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Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Applied Technology This course offers students the opportunity to engage in the lively art of communication, generating commercials, PSA’s and daily school news broadcasts. Students gain exposure to and knowledge of this media by using technology. Students use a variety of resources in order to create their finished and publicly viewed products. Students film sporting events, produce and edit commercials and public service announcements. They also produce a daily broadcast that is shown to the school and played on Comcast Channel 6 two times a day.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Auto Service Technology The courses in this area are designed to provide the skills and training needed to enter the workforce as an Auto Service Technician. Students completing 3 or more semesters in this program will be prepared to take the State of Michigan or ASE Certification Tests and be prepared to seek employment as an Auto Technician. They may also qualify to receive advanced credit in a post-secondary training program to become certified and industry qualified in one or two years depending on the choice of Degree or non- Degree programs. (Counselors or the Auto Instructor can provide more details; please contact them). Students interested in other careers related to the Auto Service industry, or interested in learning about servicing their own cars are encouraged to take these classes, but these classes are not designed to just work on their own car. Students will be required to participate in Skills USA, will have the opportunity to participate in the Ford/AAA Student Skills Contest, in the MITES Auto Competition, and building project cars for Autorama and the high School Drag Race Day. Students will be provided all tools and equipment needed to complete the class. Coveralls and safety glasses will be provided. Students need to wash and care for the coveralls. Students will work on donated vehicles that are owned by the school, customer vehicles, and may have the opportunity to work on their own/family owned cars if the repair is related to class work at the time. Students will be responsible for parts used to repair their own vehicles.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Business, Management and Administration Business Computer Technology A project based course designed to allow students to explore and learn various computer applications for personal and professional use. Skills acquired will help prepare students for success throughout higher levels of education. Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and/or various uses of technology will be used to complete all assignments. Also introduced in this class is an introduction to Accounting and Stock Market (using Excel Spreadsheets).
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Marketing Marketing Marketing is an instructional program that prepares individuals to perform marketing and management functions and tasks that can be applied broadly in any marketing environment. Principles, practices and procedures are taught, but without particular identification with a specific kind of business, product or service. Content addresses the functions of marketing. The marketing education core curriculum is the basis for program instruction. Additional competencies (or assignments) may be made to individual students to allow for specialization. Areas of specialization may include general merchandising, apparel and accessories, food marketing, advertising/display, finance and credit, hotel/motel, restaurant marketing and other areas. Students are encouraged to join DECA (Marketing Club).
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Information Technology Business Website Design 1 and 11 This course is an introduction to the world of Website Design! Students will start with learning the basics, HTML and JavaScript. Students will also learn Macromedia Products, including Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash. In addition, principals, practices, and procedures are taught in a broad sense that will apply to many different types of businesses. Students will enhance their skills through direct hands on projects, labs, open-book quizzes and research. Students will participate in many projects, which include, building a few websites of their own. Design II: Business Website Design II is a one-semester course, which builds upon Business Website Design I course. Students will enhance their existing website design skills through direct hands on projects, open-book quizzes, and simulation projects. Programs that may be covered are Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash and Freehand. Students will use digital cameras and camcorders to design an individual website during the semester. Students will assist teacher and other students in projects. Business Web Design I & II may be taken both semesters to have a full year of web design.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Education and Training Child Development I and II Child Development I: Students will study factors that affect the growth and development of young children from conception through the first year of life. This includes a thorough study of prenatal influences and possible problems, pre and postnatal care, labor and delivery and the needs of the child newborn to 12 months. The four areas of development (physical, social, emotional and intellectual) will be a focus on the study of the whole child along with appropriate care and guidance for each stage discussed. Students may use the simulated baby. Child Development II: This class is a continuation of Child Development I. Students will study the four areas of a child's development from ages one to twelve. Theory, health and safety, positive guidance, special needs of children and careers with children will all be thoroughly addressed. Students will have the opportunity to observe in our high school childcare setting.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Information Technology Computer Science This course is designed to teach students how to use computers as a tool to streamline the daily activities of life. Based upon the MicroSoft operating system, the students will be exposed to computer terminology, general information about computer components, networking, blue tooth technology, mobile technology and the integrated software package of MS Office. The aspects of MS Office covered are Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, and PowerPoint. They will also learn how to effectively search the Internet, obtain e-mail addresses and will discuss the impact technology has on our society. If time permits, students will design and develop a simple website using software to generate the proper code.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Architecture and Construction Construction Trades I and II Course I: This course will provide skill development and experiences in the areas of Woodworking and Residential Construction. Students will gain experience in the Construction field in masonry, concrete, rough and finish carpentry, plumbing, electrical, siding, roofing, drywall and others. A safe and functional use of portable and stationary power equipment and hand tools will be emphasized in the shop and on the job site. Projects and exercises will be of the instructors/school district choice, and may vary from semester to semester. Students will be required to wear proper footwear (leather/work type shoes or boots). All other safety equipment and tools will be provided. Outdoor work clothing may be necessary during various times of the year. Course II: Construction Trades II will focus on Site Planning, Codes and Ordinances, Green Technology, Highway, Bridge and Heavy Construction Careers, and the Business of Construction. This class is more research and informational orientated than Construction Trades/Woods Technology, but students will be involved in hands on projects dealing with site development; heights, elevations, or lines, use of transits and measuring equipment and finishing job sites, i.e.: driveways, walkways, landscaping, etc. Students will be building site models, for residential homes, industrial parks, park and recreational facilities, etc. Green Technology in Construction Trades will be emphasized and explored. Careers with MDOT will be explored and model bridges, roadways, etc. will be built. Guest Speakers, Field Trips and On Line learning will be used to expose students to the career opportunities available in the Construction Trades Industry. Recommended to students seriously interested in Construction Trades/Woods Technology is a pre-requisite.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Health Science Health Occupations I, II and III Course I: This course is designed to give students an opportunity to explore many different health careers through class work, and speakers. They will learn how they can make a difference in the health of their community. Students will study medical abbreviations and medical word parts. They will learn to communicate properly using medical terminology. They will learn safety procedures relating to medical facilities. Students will learn the responsibilities and roles as members of a health care team. They will understand how the role of health care professional fits into their department, their organization, and the overall health care environment. Students will learn the legal responsibilities, limitations, and implications of their actions within the health care setting. Students will understand the fundamentals of wellness and the prevention of disease processes. Course II: Students will continue to research and study different health occupations during this two-hour block class. They will explore several jobs in depth, such as nurse assistant, physical therapy assistant, dental assistant, etc. Students go off site to job shadow at a local area health facility. Students will study Anatomy & Physiology. They will know the various methods of giving and obtaining information using medical terminology. Students will apply technical skills required for all career specialties and demonstrate skills and knowledge as appropriate. In this class students will learn employability skills. Students will learn how to use information technology applications required in the health care field. Students can qualify for our Internship Program through this class. Course III: Students will continue their studies in Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy and Physiology. Upon completion of their third year of Medical Terminology students may qualify for college credit through Articulation Agreements with various area colleges and universities. Students will choose a particular career and study it in depth at a beginning college level. Students also study Dimensional Analysis for Meds to prepare them for work in the medical field. Students will be helping to organize a blood drive here at the high school.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Hospitality and Tourism Hospitality Management I and II Course I: This course has a hands-on approach where students will acquire skills ranging from customer service to food production and safety to successful operation of our full service student-run restaurant. The Shoreliner Restaurant is open to the public for lunch as well as monthly buffets and other special catering events. Course can be taken multiple times. Course II: Building upon skills and knowledge acquired in Hospitality Management I, students will learn recipe development, menu writing, cost control and staff scheduling. In addition, students are expected to take on leadership roles and serve as managers and Sous Chefs in the student-run restaurant.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Applied Horticulture Applied horticulture science is the study of plants, flowers, turf grass and greenhouse production of plants in the landscape. Students learning will blend plant botany and natural resources with “hands on” activities that include landscape and floral design, turf care/renovation, greenhouse plant production and marketing of horticultural products. Field trips to commercial businesses and trade shows allow students a first-hand look at career opportunities in sustainable agriculture. Completion of course study includes college articulation credits and initial industry certification.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Introduction to Computer Aided Design This course will allow students to explore the many technology related careers in the fields of engineering, architecture, digital animation, and video game design. Students will focus on the employability and technical skills necessary for success, and lifelong employment in any of the above career fields. Students will utilize state of the art computer aided drafting equipment and learn to create and edit industry standard drawings. Most of the instruction, assessment and communication in this course are delivered in an “on-line” learning environment utilizing “Cloud” computing tools such as Microsoft®, Skydrive and Office Suite™. Students who think they want to explore projects in career fields beyond basic mechanical drafting should take Drafting/Design & Engineering 1 instead of this course.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Drafting/Design and Engineering I, II and Advanced Drafting/Design & Engineering I This course will allow students to explore the many technology related careers in the fields of engineering, architecture, digital animation, and video game design. Students will focus on the employability and technical skills necessary for success, and lifelong employment in any of the above career fields. Students will utilize state of the art computer aided drafting equipment and learn to create and edit industry standard drawings. Most of the instruction, assessment and communication in this course are delivered in an “on-line” learning environment utilizing “Cloud” computing tools such as Microsoft®, Skydrive and Office Suite™. The first semester of this course is identical to the Engineering Career Explorations course. The second semester of this course is project based allowing those students that qualify to pursue projects in one or more of the career fields they studied first semester. Drafting/Design & Engineering II This course will introduce industry design and drafting standards, topics will include orthographic projection, 3D Parametric modeling, and Engineering Drawing. Students will utilize state of the art computer aided drafting equipment and learn to create and edit industry standard drawings. Most of the instruction, assessment and communication in this course are delivered in an “on-line” learning environment utilizing “Cloud” computing tools such as Microsoft®, Skydrive and Office Suite™. Advanced Drafting/Design & Engineering This course will expand upon topics from earlier courses and cover topics such as manufacturing materials and processes as well as Engineering Drawings. Students will utilize state of the art computer aided drafting equipment and learn to create and edit industry standard drawings. Students will be given the opportunity to take a certification exam in the 3D Parametric Modeling Software Solid Works®. Most of the instruction, assessment and communication in this course are delivered in an “on-line” learning environment utilizing “Cloud” computing tolls such as Microsoft®, Skydrive and Office Suite™.
Anchor Bay Anchor Bay Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Introduction to Robotics Engineering This comprehensive curriculum provides 20 weeks of robotics instruction and serves as an exhaustive introduction to the Lego Mindstorms Education NXT system and all concepts associated with mobile robotics. Students’ progress through activities designed to teach programming, behaviors, systems, control sensors, feedback and more. Along the way they will address key technology, math and science concepts. The curriculum focuses on applied inquiry, motivated design, communications technology, scanning, mapping and more.
Armada Armada Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Auto Technology - Introduction This course is designed to provide students the skills and training they need to go on to trade school, college, or a career. Units of instruction will cover diagnosis and repair of engine, cooling, lubrication, and driveline systems following NATEF guidelines. Successfully passing the State of Michigan Mechanic Certification Test at the end of each semester will allow students to be employed as certified auto mechanics.
Armada Armada Architecture and Construction Building Trades I and II Course I: Building Trades is a hands on course where students will use what they learned in the wood working courses and apply it to the basics of building. Students will cover the following topics: safety procedures, hand and power tools, building plans, floor framing, wall framing, ceiling framing, gable roof framing, installing windows and doors, exterior finishing, basic plumbing, and basic electrical. In this course students will not only learn about building concepts but apply them while constructing storage sheds, kids play houses, and other projects. This class is great preparation for any student interested in construction, engineering, architecture, or construction management. Course II: The building trades program is designed for students who are interested in entering the carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and heating or masonry trades. Students in this class will construct a modular house at the high school. They will work with a teacher who is a certified licensed builder from the state of Michigan. Students will also be exposed to “guest” tradesmen from each facet of home construction. Emphasis will be on helping students understand all of the processes in the construction of the home, as well as the skills involved in each trade. Students who successfully complete this class will have an excellent opportunity for placement in the trade of their choice. Apprenticeship opportunities await the students at the completion of the program. Various hand tools will be required for the class. Students will have the option of putting a $10.00 deposit on the hand tools or purchasing them the first week of school.
Armada Armada Architecture and Construction Computer Aided Drafting/CAD In this course students will apply basic drafting skills to a Computer Aided Drafting program. Students will cover the following topics: 2D drawings, 3D drawings, dimensioning, architectural planning, design, and construction. In this course students will spend the trimester designing and drawing objects using CAD.
Armada Armada Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Drafting - Introduction In this course students will learn, practice, and apply basic drafting skills that are used today in architecture and engineering careers. Students will cover the following topics: 2D drawings, 3D drawings, dimensioning, architectural planning, design, and construction. In this course students will spend the trimester designing and drawing objects by hand using drafting tools to learn the basic concepts. They will apply these concepts by designing and drafting projects that they will actually produce and test.
Armada Armada Finance Finance This required course will assist students with developing the necessary financial skills to succeed in society. Students will develop positive money management skills and create a financial plan for the future to assist in achieving their financial goals. The course meets the national standards for Economics and Personal Finance and includes the following topics: Financial Planning, Career Planning, Money Management, Purchasing Strategies and Legal Protection, Banking and Credit, Housing, Investing, and Real Estate.
Armada Armada Health Science Health Occupations - Introduction Introduction to Health Science is a one trimester course for 9th and 10th grade students interested in learning about over 300 different Health Careers such as Medical, Nursing, Dental, Veterinary, Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Health Informatics. The class will explore the history and trends in health care and review how health systems work. Students will also learn the promotion of safety in healthcare. They will learn proper body mechanics, how to prevent accidents and injuries in a health care setting and how to respond to fire emergencies. Introduction to Health Science is the first class in a series of classes designed to prepare the high school student for a successful transition into a College or University health science program. The Health Science course series at Armada High School will prepare students to take the National Health Science Assessment. Passing this assessment earns them a certificate offered by the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) and measures student mastery of basic skills and knowledge that workers in all aspects of the health industry need to know. The assessment satisfies the technical skills assessment requirement in state and federal legislation.
Armada Armada Health Science Health Occupations I and II Course I: This course uses advanced investigative approaches to the study of human and social sciences as related to medicine and health care. Emphasis includes the language of medicine, body chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and the current and futuristic study of diseases and disorders. Diagnostic practices, health maintenance practices, as well as basic medical skills will be explored. Skills in science, mathematics, health, and social studies are reinforced in this course. HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) competitive events serve as instructional strategies that reinforce the curriculum content—membership in HOSA is strongly encouraged. Prior coursework in Biology, Algebra I, and Health are advised. Anatomy and Physiology is strongly recommended to be taken before or concurrently with this course. The Health Science course series at Armada High School will prepare students to take the National Health Science Assessment. Passing this assessment earns them a certificate offered by the National Consortium for Health Science Education(NCHSE) and measures student mastery of basic skills and knowledge that workers in all aspects of the health industry need to know. The assessment satisfies the technical skills assessment requirement in state and federal legislation. Course II: This specialized course is designed to prepare potential health care workers for performance in an advanced technical or professional health career. Emphasis is placed on professional development, communication, safety, bioethical/legal practices, assessment, and diagnostic practices, health maintenance practices, and problem-solving and decision making. Skills in mathematics, science, and communication are emphasized in this course. HOSA activities support networking with health care agencies and professionals through the development of clinical expertise and volunteerism. Membership to HOSA and participation in at least one competitive event is strongly encouraged. Fees to be determined and may be offset by fundraising. Job Shadowing will be a component to this class and will require student transportation (themselves or car pools) to Health Care locations in the area. A grade of “B” or higher in Health Occupations (based on Test Averages), a grade of “C” or higher in Anatomy and Physiology, and teacher discretion is required for admittance into this course. The Health Science course series at Armada High School will prepare students to take the National Health Science Assessment. Passing this assessment earns them a certificate offered by the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) and measures student mastery of basic skills and knowledge that workers in all aspects of the health industry need to know. The assessment satisfies the technical skills assessment requirement in state and federal legislation.
Armada Armada Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Heavy Machine Operator - AIS Course Opportunity through Richmond High School at AIS on Gratiot in Lenox Township Requires approval by counseling and administration This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the safe operation, maintenance and repair of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, backhoes, and frontend loaders. This course includes electronics, hydraulics, engine performance, fuel systems, and fundamentals of mechanics related to heavy equipment and diesel operations. Successful completion will afford students an opportunity to earn a sponsorship to Ferris State University worth approximately $10,000 (tuition costs), apply for acceptance into the AIS Apprenticeship Training Program, or find employment with other heavy equipment or diesel maintenance companies.
Armada Armada Marketing Marketing – Introduction I and II Course I: Students will learn the basic marketing concepts in this course. Content will include an exploration of topics such as marketing and economic systems, the consumer market, and special markets. Projects and case studies will be used, along with the textbook, to cover the material. To be eligible to work in the school store, students must successfully complete both Marketing 1 and 2. Course II: Students will continue to learn basic marketing concepts in this class. This trimester, topics will include: market research, product development, pricing, placing and promoting products. Projects and case studies will be used, along with the textbook, to cover the material. To be eligible to work in the school store, students must successfully complete both Marketing 1 and 2.
Armada Armada Education and Training Teacher Cadet This course is designed for the student who is an aspiring educator and provides an opportunity to learn more about the professional vocation of teaching. The course will expose students to the evolution of teaching as a craft, ask students to analyze their own learning style and teaching approaches that work most favorably for their success. Students will observe teaching in multiple classrooms and write insightful reflection about the profession. The students will learn how to effectively develop lessons of their own. Leadership skills will be enhanced and interpersonal communication techniques will be developed—making this course valuable for any student.
Armada Armada Architecture and Construction Wood Working I and II Wood Working 1 is a hands on course introducing students to techniques, tools, and careers involved with wood working. Students will learn how to safely operate hand and power tools. Students will be involved in planning, designing, and building multiple wood projects. We will cover the following topics: shop safety, hand tools, power tools, wood types and uses, planning projects, executing a project, and finishing a project. Students will have assignments, projects, and tests with each topic. Wood Working 2 is a hands on course teaching students to apply advanced techniques and tools used in wood working. Students will apply previous wood working skills to the following topics: wood repair, furniture building, and home remodeling. Students will be involved in planning, designing, and building multiple wood projects. This course will be based on working efficiently and producing quality work.
Center Line Center Line Arts, A/V Technology and Communications VISUAL IMAGING I/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS I and II This course covers skills required for success in the Visual Imaging and Graphic Arts, part of the Arts and Communications Pathway. The main areas of focus are prepress functions or graphic design, lithography, and screen-printing. Students will learn the theory behind all the different printing processes, as well as experience hands on projects applying the theories. Further emphasis will also be placed on graphic design principles through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4, which includes; InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4, and Illustrator CS4. VISUAL IMAGING II/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS II This course continues the development of skills covered in Visual Imaging I. The areas of focus are advanced prepress functions or graphic design, multi-color lithography, and multi-color screen printing. Further emphasis will be placed on graphic design principles and through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4. Importance will be placed on how a student’s skills could be used in the real world work place, through the study of job flow management. Students will master printing and finishing of their projects.
Center Line Center Line Finance ACCOUNTING I and II This course helps the student develop a means of keeping and interpreting financial records of a business. Accounting is looked at as a career. The complete accounting cycle for a service and a merchandising business is taught including the preparation of payroll records. Each type of business is presented in a complete accounting cycle that covers analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting, petty cash, financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries. ACCOUNTING II Do you want to continue your training in the financial arena? You will learn differences in systems for private companies vs. corporations, explore accounting for property, inventory, accounts receivable, notes receivable and notes payable, and prepare for an entry-level accounting clerical position and/or entrance into a college business program.
Center Line Center Line Business, Management and Administration COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I Are you technologically challenged? Do you want to improve your employment opportunities? If so, the answer is simple to becoming computer literate by learning the skills of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database Management, Presentation Management, and Keyboarding Skills. You can become prepared for industry certification in Microsoft productivity tools.
Center Line Center Line Arts, A/V Technology and Communications PHOTO EDITING and PUBLISHING Do you want to improve your photo editing skills? Would you like to create professional publications? This class can help you develop and design dynamic publications using your creative abilities with Adobe Master Collection Photoshop & In-Design & Microsoft Publisher & Word. Digital camera & scanner could be used in creations.
Center Line Center Line Information Technology WEB PAGE DESIGN I Do you have dreams of designing your own web page, but didn’t know how? Would you like to have fun in creating animation? In this course you will digitally design web pages using Dreamweaver software, photo editing with Fireworks software, animation with Flash software, and exploration of Director and Cold Fusion software.
Center Line Center Line Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in an office environment and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with a CTE approved course. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Center Line Center Line Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES I and II The first year Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is designed to teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year One of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services II course and an externship job placement in their senior year HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL & CULINARY SERVICES II Year two of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services III course and an externship job placement in their senior year.
Center Line Center Line Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES IIIA and IIIB Year three of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. A Continuation of our Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and applying it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant.
Center Line Center Line Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY/FOOD SERVICE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students with the desire to continue in any area of the Hospitality/Food Services industry after graduation may apply for the externship program. Personnel and management techniques are studied while the student works out in the field at a job placement. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Center Line Center Line Marketing MERCHANDISING and MARKETING I and II How does a business decide what to sell? How do you sell to customers? You will learn what it takes to get the product from the manufacturer to the person who buys the product, how to sell, human resource essentials such as communication skills and how to get along on the job with other workers, participate in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps build leadership & networking through competition. MERCHANDISING & MARKETING II Emphasis will be on promotion, advertising & distribution of products to customers. Explore marketing careers in areas of buying & distribution, pricing, product planning, and entrepreneurship. Students will also be participating in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps to build leadership skills and provides an opportunity for students to use what they have learned in Marketing in competition against other students from across the state. Students who complete Marketing I & II may be eligible to earn college credit for the Introduction to Marketing course at Macomb, Baker or Davenport.
Center Line Center Line Marketing MARKETING EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in a Marketing job and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with Merchandising & Marketing II or Store Management. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Center Line Center Line Marketing STORE MANAGEMENT/OPERATIONS Store Management will provide a real-life situation for Marketing Education students in every aspect of merchandising practices and procedures. The student will gain management experience as a leader in the school store. The student will gain leadership, planning, supervisory, budgeting, and decision-making skills. The school store will provide experience, pre-employment training, and the opportunity to learn management skills and decision-making.
Center Line Center Line Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I • Introduction to Automotive Technology – An instructional unit, which is to include instruction on fundamental skills necessary to be successful in the automotive service industry. The course will include instruction on the use of hand tools, fasteners, hoists, jacks, wiring, safety, and shop orientation. Basic automotive service skills including tire service, preventative maintenance, basic electricity, and cooling system service will be included. With successful completion of semester one, students will have basic automotive employability requirements. • Brakes – An instructional unit, which is designed to introduce the principles and operation and servicing of brake systems. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate an understanding and service knowledge of disc brakes, drum brakes, hydraulic systems and electrical components relating to brake systems. Electronic ABS will be covered with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. This course instruction will include 50% hands-on training. Special emphasis will be given to safety procedures, specialty tools, and equipment used in this service area. • Steering and Suspension – An instructional unit, which is designed to teach the operating principles and repair of steering and suspension systems, wheel alignment, and balance. Topics for this course include wheel balancing, wheel alignment, suspension systems, steering systems, specialty tools, equipment and supplies used to service steering and suspension systems.
Center Line Center Line Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II • Engine Performance – An instructional unit that is designed to teach the operating principles and service procedures of engine fuel and ignition systems, emission controls, basic drivability and diagnosis. Students will gain hands-on skills with manufacturers’ specialty tools, equipment, and supplies used in servicing these automotive systems. • Electrical and Electronic Systems – An instructional unit which is designed to teach the principles and operation of basic automotive electrical and electronic systems. Students will gain practical experience in the diagnosis, repair, and service of electrical circuits. Topics in this course include electrical test equipment schematics, test procedures, batteries, starters, alternators, ignition systems, lighting, accessory circuits, and electronic test procedures.
Center Line Center Line Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III This Advanced Studies instructional unit is designed to reinforce the principles and services procedure taught during the first two years of the program in brakes, steering and suspension, electrical and electronics, and engine performance systems. This course also focuses on the advanced principles and services procedures used to repair today’s technically advanced vehicles, with a strong emphasis placed on ABS brake systems, fuel management, and electrical controlled suspension systems.
Center Line Center Line Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY IV Auto IV—Engine Performance: The major focus of the class will be engine performance. This is a two-semester course designed to build upon diagnostic principles learned in the Brakes, Suspension and Steering and Electrical and Electronic Systems. With this knowledge this course will expand into the realm of engine performance and drivability. This class is designed for the student to finish the NATEF task list and master their skills. A task list must be completed to NATEF requirements.
Center Line Center Line Transportation, Distribution and Logistics EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP), AYES INTERNSHIP The Externship program gives the senior automotive student the time and opportunity to gain experience in the real world of work. The Externship program will be monitored and will enhance the seamless transition between school and work. It is expected that the students will continue their education on the post secondary level as part of the above program.
Center Line Center Line Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DRAFTING /CAD I and II DRAFTING I/CAD This course is designed to introduce students to Computer Aided Design (CAD) using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon 3D solid model development, using the NX Sketcher in combination with various parametric and expression driven feature based modeling techniques. Students will also use NX to create engineering drawings. CAD Drafting concepts will include single and double auxiliary view development, section views, dimensioning techniques, ANSI & SI measurement, ISO symbols, threads & fasteners, basic detailing and an introduction to descriptive geometry. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. DRAFTING II/CAD This course is designed to prepare students for Advanced Placement Examinations offered by Macomb Community College by expanding the students understanding of 3D solid modeling using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon Jig/Fixture Detailing and Assembly, Auto Body Design fundamentals, presentation and assembly drawings, sheet-metal pattern development, and calculations of tolerance and fits. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. Students enrolled in this advanced class are encouraged to be enrolled in Externship.
Center Line Center Line Manufacturing MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I and II MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I Students will receive training in all aspects of Manufacturing, metal machine operations and welding. Specific skills will be developed on the milling machine, lathe, drill press, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments. Student competition will include MITES. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY II This course in an extension of Manufacturing Technology I. The basic skills of the first course will be refined and more complex projects and problems will be covered. There will be an in-depth study of computer-numerical controlled machining, followed by hands-on training on the CNC milling machines. Students may elect to participate in job shadowing, externship (co-op), and/or apprenticeships. Student competition will include MITES. The course will be connected with the Manufacturing Technology Program offered at Macomb Community College with dual enrollment opportunities.
Center Line Center Line Manufacturing TRADE and INDUSTRY EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students receive paid part-time work experience in their CTE area, earning minimum wage or more and credit toward graduation. One-half day is spent in school. The other half day, students are "earning while learning" in the private sector. Externship starting time varies depending on the individual student’s academic needs. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week. Students gain on-the-job experience and training, develop independence, gain self-confidence and see the relationship between in-school learning and work requirements. This makes them better able to make career decisions. *** Students enrolled in apprenticeship training may also receive paid work experience while accumulating on-the-job training hours necessary to complete the apprenticeship.
Center Line Center Line Health Science ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY for HEALTH CAREERS This two semester course is designed to prepare students in making a successful transition to a post-secondary health science curriculum. The focus of this course is on human Anatomy and Physiology, with an emphasis in health career applications. In addition to the science academic foundations, the National Health Science segments include Communications, Healthcare System, Legal/Ethics, Growth and Development, Basic Skills, and Medical Terminology. Students that are interested in pursuing a health career would greatly benefit by completing this course.
Center Line Center Line Health Science DENTAL ASSISTANT This course prepares students for employment as a Dental Assistant. This program is also highly recommended for students who may be pursuing a career as a dentist, dental hygienist, and a dental lab tech. The Dental Assistant program prepares students to provide patient care, processing and mounting dental radiographs (x-rays), prepares patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharges office administrative functions under the supervision of a dentists. Instruction includes medical record keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post- operative patient care and instruction, chair side assisting, taking dental impressions, and supervised practice.
Center Line Center Line Health Science EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES This class is designed for students seriously interested in medicine – specifically emergency medicine to become an Emergency Medical Technician. Students enrolled in this program will receive instruction in the fields of pre-hospital and emergency medical training. This program is an intense study of the human body and the treatment required outside the hospital setting. Students will receive intensive hands-on instruction in anatomy and physiology, emergency first aid, bleeding control, shock management, cardiac arrest management, airway management, and patient treatment at accident scenes. Classroom study and hands-on practicals will challenge the student both academically and physically. Upon successful completion of the program through written, practical, and clinical performance objectives established by the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, the student will be able to take the EMT-Basic state-licensing exam to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students will be required to do clinical training in a hospital emergency room and an ambulance service.
Center Line Center Line Health Science MEDICAL ASSISTANT The Medical Assistant course prepares the student to support physicians by providing assistance in an office or clinical setting. Medical clinical and office procedures are taught. Heavy concentration on anatomy and physiology with medical terminology are part of the curriculum. CPR/First Aid, MIOSHA Safety Curriculum and the Health Science Core are taught. Employability skills are promoted. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Students will be able to participate and join in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).
Center Line Center Line Health Science NURSING ASSISTANT The Nursing Assistant course is a comprehensive study of the health care delivery system. The program includes all aspects of patient care from newborn to geriatrics. Human anatomy and physiology with concentration in nursing applications are included. Medical terminology and language are introduced. MIOSHA Safety Certification, Red Cross CPR/First Aid is offered. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Job shadow opportunities are part of the curriculum. Students will be able to participate in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America). Students may have the opportunity to apply for a position in the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs second semester.
Center Line Center Line Health Science PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Completion of this course is geared toward a student becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). A pharmacy technician is a person who works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and performs many pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians are used in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in home health care, long term care, mail service facilities, managed health care facilities, and educational/training programs. Pharmacy technicians are individuals working in a pharmacy, who under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in pharmacy activities not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The pharmacy technician is accountable to the supervising pharmacist, who is legally responsible by virtue of state licensure for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. Students will have an opportunity to complete a non-paid clinical work-based learning experience in a pharmacy. Upon successful completion of this course and earning a high school diploma, the student may sit and take the national exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Center Line Center Line Health Science PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSIONAL/AIDE The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide generally works in a rehabilitation facility or a hospital facility that works to improve patient mobility, relieve patient pain, and prevent or lessen patient physical disabilities. This program includes an intense study of the human body and treatments necessary to help patients gain mobility after injury, surgery or due to physical ailments/diseases. Human anatomy and various body systems are covered, as well as an introductory study of kinesiology (human movement). The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide works under close supervision of a physical therapist and/or a physical therapy assistant and teaches the necessary skills that are delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide under their supervision. Physical Therapy Professional/Aide may work with people who have lost mobility as a result of a completed orthopedic medical procedure, including ligament repair, joint replacement, post-fracture care, back or neck surgery as well as with the geriatric population and the neurologically impaired (stroke victims, spinal cord injured patients). Common tasks delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide covered may include, but are not limited to: ordering supplies, filling out insurance forms, patient transportation, preparing for a patient’s therapy sessions, tracking patient’s use of machines and mobility activities. The participant of this class will also have opportunities to explore options in injury prevention and wellness, both in the community and in the corporate sector, including: data collection for movement screenings, educating the public on injury prevention and the importance of physical activity.
Center Line Center Line Health Science HEALTH SCIENCE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students that are in affiliated Health Science classes may elect to interview for externship placement during their senior year. Clinical settings vary from veterinary hospitals, dental offices, St. John Macomb Hospital, St. John Oakland Hospital, and medical/doctor’s offices. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Center Line Center Line Human Services COSMETOLOGY I and II COSMETOLOGY I Cosmetology is a State certified program that covers 2 years of comprehensive and involved instruction. The curriculum is set up by the Michigan State Licensing Board of Cosmetology and covers all areas of Cosmetology, theory and skill training. Upon completion of this course of instruction, the student is eligible to take the State Cosmetology examination for licensing (must be 17 years old). Once the student is licensed, they will be able to work in an established salon in the State of Michigan. The Cosmetology program covers a two-year period and requires the completion of l500 clock hours of training. During the regular school year, students will attend 4 hours per day, Monday-Friday in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. - 5:33 p.m. COSMETOLOGY II Cosmetology II is the second year of the two-year Cosmetology program.
Center Line Center Line Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security FIREFIGHTING This course includes firefighting skills which are mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging. Students that are admitted to this course will have extensive classroom and practical areas in the following; Fire Behavior, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Portable Extinguishers, Ropes and Knots, Building Search & Victim Removal, Ground Ladders, Water Supply Techniques, Laying, Carrying and Advancing Hose, Water Fire Streams, Salvage, Overhaul and Protecting Evidence of Fire Cause, Fire Cause and Origin, Incident Command Systems, Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations, Rescue and Extrication Tools, Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue, Ignitable Liquid and Flammable Gas Fire Control, Fire Incident Reports, Pre-Incident Survey and other areas to prepare them for minimum state firefighting certification. Students applying for this course are required to be at least a junior status with an average cumulative 2.0 GPA. Students considering this course need to be in good physical shape due to the strenuous demands that are essential to this program, including confined space, rescue, loading and advancing hose lines that are charged, and using ladder’s that may be extended to 24 feet in height. All firefighting operations will require successful demonstration and will be graded. Authorization by a student’s family physician is required before students will be allowed to participate in practical exercises and/or examinations. Most areas of study in firefighting are team oriented and students should be prepared for both individual and group team work.
