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2017-2018 Programs of Study

Advanced Manufacturing

(Welding)

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Horticulture Science

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Veterinary Animal Science

Principles of Manufacturing 5922

Agriscience* 5957

Agriscience* 5957

Welding I 6078

Principles of Plant Science 6119

Small Animal Science 5958

Welding II 6033

Landscape & Turf Science 5951

Large Animal Science 6116

 

Greenhouse Mgt 5954

 

 

*Satisfies one lab science credit required for graduation.

*Satisfies one lab science credit required for graduation.

Architecture & Construction
(Carpentry)

Business Management & Admin
(Business Management)

Business Management & Admin
(Office Management)

Fundamentals of Construction 6073

Intro to Business/Marketing 5905

Computer Applications 5891

Residental/Commercial Const I 6162

Business Communications 5888 or Acct I 3701

Business Communications 5888

Residental/Commercial Const II 6163

Business Management 5889

Business Management 5889

 

 

Advanced Computer Applications 5904

Education & Training

(Teaching As A Profession K-12)

Health Science
(Diagnostic Services)

Health Science
(Therapeutic Nursing Services)

Fundamentals of Education 6123

Health Science 5998

Health Science 5998

Teaching As A Profession I 6010

Diagnostic Medicine 5994

Medical Therapeutics 5999

Teaching As A Profession II 6125

Anatomy & Physiology 5991

Anatomy & Physiology 5991

 

Clinical Internship 5993

 

Human Services
(Cosmetology)

Human Services
(Dietetics & Nutrition)

Human Services
(Social Health Services)

Principles of Cosmetology 5983

Introduction to Human Studies 6137

Introduction to Human Studies 6137

Design Principles of Cosmetology 5986

Nutrition Across the Lifespan 6005

Lifespan Development 6013

Chemistry of Cosmetology 5984

Nutrition Science & Diet Therapy* 6007

Family Studies 6136

 

*Satisfies one lab science credit required for graduation.

 

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
(Law Enforcement Services)

Marketing

Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics
(Automotive Maint & Light Repair)

Principles of Law, Corrections, and Law Security 6155

Intro to Business/Marketing 5905

Maintenance & Light Repair I 5879
(Transportation Core)

Criminal Justice I 5987

Marketing & Management I 5931

Maintenance & Light Repair II 5880
(Electronic/Engine Performance)

Criminal Justice II 5988

Entrepreneurship 5934

Maintenance & Light Repair III 5881
(Brakes & Suspension)

** Marketing satisfies 1/2 credit of Economics required for graduation.

STEM

 

The Work-Based Learning: Career Practicum course may substitute for the Level 4 offering in all Programs of Study

Principles of Engineering & Tech 5924

Digital Electronics 5925

Robotics & Automated Systems 6143

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programs of Study

Course Descriptions

 

2017-2018

 

 

Empowering students to be successful citizens, workers

and leaders in a global economy.

 

AGRICULTURE

 

5957 Agriscience

Course Description:  Agriscience is a laboratory science course that

prepares students for biology, subsequent science courses and postsecondary pursuits. The content area includes ecology, biological processes, sexual and asexual reproduction and a study of the chemical and physical laws that govern life processes. This course helps students understand the important role agricultural science serves as industry moves into the 21st century.  This course counts as a lab science credit toward graduation and college entrance requirements.

Recommended Grade Level: 9th

 

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6119 Principles of Plant Science

Course Description:  Principles of Plant Science and Hydroculture focuses on essential knowledge and skills related to the science of plant growth. This course covers principles of plant health, growth, reproduction, and biotechnology, as well as fundamental principles of hydroponics and aquaponics. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in  Technical Subjects, Tennessee state standards for Biology I, Biology II, Ecology, and Environmental Science, and National Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Cluster Content Standards.

Recommended Grade Level: 10th

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5951 Landscaping & Turf Management

Course Description: Landscaping and Turf Science is a applied-knowledge course designed to provide challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed for further education and careers in landscape design, maintenance, and turf management. Content includes site analysis and planning,

principles of design, and plant selection and care techniques. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and Tennessee state standards for Biology II, as well as National Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Cluster Content Standards.

