Graduation Requirements

Choose one focus:

  • AP/Dual Enrollment - Any AP or Dual Enrollment classes
  • Fine Arts - Courses such as band, vocal music, music history and visual art above graduation requirements.
  • Humanities – Any combination of English, Social Studies, Literature and Foreign Language courses above graduation requirements (Possible classes could be: Bible, Psychology, Contemporary Issues, Creative Writing, Journalism, Spanish III)
  • Math & Science – Any higher level math or science above graduation requirements
  • CTE - Choose a Program of study from the list below

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

Program of Study

9TH

10TH

11TH

12TH

Plant Systems-Turf Grass/Nursery

Students study plants and their growth. This helps producers of food, feed and fiber crops continue to feed a growing population while conserving natural resources and maintaining the environment. Jobs: Landscaping & Grounds keeping workers, Pest Control Workers, Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, Tree Trimmers & Pruners, Supervisors or Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Grounds-keeping Workers. .  (NOT AVAILABLE TO INCOMING 9TH 2013-14 YR)

Agri-science or Principles of Ag

Landscaping & Turf Mgmt

Greenhouse Mgmt

Plant Bio-Technology

Power, Structures and Technical Systems

Students will learn to apply knowledge of engineering, hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics, power, structures, and controls to the field of agriculture. They design agricultural structures as well as machinery and equipment. They develop ways to conserve soil and water and to improve the processing of agricultural products. Jobs:  Agricultural Equipment Operators, Agriculture Sales Rep, Agriculture Teacher, Farm Eqpt Mechanics, & Welders

Agri-science or Principles of Ag

Agricultural Mech & Maint

Agricultural Power & Eqpt

Principles

Ag Eng

Environmental and Natural Resource Systems
Students will study how to perform a variety of tasks from helping to develop, maintain, and manage the forest and natural environment to catching and trapping various types of marine life for human consumption, animal feed, bait and other uses. Forest and rangelands supply wood products, livestock forage, minerals and water; serve as sites for recreational activities; and provide habitats for wildlife. Conservation scientists and foresters manage, develop, use and help protect these and other natural resources. People who work in the Environmental Service Systems program of study are involved in water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal and public health issues. Environmental engineers and technicians conduct hazardous-waste management studies, evaluate the significance of the hazard, offer analysis on treatment and containment, and develop regulations to prevent mishaps. They design municipal sewage and industrial wastewater systems. They analyze scientific data, research environmental projects and perform quality control checks. (NOT AVAILABLE TO INCOMING 9TH 2013-14 YR)

Agri-science or

Principles of Ag

Forestry Mgmt

Wildlife Mgmt

Plant & Soil Science

Agriculture Education Systems

Students will prepare for careers as high school agricultural education teachers/FFA advisors, agricultural extension agents, and other related fields. Agriculture teachers are in great demand throughout the state and nation. Agriculture teachers and extension agents help students learn, grow and develop, preparing them to enter the agricultural industry and become productive members of society. This program of study develops leadership skills and a variety of agricultural skills needed for entry level employment or post-secondary training in the area of agriculture, food and natural resources. Jobs: Agriculture Teacher

Agri-science or

 Principles of Ag

Advanced Principles of Agriculture

Leadership Comm

Livestock OR Greenhouse

OR Ag Mechanics OR  Wildlife

Animals Systems - Pre -Veterinary

Students will develop care giving skills for small and large animals. These skills help prepare a student to became an animal care work, enter a vet-tech, or pre-veterinary program at the post-secondary level. Animal care workers train, feed, water, groom, bathe and exercise animals. They also clean, disinfect and repair their cages. Jobs: Veterinarian, Veterinarian Assistants, Animal Trainers

Agri-science or Principles of Ag

Small Animal Care

Horse Science

Principles of Veterinary Science

Business Management and Administration

Program of Study

9th

10th

11th

12th

Communications Development

Employees in the Communications Development program of study manage products and services; conduct research; promote, sell and maintain products and services; and handle communications both inside and outside the organization. Jobs: Advertising and Promotions Managers, Customer Service Representatives Legal Secretaries, & Marketing Managers.