Center Line Center Line Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security LAW ENFORCEMENT This course introduces students to the broad range of careers in police work and law enforcement. A wide range of procedures associated with law enforcement and public safety will be reviewed. Various hands-on activities will be experienced such as: finger printing, handcuffing procedures, traffic stops, crime scene evidence collection, etc., along with many other law enforcement techniques. Students will acquire the skills and behaviors associated with law enforcement and public safety. Partnerships with our local law enforcement, courts, and police agencies will support interactions in many areas of the program.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I and II This course is designed for students with mechanical ability and a genuine interest in pursuing a career in one of the many automotive-related fields. It is the first year of a two-year Automotive Certification program, which offers instruction in the basic theory and service methods used in the automotive field. AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II This Automotive Certification course is designed to reinforce and build upon skills and knowledge attained in the Automotive Technology 1A/1B. A greater emphasis is placed on methods of repair and service procedures. During the year the students will work in groups and practice many diagnostic and repair procedures.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY/ ADVANCED This advanced course will have an emphasis on project-based learning. Primary learning units will be Advanced Electrical, Drivability (Engine Performance), Mechanical Unit Repair, Major and Minor Vehicle Diagnosis, Service, and Repair.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP This course is designed to improve the student's auto mechanical skills and employability through actual paid “on-the-job” experience. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Transportation, Distribution and Logistics TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY I/II Transportation Technology is designed for students to enjoy exploration through hands on projects based learning. Learning about various modes of transportation and the technology associated with them, students will build, test, analyze and fix their projects to get from point A to point B. Throughout the course students will consider innovative alternative /sustainable energies with random methods of propulsion while discussing and incorporating suitable technologies. Topics may include a historical perspective on transportation systems, aerospace, automotive, cargo and resources shipping, traditional / nontraditional engines or systems of power, and future transportation systems. This class includes hands-on projects that differ from year-to-year. Examples of possible projects could include: recycled vehicles; R.P.V. (random propulsion vehicles); model scratch rockets; hot air balloons; Styrofoam boats; Hover Crafts; Maglev vehicles (magnetic levitation), unique paper and balsa scratch airplanes; and others. Students will have fun developing their high demand hands on technical problem solving skills through exciting projects connected to the technology of transportation.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Business, Management and Administration CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Career and professional development is the first step in preparing for the challenges you will face after graduation. This course will teach you personal skills, decision-making skills, and employability skills that will help create a foundation as you prepare to be on your own. Skills such as teamwork and problem solving, communication on the job, and leadership enhancement will be covered. Students will explore careers; learn proper application and interview skills; including ethical behavior and professional dress. This is one of five courses that complete a program of study in the Business Management Pathway
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Business, Management and Administration MICROSOFT COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I and II If you are considering acquiring essential skills required for both college and career, look no further! Students in this course will master basics and intermediate skills in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel. Students will also prepare presentations. An integrated simulation will be the culminating activity. This is one of five courses that complete a program of study in the Business Management Pathway. Students who choose to do so may be eligible for articulated college credit.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Business, Management and Administration NEW BUSINESS START UP AND MANAGEMENT Have you ever considered owning your own business? Do you want to explore what is required to be a successful entrepreneur? If so, then this class is for you. Students will explore all options of business ownership from idea conception to financing and organization, operations and quality control. By the end of this class students will have prepared a business plan for a sole proprietorship.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Finance FINANCE AND BANKING I and II In this course students will explore the American Banking System from the standpoint of the bank and the consumer. Topics will include money management strategies, checking account simulations, fundaments of investing, as well as career planning. Financial literacy skills will be learned through an interactive computer simulation website. This is one of five courses that complete a program of study in the Business Management Pathway FINANCE AND BANKING II In this course students will explore financial management as it applies to individuals and businesses. Topics will include investing your financial resources through the stock market, bonds, mutual funds, savings accounts, and money markets. Through the Stock Market Game (virtual online simulation) students will experience analyzing and trading a $100,000 stock portfolio. Other aspects of business finance such as managing payroll, pricing, sources and uses of funding, as well as financial planning will be included. This is one of five courses that complete a program of study in the Business Management Pathway
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Business, Management and Administration KEYBOARDING and BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY This course is designed to provide business-oriented and college-bound students with the beginning computer skills needed to succeed in high school, college and the business world. Skills covered will include keyboarding (alphabetic and numeric keypad) and reinforcement of proper keyboarding techniques. Additional topics will include computer literacy and computer applications such as document formatting and word processing activities (using Microsoft Word) and computer presentation applications (using Microsoft PowerPoint). We will also explore business etiquette and effective communication to help further employability skills. This course is recommended to be taken before other business courses for students who have not mastered proper keyboarding techniques
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Finance ACCOUNTING I and II Whether you are planning on taking business courses in college, starting your own business or working as a business professional, accounting is the course for you. This class covers accounting basics, including analyzing transactions, financial statements, payroll records and more. Students will learn the basic accounting principles for service and merchandising businesses as they apply to sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. Both manual and computerized accounting will be incorporated in this course. This is one of two courses that complete a program of study in the Accounting & Finance Pathway. ACCOUNTING II This course is a continuation of accounting concepts mastered in Accounting 1A/1B. Loans, interest, inventory, receivables, payables, stock, dividends are just some of the topics covered. Both manual and computerized accounting will be incorporated. This is one of two courses that complete a program of study in the Accounting & Finance Pathway.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Information Technology INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY I and II Information Technology (IT) is one of today's most important career areas. IT skills are required not only within the IT industry, but they are becoming increasingly necessary in all facets of business and every sector of the economy. Students in this program will learn preliminary IT skills in digital multimedia and production. During the first semester, students will learn web page development skills which will include; Markup Language and Site Development Essentials; HTML5 Coding; Cascading Style sheets and Graphical Elements; Hyperlinks; HTML Tables; Web Forms; Video, Audio and Image Techniques; Extending HTML; and GUI Editors and Mobile Websites. During the second semester, students will enhance their digital multimedia and production skills by creating a website. This year-long course completes a program of study in the Information Technology Pathway and provides the opportunity to earn CIW Site Development Associate Certification. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IIA/IIB This course will take students deeper into the study of information technology and will provide the opportunity to earn the CIW Web Foundations Associate Certification. The CIW Web Foundations series of courses is a vendor-neutral Web education program. The CIW Web Foundations series consists of three foundational courses and corresponding certification exams which include: Internet Business Associate, Site Development Associate and Network Technology Associate.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 1/2 TBUSINESS INTERNSHIP 1/2 BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 1A/1B This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid "on-the-job" work experience in the career area of their choice. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in those particular occupations.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1A/1B Class meets for one to two hours daily in the Construction Lab at Dakota High School. Students will gain proficiency in correct, safe usage of hand, stationary and portable power tools commonly associated with residential construction. Students will also learn correct construction terms; basic construction concepts; materials usage, estimating and measurement. They will be instructed in the fundamentals of residential construction systems such as foundations, framing, window/door installation, roofing, siding, masonry, plumbing, and electrical wiring.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1YA,1YB,1YC, and 1YD CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1YA CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1YB CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1YC CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1YD Class meets for one hour daily in the Construction Lab at Dakota High School. Enrolling in four one-hour, one-semester classes is equivalent to the one-year, two-hour course option. Students need to complete four semesters of Construction Trades 1YA, 1YB, 1YC, and 1YD to be eligible to enroll in Construction Trades 2A/2B.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES 2A/2B Class meets for two hours daily at the Dakota High School Construction Lab. Students will apply and further develop skills learned in Construction Trades 1 through extensive hands-on experience as they work to complete a modular home. Students will work in a production environment in which they will learn the importance of effective teamwork to meet production schedules, to stay within project budget and to deliver a product, which meets specific quality objectives. Students will be required to work as a volunteer with any Habitat for Humanity chapter for a minimum of 6 hours. Personal management skills necessary for success in the construction trades will be stressed. Additional topics taught in the Construction Trades class include Site Preparation, Employability Skills, Green Technology Construction Techniques, exposure to Heavy Equipment/Civil Construction Techniques, and Construction Business Management
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES 3A/3B This course will provide additional hands-on experience in the field of Construction based on skills learned in Construction 2. Students will be expected to be a leader on the job, and to be assigned Project Manager duties with descriptions from the instructor including: material list break down, cost break down of list, labor estimating, contractor scheduling, BIA membership, MITES completion involvement and Michigan Building Code. Students will work in a production environment to learn the importance of effective teamwork to meet production schedules, stay within project budget and deliver a modular home, which meets specific quality objectives. Students are required to work as a volunteer with a Habitat for Humanity chapter for a minimum of 6 hours. Employability skills necessary for success in the Construction Trades will be stressed
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES INTERNSHIP 1/2 CONSTRUCTION TRADES INTERNSHIP 1/2 CONSTRUCTION TRADES INTERNSHIP 1A/1B This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to improve their construction skills and employability through a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the construction career area. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS 1A/1B The primary goal of this career-oriented course is to provide students the opportunity to acquire skills, which prepare them for successful entry and advancement within the Hospitality Industry. The class provides extensive experience in large quantity food production and customer relations. These skills are best demonstrated and applied in the operation of the “Meeting Grounds Restaurant,” a full-service restaurant open to the public where students are responsible for all facets of food production, customer service and portion control.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS 2A/2B This advanced course is designed to equip students with the experiences and skills necessary for making personal career decisions and progressing professionally within the hospitality and food service industry. Pre-preparation, quantity food production, menu planning, restaurant management, cost control and accounting are just a few of the areas emphasized. These skills are best applied through the operation of the Meeting Grounds Restaurant. This course educates students about comprehensive sustainability in order to become aware of the environment and how the hospitality & culinary industry can make a positive impact.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS 3A/3B This advanced course is designed to provide food service and management skills for students to support making personal career decisions and progressing professionally within the food service industry. Managing skills are practiced on a daily basis for the behind the scene skills that include inventory, ordering, pricing, menu planning, sanitation management, and cost control. These skills are best applied through the operation of “The Meeting Grounds Restaurant.”
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS INTERNSHIP 1/2 CULINARY ARTS INTERNSHIP 1/2 CULINARY ARTS INTERNSHIP 1A/1B This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the career area of their choice. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Hospitality and Tourism TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY Students will gain an understanding of the core skills needed, education and work experiences required in order to advance in the world's second largest industry – Tourism and Hospitality. Students will also become familiar with the various career paths and opportunities available in the other main branches of the tourism and hospitality industry. Portions of the course will include lessons on world cultures and their food. Students will gain basic exposure to the culinary arts.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction TECHNICAL DESIGN 1A/1B) This is the first course of a possible four-year design program. Students will be introduced to methods of Computer Aided Design (CAD), drafting, free-hand design and electronic digital media to develop professional drawing, design and visualization skills. Students will learn engineering and architecturally-based innovative techniques of free-hand sketching, lettering, measuring, geometric construction, pictorial techniques, orthographic projection and 3D modeling basics. Projects will include a focus on “green” technologies, alternative/renewable energy, and related innovations used by today’s designers, engineers, installation/service technicians, and architects.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MECHANICAL DESIGN 1A/1B This second year course continues development of visualization skills, use of electronic digital media, technical design, and basic design elements of dimensioning, sectioning, auxiliary projection, with the introduction of simple assembly designs. This course gives students an in-depth look at the utilization of CAD and drafting related careers as future options. Students are introduced to the concepts of design techniques including 3D parametric modeling, solid modeling, surface modeling, rendering and mechanical assemblies in a technical design environment. In addition students will be introduced to fabrication lab safety through the construction of small design and build projects
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE 1A/1B This second-year course in residential design provides basic information, methods, symbols and the architectural language necessary for planning various types of residential dwellings. Students are provided experiences in the methods of drafting, free-hand design and electronic digital media to develop visualization skills specific to architecture. Learning to prepare architectural working designs will be taught using both traditional and computer-based methods. Techniques in visualizing spaces in a two-dimensional field and transforming them to three-dimensional forms are introduced and developed. Students will also be introduced to architectural modeling and other build projects.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING DESIGN 1YA/1YB ENGINEERING DESIGN 1YA/1YB ENGINEERING DESIGN 1YC/1YD In this third year course, students take an advanced look at the engineering design profession. Students will learn to apply design concepts, engineering problem solving, and visual graphic techniques while maintaining professional ethics, and responsibility. Students will be introduced to design theory of basic machine elements through the introduction of dies, jigs and other industrial applications. Students will accomplish typical industry design practices including the preparation of complete production tool designs using the CAD system. Understanding the theory of detail design procedures will be explained through the latest design methods, technical skills, industrial applications, and practices of mechanical assembly. Topical areas may include: bill of materials, subassemblies, standard parts, fasteners, dimensioning, visualization and advanced 3-dimensional CAD techniques. Students will incorporate rapid prototyping technology for model design, analysis and verification of a fully defined new part. The building of simple projects will be included in the course experience while maintaining personal safety in the fabrication lab.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE 1YA/1YB COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE 1YA/1YB COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE 1YC/1YD This third-year course will provide students the opportunity to design advanced level single-family and multi-family structures using industry required Computer Aided (CAD) methods. Introduction to commercial structures using scheduling, documentation, site planning, structural systems, building systems, materials and presentation methods to meet proper building code will be emphasized. This class will help students develop skills in architectural 2D design, 3D design and visualization techniques that will emphasize a structure’s overall construction requirement. Students will research, plan, design, develop and document their work by creating working drawings and presentation boards. Architectural modeling techniques created through computer-based applications and hand-built applications will help prepare students for future architectural college and industry requirements. Students will be expected to create design portfolios, digital presentations, apply research and development strategies to successfully develop structure documentation related to both residential and commercial architecture. Students will be expected to follow all the computer safety and lab safety requirements within the classroom. Each student will be expected to adhere to the proper safety procedures, school code of conduct and classroom rules to ensure a safe learning environment while attaining the highest level of college or industry preparedness.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 1A/1B In this fourth-year course students will have the opportunity to design and develop a variety of new products and mechanisms using the latest in engineering design techniques. With concept sketching and visualization as a foundation, projects will be designed, engineered, prototyped, fabricated and tested for performance and durability. Students will focus on 3-D solid part design and analysis using the CAD system. Results from the applications of various digital electronic media may include; Photo-Realistic Rendering, Animation, Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Plastic Rapid Prototyping of 3-D solids. Special emphasis is placed on the Research and Development of fully defined new products. Students will use all essential metal and woodworking tools in the DHS fabrication lab to manufacture and assemble their final projects. Students will be required to give a final portfolio presentation of their research and will depart the class with a greater understanding of the development of tangible industry processes, methods, new product development and equipment.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction DESIGN INTERNSHIP 1/2 DESIGN INTERNSHIP 1/2 DESIGN INTERNSHIP 1A/1B This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the career area of their choice. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation..
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences FABRICS I and II This course explores the use of fabrics in design, sewing, and fashion. Learning and implementing the fundamentals of sewing is the focus of this course. Students will complete projects using specific techniques and having some flexibility on what they construct. FABRICS II This course will build on the basic skills acquired in Fibers and Fabrics I. Students will construct projects that apply their previous knowledge as well as learning new challenging techniques in order to increase their skill level.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences NUTRITION EDUCATION I and II Master the basics of nutrition in this course. What specific nutrients are needed? Where do you get them? How does the body break down foods into energy and the chemical components needed for optimal health? Students make a thorough investigation of the nutrients and how they interact with the body, explore nutrition guidelines, and learn how to improve their eating habits. Students will also learn some basic cooking skills as they participate in enrichment labs. NUTRITION EDUCATION II The science of Nutrition is exploding as scientists uncover the healing powers of many foods. New diet trends and studies emerge on a daily basis. Some discoveries are useful but others are misleading and only a means to make marketers rich. This course will explore these new discoveries and help students to distinguish fact from fallacy. Along with exploring new trends, course topics include research methodology, functional foods, toxic foods, food additives, organic foods, sustainability, weight management, and diet and body analysis. The enrichment labs in Nutrition II have an emphasis on “natural, functional foods.”
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences HOUSING AND INTERIOR DESIGN I and II This course provides a broad overview of how to plan, layout, design and furnish the interior of a residential and commercial space. Students will study on projects involving architectural design, floor plans, color schemes, principles of design, housing needs, universal design and related careers in housing/interior design. Practical applications will include drawing, rendering, computerized floor plans and presentation boards. HOUSING AND INTERIOR DESIGN II This class extends the learning from Housing and Interior Design I. Advanced projects will be based on design principles and client specifications. Topics may include windows, lighting, flooring, furniture, color schemes, architecture, kitchen and bath design, landscaping and computerized floor plans.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences CONSUMER EDUCATION If you feel your money is managing you instead of you managing your money, choosing this class will help you regain control of your personal finances. You will explore financial management and planning, credit decisions, insurance, taxation, investing, understanding the stock market, consumerism and, of course, how to make wise earning and spending choices. Using real-life situations you will gain the skills, which will enable you to realize your financial goals.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences HUMAN RELATIONS This activity-based course will explore the topics of character, values, self-esteem, diversity, tolerance, communication, anger management, team building, dating, love, marriage, divorce, aging, and death. This course is designed to assess personal strengths and weaknesses, and to promote personal growth through introspection and shared experiences. As a result, students will learn how they can build successful and effective relationships with co-workers, significant others, and family members.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences INDEPENDENT LIVING If you want to be ready for independence, this class is for you. It emphasizes the need to be self-motivated while studying personal management. Skills to be learned include the wise use of credit, how to correctly use a checking account, assessing insurance needs, how to make housing decisions, meal planning and food preparation and many more. Personal goals will be the basis for applying these skills in making decisions during class as well as throughout life. As a capstone experience, students will utilize “On Your Own: Coast to Coast,” a computer software simulation that will allow them to apply the skills learned in class to navigate the ups and downs of living independently as they face obstacles, choices, and challenges that mimic “real world” situations.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences HEALTH This course is required for graduation. It covers health and wellness, emotional and mental health, relationships, the human life cycle including the reproductive system, health problems and diseases including sexually transmitted diseases, substance use abuse and nutrition.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Family and Consumer Sciences PARENTING and YOUNG CHILDREN The responsibilities and rewards of becoming a parent as well as the need to strengthen the family will be explored in this course while also discovering the developmental needs of the young child. Students will study changes that occur in parenthood through interaction and practical experiences such as “Real Care-II,” which simulates parenting of an infant. Students will explore the physical, intellectual, emotional and social growth and development through age five. This course is designed to promote strong families, parenting skills, early childhood development, and positive relationships.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC DESIGN INTRODUCTION The primary goal of this course is to introduce students to the publishing skills needed for graphic design for industry and/or higher education through various lessons, assignments, and projects. This course covers the following areas of study: digital layout, design, electronic pre-press, scanning, desktop and electronic publishing, formatting and manipulating text and graphics for print and the web. Program software utilized: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop). A cumulative electronic portfolio produced upon completion of this course.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERMEDIATE The primary goal of this course is to prepare students with the drawing and photo editing skills needed for graphic design in industry and/or higher education through various lessons, assignments, and projects. This course covers the following areas of study: computer drawing, vector artwork design, formatting, enhancing, correcting and manipulating text, images, photos, and graphics for print and the web. Program software utilized: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop). A cumulative electronic portfolio produced upon completion of this course.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC DESIGN 1A/1B 9255 GRAPHIC DESIGN 1YA 9256 GRAPHIC DESIGN 1YB 9257 GRAPHIC DESIGN 1YC 9258 GRAPHIC DESIGN 1YD The primary goal of these courses is to independently reinforce, establish, and strengthen the specific skills needed for graphic design in industry and/or higher education through various tutorials. This course covers the following areas of study: computer drawing, vector artwork design, formatting, enhancing, correcting and manipulating text, images, photos, and graphics for print and the web. Students must possess basic math, grammar, reading, and critical thinking skills. Program software utilized: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop). A cumulative electronic portfolio produced upon completion of this course.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC DESIGN 2A/2B GRAPHIC DESIGN 2YA GRAPHIC DESIGN 2YB GRAPHIC DESIGN 2YC GRAPHIC DESIGN 2YD The primary goal of the “beyond completer” courses is for students to practice their employability and job skills needed for graphic design in industry and/or higher education; through various independent assignments, as well as, public, private sector, and district jobs. Program software utilized: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop). A cumulative electronic portfolio produced upon completion of this course.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC DESIGN 3A/3B The primary goal of this course emphasizes leadership and employability skills to prepare students for success in the graphic design industry. Students will enhance their skill set using Adobe Creative Suite 6 software (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) for computer drawing, vector artwork design, formatting, enhancing, correcting and manipulating text, images, photos, and graphics for print and the web. Students will create several project-based assignments within the school district, community and non-profit clients. An electronic portfolio will be produced upon completion of this course.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in graphic design. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Marketing MARKETING I and II Marketing is all around us. Students will discover this in the Marketing 1 course where they are introduced to the foundations and functions of marketing. Students will also learn the steps of a sale and understand customer-buying motives. Students will be introduced to the operation of the school store where they will gain hands-on experience. Marketing students are members of DECA and are encouraged to get involved in DECA activities. This course is essential for students who plan on studying marketing or business in college. It is strongly recommended that students sign up for Marketing 2 (second semester) to be eligible to work in the school store as a senior marketing student. MARKETING II Marketing 2 students will become involved in the buying activities that are associated with the school store lab and will expand knowledge of marketing by focusing on functions such as pricing, promotion, place, and product. Students will also learn how government is involved in business and about the different economies of the world. This course is essential for students who plan on studying marketing or business in college. It is strongly recommended that students sign up for Marketing II to be eligible to work in the school store as a senior marketing student.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Marketing MARKETING 3A/3B School Store-Gen Merchandising This class prepares students to apply skills through the operation of the school store “The Wig Wam.” This is a 2-hour block class. Areas of work and management include: sales, selecting and purchasing merchandise, display and visual merchandising, and cashiering. Students will design promotions and advertising campaigns. Other topic areas include: fashion merchandising, management skills, sports and entertainment marketing, business ethics, and human relations skills. If you are interested in a career in retail sales, marketing, or management, and want a “hands-on” approach to learning this is the class for you.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Marketing ENTREPRENEURSHIP Have you ever thought about opening your own business? Do you have what it takes to be your own boss? If so, this class is for you. This course prepares students to carry out the entrepreneurial process and experience the entrepreneurial spirit. Students will develop an innovative idea, conduct a feasibility analysis, and write a business plan. Course activities will be focused on developing the student’s communication skills, initiative, creativity, flexibility, and problem solving techniques. While entrepreneurship education is tailored for future small business owners, it prepares all students for the workforce of tomorrow. Entrepreneurship students are eligible to join and get involved in DECA. Entrepreneurship is an excellent course to accompany the study of Marketing. It is also an appropriate course for students who are not enrolled in the Business program, but still have an interest in what it takes to start a business. Note that students wishing to complete a course of study in the Business Management Pathway should enroll in the course called New Business Start Up and Management (in lieu of Entrepreneurship) which is one of five courses that complete a program of study in Business Management found in the Business section of this course book.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Marketing MARKETING INTERNSHIP 1A/1B This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the career area of their choice. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MECHATRONICS and ROBOTICS 1A and 1B Within a state-of-the-art lab, students will begin the journey into learning the various disciplines (see above overview) involved in mechatronics. Underlying theory and principles will gradually come together, and come to life, through a combination of learning strategies including: hands-on learning, computer-based lessons, use of high tech trainers and equipment, industry experts and site visits, and (perhaps most importantly), periodic, student-created projects that apply learning and allow students to develop novel solutions to challenges. Students can expect to improve their understanding of many physics principles that are naturally embedded in mechatronics. In addition to appropriate STEM* knowledge and skills, 21st century skills like critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem-solving and effective communication will be developed. Opportunities for student leadership, participation in competitions, and work-based learning experiences, will also be woven in throughout. MECHATRONICS & ROBOTICS 1B This is a seamless continuation of Mechatronics 1A. (See above.)
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MECHATRONICS and ROBOTICS 2A and 2B In the second year, students will incorporate and build upon their knowledge of mechatronics learned in the first year through more complex, project-based application. Additional opportunity for work-based learning, student leadership, and competition will be incorporated. (See Mechatronics & Robotics overview at top of page and description for Mechatronics 1A for details about mechatronics content.) MECHATRONICS & ROBOTICS 2B This is a seamless continuation of Mechatronics 2A (see above) and the course in which a capstone experience or project should be concluded and shared.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Health Science MEDICAL CAREERS 1A / ANATOMY IN HEALTH and DISEASE 1B Are you interested in a career in the medical field? Come and explore your career options while learning many patient care skills, such as CPR, first aid, patient transport, temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and much more. This skill-based course offers medical terminology and anatomy and physiology relating to patient care. Upon completion of this course students earn a .50 credit in Career and Technical Education and .50 credit in Anatomy in Health and Disease (science elective credit).
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Health Science ENGLISH 11A/11B (MEDICAL) This Medical Academy English course will meet all of the eleventh grade English content standards in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This course is designed to provide students with the critical thinking, writing and research skills needed to succeed in any challenging post-secondary curriculum. Students will master a variety of writing formats including essays, research, creative and technical writing. Students will improve in the areas of grammar, vocabulary, and rhetoric. Technology will be utilized for instruction and presentations, both group and individual. Students will prepare for the Michigan Merit Exam by practicing specific test-taking strategies.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Health Science MEDICAL CAREERS 2A / ANATOMY IN HEALTH and DISEASE 2B (2 hr) * This class is a continuation of Medical Careers I. The class will offer advanced patient-care skills and advanced theory focusing on the demand for multi-skilled workers in health care. A clinical component will also be offered to qualified students who meet department criteria. These students will gain additional hand-on instruction by spending class time at the McLaren Medical Center.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Health Science ENGLISH 12A/12B This Medical Academy English course meets the English Content Standards in reading, writing, speaking and listening in addition to meeting the on-line learning requirements for the Michigan Merit Curriculum. Students will develop critical reading, writing, research and analytical skills. This course includes tests, quizzes, writing assignments, individualized vocabulary and grammar study, discussion boards, projects and debates. This course’s content is rigorous and requires highly motivated, organized students who are able and willing to work independently.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Health Science MEDICAL CAREERS INTERNSHIP 1/2 MEDICAL CAREERS INTERNSHIP 1/2 MEDICAL CAREERS INTERNSHIP 1A/1B Students may be placed in a health facility for which their skills and interest levels are appropriate. This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid "on-the-job" work experience in the medical field. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Education and Training TEACHER CADET 1/2 The Teacher Cadet program is an innovative hands-on course designed for high school students who want to become teachers and to gain experience working with pre-school, elementary and middle school students. An instructional component will be integral to the “in-classroom” experience with a strong emphasis on writing. You will work with students in as many capacities as possible: tutoring, working on special projects, supervising small groups, and eventually teaching a lesson to the entire class. You may also help with various classroom preparation duties. You will strengthen your understanding of the teaching process by documenting your observations and achievements in a Teacher Cadet Portfolio. Excellent attendance is required. Student must have clearance from the Family Independence Agency Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry. (Forms will be provided at interview.)
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction WOODWORKING 1 and 2 Course content includes use of hand and electric power tools, safety, measurement and plan layout. Students will design and construct a project. Should the student wish to build a large project, Woods 2 for the 2nd semester is suggested. WOODWORKING 2 Furniture and furniture accessory construction featured. Exclusive use of hand, power and stationary power tools. Student should consider Woods 3 the following semester to complete a large project. The project chosen shall be a challenge to the student’s ability level.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction WOODWORKING 3 and 4 Furniture construction featured. Students should elect to build or continue a large project or build a number of fine small projects. The project chosen shall be a challenge to the student’s ability level. Millwork and exclusive use of power tools are covered. WOODWORKING 4 Furniture construction and industrial process is featured with millwork and exclusive use of power tools. The student will construct a large project of his or her own choice and design. The project chosen shall be a challenge to the student’s ability level.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction ADVANCED WOOD and MILLWORK/CABINETMAKING 1A/1B and 2A/2B Actual cabinet-making shop conditions are duplicated. Students will use power machinery, as well as, hand, portable electric, and air power tools. Two projects during the year will be of the student's choice. Wood experience and technology taught will enable the student to secure a job in a cabinetmaking shop or a related area of trade. ADVANCED WOOD & MILLWORK/CABINETMAKING 2A/2B Actual cabinet-making shop conditions are duplicated. Students will use power machinery, as well as, hand, portable electric and air-powered tools. Two projects during the year will be the student’s choice. Wood experience and technology taught will enable the student to secure a job in a cabinetmaking shop or a related area of trade.
Chippewa Valley Chippewa Valley Architecture and Construction ADVANCED WOOD/MILL/CABINET INTERNSHIP 1/2 ADVANCED WOOD/MILL/CABINET INTERNSHIP 1/2 ADVANCED WOOD/MILL/CABINET INTERNSHIP 1A/1B This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the career area of their choice. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in that particular occupation.
Clintondale Clintondale Arts, A/V Technology and Communications TV PRODUCTION I This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills related to the television production industry. It includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: camera operation, recoding audio, lighting systems, pre-production, post production, visual effects and graphics, and copyright laws.
Clintondale Clintondale Arts, A/V Technology and Communications ADVANCED TV PRODUCTION This course is designed to provide students with the advanced knowledge and skills related to the television production industry. It includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: camera operation, recoding audio, lighting systems, pre-production, post production, visual effects and graphics, and copyright laws.
Clintondale Clintondale Business, Management and Administration INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS Students will be given a working knowledge of the computer to include understanding computer terminology, and performing Word, Excel spread sheeting, Access, and PowerPoint operations. Students will also be required to demonstrate keyboarding techniques and Internet capabilities.
Clintondale Clintondale Information Technology DIGITAL MEDIA This course provides an introduction to HTML programming. Topics include integrating JavaScript and HTML, creating pop-up windows, adding scrolling messages, validating forms, enhancing the use of images and form objects, working with cookies, arrays, and frames, and using objects to create a mall application. Students will create working websites.
Clintondale Clintondale Business, Management and Administration ADVANCED COMPUTERS The office assistant course is designed to prepare students for opportunities in today’s rapidly changing business environment. Students will acquire skills and knowledge of office procedures and equipment. They will demonstrate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook, sufficient to pass Microsoft testing. Windows 98 and Office XP will be completely covered.
Clintondale Clintondale Marketing SPORTS and ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING Sports and Entertainment Marketing takes you on a step-by-step journey through the world of marketing. You will encounter and learn about the key functions of marketing and how those functions are applied to sports and entertainment. This course will include selling, advertising, promoting, sponsors, public relations, planning an event, interpersonal relations, and employability skills, communication, and product research and development.
Clintondale Clintondale Business, Management and Administration ENTREPRENEURSHIP This course will let you feel what it’s like to be your own boss and make your own schedule. It will show you how to start your own business and make it a success. Hands-on simulations let you test you skills to see if you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur. This course will look at what skills are needed to be an entrepreneur, ownership’s of businesses, developing a business plan, financing, hiring and managing staff, record keeping, and identify a market need.
Clintondale Clintondale Marketing SCHOOL STORE This course is an actual on-the-job training experience in a retail store operation, located in the high school. It includes training experience in the following areas: salesmanship, merchandising, display, promotion, advertising, inventory control, cashiering, and accounting.
Clintondale Clintondale Marketing JOB SHADOW This class will have the student participate in job shadowing where the student will observe a mentor working in the career field of his/her choice for 90 hours per semester. The shadowing stationing will be selected by the high school, and an area employer will assign a career mentor to the student. The job shadow hours can vary. For example, the 90 hour requirement can be fulfilled before school officially begins in the summer, or Saturdays and Sundays, Christmas and Easter break, or whatever can be worked out between the employer and the job shadow. The class is graded on a credit/no credit basis, unless student fails to attend placement, in which case they will receive an “F”.
Clintondale Clintondale Business, Management and Administration STUDENT INTERNSHIP This program allows the students of Clintondale High School to creatively practice and develop skills learned in the classroom and laboratory with a real job situation in the business sector. By participating in the cooperative education program, students enhance their employability and earning power. They develop attributes such as attendance, punctuality, dependability, loyalty, and responsibility.
East Detroit East Detroit Finance ACCOUNTING I and II Accounting I is a one-year course that covers the accounting cycle beginning with the opening entry in a journal, posting to the ledger, preparation of a trial balance, worksheet, and financial reports/statements for a business. Basic computerized accounting will also be covered throughout the course. A practical project/simulation using actual business forms to reinforce concepts of the accounting cycle and procedures is also used. Basic math skills are necessary. ACCOUNTING II This course begins with a review of the accounting cycle. The remainder of the course teaches advanced accounting techniques and the application of these techniques to management decisions. An introduction to basic computerized accounting procedures is covered. Practical computerized projects, using actual business forms, are used to reinforce concepts of the accounting cycle and procedures. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the EDHS-Baker College Articulation Agreement.
East Detroit East Detroit Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS LAW Students will have an opportunity to learn about the legal environment in which they live and about the laws that govern human conduct in our society. Topics covered during the semester are: criminal law, tort law, juvenile law, consumer law, contract law, and laws for various business firms. In addition, students will study how our legal system developed and how jury trials are conducted in both civil and criminal cases. Business law students may qualify for college credit under an articulation agreement established with the college.
East Detroit East Detroit Family and Consumer Sciences PERSONAL FINANCE This course provides a student with a basic understanding of personal finance. Areas that will be included in this class are: determining needs and wants, setting goals, decision making, basic pay and benefits to consider when choosing a career, income tax, budgeting, banking services, credit, transportation, housing, insurance and food purchasing.
East Detroit East Detroit Business, Management and Administration INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS COMPUTERS Introduction to Business Computers provides an introductory experience in using computers in the business world. Students will be introduced to creating, editing, and printing documents using a word processing program, analyzing numerical data using a spreadsheet program, organizing and sorting information (construct queries) using a database program, incorporating graphics into created documents, and creating multi-media presentations. Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic computer formatting and layout within each program. Proficiency or operational functions on the computer will also be stressed. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the East Detroit High School Baker College Articulation Agreement.
East Detroit East Detroit Information Technology ADVANCED BUSINESS COMPUTERS/MEDIA COMPUTERS Advanced Business Computers teaches skills in photo editing, video editing, and web page design in conjunction with advanced techniques in word processing, database construction, spreadsheet applications, graphic programs, and presentation software. This project-based course provides an in-depth experience in the use of computers to solve business problems. Simulated projects with the use of peripherals (scanners, digital cameras, etc.) will be completed integrating these programs. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the East Detroit High School Baker College Articulation Agreement.
East Detroit East Detroit Information Technology MEDIA and PUBLICATIONS GRAPHICS Students explore the principles and elements of graphic design and desktop publishing. Students learn how to create good designs through effective use of layout elements and page composition. Completed projects demonstrate creativity with colors, graphics, layers, text, frames, white space, etc. Publications include CD and magazine covers, newsletters, and brochures. Students will learn one of the industry’s leading software design programs.
East Detroit East Detroit Information Technology WEB DESIGN and ADVANCED WEB DESIGN Students will perform the different tasks that are required to work in a web design environment. Web pages and multipage sites will be designed and developed using basic HTML. Students will learn how to embed video and music and will be exposed to JavaScript in order to add effects to their web pages. Students will work with photo editing software in order to edit their photos and create their own buttons and logos. Students will also learn efficient on-line searching techniques and discuss ethical and legal issues relating to the World Wide Web. ADVANCED WEB DESIGN This course begins with a review of how to build websites using HTML. Using current industry software, students will work on creating and managing professional websites. They will create, edit, and animate their own web graphics, movies, etc. They will also work with Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript, and more. Students will have the opportunity to create websites for local businesses and organizations. After taking the Advanced Web class, students will leave with an impressive portfolio that will increase their future marketability.
East Detroit East Detroit Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS EXTERNSHIP This course provides the opportunity for senior students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the business career area of their choice. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
East Detroit East Detroit Marketing MARKETING I and II MARKETING I Marketing I is an introduction to marketing concepts such s buying, selling, distribution, advertising, display, inventory control, and organization of a store. The laboratory hour includes organizing advertising campaigns, visual merchandising, and all operations necessary to run the East Detroit High School Shamrock Shoppe. MARKETING II This class gives a basic understanding of how marketing relates to our total economy. The student learns how to apply marketing principles to real-life situations. Employer and employee relationships are studied along with skills required for employment and job success. Entrepreneurial and management skills will be explored while being exposed to work in the Shamrock Shoppe. Each student will become a member of DECA, an association of marketing students (www.deca.org or www.mideca.org). Students may have the opportunity to compete with students from other schools in competitive events. Marketing II students may qualify for college credit under an articulation agreement established with the college.
East Detroit East Detroit Marketing MARKETING I/SHAMROCK SHOPPE Marketing I/Shamrock Shoppe is a two-hour block class – one hour of theory and one hour of laboratory study. Introduction to marketing applications are covered in many areas of marketing such as buying, selling, distributing, advertising, display, inventory control, and organization of a store. The laboratory hour includes organizing advertising campaigns, visual merchandising, and all operations necessary to run the East Detroit High School Shamrock Shoppe.