Recommended Prerequisites: Agriscience (5957) and Principles of Plant Science and Hydroculture (6119)

Recommended Grade Level:   12th

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5954 Greenhouse Management

Course Description: This course is designed to prepare a student to manage a greenhouse operation. Students in this class will learn to produce various ornamental crops and food crops. An understanding of structures, crop selection, and growing systems will be explored. As populations continue to expand, the importance of food production in a climate controlled environment increases. Today’s agriculture students are preparing to meet the needs of a growing world.

Recommended Prerequisites: Agriscience (5957) and Principles of Plant Science and Hydroculture (6119)

Recommended Grade Level: 10th , 11th , or 12th

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5958 Small Animal Science

Small Animal Science is an intermediate course in animal science and care for students interested in learning more about becoming a veterinarian, vet tech, vet assistant, or pursuing a variety of scientific, health, or agriculture professions. This course covers anatomy and physiological systems of different groups of small animals, as well as careers, leadership, and history of the industry. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be prepared for more advanced coursework in veterinary and animal science.

Recommended Prerequisites:  Agriscience (5957)

Recommended Grade Level: 10th

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6116 Large Animal Science

Large Animal Science is an applied course in veterinary and animal science for students interested in learning more about becoming a veterinarian, vet tech, vet assistant, or pursuing a variety of scientific, health, or agriculture professions. This course covers anatomy and physiological systems of different groups of large animals, as well as careers, leadership, and history of the industry. Upon completion of Page 2 this course, proficient students will be prepared for success in the level-four Veterinary Science course and further postsecondary training. 

Recommended Prerequisites:  Small Animal Science

Recommended Grade Level: 11th

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

 

 

5879 Maintenance and Light Repair I

Course Description:  The Maintenance and Light Repair I (MLR I) course prepares students for entry into Maintenance and Light Repair II. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional service technician. Content emphasizes beginning transportation service skills and workplace success skills.

Students study safety, tools, equipment, shop operations, basic engine fundamentals, and basic technician skills. Upon completing all of the Maintenance and Light Repair courses, students may enter automotive service industry as an ASE Certified MLR Technician. Hours earned in the Maintenance and Light Repair courses may be used toward meeting National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and Tennessee Department of Education standards. NATEF requires that 95% of the P-1 tasks, 80% of the P-2 tasks, and 50% of the P-3 tasks will be accomplished. These tasks are notated in these standards.

Recommended Grade Level: 9th

 

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5880 Maintenance and Light Repair II (Electric/Engine Performance)

Course Description:  The Maintenance and Light Repair II (MLR II) course prepares students for entry into Maintenance and Light Repair III. Students study automotive general electrical systems, starting and charging systems, batteries,

lighting, and electrical accessories. Upon completing all of the Maintenance and Light Repair courses, students may enter automotive service industry as an ASE Certified MLR Technician. Hours earned in the Maintenance and Light Repair courses may be used toward meeting National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and Tennessee Department of Education standards. NATEF requires that 95% of the P-1 tasks, 80% of the P-2 tasks, and 50% of the P-3 tasks will be accomplished. These tasks are notated in these standards.

Recommended Prerequisite: Maintenance and Light Repair I (5879)

Recommended Grade Level: 10th

 

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5881 Maintenance and Light Repair III (Brakes & Suspension)

The Maintenance and Light Repair III (MLR III) course prepares students for entry into Maintenance and Light Repair IV. Students study and service suspension and steering systems and brake systems. Upon completing all of the Maintenance and Light Repair courses, students may enter automotive service industry as an ASE

Certified MLR Technician. Hours earned in the Maintenance and Light Repair courses may be used toward meeting National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and Tennessee Department of Education standards. NATEF requires that 95% of the P-1 tasks, 80% of the P-2 tasks, and 50% of the P-3 tasks will be accomplished. These tasks are notated in these standards.