Computer Applications

eBusiness Communication

Administrative Management

Interactive Multimedia Presentation

Administration and Information Support

Employees in the Administration and Information Support program of study use technology to perform and coordinate the administrative activities of an office and to ensure that information is collected and disseminated to staff and clients. Jobs: Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Office Clerks, General Receptionists and Information Clerks, Secretaries

Computer Applications

Layout Design (1/2 cr)

Database Design/Mgmt (1/2 cr)

eBusiness Communication

Administrative Management

Human Resources

Employees working in the Human Resources program of study recruit, interview and hire the most qualified employees and match them to the positions for which they are best suited. Jobs: Human Resource Assistants, Employment Recruitment

Computer Applications

eBusiness Communications

 Interactive Multimedia Presentation

Integrated Input Technology

Health Science

Program of Study

9th

10th

11th

12th

Therapeutic Emergency Services

When you are involved in an accident, have a natural or man-made disaster or are severely ill, what health care professional do you expect to provide your care? The careers of Emergency Medical Services fill this need. These careers range from First Responders in many communities to Registered Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, and Physicians. Therapeutic Emergency Services program of study will give students the tools to enter this fast paced and unique area of health care.

Health Science Education

Medical Therapeutics

Anatomy & Physiology

Emergency Medical Services

Therapeutic Services

When you were a young child did you dream of becoming a doctor, nurse, dentist or pharmacist then you need to take a look at the careers in the Therapeutic Services program of study. These careers are focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this program of study work directly with patients; they may provide care, treatment, counseling and health education information.

Health Science Education

Medical Therapeutics

Anatomy & Physiology

Clinicals

Marketing, Sales and Services

Program of Study

9th

10th

11th

12th

Merchandising

Employees in merchandising perform a variety of activities to promote and sell products. They coordinate production and marketing activities and develop advertising, display, and sales strategies in order to transfer goods to the end user. Jobs: Cashiers, Counter and Rental Clerks, Demonstrators and Product Promoters, Parts Salespersons, Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, Telemarketers

Exploration In Marketing

Marketing I

Marketing II

Retail Operations

Marketing Communications

Marketing communications and promotion employees plan, coordinate and implement marketing strategies, advertising, promotion and public relations activities. Because of the importance and high visibility of their jobs, these individuals often are prime candidates for advancement. Jobs: Desktop Publishers

Exploration In Marketing

Marketing I

Marketing II

Advertising & Public Relations

Human Services

Program of Study

9th

10th

11th

12th

Counseling & Mental Health Services

People working in counseling and mental health services assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems. Mental health care may be provided in hospitals, clinics, schools or private settings. Jobs: Marriage and Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child & Lifespan Development

Family & Parenting

Life Connections

Family & Community Services

Employees with careers in family and community services assist individuals such as the homeless, housebound, and infirm cope with circumstances of daily living; counsel troubled individuals and individuals with emotional difficulties; train or retrain the unemployed or underemployed; care for the elderly and the physically and mentally disabled; help the needy obtain financial assistance; and solicit contributions for various social services organizations.

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child & Lifespan Development

Nutrition and Foods

Life Connections

Education and Training

Program of Study

9th

10th

11th

12th

Teacher Training Services

In addition to being knowledgeable in their subject, teachers and trainers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, and motivate learners, as well as understand their educational and emotional needs. Teachers must be able to recognize and respond to individual differences in diverse learners, and employ different teaching/training methods that will result in higher learner achievement. Jobs: Elementary School Teachers, Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary Secondary School Teachers

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child & Lifespan Development

Life Connections

Teaching as a Profession (TAP)

Architecture and Construction

Program of Study

9th

10th

11th

12th

Carpentry

Students will learn basic skills and knowledge related to residential and commercial carpentry. Topics covered include wood, metal, and concrete building materials; fasteners; hand and power tools; fabrication based on construction plans; and framing of platform and post-and-beam structures, in both wood and metal. This course gives students an introduction to the skill and knowledge base typically required for apprentice carpenters. Jobs: Carpenters

CMS

Construction Core

Carpentry I

Carpentry II

Electrical
Students will learn basic skills and knowledge related to residential and commercial electrical systems. Course content includes leadership development, safe practices, Ohm's law, installing conduit, conductors, residential and commercial electrical systems and services according to National Electrical code (NEC) and local codes. This course gives students an introduction to the skill and knowledge base typically required for apprentice electricians.
CMS Construction Core  Electrical I
 Electrical II
Masonry
Students will learn basics skills and knowledge related to masonry and concrete construction in residential and commercial structures. Topics covered include safe practices, interpretation of construction drawings, basic laying techniques, masonry reinforcement, arch construction, and accommodations for weather. This course gives students an introduction to the skill and knowledge base typically required for apprentice masons.
CMS Construction Core   
Masonry I
or
Concrete I
 
Masonry II
or
Concrete II