East Detroit East Detroit Marketing MARKETING EXTERNSHIP This course provides the opportunity for senior students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in Marketing. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws. Marketing II students may qualify for college credit under an articulation agreement established with the college.
East Detroit East Detroit Family and Consumer Sciences INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS This course examines the family through the life cycle. Topics include human development theories, relationships, family dynamics, and challenges facing families today.
East Detroit East Detroit Family and Consumer Sciences CHILD DEVELOPMENT I and II Child Development is a course designed for males and females to develop parenting skills. Students learn the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of health habits to promote a normal, happy child along with determining the costs of parenthood. CHILD DEVELOPMENT II Child Development II is for students interested in childcare and/or teaching as a career. Students will plan and direct play activities for pre-school children in a classroom laboratory. Different types of childcare centers and the importance of quality care will be emphasized.
East Detroit East Detroit Education and Training TEACHER CADET Students will be trained in the art of teaching and the skills needed to be a teacher. Students will have direct contact with other students in preschool, elementary, middle or high school classrooms and work with cooperating mentor teachers. They will plan and supervise student activities and develop skills necessary for the teaching profession while working toward a Child Development Associate Credential. At the completion of the course, students may receive articulation credit with local colleges
East Detroit East Detroit Family and Consumer Sciences EXPLORING FOOD Exploring Food places emphasis on food preparation through actual cooking experience. Planning nutritious meals, wise shopping, and efficient use of time and resources will be considered.
East Detroit East Detroit Family and Consumer Sciences FOOD AND FITNESS Food and Fitness focuses on the concept of “You are what you eat” as it relates to their fitness levels. Students maximize energy and performance levels by selecting nutritious foods, understanding fad diets, preparing energizing snacks and meals, and exercising for lifetime fitness.
East Detroit East Detroit Family and Consumer Sciences INTERIOR DESIGN Interior Design is structured to provide basic knowledge in creating tasteful and practical surroundings in which to live. Areas that will be explored include design elements, color schemes, room layouts, furniture styles, accessories, and housing designs.
East Detroit East Detroit Health Science INTRO TO MEDICAL CAREERS I High school students who are interested in a health or medical career are encouraged to take Intro to Medical Careers. This course will explore the history of medical careers and careers in the health and medical careers. It will also introduce the student to basic medical skills and medical terminology that will be taught in Medical Careers I and II. The purpose of this course is to allow the student to explore the medical field before entering into the Medical Careers Academy.
East Detroit East Detroit Health Science MEDICAL CAREERS I and II High school students interested in a health or medical career are encouraged to take Medical Careers I. This course explores a variety of medical careers and presents activities for self-awareness to pursue a job in the medical field. Students study medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body, and major diseases related to specific body systems. The students will also learn basic entry-level skills of a healthcare worker such as: temperature, pulse, and respiration; blood pressures, patient care, range of motion, CPR and First Aid. Medical Careers will prepare students for employment in various healthcare service areas and guides students toward assorted college/career pathways. Students may qualify for college credit under an articulation agreement established with Macomb Community College. MEDICAL CAREERS II The advanced class of the Medical Careers is a continuation of Medical Careers I. This class is designed to further equip students with basic entry-level skills of a healthcare worker such as verbal or written communication skills; assessment of patients/client needs, decision-making skills, legal and ethical issues, employability skills, teamwork, infection control and safety, and cultural diversity. The course also introduces students to emergency, dental, and medical assisting skills, along with physical therapy assisting, nursing assisting and laboratory skills. Re-certification for CPR and First Aid is also offered. Students must be enrolled in this class to be eligible for the externship portion of the program. Students may qualify for college credit under an articulation agreement established with Baker College and Macomb Community College.
East Detroit East Detroit Health Science MEDICAL CAREERS EXTERNSHIP Successful completion of Medical Careers I, parental consent and instructor approval. (Some job placements require a physical examination and TB test) Externship is the accredited part of the high school curriculum where students receive supervised, paid work experience while attending the related class at the high school. Medical Careers Externship students are given release time from school to receive on-the-job training in area hospitals, nursing homes, doctors' offices, dentists' offices and extended care facilities. Occupations available vary from year to year depending on student interest and community resources. Placement opportunities may include Medical Office Assistant, Dental Assistant, Dietary Aide, Nurse Assistant, Housekeeping Aide, Physical Therapy Aide, Pharmacy Aide, Laboratory Aide, and Veterinary Aide. (Please Note: Medical Careers Externs must enroll in Medical Careers II. It is the student’s responsibility to find an externship placement). This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
East Detroit East Detroit Hospitality and Tourism INTRO TO CULINARY ARTS/ FOODSERVICE High school students interested in a foodservice or hospitality career are required to take Introduction to Culinary Arts prior to enrolling in Culinary Arts/Foodservice I. This course explores the safety and sanitation practices that are used in food service establishments. Students learn basic culinary terminology, practice knife handling techniques, and various cooking methods with instructor labs.
East Detroit East Detroit Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS/ FOODSERVICE I and II ProStart® is a foodservice program written by the National Restaurant Association (NRA). This course provides students with the training to operate a student-run catering business that entails the running of sales, food demonstrations and displays for the students, staff, and parents of the district. Training in safety, kitchen sanitation, and quantity measuring are some of the components of the study of foodservice. Students will have the opportunity to become nationally certified by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) in foodservice safety and sanitation, a certification required by restaurant managers and mandatory in Michigan. In addition, the course explores the concepts of successful customer relations, preventing accidents and injury, commercial equipment, nutrition, breakfast foods, sandwiches, salads and garnishes, fruits and vegetables, basic business math, and controlling foodservice costs. CULINARY ARTS/ FOODSERVICE II The second year of ProStart® provides students with further training in the restaurant industry by learning the ins/outs of ordering and receiving, the travel and lodging industry, a history of foodservice, potatoes and grains, the art of service, desserts and specialized baked goods, marketing and menu writing, inventory control; meat, poultry, and seafood; standard accounting practices; stocks, soups and sauces; the retail industry; and communicating with customers. Students may have the opportunity to work under a mentor at one of the local participating restaurants. Students will gain valuable industry experience to start them in the direction of restaurant management and many other careers in the industry.
East Detroit East Detroit Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS/ FOODSERVICE EXTERNSHIP Externship is an accredited part of the high school curriculum. Students receive supervised, paid work experience. Foodservice Externship students are given release time from school to receive on-the-job training in area restaurants or other hospitality facilities. Occupations available vary from year to year depending on the student's abilities, interests, and experience. Placement opportunities may include kitchen helper, cook's helper, pantry goods maker, baker's helper, pastry helper, cook, cashier, and waiter/waitress.
East Detroit East Detroit Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security INTRO TO PUBLIC SAFETY CAREERS This course will explore the three main areas of careers in Public Safety. The students will receive an overview of Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Emergency Medical Technician. Students will learn the basic methods and practices used in each of the three career areas. Classroom instruction will be augmented by the use of guest speakers from the career areas. Walking field trips to the Fire Station and Police Station will enhance the experience for the students.
East Detroit East Detroit Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security LAW ENFORCEMENT I and II This course will help prepare students to perform the duties of police and public security officers, criminal investigator, federal marshal, police detective, evidence technician, and other careers in this area. Students will learn basic skills such as patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, equipment operations and maintenance, report preparation, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities. Through field trips and internships, students will have an opportunity to witness how actual law enforcement professionals perform these duties. LAW ENFORCEMENT II Law Enforcement II will build on the skills and information learned in Law Enforcement I. In this second year, students will move from the theory and basic skill level and apply the knowledge learned during advanced instruction and practical application. Throughout the course, an emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing leadership skills in the students. The course will include a job shadowing experience with a law enforcement professional. The course will include field trips to enhance the learning experience.
East Detroit East Detroit Information Technology MEDIA COMPUTERS This course will use the same curriculum as the current course titled Advanced Business Computers. This is a 10-week course that all students must take if they choose the Digital Media pathway. Students will receive exposure to video editing, photo editing, web design, etc. The course will give the students some background knowledge for either pathway and will spark their interest for learning more about each area.
East Detroit East Detroit Arts, A/V Technology and Communications TELEVISION PRODUCTION I and II This course provides students with the fundamentals of television production. The goal is to teach students video techniques. Topics covered include technology, lighting, camera operation, audio recording and editing, video recording and editing. Students will gain hands-on experience in the EDHS’s television studio. TELEVISION PRODUCTION II This course builds on the technical skills learned in Radio & Television Production I. Students will utilize skills by producing programs for school and community.
East Detroit East Detroit Arts, A/V Technology and Communications TELEVISION PRODUCTION EXTERNSHIP Externship is the accredited part of the high school curriculum where students receive supervised, paid work experience while attending the related class at the high school. Radio & Television Production externship students are given release time from school to receive on-the-job training in area Radio & Television Production businesses and are supervised by the school-to-work coordinator. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Arts, A/V Technology and Communications VISUAL IMAGING I/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS I and II This course covers skills required for success in the Visual Imaging and Graphic Arts, part of the Arts and Communications Pathway. The main areas of focus are prepress functions or graphic design, lithography, and screen-printing. Students will learn the theory behind all the different printing processes, as well as experience hands on projects applying the theories. Further emphasis will also be placed on graphic design principles through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4, which includes; InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4, and Illustrator CS4. VISUAL IMAGING II/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS II This course continues the development of skills covered in Visual Imaging I. The areas of focus are advanced prepress functions or graphic design, multi-color lithography, and multi-color screen printing. Further emphasis will be placed on graphic design principles and through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4. Importance will be placed on how a student’s skills could be used in the real world work place, through the study of job flow management. Students will master printing and finishing of their projects.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Finance ACCOUNTING I and II This course helps the student develop a means of keeping and interpreting financial records of a business. Accounting is looked at as a career. The complete accounting cycle for a service and a merchandising business is taught including the preparation of payroll records. Each type of business is presented in a complete accounting cycle that covers analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting, petty cash, financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries. ACCOUNTING II Do you want to continue your training in the financial arena? You will learn differences in systems for private companies vs. corporations, explore accounting for property, inventory, accounts receivable, notes receivable and notes payable, and prepare for an entry-level accounting clerical position and/or entrance into a college business program.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Business, Management and Administration COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I Are you technologically challenged? Do you want to improve your employment opportunities? If so, the answer is simple to becoming computer literate by learning the skills of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database Management, Presentation Management, and Keyboarding Skills. You can become prepared for industry certification in Microsoft productivity tools.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Arts, A/V Technology and Communications PHOTO EDITING and PUBLISHING Do you want to improve your photo editing skills? Would you like to create professional publications? This class can help you develop and design dynamic publications using your creative abilities with Adobe Master Collection Photoshop & In-Design & Microsoft Publisher & Word. Digital camera & scanner could be used in creations.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Information Technology WEB PAGE DESIGN I Do you have dreams of designing your own web page, but didn’t know how? Would you like to have fun in creating animation? In this course you will digitally design web pages using Dreamweaver software, photo editing with Fireworks software, animation with Flash software, and exploration of Director and Cold Fusion software.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in an office environment and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with a CTE approved course. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES I and II The first year Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is designed to teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year One of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services II course and an externship job placement in their senior year HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL & CULINARY SERVICES II Year two of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services III course and an externship job placement in their senior year.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES IIIA and IIIB Year three of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. A Continuation of our Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and applying it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY/FOOD SERVICE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students with the desire to continue in any area of the Hospitality/Food Services industry after graduation may apply for the externship program. Personnel and management techniques are studied while the student works out in the field at a job placement. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Marketing MERCHANDISING and MARKETING I and II How does a business decide what to sell? How do you sell to customers? You will learn what it takes to get the product from the manufacturer to the person who buys the product, how to sell, human resource essentials such as communication skills and how to get along on the job with other workers, participate in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps build leadership & networking through competition. MERCHANDISING & MARKETING II Emphasis will be on promotion, advertising & distribution of products to customers. Explore marketing careers in areas of buying & distribution, pricing, product planning, and entrepreneurship. Students will also be participating in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps to build leadership skills and provides an opportunity for students to use what they have learned in Marketing in competition against other students from across the state. Students who complete Marketing I & II may be eligible to earn college credit for the Introduction to Marketing course at Macomb, Baker or Davenport.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Marketing MARKETING EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in a Marketing job and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with Merchandising & Marketing II or Store Management. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Marketing STORE MANAGEMENT/OPERATIONS Store Management will provide a real-life situation for Marketing Education students in every aspect of merchandising practices and procedures. The student will gain management experience as a leader in the school store. The student will gain leadership, planning, supervisory, budgeting, and decision-making skills. The school store will provide experience, pre-employment training, and the opportunity to learn management skills and decision-making.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I • Introduction to Automotive Technology – An instructional unit, which is to include instruction on fundamental skills necessary to be successful in the automotive service industry. The course will include instruction on the use of hand tools, fasteners, hoists, jacks, wiring, safety, and shop orientation. Basic automotive service skills including tire service, preventative maintenance, basic electricity, and cooling system service will be included. With successful completion of semester one, students will have basic automotive employability requirements. • Brakes – An instructional unit, which is designed to introduce the principles and operation and servicing of brake systems. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate an understanding and service knowledge of disc brakes, drum brakes, hydraulic systems and electrical components relating to brake systems. Electronic ABS will be covered with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. This course instruction will include 50% hands-on training. Special emphasis will be given to safety procedures, specialty tools, and equipment used in this service area. • Steering and Suspension – An instructional unit, which is designed to teach the operating principles and repair of steering and suspension systems, wheel alignment, and balance. Topics for this course include wheel balancing, wheel alignment, suspension systems, steering systems, specialty tools, equipment and supplies used to service steering and suspension systems.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II • Engine Performance – An instructional unit that is designed to teach the operating principles and service procedures of engine fuel and ignition systems, emission controls, basic drivability and diagnosis. Students will gain hands-on skills with manufacturers’ specialty tools, equipment, and supplies used in servicing these automotive systems. • Electrical and Electronic Systems – An instructional unit which is designed to teach the principles and operation of basic automotive electrical and electronic systems. Students will gain practical experience in the diagnosis, repair, and service of electrical circuits. Topics in this course include electrical test equipment schematics, test procedures, batteries, starters, alternators, ignition systems, lighting, accessory circuits, and electronic test procedures.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III This Advanced Studies instructional unit is designed to reinforce the principles and services procedure taught during the first two years of the program in brakes, steering and suspension, electrical and electronics, and engine performance systems. This course also focuses on the advanced principles and services procedures used to repair today’s technically advanced vehicles, with a strong emphasis placed on ABS brake systems, fuel management, and electrical controlled suspension systems.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY IV Auto IV—Engine Performance: The major focus of the class will be engine performance. This is a two-semester course designed to build upon diagnostic principles learned in the Brakes, Suspension and Steering and Electrical and Electronic Systems. With this knowledge this course will expand into the realm of engine performance and drivability. This class is designed for the student to finish the NATEF task list and master their skills. A task list must be completed to NATEF requirements.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Transportation, Distribution and Logistics EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP), AYES INTERNSHIP The Externship program gives the senior automotive student the time and opportunity to gain experience in the real world of work. The Externship program will be monitored and will enhance the seamless transition between school and work. It is expected that the students will continue their education on the post secondary level as part of the above program.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DRAFTING /CAD I and II DRAFTING I/CAD This course is designed to introduce students to Computer Aided Design (CAD) using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon 3D solid model development, using the NX Sketcher in combination with various parametric and expression driven feature based modeling techniques. Students will also use NX to create engineering drawings. CAD Drafting concepts will include single and double auxiliary view development, section views, dimensioning techniques, ANSI & SI measurement, ISO symbols, threads & fasteners, basic detailing and an introduction to descriptive geometry. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. DRAFTING II/CAD This course is designed to prepare students for Advanced Placement Examinations offered by Macomb Community College by expanding the students understanding of 3D solid modeling using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon Jig/Fixture Detailing and Assembly, Auto Body Design fundamentals, presentation and assembly drawings, sheet-metal pattern development, and calculations of tolerance and fits. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. Students enrolled in this advanced class are encouraged to be enrolled in Externship.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Manufacturing MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I and II MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I Students will receive training in all aspects of Manufacturing, metal machine operations and welding. Specific skills will be developed on the milling machine, lathe, drill press, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments. Student competition will include MITES. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY II This course in an extension of Manufacturing Technology I. The basic skills of the first course will be refined and more complex projects and problems will be covered. There will be an in-depth study of computer-numerical controlled machining, followed by hands-on training on the CNC milling machines. Students may elect to participate in job shadowing, externship (co-op), and/or apprenticeships. Student competition will include MITES. The course will be connected with the Manufacturing Technology Program offered at Macomb Community College with dual enrollment opportunities.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Manufacturing TRADE and INDUSTRY EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students receive paid part-time work experience in their CTE area, earning minimum wage or more and credit toward graduation. One-half day is spent in school. The other half day, students are "earning while learning" in the private sector. Externship starting time varies depending on the individual student’s academic needs. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week. Students gain on-the-job experience and training, develop independence, gain self-confidence and see the relationship between in-school learning and work requirements. This makes them better able to make career decisions. *** Students enrolled in apprenticeship training may also receive paid work experience while accumulating on-the-job training hours necessary to complete the apprenticeship.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY for HEALTH CAREERS This two semester course is designed to prepare students in making a successful transition to a post-secondary health science curriculum. The focus of this course is on human Anatomy and Physiology, with an emphasis in health career applications. In addition to the science academic foundations, the National Health Science segments include Communications, Healthcare System, Legal/Ethics, Growth and Development, Basic Skills, and Medical Terminology. Students that are interested in pursuing a health career would greatly benefit by completing this course.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science DENTAL ASSISTANT This course prepares students for employment as a Dental Assistant. This program is also highly recommended for students who may be pursuing a career as a dentist, dental hygienist, and a dental lab tech. The Dental Assistant program prepares students to provide patient care, processing and mounting dental radiographs (x-rays), prepares patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharges office administrative functions under the supervision of a dentists. Instruction includes medical record keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post- operative patient care and instruction, chair side assisting, taking dental impressions, and supervised practice.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES This class is designed for students seriously interested in medicine – specifically emergency medicine to become an Emergency Medical Technician. Students enrolled in this program will receive instruction in the fields of pre-hospital and emergency medical training. This program is an intense study of the human body and the treatment required outside the hospital setting. Students will receive intensive hands-on instruction in anatomy and physiology, emergency first aid, bleeding control, shock management, cardiac arrest management, airway management, and patient treatment at accident scenes. Classroom study and hands-on practicals will challenge the student both academically and physically. Upon successful completion of the program through written, practical, and clinical performance objectives established by the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, the student will be able to take the EMT-Basic state-licensing exam to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students will be required to do clinical training in a hospital emergency room and an ambulance service.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science MEDICAL ASSISTANT The Medical Assistant course prepares the student to support physicians by providing assistance in an office or clinical setting. Medical clinical and office procedures are taught. Heavy concentration on anatomy and physiology with medical terminology are part of the curriculum. CPR/First Aid, MIOSHA Safety Curriculum and the Health Science Core are taught. Employability skills are promoted. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Students will be able to participate and join in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science NURSING ASSISTANT The Nursing Assistant course is a comprehensive study of the health care delivery system. The program includes all aspects of patient care from newborn to geriatrics. Human anatomy and physiology with concentration in nursing applications are included. Medical terminology and language are introduced. MIOSHA Safety Certification, Red Cross CPR/First Aid is offered. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Job shadow opportunities are part of the curriculum. Students will be able to participate in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America). Students may have the opportunity to apply for a position in the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs second semester.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Completion of this course is geared toward a student becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). A pharmacy technician is a person who works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and performs many pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians are used in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in home health care, long term care, mail service facilities, managed health care facilities, and educational/training programs. Pharmacy technicians are individuals working in a pharmacy, who under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in pharmacy activities not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The pharmacy technician is accountable to the supervising pharmacist, who is legally responsible by virtue of state licensure for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. Students will have an opportunity to complete a non-paid clinical work-based learning experience in a pharmacy. Upon successful completion of this course and earning a high school diploma, the student may sit and take the national exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSIONAL/AIDE The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide generally works in a rehabilitation facility or a hospital facility that works to improve patient mobility, relieve patient pain, and prevent or lessen patient physical disabilities. This program includes an intense study of the human body and treatments necessary to help patients gain mobility after injury, surgery or due to physical ailments/diseases. Human anatomy and various body systems are covered, as well as an introductory study of kinesiology (human movement). The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide works under close supervision of a physical therapist and/or a physical therapy assistant and teaches the necessary skills that are delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide under their supervision. Physical Therapy Professional/Aide may work with people who have lost mobility as a result of a completed orthopedic medical procedure, including ligament repair, joint replacement, post-fracture care, back or neck surgery as well as with the geriatric population and the neurologically impaired (stroke victims, spinal cord injured patients). Common tasks delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide covered may include, but are not limited to: ordering supplies, filling out insurance forms, patient transportation, preparing for a patient’s therapy sessions, tracking patient’s use of machines and mobility activities. The participant of this class will also have opportunities to explore options in injury prevention and wellness, both in the community and in the corporate sector, including: data collection for movement screenings, educating the public on injury prevention and the importance of physical activity.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Health Science HEALTH SCIENCE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students that are in affiliated Health Science classes may elect to interview for externship placement during their senior year. Clinical settings vary from veterinary hospitals, dental offices, St. John Macomb Hospital, St. John Oakland Hospital, and medical/doctor’s offices. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Human Services COSMETOLOGY I and II COSMETOLOGY I Cosmetology is a State certified program that covers 2 years of comprehensive and involved instruction. The curriculum is set up by the Michigan State Licensing Board of Cosmetology and covers all areas of Cosmetology, theory and skill training. Upon completion of this course of instruction, the student is eligible to take the State Cosmetology examination for licensing (must be 17 years old). Once the student is licensed, they will be able to work in an established salon in the State of Michigan. The Cosmetology program covers a two-year period and requires the completion of l500 clock hours of training. During the regular school year, students will attend 4 hours per day, Monday-Friday in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. - 5:33 p.m. COSMETOLOGY II Cosmetology II is the second year of the two-year Cosmetology program.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security FIREFIGHTING This course includes firefighting skills which are mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging. Students that are admitted to this course will have extensive classroom and practical areas in the following; Fire Behavior, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Portable Extinguishers, Ropes and Knots, Building Search & Victim Removal, Ground Ladders, Water Supply Techniques, Laying, Carrying and Advancing Hose, Water Fire Streams, Salvage, Overhaul and Protecting Evidence of Fire Cause, Fire Cause and Origin, Incident Command Systems, Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations, Rescue and Extrication Tools, Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue, Ignitable Liquid and Flammable Gas Fire Control, Fire Incident Reports, Pre-Incident Survey and other areas to prepare them for minimum state firefighting certification. Students applying for this course are required to be at least a junior status with an average cumulative 2.0 GPA. Students considering this course need to be in good physical shape due to the strenuous demands that are essential to this program, including confined space, rescue, loading and advancing hose lines that are charged, and using ladder’s that may be extended to 24 feet in height. All firefighting operations will require successful demonstration and will be graded. Authorization by a student’s family physician is required before students will be allowed to participate in practical exercises and/or examinations. Most areas of study in firefighting are team oriented and students should be prepared for both individual and group team work.
Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security LAW ENFORCEMENT This course introduces students to the broad range of careers in police work and law enforcement. A wide range of procedures associated with law enforcement and public safety will be reviewed. Various hands-on activities will be experienced such as: finger printing, handcuffing procedures, traffic stops, crime scene evidence collection, etc., along with many other law enforcement techniques. Students will acquire the skills and behaviors associated with law enforcement and public safety. Partnerships with our local law enforcement, courts, and police agencies will support interactions in many areas of the program.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Hybrid CTE Career Exploration This hybrid class is intended for students who are interested in exploring career options and developing employability skills. Students will determine career goals and prepare resumes, cover letters, job applications, thank-you letters and practice interview skills. Each student will compile a career portfolio as the culminating project for this course. Hybrid courses give students the opportunity to experience online learning while still receiving some face to face instruction.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Basic Living Skills This class is very important for freshman and sophomores as it will educate students in goal setting, learning styles, multiple intelligences, decision making, communication and dating. They will also learn how to manage their time, stress and how to handle crisis situations including conflict resolution. Students will understand how to be savvy consumers, effective communicators, and explore career paths.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Foods and Nutrition This course is designed to stress the importance of diet, proper eating and good nutritional habits for personal health. Basic food knowledge and preparation will be gained through reading and writing assignments and actual cooking experiences. Emphasis will be placed on time management, organization and cooperative work habits during cooking labs. This course is required as a culinary arts prerequisite.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences International Cuisine This course is designed to help students become aware of the many different geographic regions of the world through the medium of food. Students will gain an awareness and understanding of diverse populations within our society and around the world by investigating cultural, spiritual, and social influences on food choices. Students will develop teamwork and leadership skills through serving as mentors to their classmates and participating in course assignments/projects. They will have opportunities to develop workplace skills and research career opportunities related to course content.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Design for Living Students will learn to use the elements and principles of design for both interior and fashion designs. Projects include a design board, furniture arrangement, color scheme book, window and lighting treatments as well as accessory placement. Students will learn about body types, flattering garments, and sketching as it relates to fashion. Students will perform a garment fashion show in class. Students have the opportunity to use a sewing machine and create a garment. Fabric remnants will be supplied. If student prefers their own selection of fabrics, they may purchase their own fabric and matching thread.This course is the prerequisite for Fashion Design.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Parenting This very important class is designed to help all students regardless of gender, understand the responsibilities associated with parenting. Topics include prenatal nutrition, growth, birth, development of the fetus, care and feeding of the infant and toddler, and serious issues related to teen pregnancy. Health, safety, nutrition, and positive parenting skills are investigated and discussed in relation to babies and children. The flour baby simulation is one of the major projects of this course.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Hybrid-Parenting This very important class is designed to help all students regardless of gender, understand the responsibilities associated with parenting. Topics include prenatal nutrition, growth, birth, development of the fetus, care and feeding of the infant and toddler, and serious issues related to teen pregnancy. Health, safety, nutrition, and positive parenting skills are investigated and discussed in relation to babies and children. The flour baby simulation is one of the major projects of this course.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Family Living A semester class designed to focus on personal development, interpersonal relationships, effective individual and family functioning, and career preparation within a changing society. Students will explore responsibilities of living as an independent adult, relationship development outside the family, and the factors that contribute to marital success. Special attention is focused on promoting and strengthening the family unit, and managing multiple family, community, and career roles.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Life Management Skills The workforce needs employees that can think critically, solve problems, innovate, collaborate and communicate more effectively. Experiences in this course will help students gain or strengthen those skills. This course confronts each student with the critical issues they will face upon entering adulthood. Activities, discussions, and projects will lead students to carefully examine their own attitudes, self-expectations, priorities, and 21st century skills. During the semester, students will be assigned to develop and implement a Service learning project that will address a community need. Students will also have an opportunity to explore various non-for-profit organizations that provide services to the community.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Hybrid- Service Learning in the Community This course was formerly called Hybrid-Life Management Skills This course is designed to teach young adults about the terms and forms of service learning and community service projects and how they are designed. Lessons will give students background information on understanding the types of projects and issues that need our help as volunteers. Lesson are focused on helping students explore how these organizations are formed, what their missions are, projects they work on and how they make a difference in the lives of people in need. Finally students will be involved in creating and focusing on service learning projects that address a community need as well as evaluate and reflect on their project and learning. This course will provide students with the opportunities to explore service organizations, volunteering and community service. This course will prepare students for utilizing informal support resources that provide human services to community members.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Surviving after High School/Hybrid Students need to be prepared for both the financial and practical aspects of living on their own, either away at college or as a young adult at home. This course will help the with goal setting, decision-making, budgeting, bank accounts, savings, credit, careers, housing, organizing, purchasing insurance as well as financing a car.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Fashion Design/Hybrid The purpose of this course is to make the fashion design world real and meaningful. Students will learn how to apply the elements and principles of design as well as color and color schemes to fashion design. Students will examine textiles, fibers, fabrics, merchandising and marketing as it applies to the fashion industry. Students will learn how to examine the business aspect of this industry by understanding business practices, store operations, and consumerism. Students will also learn the safe and appropriate use of equipment for garment construction. This class is for ALL students who are interested in the business or the design aspect of the fashion industry.
Fraser Fraser Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Collision Repair 1A CPC and 1 B CPC Auto Body emphasizes developing the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the field of auto body repair and refinishing. Specialized learning experiences concerned with all phases in repairing and refinishing of damaged bodies are practiced.
Fraser Fraser Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Collision Repair 2A CPC and 2 B CPC Organized and specialized advanced learning experiences built upon Auto Body I. One Math related credit may be earned.
Fraser Fraser Architecture and Construction Building Trades 1A CPC and 1B CPC Lab and site experiences concerned with the erection, installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and other structures using assorted materials such as metal, wood, stone, brick, glass, concrete, or composition substances are covered in class.
Fraser Fraser Architecture and Construction Building Trades 2A CPC and 2B CPC Organized and specialized advanced learning experiences built upon Building Trades I. On-site projects such as building a house will be undertaken. One math related credit may be earned.
Fraser Fraser Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Graphic Design/Print Tech 1A CPC and 1B CPC Course is designed for future employment in commercial and in-plant print shops and introduction to basic photographic procedures. Students gain experience in all phases of the graphics industry as well as small shop work flow and other business practices. Emphasis is on layout, design, machine typesetting, desktop publishing using latest software (PageMaker, Quark XPress), scanner, process photography and darkroom procedures, film imposition (stripping), offset press operation and basic maintenance. The students will create 6 or more projects to keep in their portfolio. These projects include business cards, stationery, memo pads, posters and other printed pieces.
Fraser Fraser Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Graphic Design/Print Tech 2A CPC and 2B CPC Organized and specialized advanced learning experiences built upon Graphics I. This program has been articulated with Ferris State University, Macomb Community College and Baker College. COURSE NOTE: One Math related credit may be earned.
Fraser Fraser Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics CAD/Drafting Beginning A and B Students wishing to advance in Drafting/CAD are required to be successful in this class. Future Engineers, Architects, Designers, Interior Decorators, Factory and Construction workers will all benefit by having these skills and usually are offered more salary when hired. Artistic skills are not required. This class will introduce the student to the language of Industry, the universal language of Drafting in Manufacturing and Construction. This language is a graphic language that utilizes symbols and shapes to communicate. Unlike a language of speech, this language can be understood throughout the world, no matter what language you speak. This class will show the student how to use simple tools and the computer to make working drafted and mechanical drawings.
Fraser Fraser Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Intermediate CAD/Drafting A and B This class is for students who want to continue their studies in the field of mechanical drafting/CAD. As much as 90% of this class will be devoted to making drawings on the computer. Students will become skilled in producing drawings in accordance with American National Standards Institute, International Standards AND Architectural Standards. The course is recommended to all students who have found an interest in the Engineering, Architecture or Drafting field.
Fraser Fraser Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Vocational Engineering Drawing and CAD Applications A and B This is the third class in a series for students who want to continue their studies in the field of Drafting/CAD. The majority of this class will be devoted to making drawings on the computer. This class will prepare the student to become employed as a drafter/CAD operator. All students will draft an assembly and detail drawing, make advance sectioning views and cams. Students will design and build a working prototype of a least two different projects. They will research and develop life size projects from their drawings and test these projects during class. This course is a must for all career interested drafter designers, engineers or architects.
Fraser Fraser Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Individualized CAD A and B Individualized CAD is a course designed for the student that wants to take an independent study in one of the areas of drafting and CAD. It is available to students who are interested in advanced study, co-op students who are currently working in the drafting field, and students who want to take another year of drafting, but because of scheduling problems cannot take Engineering Drawing. Students will, with guidance of the instructor, set goals and course objectives. (May be repeated for credit at the discretion of the instructor).
Fraser Fraser Manufacturing Electronic Technology This course is the first step in the Electronic Technology curriculum, and will stress basics of DC circuit operation. The student will gain a basic understanding of digital fundamentals as well as how a computer works. Students receive first-hand experience with circuit construction, testing and troubleshooting. Participants will become skilled in the use of soldering irons, multi-meters and oscilloscopes.
Fraser Fraser Manufacturing Vocational Electronics A and B This is the second step in the Electronics Technology Curriculum. This hands-on course is designed so students can expand their troubleshooting skills and competency using electronic test equipment while exploring intermediate and advanced electronic circuitry such as those found in CD ROMS, audio systems, computers, and communication devices. Students will design, construct and troubleshoot circuits using DC electronics, AC electronics, semiconductor electronics, and digital electronics. THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN AGAIN FOR CREDIT.
Fraser Fraser Manufacturing Manufacturing Technology Students will be introduced to careers related to the manufacturing industry. They will study and practice, layout and measurement, geometric developments, hand and power tools, basic machine, industrial safety, and the concepts of teaming and group work. They will fabricate and assemble a number of projects using a variety of materials, techniques and hardware.
Fraser Fraser Manufacturing Advanced Manufacturing Technology During this one semester class, students will research, plan, draw, fabricate and assemble a variety of projects. These projects will cover an assortment of skills and exercises, which will enable the individual to acquire an entry-level position in the manufacturing industry or apply to an advanced degree or certification. THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN AGAIN FOR CREDIT.
Fraser Fraser Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Engine Technology and Advanced Engine Technology Students will be provided with the basic theory, construction, and servicing of small four cycle engines. Students will be supplied with a small four-cycle engine to be used for lab work. Advanced Engine Technology An in-depth study in 2 and 4 cycle engines covering the fuel, electrical, lubrication, and mechanical systems. STUDENTS CAN CHOOSE TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN ENGINE TO WORK ON. Engines may come from motorcycles, wheelers, snowmobiles, jet skis or other equipment with approval from the instructor. Each student is responsible for acquiring the manual, parts and accessories for his/her project. THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN AGAIN FOR CREDIT.
Fraser Fraser Manufacturing Welding Technology This is a skills building course designed to help students build a positive work ethic that will assist them in achieving future successes. Curriculum will cover obtaining and maintaining employment, industrial safety, oxyacetylene cutting, basic plasma arc cutting and basic SMAW (Arc) welding. Students will perform various weld joints in various in various positions. Students who complete this course with a grade of “C” or better may enroll in Vocational Welding to further explore this topic.
Fraser Fraser Manufacturing Vocational Welding Technology A and B Students who complete this course should be adequately trained to fill entry level positions in industrial environments and/or enter rigorous post-secondary training programs. Curriculum will cover concepts relating to SMAW (Arc), GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG), CNC plasma arc cutting, and much more. Students are expected to build a positive work ethic, time management skills, and individual responsibility. Students must create a project of their choosing to enter in a student competition, along with satisfying curricular requirements. These students will be eligible to compete in various welding competitions throughout the year. Let’s get to work! THIS COURSE MAY BE TAKEN AGAIN FOR CREDIT.
Fraser Fraser Architecture and Construction Wood Technology This course will offer an introduction into the basic skills needed in the use of hand and power equipment used in the woodworking industry. Areas to be studied include; career paths, employability skills, measurement, safety, basic drafting and design as well as construction and fabrication techniques. All students are required to pass a safety test before they may work in the lab.