Recommended Prerequisite: Maintenance and Light Repair II (5880)

Recommended Grade Level: 11th  , 12th

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BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

 

3701 Accounting I

Course Description:  Accounting I introduces concepts and principles based on a double-entry system of maintaining the electronic and manual financial records for a sole proprietorship, a partnership, and a corporation. It includes analyzing business transactions, journalizing, posting and preparing worksheets and financial statements. (This course provides access to a computerized workstation for each student to complete financial applications using accounting and spreadsheet software.)

Recommended Prerequisite or concurrent: None

Recommended Grade Level(s):  10th, 12th

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5888 Business Communication

Course Description:  Business Communications is a course that prepares students for oral and electronic business communications in the 21st century including social media as well as developing skills in electronic publishing, design, layout, composition, and video conferencing. Emphasis will be placed on social media, design and digital communications. Students will review and practice successful styles and methods for professional business communications using the proper tools to deliver effective publications and presentations. Standards in this course are aligned with the Tennessee Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy in Technical Subjects.

Recommended Prerequisite: None

Recommended Grade Level(s): 10th, 11th, 12th

 

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5889 Business Management

Course Description: Students in Business Management will develop a foundation in the many activities, problems, and decisions that are intrinsic to the management of a successful business, as well as an appreciation for the importance of these responsibilities. Areas to be examined include business organization, ethical and legal responsibilities, communication, decision-making, personnel, safety, professional development, and related careers. By gaining an understanding of these areas, students will be better prepared to enhance the business decisions of tomorrow. (Specific activities will require use of Internet, word processing, and spreadsheet software.)

 

5891 Computer Applications

Course Description: Computer Applications is a foundational course intended to teach students the computing fundamentals and concepts involved in the proficient use of common application software. Upon completion of this course, students will gain basic proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. In addition, students will have engaged in key critical thinking skills and will have practiced ethical and appropriate behavior required for the responsible use of technology. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for Literacy in Technical Subjects and Tennessee Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.

Recommended Prerequisite or concurrent: None

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9th, 10th

 

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5904 Advanced Computer Applications

Course Description: This is a capstone course in which students will learn necessary skills in problem solving using current and emerging integrated technology to include a variety of input technologies in the production of professional quality business documents and presentations. The course focuses on student choice, accountability and performance. Students increase their employability by working toward the attainment of high-level skills in the areas of integrated software applications, communication skills, ethical issues, human relations, leadership, self-management, and workplace management. Students may choose areas of specialization and achieve industry certification in areas such as word processing, spreadsheet applications, multimedia presentations, schedule and contact management, etc. This course may articulate to post–secondary education. (This course requires a computerized workstation and supportive software for required applications.)

 

Suggested Prerequisite: Computer Applications

Recommended Grade Level(s): 10th, 11th, 12th

 

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5905 Introduction to Business & Marketing

Introduction to Business and Marketing is an introductory course designed to give students an overview of the Business Management and Administration, Marketing, and Finance career clusters. The course helps students prepare for the growing complexities of the business world by examining basic principles of business, marketing, and finance in addition to exploring key aspects of leadership, ethical and social responsibilities, and careers. Students’ academic skills in communications, mathematics, and economics are reinforced with activities modeled in the context of business topics. Upon completion of Page 2 this course, proficient students will be equipped with the foundational skills to succeed in any of the Business, Marketing, or Finance programs of study and will be prepared to make an informed decision regarding which pathways they would like to pursue in high school.

Recommended Prerequisite or concurrent: None

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9th, 10th

 

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CARPENTRY

 

6073 Fundamentals of Construction (Required)

Course Description: Fundamentals of Construction is a foundational course in the Architecture & Construction cluster covering essential knowledge, skills, and concepts required for careers in construction. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to describe various construction fields and outline the steps necessary to advance in specific construction careers. Students will be able to employ tools safely and interpret construction drawings to complete projects demonstrating proper measurement and application of mathematical concepts. Standards in this course also include an overview of the construction industry and an introduction to building systems and materials. Students will begin compiling artifacts for inclusion in their portfolios, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study.

