Course Descriptions 2017-2018

AUTOMOTIVE BASICS (PRINC. OF TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS)

HS Credits: 1

In Principles of Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, students gain knowledge and skills in the safe application, design, production, and assessment of products, services, and systems. This knowledge includes the history, laws and regulations, and common practices used in the logistics of warehousing and transportation systems. Students should apply knowledge and skills in the application, design, and production of technology as it relates to the transportation, distribution, and logistics industries.

 

INTRODUCTION TO WELDING (PRINCIPLES OF MANUFACTURING)

HS Credits: 1

To be prepared for careers in agriculture and/or manufacturing, students must attain academic skills and knowledge in agriculture. This course allows students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, personal development, globalization, and industry standards. To prepare for success, students will have the opportunity to learn, reinforce, experience, apply, and their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings.


PRINCIPLES OF APPLIED ENGINEERING 

HS Credits: 1

This course covers the design process of structures and mechanical devices as they relate to the residential structure. Students will also research and explore the careers related to the engineering profession. Classroom concepts covered in this course will include basic manual drafting techniques, the design and problem solving process, mechanical engineering design principles, structural engineering design principles, civil engineering design principles, and engineering career exploration. Students will delve into the engineering process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects. They will work both individually and in teams to design solutions to a variety of problems.

 

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS, MARKETING, AND FINANCE 

HS Credits: 1

In this course, students will learn about economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students will 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 including problems and settings in business, marketing, and finance.

 

PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION 

HS Credits: 1

Principles of Architecture of Architecture and Construction provides an overview to the various fields of architecture, interior design, construction science, and construction technology.  Achieving proficiency in decision making, and problem solving is an essential skill for career planning and lifelong learning.


PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH SCIENCE

HS Credits: 1

This course familiarizes the student with a multitude of careers in the health-care system. The focus is on exploration, leadership development, ethical and legal issues, and trends in financing health care. Instruction in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, vital signs, and first aid will be included. This course prepares the student for the transition to upper level Health Science classes.

ROBOTICS I

Prerequisites: Engineering Technology                         HS Credits: 1

This course provides students with opportunities to create web pages, online games, and robots. Students will identify task requirements and then use computer science concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of robotics through the study of physics, automation, and engineering design concepts.

 

STUDY SKILLS

JH Credit: 1

In this course, students learn valuable skills such as managing time efficiently, creating study habits, and utilizing visual aids and graphic organizers. Students will learn how to read and take notes, use reference sources, and build their vocabulary. Students will also learn effective test-taking strategies.

 

TEEN LEADERSHIP

JH Credit: 1

A course designed to build leadership skills and personal responsibility through role-plays, group activities, brief speeches, and projects. (The Flippen Group curriculum).