Fraser Fraser Architecture and Construction Intermediate Woodworking A and B Students enrolled in this course will enhance their level of expertise related to the areas of woodworking. Emphasis will be placed on basic workplace etiquette, standard operating procedures, teamwork, lab safety and finishing techniques. Students will enhance their woodworking skills as the focus of the class is on furniture and cabinetry. Students wishing to create projects beyond the scope of this class must first obtain approval from the instructor, plus provide the materials in advance to create the piece. All students are required to pass a safety test before they may work in the lab.
Fraser Fraser Architecture and Construction Advanced Woodworking A and B Students will research and/or design a project in conjunction with the course instructor. Students who choose to design their own projects must be able to draw detailed working plans with all appropriate views and dimensions. The project must meet a set of pre-determined joinery, design and construction requirements. Students may choose between a series of smaller, short-term projects or a larger year-long project. Job and career exploration will be stressed along with enhancing employability skills. Students are expected to be self-motivated and work independently with assistance from the instructor. Students will be required to prepay for their project materials prior to beginning the work. All students are required to pass a safety test before they may work in the lab.
Fraser Fraser Health Science Medical and Health Science Careers A and B A career in Health Care can be challenging, exciting and extremely rewarding. This is a 2 semester course designed to help students explore the Health Care field and the variety of related careers that are available. Students will also be introduced to human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and abbreviations, communication skills, ethical and legal responsibilities, infection control, safety, career planning, and employability skills. Students will complete the skills necessary for First Aid and CPR certification. Students will complete a job shadow experience as well as an employability portfolio. Students will also take the National Health Science Assessment test at the end of the school year. Students can enroll for Health Care Co-op in their senior year and placement will be based on the student’s grades, potential, interest and attitude.
Fraser Fraser Health Science Patient Care Foundations A and B This is a two semester course for students interested in learning basic health skills for care of patients in a variety of settings. These skills may include patient transportation, movement and ambulation, patient environment, patient hygiene, food service and feeding, communication, safety, ethical and legal responsibilities. Other topics include human anatomy and physiology as they relate to health and disease, infection control and medical terminology. Students will learn skills that they may take directly to a job in the health care field. Health Care Co-op students must also be enrolled in Patient Care.
Fraser Fraser Health Science Sports Medicine 1 and 2 This class is a continuation of Sports Medicine Introduction and will cover recognition and care of injuries to the upper extremity, abdomen and thorax, hip and back. Other topics will include nutrition for the athlete, environmental concerns such as heat and cold injuries, and prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Students will renew certification in First Aid and CPR.
Fraser Fraser Hospitality and Tourism Professional Baking A and B This is a full year course. Students in this class will be preparing breads, cakes, cookies, and other pastries. The skills needed to successfully work in a commercial bakeshop will be learned. The student in this class will focus on production for The Fraser Grille. In the second half of bakeshop we will be stressing advanced pastries and cake decorating. Students who complete both 6231/6232, 6251/6252 and 6241/6242 may be eligible for Culinary Arts Credits at Macomb Community College.
Fraser Fraser Hospitality and Tourism Professional Cooking Skills A and B This is a full year class. The professional cooking skills class is the “backbone” of the school restaurant “The Fraser Grille”. This class does most of the actual cooking and all of the preparation for the restaurant. The aim of this class is to give students necessary experience to obtain an advanced “back of the house” position in the food service industry. The students will spend the first 10 weeks of class learning sanitation, kitchen safety, culinary terms, skills, and techniques necessary to run the kitchen. The remaining 3/4 of the year will be spent preparing food for The Fraser Grille and other culinary events. In the second half of this full year course we will be stressing production for the restaurant and advanced culinary skills. Students who complete both 6231/6232, 6245/6246 and 6255/6256 may be eligible for Culinary Arts Credits at Macomb Community College.
Fraser Fraser Hospitality and Tourism Restaurant Management 6A and 6B Students in this class will be acting as managers and trainers for The Fraser Grille. During this year long class they will be learning advanced culinary skills along with management skills. Students who would like to be considered for this class should be considering a career in Food Service. ENROLLMENT FOR THIS CLASS IS EXTREMELY LIMITED AND IS BY COURSE INSTRUCTOR SIGNATURE ONLY! Restaurant Management students must have room in their schedule to be in restaurant class during both blocks, all year.
Fraser Fraser Hospitality and Tourism Restaurant Management 5A and 5B Students in this class will be acting as managers and trainers for The Fraser Grille. During this year long class they will be learning advanced culinary skills along with management skills. Students who would like to be considered for this class should be considering a career in Food Service. ENROLLMENT FOR THIS CLASS IS EXTREMELY LIMITED AND IS BY COURSE INSTRUCTOR SIGNATURE ONLY! Restaurant Management students must have room in their schedule to be in restaurant class during both blocks, all year.
Fraser Fraser Hospitality and Tourism Culinary Practice A and B This is a full year class. The Fraser Grille is a restaurant within Fraser High School that is open to the public entrance Door 39 only off Klein Street, reservations highly recommended at 586-439-7233. This class is meant to be an introduction to the restaurant trade with an emphasis on realistic “on the job” training. The students will spend the first 10 weeks of class learning sanitation, kitchen safety, culinary terms, skills, and techniques necessary to run the dining room and kitchen. In the second half of this full year class the restaurant will be open for business during this section of the class. We will be stressing the different skills necessary for each job in the restaurant. Students who complete both 6231/6232, 6245/6246 and 6255/6256 may be eligible for Culinary Arts Credits at Macomb Community College
Fraser Fraser Information Technology Web Design This course will provide students with proper instruction in the use of HTML code and Adobe Dreamweaver. Students will learn how to edit and format text, add images, create links, tables, and styles. This course is recommended and intended for students interested in creating web sites.
Fraser Fraser Information Technology Advanced Web Design This second course in web design is offered for the student wishing to increase their skills in this area. Students will create websites using advanced applications of web development skills through the use of Adobe software including Dreamweaver and Flash.
Fraser Fraser Business, Management and Administration Microsoft Office Specialist I and II Using the Microsoft Office Suite, students will develop competency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, through the development of a variety of projects including spreadsheets, formula writing, charts, and presentations. Microsoft Office Specialist II This course continues the study of the Microsoft Office Suite. Through the use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, students develop advanced application and presentation skills. Integration applications using the Microsoft Office Suite are also emphasized.
Fraser Fraser Business, Management and Administration Business Leadership and Technology I and II This course is for students interested in pursuing the business career pathway. This project-based course is designed to introduce students to the various areas of the business world. Using web-based tools, including simulations, students will have the opportunity to explore the basics of business through the study of marketing, management, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, hospitality, and more. Business Leadership & Technology II This course is for students interested in pursuing the business career pathway. Students will have the opportunity to explore additional segments of the business world, such as: International Business, Information Technology and Application, Business Planning, Human Resources, Communication, Law, Ethics, Project Management, and Career and Professional Development.
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Personal and Business Finance and Hybrid Understanding and managing personal finance is key to one's future financial success. This project-based course is designed to help students understand the impact of individual choices on occupational goals and potential future earnings. Using online simulations, students will experience real world scenarios and use strategies covered in the course to help them make sound financial decisions. Students will design personal and household budgets, as well as demonstrate knowledge of finance, debt, and credit management. In addition, they will evaluate key financial concepts such as insurance, investing, and taxes.
Fraser Fraser Finance Accounting 1A and 1B This is a course for a student to examine if he/she wishes to major in business or accounting in college, become a bookkeeper, or simply learn some useful personal-life bookkeeping skills. Students will apply the principles of accounting through simulating the operation of a service business proprietorship and a merchandising partnership as they learn to journalize and post to a ledger. Students will learn to produce financial statements such as balance sheets and income statements, as well as write checks and reconcile a bank statement. The complete accounting cycle is covered.
Fraser Fraser Finance Accounting 2 The course is designed for the student who is interested in majoring in accounting or business in college or becoming a bookkeeper upon graduation from high school. This course will cover all types of businesses: individual, proprietorship, partnerships, and corporations. Students will learn about depreciation of assets, taxes, and payroll through simulations that are found in most businesses today
Fraser Fraser Marketing Marketing 1 This is the introduction to the marketing program. The student will gain an understanding of the basic marketing concepts through the textbook as well as projects. Course content will include: our free enterprise system, world economies, international marketing, human relations, selling and promotion. Students will be required to make at least two presentations in front of the class. At the completion of this class, the student should be able to determine if the world of marketing might be a career possibility.
Fraser Fraser Marketing Sports and Entertainment Marketing This course is designed to teach students marketing and management concepts associated with the sports and entertainment industries. Students will learn techniques and practices used to make this a multibillion-dollar per year industry. Strategies used by successful sports and entertainment marketing and management firms and businesses will be evaluated. This class will prepare students for advanced studies in marketing/management and create an inside look at how and why the sports and entertainment industry operates. Other areas that will be investigated will be the promotion of professional sports, marketing history of professional sports, sponsorships, as well as the movie/concert industry.
Fraser Fraser Marketing Retail Store Operations 5A , 5B, 6A and 6B Focus of learning will be on the operation of the school store and several school-based enterprises. Students will participate in all aspects of the daily operation of the school store, existing school-based businesses as well as the creation of new school-based enterprises. Entrepreneurship will be taught throughout the semester. Students need to be self-starters and be able to work both independently and as a part of a team. Can be repeated for credit but not required. COURSE NOTE: Each semester of this course will fulfill .5 credits of the required 12th grade math-related credit. 1. All school store students are required to work before the start of the school day in the school store. 2. Student Managers are required to work two after school activities (i.e., football game, basketball game, parent-teacher conferences, Fraser Booster club Arts & Craft Show).
Fraser Fraser Family and Consumer Sciences Business and Personal Law 1 A one-semester course designed to emphasize how the law affects “you the student as an individual.” This course could be labeled “Personal Law.” It will equip the student with an understanding of the terms and workings of the United States legal, criminal and civil justice systems that the average person may encounter during life. This course will also introduce students to the basic understanding of entering into contracts.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Finance Accounting I and II Course content will include accounting careers, starting a proprietorship, analyzing the accounting cycle, analyzing business transactions, journaling transactions, posting to ledgers, preparing financial statements, personal taxes, adjusting and closing entries, payroll accounting, checking and credit accounting, performing daily accounting procedures. This course is designed for students interested in working in business or owning a business. Accounting II Course content will include payroll records, inventory systems, depreciation, computerized accounting practices, revenues and expenses, posting to ledgers, preparing financial statements, personal income taxes, budget planning, and accounting careers. Students will expand on and enhance the fundamentals learned in Accounting I. Articulation agreement aligned with Baker College and Davenport University (see the instructor or your counselor for potential college credit information).
Lake Shore Lake Shore Information Technology Advanced Web Design Advanced Web Design will include a more extensive exploration in this discipline. Students will have the opportunity to create web presence for community businesses or participate in a fall technology contest where money is awarded. In addition to using HTML, students will explore CSS and become a proficient user of Adobe Photoshop Elements. Advanced Web Design can be taken for repeat credit with each level building off the previous course.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Business, Management and Administration Business Law Course content will include criminal law, civil law, business law, court systems, torts, laws for families, laws for minors, laws for consumers, crimes, and appellate courts. A major emphasis of this course is to educate students to resolve conflict and to avoid the necessity of the judicial court system.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Family and Consumer Sciences Career and Technology Foundation This course will count as an online experience. Students will build a foundation for employment in the global marketplace. Using computers, the focus will be to build employability skills-problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making, and computer literacy. Students will also work at developing a positive work ethic and personal management techniques. After exploring several career pathways, students will design a four-year education plan (with the assistance of the high school counseling staff) that maximizes their future goals and guides them in choosing their 10th, 11th, 12th grade courses. Study skills, test taking strategies, and report/letter writing will also be developed in this class. Students will begin to build a resume and portfolio of their high school accomplishments.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Business, Management and Administration Computer Technology I and II Microsoft Word – Microsoft Excel – Microsoft Access – Microsoft Powerpoint Articulation agreement aligned with Davenport University (see the instructor or your counselor for potential college credit information). Computer Technology II Course Content will include: Continued work with advanced concepts of Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, and Publisher. Students will generate charts and reports for projects relevant to real life business situations. Students will extend their knowledge of working with data, information, facts, symbols, figures and statistics with multiple applications of Excel and Access. Students will learn the importance of skill building for all career areas by creating letters, memos, and reports that integrate the various Microsoft programs into a single source document. Students will also learn the details to create outstanding brochures, business forms, and newsletters. Articulation agreement with Baker College is pending for the updated course.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Finance Financial Management This course will help students develop necessary skills to succeed beyond high school. They will study personal money management (budgeting, saving, investing, utilizing credit, purchasing an automobile, filing and understanding taxes, obtaining housing, financial aid and managing risk. Students will create a resume and cover letter and hone interviewing skills. All students will either (1) create a Career Portfolio and take an exit interview or (2) complete a senior project. During this course, students may job shadow or experience an externship, co-op or online component
Lake Shore Lake Shore Business, Management and Administration Introduction to Business Technology Exploration of Microsoft Office Concepts Office communication skills Office Procedures Letter/Memos/Reports Workplace ethic Students planning to take Business Management Technology I and II are encouraged to enroll in this class.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Marketing Introduction to Marketing Course content will include: Marketing Functions, Careers in Marketing, Market Segmentation, Economics, Business Ownership, International Trade, Management Structures, Selling, Promotional Mix, Pricing Strategies, Product Placement, Product Features and Benefits, Students will also learn concepts of business ethics/social responsibility, basic accounting principles, and basic store operations.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Information Technology Introduction to Web Design Web Design is a hands-on, project-oriented class intended for self-directed students. Students will develop real-world technology skills while engaging in problem solving and higher-level thinking. In this course, students will gain an understanding of web design concepts and techniques that are essential to planning, creating, testing, publishing, and maintaining web sites. Students will learn and apply the essentials of web site layout, graphics, color, and multimedia, while demonstrating the maintenance and continuous improvement to a Web presentation. Topics will include citations, E-commerce, research, creating your own web page, evaluating web pages, Netiquette, creating, resizing and editing graphics, HTML basics and multimedia creations.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Finance Personal Finance Course content will include: Financial aspects of career planning, money management strategies, consumer topics, banking, retirement planning, household financial management, investing fundamentals, stocks/bonds/mutual funds, real estate taxes, and home, auto, and life insurance management.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Architecture and Construction Architecture I and II- Design Studio I and II Topics/Elements: Floor plans, elevations, section drawings, roof plans, site plans, 3D model construction, landscaping plans, and drawing revision. Design Studio (Architecture) is designed for someone pursuing a career in architectural design, civil engineering, structural engineering and landscape design. Students will learn how to create presentation drawings and construct 3D models through various projects, including the winter village and haunted house project. Students will be introduced to landscape design, commercial architecture and Architectural AutoCAD software. Architecture II - Design Studio II Topics/Elements: Advanced floor plans, elevations, HVAC planning, electrical plans, site plans, section drawings, details, door and window schedules, and presentation drawings. Students in all areas will have the opportunity to compete in local and/or national competitions and team building projects. Students will continue to develop their skills creating hand-drawn presentation drawings and constructing 3D houses out of balsa wood. Each student will take part in the winter village, haunted house and miniature house projects. This course will help prepare students for careers in the architectural design, civil engineering, structural engineering and landscape design fields.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Architecture and Construction Building Renovation The “Grand Daddy” of renovation classes. This is an ‘on-site’ as well as ‘off-site’ class. The students in this class learn the basics of many renovation skills in the classroom, and then apply those skills at an “off-site’ home. Students will gain real-world application involving the renovation of a St. Clair Shores neighborhood home that will be offered to the public for sale by the district. Classroom work includes: hand and power tool safety, how to handle and read a tape measure, learning about and/or using over 50 hand and power tools. Practical hands-on work could include: demolition, electrical, plumbing, drywall, painting and finishing, windows, doors, siding, brick pavers, flooring, finish carpentry and more. Learn how a house is put together and how to take it apart to repair/replace something, with the opportunity to practice. Whether you are going into construction or not, these skills will be useful for the rest of your life. A fun, safe and independent class setting is provided. This class is a two hour block for the entire year. Limited class size.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Health Science Dental Careers I Course content will include: Dental terminology, dental anatomy, mixing dental materials, mounting dental radiographs, medical terminology, identifying, set-up and passing of instruments, charting oral conditions and interpreting charted information, sterilization of instruments and the utilization of universal precautions. This course prepares students for employment as a Dental Assistant. This course is also recommended for students who may be pursuing a career as a dental hygienist, dental lab tech, or dentist. Course is approved for college credits with Baker College, Ferris State University and Macomb Community College.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Health Science Dental Careers II – Grade: 12 Course Number: 714A/B/C 3 Terms: 1.5 credits Course content will include dental laboratory skills, working with stone, wax, and mouth guard materials, First Aid/CPR, and dental specialties. This course may not be offered every year. Mentoring Dental Careers I students is a requirement of this class; students will assist with chair side skills such as passing instruments, instrument set-up, mounting x-rays and sterilization of instruments. Student must be flexible in being able to work independently when required as well as being a team leader when working with Dental Careers I students. Course is approved for college credits with Baker College, Ferris State University and Macomb Community College.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Family and Consumer Sciences Girls Introduction to Building Renovation A new, one hour, one term hands-on class geared toward “the girls”. Ladies! Get the skills to repair, replace or maintain many items in one’s house. Change a light fixture, an electrical switch or outlet, even a garbage disposal. Learn to paint, repair a hole in drywall and change a faucet. Handle and read a tape measure like a pro. You will have the chance learn about and use over 30 hand and power tools. So many odd jobs will need to be done when you own a home, get those skills now in a fun and safe environment.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Family and Consumer Sciences Interior Design I and II- Design Studio I and II Floor plans, elevations, roof plans, 3D model construction, elements of design, faux finishing, furniture and home styles, furniture refinishing, furniture design, portfolio building and wallpaper hanging. Design Studio (Interior Design) is designed for someone pursuing a career in interior design, office and party planning. Students will learn how to create professional presentation sketches and drawings and construct 3D models through various projects, including the winter village project, furniture refinishing and 3D interior room models. Students will be introduced to Architectural AutoCAD software and EZ-Home Decorator. Interior Design II - Design Studio II 3D model construction, client consulting, cost estimating, presentation layouts, portfolio building, presentation skills and hands-on design experience. Students in all areas will have the opportunity to compete in local and/or national competitions and team building projects. Students will redesign and create presentation boards complete with color, fabric swatches, sketches and rendering for a client’s room. After presenting, they will create the room in reality. Students will also take part in the miniature house group project and the haunted house. This class will help prepare students for careers in the interior design field.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Architecture and Construction Introduction to Architectural Design Course content will include freehand sketching, lettering techniques, technical drawing, blue-print reading, basic floor plans, elevation drawings, basic room layout, and history of home styles, architectural standards, and architectural careers. Students will learn many architectural skills through various projects including a 3-D home model. Students will develop skills on the drafting board and on AutoCAD. Intro to architectural design not only prepares students for the drafting field but also teaches real life skills such as job searching, resume and portfolio building. This class is strongly recommended for students interested in pursuing a career in architectural design, interior design, or civil engineering or taking Design Studio I & II.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Architecture and Construction Introduction to Building Renovation This is a one hour, one Term, hands-on Introduction class covering the many areas of construction and renovation. Beginning with hand and power tool safety and how to handle and read a tape measure. Then you will learn about and use over 30 hand and power tools. Practical hands-on work could include: electrical, hammering practice and rough framing, plumbing, drywall installation and repair, painting and finishing, project building, finish carpentry and more. Learn how your house is put together and how to take it apart to repair or replace something. Whether you are going into construction or not, these skills will be useful for the rest of your life. Get those skills now and have fun at the same time.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Introduction to Drafting/CAD Design Course content will include freehand sketching, lettering techniques, basic technical drawing, blue-print reading, geometric construction, dimensioning, basic orthographic projection, computer aided drafting/design (CAD). Students will develop skills on the drafting board and on AutoCAD. Introduction to Engineering Design not only prepares students for the drafting field but also teaches them life skills such as job searching, resume and portfolio building. This class is strongly recommended for students interested in pursuing a career in the design and engineering fields or taking Design Studio I & II.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Marketing Marketing and Sales Course content will include marketing functions, careers in marketing, customer service, inventory control, visual merchandising and display, market segmentation, economics, business ownership, international trade, management structures, selling, promotional mix, distribution, advertising, packaging and labeling, market research, business financing, pricing strategies, product placement, product features and benefits, business ethics/social responsibility, creating a business plan, basic accounting principles, and advanced store operations. This course gives the student advanced training in marketing and sales through a hands-on experience operating the LSHS School Store. Articulation agreement aligned with Baker College (see instructor or your counselor for college credit information).
Lake Shore Lake Shore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Mechanical Engineering - Design Studio I Multi-views, auxiliary views, section-views, isometric drawings, micrometer and caliper reading, 3D solid modeling with CATIA. Design Studio (Mechanical Engineering) is designed for someone pursuing a career in mechanical engineering, CNC programming, CAD Design and vehicle design. Students will create presentation drawings and master the skills through various projects, including the roller coaster project, Hovercraft and RC car building.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Automotive history, body design styles, mechanics, descriptive geometry, body design layouts, presentation skills, presentation drawings, automotive marketing and finance, CNC programming and CAD/CAM. Students in all areas will have the opportunity to compete in local and/or national competitions and team building projects. Students study the three areas of the vehicle design industry; design, engineering and art studio work. Students will learn how an automobile/engine works through various projects including 3D engine model and the Build Your Dream Vehicle competition. Students will continue to use CATIA and prepare for careers in the automotive design fields. This program also has integrated the opportunity to attend ATAP 2310 CNC Mill G&M Programming & CNC Machining at Macomb Community County College during class time (where students have an opportunity to earn up to 2 college credits).
Lake Shore Lake Shore Health Science Medical Careers I and II Course content will include career exploration, recording and reading vital signs/assessments, cardio and respiratory systems, CPR and First Aid, employability skills/professional standards, medical terminology and abbreviations, universal precautions and infection control, musculo-skeletal systems, and patient transport and ambulation. This course is designed for goal oriented students who plan on further education after high school and who will be pursuing a career as a physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, nurse, dentist, veterinary medicine, emergency medicine, and/or other medically-related fields. Topics specific to various medical careers will be learned. Educational and licensure requirements for medical careers will be addressed through various venues. Articulation agreement aligned with Ferris State University and Baker College (see instructor or your counselor for college credit information). Medical Careers II Course content will include career exploration, recording and reading vital signs/assessments, cardio and respiratory systems, CPR and First Aid, employability skills/professional standards, medical terminology and abbreviations, universal precautions and infection control, musculo-skeletal systems, and patient transport and ambulation. This course is designed for goal oriented students who plan on further education after high school and who will be pursuing a career as a physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, nurse, dentist, veterinary medicine, emergency medicine, and/or other medically-related fields. Topics specific to various medical careers will be learned. Educational and licensure requirements for medical careers will be addressed through various venues. This course offers an on-site externship in a hospital setting. Student MUST commit to this portion of the program in order to participate. Articulation agreement aligned with Ferris State University and Baker College (see instructor or your counselor for college credit information).
Lake Shore Lake Shore Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Introduction to Television Broadcasting Course content will include equipment/technical skills, staff positions/chain of command, production duties and responsibilities, teamwork skills, vocabulary/technical talk. Students will gain an overview of a functioning television production system, the major pieces of television equipment, and the operation and function of production personnel.
Lake Shore Lake Shore Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Television Broadcasting I and II Course content will include script writing, story boarding, edit shot list, styles of video, pre-production, production, post production phases, camera operations, editing techniques, studio productions, special effects, and graphic designs. Students will study and develop techniques and disciplines of television production, as well as improve communication skills. Students will have the opportunity to produce videos for the school and community. The focus will be on performance, script writing and technical skills as they relate to news broadcasting. Students will investigate research, write and report news stories. Television Broadcasting II Course content will include script writing, story boarding, edit shot list, styles of video, pre-production, production, post production phases, camera operations, editing techniques, studio productions, special effects, and graphic designs. This course is a continuation of Television Broadcasting I. Students will gain an advanced overview of a functioning television production system, the major pieces of television equipment, and the operation and function of production personnel.
Lakeview Lakeview Business, Management and Administration GENERAL BUSINESS General Business will introduce you to the world of business. Through the information and activities in this course you will increase your ability to be a knowledgeable consumer, well-prepared employee, and effective citizen in our economy. This course will serve as a background for other business courses you will take in high school and prepare you for future employment or business ownership, and make you a better informed citizen. We will cover many topics you will encounter throughout your life as a consumer, worker or business owner, and citizen. General Business is an important part of the secondary business curricula and makes vital contributions to the education of students who are preparing for business careers after graduation.
Lakeview Lakeview Family and Consumer Sciences PERSONAL FINANCE Personal Finance will introduce a number of basic skills needed to be financially secure in life. This course is broken down into six major units: Investing, Insurance, Banking, Budgeting, Major Purchases, and Taxes. You will be working on a number of fun and interesting projects throughout the course of the semester and will be engaged in real world mathematical applications.
Lakeview Lakeview Information Technology COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I and II Computer Applications I is designed to give students a hands-on experience with a variety of computer concepts including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and presentation software. Through the use of teacher demonstrations, collaborative instruction, critical thinking activities, and interdisciplinary and/or culminating projects, students will gain functional knowledge of computer use in society. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II Computer Applications II is an advanced course designed to reinforce and increase the depth of understanding for a variety of software programs including, but not limited to, Word, Excel and Access. Using a hands-on approach, students will develop skills in employment, problem solving, presentations, organization and communication. The course is designed to prepare students for employment in today’s business environment and prepares students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam.
Lakeview Lakeview Business, Management and Administration OFFICE PRACTICE Office Practices is a fun project oriented class designed to develop the skills needed to perform in any office environment. The class is split into four main units about 3-4 weeks each. Some of the skills you will be expected to master include: filing, word processing, spreadsheets, internet research, mailings, phone use, and office technology. About 90% of the time, we will be in the computer lab working on various projects.
Lakeview Lakeview Finance ACCOUNTING I and II Students will learn the complete accounting cycle. This beginning course will teach accounting procedures for the sole proprietorship and partnerships. Manual and automated competency will be exhibited in journalizing and posting transactions; reconciling a bank statement; completing a work sheet; creating a trial balance, balance sheet, and income statement; adjusting and closing entries; and implementing petty cash and payroll procedures. ACCOUNTING II Students will expand their knowledge of manual and automated accounting procedures with emphasis on partnership and corporation accounting practices. Decision-making skills in budgeting, departmental accounting systems, payroll procedures, and simulated accounting experiences will be emphasized.
Lakeview Lakeview Marketing MARKETING PRINCIPLES Marketing is the process of planning, promoting, selling, and distributing ideas, goods, or services to create exchanges that satisfy customers. Students will explore the foundations of marketing by relating their experiences as consumers and applying them in creative ways through case studies and projects.
Lakeview Lakeview Information Technology WEBSITE DESIGN Web Design is an opportunity to combine creativity and technical skills. Students will learn the principles of web design by creating several web pages and sites throughout the semester using HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Microsoft Front Page. An introduction to page layout, graphics manipulation, color theory, tables, and forms will be covered. Students enrolling in this course need a working knowledge of the Windows operating system and the personal computer. This course is not intended to be a first course in computing.
Lakeview Lakeview Information Technology TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION This is an introductory course in the use of the computer in various technologies. Topics to be covered include: designing and inventing things; automation; energy resources; transportation systems; and, biotechnology. Students will complete at least one major project each marking period. Typical Projects have included: Sextant Model and Analysis; Egg Bungee Drop; Aerodynamics; Bridge Design; Spaghetti Project Design; Tower Building and, Trebuchet Model.
Lakeview Lakeview Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE FUNDAMENTALS Students interested in the mechanical workings of the automobile and would like to build their knowledge before pursuing vocational automotive course work should take this course. It is open to any student in their freshman, sophomore, or junior year. The course will offer both lecture/demonstration and hands-on-lab/bench work experiences. Student will explore career opportunities and familiarize themselves with the parts and operation of an internal combustion engine.
Lakeview Lakeview Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS Students interested in the mechanical workings of the automobile and would like to continue to build their knowledge before pursuing vocational automotive course work should take this course. This course will offer lecture/demonstration and hands-on lab/ bench work experiences. After learning the parts and operation of a typical internal combustion engine, students will continue in-depth study of the various automotive systems (cooling, lubrication, fuel, electrical, charging, and starting) systems. Students will continue to use basic tools and practice shop safety.
Lakeview Lakeview Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTO TECHNOLOGY I and II This class can be for the vocationally oriented student who is hoping to go into the automotive field or the student who is looking to become less dependent on others and learn how to save money and service his/her own vehicle. This class gives an in-depth look at basic automotive systems, safety, tools, maintenance, basic electrical, brakes and braking systems, and steering and suspension. Instruction is presented in a hands-on approach and with classroom discussion. Students will have the opportunity, if they choose, to perform work on their own vehicles. This class will give students the experience they need for possible state licensing. AUTO TECHNOLOGY II This class is vocationally-oriented course and begins where the Auto Technology I class ended. It gives an in-depth look at electrical and electronic systems, heating and air-conditioning, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, and drivetrains. Instruction is presented in a hands-on approach and with classroom discussion. Students will have the opportunity, if they choose, to perform work on their own vehicles. This class will give students the experience they need for possible state licensing.
Lakeview Lakeview Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTO TECHNOLOGY III This class is vocationally-oriented course and begins where the Auto Technology II class ended. It gives an in-depth look at advanced electrical and electronic systems, engine repair, & engine performance. Instruction is presented in a hands-on approach and with classroom discussion. This class will give students the experience they need for possible state licensing and an entry level position in the automotive field. Students can also use this as an avenue to the cooperative education program where the student works, gets high school credit, and earns money. Qualified students may be eligible for articulated credit with Macomb Community College, Northwestern Ohio, and UTI (Universal Technical Institute)
Lakeview Lakeview Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTO TECH EXTERNSHIP This opportunity is to apply the skills and knowledge that is learned in the classroom and applied objectives learned in Lakeview’s Auto Shop to a real world working situation. Students must have had at least one full semester of Auto Technology III and still be enrolled in Auto Technology III. Students are required to find an automotive related business placement and be approved by the instructor.
Lakeview Lakeview Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING AND DESIGN 1A and 1B This class is an introduction to 3-Dimensional Modeling using 3-Dimensional Software. Through hands-on computer projects, students will learn about different career pathways. Drafting fundamentals and techniques will be introduced. Employability skills will also be introduced. Upon completion of this course, students can choose to continue to develop CAD skills in CAD 1B or if available may select either Engineering Drafting or Architectural Drafting courses, and begin to specialize in the chosen field of study. INTRODUCTION TO DRAFTING AND DESIGN 1B This course pursues continued development of multiview drawing and CAD skills. There will be more opportunities to develop individualized projects that the student is interested in and really grasp the advanced concepts of the various CAD software. Upon completion of this course, students may select either Engineering Drafting or Architectural Drafting courses, and begin to specialize in the chosen field of study.
Lakeview Lakeview Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING DRAFTING I and II This course will advance 3D parametric modeling skills according to industry best practices. Students will learn about the design process by creating projects from concept to part. The students will advance their skill set through exposure to a range of drawing problems that include: complex orthographic and 3D pictorials; sectional views; auxiliaries; and developments. Emphasis will be placed on measurement, sketching, and drafting of views necessary to describe actual parts. Employability skills will continue to be nurtured. Students will begin to gain hands-on skills as found in current industry. ENGINEERING DRAFTING II This course will develop the student’s knowledge of the engineering application of CAD drafting. The range of drawing problems will include increased complexity, and advanced assemblies. Student emphasis will be placed on design factors and dimensioning practices for automated and interchangeable manufacturing. CAD projects utilizing 3D drafting techniques will become more complex. Students will learn to develop components in the context of an assembly. Students will continue to gain hands-on skills as found in current industry.
Lakeview Lakeview Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING DRAFTING ADVANCED This course is project based. With instructor approval, student will choose a project to develop from concept to production. This course will advance the students’ skill set by introducing analysis and dynamic simulation techniques. Students will continue to gain hands-on skills as found in current industry. Employability skills will continue to be nurtured.
Lakeview Lakeview Architecture and Construction ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING I and II This course will extend the student’s knowledge of the fundamentals of drafting; including sketching, manual drafting, and CAD drafting. The project-oriented focus will revolve around development of a basic set of construction drawings for a small residence. Preliminary layouts will be sketched, one set of drawings will be manually drafted, and a second set of building drawings may be completed with CAD software. ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING II This course will continue to develop the student’s knowledge of sketching, manual drafting, and CAD drafting. The project-oriented focus will revolve around the design and development of a full set of construction drawings for a custom, mid-sized residence. Preliminary layouts will be sketched, design concepts will be manually drafted, and the final drawings will be completed with CAD software. The 3D capabilities of CAD software will be introduced.
Lakeview Lakeview Architecture and Construction ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING ADVANCED This course is project based. With instructor approval, student will choose a project to develop from concept to production. This course will advance the students skill set by introducing analysis and dynamic simulation techniques. Students will continue to gain hands-on skills as found in current industry. Employability skills will continue to be nurtured.
Lakeview Lakeview Manufacturing ELECTRONIC FUNDAMENTALS Students interested in understanding just how electricity and electronics is essential to our modern world should take this course. Students will differentiate between direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC). Students will investigate electronics related careers and history. They will study the importance of magnetic and chemical sources of electricity and their relevance to our current needs for alternative energy. Students will analyze basic circuits through Ohm’s law and Watt’s Law and apply mathematical problem solving to verify and predict electrical measurements. Students will have the opportunity to work on projects in the electronics lab.
Lakeview Lakeview Manufacturing BASIC ELECTRONICS Students interested in pursuing the applications of electrical and electronics careers through study and use of components, wiring of circuitry, measuring, analyzing and troubleshooting should take this course. Students will analyze DC circuits and learn AC theory. They will investigate applications of magnetic devices such as generators and motors, and complex electrical circuits through laboratory study and computer software. They will solve practical mathematical problems, and use electrical measuring devices such as the digital multimeter. The students will have an opportunity to work on projects such as the wiring of home electrical circuits.
Lakeview Lakeview Marketing Marketing and Sales Course content will include marketing functions, careers in marketing, customer service, inventory control, visual merchandising and display, market segmentation, economics, business ownership, international trade, management structures, selling, promotional mix, distribution, advertising, packaging and labeling, market research, business financing, pricing strategies, product placement, product features and benefits, business ethics/social responsibility, creating a business plan, basic accounting principles, and advanced store operations. This course gives the student advanced training in marketing and sales through a hands-on experience operating the LSHS School Store. Articulation agreement aligned with Baker College (see instructor or your counselor for college credit information).
Lakeview Lakeview Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Mechanical Engineering - Design Studio I Multi-views, auxiliary views, section-views, isometric drawings, micrometer and caliper reading, 3D solid modeling with CATIA. Design Studio (Mechanical Engineering) is designed for someone pursuing a career in mechanical engineering, CNC programming, CAD Design and vehicle design. Students will create presentation drawings and master the skills through various projects, including the roller coaster project, Hovercraft and RC car building.