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9th

(Not recommended for seniors due to pathway and concentrator articulation)

 

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6162 Residential & Commercial Construction I

 

Course Description: Residential & Commercial Construction I is the second course in the Residential & Commercial Construction program of study intended to prepare students for careers in construction by developing an understanding of the different phases of a construction project from start to finish. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in the earlier phases of building construction, including site layout, foundation systems, concrete, framing systems, and electrical systems. Students will be able to perform concrete work; frame walls, ceilings, and floors of a structure; and install proper wiring while safely employing tools and interpreting construction drawings

to complete projects. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating proper measurement and application of mathematical concepts. Standards in this course also include principles of the construction industry and business and project management. Students will continue compiling artifacts for inclusion in their portfolios, which they will carry with them throughout the full sequence of courses in this program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee State Standards in Mathematics, Tennessee Physical Science Standards, and the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Curriculum.

 

Recommended Prerequisites:  Fundamentals ofConstruction

 

Recommended Grade Level(s): 10th, 11th, 12th 

 

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 6163 Residential & Commercial Construction II 

 

Course Description:  Carpentry IIis a course in which students will extend their skills and knowledge related to residential and commercial carpentry. Topics covered include stairs, installation and trim of windows and doors, installation and repair of gypsum wallboard, advanced site layout, exterior finish work, thermal and moisture protection, and an introduction to welding. This course gives students a substantial skill and knowledge foundation typically required for apprentice carpenters.

Recommended Prerequisites: Construction Core,Carpentry I, Algebra I or

Technical Algebra, Geometry, or Technical Geometry, Principles of Technology I

or Physical Science

Recommended Grade Level(s): 11th and 12th

 

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COSMETOLOGY

 

5983 Principals of Cosmetology

 

Course Descriptions:  Principles of Cosmetology is the first level of cosmetology, and it prepares students with work-related skills for advancement into the Design Principles of Cosmetology course.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire basic fundamental skills in both theory and practical applications of leadership and interpersonal skill development.  Content stresses safety, environmental issues, and protection of the public and designers as integrated with principles of hair design, nail structure, and cosmetic procedures.  Laboratory facilities and experiences simulate those found in the cosmetology industry.

 

Recommended Grade Levels:  10th and 11th

 

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5986 Design Principles of Cosmetology

Course Description:  Design Principles of Cosmetology is the second level of cosmetology and prepares students for work-related skills and advancement into the Chemistry of Cosmetology course.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in both theory and practical application.  Advanced knowledge and skills in hair design, nail artistry, and cosmetic applications will be enhanced in a laboratory setting, which duplicates cosmetology industry standards.  Upon completion and acquisition of 600 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology manicuring examination for a Tennessee Manicure License.

 

Recommended Prerequisites:  Principles of Cosmetology

Recommended Grade Levels11th and 12th

 

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5984 Chemistry of Cosmetology

 

Course Description:  Chemistry of Cosmetology is the advanced level of cosmetology and it prepares students to perform work-related services using chemicals in the cosmetology industry.  Content provides students the opportunity to acquire foundation skills in both theory and practical applications.  Laboratory facilities and experiences will be used to simulate cosmetology work experiences.  Upon completion and acquisition of 1500 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology examination for a Tennessee Cosmetology License.  Upon completion and acquisition of 600 hours, students are eligible to take the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology Manicuring examination for a Tennessee Manicuring License.

 

Recommended PrerequisitesPrinciples of Cosmetology and Design Principles of Cosmetology 

Recommended Grade Levels: 12th

 

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EDUCATION & TRAINING

 

6123 Fundamentals of Education

Course Description: Fundamentals of Education is a foundational course in the Education and Training career cluster for students interested in learning more about becoming a school counselor, teacher, librarian, or speech-language pathologist. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will gain knowledge in the history of education in the United States, careers in education, and the influence of human development on learning. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue throughout the full sequence of courses.

