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Programs of Study (CTE)

CTE Course Selections

  • CTE – SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ARTS & MATH

    TOUCH SYSTEM DATA ENTRY – 7th
    Course #: 1⁄2 year Grades: 7
    High School Credit Course
    This course introduces the use of the computer in a business setting. Office applications, the use of the Internet, and searching online databases 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.

    INTERPERSONAL STUDIES - 7th
    Course #: 1⁄2 year Grades: 7
    High School Credit Course
    Examines the relationship between individuals and among family members significantly affect the quality of life. Studies us knowledge and skills in family studies and human development to enhance personal development, foster quality relationships, promote
    wellness of family members, manage multiple adult roles, and pursue careers related to counseling and mental health services. 

    PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MARKETING AND FINANCE - 8th
    Course #:J840 1 year Grades: 8
    High School Credit Course
    Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software.

    CTE – AGRICULTURE SCIENCE

    PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL RESOURCES
    Course #: M983V 1 year Grades: 7
    High School Credit Course
    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

    SMALL ANIMAL MANAGEMENT
    Course#: 207920V 1⁄2 year Grades: 8
    High School Credit Course 
    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    Students will attain knowledge and skills related to animal identification, animal behavior, anatomy, and the care and management of animals ranging from small mammals such as dogs and cats to amphibians and reptiles. This course is recommended for those with an interest in the Veterinary Science field.

    EQUINE SCIENCE
    Course#: 207930V 1⁄2 year Grades: 8
    High School Credit Course
    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    Develop knowledge and skills pertaining to the selection, nutrition, reproduction, health, and management of horses. This course is recommended for those that have an interest in the Veterinary Science field.  Students will identify and practice effective interpersonal and team-building skills involving situations with co-workers, supervisors, and clients.

    INVESTIGATING CAREERS
    Course #: M672 1⁄2 year - no high school credit Grades: 7
    Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves and their interests and abilities. Students integrate skills from academic subjects, information technology, and interpersonal communication to make informed decisions. This course is designed to guide students through the process of investigation and in the development of a college and career achievement plan. Students will use this information to explore educational requirements for a variety of chosen career paths. Districts have the flexibility of offering career exploration knowledge and skills in a variety of instructional arrangements.