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ADVANCED ANIMAL SCIENCE A ADANSA
This course prepares students to attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry standards. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. This course examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the application of scientific technological aspects of animal science through field and laboratory experiences.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Biology AND Chemistry or IPC plus Algebra I AND Geometry plus Small Animal Management or Equine Science or Livestock Production
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ADANSB - ADVANCED ANIMAL SCIENCE B
ADVANCED ANIMAL SCIENCE B ADANSB
Same as Course Advanced Animal Science A, continued.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ADANSA - ADVANCED ANIMAL SCIENCE A
AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND METAL TECHNOLOGIES A AGMMTA
This laboratory-based course develops proficiency in many welding skills. Students will be expected to use the cutting torch and MIG Welders to weld in several positions. The course develops an understanding of tool operation, electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, and metal working techniques. Students will be in a shop setting working with wood (carpentry) and metal skills. Student can earn their Certified Welder certification by taking the exam offered at Sam Houston State University.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30 Dues; Lab Fee- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AGMMTB - AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND METAL TECHNOLOGIES B
AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND METAL TECHNOLOGIES B AGMMTB
Same as Course AGMMTA, continued.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30 Dues; Lab Fee- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AGMMTA - AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND METAL TECHNOLOGIES A
AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES DESIGN & FABRICATION A ASDF1A
This laboratory-based course introduces and develops principles of electricity, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), working with concrete, water-management systems, masonry, drywall, and roofing materials.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30; Lab Fees- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ASDF1B - AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES DESIGN & FABRICATION B
AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES DESIGN & FABRICATION B ASDF1B
Same couse as ASDF1A.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30; Lab Fees- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ASDF1A - AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES DESIGN & FABRICATION A
EQUINE SCIENCE EQISCI
This course enhances academic knowledge and skills, acquire knowledge and skills related to animal systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. Suggested animals which may be included in the course of study include, but are not limited to, horses, donkeys, and mules. This course covers selection, nutrition, management, and internal systems of horses.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
FLORAL DESIGN 1A FLDE1A
This course develops students' abilities to identify and demonstrate the principles and techniques related to floral design as well as develop an understanding of the management of floral enterprises. Through the analysis of artistic floral styles and historical periods, students will develop respect for the traditions and contributions of diverse cultures. Students will respond to and analyze floral designs, thus contributing to the development of lifelong skills of making informed judgments and evaluations. To prepare for careers in floral design, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to horticultural systems, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectation.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take FLDE1B - FLORAL DESIGN 1B
FLORAL DESIGN 1B FLDE1B
Continuation of FLORAL DESIGN 1A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take FLDE1A - FLORAL DESIGN 1A
LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IA LIPR1A
This course introduces the common veterinary skills and procedures used on livestock, anatomy of livestock, genetics and reproduction, and diseases that can affect all livestock animals. This course is recommended for those that have an interest in the Veterinary Science field. This class introduces the basic car and equipment for livestock animals. Examples of livestock animals include: cattle, swine, sheep, and goats.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take LIPR1B - LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IB
LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IB LIPR1B
Same course as #LIPR1A.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take LIPR1A - LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IA
PRACTICUM IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL RESOURCES A PRAGFA
This laboratory-based course is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30. Student must provide their own transportation to and from job sites.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: EQISCI - EQUINE SCIENCE or AGMMTB - AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS AND METAL TECHNOLOGIES B or PRSTAG - PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN AGRIBUSINESS or SMANMA - SMALL ANIMAL MANAGEMENT or LIPR1B - LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION IB
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAGFB - PRACTICUM IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL RESOURCES B
PRACTICUM IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL RESOURCES B PRAGFB
Same course as #PRAGFA.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30. Student must provide their own transportation to and from job sites.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAGFA - PRACTICUM IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD, AND NATURAL RESOURCES A
PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES A PRINAA
This course enhances the agricultural comprehension of young adults. It includes agricultural career development, leadership, communications, and personal finances. This course also includes the overview of soil and plants, animals, and agricultural construction.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRINAB - PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES B
PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES B PRINAB
Same course as #PRINAA
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRINAA - PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES A
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS IN AGRIBUSINESS PRSTAG
This course prepares students to attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to leadership development and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding agricultural career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply and transfer their knowledge and skills in a variety of settings. This course primarily focuses on leadership, communication, employer-employee relations, and problem solving as they relate to agribusiness. This course will prepare students for a job/career after graduating from high school.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: PRINAB - PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES B
SMALL ANIMAL MANAGEMENT SMANMA
This course is recommended for those that have an interest in the Veterinary Science field. Small animals may include mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, dogs, and cats.