 

Recommended PrerequisitesNone

Recommended Grade Levels: 9th

 

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6010 Teaching As Profession I

Course Description:  Teaching as a Profession I (TAP I) is an applied-knowledge course for students interested in learning more about becoming a school counselor, teacher, librarian, or speech-language pathologist. This course covers the components of instruction, teaching strategies, types of assessments, student learning, special populations, and educational technology. Students in this course will conduct observations of educators at work and create artifacts for a course portfolio. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects and Tennessee Psychology, Sociology, and Scientific Research standards, and the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Second Edition.

 

Recommended PrerequisitesNone

Recommended Grade Levels: 10th

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6125 Teaching As Profession II

Course Description:  Teaching as a Profession II (TAP II) is an applied knowledge course for students interested in learning more about becoming a teacher, school counselor, librarian, or speech-language pathologist. This course covers classroom management, concepts of higher order thinking, differentiating instruction, and  strategies of effective classroom planning. Students in this course will demonstrate their skills in laboratory settings while building a course portfolio of work. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects and Tennessee Psychology, Scientific Research, and Sociology standards, and National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Second Edition.

 

Recommended PrerequisitesTeaching As Profession I

Recommended Grade Levels: 10th

 

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Human Services

6137 Introduction to Human Studies

Course Description:  Introduction to Human Studies is a foundational course for students interested in becoming a public advocate, social worker, dietician, nutritionist, counselor, or community volunteer. This course covers the human needs, overview of social services, career investigation, mental health, and communication.

Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue to build throughout the program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language & Literacy in Technical Subjects, as well as the Tennessee Psychology and Sociology standards, and the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, SecondEdition.

 

Recommended Prerequisites:  None

 

Recommended Grade Level:  9th, 10th

 

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6013 Lifespan Development 

Course Description:  Lifespan Development builds basic knowledge in human growth and development. The course standards include developmental theory, principles of growth, behavior of children from conception through adolescence, adult development and aging, and death and dying. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue to build throughout the program of study. Standards in the course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, as well as Tennessee Biology I, Psychology, and Sociology standards, and National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Second Edition.

Recommend Prerequisites:  None

Recommended Grade Level: 10th

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6136 Family Studies

Course Description: Family Studies is an applied knowledge course that examines the diversity and evolving structure of the modern family. Course standards focus on the demographic, historical, and social changes of interpersonal relationships, as well as parenting, and the effect of stressors on the family. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue to build throughout the program of study. Standards in the course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, as well as Tennessee Psychology, Scientific Research, Sociology, and US History standards and the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Second Edition.

Recommended Prerequisites:  None

Recommended Grade Level:  11th

 

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6005 Nutrition Across the Lifespan

Course Description: Nutrition Across the Life Span is for students interested in learning more about becoming a dietitian, nutritionist, counselor, or pursing a variety of scientific, health, or culinary arts professions. This course covers human anatomy and physiological systems, nutrition requirements, as well as social, cultural, and  other impacts on food preparation and integrity. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue to build throughout the program of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee Biology I, Chemistry I, Human Anatomy & Physiology (A&P), Scientific Research, and World Geography standards, and the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Second Edition.

Recommend Prerequisites:  Introduction to Human Services (6137)

Recommended Grade Level: 10th

 

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6007 Nutrition Science & Diet Therapy

Course Description:  Nutrition Science and Diet Therapy is an applied knowledge course in nutrition for students interested in the role of nutrition in health and disease. The course covers the development of a nutrition care plan as part of the overall health care process. Methods for analyzing the nutritional health of a community are explored. Finally, the relationship of diet and nutrition to specific diseases will be researched, including the role of diet as a contributor to disease and its role in the prevention and treatment of disease. Artifacts will be created for inclusion in a portfolio, which will continue to build throughout the program of study. Standards in this course are aligned to Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and Tennessee Biology I, Chemistry I, Human Anatomy & Physiology (A&P), and Scientific Research standards, as well as the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Second Edition.

 

Recommended Prerequisite(s):  Nutrition Across the Lifespan (6005)

Recommended Grade Level(s): 11th

 

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HEALTH SCIENCE  

 

5598 Health Science Education

Course Description:  Health Science Education is an introductory course designed to prepare students to pursue careers in the fields of biotechnology research, therapeutics, health informatics, diagnostics, and support services. Upon completion of this course, a student proficient in Health Science Education will be able to identify careers in these fields, compare and contrast the features of healthcare systems, explain the legal and ethical ramifications of the healthcare setting, and begin to perform foundational healthcare skills. This course will serve as a strong foundation for all of the Health Science programs of study. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects.