Lakeview Lakeview Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Automotive history, body design styles, mechanics, descriptive geometry, body design layouts, presentation skills, presentation drawings, automotive marketing and finance, CNC programming and CAD/CAM. Students in all areas will have the opportunity to compete in local and/or national competitions and team building projects. Students study the three areas of the vehicle design industry; design, engineering and art studio work. Students will learn how an automobile/engine works through various projects including 3D engine model and the Build Your Dream Vehicle competition. Students will continue to use CATIA and prepare for careers in the automotive design fields. This program also has integrated the opportunity to attend ATAP 2310 CNC Mill G&M Programming & CNC Machining at Macomb Community County College during class time (where students have an opportunity to earn up to 2 college credits).
Lakeview Lakeview Health Science Medical Careers I and II Course content will include career exploration, recording and reading vital signs/assessments, cardio and respiratory systems, CPR and First Aid, employability skills/professional standards, medical terminology and abbreviations, universal precautions and infection control, musculo-skeletal systems, and patient transport and ambulation. This course is designed for goal oriented students who plan on further education after high school and who will be pursuing a career as a physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, nurse, dentist, veterinary medicine, emergency medicine, and/or other medically-related fields. Topics specific to various medical careers will be learned. Educational and licensure requirements for medical careers will be addressed through various venues. Articulation agreement aligned with Ferris State University and Baker College (see instructor or your counselor for college credit information). Medical Careers II Course content will include career exploration, recording and reading vital signs/assessments, cardio and respiratory systems, CPR and First Aid, employability skills/professional standards, medical terminology and abbreviations, universal precautions and infection control, musculo-skeletal systems, and patient transport and ambulation. This course is designed for goal oriented students who plan on further education after high school and who will be pursuing a career as a physician assistant, physical therapist, occupational therapist, nurse, dentist, veterinary medicine, emergency medicine, and/or other medically-related fields. Topics specific to various medical careers will be learned. Educational and licensure requirements for medical careers will be addressed through various venues. This course offers an on-site externship in a hospital setting. Student MUST commit to this portion of the program in order to participate. Articulation agreement aligned with Ferris State University and Baker College (see instructor or your counselor for college credit information).
Lakeview Lakeview Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Introduction to Television Broadcasting Course content will include equipment/technical skills, staff positions/chain of command, production duties and responsibilities, teamwork skills, vocabulary/technical talk. Students will gain an overview of a functioning television production system, the major pieces of television equipment, and the operation and function of production personnel.
Lakeview Lakeview Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Television Broadcasting I and II Course content will include script writing, story boarding, edit shot list, styles of video, pre-production, production, post production phases, camera operations, editing techniques, studio productions, special effects, and graphic designs. Students will study and develop techniques and disciplines of television production, as well as improve communication skills. Students will have the opportunity to produce videos for the school and community. The focus will be on performance, script writing and technical skills as they relate to news broadcasting. Students will investigate research, write and report news stories. Television Broadcasting II Course content will include script writing, story boarding, edit shot list, styles of video, pre-production, production, post production phases, camera operations, editing techniques, studio productions, special effects, and graphic designs. This course is a continuation of Television Broadcasting I. Students will gain an advanced overview of a functioning television production system, the major pieces of television equipment, and the operation and function of production personnel.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTO COLLISION and REFINISHING I and II This approved NATEF / ASE / AYES (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive Service Excellence/Automotive Youth Education Systems) program teaches students the fundamentals of auto collision repair and refinishing. It also includes instruction on damage repair and metal finishing, paint preparation, welding, surface preparation and refinishing. Students will also have the opportunity to learn basic estimating and cost analysis. This program is certified by the following organizations: NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Certified Program AYES (Automotive Youth Education System) Certified Program connected through the Detroit Automotive Dealers Association (D.A.D.A.).
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I and II Are you looking for a class where you can get your hands dirty? How about a class where you can turn your love of cars into a rewarding career? Or are you just looking for a class that will help you save hundreds of dollars on auto repairs by learning to do them yourself? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Auto Technology 1 is right for you. In Auto 1 you will learn the basics of automotive care. Starting with shop safety, tool usage, and general service facility operations, you will learn to understand the duties of an “Auto Tech”. As you progress you will study the components and functions of three major automotive systems: * Brakes * Steering & Suspension * Internal Combustion Engine AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY 2 This advanced automotive course is geared toward giving students the skills they will need to gain entry-level employment in the automotive service industry or 100 level college courses. Course work focuses on automotive electronics, electrical systems and engine drivability, course safety, maintenance, tool usage, heavy equipment operations and all areas of automotive repair and repair facility operations. Automotive Technology 2 offers automotive theory with “hands-on” experience. Skill levels for testing and ASE / STATE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification can be achieved upon completion of Automotive Technology 2. TIA certification can be earned in class. This program is certified by the following organizations: TIA (Tire Industry Association) NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Certified Program. AYES (Automotive Youth Education System) Certified Program.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS MANAGEMENT and TECHNOLOGY This business course is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide range of business settings. Students will learn “MANAGEMENT” skills by creating their own fictitious business. Students will also learn and expand their knowledge with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access. Other projects include employability skills, business etiquette skills and business ethics. With completion of this 1-year class, students will have the opportunity to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam (at own expense).
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I and II This course is designed to give students the opportunity to develop skills related to the various building/construction trades. Practical, hands-on experience, as well as classroom instruction in: residential rough and finish carpentry, plumbing, drywall installation and repair, commercial carpentry, roofing, cabinet making, electrical wiring, painting and ceramic tile will give the student exposure to the variety of opportunities in the building trades field. Job safety and instruction on proper handling of hand and power tools will be taught and expected as part of the course. Basic math, as well as builder’s math, will be learned through daily instruction and homework. Students interested in pursuing a career in the building trades – whether as tradesmen, construction managers, engineers, architects, or designers – would benefit from completion of a two-year program in Construction Technology. Attendance is very important to be accepted by apprenticeship programs following graduation.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security CRIMINAL JUSTICE I and II This course is designed to prepare students who have an interest in one of the numerous careers in law related fields and emergency services. Students are introduced to Michigan criminal law and its applications, police procedures, police administration, emergency dispatching, criminal investigations, court procedures, first-aid/CPR (EMT) and the Criminal Justice System as a whole. Students will experience hands-on training in the fields of Criminal Justice, firefighting, and emergency medical response, including opportunities for on the job training with local emergency service agencies. Students compete in local and national skills competitions against other secondary criminal justice students through SkillsUSA and can earn transferable college credits through demonstration of academic knowledge and skills learned through this course. Second year students who qualify will be offered a dual enrollment, studying criminal justice at Macomb Community College in lieu of attending Pankow. College credit can be earned with a “B” average in this course.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics CTE ENGLISH ONLINE CTE English Online (CEO) is a rigorous integrated course designed for students who face unavoidable scheduling conflicts and want to attempt college-prep work. Students must be self-directed learners and have the maturity level needed to function effectively in an online learning environment. CEO is a collaborative self-paced learning experience that incorporates real-world context coupled with both traditional coursework and Internet-based resources that reinforce learning. One quarter of the English curriculum is integrated within the CTE course and each online unit consists of multiple activities facilitated by the CTE teacher and culminates with a writing assignment assessed by a highly qualified teacher of record.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Hospitality and Tourism CULINARY ARTS I and II Culinary Arts 1 is designed to provide students with fundamental skills and understanding that are required for obtaining entry-level positions in the hospitality and culinary industry. Through academic lectures, personal study, hands-on training and instructional demonstrations, students will learn and practice the basic techniques of dining room service and kitchen food preparations. During this first course, the following competencies will be covered: Food Safety & Sanitation Use & Care of Food Service Equipment Food Identification & Nutrition Dining Room Training/Customer Service Career Opportunities in Food Service Industry Standards, Regulations & Law Culinary Math Knife Skills Knives, Kitchen Tools & Small Wares Use Food Specifications, Handling & Fabricating Meats, Seafood Fruits & Vegetables Intro to Hot Food, Cold Food & Bakeshop Cooking Lab Activities & Hands-on Kitchen Production CULINARY ARTS 2 Culinary Arts 2 further develops the student’s skills and understanding by building upon the basic fundamentals learned in their first year. The focus of the program for the second year will be to refine the competencies already learned and to challenge them with new and more difficult tasks. Second year students will also be assigned leadership roles in the class to help in the training of first year students. This position will give them an opportunity to learn and practice management skills by mentoring other students. They will further sharpen their culinary experience by practicing the skills they have already learned and in turn, introduce those skills to first year students. Second year students will build a portfolio containing certificate achievements and activities they have participated in and completed in class. The second year course in culinary arts will include the following competencies: Menu and Facility Planning Stocks, Soups & Sauces Plate Design & Food Presentations The Principal Cooking Methods Advanced Baking & Pastries Food & Labor Cost Control Hospitality & Tourism Catering & Banquette Presentation Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Cooking Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvres & First Courses Employment-Cover Letters, Resumes & Job Interviewing
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Education and Training EDUCATION: Early Childhood (PreK – K) Year 1 and 2 This course provides classroom training in the licensed “Teens for Tots” Preschool with approximately 20 preschool children (ages 3/12 to 5 years) from the surrounding community. Students act as “Student Teachers” in training developing and performing age appropriate lessons with the preschool children. Students will compile a professional portfolio to use in college or employment. Students can work toward their CDA and continue their CDA portfolio at the college level. Note: Students who complete the 1st year of Education: Early Childhood as a junior and who wish to continue to further their studies in the Early Childhood career path, may have the option for a Dual Enrollment course in Early Childhood Education at Macomb Community College. Students interested in studies beyond Pankow’s Education Program will need to meet requirements for dual enrollment. If interested, please see your counselor.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Education and Training EDUCATION: TEACHER CADET K-12 Year 1 and 2 This course is designed for students interested in becoming a teacher in a Kindergarten-Twelfth grade environment. Currently in Michigan Top 50 – through 2018, Education is number 5 in the high demand/high wage careers according to the Bureau of Labor and Marketing. As “Teacher Cadets”, students will receive comprehensive classroom training in the Teacher Cadet classroom and receive additional hands on training in the districts elementary, middle and or high school classrooms. These students will work with an assigned “Mentor Teacher”, participating in the different aspects of teaching. The students’ field experience hours can be applied to the College of Education in many local Colleges and Universities. Students will be compiling a professional portfolio to assist in college or future employment.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Arts, A/V Technology and Communications GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY I and II Visual imaging deals with the most current phases and practical applications of commercial art and introduces them to the new world of Visual Imaging Technology. Students are provided with the basic knowledge of traditional and contemporary trends in the advertising industry by a simple business-in-art strategies and industry standard rules. Students continue their drawing by way of a weekly sketch book. Students are taught how to create eye-catching illustrations, learn photo retouching and page layouts with design skills, in the traditional sense as well as how they are created and their relation to today’s technology on An Apple iMAC computer. Students are introduced to graphic design, digital imaging and page layout skills through the use of computer software such as Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Adobe InDESIGN CS3. This course is conducted in a business-like atmosphere, studying real jobs with real deadlines aiding the students in better understanding good time management skills. The curriculum exposes students to “real world” situations and processes of Visual Imaging Technology used in industry today. Students are provided information needed for post-secondary education, and/or prepare them for entry-level employment in the wonderful world of Commercial Art. College credit can be earned in this class. A fee may be required.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Health Science HEALTH OCCUPATIONS I and II Health Occupations 1 provides students with transferable skills to help meet the needs of the health care industry. First year students explore occupations in health care, study anatomy, physiology and medical terminology and learn with a hands-on approach. Entry-level medical skills are covered. During second semester, Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications are offered. A two-week study of forensic science is also covered. HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 2 Health Occupations 2 is a year long course. Students will learn about teamwork, communication, safety, legal issues, employability and information technology as it relates to the field of Health Care. Hands-on activities help students to learn medical skills and renew CPR certification. Students that meet the necessary requirements will be provided with the opportunity to job-shadow multiple health care professionals at various settings in our community. This course will help students prepare for entry-level positions in health care and explores additional requirements needed for more advanced careers in the medical field.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources HORTICULTURE SCIENCE Horticulture Science is a hands-on class that focuses on floral design, basic landscape design and greenhouse management. Students gain experience in floral design, (including corsages, basic arrangements, and holiday arrangements), greenhouse management, plant propagation including tissue culture, hydroponics, nursery and landscape management, landscape design, and integrated pest managements. Students will have the opportunity to manage the class floral shop and retail greenhouse. Students can participate in the FFA, a student organization that promotes leadership and technical skills.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Health Science MEDICAL ASSISTING Medical Assisting is a year- long class that prepares students for entry level positions in doctors’ offices, clinics and hospitals. This course will focus on basic human anatomy, medical terminology, and medical ethics. Hands-on skills will include taking vital signs, drawing blood, testing blood and urine, sterilizing equipment, and setting up and assisting with examinations and minor surgical procedures, performing CPR and first aid, and doing EKGs. Front office procedures such as scheduling appointments, filing, coding and health insurance claims will also be introduced. Students earning a minimum of 80% cumulatively may be eligible for self-placement externships and the opportunity to take the NCCT Medical Assisting exam. Students are responsible for transportation to externships as well as examinations fees.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Health Science MEDICAL INVESTIGATIONS Medical Investigations is a year long course. This program will provide students with an explorative path into diagnostic health careers with an emphasis on clinical (laboratory) skills and procedures. Examples of skills include: microbiology (plate streaking and gram staining of bacteria), microscopy (compound microscope), hematology (ABO blood typing, blood cell identification), and micro-pipetting. In addition, students will learn about teamwork, safety, communication, legal issues, employability and information technology as it relates to the field of healthcare.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Information Technology MICROSOFT NETWORK ADMINISTRATION I and II Currently the Microsoft Windows Server family is the most widely used corporate server platform for small, medium and most large businesses. Network admins are responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of the servers and data that businesses rely on. Microsoft Network Administration will give students a head start in getting a career as a computer network administrator. Students will get hands on experience with: Windows Server & Small Business Server, Microsoft Exchange, Data Backup Systems, Active Directory, Group Policy and Domain security policies. Completing this course will be great preparation for all of the Microsoft Certifications such as MCSE, MCITP, MCTS and MCP. Earning these certifications are excellent professional accomplishments and, along with a degree, can open the door to a great career.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Information Technology PC SERVICING and NETWORKING I and II The PC Servicing & Networking course is designed for students who have an interest in computers, networking and the Internet. We explore the inner components of your computer, the software and operating systems that run them and connections that bind them. We discuss the latest trends in the ever-changing technologically-infused world and prepare for them. Students who take this course will learn how computers operate, as well as how to trouble-shoot, repair, upgrade and maintain them. Students will also learn basic computer networking skills including how computer networks operate, how to properly connect and configure networks and the Internet operates globally. Computer networking is a growing field with great opportunities for growth and advancement. Students completing this one-year course will have the skills necessary to attain an entry-level position in the information technology industry. Students will also be prepared to industry recognized certification exams from CompTIA.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Information Technology PROGRAMMING: JAVA This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of detailed programming language. It will be covering syntax including decisions, loops, arrays, strings, and simple graphics JAVA programming, flow charts, literacy, basic HTML (Hyper Text Mark Up Language), JAVA script, hardware and software terminology, computer ethics and documentation with a heavy emphasis on problem solving. Students will learn how to interact with their customers or superiors, design interfaces for business applications and code simple games. Students will also learn how to utilize databases with their applications in order to create a viable, working program for their final project. Any student is welcome, whether they have previous programming experience or not. Programming will start with the basics and work our way up from there.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Information Technology PROGRAMMING: XBOX360 Year 1 and 2 As technology evolves and video gaming becomes a more prevalent form of entertainment, more creative video game designers are becoming necessary in the workforce. This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of the Visual C# programming language. It will be covering logic, syntax, input/output layout, testing, database interaction, debugging and documentation with a heavy emphasis on problem solving. The bulk of the programming will be done with an emphasis on video game design, specifically for the Microsoft XBOX360 console system. Students will learn how to interact with their customers or superiors, design and test simple puzzle games to more complex adventure type games. This course will cover everything from design to coding and finally testing. Students will have the opportunity to upload their projects to XBOX Live Creators’ Club, and if they are popular enough, to XBOX live Marketplace where they could be purchased and played by millions of XBOX users, earning the student national recognition. Any student is welcome, whether they have previous programming experience or not. Program will start with the basic and work their way up from there.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Health Science SPORTS MEDICINE, PHYSICAL THERAPY and OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Are you interested in a career in rehabilitative medicine? Join us at Pankow to explore your options, while learning entry level skills. Topics to be covered will include: Patient care and mobility, prevention of injuries, ambulation techniques, range of motion activities, anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on musculoskeletal, medical terminology, legal and ethical issues, communications, teamwork, OSHA safety standards, first aid and CPR skills. Qualifying students will have the opportunity to participate in a job-shadowing experience.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Arts, A/V Technology and Communications TV AND BROADCAST MEDIA If you enjoy making videos or just want to play with some top notch technology this program can help put you in the middle of the lights, camera and action. TV & Broadcast Media is a course where students have the opportunity to create unique video projects in a state of the art television studio. This is a course where students learn by DOING. Students produce numerous videos – from basic Public Service Announcements to Mini-Movies. Students film on HD cameras and DSLR’s, then edit their masterpieces on the latest iMac computers. In the TV studio, students operate a teleprompter, video switcher, 24 channel soundboard, and HD studio cameras. This course emphasizes a hands-on approach to skill development enhanced with the latest literature on Television Production. Students learn to use Final Cut Pro editing software, Motion Graphics, Keynote, Garage Band, Compressor, and other software used in the industry. The course is designed to prepare students to explore careers in Television Production, and to develop the essential skills for employment in this field. Students who receive a C or higher can receive articulation credit with Macomb Community College, or $2500 off tuition at Specs Howard. This course may be taken more than once. Students who succeed in this course may be considered for Broadcast Journalism.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Information Technology WEB DESIGN Iand II Attention all students interested in making a little cash with a side job!!! Web Design can help make that happen. Many web students are hired to make Web Sites for family and friends because they learn how to plan, create, and design web pages in Web Design at Pankow. Students learn XHTML coding, Adobe Creative Suite 4 Dreamweaver and Flash, and Cascading Style Sheets. Internet usage and research is also an integral component of this class. Students will also have the benefit of earning co-op credit (toward high school graduation. Visit http://www.PankoWebs.com for an inside look at Web Design class. SPECIAL INTEREST: Students can earn one year English credit while taking Web Design which can fulfill the 2011 High School Graduation English requirement (see CTE English Online for details). Math-related credit and Visual and Applied Art credit is also available.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics STUDENT EXTERNSHIP Externship consists of working in a job that relates to the student’s career pathway from his/her Educational Development Plan (EDP) and being enrolled in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course. The student must be at least 16 years of age and working a minimum of 150 hours per semester for 1.0 credit. Students must meet daily classroom requirements, work in accordance with all state and federal labor laws, and have a training agreement in place. The school “Externship” Coordinator and the employer will supervise the student’s progress. The externship areas offered under this title are: Auto Collision & Refinishing Auto Technology 1 & 2 Business Management Technology CAD/Drafting Technology Construction Technology Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education Criminal Justice Graphic Arts and Design Technology Health Occupations 1 & 2 Horticulture Science Marketing & Retail Management Medical Assisting Network Administration & Computer Repair Programming (JAVA, Web, XBOX) Sport Medicine/PT/OT Strategies in Sports, Entertainment & Marketing Web Design Teacher Cadet
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Marketing ENTREPRENEURSHIP at LCHS/LCN Prerequisite: Intro to Marketing. Entrepreneurship introduces students to the exciting world of creating and owning their own business. Students will identify the fundamentals of business creation, the personal attributes needed to be a successful entrepreneur, and will research various business opportunities. Topics covered include the characteristics of an entrepreneur, discovering entrepreneurial opportunities, operations, human resource and risk management. Students will develop a hypothetical business plan. In addition, students will take part in DECA, a national marketing student organization. Externship eligible program.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Marketing MARKETING and BUSINESS OPERATIONS at LCHS/LCN Prerequisite: Strategies in Sports, Entertainment & Marketing (or Marketing Strategies) and Advanced Marketing Strategies Entrepreneurship – must have passed each class with a “C” or better. Must have citizenship of S or O, and teacher recommendation. Students in this class will have the opportunity to manage and market all school store activities. The focus of this course will be the advanced studies of marketing as well as reinforcing management fundamentals. Students will be introduced to the theories and practices needed for successful buying, promoting, storing, displaying and selling of all school store products. Other business functions will be introduced to enhance the course learning objectives. This class will require before and after school attendance in the operation of the school store. DECA membership available. Externship eligible program.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Marketing STRATEGIES IN SPORTS, ENTERTAINMENT and MARKETING at LCHS/LCN This class is designed for students who are interested in careers in sports & entertainment marketing, marketing, management and business ownership. Students will learn the language of sports & entertainment and marketing as well as distribution and the importance of developing social skills for business jobs. The purpose of this course is to provide students with the fundamental principles and concepts identified with sports and entertainment marketing, and to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills through the application of marketing principles in these industries through projects and activities. Topics of study will be: private enterprise system, consumer economics, world channels of distribution, purpose of marketing, types of marketing enterprises, careers in sports & entertainment marketing, marketing and distribution, promotion and pricing, human relations skills, and how technology affects business operations. Through course work, field trips and guest speakers, students will gain confidence and the opportunity to achieve marketable skills. In addition, students will take part in DECA, a national marketing student organization. Externship eligible program.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Marketing ADVANCED STRATEGIES IN SPORTS, ENTERTAINMENT and MARKETING at LCHS?LCN This class is a continuation of Strategies in Sports, Entertainment & Marketing concepts and applies them to the sports & entertainment and marketing industries. This class will take students on a step-by-step journey through the world of marketing. Students encounter and learn about the key functions of marketing and how those functions are applied in the sports & entertainment and marketing worlds. This course will also start you thinking like an owner or manager of a business. Students will explore the impact of the economy on business. Legal requirements, physical layout, operating and staffing needs, promotion, social and ethical responsibilities and applications of technology will be studied. Successful completion of this course will help students develop a knowledge of the career possibilities in the sports & entertainment and marketing industries as they relate to a diverse population and global society and to develop the knowledge that is required to produce an actual sports and entertainment event. Through projects, virtual business simulations software, course work, field trips and guest speakers, students will gain confidence and the opportunity to achieve marketable skills. In addition, students will take part in DECA, a national marketing student organization. DECA membership available. Externship eligible program.
L’Anse Creuse L’Anse Creuse Marketing SOCIAL MEDIA at LCHS/LCN Intro to Marketing. Students will learn the latest trends happening in advertising, public relations and sales using an online presence. They will develop a positive online presence for themselves by learning how to develop a professional online voice and conduct online professional networking. Students will also understand the roll of social media in marketing, use social networks as a marketing tool, and learn how to use Twitter, video-sharing (YouTube), mobile marketing, blogs (Blogger and Tumblr), and new emerging social media as a marketing tool. In addition, students will take part in DECA, a national marketing student organization.
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New Haven New Haven Health Science HEALTH OCCUPATIONS I ad II Health Occupations 1 provides students with transferable skills to help meet the needs of the health care industry. First year students explore occupations in health care, study anatomy, physiology and medical terminology and learn with a hands-on approach. Entry-level medical skills are covered. During second semester, Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications are offered. A two-week study of forensic science is also covered. HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 2 Health Occupations 2 is a year long course. Students will learn about teamwork, communication, safety, legal issues, employability and information technology as it relates to the field of Health Care. Hands-on activities help students to learn medical skills and renew CPR certification. Students that meet the necessary requirements will be provided with the opportunity to job-shadow multiple health care professionals at various settings in our community. This course will help students prepare for entry-level positions in health care and explores additional requirements needed for more advanced careers in the medical field.
New Haven New Haven Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Auto Technician Are you looking for a class where you can get your hands dirty? How about a class where you can turn your love of cars into a rewarding career? Or are you just looking for a class that will help you save hundreds of dollars on auto repairs by learning to do them yourself? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Auto Technology 1 is right for you. In Auto 1 you will learn the basics of automotive care. Starting with shop safety, tool usage, and general service facility operations, you will learn to understand the duties of an “Auto Tech”. As you progress you will study the components and functions of three major automotive systems: * Brakes * Steering & Suspension * Internal Combustion Engine AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY 2 This advanced automotive course is geared toward giving students the skills they will need to gain entry-level employment in the automotive service industry or 100 level college courses. Course work focuses on automotive electronics, electrical systems and engine drivability, course safety, maintenance, tool usage, heavy equipment operations and all areas of automotive repair and repair facility operations. Automotive Technology 2 offers automotive theory with “hands-on” experience. Skill levels for testing and ASE / STATE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification can be achieved upon completion of Automotive Technology 2. TIA certification can be earned in class. This program is certified by the following organizations: TIA (Tire Industry Association) NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) Certified Program. AYES (Automotive Youth Education System) Certified Program.
New Haven New Haven Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS MANAGEMENT and TECHNOLOGY This business course is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide range of business settings. Students will learn “MANAGEMENT” skills by creating their own fictitious business. Students will also learn and expand their knowledge with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access. Other projects include employability skills, business etiquette skills and business ethics. With completion of this 1-year class, students will have the opportunity to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam (at own expense).
Richmond Richmond Finance Accounting I and II This beginning accounting course will teach students to keep financial records and prepare financial statements (from those records) for a single owner business and partnership. In addition, students will learn petty cash and payroll procedures. Where appropriate, these skills will be taught through the use of the computer. Accounting is an essential course for college-bound students who are considering a major in business. Accounting is also a very appropriate choice for students who plan to own businesses, manage businesses, or work in a management support role. Accounting II This course is a continuation of accounting concepts mastered in Accounting I. Loans, interest, inventory, receivables, payables, stock, dividends are just some of the topics covered. Where appropriate, these skills will be taught through the use of the computer.
Richmond Richmond Business, Management and Administration Business Management Technology I This business course is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide range of business settings. This project-based course is designed to introduce students to the various areas of the business world. Using web-based tools, including simulations, students will explore the foundations of business. Topics include written and verbal communication skills, business etiquette, human relations, management, teamwork, finance, and career development. Students will utilize and apply essential business skills from the Microsoft Office 2010 Suite.
Richmond Richmond Business, Management and Administration Business Management Technology II A companion to Business, Management, and Technology 1, students will have the opportunity to explore additional segments of the business world, such as: International Business, Law, Project Management, Operations and Quality Management, and Business Planning and Entrepreneurship. This is a project-based course that introduces students to somewhat more advanced business topics. Please note that BMT 1 is NOT a prerequisite to BMT 2.
Richmond Richmond Marketing Marketing I and II A study of marketing concepts and principles and their practical application. Students will examine risks and challenges marketers face to establish a competitive edge. Subject matter includes economics, marketing foundations/functions with emphasis on selling, promotion, product/service management, pricing and distribution. In addition, this course will explore human resource and leadership development. Marketing 2 The course builds on what was learned in Marketing 1. It also involves study in career planning, management decision-making, critical thinking, and business development. Today's marketing world is analyzed through current publications, guest speakers, and classroom activity. In addition, students are involved in the buying, selling, and management process with the school store. Students will be members of DECA, a student organization that competes with other students state and nationwide in various marketing events.
Richmond Richmond Family and Consumer Sciences Personal Finance This course shows math skills needed to make good decisions in and out of the classroom instances like balancing a check book, making wise investments, investigating loan rates and mortgages, etc. Finding percent discounts and sales prices, estimating tips, simple interest and principal, calculating commissions, paying bills, and credit card rates are a few of the topics to be covered.
Richmond Richmond Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Internship This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid "on-the-job" work experience in the career area of their choice that is consistent with their Educational Development Plan. An Individual Educational Training Plan and Training Agreement are developed for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. The student is responsible for finding his/her own job. Note: To receive credit, the student must receive satisfactory evaluations and turn in all required paperwork. A student who chooses the Internship course for either one or two hours is expected to meet 200 hours of work per semester.
Richmond Richmond Health Science Health I and II This course gives students a background in areas of wellness and lifestyle choices. Disease prevention, current health issues, drug and alcohol dangers, and first aid are covered. Also covered are sexual health issues including the benefits of abstinence and the risks of STD’s and teen pregnancy. Health 2 This course is designed to be an extension of the Health 1 graduation requirement. Topics covering a variety of wellness will be studied and explored in greater detail. Major areas of study will include different aspects of mental, physical, social, and emotional health. Specific topics will include but will not be limited to: Personal relationships, Leadership, Nutrition, Fitness program design and implementation, Drug & Alcohol abuse awareness and prevention. The societal impact of health related issues on society will be explored.
Richmond Richmond Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AIS Heavy Equipment, Operation, Repair and Maintenance Richmond High School along with AIS Construction Equipment Corporation offer a program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the safe operation, maintenance and repair of heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, backhoes, and front-end loaders. This course includes electronics, hydraulics, engine performance, fuel systems, and fundamentals of mechanics related to heavy equipment and diesel operations. Successful completion will afford students an opportunity to earn a sponsorship to Ferris State University worth approximately $10,000 (tuition costs), apply for acceptance into the AIS Apprenticeship Training Program, or find employment with other heavy equipment or diesel maintenance companies.
Richmond Richmond Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Criminal Justice This course will help prepare students to perform the duties of police and public security officers, criminal investigator, federal marshal, police detective, evidence technical and other careers in this area. Students will learn basic skills such as patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control and public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, basic crime prevention methods, equipment operation and maintenance, report preparation, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities. Through field trips and guests speakers, students will have the opportunity to witness how these duties are performed by actual law enforcement professionals.
Romeo Romeo Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (RETC) A must for all business students! Students will explore the foundation of business operations through practical activities. Topics include written and verbal communication skills, business etiquette, human relations, management, teamwork, finance, and career development. Students will utilize and apply essential business skills from the Microsoft Office 2010 Suite.
Romeo Romeo Finance FINANCE - ACCOUNTING I and II (RETC) Learn the language of business! Accounting I is a one-year course which covers two types of businesses – proprietorships and partnerships. Each type of business is presented in a complete accounting cycle which covers analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting to ledgers, petty cash, planning worksheet, financial statements, adjusting and closing entries. Banking accounts will also be covered through a practical project. A business simulation will also be done to reinforce concepts of the accounting cycle. Computerized accounting will be introduced. Some computer knowledge will be helpful, but is not required. FINANCE - ACCOUNTING II (RETC) This course is a continuation of Accounting I. The course begins with a review of the accounting cycle. The remainder of the course will focus on the accounting cycles for partnerships and corporations. Topics covered will include departmental accounting, payroll, inventory, notes payable and receivable, and preparation of financial statements. Computerized accounting will be implemented. Some computer knowledge will be helpful, but is not required.
Romeo Romeo Marketing MARKETING EDUCATION (RETC) The one-year marketing program provides the student with basic marketing knowledge for entry-level job positions. Students will explore business vocabulary, specific skills and techniques in advertising, visual merchandising and display, selling, employability skills, purchasing, management, and numerous other areas related to marketing. Students will have the opportunity to join DECA, an association for those interested in marketing, entrepreneurship, and management. Through DECA, students will gain valuable skills at leadership conferences, have the opportunity to compete at district, state and national conferences, and be eligible for scholarship opportunities. Additional opportunity for travel to New York City for a five (5) day marketing career exploration is available for 2nd year DECA members.
Romeo Romeo Marketing ENTREPRENEURSHIP/SCHOOL STORE MANAGEMENT (RETC) Entrepreneurship introduces students to the exciting world of creating and owning their own business. This course will cover feasibility studies, budgets, promotion, and other ownership concerns, including the development of a business plan. Course activities will be focused on developing the student’s communication skills, initiative, creativity, flexibility, and problem solving techniques. Entrepreneurial theories will be reinforced with practical application through school store management. There will be a number of required after school responsibilities with store functions. Entrepreneurship students are expected to become involved in DECA (a national association of marketing and entrepreneurial students). Taking Entrepreneurship will make you a “completer” of the Marketing program.
Romeo Romeo Information Technology WEB DESIGN (RETC) This one-year class will enable students to create their own Web pages and Web sites. The class provides students with basic knowledge of Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) as a foundation for building websites. Utilization of web design software will also be explored. Students apply their skills in the creation of Web pages using text, graphics, tables, frames, and forms with an emphasis on effective design and layout of Web pages and sites. Topics will include: Web page and Web site design; common HTML coding as well as proper and effective Web page format.
Romeo Romeo Health Science HEALTH OCCUPATIONS EXPLORATION AND MEDICAL FIRST RESPONSE (RETC) This science based class is intended for students who have an interest in pursuing careers in the medical field and allied health fields. While the class will meet all of the state requirements for medical first responder, students will be exposed to and be able to explore a wide variety of health occupations. Students will receive both classroom and practical instruction in a variety of patient related situations. Some topics include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, patient assessment in medical and trauma settings, and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Additionally, students will receive instruction in basic medical mathematics, interviewing skills and resume writing. The premise of this class is to assist students in the decision of a medical career and provide basic and employable skills to achieve that goal.
Romeo Romeo Health Science EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (RETC) This science based class is intended and designed for students who have a serious interest in the medical or allied health fields. There is particular emphasis placed upon medical emergencies. Subject areas include comprehensive didactic and practical experience in anatomy and physiology, medical and trauma first aid assessment and treatment, airway management, cardiology, childbirth, pediatrics, bleeding and shock control. Students learn diagnostic techniques in conjunction with physiologic pathways to successfully treat patient conditions. Clinical rotations in a hospital emergency room and fire department based ambulance service are components of the classroom experience. At the completion of the class, students who meet the eligibility requirements will be able to challenge the national EMT-B (Basic) licensing exam and receive a certificate of completion.
Romeo Romeo Health Science ADVANCED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS (RETC) This is a 2-hour course for students interested in a professional career in the Health Care field. Students will acquire the basic skills and knowledge to work in multiple areas of health care, both within the hospital and in the community. This course will also provide a career foundation for students interested in continuing their education at the post-secondary level.
Romeo Romeo Energy ALTERNATIVE ENERGY (RETC) Right now, there are many sources of alternative energy which we could look at that may be less expensive, cleaner, and better for the environment and economy than using oil. This is an introductory course that explores the concepts of renewable energy and careers. Learn how the technologies work for an overview of renewable energies such as wind power, solar power, biomass, geothermal, fuel cells, and hydro power. Also learn what you can do at home right now and future careers you could explore. Hands-on activities are included in the class.
Romeo Romeo Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY (RHS) This course, part of a nationally certified program, approaches the field of automotive technology from a dual perspective. Realizing that automobiles are a life-long presence in our lives, this class is taught from the point and perspective of the consumer in our auto-related world. The second perspective addressed in this class is basic career and skills preparation needed for training in the multiple, automotive-related career field. Emphasis is placed on both classroom and laboratory learning experiences.
