Emerging Academics

MPMS Emerging Academics

  • 7th Grade Selections:

    Business Applications I:

         This course introduces the use of the computer in a business setting. Office applications, the use of the Internet, and searching online database are introduced and discussed. Applications included word processing, spreadsheet, database and graphics programs. Students will learn to use the applications to analyze and solve basic business problems. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and post-secondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software.


    Introduction to Horticulture:

         Introduction to Horticulture is an introduction to the principles and practices involved in the development, production and use of horticultural crops. As well as, major aspects of forage crop production for example, cultural practices, sustainable agriculture use, seed production, harvest, and livestock utilization. The course especially emphasizes characteristics of important grasses and legumes.

      

    8th Grade Selections:

    Business Applications II:

         Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheet using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software. Students will identify and practice effective interpersonal and team-building skills involving situations with co-workers, supervisors, and clients.


    Introduction to Animal Science:

         Introduction to Animal Science is an Introduction to the animal and livestock industries, production systems, and market. Includes animal breeds, breeding and selection, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, growth, environment, health and sanitation, products and marketing, and animal behavior.