Recommended Prerequisite(s): None

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9th

 

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5994 Diagnostic Medicine

 

Course Description: Diagnostic Medicine creates a picture of an individual’s health status at a single point in time.  This could include following careers and career areas: audiologist, cardiology, imaging, medical laboratory, radiography, nuclear medicine, sterotactic radiosurgery, cytotechnology, clinical laboratory technician, pathologists, medical physician, histotechnologist.

Recommended Prerequisite(s): Health Science Education (5998)

Recommended Grade Level(s): 10th -12th

 

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5999 Medical Therapeutics

Course Description: Medical Therapeutics is an applied course designed to prepare students to pursue careers in therapeutic services. Upon completion of this course, a proficient student will be able to identify careers in therapeutics services; assess, monitor, evaluate, and report patient/client health status; and identify the purpose and components of treatments. The student will incorporate communication, goal setting, and information collection skills to be successful in the workplace. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Partnership for 21st Century Skills Framework for 21st Century Learning, as well as Tennessee Anatomy and Physiology standards.

Recommended Prerequisite:  Health Science Education (5998)

Recommended Grade Level(s):  10th, 11th, 12th

 

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5993 Clinical Internship

Course Description:  Students may choose to complete a clinical internship after completing Medical Therapeutics, Diagnostic Medicine, Health Informatics, Support Services, Rehabilitative Therapies, Nursing Education, Biomedical Applications or Emergency Medical Services.  The internships should be completed in a hospital, nursing home, rehab center, medical office, or other health care related facility.

Recommended Grade Level(s): 11th or 12th Grade Only

 

Prerequisite:  Placement in this class is by application only.  Some clinical sites require a drug screening in order to participate; therefore, a drug screening may be required.  A 90% attendance rate is required in order to receive credit in this class.  Students must have completed one of the listed classes prior to being enrolled in this class:  Medical Therapeutics, Diagnostic Medicine or Emergency Medical Services.  The internships are designed to be completed in a hospital, nursing home, rehab center, medical office or other health care facility.

 

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5991 Anatomy and Physiology

Course Description:  Anatomy and Physiology is a course in which students will examine human anatomy and physical functions.  They will analyze descriptive results of abnormal physiology and evaluate clinical consequences. A workable knowledge of medical terminology will be demonstrated. This course may be offered for one unit of science credit if the teacher is endorsed in science or for one unit of career and technical education credit.

Recommended Prerequisite(s): Health Science Education (5998)

Recommended Grade Level(s):  11th, 12th

 

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Law Enforcement Services

 

6155 Principles of Law, Corrections, and Law Security

Course Description:  Principles of Law, Corrections, and Security is an introductory course designed to prepare students to pursue careers in the fields of law enforcement, legal services, corrections, and security. Upon completion of this course, a proficient student will be able to identify careers in these fields, summarize the laws that govern the application of justice, and draw key connections between the history of the  criminal justice system and the modern legal system. In addition, students will model the professional, moral, and ethical standards required of professionals in the fields of law, legal services, corrections, and security. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects.

 

Recommended Prerequisites:  None

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9th

 

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5987 Criminal Justice I

Course Description:  Criminal Justice I is the second course in Law Enforcement Services and the Legal and Correctional Services programs of study. It serves as a comprehensive survey of how the law enforcement, legal, and correctional systems interact with each other in the United States. Current issues will be researched in the context of local, state, and federal laws. Investigative skills will be developed in the areas of drug use, incident documentation and basic crime scene investigation. Additionally, upon completion of the course, students will understand the importance of communications and professionalism in law enforcement. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects.