COURSE NOTE: FFA Dues- $30
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
VETERINARY MEDICAL APPLICATION A VETMEA
This course prepares students for careers in the field of animal science, students need to attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to animal systems and the workplace, and develop knowledge and skill regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skill and technologies in a variety of settings. Topics covered in the course include, but are not limited to, veterinary practices as they relate to both large and small animal species, Students will earn their Veterinary Assistant Certification after completing the course and 1 yr practicum.
COURSE NOTE: Students will also need 2 animal science classes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: EQISCI - EQUINE SCIENCE or SMANMA - SMALL ANIMAL MANAGEMENT
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take VETMEB - VETERINARY MEDICAL APPLICATION B
VETERINARY MEDICAL APPLICATION B VETMEB
Continuation of VETMEA.
COURSE NOTE: BHS ONLY. Students will also need 2 animal science classes.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: EQISCI - EQUINE SCIENCE or SMANMA - SMALL ANIMAL MANAGEMENT
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take VETMEA - VETERINARY MEDICAL APPLICATION A
Arts, Audio-Video Tech. & Communications
AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IA AVPRIA
Careers in audio and video technology and film production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Within this context, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production activities. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio format or an advanced format, including both audio and video.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of AV, Tech, and Communications
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AVPRIB - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IB
AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IB AVPRIB
Same course as #AVPR1A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AVPRIA - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IA
AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II A AVPR2A
Careers in audio and video technology and film production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Within this context, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career sequence, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production activities. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio format or an advanced format, including both audio and video.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: AVPRIB - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IB
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AVPR2B - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II B
AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II B AVPR2B
Same course as #AVPR2A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: AVPRIB - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IB
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AVPR2A - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II A
AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II WITH LAB A AVPRLA
Careers in audio and video technology and film production span all aspects of the audio/video communications industry. Within this context, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career sequence, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and post-production activities. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio format or an advanced format, including both audio and video.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: AVPRIB - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION IB
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AVPRLB - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II WITH LAB B
AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II WITH LAB B AVPRLB
Continuation of AVPRLA.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AVPRLA - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II WITH LAB A
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I A GRDESA
Careers in graphic design and illustration span all aspects of the advertising and visual communication industries. Within this context, in addition to developing knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on fundamental elements and principles of visual art and design.
COURSE NOTE: This course content can not be changed or modified because of the certification involved.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of A/V, Tech, and Communications
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GRDESB - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I B
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I B GRDESB
Same course as #GRDESA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GRDESA - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I A
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II A GRDI2A
This laboratory-based course prepares students for all aspects of the advertising and visual communication industries with emphasis on traditional and electronic publishing and other visual media. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills. This course provides students the opportunity to professionally work with other students as a design team. This class will prepare students to identify numerous design careers, evaluate design for audience, meaning, effectiveness, and visual appeal, apply the elements and principles of design, learn to address and meet client needs, apply professional typographic concepts, and create attractive layouts which effectively communicate. Students will be fully expected to objectively evaluate their work by professional standards, produce answers to project prompts in a timely manner, and apply proper terminology used in the industry. Optional SkillsUSA participation.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: GRDESB - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GRDI2B - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II B
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II B GRDI2B
Same course as #GRDI2A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GRDI2A - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II A
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II WITH LAB A GRDILA
This laboratory-based course prepares students for all aspects of the advertising and visual communication industries with emphasis on traditional and electronic publishing and other visual media. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content knowledge and skills. This course provides students the opportunity to professionally work with other students as a design team. This class will prepare students to identify numerous design careers, evaluate design for audience, meaning, effectiveness, and visual appeal, apply the elements and principles of design, learn to address and meet client needs, apply professional typographic concepts, and create attractive layouts which effectively communicate. Students will be fully expected to objectively evaluate their work by professional standards, produce answers to project prompts in a timely manner, and apply proper terminology used in the industry. Optional SkillsUSA participation.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: GRDESB - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION I B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GRDILB - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II WITH LAB B
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II WITH LAB B GRDILB
Continuation of GRDILA.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take GRDILA - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II WITH LAB A
PRACTICUM IN AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION A PRAAVA
This class contains the production staff for TV including anchors, producers, editors, and camera operators; operation and use of television equipment; and fundamentals of television production and direction. Students will be exposed to a variety of production situations. Lab experience is directed toward producing news stories for broadcast media. Students will produce video packages for Campus TV broadcasts, the Student Television Network, the BISD Broadcast Network (BBN), iTunes, and various other video related contests. Emphasis will be on principles, history, techniques, and forms of broadcast communication. Additional time beyond regular school hours is required.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAAVB - PRACTICUM IN AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION B
PRACTICUM IN AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION B PRAAVB
