College credit may be available for this course. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Grades 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Biotechnology 1,2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9693 Biotechnology 3 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9694 Biotechnology 4 Career and Technical Education BMAS, Publications for Business 1, 2 Students begin to learn the skills (standards) necessary to design and produce documents/data used in a business environment as well as the attitudes and employment skills necessary in successful business operations. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 2309 Publications for Business 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 2310 Publications for Business 2 Career and Technical Education BMAS, Publications for Business 3, 4 Students continue to learn the skills (standards) necessary to design and produce documents/data used in a business environment as well as the attitudes and employment skills necessary in successful business operations.

This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Grades 10, 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Publications for Business 1, 2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 2311 Publications for Business 3 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 2312 Publications for Business 4 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 3 BMAS, Publications for Business 5, 6 Students complete and apply the skills (standards) necessary to design and produce advanced documents/data used in a business environment as well as the attitudes and employment skills necessary in successful business operations. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Grades 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Publications for Business 3,4 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 2313 Publications for Business 5 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 2314 Publications for Business 6 Career and Technical Education BMAS, Publications for Business 7, 8 Students complete and enhance the skills (standards) necessary to design and produce advanced documents/data used in a business environment as well as the attitudes and employment skills necessary in successful business operations.

This is a Pima JTED enhanced course.

Grade 12 Pre-Requisites Publications for Business 5,6 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 2317 Publications for Business 7 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 2318 Publications for Business 8 Career and Technical Education Communications Media Technology 1, 2 Communications Media Technologies (CMT) is a three-year program, which includes Animation, Graphic/Web Design, Digital Photography, Journalism, Digital Printing, Film & TV, and Music & Audio Production. CMT program offerings vary by school. Students will experience pre-production, production, post-production, delivery/distribution, and quality assurance.

Students will use industry- current software to create classroom projects, school projects, community projects and business & industry projects to develop a portfolio that will be ready to present to a potential employer or they may use it to enter into a program offered at a post-secondary institution. Students will have the opportunity to participate in their Career and Technical Student Organization, SkillsUSA. Students will take the Arizona CTE Assessment at the end of their third year of the CMT program. Part of the assessment will require students to present their portfolio. Part of the assessment will require students to present a portfolio to business and industry professionals, based on a grading rubric.

Those who wish to pursue an internship may do so in their senior year after having completed three years of the CMT course work.

Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9734 Communications Media Tech 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9735 Communications Media Tech 2 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 4 CMT, Level 2 Film and TV 1, 2 The CMT, Level 2 Film and TV 1. 2 course introduces the Communication Media Technologies with an emphasis on Film & TV. It includes analyzing the media industry, its business practices, and its role in the economy. Intellectual property laws and rights as well and communication skills including verbal, non-verbal as well as written compunction will be emphasized.

Students will learn to utilize computer applications, capture and manipulate digital images, and film editing software as well as digital video and camera operation. Pre-production and planning of the film product from concept to final production will be introduced. Students will analyze, evaluate and write for broadcast in television and film.

Grades 10, 11 & 12 Pre-Requisites Communications Media Tech 1, 2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9774 CMT, Level 2 Film and TV 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9775 CMT, Level 2 Film and TV 2 Career and Technical Education CMT, Level 3 Film and TV 1, 2 The CMT, Level 3 Film and TV 2 course continues to build on CMT/Film & TV Level 2. Students will continue to build on communication skills including verbal, non-verbal as well as written communication skills in developing multimedia productions including short film, documentary, commercials, and public service announcements.

Students will learn film editing, audio recording methods, cinematography and directing/producing techniques to create the visual story through effective cinematography techniques. Students will develop film projects for pre to post-production.

Grades 11 & 12 Pre-Requisites CMT, Level 2 Film and TV 1,2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9776 CMT, Level 3 Film and TV 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9777 CMT, Level 3 Film and TV 2 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 5 CMT, Level 4 Film and TV 1, 2 The CMT, Level 4 Film and TV 1 course continues to build on CMT, Level 3 Film & TV. Students will continue to build on communication skills including verbal, non-verbal as well as written communication skills in developing multimedia productions including short film, documentary, commercials, and public service announcements.

Emphasis for this course will be on directing and producing techniques and exporting products for distribution. Students will continue to refine film editing, audio recording methods, cinematography and directing/producing techniques to create the visual story through effective cinematography techniques. Grade 12 Pre-Requisites CMT, Level 3 Film and TV 1, 2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9778 CMT, Level 4 Film and TV 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9779 CMT, Level 4 Film and TV 2 Career and Technical Education Drafting, Design 1, 2 Students are introduced to the Drafting/Design Technology program standards designed to prepare students to apply technical skills to create working drawings and computer simulations for a variety of applications.

This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Community college credit may be available for this course.

Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9075 Draft/Design 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9076 Draft/Design 2 Career and Technical Education Drafting, Design 3, 4 Students continue completion and application of standards in the Drafting/Design Technology program designed to prepare students to apply technical skills to create working drawings and computer simulations for a variety of applications. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Community college credit may be available for this course.

Grades 10, 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Draft/Design 1,2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9077 Draft/Design 3 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9078 Draft/Design 4 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 6 Drafting, Design 5, 6 Students complete standards in the Drafting/Design Technology program designed to prepare students to apply technical skills to create working drawings and computer simulations for a variety of applications. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Community college credit may be available for this course. Grades 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Draft/Design 3, 4 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9079 Draft/Design 5 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9080 Draft/Design 6 Career and Technical Education Drafting, Design 7, 8 Students complete standards and enhance their skills and knowledge in the Drafting/Design Technology program.

This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Community college credit may be available for this course.