Recommended Prerequisites: Principles of Law, Corrections and Security (6155)

Recommended Grade Level(s):  10th, 11th  

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5988 Criminal Justice II

Course Description: Criminal Justice II is an integrated survey of the law and justice systems for students interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement and legal services. From initial crisis scenario management to arrest, transport, trial, and corrections, procedures and laws governing the application of justice in the United States are examined in detail, with special emphasis on the best practices and professional traits required of law enforcement and legal professionals. This course prepares students for advanced work in crime scene analysis and forensic science, and offers strong knowledge and skill preparation for postsecondary or career opportunities in associated fields. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects.

 

Recommended Credits: 1

Recommended  Prerequisites:  Criminal Justice I(5987)

Recommended Grade Level(s):  11th , 12th

 

 

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MARKETING                     

5905 Introduction to Business/Marketing

Course Description: Introduction to Business/Marketing is a core course in which students are introduced to all aspects of business: the domestic and international economies, financial principles, management strategies, administrative and information systems, ethics, and organizational and professional leadership. Students will analyze the elements of the business environment and focus on attitudinal and problem-solving skills inherent to success.

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9th

 

5931 Marketing & Mgmt I

Course Description: Marketing and Management I: Principles focuses on the study of marketing concepts and their practical applications. Students will examine the risks and challenges that marketers face to establish a competitive edge in the sale of products and services. Topics covered include foundational marketing functions such as promotion, distribution, and selling, as well as coverage of economics fundamentals, international marketing, and career development. Standards in this course are aligned with Tennessee Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Technical Subjects, Tennessee Common Core State Standards in Mathematics, and Tennessee state standards in Economics.

 

Recommended Pre-requisite: None

Recommended Grade Levels:  10th, 11th, 12th

 

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5934 Entrepreneurship

 

Course Description: Entrepreneurship is an applied knowledge course that begins with the discovery process of generating new business ideas. Students research local, national, and international social and economic trends and analyze the feasibility of their own proposed businesses, both from a market demand and revenue-producing standpoint. Based on their entrepreneurial endeavors, students will prepare, write, and revise a business plan. In preparation for the business plan, students will conduct market research, study ownership structures, evaluate risks, examine startup costs, determine essential vendors, and identify sources of capital and financing options. Students will also draft, refine, and rehearse entrepreneurship pitches developed from their business plans to present during course.

 

Recommended Pre-requisite: Marketing & Management 5931

Recommended Grade Levels:  11th, 12th

 

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WELDING          

           

5922 Principals of Manufacturing

Course Description: Principles of Manufacturing is designed to provide students with exposure to various occupations and pathways in the Advanced Manufacturing career cluster, such as Machining Technology, Electromechanical Technology, Mechatronics, and Welding. Throughout the course, they will develop an understanding of the general steps involved in the manufacturing process and master the essential skills to be an effective team member in a manufacturing production setting. Course content covers basic quality principles and processes, blueprints and schematics, and systems. In addition, proficient students will advance from this course with a nuanced understanding of how manufacturing combines design and engineering, materials science, process technology, and quality.

Recommended Grade Level(s):  9 -10

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6078 Welding I

Course Description: Welding I is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to effectively perform cutting and welding applications used in the advanced manufacturing industry. Students enrolled in this course will develop proficiency in fundamental safety practices in welding, interpreting drawings, creating computer aided drawings, identifying and using joint designs, efficiently laying out parts for fabrication, basic shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), mechanical and thermal properties of metals, and quality control.

Recommended Grade Level(s):  10th or 11th

 

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6033 Welding II

Course Descriptions:  Welding II is designed to provide students with opportunities to effectively perform cutting and welding applications of increasingly complexity used in the advanced manufacturing industry. Proficient students in this course will build on the knowledge and skills of the Welding I course and apply them in novel environments, while learning additional welding techniques not covered in previous courses. Specifically, students will be proficient in (1) fundamental safety practices in welding, (2) gas metal arc welding (GMAW), (3) flux cored arc welding (FCAW), (4) gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and (5) quality control methods. 

Recommended Grade Level(s):  11th or 12th

 

STEM

 

5924 Principles of Engineering & Technology

 

Principles of Engineering and Technology is a foundational course in the STEM cluster for students interested in learning more about careers in engineering and technology. This course covers basic skills required for engineering and technology fields of study.