Same course as #PRAAVA.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AVPR2B - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II B or AVPRLB - AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION II WITH LAB B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAAVA - PRACTICUM IN AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION A
PRACTICUM IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION A PRGRDA
This laboratory-based course prepares students for all aspects of the advertising and visual communication industries with emphasis on traditional and electronic publishing and other visual media. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on mastery of content and knowledge and skills. This course provides students the opportunity to professionally work with other students as a design team. This effectiveness, and visual appeal, applies the elements and principles of design, learns to address and meet client needs, applies professional typographic concepts, and creates attractive layouts which effectively communicate. Students will be fully expected to objectively evaluate their work by professional standards, produce answers to project prompts in a timely manner, and apply proper terminology used in the industry. Instruction will be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: GRDI2B - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II B or GRDILB - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II WITH LAB B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRGRDB - PRACTICUM IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION B
PRACTICUM IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION B PRGRDB
Same as course #PRGRDA.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: GRDI2B - GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION II B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRGRDA - PRACTICUM IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION A
PRINCIPLES OF AV TECH AND COMMUNICATIONS A PRIAVA
This course develops an understanding of the various and multifaceted career opportunities in audio/video technology and the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements for those opportunities. Students will be engaged by learning broad concepts, which are common to all professional imaging and multimedia careers. This is an introductory class which is concept and lab based. Emphasis will be applied to terminology, group exercises, and individual projects designed to reveal the intended use of the software and professional use.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRIAVB - PRINCIPLES OF AV TECH AND COMMUNICATIONS B
PRINCIPLES OF AV TECH AND COMMUNICATIONS B PRIAVB
Same course as #PRIAVA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRIAVA - PRINCIPLES OF AV TECH AND COMMUNICATIONS A
Business, Management & Administration
BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I A BSMA1A
This laboratory-based course implements personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make successful transition to the workforce and post secondary education. Students will apply technical skills through word-processing, spreadsheet, database, and electronic presentation software. Students will have the opportunity to earn their Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take BSMA1B - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I B
BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I B BSMA1B
Same course as #BSMA 1A
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take BSMA1A - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I A
BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II A BSMA2A
Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and post-secondary education. Students will apply complex technical skills through word-processing, spreadsheet, and developing electronic presentations using multimedia software.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: BSMA1B - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take BSMA2B - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II B
BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II B BSMA2B
Same couse as BSMA2A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: BSMA1B - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT I B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take BSMA2A - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II A
PRACTICUM IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT A PRABUA
This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce or post- secondary education. Students apply technical skill to address business applications of emerging technologies. Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social and ethical aspects of business. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students incorporate a broad base of knowledge that includes the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical and international dimensions of business to make appropriate business decisions.
COURSE NOTE: CHS Only
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: BSMA2B - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRABUB - PRACTICUM IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT B
PRACTICUM IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT B PRABUB
Same course as #PRSBUA.
COURSE NOTE: CHS Site Only
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: BSMA2A - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II A or BSMA2B - BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT II B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRABUA - PRACTICUM IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT A
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MARKETING AND FINANCE A PRBMFA
Students are introduced to knowledge and skills of economics and private enterprise a systems, impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRBMFB - PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MARKETING AND FINANCE B
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MARKETING AND FINANCE B PRBMFB
Same course as #PRBMFA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRBMFA - PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MARKETING AND FINANCE A
TOUCH SYSTEM DATA ENTRY TDS1
This laboratory-based course teaches technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills through use of proper keyboarding technique while developing speed and accuracy. Emphasis will be placed on using Microsoft Word to produce business documents such as letters, flyers, newsletters, tables, and reports.
COURSE NOTE: BHS Site Only
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
Education and Training
CHILD DEVELOPMENT B CHIDVB
Same course as #CHIDBA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CHIDVA - CHILD DEVELOPMENT A
COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH A COUNMA
This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career. Students explore the various mental illnesses and disorders, treatment options, and coping skills to deal with stress and crisis. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations, and the implications of their actions.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COUNMB - COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH B
COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH B COUNMB
Same course as #COUNMA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COUNMA - COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH A
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT A HUGRDA
Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a post-secondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Education and Training
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HUGRDB - HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT B
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT B HUGRDB
Same course as #HUGRDA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Principles of Education and Training
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HUGRDA - HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT A
INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING A INPREA
This laboratory-based course is a field-based internship that provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching practices. Students will work under the joint direction and supervision of a teacher who has expertise in the areas of child development and educational methodology and an exemplary educator who is working in an instruction role in an elementary/middle/high school setting. Students will learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, develop materials for educational environments, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of teachers. Student must provide his/her own transportation.