Grade 12 Pre-Requisites Draft/Design 5,6 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9081 Draft/Design 7 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9082 Draft/Design 8 Career and Technical Education Engineering, Exploring 1, 2 Students begin to learn the Engineering standards using a team format and begin to design, develop, and validate their projects. Prerequisite: Geometry or concurrent Geometry enrollment. (See also SCIENCE Engineering, Exploring 1, 2). This is a Pima JTED enhanced course. Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Geometry 1,2 or concurrent Geometry enrollment Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9951 Engineering, Exploring 1 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9952 Engineering, Exploring 2 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 7 Engineering, Research & Development 7, 8 Students will have the opportunity to continue their learning experience and complete the Engineering standards in both electrical and embedded software design considerations focusing now on a research project that is of their interest. They will develop detailed plans and schedules for their investigation of engineering concepts thereby helping to build a database of projects for consideration in future years. Prerequisite: Project Engineering 5, 6. This is a Pima JTED enhanced course.

Grade 12 Pre-Requisites Project Engineering 5,6 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9957 Eng Research & Development 7 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9958 Eng Research & Development 8 Career and Technical Education Problem-Solving and Engineering Design 3, 4 Students continue their learning experience in Engineering standards, both electrical and embedded software design, by utilizing a robotics theme to manage schedules, design considerations and technical issues.

Prerequisite: Engineering, Exploring 1,2. (See also SCIENCE Problem Solving and Engineering Design 3, 4). This is a Pima JTED enhanced course.

Grades 10, 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Engineering, Exploring 1, 2 and Algebra II – 1,2 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9953 Problem Solving & Eng Design 3 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9954 Problem Solving & Eng Design 4 Career and Technical Education Project Engineering 5, 6 Students continue their learning experience in Engineering standards both electrical and embedded software design by utilizing a robotics theme. Prerequisite: Problem Solving and Engineering Design 3, 4. (See also SCIENCE Project Engineering 5, 6). This is a Pima JTED enhanced course.

Grades 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Problem Solving and Engineering Design 3, 4 and Trigonometry/Precalculus or concurrent enrollment Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 9955 Project Engineering 5 Career and Technical Education Semester 2 9956 Project Engineering 6 Career and Technical Education

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 8 Credit Category: Fine Arts Art, Advanced 1, 2 Advanced Art students study, appreciate and produce two/three dimensional (2D/3D) visual works of art. Students will continue to develop and expand their knowledge and skill level through the production of a volume of quality pieces of art work, thus enabling student to demonstrate mastery in concept, composition and execution in a variety of techniques and materials. Students will explore and develop their personal interests and ideas and concentrate on developing a body of work that expresses their own unique visual voice.

Grades 10, 11, 12 Pre-Requisites Prior related Visual Arts classes required. Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6007 Art, Advanced 1 Arts Semester 2 6008 Art, Advanced 2 Arts Art, Beginning 1, 2 Students study, appreciate and produce two/three dimensional (2D /3D) visual works of art. Art elements and design principles will be stressed through the production of sequentially complex projects demonstrating mastery in concepts, composition and execution. Exploration of techniques will be studied in varied mediums.

Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6101 Art Beginning 1 Arts Semester 2 6102 Art Beginning 2 Arts 2D Design [AP Studio Art 2D Design] 1, 2 This course addresses two-dimensional (2-D) design issues.

Students will make purposeful decisions using the elements and principles of art in an integrative manner. This may include, but not limited to, graphic design, digital imaging, photography, collage, fabric design, weaving, illustration, painting, and printmaking. Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12 Pre-Requisites Prior related Visual Arts classes or teacher approval required.

Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6910 2D Des [AP Studio Art 2D Design] Arts Semester 2 6915 2D Des2[AP StudioArt 2D Design2] Arts

PALO VERDE HIGH MAGNET SCHOOL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 9 Band, Intermediate 1, 2 This class is for students who play a brass or woodwind instrument and are considered at the intermediate level of technical development. This may include marching and symphonic band participation. Enrollment is for the full year only and attendance at rehearsals and performances outside the school day is required. Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6021 Band, Intermediate 1 Arts Semester 2 6022 Band, Intermediate 2 Arts 3D Design [AP Studio Art 3D Design] 1, 2 This course involves purposeful decision making about using the elements and principles of art in an integrative way.

Students will be asked to demonstrate their understanding of design principles as they relate to depth and space, and to demonstrate Mastery through figurative or nonfigurative sculpture, architectural models, metal works, ceramics, and three-dimensional fiber arts. Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12 Pre-Requisites Prior related Visual Arts classes or teacher approval required.

Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6911 3D Des [AP Studio Art 3D Design] Arts Semester 2 6916 3D Des2[AP StudioArt 3D Design2] Arts Band, Percussion Ensemble 1, 2 This is a percussion focused course including Marching, World, Concert, and Ensemble percussion. Instruments are assigned to players based on ability and the needs of the ensemble. Attendance at rehearsals and performances outside of the school day may be required. Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6188 Band, Percussion Ensemble 1 Arts Semester 2 6189 Band, Percussion Ensemble 2 Arts Band, Color Guard 1, 2 This is the Color Guard class for the Marching Band and winter guard shows.

This group performs at all football games, marching festivals, and in a variety of other venues. Students enrolled in the class will learn the fundamentals of Color Guard involving the use of rifle, flag, props, dance, expressive creativity, and the elements involved in a performing art. Enrollment is for the full year only. Attendance at rehearsals and performances outside the school day is required.

Grades 9 , 10, 11, 12 Duration Order Course Title Credit For Semester 1 6055 Color Guard 1 Arts Semester 2 6056 Color Guard 2 Arts