Romeo Romeo Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I and II (RHS) This two-hour, two-semester class, part of a nationally certified program, prepares the student for the many facets of the automotive service and repair industry. This year is spent learning safety practices, equipment operation, career pathways and opportunities, extensive study of vehicle on-board computerized engine management systems, including fuel, ignition, and emissions controls, drivability diagnosis and repair. Extensive study and practice are encompasses in learning braking systems and brake repairs, including exposure to the multiple ABS systems encountered in today’s auto repair industry. Additional time is spent learning general automobile and light truck service, maintenance, and minor repair. ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II (RHS) This two-hour, two-semester class, part of a nationally certified program, allows students to service customers, schedule repairs with clients and order parts from suppliers. Educational focus for this class includes automotive electronics and electrical systems, service, and repair. Driveline diagnosis and repair are also extensively covered, with special emphasis on front wheel and all wheel drive components, service and repair. Steering and suspension are investigated in depth, with electronic steering one of the many focal points of this unit. Engine cooling systems are explores and the relation that bi-metallic engines play in today’s high technology engine, cooling system problems, is extensively reviewed. State mechanical certification in one or more areas is a primary course objective and goal.
Romeo Romeo Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES TECHNOLOGY I and II (RETC) This course is an introduction to the construction industry. Students will learn how to use hand tools, power tools, and stationary machines with a strong emphasis on safety. Students will learn basic masonry, wall framing, wiring, plumbing, roof framing, roofing, drywall and the use of a transit. In addition, students will apply their newly acquired skills to general maintenance used around the house. Projects vary from semester to semester. Students who are considering a career in this cluster or interested in basic home improvement, should take this class. CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I and II (RETC) The construction technology program is designed for students who are interested in entering the carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heating, masonry trades, or related field such as architecture or engineering. Students will build a two story house in the construction tech lab. Site layout, masonry, concrete, floor systems, wall framing, roof systems, electrical, plumbing, cabinetry, mechanical systems and finish carpentry will be emphasized. New “green” technologies will also be explored and applied. Trades people from the area will facilitate each segment of construction. Additional projects will vary depending on collaborations with advisory committee members comprising of local contractors. Projects may include garages, sheds, concrete work and modular homes. Helping students understand the process in the construction of a home as well as the skills involved in each trade is the goal of this program. This class may be taken more than one time for credit.
Romeo Romeo Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICES I (RETC) The Romeo Culinary Arts Program is designed to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and basic skills used in a diverse food service industry. First year students will cover Career Options, Safety and Sanitation, HACCP Applications, Culinary Nutrition, Use of Commercial Equipment, develop proper Knife Skills and gather an understanding of how to follow recipes and gain employability skills.
Romeo Romeo Hospitality and Tourism ADVANCED HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICES I and II (RETC) Students taking this program should be considering a career in the Hospitality/Food Service industry. This course is designed to prepare the student for continued training in commercial kitchens. Creating menus, Baking Techniques, Breakfast Cookery, Meat, Poultry and Fish Cookery will all be covered. Students leaving this program will have product identification, equipment safety, strong knife skills and the confidence to advance in Culinary Arts. This class may be taken more than one time for credit.
Romeo Romeo Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DRAFTING AND ENGINEERING I (RETC) Do you have an interest in cars, houses, buildings, models, designing or engineering? Do you like to draw, have ideas for inventions, or would like to improve your problem solving skills? Over the years, jobs have become more technical and skill intensive and most careers today have some sort of technical aspect to them. In this class, students will learn the basics of creating and reading drafted drawings and how to draw using AutoCAD 2010. Each student will also design and construct hands-on projects.
Romeo Romeo Architecture and Construction ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I and II (RETC) Do you have an interest in house design, interior design, or landscaping? Would you like to design your own dream home? In Architectural Design I, students will learn about the design and construction of residential architecture and create a set of personalized house plans. Students will learn how to draft by hand and with AutoCAD 2010. Students will also create house presentation drawings in Photoshop, interior design boards, a design portfolio, and learn about future careers and colleges related to the Architectural field. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II (RETC) Did you enjoy Architectural Design I and would like to further learn about residential architecture and how to design commercial buildings such as restaurants or retail stores? Have you ever gone into a public building and thought you could design it better? In Architectural Design II, these types of projects will be done using hand drafting, AutoCAD 2010 and Photoshop. Students will create their own set of construction documents, 3-D computer models, hands-on model building, presentation renderings, and interior design boards. Students will also leave the class with a Professional Architectural Portfolio compiled from the work accomplished in Architectural Design I & II to take to future career interviews and college.
Romeo Romeo Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MECHANICAL AND ENGINEERING DESIGN I (RETC) Do you have an interest in vehicle design, mechanical parts, product packaging or other aspects related to Mechanical Design? Do you like to figure out how things work and come up with new designs? Almost everything man-made that surrounds us has been designed by someone and the next product could be yours. In Mechanical Design I, students will learn how to create mechanical drawings by hand, AutoCAD 2010, Inventor and Photoshop. Students will work on projects related to vehicle design, machining, and packaging and have the opportunity to design and build hands-on projects. Students will create their own drafting and design portfolio and learn about college and future careers related to the Mechanical field. MECHANICAL AND ENGINEERING DESIGN II (RETC) Did you enjoy Mechanical Design I and would like to further learn about the aspects of Mechanical Design? Have you ever been inspired by a new car’s body style, found a product’s packaging to be eye-catching or have an interest in how an object is assembled and made? In Mechanical Design II, an advanced look at projects covered in Mechanical I will be covered using hand drafting, AutoCAD 2010, Photoshop, Inventor and other 3-D modeling software. Students will draft real-life parts and assembly drawings, create 3-D computer models, build hands-on models, and put together presentation boards for a new product. Students will leave the class with a Professional Mechanical Portfolio compiled from the work accomplished in Mechanical Design I & II to take to future career interviews and college.
Romeo Romeo Manufacturing ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS (RETC) This course will introduce a student to basic electronic circuits and their application to our world. Students will discover how electronic circuits work by building timers, oscillators, op-amps, and digital circuits that perform interesting tasks – everything from voice recorders to LED light displays. Concepts in circuit design are emphasized throughout the course. Schematic reading & drawing, soldering techniques, as well as circuit board layout and design. Any student who desires to learn through exploration, discovery, and using their hands will enjoy this course.
Romeo Romeo Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ELECTRONICS/MECHATRONICS I/II (RETC) Articulation: Macomb Community College course EETE1100 (3 credits) This course is an in-depth exploration into the study of electronic circuit operation and design. Students will learn the basic “building block” circuits and how they function together to create electrical circuits of their own design – including digital alarm circuits, LED clocks, amplifiers, game circuits, automation, and power supplies. Concepts in circuit design are emphasized throughout the course. Students will learn prototyping methods (including circuit board design) and the use of electronic test equipment to aid in the troubleshooting and design of circuits. Any student planning a career in engineering or a related technical field should carefully consider taking this course.
Romeo Romeo Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY (RETC) This course is designed to help students master the fundamentals of robotics and the engineering design process. Students will design and build both autonomous and radio-controlled robotic devices in a fun, imaginative, and hands-on way. Concepts in science, technology, engineering and math are emphasized throughout the course. ROBOTC programming and Autodesk Inventor are used extensively in the build and design of robotic devices in this class. Students planning a career in engineering or a related technical field should carefully consider taking this course.
Romeo Romeo Manufacturing MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS (RETC) This metals class is an introduction to machine tool technology. The class will cover units in shop safety, basic precision measurement and layout work. Instruction is also given on the basic operations of metal cutting lathe, vertical milling machine, drill press, band saw and surface grinder. Instruction of basic machining set-ups and operations on the lathe, mill, surface grinder and band saws is also covered. Introduction of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Cad-Cam operation will be covered along with some basic welding. Integrated into the class will be applications of Algebra I & II and Geometry.
Romeo Romeo Manufacturing MACHINE TOOLING TECH I and II (RETC) This course is an advanced study of machine tool technology and is preparatory for anyone who is interested in the metal finishing field. The three levels of this course will revisit and delve deeper into shop safety, precision measurements, and layout work. Instruction will range from basic set-ups and operations on the lathe, mill, surface grinder, drill press, and band saws to complex set up in fixturing, product design and development. Students will cover computer numerical control (CNC) and CAD-CAM operations with emphasis on G&M code programming. Basic welding is also covered. Articulation with Macomb Community College can provide up to 12 credits in the applied technology program on a student’s successful completion of levels 1 and 2 of this class. Integrated into the class will be applications of Algebra I & II and Geometry.
Roseville Roseville Transportation, Distribution and Logistics PRE-VOCATIONAL AUTO TECHNOLOGY Course A: The first term covers safety with tools and tool usage, and covers basic components and identification of systems of the automobile. Course B: The second term covers safety with tools and tool usage, and students will learn basic automobile maintenance and perform objectives, such as oil change, tire rotation, and tune-ups based on the NATEF requirements. Course C: The third term covers safety with tools and tool usage, and students will learn basic operation of the 4-stroke engine and the alternative fuel engines. Students dismantle and rebuild an engine in the course.
Roseville Roseville Architecture and Construction PRE-VOCATIONAL BUILDING TRADES Course A: Students will be introduced to many facets of the building trades industry. This class will emphasize general safety practices as well as safe use of hand and power tools. In addition, the student will gain a working knowledge of selected hand and power tools as they relate to construction-oriented projects. Hands-on experiences are an integral part of the curriculum. Course B: This course will provide a “hands-on learning” experience in blueprint and plan reading through the construction of oriented projects. This will include use of all applicable tools and materials required in the construction of a house. During this course all aspects of site and workplace safety related to residential construction will be practiced and evaluated. General safety practices as well as safe use of hand tools will be emphasized. Course C: This course is designed to give students hands-on real application in the building trades. Career and occupational competencies are taught in plumbing, electrical, framing, drywall, roofing, siding and power tool usage. Safety practices as well as safe use of hand and power tools will be emphasized. Students will construct a large-scale project.
Roseville Roseville Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics PRE-VOCATIONAL MECHANICAL DRAFTING Course A: In the first term, all of the fundamental groundwork is done in the areas of measuring, lettering, sketching, line quality and use of drafting equipment and tools. This is essential knowledge that must be mastered to insure success. Class activities include exercises, Orthographic drawings, Geometric constructions and an introduction to and use of AutoCAD. Course B: The second semester classroom activities deal primarily with drawings. The material covered is Dimensioning, Auxiliary View and Section View drawings, Fasten¬ers and Pictorial drawings. Every third drawing will be completed on computers using AutoCAD. Course C: In the third term, Course A and Course B will be combined for personal projects, students will build architectural building, and mechanical activities. The students will improve their skills on the board and computer through AutoCAD.
Roseville Roseville Manufacturing PRE-VOCATIONAL MACHINE TRADES Course A: This course covers the importance of shop safety, tool safety, and machine safety. Students will be introduced to the vertical milling machine, its operations, setups, tooling, and the use of precision measuring instruments. Course B: This course covers the importance of shop safety, tool safety, and machine safety. Students will be introduced to the engine lathe, its operations, setups, tooling, and the use of precision measuring instruments. Course C: This course covers the importance of shop safety, tool safety, and machine safety. Students will be introduced to the surface grinder, its operations, setups, tooling, and the use of precision measuring instruments. Note: Students may enroll in the entire series, A, B, C but are not required.
Roseville Roseville Architecture and Construction PRE-VOCATIONAL WOODWORKING Course A: This course covers shop safety, tool safety, and machine safety. Students will begin building a mandatory project to become confident with the basic skills of wood¬working. After completing the first project, the students may pick their next one from a recommended list. Course B: This course will review critical parts of Course A. If a student has success¬fully completed Course A, they will begin to explore more advanced joinery and furniture building. Course C: This course will review critical parts of Course A. If a student has success¬fully completed Course A, and/or B they will continue to expand their skills in more advanced woodworking methods and projects. Note: Students may enroll in the entire series, A, B, C but are not required.
Roseville Roseville Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ADVANCED VOCATIONAL AUTO TECHNOLOGY I and II This course is designed to train persons interested in becoming automotive technicians. Experience will be gained by completing performance objectives and performing various service repairs on customer’s cars. Course A: The first term covers shop safety, tool usage, automotive brakes, and service of tires. Course B: The second term covers basic electronics, batteries, alternators, starters, and circuit service procedures. Course C: The third term covers ignition systems, basic fuel operation, and fuel injection system service and operation. +It is recommended that students complete Course A before taking Course B & C ADVANCED VOCATIONAL AUTO TECHNOLOGY II This course is a comprehensive auto service training program designed for the student interested in a career in the automotive service trades. Advanced auto service and repair techniques are taught. Course A: The first term covers shop safety, equipment usage, front-end alignment, advanced fuel injection, and OBD II operation and service. Course B: The second term covers computer scanners, advanced engine performance, diagnostics, and maintenance procedures. Course C: The third term covers clutch and transmission service as well as theory of powertrain operation and service of rear ends and transaxles.
Roseville Roseville Architecture and Construction ADVANCED VOCATIONAL BUILDING TRADES I and II Building Trades classes are designed to give the students on-the-job experience of many skilled trades through the actual construction of a house. The students should learn all concepts of construction from foundation to the finished house. The trades include masonry, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, drywall and roofing. The students will work in small groups with assigned tools and through this group they will learn responsibility, cooperation, and how to work with others. These courses are cyclical in nature and may overlap depending on the status of the house. ADVANCED VOCATIONAL BUILDING TRADES II The class will allow students to complete the interior finish of a house using electric, pneumatic and hand tools. Students will also be involved in group leadership of the students in Advanced Building Trades I rough construction projects. Objectives: To install moldings, vents, doors, cabinets, counter tops and all needed trim, stain and varnish all trim work to a pleasing finish, install laminates, install finished electrical fixtures, install plumbing fixtures, assume leadership qualities as needed, install tile and carpeting, follow directions of building inspectors as to code for obtaining an occupancy permit for finishing the house. These courses are cyclical in nature and may overlap depending on the status of the house.
Roseville Roseville Architecture and Construction ADVANCED VOCATIONAL BUILDING TRADES III This course provides hands-on instruction in blueprint reading, building codes, use of documents on the job site, cost analysis and advanced rough and finish skills. The student will provide assistance to help other students achieve Building Trades objectives. This student will also be introduced to in-depth studies of building trade concepts, related to occupations. The successful student will have the opportunity to experience a seamless school-to-work transition. +It is recommended that students complete Course A before taking Course B & C.
Roseville Roseville Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ADVANCED VOCATIONAL MECHANICAL DRAFTING I and II This course is designed to introduce the student to skills used by drafters working in a industrial setting. Key aspects learned will prepare students for an entry-level position in a drafting field. Students will utilize state-of-the-art CAD equipment and software necessary to create and edit industry standard 2-D drawings. Course A: This term will cover mechanical drawings, basic Geometry, welding and machining applications, as well as surface development. The student will improve their skills using standard board drafting applications and apply that knowledge toward Computer Aided Drafting in the form of AutoCad. Course B: The second term will cover the development of brackets and gears, generate graphic charts and diagrams, and cover the fundamentals of Map Drafting and Architectural Drafting. Students will continue to improve their knowledge of AutoCad on the computers. Course C: The third term will focus primarily on the students own areas of interest, backed with knowledge acquired through the first two terms. Personal interest, individual personal projects, and self-development will be stressed. ADVANCED VOCATIONAL MECHANICAL DRAFTING I Students will gain work experience and refine their skills on the drafting board and computer drawings (using AutoCAD) including 3D and solid modeling. They will design and build models of architectural and automobile projects. Course A: The first term will cover the design process as it pertains to jig and fixtures design, die design, auto & auto parts design, which will be illustrated by drawings to be completed by the students. Course B: The second term students will design and build models of architectural and automobile projects including renderings. Course C: The third term will focus primarily on going further into the automotive design and allowing the students to venture freely and create their own vehicle (body, parts, etc.).
Roseville Roseville Manufacturing ADVANCED VOCATIONAL MACHINE TRADES I and II Advanced Machine Trades I is a course in which emphasis is placed on accuracy and planning machining operations. Students will be required to work to close tolerances, while learning more complex setups and machining operations on standard toolroom machinery. Course A: This course covers shop safety, precision layout, and multiple machining operations. Students will use complex setups and close tolerance machining. Course B: This course is a continuation of Course A. Students will expand their skills in precision machining and setup with more advanced projects. Course C: This course combines skills learned in Course A and Course B. Students are required to complete more challenging and in-depth projects. ADVANCED VOCATIONAL MACHINE TRADES II The programming of computer controlled machines (CNC) and more complex functions are included. Course A: This course covers safety and the introduction to the CNC milling machine. Students will learn how to program the machine with codes. Course B: This course is a continuation of Course A. Students will expand their skills in more advanced programming and machining. Course C: This reinforces the use of CNC machining and programming. Students will write programs, program the machine, and successfully machine the program.
Roseville Roseville Architecture and Construction ADVANCED VOCATIONAL WOODWORKING I and II This course has been designed to introduce students to the tools, equipment and technolo¬gies used in woodworking, furniture construction and design. With a strong emphasis in Early American Colonial, Shaker and Mission style crafts. This will also enhance the student’s historical awareness and appreciation of the art of woodworking. ADVANCED VOCATIONAL WOODWORKING II This course has been designed for students who have demonstrated advanced skills on tools, equipment, and technologies used in woodworking. Students will complete advanced projects that can be entered in competitions.
Roseville Roseville Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics APPLIED VOCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY EXTERNSHIP Students will obtain actual on-the-job training for credit and a grade. The training station must be in the Applied Technology occupation area and the student must be employed for a minimum average of 15 hours per week. Students are selected in January of their junior year. Students must secure a related industrial job either through their own resources approved by the coordinator or through leads provided by the coordinator at the beginning of the school year. Co-op students must be enrolled in Applied Technology. If job placement is not completed in the first two weeks of school, the student will be rescheduled into the regular school day. Other schedule adjustments can be made as job placements become available.
Roseville Roseville Finance ACCOUNTING and FINANCIAL SYSTEMS I and II This course teaches students the basic accounting skills necessary for managing and maintaining financial records for small businesses, as well as an understanding of the accounting process. Students will learn how to record business transactions as debits and credits in T accounts and ledgers. Students will also learn how to journalize, create balance sheets, balance bank statements, manage payroll, and many other accounting functions for a small business. This will be one of the 2 courses that complete a program of study in the Finance Pathway. ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL SYSTEMS II This course teaches students accounting skills necessary for managing and maintaining financial records for partnerships, nonprofit organizations, departmental businesses, and corporations. Students will learn how to do inventory planning, journalize depreciation, calculate and journalize dividends for corporations, prepare budget reports and financial reports. This course is for students who are considering careers in accounting, marketing, management, and business administration. This will be one of the 2 courses that complete a program of study in the Finance Pathway.
Roseville Roseville Information Technology WEB DESIGN This course will be part of the web design team for Roseville High School students will keep the website updated for students, staff, parents, and community. The use of digital cameras, camcorders, scanners, and the Internet will make this possible. A popular web design program will be used. This will be the class that completes a program of study in the Information Technology Pathway.
Roseville Roseville Marketing MARKETING EDUCATION Marketing Education is the study of business functions such as management, distribution, product/service planning, promotion, purchasing, selling, math, business ownership, and much more. It is a class in which part of each day is spent working for the school store, “THE PANTHER DEN”. This provides students with a “hands-on” experience in business. This will be the class that completes a program of study in the Marketing Pathway.
Roseville Roseville Marketing MARKETING EDUCATION EXTERNSHIP AND RELATED CLASS This course will provide students with on-the-job training for credit and a grade. Students will be employed at a training station for a minimum average of 10 hours per week. Generally, students are selected during the second half of their junior year. They must secure a marketing job either through their own resources or through leads provided by the coordinator at the beginning of the school year.
Roseville Roseville Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS EXTERNSHIP Students will obtain actual on-the-job training for credit and a grade. The training station must be in the business occupations area and the student must be employed for a minimum average of 10 hours per week. Students are generally selected during the second half of their junior year. They must secure an office job either through their own resources or through leads provided by the coordinator at the beginning of the school year. Students must have had or be enrolled in any of the Business Department classes.
Roseville Roseville Health Science HEALTH OCCUPATIONS Health Occupations is designed for students who will be pursuing a medical career. Guest speakers will enhance the understanding of training required and duties of several medical professions. Students will learn how to take vital signs and will also learn CPR and First Aid skills. The classroom is equipped like a clinic: role-playing exercises are performed with an emphasis on physical therapy, nurse aide, medical assistant, and dental assistant skills. However, exploration into a multitude of careers are explored. Employability skills are also learned.
Roseville Roseville Health Science DENTAL ASSISTING This course prepares students for employment as a dental assistant. Skills learned will include dental terminology, dental anatomy, instrumentation, sterilization of instruments, charting oral conditions, and mixing dental materials. Second year students will continue classroom and lab activities in conjunction with a work-site placement in a dental office.
South Lake South Lake Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Automotive Technology The goal of the South Lake Auto Technology Program is to provide students with the necessary entry-level skills to allow them entry into the automotive repair industry. Through articulation agreements, the Auto Technology Program encourages students to continue their education after completion of the program. The Auto Technology Program is a two year, two period per day block class, which meets five days per week. The curriculum is consistent with current industry standards, following the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards. NATEF is the only sanctioned certification program approved by the State of Michigan Department of Education. The course curriculum consists of theory and service in four automotive repair areas. The four repair areas are: • Brakes • Electrical • Steering & Suspension • Engine Performance The class is on a rotational schedule, one year suspension, steering and electronics will be covered, the other year engine performance and brakes will be covered. The students may achieve NATEF certification in Brakes, Electrical, Engine Performance, and Steering & Suspension. Completion of the NATEF Program in Brakes, Electrical, Engine Performance, or Steering & Suspension will allow a student to earn college credits. Articulation agreements with Ferris State University and Macomb County Community College, award the student who has successfully completed the NATEF Program(s) with college credit.
South Lake South Lake Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE BRAKES AND ENGINES A and B - Two hour block This is a two-hour class, which provides a course in automotive theory in the areas of brakes and engine performance. As the year progresses, students will begin to inspect, repair, troubleshoot, and replace components on vehicles.
South Lake South Lake Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS AND SUSPENSION A and B - Two hour block This two-hour class, which provides a course in automotive theory in the areas of electronics, suspension, and steering. As the year progresses, students will begin to inspect, repair, troubleshoot, and replace components on vehicles.
South Lake South Lake Marketing MARKETING 1 and 2 Marketing 1: Marketing 1 is the first year of a project based online class that offers students a chance to learn about the functions of marketing as well as economics, selling, customer relations, promotion, distribution, basic business skills and interpersonal skills. See Southlakemarketing.weebly.com for the entire class curriculum. Marketing 2: Marketing 2 is the second year of a project based online class that offers students a chance to learn about marketing information management, product planning, business management, finance, entrepreneurship, and marketing career development. Marketing 2 students have an opportunity to apply to run the school store. See Southlakemarketing.weebly.com for the entire class curriculum.
South Lake South Lake Marketing MARKETING LAB 1 and 2 Marketing Lab: Marketing students chosen to take marketing lab will work in the credit union. Students will utilize all the functions of marketing in the daily operation of the business including customer service, ordering, distribution, selling, promotion, cash handling and accounting.
South Lake South Lake Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY and CULINARY ARTS 1A and 1B - Two hour block, year 1 The Hospitality and Culinary Arts course is a full year program offered in a two year sequence for juniors and seniors. This course is a great opportunity for students who have an interest in the culinary field. Students will be exposed to career options in restaurants, hotel operations, and many other food service facilities. This course is designed to prepare students for college courses in Culinary Arts and Hospitality and entry level positions in the food service industry. A student operated public restaurant offers “hands-on” work experience for students to learn food preparation, customer service, and restaurant techniques. Students will be enrolled in a two hour block class. Second year students may be enrolled for the advanced portion of this program. Students seeking externship placement in hospitality occupations are required to be in the course concurrently with their externship experience.
South Lake South Lake Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY and CULINARY ARTS 2A and 2B - Two hour block, year 2 The Hospitality and Culinary Arts course is a full year program offered in a two year sequence for juniors and seniors. This course is a great opportunity for students who have an interest in the culinary field. Students will be exposed to career options in restaurants, hotel operations, and many other food service facilities. This course is designed to prepare students for college courses in Culinary Arts and Hospitality and entry level positions in the food service industry. A student operated public restaurant offers “hands-on” work experience for students to learn food preparation, customer service, and restaurant techniques. Students will be enrolled in a two hour block class. Second year students may be enrolled for the advanced portion of this program. Students seeking externship placement in hospitality occupations are required to be in the course concurrently with their externship experience.
South Lake South Lake Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Mechatronics I/II This course merges the principles/disciplines of four areas of engineering: mechanical, electrical (electronics), fluid power (hydraulics or pneumatics), and computer technologies to control machine movements. The new term for this is “Mechatronics.” The students’ studies begin with courses in mechanics, sensors, basic electronics, pneumatics, control logic and robot programming and control. The student goes on to learn how to program a specific Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), and then writes and troubleshoots programs to control machines. Students are given tasks such as, Pick and Place Feeding, Gauging, Indexing, Sorting and Queuing, Servo Robot Assembly, Torquing, and Parts Storage. These tasks are integrated into an assembly line that produces a real product. The program provides the knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in automation-related jobs. Examples would be robot installation and maintenance, automation equipment installation, troubleshooting and maintenance, and PLC programming. Examples of industries using these skills are pharmaceuticals, food processing, beverage bottling, automated warehousing, oil production, packaging, electronics assembly, medical, and military.
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction CONSTRUCTION TRADES This co-ed course is designed to provide insight and experience in the Construction trades industry. Residential construction is integrated with commercial construction techniques and materials. Students will participate in several aspects of the construction process. Examples include: • Safety • Site layout • Concrete • Floor Framing • Rough Frame • Roofing • Siding and windows • Electrical • Plumbing • Insulation • Drywall • Painting • Finish Carpentry Benefits for College Bound Students Upon successful completion of this program, students can qualify for paid internship training as well as articulated college credit through the Macomb Community College-UCS partnership.
Utica Utica Manufacturing MACHINE SHOP - CAD, CAM, CNC (CTE) This is a co-educational course focused on the development of technical skills for students interested in a career in machining trades. Students work from blueprints, keeping industrial standards in operations, safety, and quality (tolerance). Students perform operations using CAD, CAM, and CNC computer-controlled milling and turning machines. Performance objectives are followed, notebooks are kept, and exams written. Students who successfully complete this program may qualify for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Manufacturing WELDING I and II This course is designed to provide students with technical skills in the areas of welding and cutting. This course is intended to develop safe, competent, welders according to the accepted standards of the industry. This program teaches the basic techniques required to perform ARC and MIG welding in all positions. Gas cutting, manual and automatic, is included. Students will also develop the basic skills in blueprint reading, welding symbols and fabrication. CTE WELDING II This course is designed to enhance the technical skills that are demanded in the welding industry. Students electing this class will advance their knowledge of welding codes, blueprint reading, welding symbols, and testing of welds (both destructive and non-destructive). Students will also become familiar with machine maintenance procedures. This program will teach the advanced techniques required to perform ARC, GAS, TIG, and MIG welding in all positions. Students will be required to design and fabricate a product of their choice to gain fabrication training. Successful completion of this course may qualify the student for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY This co-ed course builds upon the foundation laid in CTE Automotive Technology I-Brakes. This advanced course focuses primarily on the electrical systems of the automobile. Included are: safety procedures, tool usage, industry specific diagnostic and testing equipment operation, wiring systems, electronic components, and procedures to inspect, diagnose, and repair these systems professionally. Today’s vehicles make use of electronics in every major sub-system including: brakes, engines, engine performance, suspension, HVAC, after-market accessories, and automatic/ manual transmissions. Students are required to complete performance objectives, keep a notebook, and take exams to prepare for success in future automotive training programs. Benefits for College Bound Students Upon successful completion of this program, the students can qualify for articulated college credit. Cooperating colleges include Macomb Community College, Ohio Technical College, University of Northwest Ohio, and Universal Technical Institute.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY I and II The purpose of this Career and Technical Education course is to increase students’ knowledge of the different engineering disciplines. This course will be delivered over two semesters, and will introduce high school students to some of the tools and methods used by engineers in industry. The cornerstone of the course is a semester design project, which will be completed during the second semester of the course. Successful completion of this course may qualify students for articulated college credit. ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY II The purpose of this Career and Technical Education course is to increase students’ knowledge in a specific Engineering discipline that was learned in Engineering and Technology 1. This course will emphasize the development of research skills, along with allowing for students to use other specific tools and methods that are a part of a specific engineering field. Engineering and Technology 2 focuses on a capstone project that is designed and developed by the student over the entire school year. Successful completers of this course may qualify for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Manufacturing SMALL ENGINE REPAIR CTE This is a co-educational course designed to teach job entry skills in the repair of both two and four-stroke small engine equipment and recreational vehicles. The electronic electrical system is studied and compared to the magneto electrical system. Students are put in a service-type situation where they are responsible for repair jobs from beginning to end. Students are required to complete performance objectives, keep a notebook and take exams.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DESIGN and ENGINEERING ADVANCED CTE - CAD This CTE course is available to those students who have reached a skill level and/or interest in a design/engineering career. Class work involves machine detailing, jigs and fixtures, specification writing, precision gauge reading and dimensioning, mechanical mechanisms, and metal stamp design. Advanced computer-aided design (CAD) skills are taught using the Autodesk Design Academy software suite. Students use CAD software to incorporate solid and surface techniques in producing finished assembly and detail prints. Students may be required to compile a notebook, develop a portfolio of their work, produce project history folders, and complete CAD drawing assignments. This course also helps develop teamwork, communication, project managing and problem solving skills that are vital in a design/engineering environment. Successful completion of this course may qualify the student for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction ARCHITECTURE CTE - CAD This is a 2-hour block course designed for students who are interested in architecture as a career. Conventional, pre-cut, panelized and unitized construction techniques and their application to the residential, multi-family, commercial, industrial and public works aspects of architecture design are taught. Students learn new construction products, architectural media, landscape architecture, structural calculations, structural detailing, civil engineering, and the interpretation of local building codes and ordinances. Course requirements include: a completed design notebook, completed written reports and study guides, examinations and drawings, and/or problem-solving assignments. Advanced computer drawing techniques are taught. Students use the Autodesk Design Academy software suite to complete their drawings. Successful completion of this course may qualify the student for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MECHATRONICS This Career & Technical Education course is designed to be an introduction for male and female students who are interested in exploring the field of automated technologies. Various disciplines explored include: robotics, sensor technology, AC and DC electronics, pneumatics, programmable logic control, and computer logic. Students will receive hands on training using state-of-the-industry trainers coupled with computer-based curriculum. The class contains numerous projects that integrate these various disciplines. Successful completion of this program may qualify student for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Information Technology COMPUTER NETWORKING AND REPAIR In this course, students begin by learning to identify, install, configure, upgrade, trouble-shoot and repair computers and peripherals. The curriculum covers a broad range of topics, such as basic PC systems servicing techniques, controlling boot processes, using multi-meters, managing/modifying directories, creating and executing .BAT, .COM, and .EXE files, mapping memory and utilizing the Microsoft diagnostic (MSD) utility. The course then transitions to the designing, building, and maintaining computer networks. The curriculum covers a broad range of topics, from basic networking skills such as pulling cable to more complex concepts. Students will gain hands on experience with installation, configuration, and troubleshooting basic networking hardware, protocols and services. Much of the content for this course is delivered in an on-line format. This course prepares students to take the following CompTia certification exams: • A+ Essential • A+ IT Technician • Network+
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DESIGN and ENGINEERING I and II – CAD This is a co-educational course designed to teach basic knowledge and develop specific skills in the drafting field. Print reading, line control, lettering, sketching and manipulation of drawing tools and technical terminology are practiced. Geometrical construction, orthographic projections, sectioning, dimensioning techniques and computer-aided design are taught. The Autodesk Design Academy software is used in this high school design course. DESIGN & ENGINEERING II – CAD This is a course that covers machine production drawings, project design, technical illustration, auxiliary views, and cast parts along with stamped metal design and related skills. During the year, occupations related to design and engineering are investigated and discussed. Students may be required to compile a notebook and complete assigned project drawings. Students are required to use computer-aided design software from the Autodesk Design Academy suite to develop their drawings.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DESIGN and ENGINEERING III and IV – CAD This course is designed for students who are interested in a design/engineering career but are unable to take advantage of the Advanced CTE 2-hour block. Advanced computer-aided design (CAD) skills are taught using the Autodesk Design Academy software suite. Students use CAD software to incorporate solid and surface techniques in creating their drawings. Students may be required to compile a notebook, develop a portfolio of their work, produce project history folders, and complete CAD drawing assignments. Successful completion of this course may qualify the student for articulated college credit. DESIGN & ENGINEERING IV – CAD 1.0 credit This course is designed for students who are interested in a design/engineering career but are unable to take advantage of the Advanced CTE 2-hour block. Advanced computer-aided design (CAD) skills are taught using the Autodesk Design Academy software suite. Students use CAD software to incorporate solid and surface techniques in creating their drawings. Students may be required to compile a notebook, develop a portfolio of their work, produce project history folders, and complete CAD drawing assignments. This course also helps students develop teamwork, communication, project managing and problem solving skills that are vital in a design/engineering environment. Successful completion of this course may qualify the student for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction ARCHITECTURE I and II – CAD This course is for the student who likes to draw, create individual designs and is interested in the basic fundamentals of architectural design. Students learn to draw a plot plan, floor plan, foundation plan, elevations, sections and kitchen details. Architecture I include the study of residential designs, conventional and modular construction techniques, estimating labor and materials, and occupational information related to architectural design. Both tabletop and computer drawing techniques are taught. Students use the computer-aided design (CAD) software from the Autodesk Design Academy suite to complete their drawings. ARCHITECTURE II – CAD This course further develops the student's occupational competency in architecture. Conventional, pre-cut, panelized and unitized construction techniques and their applications to the residential, multi-family, commercial, industrial and public works aspects of architecture design are taught. Both tabletop and intermediate computer drawing techniques are taught. Students use the Autodesk Design Academy suite to complete the majority of their drawings.
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction ARCHITECTURE III – CAD This course is designed for students who are interested in architecture as a career but are unable to take advantage of the 2-hour CTE Architecture -CAD block. Conventional, pre-cut, panelized and unitized construction techniques and their applications to the residential, multifamily, commercial, industrial and public works aspects of architecture design are taught. Advanced computer drawing techniques are taught. Students use the Autodesk Design Academy software suite to complete their drawings. Successful completion of this course may qualify the student for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security LAW ENFORCEMENT This course introduces students to a career in law enforcement. A wide range of topics associated with law enforcement and public safety will be covered. Topics will include the application process and requirements to become a police officer. In addition, students will acquire the necessary skills and behaviors associated with all law enforcement and public safety activities, such as monitoring, enforcement, apprehension, conflict resolution, and "due process". Curriculum, laws and police procedures will be updated through partnership with local
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction WOODWORKING This co-ed course is designed to safely teach basic skills in the use of woodworking/construction trades materials, tools and processes with multiple skill levels. Hand tools, portable power tools, and industrial woodworking machines will be used to develop and create prototypes.