COURSE NOTE: Students will be expected to join the TAFE $20 Dues.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: HUGRDB - HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT B or CHIDVB - CHILD DEVELOPMENT B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INPREB - INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING B
INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING B INPREB
Same course as #INPREA.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: CHIDVB - CHILD DEVELOPMENT B or HUGRDB - HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INPREA - INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING A
PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING A PRAEDA
This laboratory-based course is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood education and exemplary educators in direct instructional roles with elementary-, middle school-, and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, make physical arrangements, and complete other responsibilities of classroom teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel.
COURSE NOTE: Student must provide his/her own transportation. Student will be expected to join the TAFE Association ($20 Dues).
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: INPREB - INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAEDB - PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING B
PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING B PRAEDB
Same course as #PRAEDA.
COURSE NOTE: Student must provide his/her own transportation. Student will be expected to join the TAFE Association ($20 Dues).
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAEDA - PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING A
PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING A PRIEDA
This course is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the education and training career cluster. Students use self-knowledge and educational and career information to analyze various careers within the education and training career cluster. Students will also gain an understanding of the basic knowledge and skills essential to careers within the education and training career cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student’s interest area.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRIEDB - PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING B
PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING B PRIEDB
Continued from Principles of Education and Training A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRIEDA - PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING A
Health Science
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY ANATP
Extends understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Students will explore physiological systems and associated pathologies. Higher order thinking is stressed through assessment and synthesis of the anatomical knowledge combined with exposure to clinical analysis. Principles of physiology will be applies to human health and well being.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: BIO - BIOLOGY or PAPBI - PRE-ADVANCED PLACEMENT BIOLOGY
HEALTH SCIENCE THEORY A HST1A
The Health Science course is designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will have hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development. The course may be taught by different methodologies such as clinical rotation and career preparation learning.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: MEDTEB - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HST1B - HEALTH SCIENCE THEORY B
HEALTH SCIENCE THEORY B HST1B
Same course as #HST1A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HST1A - HEALTH SCIENCE THEORY A
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY A MEDTEA
A course designed to develop a working knowledge of the language of medicine. Students acquire word-building skills by learning prefixes, suffixes, roots, and abbreviations. By relating terms to body systems, students identify proper use of words in a medical environment. Knowledge of medical terminology enhances the student’s ability to successfully secure employment or pursue advanced education in health care.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: PRIHSB - PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH SCIENCE B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take MEDTEB - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY B
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY B MEDTEB
Same course as #MEDTEA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take MEDTEA - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY A
PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE CCMA A PRAHSA
The Practicum is designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.
COURSE NOTE: Course Fee- $325
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: HST1B - HEALTH SCIENCE THEORY B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAHSB - PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE CCMA B
PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE CCMA B PRAHSB
Same course as #PRAHA.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAHSA - PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE CCMA A
PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE EMT A PRAEMA
The Hill College EMS Professions prepare students to care for people in the pre-hospital setting as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic or an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. EMTs and paramedics provide life support to patients and emergency medical care with an ambulance service or specialized service. They may work in an emergency department or a fire department, but most importantly, the certification is aimed at providing care in the pre-hospital field.
COURSE NOTE: Student will pay a fee of 325.00. This is a dual credit class. Students will grduate with 6 hours technical credit from Hill College.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: HST1B - HEALTH SCIENCE THEORY B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAEMB - PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE EMT B
PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE EMT B PRAEMB
The Hill College EMS Professions prepare students to care for people in the pre-hospital setting as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic or an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic. EMTs and paramedics provide life support to patients and emergency medical care with an ambulance service or specialized service. They may work in an emergency department or a fire department, but most importantly, the certification is aimed at providing care in the pre-hospital field.
