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  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Accounting
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 12
  • Prerequisite: Accounting 1
  • Course Description: Designed to cover sole proprietorship accounting principles involved in the preparation and maintenance of financial records concerned with business management and operations. It is a comprehensive introduction to basic accounting including recording, summarizing and reporting, principles of income measurement and asset validation, and accounting systems and controls. Students are exposed to careers in the accounting field and are given the opportunity to perform accounting applications using the computer. An introduction to partnerships and corporations may be included.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Economics
  • Class Type: Required
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 11
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Description: This course is designed to help students understand economic principles as applied to current events and issues. Emphasis includes economic systems and structures, supply and demand, opportunity costs, inflation, price mechanisms, markets, role of competition, money and monetary policy, role of labor organizations and productivity.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Personal Finance
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Description: This course is designed to assist students in personal financial management skills. Students learn to manage their resources and to make sound personal financial decisions. Units of study include budgeting, credit, insurance, saving and investing, home ownership, banking, taxes, wills and estates.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Information Technology I
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Description: This course is designed to include basic skills in the areas of word processing, database management, spreadsheet, electronic presentation. Students are offered opportunities to identify ethical issues pertaining to information systems and to gather information about careers in technology. Apply the skills acquired in Keyboarding 8 to professional usage of the computer as a business tool.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Information Technology II
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: Information Technology I
  • Course Description: This course is for continued enhancement of student proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and presentation software will be developed. Internet, electronic communication, graphics, desktop publishing and basic web design may also be covered.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Web Page Design
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: Information Technology I
  • Course Description: Designed for students to create, design and produce interactive media products and services (web pages). The course emphasizes the development of digitally-generated or computer-enhanced media.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Digital Media
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: Information Technology I
  • Course Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to a variety of digital media hardware and software applications. Students will design and create projects that integrate sound, video, text, graphics and animation. Students will demonstrate how to use technology to effectively communicate a message in personal, educational and professional settings. Students will have access to scanners, digital cameras (still and video), CD burners, color printers and color projectors.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Kyle Schmidt
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Exploratory Keyboarding 7
  • Class Type: Required
  • Credits: 9 week course
  • Grade Level: 7
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Description: The focus of the class is proper keyboarding techniques and keying by touch. Students will master touch operation of the keyboard and demonstrate correct technique, key stroking and care of equipment. Students will learn the operation of the computer keyboard while using Microsoft Word.
  • Teacher Name: Mrs. Lisa Geary
  • Subject: Business
  • Course Title: Keyboarding Applications 8
  • Class Type: Required
  • Credits: 9 week course
  • Grade Level: 8
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Description: The focus of the class is to enhance the skills acquired in Exploratory Keyboarding, with the development of document processing. Students will review touch techniques and proper key stroking while continuing to develop composition and proofreading skills as well as speed and accuracy. Students will demonstrate keyboarding proficiency in document formatting (personal letters, reports, tables).
  • Teacher Name: Mrs. Lisa Geary
  • Subject: Health Sciences
  • Course Title: : Introduction to Health Sciences
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: This course is designed to give an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, support services, biotechnology and research and health informatics pathways. The course focuses on health careers, exploration, leadership development, medical terminology, ethical and legal responsibilities, the history of health care and the economics of health care.
  • Teacher Name: Ms. Kristin Winters
  • Subject: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Course Title: Foods, Nutrition and Wellness
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: Provides students with knowledge needed to successfully cook in the home for individuals and families. With a beginning foundation of nutrition and food science, students will learn basic preparation skills, the reason behind the reactions of foods and the short-term and long-term consequences of nutritional intake.
  • Teacher Name: Ms. Kristin Winters
  • Subject: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Course Title: Life Skills
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10
  • Grade Level: 9-10
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: Students will be introduced to the focus areas of Family and Consumer Sciences. Topics will include career readiness skills as well as career field opportunities and basic knowledge and skills in the focus areas of textiles, relationships, child development, foods and nutrition, housing and design and resource management.
  • Teacher Name: Ms. Kristin Winters
  • Subject: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Course Title: Textiles, Construction and Design
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: This course provides instruction in social, psychological and physiological aspects of clothing and textiles. Fabric and apparel design, selection, construction, maintenance and alteration of textile products will be covered. This course integrates knowledge, skills and practices required for careers in textile research, fashion and marketing.
  • Teacher Name: Ms. Kristin Winters
  • Subject: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Course Title: Child Development
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: This course integrates knowledge, skills and practices necessary for nurturing the growth and development of children. The study of the biological, psychological, and social development factors as related to the development of young children will be studied.
  • Teacher Name: Ms. Kristin Winters
  • Subject: Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Course Title: Life and Career Readiness
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: This course is designed to help students learn to manage issues in everyday living, prepare for personal life and career responsibilities and develop employability skills. Participation in this course provides a catalyst to greater self-awareness, enhanced relationships, improved cultural competencies and increased control over choosing direction for one’s own life and career. 
  • Teacher Name: Ms. Kristin Winters
  • Subject: Woods
  • Course Title: Woods
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: Students will learn basic woodworking skills, including shop safety, tool safety, lumber types, and wood joinery. Students will build a variety of projects.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Mike Couch
  • Subject: Metals
  • Course Title: Metals
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Course Description: Students will learn basic metal working and welding skills, including shop safety, oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, wire-feed welding, and stick welding. Students will build a variety of small projects
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Mike Couch
  • Subject: Advanced Woods/Metals
  • Course Title: Advanced Woods/Metals
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 5 credits for 1 semester 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: Woods/Metals
  • Course Description: Builds on Woods/Metals, improving skills and knowledge in both woods and metals. The class is a project-based class where students work on a variety of personal and class projects.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Mike Couch
  • Subject: Construction
  • Course Title: Construction
  • Class Type: Elective
  • Credits: 10 credits for 2 semesters
  • Grade Level: 11, 12
  • Prerequisite: Woods/Metals
  • Course Description: Students will learn basic construction theory and skills. This includes working at off-school jobsites, as well as working in the shop at school. Students will work on a variety of personal and class projects.
  • Teacher Name: Mr. Mike Couch