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction FURNITURE AND CABINET CONSTRUCTION This co-ed course is designed to safely teach the applications of wood technology, such as millwork and furniture construction. It focuses on the final aspects of building such as constructing kitchen cabinets, counters, and built-in units. Included is the study of joinery, frames, doors, drawers, finishes, and installations. Floor plans, blueprints, and exterior house design will also be examined as resources. Students will be exposed to career opportunities in the construction and woodworking trades.
Utica Utica Architecture and Construction ADVANCED WOODWORKING This co-ed course is designed for students interested in the woodworking field. Students design their own projects and/or explore other related areas of wood fabrication. Students can design, cost account, and construct prototypes in such areas as residential construction, cabinet-making, furniture making, pattern making, millwork, or plastic laminates. Study guide, projects and exams will be used to evaluate progress.
Utica Utica Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTO II This co-ed course is designed for students who wish to continue studying automotive technology, but do not elect the two credit CTE Auto course. The objectives of this class are similar to CTE Auto, but laboratory application of classroom theory is limited. This course does not qualify a student for the School-to-Work program or for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Manufacturing SMALL ENGINE REPAIR I This is a comprehensive course for both male and female students to learn how to repair small internal combustion engines. The student is taught the use of basic hand tools, engine maintenance (both two and four-cycle), valve grinding, burnishing, theory of compression, carburetion, and magneto electrical system. Engine tear-down, rebuilding, and trouble-shooting are done using industrial manuals as guides.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DRAFTING I This is a co-educational course designed to teach basic knowledge and develop specific skills in the drafting field. Print reading, line control, lettering, sketching and manipulation of drawing tools and technical terminology are practiced. Geometrical construction, orthographic projections, sectioning, dimensioning techniques and computer-aided design are taught.
Utica Utica Manufacturing INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS This course is designed to be an introduction for male and female students who are interested in exploring the fields of electricity and electronics. The theory of electron flow, sources of electricity, Ohm's Law and Power Law as applied to various types of circuits, magnetism, motors, generators, component operation in DC and AC circuits, and residential house wiring are studied. Demonstration, discussion, project construction, and student experimentation are used to ensure understanding of electrical principles by the students. Emphasis is placed upon the use of meters and other test equipment, soldering, and safety when working with electrical circuits. Students will be taught to assemble various circuits using wiring diagrams, to test the circuit for proper operation, to measure various electrical quantities present in the circuit, and to explain the obtained results. Career-related information and terminology are also taught.
Utica Utica Manufacturing ADVANCED ELECTRONICS This course is designed to give male and female students an introduction to the principles of electronics and electronic circuits. Alternating current, regulated power supplies, power amplifiers, oscillators, radio waves and their detection, and AM, FM, and Stereo radio receivers are studied. Special semiconductors devices, microwave theory, ultrasonic, opto-electronics, and various types of transducers are also taught. The theory and circuit construction will provide students with an insight into the procedures and techniques used in industry. Time is also provided for students to complete projects and repair work of their choice.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING/ MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY (EMIT) INTERNSHIP This course offers students the opportunity to spend a portion of their school day working at an E.M.I.T. related training site in the community. This employment experience is related to the career goals of the student and is supervised by a school-to-work coordinator. The student will develop workplace skills and leadership traits in their chosen area of specialty. Evaluation of job performance and assessment of coursework is the responsibility of the STW Coordinator with input from the training site supervisor. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
Utica Utica Manufacturing MACHINE SHOP I and II - CAD, CAM, CNC This course is designed to introduce simple fundamentals and skills of machine tool operation in a hands-on, project-based environment. Precision measurements, working properties of metals and the principles of science and mathematics are applied to machine shop practices. Students will learn to operate basic power machines found in industry (i.e. vertical mills, horizontal mills, grinders, and lathes). They will also perform operations on CAD, CAM, and CNC computer-controlled milling and turning machines. Foundry, as well as arc and acetylene welding, will be included. MACHINE SHOP II - CAD, CAM, CNC This co-educational course is designed for students who wish to continue in the machine shop program, but who do not elect the CTE Machine program. The course objectives are similar to the CTE Machine Shop course except for depth and time on task. However, the instruction will focus on the development of the technical, entry level job skills.
Utica Utica Transportation, Distribution and Logistics AUTO I This co-ed course integrates classroom theory and laboratory applications in order to develop in students the highly technical skills sought after in the automotive service and repair field. Students will gain competency in safety concepts, equipment operation, tool usage, and precision measurement. While this course is designed to train students in all phases of automotive maintenance and repair, special emphasis is given to the principles and theory of both disc and drum brake systems, including fundamentals and diagnosis of anti-lock brake systems (ABS). This is done through a series of brake related tasks: demonstrations, observations, labs, and performance based evaluations. Students are required to complete performance objectives, keep a notebook, and take exams to prepare for success in future automotive training programs.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY I – CSI 11 GRADE 1.0credit The purpose of this Center for Science and Industry course is to increase students’ knowledge of the different engineering disciplines. This course will be delivered over two semesters, and will introduce high school students to some of the tools and methods used by engineers in industry. The cornerstone of the course is a semester design project, which will be completed during the second semester of the course. Successful completion of this course may qualify students for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY II – CSI 12 GRADE 1.0credit The purpose of this Center for Science and Industry course is to increase students’ knowledge of the different engineering discipline that was learned in Engineering Technology I. This course will emphasize the development of research skills, along with allowing for students to use other specific tools and methods that are a part of a specific engineering field. Engineering Technology II focuses on a capstone project that is designed and developed by the students over the entire school year. Successful completers of this course may qualify for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics MECHATRONICS I and II– CSI This Center for Science and Industry course is designed for male and female students who have committed to exploring the field of Automated Technologies. The various disciplines explored include: robotics, sensor technology, AC and DC electronics, pneumatics, programmable logic control, and computer logic. Students will receive hands on training using state-of-the-art trainers coupled with computer-based curriculum. The class contains numerous projects that integrate these various disciplines. Successful completers of this course may qualify for articulated college credit. MECHATRONICS II – CSI This Center for Science and Industry course is designed as a capstone for the automated technologies curriculum learned in Mechatronics I. The students will integrate the technologies of robotics, sensor technology, AC and DC electronics, pneumatics, programmable logic control, and computer logic to more advanced, real world projects. Successful completers of this course may qualify for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Arts, A/V Technology and Communications MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION I and II – CSI Multimedia Production I is a course for Center for Science and Industry students who wish to pursue a career in new media or to enhance their technological skills in areas such as film production, graphic design, computer illustration, and multi-media. The skills learned in this class can also be the foundation for those who are interested in gaming design, fashion design, interior design, or animation programs in college. Units of study include elements and principles of design, digital photography, digital imagery manipulation, text design, digital print layout, computer illustration, film production, video graphics, visual effects, and DVD authoring for portfolio compilation. Students will use industry level software including Final Draft, Cinema4D, plus Adobe products such as Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. Researching a career of interest will include contacting and interviewing a professional from industry. Students will also gain experience by competing in a variety of print and video competitions. Participation in SkillsUSA allows student to compete in their skill area as well as learn and practice leadership skills and techniques. Successful completers of this course may qualify for articulated college credit. MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION II – CSI Multimedia Production II is a capstone course for Center for Science and Industry students, enhancing the skills learned in Multimedia Production I. These students will specialize in one of the new media areas such as: film production, radio/television production, graphic design, computer illustration, multimedia, gaming design, or animation. Students will then focus on completing projects for entrance into student competitions and to develop their portfolio. Students will continue to sharpen their skills using industry level software including Final Draft, Cinema4D, plus Adobe products such as Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. Career exploration and preparation for post-secondary training will also be a focus of this course. Participation in SkillsUSA will allow students to compete in their skill area as well as learn and practice leadership skills and techniques. Successful completers of this course may qualify for articulated college credit.
Utica Utica Health Science HEALTH SCIENCES INTERNSHIP PREREQUISITE: Medical and Health Science Careers, Nursing Assistant, or Medical and Dental Assisting; along with teacher recommendation and approval of School to Work Coordinator. This course offers students the opportunity to spend a portion of their school day working at a healthcare-related training site in the community. This employment experience is related to the career goals of the student and is supervised by a school-to-work coordinator. The student will develop workplace skills and leadership traits in their chosen healthcare field, i.e. hospital, medical office, dental office, veterinary clinic, nursing home, or physical therapy facility. Evaluation of job performance and assessment of coursework is the responsibility of the STW Coordinator with input from the training site supervisor. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
Utica Utica Health Science MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCE CAREERS This course of study is designed to introduce students to careers in the medical and healthcare fields. Students will have the opportunity to learn the anatomy and physiology of the body systems as it relates to health, wellness, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and the human life cycle. Students will explore the four service areas of healthcare: informational technology, diagnostic, therapeutic and environmental services. This course will provide students with basic skills in first aid, CPR and medical terminology. The class includes medical career research, clinical labs, project work, and professional guest speakers. Students will have the option to enhance their experience by participating in job shadowing, or other work-based learning opportunities. Credit may be granted in science or medical & health sciences.
Utica Utica Health Science MEDICAL AND DENTAL ASSISTING This course is designed to provide the student with comprehensive administrative and clinical skills in the medical or dental office setting. The course covers knowledge, skills, attitudes, and principles necessary to prepare students to become successful, multi-skilled medical assistants, health unit coordinators and dental assistants. The textbook, labs, practice software and computerized test bank cover the administrative, clinical and general areas identified as necessary for entry level employment. This course includes computers in the medical office, clinical skills and procedures, administration of medication, phlebotomy, diagnostic lab procedures, minor surgery and general health and wellness of the patient. Students apply their knowledge of advanced skills and techniques through analysis and problem solving of patient case studies. Students will have the option to enhance their experience by participating in job shadowing, or other work-based learning opportunities.
Utica Utica Health Science NURSING ASSISTANT Nursing Assistant is a co-educational class designed to prepare students to perform basic nursing skills and services to hospital, nursing home, and home care patients. The text book and lab practice incorporate the use of medical terminology, and mathematical connections to the medical field. Students who complete required curriculum and maintain a 75% average will be prepared to seek clinical experience in preparation for the state Nurse Assistant certification exam. This class is for students pursuing medical care professions. Students will have the option to enhance their experience by participating in job shadowing, or other work-based learning opportunities
Utica Utica Human Services HUMAN SERVICES INTERNSHIP This course offers students the opportunity to spend a portion of their school day working at a training site in the community. This employment experience is related to the career goals of the student and is supervised by the school-to-work coordinator. The student will develop workplace skills and leadership traits in their chosen area of specialty. Evaluation of job performance and assessment of coursework is the responsibility of the STW Coordinator with input from the training site supervisor. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
Utica Utica Family and Consumer Sciences CONSUMER EDUCATION Consumer Education students learn how to buy a car, maintain a checking account, prepare a budget, shop for insurance, understand tax forms, use credit wisely, work toward financial goals, select housing, analyze legal documents, and make wise buying decisions.
Utica Utica Family and Consumer Sciences LIFE SKILLS 9 The Life Skills department recognizes the importance of promoting the growth of the total individual: physical, intellectual, emotional and social. It provides instruction that will enable students to improve the quality and stability of their lives in an ever-changing society. Life Skills, a career and technical education course, explores a variety of areas such as nutrition and foods, and parenting and child development
Utica Utica Family and Consumer Sciences CONTEMPORARY LIVING Contemporary Living provides students with skills to help them understand and improve family and peer relationships. Course units include: improving interpersonal skills, dating and love relationships, marriage preparation, coordinating career employment with family life, household finance, family life cycles, goal planning and evaluation. Students experience the "Life in the Real World" simulation project. Students learn skills needed to cope with life situations such as preparing for college life, renting one's first apartment, and time management skills.
Utica Utica Family and Consumer Sciences CAREER CONNECTION Career Connection focuses on improving one's self-concept, communication skills, decision making, conflict resolution, working as a team member, managing stress, planning personal goals, career exploration, and employability skills that lead to job success. It is recommended that this course be taken before Contemporary Living.
Utica Utica Family and Consumer Sciences FOOD AND NUTRITION This course provides students with an understanding of safety and sanitation, basic cooking techniques, food presentation, meal-time etiquette, and the exploration of food related careers. Through demonstration, lab experience, taste testing and evaluation, students will become familiar with healthy food choices, principles of nutrition, and weight control techniques.
Utica Utica Family and Consumer Sciences PARENTING In this co-educational course, students will become familiar with the social, physical and intellectual stages of child development. Through interaction with preschoolers, students will learn the importance of play, nutritional needs of children, and positive discipline techniques. Topics will include: teen pregnancy issues, decision making, prenatal development, care and nurturing of children, evaluating substitute child care, developmental toys and books, and child related careers.
Utica Utica Education and Training FUTURE EDUCATORS CTE Future Educators is a year long, co-educational, college level course for high school juniors and seniors. This two credit course is designed to provide students with an in-depth look at the teaching profession. Students study the growth and development of the learner, as well as the historical, social, political, philosophical, cultural, legal and economic forces that shape the United States public school system. In addition, students complete a yearlong field experience in public school classrooms. Students will develop leadership, public speaking and communication skills. The curriculum has been aligned with the Macomb Community College Early Childhood Program and Oakland University’s Introduction to Education course for elementary teachers. Students have the opportunity to earn up to 8 college credits upon successful completion of the course. Students may also earn community service hours, training certificates, and letters of recommendation, scholarship and job opportunities.
Utica Utica Finance FINANCE This course is designed to give students the business financial management and investing skills they will need after high school. Students will explore financial career decisions, fundamentals of investing, personal financial protection, and financial management for business, and types of business ownership financial planning. Students will use technology to assist their learning about stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. They will develop an investment portfolio and financial plans. Students will complete hands-on simulations on financial topics using Quicken, Microsoft Excel and the Internet.
Utica Utica Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING AND TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP This course offers students the opportunity to spend a portion of their school day working at a training site in the community. This employment experience is related to the career goals of the student and is supervised by the school-to-work coordinator. The student will develop workplace skills and leadership traits in their chosen area of specialty. Evaluation of job performance and assessment of coursework is the responsibility of the STW Coordinator with input from the training site supervisor. This program adheres to all federal and state labor laws.
Utica Utica Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS SERVICES and TECHNOLOGY The Business Services and Technology course will focus on building the necessary computer and human relation skills that will prepare students for the world of work. This course will utilize office equipment, computers, and software programs such as MS Office 2003. This course is designed to teach students in a project-based environment while helping them develop skills in problem solving, teamwork, decision making, business etiquette and ethics, human relations, written and verbal communications, employability skills, diversity, document formatting, machine transcription, mail procedures, record keeping, electronic filing, and other office equipment use.
Utica Utica Finance ACCOUNTING I Accounting I is a one-year course which covers the accounting cycle beginning with the opening entry in the journal, posting to the ledger, preparing a trial balance, a worksheet, and financial reports or statements of a business. A practical project using actual business forms to reinforce concepts of the accounting cycle and procedures is also used. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College articulation agreement or Macomb Community College under the UCS-MCC articulation agreement.
Utica Utica Finance ACCOUNTING II (Computerized Accounting) Accounting II is a course designed for students who intend to pursue a career in business. The course begins with a review of the accounting cycle. The remainder of the course teaches advanced accounting techniques and the application of these techniques to management decisions. An introduction to basic computerized accounting procedures is covered. Practical computerized projects, using actual business forms, are used to reinforce concepts of the accounting cycle and procedures. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College Articulation Agreement or Macomb Community College under the UCS-MCC articulation agreement.
Utica Utica Marketing MARKETING I and II All occupations are related to marketing. The marketing class includes many “hands-on” activities in the exploration of the following marketing functions: Selling Economics Communication Skills Promotion Functions and Foundations Career Portfolios Marketing helps prepare one for immediate entry into the world of work. Marketing is a basis for further education beyond high school. DECA, Association of Marketing students is offered as an extra curricular activity. Marketing students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College Articulation Agreement. MARKETING II Marketing II is an upper level marketing course that will prepare you for the collegiate level: Product Service Management Marketing Research Promotion Advertising Marketing Functions and Foundations Professional Career Skills After studying these topics, the students will choose a business that interests them and take the necessary steps of preparing a business plan. Students will also explore different career opportunities and college programs available in the business field through the use of guest speakers. Management students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College Articulation Agreement.
Utica Utica Marketing RETAIL STORE OPERATION This co-educational course is designed to give the student training in basic store operations through actual work experience in the student-operated store. Areas of study include display and merchandising, operating a cash register, inventory control, proper sales procedures, stocking and buying goods. Students are enrolled based on a written application, a personal interview, and the store director's approval. The student must also enroll in Marketing I, Marketing II, or Entrepreneurship. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College Articulation Agreement.
Utica Utica Business, Management and Administration ENTREPRENEURSHIP This program presents entrepreneurship as a career path by providing students with the information and skills they need to start a small business. Students will also benefit in the appreciation for the realities of business ownership and understanding their role as consumers. Students will learn the nature and risks of entrepreneurship and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. They will create a business plan, set personal goals, and understand the communication skills necessary to operate a business. Students will have the opportunity to compete in a DECA event using the business plan they created. Students will have the opportunity to take School Store Operations for the hands on school based enterprise experience.
Utica Utica Business, Management and Administration MS OFFICE (MCAS) MS Office (Microsoft Office User Specialist) is a full-year, project-based course that provides in-depth experience in the use of computers using Microsoft Office 2007. This course utilizes and integrates word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications. This course is designed to prepare students for Microsoft Certified Application Specialist Certification (MCAS Certification). Students will have the opportunity to test on each application (Word, Excel, Assess, and PowerPoint) in order to achieve certification. This certification qualifies for articulated college credit with many colleges and universities nationwide.
Utica Utica Information Technology WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT I (VPAA) (OLE) (SMR) This is a hands-on, project-oriented class. Students will have the opportunity to explore the use of web pages, create their own web pages using a variety of tools, prepare a web page for a client, and earn industry-recognized CIW Site Development Associate certification. Students will develop real world technological skills while engaging in problem solving and higher-level thinking. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College articulation agreement or Macomb Community College under the UCS-MCC articulation agreement. Programs used: HTML, Dreamweaver, Fireworks. CIW Certification: Site Development Associate Articulated College Credit: Baker College, Macomb Community College
Utica Utica Information Technology WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT II (VPAA) (OLE) (SMR) This project-based course will provide a comprehensive look at the business side of web page design, while preparing students for industry-recognized CIW Internet Business Associate and CIW Site Design Specialist certifications. Students will utilize the technical skills acquired in Web Page Development I to improve their high school web page, as well as many other sites. Additional advanced topics in Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks and Photoshop will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on meeting customer needs, assessing end-user needs, effective design techniques, search engine strategies, and e-commerce strategies. In addition to working on the school web page, students will work in web design teams to develop web pages for school stakeholders and/or community businesses. Business students may qualify for college credit at Baker College under the UCS-Baker College articulation agreement or Macomb Community College under the UCS-MCC articulation agreement. CIW Industry Certifications: Internet Business Associate and Site Design Specialist Articulated College Credit: Baker College, Macomb Community College
Utica Utica Information Technology COMPUTER NETWORKING AND REPAIR I This program teaches students to design, build and maintain computer networks. The curriculum covers a broad range of topics, from basic networking skills such as pulling cable to more complex concepts. The first semester students focus on OSI model, industry standards, network topologies, networking components and network design. Second semester students learn about router configurations, and routed and routing protocols. The majority of this course is delivered using online curriculum content
Van Dyke Van Dyke Arts, A/V Technology and Communications VISUAL IMAGING I/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS I and II This course covers skills required for success in the Visual Imaging and Graphic Arts, part of the Arts and Communications Pathway. The main areas of focus are prepress functions or graphic design, lithography, and screen-printing. Students will learn the theory behind all the different printing processes, as well as experience hands on projects applying the theories. Further emphasis will also be placed on graphic design principles through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4, which includes; InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4, and Illustrator CS4. VISUAL IMAGING II/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS II This course continues the development of skills covered in Visual Imaging I. The areas of focus are advanced prepress functions or graphic design, multi-color lithography, and multi-color screen printing. Further emphasis will be placed on graphic design principles and through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4. Importance will be placed on how a student’s skills could be used in the real world work place, through the study of job flow management. Students will master printing and finishing of their projects.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Finance ACCOUNTING I and II This course helps the student develop a means of keeping and interpreting financial records of a business. Accounting is looked at as a career. The complete accounting cycle for a service and a merchandising business is taught including the preparation of payroll records. Each type of business is presented in a complete accounting cycle that covers analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting, petty cash, financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries. ACCOUNTING II Do you want to continue your training in the financial arena? You will learn differences in systems for private companies vs. corporations, explore accounting for property, inventory, accounts receivable, notes receivable and notes payable, and prepare for an entry-level accounting clerical position and/or entrance into a college business program.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Information Technology COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I Are you technologically challenged? Do you want to improve your employment opportunities? If so, the answer is simple to becoming computer literate by learning the skills of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database Management, Presentation Management, and Keyboarding Skills. You can become prepared for industry certification in Microsoft productivity tools.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Arts, A/V Technology and Communications PHOTO EDITING and PUBLISHING Do you want to improve your photo editing skills? Would you like to create professional publications? This class can help you develop and design dynamic publications using your creative abilities with Adobe Master Collection Photoshop & In-Design & Microsoft Publisher & Word. Digital camera & scanner could be used in creations.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Arts, A/V Technology and Communications WEB PAGE DESIGN I Do you have dreams of designing your own web page, but didn’t know how? Would you like to have fun in creating animation? In this course you will digitally design web pages using Dreamweaver software, photo editing with Fireworks software, animation with Flash software, and exploration of Director and Cold Fusion software.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in an office environment and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with a CTE approved course. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES I and II The first year Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is designed to teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year One of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services II course and an externship job placement in their senior year HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL & CULINARY SERVICES II Year two of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services III course and an externship job placement in their senior year.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES IIIA and IIIB Year three of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. A Continuation of our Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and applying it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY/FOOD SERVICE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students with the desire to continue in any area of the Hospitality/Food Services industry after graduation may apply for the externship program. Personnel and management techniques are studied while the student works out in the field at a job placement. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Marketing MERCHANDISING and MARKETING I and II How does a business decide what to sell? How do you sell to customers? You will learn what it takes to get the product from the manufacturer to the person who buys the product, how to sell, human resource essentials such as communication skills and how to get along on the job with other workers, participate in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps build leadership & networking through competition. MERCHANDISING & MARKETING II Emphasis will be on promotion, advertising & distribution of products to customers. Explore marketing careers in areas of buying & distribution, pricing, product planning, and entrepreneurship. Students will also be participating in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps to build leadership skills and provides an opportunity for students to use what they have learned in Marketing in competition against other students from across the state. Students who complete Marketing I & II may be eligible to earn college credit for the Introduction to Marketing course at Macomb, Baker or Davenport.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Marketing MARKETING EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in a Marketing job and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with Merchandising & Marketing II or Store Management. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Marketing STORE MANAGEMENT/OPERATIONS Store Management will provide a real-life situation for Marketing Education students in every aspect of merchandising practices and procedures. The student will gain management experience as a leader in the school store. The student will gain leadership, planning, supervisory, budgeting, and decision-making skills. The school store will provide experience, pre-employment training, and the opportunity to learn management skills and decision-making.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I • Introduction to Automotive Technology – An instructional unit, which is to include instruction on fundamental skills necessary to be successful in the automotive service industry. The course will include instruction on the use of hand tools, fasteners, hoists, jacks, wiring, safety, and shop orientation. Basic automotive service skills including tire service, preventative maintenance, basic electricity, and cooling system service will be included. With successful completion of semester one, students will have basic automotive employability requirements. • Brakes – An instructional unit, which is designed to introduce the principles and operation and servicing of brake systems. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate an understanding and service knowledge of disc brakes, drum brakes, hydraulic systems and electrical components relating to brake systems. Electronic ABS will be covered with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. This course instruction will include 50% hands-on training. Special emphasis will be given to safety procedures, specialty tools, and equipment used in this service area. • Steering and Suspension – An instructional unit, which is designed to teach the operating principles and repair of steering and suspension systems, wheel alignment, and balance. Topics for this course include wheel balancing, wheel alignment, suspension systems, steering systems, specialty tools, equipment and supplies used to service steering and suspension systems.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II • Engine Performance – An instructional unit that is designed to teach the operating principles and service procedures of engine fuel and ignition systems, emission controls, basic drivability and diagnosis. Students will gain hands-on skills with manufacturers’ specialty tools, equipment, and supplies used in servicing these automotive systems. • Electrical and Electronic Systems – An instructional unit which is designed to teach the principles and operation of basic automotive electrical and electronic systems. Students will gain practical experience in the diagnosis, repair, and service of electrical circuits. Topics in this course include electrical test equipment schematics, test procedures, batteries, starters, alternators, ignition systems, lighting, accessory circuits, and electronic test procedures.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III This Advanced Studies instructional unit is designed to reinforce the principles and services procedure taught during the first two years of the program in brakes, steering and suspension, electrical and electronics, and engine performance systems. This course also focuses on the advanced principles and services procedures used to repair today’s technically advanced vehicles, with a strong emphasis placed on ABS brake systems, fuel management, and electrical controlled suspension systems.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY IV Auto IV—Engine Performance: The major focus of the class will be engine performance. This is a two-semester course designed to build upon diagnostic principles learned in the Brakes, Suspension and Steering and Electrical and Electronic Systems. With this knowledge this course will expand into the realm of engine performance and drivability. This class is designed for the student to finish the NATEF task list and master their skills. A task list must be completed to NATEF requirements.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Transportation, Distribution and Logistics EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP), AYES INTERNSHIP The Externship program gives the senior automotive student the time and opportunity to gain experience in the real world of work. The Externship program will be monitored and will enhance the seamless transition between school and work. It is expected that the students will continue their education on the post secondary level as part of the above program.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DRAFTING /CAD I and II DRAFTING I/CAD This course is designed to introduce students to Computer Aided Design (CAD) using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon 3D solid model development, using the NX Sketcher in combination with various parametric and expression driven feature based modeling techniques. Students will also use NX to create engineering drawings. CAD Drafting concepts will include single and double auxiliary view development, section views, dimensioning techniques, ANSI & SI measurement, ISO symbols, threads & fasteners, basic detailing and an introduction to descriptive geometry. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. DRAFTING II/CAD This course is designed to prepare students for Advanced Placement Examinations offered by Macomb Community College by expanding the students understanding of 3D solid modeling using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon Jig/Fixture Detailing and Assembly, Auto Body Design fundamentals, presentation and assembly drawings, sheet-metal pattern development, and calculations of tolerance and fits. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. Students enrolled in this advanced class are encouraged to be enrolled in Externship.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Manufacturing MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I and II MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I Students will receive training in all aspects of Manufacturing, metal machine operations and welding. Specific skills will be developed on the milling machine, lathe, drill press, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments. Student competition will include MITES. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY II This course in an extension of Manufacturing Technology I. The basic skills of the first course will be refined and more complex projects and problems will be covered. There will be an in-depth study of computer-numerical controlled machining, followed by hands-on training on the CNC milling machines. Students may elect to participate in job shadowing, externship (co-op), and/or apprenticeships. Student competition will include MITES. The course will be connected with the Manufacturing Technology Program offered at Macomb Community College with dual enrollment opportunities.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Manufacturing TRADE and INDUSTRY EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students receive paid part-time work experience in their CTE area, earning minimum wage or more and credit toward graduation. One-half day is spent in school. The other half day, students are "earning while learning" in the private sector. Externship starting time varies depending on the individual student’s academic needs. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week. Students gain on-the-job experience and training, develop independence, gain self-confidence and see the relationship between in-school learning and work requirements. This makes them better able to make career decisions. *** Students enrolled in apprenticeship training may also receive paid work experience while accumulating on-the-job training hours necessary to complete the apprenticeship.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY for HEALTH CAREERS This two semester course is designed to prepare students in making a successful transition to a post-secondary health science curriculum. The focus of this course is on human Anatomy and Physiology, with an emphasis in health career applications. In addition to the science academic foundations, the National Health Science segments include Communications, Healthcare System, Legal/Ethics, Growth and Development, Basic Skills, and Medical Terminology. Students that are interested in pursuing a health career would greatly benefit by completing this course.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science DENTAL ASSISTANT This course prepares students for employment as a Dental Assistant. This program is also highly recommended for students who may be pursuing a career as a dentist, dental hygienist, and a dental lab tech. The Dental Assistant program prepares students to provide patient care, processing and mounting dental radiographs (x-rays), prepares patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharges office administrative functions under the supervision of a dentists. Instruction includes medical record keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post- operative patient care and instruction, chair side assisting, taking dental impressions, and supervised practice.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES This class is designed for students seriously interested in medicine – specifically emergency medicine to become an Emergency Medical Technician. Students enrolled in this program will receive instruction in the fields of pre-hospital and emergency medical training. This program is an intense study of the human body and the treatment required outside the hospital setting. Students will receive intensive hands-on instruction in anatomy and physiology, emergency first aid, bleeding control, shock management, cardiac arrest management, airway management, and patient treatment at accident scenes. Classroom study and hands-on practicals will challenge the student both academically and physically. Upon successful completion of the program through written, practical, and clinical performance objectives established by the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, the student will be able to take the EMT-Basic state-licensing exam to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students will be required to do clinical training in a hospital emergency room and an ambulance service.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science MEDICAL ASSISTANT The Medical Assistant course prepares the student to support physicians by providing assistance in an office or clinical setting. Medical clinical and office procedures are taught. Heavy concentration on anatomy and physiology with medical terminology are part of the curriculum. CPR/First Aid, MIOSHA Safety Curriculum and the Health Science Core are taught. Employability skills are promoted. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Students will be able to participate and join in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science NURSING ASSISTANT The Nursing Assistant course is a comprehensive study of the health care delivery system. The program includes all aspects of patient care from newborn to geriatrics. Human anatomy and physiology with concentration in nursing applications are included. Medical terminology and language are introduced. MIOSHA Safety Certification, Red Cross CPR/First Aid is offered. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Job shadow opportunities are part of the curriculum. Students will be able to participate in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America). Students may have the opportunity to apply for a position in the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs second semester.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Completion of this course is geared toward a student becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). A pharmacy technician is a person who works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and performs many pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians are used in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in home health care, long term care, mail service facilities, managed health care facilities, and educational/training programs. Pharmacy technicians are individuals working in a pharmacy, who under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in pharmacy activities not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The pharmacy technician is accountable to the supervising pharmacist, who is legally responsible by virtue of state licensure for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. Students will have an opportunity to complete a non-paid clinical work-based learning experience in a pharmacy. Upon successful completion of this course and earning a high school diploma, the student may sit and take the national exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSIONAL/AIDE The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide generally works in a rehabilitation facility or a hospital facility that works to improve patient mobility, relieve patient pain, and prevent or lessen patient physical disabilities. This program includes an intense study of the human body and treatments necessary to help patients gain mobility after injury, surgery or due to physical ailments/diseases. Human anatomy and various body systems are covered, as well as an introductory study of kinesiology (human movement). The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide works under close supervision of a physical therapist and/or a physical therapy assistant and teaches the necessary skills that are delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide under their supervision. Physical Therapy Professional/Aide may work with people who have lost mobility as a result of a completed orthopedic medical procedure, including ligament repair, joint replacement, post-fracture care, back or neck surgery as well as with the geriatric population and the neurologically impaired (stroke victims, spinal cord injured patients). Common tasks delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide covered may include, but are not limited to: ordering supplies, filling out insurance forms, patient transportation, preparing for a patient’s therapy sessions, tracking patient’s use of machines and mobility activities. The participant of this class will also have opportunities to explore options in injury prevention and wellness, both in the community and in the corporate sector, including: data collection for movement screenings, educating the public on injury prevention and the importance of physical activity.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Health Science HEALTH SCIENCE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students that are in affiliated Health Science classes may elect to interview for externship placement during their senior year. Clinical settings vary from veterinary hospitals, dental offices, St. John Macomb Hospital, St. John Oakland Hospital, and medical/doctor’s offices. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Human Services COSMETOLOGY I and II COSMETOLOGY I Cosmetology is a State certified program that covers 2 years of comprehensive and involved instruction. The curriculum is set up by the Michigan State Licensing Board of Cosmetology and covers all areas of Cosmetology, theory and skill training. Upon completion of this course of instruction, the student is eligible to take the State Cosmetology examination for licensing (must be 17 years old). Once the student is licensed, they will be able to work in an established salon in the State of Michigan. The Cosmetology program covers a two-year period and requires the completion of l500 clock hours of training. During the regular school year, students will attend 4 hours per day, Monday-Friday in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. - 5:33 p.m. COSMETOLOGY II Cosmetology II is the second year of the two-year Cosmetology program.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security FIREFIGHTING This course includes firefighting skills which are mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging. Students that are admitted to this course will have extensive classroom and practical areas in the following; Fire Behavior, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Portable Extinguishers, Ropes and Knots, Building Search & Victim Removal, Ground Ladders, Water Supply Techniques, Laying, Carrying and Advancing Hose, Water Fire Streams, Salvage, Overhaul and Protecting Evidence of Fire Cause, Fire Cause and Origin, Incident Command Systems, Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations, Rescue and Extrication Tools, Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue, Ignitable Liquid and Flammable Gas Fire Control, Fire Incident Reports, Pre-Incident Survey and other areas to prepare them for minimum state firefighting certification. Students applying for this course are required to be at least a junior status with an average cumulative 2.0 GPA. Students considering this course need to be in good physical shape due to the strenuous demands that are essential to this program, including confined space, rescue, loading and advancing hose lines that are charged, and using ladder’s that may be extended to 24 feet in height. All firefighting operations will require successful demonstration and will be graded. Authorization by a student’s family physician is required before students will be allowed to participate in practical exercises and/or examinations. Most areas of study in firefighting are team oriented and students should be prepared for both individual and group team work.
