Course Descriptions 2018-2019

MONEY MATTERS (One Semester)

Students will investigate money management from a personal financial perceptive. Students will apply critical-thinking skills to analyze financial options based on current and projected economic factors. Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to establish short-term and long-term financial goals. Students will examine various methods of achieving short-term and long-term financial goals through various methods such as investing, tax planning, asset allocating, risk management, retirement planning, and estate planning. 

 
TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS (One Semester)

Through the study of technology applications, students will learn about current and emerging technologies. Students will be provided instruction on how to create, format, and edit personal and business documents, including letters, reports, memos, and outlines. The course includes skill development in proofreading, spelling, and punctuation. Students will learn skills using software for word processing, visual presentation, and spreadsheet application.

 

TEEN LEADERSHIP (One Semester)

 

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

 

 

ROBOTICS I

Prerequisite: 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.

INTRO TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

Students will participate in a problem-based community services class that will create and execute collaborative service projects.

MULTIMEDIA

Through the study of technology applications foundations, including technology-related terms, concepts, and data input strategies; students learn to make informed ethical decisions about technology and its applications. By using technology as a problem-solving tool, students will select the technology application appropriate for their tasks. Students will collaborate with other students, integrate work with other disciplines, and analyze and evaluate the results of products.