 

Recommended Pre-requisite: None

Recommended Grade Levels:  9

 

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5925 Digital Electronics

 

Course Description: Digital Electronics is intended to provide students with an introduction to the basic components of digital electronic systems and equip them with the ability to use these components to design more complex digital systems. Proficient students will be able to (1) describe basic functions of digital components (including gates, flip flops, counters, and other devices upon which larger systems are designed), (2) use these devices as building blocks to design larger, more complex circuits, (3) implement these circuits using programmable devices, and (4) effectively communicate designs and systems. Students develop additional skill in technical documentation when operating and troubleshooting circuits. Upon completion of the Digital Electronics course, proficient students will be able to design a complex digital system and communicate their designs through a variety of media.

 

Recommended Pre-requisite: Algebra I

Recommended Grade Levels:  10

 

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6143 Robotics & Automated Systems

Course Description: Robotics & Automated Systems is an applied course for students who wish to explore how robots and automated systems are used in industry. Building on the content and critical thinking frameworks of Principles of Engineering and Digital Electronics, this course asks students to follow the engineering design process and apply basic programming skills to complete assignments and projects. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will have an understanding of the historical and current uses of robots and automated systems; programmable circuits, interfacing both inputs and outputs; ethical standards for engineering and technology professions; and testing and maintenance of robots and automated systems. Note: Standards in this course are presented sequentially for students’ learning progression; however, instructors may tailor the order of course standards to their specifications. Students are expected to use engineering notebooks to document procedures, design ideas, and other notes for all projects throughout the course.

 

Recommended Pre-requisite: Digital Electronics (5925); Algebra I (3102); Geometry (3108); Physical Science (3202); and Chemistry (3221) or Physics (3231)

Recommended Grade Levels:  11

 

 

Grundy County High School

Career Plan of Study

 

Program of Study: _______________________

 

 

 

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

English I

English II or Honors

English III or Honors

English IV

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Bridgestone Math, Trig/Adv Alg or other upper level math

Physical Science

Biology I

Chemistry or Physics

US Government ½

 

World History or World Geography

Phy. Education ½

U.S. History

Econonics ½  or Marketing

Computer Apps

Fine Art

 

Personal Finance

Wellness

 

Foreign Language I

Foreign Language 2

Cluster:

Cluster:

Cluster:

Cluster:

Elective:

Elective:

Elective:

Elective:

 

 

 

Learning Support Websites:

 

tntel.tnsos.org                                                          testprepreview.com

khanacademy.org                                             act.org/compass/sample

chompchomp.com                                    testpreppractice.net/compass

mycompasstest.com                      faculty.ung.edu/mrhorton/lsenglish

compasstestquestions.com/COMPASSpracticetest.pdf                        

Career Technical Student Organizations

(CTSO)

 

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA): is the organization for students preparing for careers in business.  Any student in grades 9 through 12 can join.  Local, state, and national competition is held each year.  Some of the event categories in which members can compete include:  web page design, parliamentary procedure, public speaking, job interviews, keyboarding, desktop publishing, and others.

Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA): seeks to promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer science education.  Focus is on the multiple roles of family members including the wage earner and community leader. Members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and vocational preparation.

Future Farmers of America (FFA): seeks to accomplish many goals and strategies including developing competent and assertive agricultural leadership as well as interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, human relations and social interaction, strengthening the confidence of agricultural students in themselves and their work, and promoting healthy lifestyles. The FFA motto gives members twelve short words to live by as they experience the opportunities in the organization. Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA): is the organization for students preparing for careers in health care.  Members may compete in various events at the regional and state levels.  Events include Parliamentary Procedure, First Aid/Rescue Breathing, Personal Care, Interview Skills, Speaking Skills, Care Plan, Career Health Display, etc.

Skills USA: is an organization for trade and industry vocational class students who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations including Automotive Technology, Drafting, Cosmetology, Welding, and Carpentry courses.

 

 

 

 


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