Van Dyke Van Dyke Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security LAW ENFORCEMENT This course introduces students to the broad range of careers in police work and law enforcement. A wide range of procedures associated with law enforcement and public safety will be reviewed. Various hands-on activities will be experienced such as: finger printing, handcuffing procedures, traffic stops, crime scene evidence collection, etc., along with many other law enforcement techniques. Students will acquire the skills and behaviors associated with law enforcement and public safety. Partnerships with our local law enforcement, courts, and police agencies will support interactions in many areas of the program.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Business, Management and Administration Business Technology Management This Virtual, hands on, student lead program will give you experience in a simulated business environment. A multifaceted business operation will take place each day within this business classroom. Students will take part in all of the steps included in a small business startup. Accounting, Administration, Purchasing, Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Graphics and Design are departments working daily establishing a successful “Virtual Business”, including financial and operational management, ethnical responsibilities of business operations. This program will take you on an “out of the box” learning adventure thru field trips, leadership competitions and trade show events.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Business, Management and Administration Integrated Technology Specialist This course is designed to prepare students for 21st Century business skills. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of business fundamentals. Business communications, beginning budgeting, career planning, business reports and web design will be the focus of this dynamic core business program.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Business, Management and Administration Business Externship Related This is a required class for the Business Externship program. Students will become competent in document processing, office procedures and management, and human relation skills. In this course, students will use an on-line learning system for lecture notes, exercises, tutorials, on-line discussions, and assessments with on-line help and email available. Utilizing the on-line discussion board, students will share work experiences and common on-the-job concerns with their instructor and classmates.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Business, Management and Administration Business Office Externship Students are placed and monitored by the externship coordinator in an approved office environment in the community where they experience on-the-job training as a paid employee. A maximum of two credits may be earned for actual hours worked in a business office.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Information Technology Web Design 1,2,3 and4 Students learn HTML, XHTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Flash through the Adobe Premium Design Suite or Macromedia Studio 8. Students will design, create, and maintain the school web site for the community,. In this course, students will use an on-line learning system for lecture notes, exercises, on-line discussions, and assessments with on- line help and email available. Students in Web Design 2, 3, &4 will receive further training in HTML, JavaScript, and Flash. Web 2 students may also have the opportunity to enter contests for their web design work. Students completing Web Design 1 & 2 may quality for college articulation credits.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Finance Accounting 1 and 2 This course will provide students with the manual and computerized accounting skills used in a small business, organized as a proprietorship or a corporation. Students will complete realistic accounting simulations and perform duties that assist the accountant in recording, sorting, and filing financial data. Manual and computerized competency will be exhibited in journalizing and posting transactions; reconciling a bank statement; completing a worksheet; creating a trial balance, balance sheet, and income statement; adjusting and closing entries; and implementing petty cash and payroll procedures. Students completing Accounting 1 and 2 may qualify for college articulation credits. In this course, students will use an on-line learning system for lecture notes, exercises, tutorials, on-line discussions, and assessments with on-line help and email available. Accounting 2 Students will expand their knowledge of manual and computerized accounting procedures. Decision-making skills in budgeting, departmental accounting systems, payroll procedures, and simulated accounting experiences will be emphasized. In this course, students will use an on-line learning system for lecture notes, exercises, tutorials, on-line discussions, and assessments with on-line help and email available. Students completing Accounting 1 and 2 may qualify for college articulation credits.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Business, Management and Administration Entrepreneurship This course forces on the planning, owning, and running of small businesses. Emphasis is placed on marketing a small business, the legal requirements of owning and operating small businesses, and career opportunities within the field of entrepreneurship. Students completing Entrepreneurship, Marketing 1, and Marketing 2 may qualify for college articulation credits.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Marketing Marketing 1 and 2 This course provides a foundation in basic principles and concepts of marketing, as well as retail merchandising. Students will develop skills in promotion, planning and budgeting, the nature and scope of selling, economic systems, and career-seeking skills. Students completing Entrepreneurship, Marketing 1 and 2 may qualify for college articulation credits. Marketing 2 This is a required course for students in the Marketing Externship. Topics covered: Employability Skills, Sales & Management, Inventory, Marketing Research, Finance and Ownership. The goal of the course is to help students develop the skills necessary to become upwardly mobile as well as define career goals and startup requirements should they want to start their own business venture. Students completing Entrepreneurship or Marketing 1 and Marketing 2 may qualify for college articulation credits at Macomb County Community College, Baker University, or Ferris State University.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Marketing Marketing Externship Students work part-time in a retail/marketing business. The student worker is periodically evaluated by their supervisor in cooperation with the externship coordinator. The externship experience is an earn-while-you-learn part of the marketing program.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Family and Consumer Sciences Global Financial Citizenship Global Financial Citizenship is designed to teach real world applications and increase financial literacy. The topics will focus on employability in a global economy, career development, budgeting, money management, and credit management. Students will develop skills in pursuing career consumers. Other topics include, college planning, saving and investing, as well as consumer rights and responsibilities. Students will participate in a Capstone project centered on successful management of a virtual business, while learning how to be a global financial citizen.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Family and Consumer Sciences Business Law Business law is a one-semester course designed for both personal and business use. Topics include development of law, protecting one’s rights, functions of courts, defective agreements, and consideration of business contracts. In this course, students will use an on-line learning system for lecture notes, exercise, tutorials, on-line discussions and assessments with on-line help and email available
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Family and Consumer Sciences Foods and Nutrition 1 and 2 Students will learn about food management, preparation, measurements, selection, storage, and serving foods leading to more advanced skills and concepts. Students will discover the relationship of nutritious food and a healthy lifestyle. Foods & Nutrition 2 This course explores the development of skills in advanced food preparation creating healthy snacks, meals, and introducing students to culture and cuisine. Dietary guideline concepts will help influence students to make healthy choices.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Family and Consumer Sciences Family and Personal Living Emphasis of this course is placed on the individual and his or her relationships with others. Areas covered are interpersonal skills, family structures and their impact on society, parental changes that impact family, and the need of family to manage and adapt to change. The use of personal and community resources to resolve family and personal conflict is utilized.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Family and Consumer Sciences Consumer Management Knowing how to use one’s paycheck to buy/rent a residence, finance a vehicle, purchase necessities, and save money is the key focus of the management course. Making one’s own decisions on banking, insurance, food purchases, recreation, and investments will also be explored. The three S’s: spend, save, and survive are the keys to consumer management.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Manufacturing Trade and Industrial Externship This course provides students with actual ‘on-the-job’ work experience with pay as they learn. Students will work with the ‘professionals’ in their field of training and will be periodically evaluated by the employer and the coordinator.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Auto Tech 1 and 2 This is a two-hour Career Tech Education program. This course covers the basic principles on which the automobile engine and drive train operate. Auto Tech 1 concentrates on brakes, steering and suspension. This course allows the student with vocational interest in the automotive field to become familiar with some of the elementary service procedures. Students, upon successful completion of Auto Tech 1, are eligible to receive up to three (3) hours of college credit in Macomb Community College Automotive Program. Auto Tech 2 This is a two-hour Career Tech Education program. The laboratory work allows the student to practice many of the major auto service operations. Auto Tech 2 concentrates on electrical systems, and engine performance. Students, upon successful completion of this course, are eligible to receive up to three (3) hours of college credit in the Macomb Community College Automotive program. Students may also receive one year’s fieldwork experience toward ASE Certification.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Manufacturing Biomedical Machining 1 and 2 This is an entry level, project based course where students will learn the art and science of precision manufacturing, with a focus on medical devise technologies. Upon completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge and skills to create products that start as ideas and raw materials and result in precision assemblies that will improve the quality of one’s life. Students will learn the safe and effective use of hand and machine tools, including the programming and operation of CNC lathes and mills. Students will also develop excellent leadership and problem solving skills. Career paths are biomedical engineering, orthotics and prosthetics, precision CNC manufacturing, sales, entrepreneurship, and related service industries. Biomedical Machining 2 Biomedical Engineering 2 is a course that provides students with an opportunity to advance their skills for the medical manufacturing and other related careers of the 21st century. Students will have the opportunity to hone their skills in a project-based setting, while working in a team-based environment. Students will learn skills in part and design verification. This course will prepare the student for entry level employment and/or enrollment in a college/university program. Students may qualify for dual enrollment with MCC. Math credit may be earned for the fourth-year graduation requirement if taken as a senior. Articulation Agreement: Macomb Community College up to 12 credits
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Architecture and Construction Building Trades 1 and 2 This course is designed to give the student a foundation in the fundamental skills needed for careers in the residential construction industry. Industry related vocabulary, scale reading, applying construction calculations, measuring, tools and their uses and construction procedures are just some of the topics covered in the course. From basic hand tools to modern power equipment, students will learn to become proficient with all of their uses and potential. Students will learn in a well-equipped, modern shop at the Career Prep Center. They will complete a wide variety of projects that challenge the student in a real-world atmosphere. Projects include rough framing of structures and roofs, application of siding, installation of fixtures, tile installation, drywall, plumbing, and electrical. Students will also work with state-of-the-art, computerized heavy equipment simulators. The learning experience develops confidence and skills in a supportive and challenging environment. Building Trades 2 The Building Trades 2 program offers students a unique opportunity to apply skills learned in Building Trades 1 towards construction of a residential, single family home. They will construct the full scale home, from start to finish, in a local subdivision. The course emphasizes the skills necessary for a successful career in the residential construction industry: print reading, carpentry, electrical, drywall, tile installation, flooring, painting, window installation, interior finish woodworking, and plumbing skills. Upon successful completion of this course, students are ready to enter the residential construction industry in entry level positions. Articulation Agreements(s): • Macomb Community College up to 15 credits • Detroit Carpenters Apprentice School: Length of apprenticeship shortened • Detroit Carpenters Apprentice School: Test Out of blueprint reading and Math
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Collision Repair Technology 1 and 2 This National Automotive Technical Education Foundation (NATEF) certified program introduces students to fundamental skills in metalworking, painting, body repair, MIG welding and shop safety using hands-on experience in a real-world shop setting. The first-year emphasis is on building hours of experience in each skill necessary to become a successful collision repair technician. The program also develops students’ professional skills, with emphasis on quality, motivation, attitude, work ethic and respect for others in a work setting. Collision Repair Technology 2 Students continue to build and refine advanced skills in collision repair in a hands-on shop setting, with additional introductions to automotive frame technology, estimating and customer service. Articulation Agreement(s): • Certification credit for one year of the two years of work experience required for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.) testing • Up to 8 credit hours are transferable into the Baker College Collision Repair Technology program • Prepares students for entry into on-the-job training programs with local employers and/or Collision Repair Technology programs at OCC, Baker College and other post-secondary programs, supported by strong inter-educational and professional relationships between CPC and local educators and employers
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Information Technology Computer Information Technology 1 and 2 If you love computers, this program is for you! This comprehensive program consists of two classes that give a well-rounded background in the major areas of Information Technology (IT). Students are immersed into the world of current technology providing them the opportunity to apply their skill-set in programming and networking in order to develop business related solutions. Students rotate through the following courses: • Programming/Web Design oVisual Basic, C++, Ubuntu Linux, Database Development & Management, Query Language, HTML, Dreamweaver, JavaScript, Introduction to Fanuc Robotics applications and programming • Mobile iOS & Android App & Game Development (Programming) • Leading industry robotics applications & and programming • Networking & Project Management Skills Online Lab Simulations Computer Information Technology 2 Second-year students will advance their knowledge in: • Advanced Programming/Web Design Visual Basic, Database Development & Management, Query Language, C++, Java, Python, Ubuntu Linux/Pear, HTML, Dreamweaver, Javascript • Advanced Fanuc Robotics applications & programming including: integrated vision systems(iRVision), logic controller programming and ROBOGUIDE simulation software. Second year students have an opportunity to obtain CERT Robotics certification • Mobile iOS & Android App &Game Development (Programming) • Networking & Project Management Skills • Online Lab Simulations Advanced students will assume leadership roles, with a concentration on earning certifications while taking their skills to the next level by working on special projects. Second year students will prepare for certification, employment, and/or advanced post-secondary training.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Hospitality and Tourism Culinary Arts 1 and 2 First year culinary student learning will encompass the world of food. Students will learn the basics of the culinary world such as knife skills, baking, and restaurant operations. Students of the culinary program will learn all facets of the many different areas of the food service business. The CPC Grille is a student run restaurant that is open to the public for the students to practice their crafts with real life experiences. During the first year experience, students will be exposed to cutting edge restaurant equipment, such as ice-cream machines, blast chillers, and a printer that uses edible ink. The curriculum that is used in the program is sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Pro-Start. Culinary Arts 2 Second year students will learn more advanced culinary techniques. The students will have the chance to assist the Chef in teaching some of the basic skills to other students in the program. Second year students will develop and construct the necessary menu’s for the Grille, and the many different banquet functions that the Career Prep Center Grille provides to the community at large. During the second year experience, students will have the opportunity to develop their personal business that is run inside the classroom. Some of the examples include personal cupcakes, gourmet popcorn, ice cream land, and many others. During this experience the students learn how to develop a business plan for opening their own business in their future. Certifications: Serve Safe Workers Certificate Articulation Agreement(s): • Macomb Community College • Culinary Institute of Michigan: Muskegon and Port Huron Campus • Art Institute of Novi • Culinary Institute of America
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Manufacturing Electronics Technology 1 and 2 This course is designed to provide students with a foundation in the basic fundamentals of electricity and electronics. Students will be introduced to DC and AC currents, basic concepts relating to atom theory, instrumentation, circuit materials, energy, sources of electricity, series circuits, parallel circuits, combination circuits, magnetism, transformers, inductance, capacitance, semiconductors, integrated circuits and AM/FM radio. Students will have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on lab where they will complete projects such as burglar alarms, automatic night lights, moisture detectors, electric organs, and railroad lights. At the end of the course, AM/FM broadcast technologies are studies and each student will build their very own AM/FM radios. Math related credit may be earned for the fourth year graduation requirement if taken as a senior. Electronics Technology 2 Electronics Technology 2 is a course designed to introduce students to Mechatronics – a multidisciplinary field of engineering that combines mechanics, electronics, computer programming, systems and control engineering, sensors, optical engineering, and robotics. Knowledge in these disciplines allows a Mechatronics engineer to develop, design, improve, implement and maintain high-tech products, services and processes in mechanical, electronic and computer-related businesses. The products and processes may be as common as a smarter, more efficient washing machine or as innovative as a fully automated robotic assembly line for mass production. Students will learn by working with electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, computer-generated lessons with hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art lab. Math related credit may be earned for the fourth year graduation requirement if taken as a senior. Articulation Agreement(s): • Macomb Community College: Up to 14 credits • (Dual Enrollment Math Credits): 4 credits • Baker College; 20 credits • Davenport University: 17 credits
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Health Science Health Science 1 and 2 For any student who has dreams of being a doctor, vet, nurse, physical therapist or a variety of other exciting health professional careers. This class is a great match to help you achieve your dreams and earn a science credit. Certifications: American Heart Association, Adult HeartSaver CPR AED American Heart Association, HeartSaver Bloodborne Pathogens CareerSafe, OSHA Safety Training Health Science 2 – Hospital Internship If you dream of being a healthcare professional, this class is for you! Health Science Internship is a fun-filled, action-packed second-year, hospital-based program (taken only after successful completion of Health Science 1) in which students spend three days per week working with patients at St. John Hospital Macomb-Oakland. Students participate in exciting, year-long teambuilding exercises in the classroom. Interesting class lectures on various topics (including: First Aid, Safety, Gerontology, and Medical Math) are combined with hands-on activities and work skills gained from the hospital experience to allow students to become productive members of the healthcare team. If eligible, students may dual enroll at Baker College for Algebra I( for both math and college credits. Certifications: BLS for Healthcare Providers; (American Heart Association) Heartsaver First Aid; (American Heart Association) National Healthcare Foundations Skills Assessment
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Health Science Health Science Year 2 Second-year students will learn advanced skills necessary to work in multiple areas of health care. Classroom modules will introduce students to dental diagnostics, sports medicine, physical therapy, radiology, veterinary science, and pharmacology. This course will include placement in a community-based health care facility. Explorations attend a career based visit to the Detroit Zoo and Leader Dogs for the Blind. There are other opportunities throughout the year to experience field volunteerism at retirement homes, skilled nursing facilities, animal hospitals and physical therapy outpatient clinics. Students will also visit Baker College to gather more information on health and human service programs available. If eligible, students may dual enroll at Baker College for Algebra I, for both math and college credits).
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Health Science Dental Science 1 and Dental Science 2 (2nd year) Are you interested in a dental career such as a dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant or a dental laboratory technician? Students will learn basic dental skills and knowledge to work in a dental office or for continuing college dental programs after high school. The study of anatomy and physiology provides the knowledge needed to support all dental and health careers. Certifications: • American Heart Association Adult Heart Saver CPR AED • OSHA Safety Training
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Health Science Emergency Medical Technician (Basic) EMT is a second-year program that will cover the care and treatment of critically ill and injured patients in an emergency setting. Students will acquire a working knowledge of practices and procedures in the field of emergency care, such as patient assessment, vital signs, splinting, bandaging, child birth, and treatment of burns and shock. Students who want to be eligible for the National Registry Exam will be responsible for completing unpaid clinical hours at designated sites after school. A college level senior research project is required. Students will not have to repeat the Basic EMT course to go on to Specialist or Paramedic course at various colleges. Certifications: EMT National Registry Examination Eligible (upon successful completion of course and clinical requirements and Sate test) Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR) American Heart Association
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Information Technology Network Administration 1 and 2 This is a comprehensive, hands-on course in which students learn networking skills and Workstation (Windows 7 & 8) and Server 2008 & 2012 Management Skills. Students will also learn to become effective cyber crime investigators. The course examines the basic steps required in hardware identification, rules of electronic evidence, network investigation, and case management and intrusion detection. Network Administration 2 This course addresses the comprehension and application of computer forensics investigations, using Workstation (Windows 7 & 8) and Server 2008 & 2012 Management Skills. Students will evaluate and synthesize technical and legal issues in relation to digital evidence,. Investigative software tools are used to analyze seized electronic media. Advanced Fanuc Robotics applications and programming including: integrated vision systems (irVision), logicontroller programming, and ROBOGUIDE simulation software. Second year students have an opportunity to obtain CERT Robotics certification. Articulation Agreement(s): • Davenport University up to 29 credits • Macomb Community College 12 credits • Baker College 32 credits • Eastern Michigan University 6 credits
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Pre-Engineering and Computer-Aided Design 1 (CAD1) and Design 2 (CAD 2) This course is designed to provide students with a foundation in the basic skills needed for success in modern engineering and design careers. Students will use AutoCAD (Automated Computer-Aided Design) and SolidWorks in the creation of engineering drawings and 3D geometry while learning the product development cycle. Instruction will be given through a combination of demonstration and hands- on engineering projects. Students will be introduced to renewable and sustainable energy technologies through hands-on projects and experiments. Math related credit may be earned for the fourth year graduation requirement if taken as a senior. Pre-Engineering & Computer-Aided Design 2 (CAD2) This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to advance their skills for success in modern engineering and design careers in a project based, pre-engineering setting. Students will participate in real-world learning through participation in engineering competitions, hands-on engineering and projects and experiments, and product development. Areas of study will include: aeronautics, fluid dynamics, product development and packaging, manufacturing materials and processes, rapid proto-typing, research and development, and advanced computer-aided design. Students will learn to use CREO Elements Pro engineering software.
Warren Consolidated Warren Consolidated Arts, A/V Technology and Communications Visual Imaging and Print Tech 1 and 2 Visual Imaging and Print Tech (VIPT) is a hands on program focusing on foundational skills in creative digital image development and production to apply to a wide variety of related careers. This class is broken into two major areas: graphic design for print and digital media offset printing. In addition, special projects will include video production and editing, illustration, photography, vinyl graphics and design for web. Visual Imaging & Print Tech 2 With skills learned in the first year program, students will go further in depth into the career of VIPT. Students in the second year program will have hands on experiences with actual clients and be expected to meet deadlines. All second year students will complete an on-line portfolio which will be a valuable tool in applying to college, or obtaining an entry level position in the industry. The goal of the second year program is to have it be an intensified concentration into the specific career pathways in the field of graphic design.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Arts, A/V Technology and Communications VISUAL IMAGING I/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS I and II This course covers skills required for success in the Visual Imaging and Graphic Arts, part of the Arts and Communications Pathway. The main areas of focus are prepress functions or graphic design, lithography, and screen-printing. Students will learn the theory behind all the different printing processes, as well as experience hands on projects applying the theories. Further emphasis will also be placed on graphic design principles through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4, which includes; InDesign CS4, Photoshop CS4, and Illustrator CS4. VISUAL IMAGING II/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS II This course continues the development of skills covered in Visual Imaging I. The areas of focus are advanced prepress functions or graphic design, multi-color lithography, and multi-color screen printing. Further emphasis will be placed on graphic design principles and through the application of Adobe Creative Suite 4. Importance will be placed on how a student’s skills could be used in the real world work place, through the study of job flow management. Students will master printing and finishing of their projects.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Finance ACCOUNTING I and II This course helps the student develop a means of keeping and interpreting financial records of a business. Accounting is looked at as a career. The complete accounting cycle for a service and a merchandising business is taught including the preparation of payroll records. Each type of business is presented in a complete accounting cycle that covers analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting, petty cash, financial statements, and adjusting and closing entries. ACCOUNTING II Do you want to continue your training in the financial arena? You will learn differences in systems for private companies vs. corporations, explore accounting for property, inventory, accounts receivable, notes receivable and notes payable, and prepare for an entry-level accounting clerical position and/or entrance into a college business program.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Business, Management and Administration COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I Are you technologically challenged? Do you want to improve your employment opportunities? If so, the answer is simple to becoming computer literate by learning the skills of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database Management, Presentation Management, and Keyboarding Skills. You can become prepared for industry certification in Microsoft productivity tools.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Arts, A/V Technology and Communications PHOTO EDITING and PUBLISHING Do you want to improve your photo editing skills? Would you like to create professional publications? This class can help you develop and design dynamic publications using your creative abilities with Adobe Master Collection Photoshop & In-Design & Microsoft Publisher & Word. Digital camera & scanner could be used in creations.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Arts, A/V Technology and Communications WEB PAGE DESIGN I Do you have dreams of designing your own web page, but didn’t know how? Would you like to have fun in creating animation? In this course you will digitally design web pages using Dreamweaver software, photo editing with Fireworks software, animation with Flash software, and exploration of Director and Cold Fusion software.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Business, Management and Administration BUSINESS EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in an office environment and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with a CTE approved course. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES I and II The first year Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is designed to teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year One of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services II course and an externship job placement in their senior year HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL & CULINARY SERVICES II Year two of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Students will run a fully functional Macomb County Restaurant for lunch, (WWT) The Titan Terrace or (LHS) The Abe & I. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and apply it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant. A student successfully completing this class will be ready to go on to the advanced Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Services III course and an externship job placement in their senior year.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY, PERSONAL and CULINARY SERVICES IIIA and IIIB Year three of our Hospitality, Personal & Culinary Service program is an advanced culinary course designed to further teach high school students the management/culinary skills needed for a career in the restaurant and food service industry. A Continuation of our Year Two of our ProStart curriculum allows students to meet the National Restaurant Association academic standards, complete a checklist of competencies, and participate in at least four hours of practicum service to ensure all students are well qualified to enter the industry workforce. Employability skills are examined and enhanced when using what they study in the classroom and applying it to practical experiences and real life application in the commercial kitchen and restaurant.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Hospitality and Tourism HOSPITALITY/FOOD SERVICE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students with the desire to continue in any area of the Hospitality/Food Services industry after graduation may apply for the externship program. Personnel and management techniques are studied while the student works out in the field at a job placement. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Marketing MERCHANDISING and MARKETING I and II How does a business decide what to sell? How do you sell to customers? You will learn what it takes to get the product from the manufacturer to the person who buys the product, how to sell, human resource essentials such as communication skills and how to get along on the job with other workers, participate in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps build leadership & networking through competition. MERCHANDISING & MARKETING II Emphasis will be on promotion, advertising & distribution of products to customers. Explore marketing careers in areas of buying & distribution, pricing, product planning, and entrepreneurship. Students will also be participating in BPA or DECA, a student organization that helps to build leadership skills and provides an opportunity for students to use what they have learned in Marketing in competition against other students from across the state. Students who complete Marketing I & II may be eligible to earn college credit for the Introduction to Marketing course at Macomb, Baker or Davenport.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Marketing MARKETING EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students work part-time in a Marketing job and earn at least minimum wage and credit toward graduation. This course needs to be taken concurrently with Merchandising & Marketing II or Store Management. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Marketing STORE MANAGEMENT/OPERATIONS Store Management will provide a real-life situation for Marketing Education students in every aspect of merchandising practices and procedures. The student will gain management experience as a leader in the school store. The student will gain leadership, planning, supervisory, budgeting, and decision-making skills. The school store will provide experience, pre-employment training, and the opportunity to learn management skills and decision-making.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I • Introduction to Automotive Technology – An instructional unit, which is to include instruction on fundamental skills necessary to be successful in the automotive service industry. The course will include instruction on the use of hand tools, fasteners, hoists, jacks, wiring, safety, and shop orientation. Basic automotive service skills including tire service, preventative maintenance, basic electricity, and cooling system service will be included. With successful completion of semester one, students will have basic automotive employability requirements. • Brakes – An instructional unit, which is designed to introduce the principles and operation and servicing of brake systems. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate an understanding and service knowledge of disc brakes, drum brakes, hydraulic systems and electrical components relating to brake systems. Electronic ABS will be covered with emphasis on diagnosis and repair. This course instruction will include 50% hands-on training. Special emphasis will be given to safety procedures, specialty tools, and equipment used in this service area. • Steering and Suspension – An instructional unit, which is designed to teach the operating principles and repair of steering and suspension systems, wheel alignment, and balance. Topics for this course include wheel balancing, wheel alignment, suspension systems, steering systems, specialty tools, equipment and supplies used to service steering and suspension systems.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II • Engine Performance – An instructional unit that is designed to teach the operating principles and service procedures of engine fuel and ignition systems, emission controls, basic drivability and diagnosis. Students will gain hands-on skills with manufacturers’ specialty tools, equipment, and supplies used in servicing these automotive systems. • Electrical and Electronic Systems – An instructional unit which is designed to teach the principles and operation of basic automotive electrical and electronic systems. Students will gain practical experience in the diagnosis, repair, and service of electrical circuits. Topics in this course include electrical test equipment schematics, test procedures, batteries, starters, alternators, ignition systems, lighting, accessory circuits, and electronic test procedures.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III This Advanced Studies instructional unit is designed to reinforce the principles and services procedure taught during the first two years of the program in brakes, steering and suspension, electrical and electronics, and engine performance systems. This course also focuses on the advanced principles and services procedures used to repair today’s technically advanced vehicles, with a strong emphasis placed on ABS brake systems, fuel management, and electrical controlled suspension systems.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Transportation, Distribution and Logistics ASE/NATEF CERTIFIED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY IV Auto IV—Engine Performance: The major focus of the class will be engine performance. This is a two-semester course designed to build upon diagnostic principles learned in the Brakes, Suspension and Steering and Electrical and Electronic Systems. With this knowledge this course will expand into the realm of engine performance and drivability. This class is designed for the student to finish the NATEF task list and master their skills. A task list must be completed to NATEF requirements.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Transportation, Distribution and Logistics EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP), AYES INTERNSHIP The Externship program gives the senior automotive student the time and opportunity to gain experience in the real world of work. The Externship program will be monitored and will enhance the seamless transition between school and work. It is expected that the students will continue their education on the post secondary level as part of the above program.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics DRAFTING /CAD I and II DRAFTING I/CAD This course is designed to introduce students to Computer Aided Design (CAD) using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon 3D solid model development, using the NX Sketcher in combination with various parametric and expression driven feature based modeling techniques. Students will also use NX to create engineering drawings. CAD Drafting concepts will include single and double auxiliary view development, section views, dimensioning techniques, ANSI & SI measurement, ISO symbols, threads & fasteners, basic detailing and an introduction to descriptive geometry. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. DRAFTING II/CAD This course is designed to prepare students for Advanced Placement Examinations offered by Macomb Community College by expanding the students understanding of 3D solid modeling using Unigraphics NX software. Skill emphasis is placed upon Jig/Fixture Detailing and Assembly, Auto Body Design fundamentals, presentation and assembly drawings, sheet-metal pattern development, and calculations of tolerance and fits. Students may also choose to participate in annual competitions such as those sponsored by ASBE and/or MITES. Students enrolled in this advanced class are encouraged to be enrolled in Externship.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Manufacturing MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I and II MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY I Students will receive training in all aspects of Manufacturing, metal machine operations and welding. Specific skills will be developed on the milling machine, lathe, drill press, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments. Student competition will include MITES. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY II This course in an extension of Manufacturing Technology I. The basic skills of the first course will be refined and more complex projects and problems will be covered. There will be an in-depth study of computer-numerical controlled machining, followed by hands-on training on the CNC milling machines. Students may elect to participate in job shadowing, externship (co-op), and/or apprenticeships. Student competition will include MITES. The course will be connected with the Manufacturing Technology Program offered at Macomb Community College with dual enrollment opportunities.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Manufacturing TRADE and INDUSTRY EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students receive paid part-time work experience in their CTE area, earning minimum wage or more and credit toward graduation. One-half day is spent in school. The other half day, students are "earning while learning" in the private sector. Externship starting time varies depending on the individual student’s academic needs. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week. Students gain on-the-job experience and training, develop independence, gain self-confidence and see the relationship between in-school learning and work requirements. This makes them better able to make career decisions. *** Students enrolled in apprenticeship training may also receive paid work experience while accumulating on-the-job training hours necessary to complete the apprenticeship.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY for HEALTH CAREERS This two semester course is designed to prepare students in making a successful transition to a post-secondary health science curriculum. The focus of this course is on human Anatomy and Physiology, with an emphasis in health career applications. In addition to the science academic foundations, the National Health Science segments include Communications, Healthcare System, Legal/Ethics, Growth and Development, Basic Skills, and Medical Terminology. Students that are interested in pursuing a health career would greatly benefit by completing this course.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science DENTAL ASSISTANT This course prepares students for employment as a Dental Assistant. This program is also highly recommended for students who may be pursuing a career as a dentist, dental hygienist, and a dental lab tech. The Dental Assistant program prepares students to provide patient care, processing and mounting dental radiographs (x-rays), prepares patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharges office administrative functions under the supervision of a dentists. Instruction includes medical record keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post- operative patient care and instruction, chair side assisting, taking dental impressions, and supervised practice.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES This class is designed for students seriously interested in medicine – specifically emergency medicine to become an Emergency Medical Technician. Students enrolled in this program will receive instruction in the fields of pre-hospital and emergency medical training. This program is an intense study of the human body and the treatment required outside the hospital setting. Students will receive intensive hands-on instruction in anatomy and physiology, emergency first aid, bleeding control, shock management, cardiac arrest management, airway management, and patient treatment at accident scenes. Classroom study and hands-on practicals will challenge the student both academically and physically. Upon successful completion of the program through written, practical, and clinical performance objectives established by the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, the student will be able to take the EMT-Basic state-licensing exam to become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Students will be required to do clinical training in a hospital emergency room and an ambulance service.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science MEDICAL ASSISTANT The Medical Assistant course prepares the student to support physicians by providing assistance in an office or clinical setting. Medical clinical and office procedures are taught. Heavy concentration on anatomy and physiology with medical terminology are part of the curriculum. CPR/First Aid, MIOSHA Safety Curriculum and the Health Science Core are taught. Employability skills are promoted. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Students will be able to participate and join in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science NURSING ASSISTANT The Nursing Assistant course is a comprehensive study of the health care delivery system. The program includes all aspects of patient care from newborn to geriatrics. Human anatomy and physiology with concentration in nursing applications are included. Medical terminology and language are introduced. MIOSHA Safety Certification, Red Cross CPR/First Aid is offered. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Job shadow opportunities are part of the curriculum. Students will be able to participate in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America). Students may have the opportunity to apply for a position in the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs second semester.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Completion of this course is geared toward a student becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). A pharmacy technician is a person who works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and performs many pharmacy-related functions. Pharmacy technicians are used in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in home health care, long term care, mail service facilities, managed health care facilities, and educational/training programs. Pharmacy technicians are individuals working in a pharmacy, who under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assist in pharmacy activities not requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The pharmacy technician is accountable to the supervising pharmacist, who is legally responsible by virtue of state licensure for the care and safety of patients served by the pharmacy. Students will have an opportunity to complete a non-paid clinical work-based learning experience in a pharmacy. Upon successful completion of this course and earning a high school diploma, the student may sit and take the national exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science PHYSICAL THERAPY PROFESSIONAL/AIDE The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide generally works in a rehabilitation facility or a hospital facility that works to improve patient mobility, relieve patient pain, and prevent or lessen patient physical disabilities. This program includes an intense study of the human body and treatments necessary to help patients gain mobility after injury, surgery or due to physical ailments/diseases. Human anatomy and various body systems are covered, as well as an introductory study of kinesiology (human movement). The Physical Therapy Professional/Aide works under close supervision of a physical therapist and/or a physical therapy assistant and teaches the necessary skills that are delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide under their supervision. Physical Therapy Professional/Aide may work with people who have lost mobility as a result of a completed orthopedic medical procedure, including ligament repair, joint replacement, post-fracture care, back or neck surgery as well as with the geriatric population and the neurologically impaired (stroke victims, spinal cord injured patients). Common tasks delegated to a Physical Therapy Professional/Aide covered may include, but are not limited to: ordering supplies, filling out insurance forms, patient transportation, preparing for a patient’s therapy sessions, tracking patient’s use of machines and mobility activities. The participant of this class will also have opportunities to explore options in injury prevention and wellness, both in the community and in the corporate sector, including: data collection for movement screenings, educating the public on injury prevention and the importance of physical activity.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Health Science HEALTH SCIENCE EXTERNSHIP (CO-OP) Students that are in affiliated Health Science classes may elect to interview for externship placement during their senior year. Clinical settings vary from veterinary hospitals, dental offices, St. John Macomb Hospital, St. John Oakland Hospital, and medical/doctor’s offices. An average of 10 work hours is needed each week.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Human Services COSMETOLOGY I and II COSMETOLOGY I Cosmetology is a State certified program that covers 2 years of comprehensive and involved instruction. The curriculum is set up by the Michigan State Licensing Board of Cosmetology and covers all areas of Cosmetology, theory and skill training. Upon completion of this course of instruction, the student is eligible to take the State Cosmetology examination for licensing (must be 17 years old). Once the student is licensed, they will be able to work in an established salon in the State of Michigan. The Cosmetology program covers a two-year period and requires the completion of l500 clock hours of training. During the regular school year, students will attend 4 hours per day, Monday-Friday in the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. - 5:33 p.m. COSMETOLOGY II Cosmetology II is the second year of the two-year Cosmetology program.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security FIREFIGHTING This course includes firefighting skills which are mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging. Students that are admitted to this course will have extensive classroom and practical areas in the following; Fire Behavior, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Portable Extinguishers, Ropes and Knots, Building Search & Victim Removal, Ground Ladders, Water Supply Techniques, Laying, Carrying and Advancing Hose, Water Fire Streams, Salvage, Overhaul and Protecting Evidence of Fire Cause, Fire Cause and Origin, Incident Command Systems, Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations, Rescue and Extrication Tools, Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue, Ignitable Liquid and Flammable Gas Fire Control, Fire Incident Reports, Pre-Incident Survey and other areas to prepare them for minimum state firefighting certification. Students applying for this course are required to be at least a junior status with an average cumulative 2.0 GPA. Students considering this course need to be in good physical shape due to the strenuous demands that are essential to this program, including confined space, rescue, loading and advancing hose lines that are charged, and using ladder’s that may be extended to 24 feet in height. All firefighting operations will require successful demonstration and will be graded. Authorization by a student’s family physician is required before students will be allowed to participate in practical exercises and/or examinations. Most areas of study in firefighting are team oriented and students should be prepared for both individual and group team work.
Warren Woods Warren Woods Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security LAW ENFORCEMENT This course introduces students to the broad range of careers in police work and law enforcement. A wide range of procedures associated with law enforcement and public safety will be reviewed. Various hands-on activities will be experienced such as: finger printing, handcuffing procedures, traffic stops, crime scene evidence collection, etc., along with many other law enforcement techniques. Students will acquire the skills and behaviors associated with law enforcement and public safety. Partnerships with our local law enforcement, courts, and police agencies will support interactions in many areas of the program.