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Career And Technical Education Courses

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT 

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (Intro to Computer Science)

1 year (10 credits)

Elective – Not required for graduation

Open to grades: 9-12

Prerequisite: None

Meets UC/CSU requirements

This is an introductory course for those who want to explore the area of computer science or begin a computer science pathway. The course covers the basic concepts of applying computer science through theory and practice.  Students will get hands on experience with designing, editing, compiling and executing basic programming constructs and applications.  Student has to complete both semester for g credit.

 


BUSINESS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (Int'l Business Practicum & International Business)

1 year (10 credits)

Elective – Not required for graduation

Open to Grades: 11-12

Prerequisite: Recommended completion of Contemporary Business

Introduces students to business in our global environment. Students focusing on international business develop an understanding of the global business environment and the interconnectedness of cultural, political, legal, historical, economic, and ethical systems. This course includes exposure to global entrepreneurship and careers. Senior students are provided the opportunity to participate in external internships.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND OWNERSHIP (Contemporary Study of Business)

1 year (10 credits)

Elective – Not required for graduation

Open to Grades: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

The course designed to introduce students to the world of business.  The emphasis is on the activities in which business-people engage: accounting, finance, information technology, management, human resources, marketing, and operations. Also incorporated within this study are the concepts of economics, entrepreneurship, competition, communication, teamwork, ethics, social responsibility, and globalization.


 

HEALTH, SCIENCE AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

BODY SYSTEMS AND DISORDERS (Body Systems & Disorders)

1 year (10 credits)

Elective – Not required for graduation

Open to Grades: 10-12

Prerequisite: None

This course will engage students in the study of the processes, structures and interactions of human body systems. Important biomedical concepts in the course include: communication, transport of substances, locomotion, metabolic processes, identity, and protection. The central theme will focus on how the body systems work together to maintain homeostasis and good health. The systems will be studied as “parts of a whole,” working together to keep the amazing human machine functioning at an optimal level. Students will design experiments, investigate the structures and functions of body systems, and use data acquisition software to monitor body functions such as muscle movement, reflex and voluntary actions, and respiratory operation. Exploring science in action, students will work through interesting real world cases and often play the role of biomedical professionals to solve medical mysteries.