COURSE NOTE: Student will pay a fee of 325.00. This is a dual credit class. Students will grduate with 6 hours technical credit from Hill College.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAEMA - PRACTICUM IN HEALTH SCIENCE EMT A
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH SCIENCE A PRIHSA
The Principles of Health Science provides an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRIHSB - PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH SCIENCE B
PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH SCIENCE B PRIHSB
Same course as #PRINHSA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRIHSA - PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH SCIENCE A
Hospitality and Tourism
ADVANCED CULINARY ARTS A ADCULA
Advanced Culinary Arts will extend content and enhance skills introduced in Culinary Arts by in-depth instruction of industry-driven standards in order to prepare students for success in higher
education, certifications, and/or immediate employment.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: CHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CLAR1B - CULINARY ARTS 1B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ADCULB - ADVANCED CULINARY ARTS B
ADVANCED CULINARY ARTS B ADCULB
Same course as Advanced Culinary Arts A.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: CHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ADCULA - ADVANCED CULINARY ARTS A
CULINARY ARTS 1A CLAR1A
Culinary Arts begins with the fundamentals and principles of the art of cooking and the science of baking and includes management and production skills and technique.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CLAR1B - CULINARY ARTS 1B
CULINARY ARTS 1B CLAR1B
Same course as #CLAR1A.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CLAR1A - CULINARY ARTS 1A
FOOD SCIENCE A FODSCA
This course investigages food science by conducting laboratory and field investigations, using scientific methods during investigations, and making informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Food Science is the study of the nature of foods, the causes of deterioration, the principles underlying food processing, and the improvement of foods for the consuming public.
COURSE NOTE: SITE: BHS ONLY
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Three units of science including Biology and Chemistry. Recommended: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take FODSCB - FOOD SCIENCE B
FOOD SCIENCE B FODSCB
Same as Course #FOODSCIA, continued.
COURSE NOTE: SITE: BHS ONLY
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take FODSCA - FOOD SCIENCE A
PRINCIPLES OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM A PRHOSA
The hospitality and tourism industry encompasses lodging, travel and tourism; recreation, amusements, attraction, and resorts; and restaurants and food beverage service. The hospitality and tourism industry maintains the largest national employment base in the private sector. Students use knowledge and skills that meet industry standards to function effectively in various positions within this multifaceted industry. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRHOSB - PRINCIPLES OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM B
PRINCIPLES OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM B PRHOSB
Same course as #PRHOSA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRHOSA - PRINCIPLES OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM A
Human Services
CHILD DEVELOPMENT A CHIDVA
This course addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children. Students will become equipped with child development knowledge that can be used to promote the well-being and healthy development of children and to investigate careers related to the care and education of children.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CHIDVB - CHILD DEVELOPMENT B
CHILD DEVELOPMENT B CHIDVB
Same course as #CHIDBA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CHIDVA - CHILD DEVELOPMENT A
COSMETOLOGY I WITH LAB A COLA1A
This laboratory-based course provides job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, requirements, expectations, and development of workplace skills are included.
COURSE NOTE: Students must purchase their own kit and book package for class and lab use (approx. $350). Student must purchase a TDLR permit ($25).
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COLA1B - COSMETOLOGY I WITH LAB B
COSMETOLOGY I WITH LAB B COLA1B
This laboratory-based course provides job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the Texas Department of licensing and Regulation requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, requirements, expectations, and development of workplace skills are included.
COURSE NOTE: Students must purchase their own kit and book package for class and lab use (approx. $350). Student must purchase a TDLR permit ($25).
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COLA1A - COSMETOLOGY I WITH LAB A
COSMETOLOGY II WITH LAB A COLA2A
This laboratory-based course prepares students for their Cosmetologist Exam from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations. Students will also be able to work on outside clientele for hands-on training.
COURSE NOTE: Students will be responsible for purchasing all consumables or damaged items in their kit ($100).
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COLA2B - COSMETOLOGY II WITH LAB B
COSMETOLOGY II WITH LAB B COLA2B
This laboratory-based course prepares students for their Cosmetologist Exam from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations. Students will also be able to work on outside clientele for hands-on training.
COURSE NOTE: Students will be responsible for purchasing all consumables or damaged items in their kit ($100).
