• Class offerings subject to sufficient enrollment.

    INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS AND FINANCE (P)
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Introduction to Business and Finance is designed to introduce students to the key business concepts found in the Business Management, Financial Services, and International Business pathways. Students are introduced to the financial world and develop financial literacy through the study of income and wealth; financial institutions; how businesses raise capital; and study key investment-related terms and concepts. Students learn key concepts for managerial accounting, including manufacturing and cost accounting and budgeting. Students develop an understanding of how and why businesses choose to expand operations into other countries. Students examine careers in business, both as employees and as business owners.

    INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL SERVICES MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ECONOMICS (P)
    Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Finance with a grade of “C” or better or with permission of teacher
    This course is designed to introduce students to the world of entrepreneurship as a means of understanding business principles and concepts. Besides learning the basic principles, students will also have an opportunity to apply them by organizing and managing a specific business during the course of the class. Students will learn the areas of planning, accounting, finance, marketing, management, business ethics, social responsibility, and the legal and economic environment in which a business operates.  Virtual business simulations are used in this class as a training tool.

    ADVANCED FINANCIAL SERVICES BUSINESS ACCOUNTING (P)
    Prerequisite(s): Integrated Math 1 with a grade of “C” or better and Intermediate Financial Services Management and Business Economics with a grade of "C" or better
    The focus of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of accounting—the language of business.  Students will understand the basic accounting principles and procedures affecting today’s businesses.  They are expected to record, analyze, and interpret accounting data for a service business organized as a sole proprietorship and merchandising business organized as a partnership and a corporation.  They will work with journals, ledgers, financial reports, and payroll records.  Throughout the course, students will learn how to make connections between accounting data and sound business decisions.  In addition, students will be exposed to financial literacy through participation in the Stock Market Game and various lessons from the National Endowment for Financial (NEFE) High School Financial Planning Program. 
     

    INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (P)
    Prerequisite(s): Integrated Math 1; Co-requisite: Integrated Math 2 or higher
    Introduction to Manufacturing and Product Development This introduction course provides students with the foundational concepts required for pursuing career pathways within this industry sector. The skills and content knowledge helps prepare students to continue their education in multiple pathway concentrator courses within this industry sector.

    INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY
    Prerequisite(s):  Introduction to Engineering Design recommended but not necessary.
    The Introduction to Production Technology class will introduce females and males to activities and careers in construction and manufacturing. This class combines the best of woodshop, metal shop and plastics into one class.  Students who have an interest in how products are manufactured or constructed will use tools, machines and computers to process materials such as wood, metal and plastic into a usable product. An example of a manufactured product using processed materials may be a computer table that is manufactured with a wood core, plastic laminated top and metal legs. A lab fee is required for take-home projects. Students will learn where they can continue their education after high school at various trade schools, community colleges and universities.

    ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
    Prerequisite(s):  Passing Introduction to Manufacturing and Product Development.
    This 180 hour course trains student to measure, design and produce parts using various manufacturing techniques using various machine tools including computer controlled machine and 3D printers.  Students learn essential skills in design and manufacturing, including industry standard vocabulary, and basic manufacturing skills.  Students develop skills through performance based projects in computer design, robotics, and production (CAD/CAM), computer numerical control (CNC), Rapid Prototyping (3D Printing), and engineering design through solid modeling.

    PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING (P) (PLTW)
    Prerequisite(s): Integrated Math 1; Co-requisite: Integrated Math 2 or higher
    Principles of Engineering is a project-based course that introduces students to the profession of engineering and engineering technology, by exploring various technologies related to manufacturing processes, and engineering systems. Students will use critical thinking skills to analyze, synthesize, and design engineering systems. Students will apply skills and knowledge of math, science, communication, and technology in complex problem solving activities.  The course also includes risk analysis and engineering reliability impact on social, political and liable consequences of technological advancements.  Principles of Engineering is one of the courses in the Project Lead the Way sequence.

    INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES  
    Prerequisite(s): None
    This introductory course is designed to provide students the necessary technical skills of Health Science and Integrated Subject matter in science, mathematics and English / language arts required to move to advanced curriculum and content in Health Science and Medical Technology. Students will be exposed to the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate health /medical information accurately within legal / regulatory bounds, information coding and systems, healthcare operations and human resources.

    INTERMEDIATE HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES  
    Prerequisite(s): None
    This concentrator course is designed to provide students specific content knowledge and skills within the Healthcare Administrative pathway. Courses are aligned to the basic knowledge levels necessary to learn and recognize word roots, prefixes and suffixes used in Medical language , understand the prevention, wellness, and disease process and the associated skill application consistent with Healthcare Administrative Services pathways scope and practice in either direct or indirect client/patient services including short term certifications such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automatic external defilation. introductory course is designed to provide students the necessary technical skills of Health Science and Integrated Subject matter in science, mathematics and English / language arts required to move to advanced curriculum and content in Health Science and Medical Technology. Students will be exposed to the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate health /medical information accurately within legal / regulatory bounds, information coding and systems, healthcare operations and human resources.

    ADVANCED HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
    Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Finance with a grade of “C” or better or with permission of teacher
    This capstone course prepares students within a specific career in various areas of Healthcare Administrative Services that will enable them to complete the requirements for licensure, certification, or other industry recognized credentials; or students are prepared to enter into postsecondary education training programs in the selected Healthcare Administrative Services pathway. If applicable, course content will provide the knowledge and skills consistent with legislative requirements and the level of proficiency to perform skills within their identified scope of practice specific to employment.    

     

    SPORTS THERAPY
    Prerequisite(s):  None.  
    This course is designed to introduce students to terminology, theories, principals, and skills involved with the fast paced growth of sports medicine.  The emphasis of this course will be on anatomy and physiology of the human body.  The goal is to implement the lessons learned in a classroom setting and apply them out on the sports field or arena (field experience). Attention will be focused on use of protective equipment, prophylactic tapping, wrapping and bracing as well as acute injury management such as emergency medical care, safety precautions, and administrate basic health care to the athlete professional.