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COLA2A - COSMETOLOGY II WITH LAB A
COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH A COUNMA
This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career. Students explore the various mental illnesses and disorders, treatment options, and coping skills to deal with stress and crisis. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations, and the implications of their actions.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COUNMB - COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH B
COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH B COUNMB
Same course as #COUNMA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take COUNMA - COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH A
DOLLARS AND SENSE DOLLSE
This course focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, the money management process, decision-making sills, the impact of technology on financial management, preparation for careers, and personal finance.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT A HUGRDA
Human Growth and Development is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a post-secondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Education and Training
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HUGRDB - HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT B
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT B HUGRDB
Same course as #HUGRDA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Principles of Education and Training
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HUGRDA - HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT A
LIFETIME NUTRITION AND WELLNESS LNUTWE
This laboratory course allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality, human services, and health sciences. Laboratory experiences will focus on the integration of nutrition and wellness knowledge with basic food preparation and management skills.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Recommended Principles of Human Services
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SERVICES A PRNHUA
This course investigates careers in the human services career cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, and personal care services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRNHUB - PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SERVICES B
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SERVICES B PRNHUB
Same course as #PRNHUA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRNHUA - PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN SERVICES A
Information Technology
COMPUTER MAINTENANCE A CMPMNA
This laboratory-based course presents an in-depth exposure to computer hardware and operating systems. Students learn the functionality of hardware and software components as well as suggested best practices in maintenance and safety issues. Through hands on activities and labs, students learn how to assemble and configure a computer and peripherals, install operating systems and software, connect the computer to local area network and to the Internet, security issues, soft skills/customer service, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems. Students will learn the skills needed to pass the MTA: OS Fundamentals and CompTIA A+ certifications.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: PRITEB - PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CMPMNB - COMPUTER MAINTENANCE B
COMPUTER MAINTENANCE B CMPMNB
Same course as #CMPMNA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CMPMNA - COMPUTER MAINTENANCE A
NETWORKING A (CISCO 1) NETWA
This laboratory-based course is designed for the student who is interested in networking. The first semester of this course will focus on networking fundamentals including OSI model and industry standards, network topologies, IP addressing, networking components, and basic network design. Students will learn the skills in copper and fiber installation, Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Network Fundamentals. Student will be charged a $25 lab fee to cover supplies used in the course.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
Student will be charged a $25 lab fee to cover supplies used in the course.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: PRITEB - PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take NETWB - NETWORKING B (CISCO 1)
NETWORKING B (CISCO 1) NETWB
Same course as #NETWA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
Student will be charged a $25 lab fee to cover supplies used in the course.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take NETWA - NETWORKING A (CISCO 1)
PRACTICUM IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A (CISCO 2) PRAINA
In the Practicum in Information Technology, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical skills and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology-driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project, or as career preparation.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: WEBTEB - WEB TECHNOLOGIES B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAINB - PRACTICUM IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY B (CISCO 2)
PRACTICUM IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY B (CISCO 2) PRAINB
Same a PRAINA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRAINA - PRACTICUM IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A (CISCO 2)
PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A PRITEA
This course provides an overview of information technology careers and develops computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students examine hardware components including peripherals, connectors and memory. Students explore common operating systems, software applications and programming languages. Students learn about types of networks and network topology, Internet communications, and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students also consider contemporary issues, such as security, privacy and technological inequality.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRITEB - PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY B
PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY B PRITEB
Same course as #PRITEA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRITEA - PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A
WEB TECHNOLOGIES A WEBTEA
This laboratory-based course teaches students to make informed decisions and apply the decisions to the field of information technology through the study of web technologies and design. Students will learn the skills to write HTML and CSS code in order to produce professional web pages. The knowledge and skills acquired will enable students to successfully perform and interact in a technology-driven society. Students will enhance computing, communication, and critical thinking skills and apply them to the information technology environment. Students will learn the skills needed to pass the WebYoda Associate Webmaster (WAW) certification.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take WEBTEB - WEB TECHNOLOGIES B
WEB TECHNOLOGIES B WEBTEB
Same course as #WEBTEA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take WEBTEA - WEB TECHNOLOGIES A
Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
CORRECTIONAL SERVICES A CORSRA
This course provided the students the ability to learn the role and responsibilities of a correctional officer; discuss relevant rules, regulations and laws; and discuss defensive tactics, restraint techniques and first aid procedures, as used in the correctional setting. The student will analyze rehabilitation and alternatives to institutionalization. Students will prepare for the certification required for employment as a correctional officer. The student will be able to take the TDCJ Correctional Officer Certification.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: LENF2B - LAW ENFORCEMENT 2B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CORSRB - CORRECTIONAL SERVICES B
CORRECTIONAL SERVICES B CORSRB
Same course as #CORSRA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: LENF1B - LAW ENFORCEMENT 1B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CORSRA - CORRECTIONAL SERVICES A
FIREFIGHTER 2A DUAL 12th FIRE2A
Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and
development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations,
proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the
principles of fire safety. Students will demonstrate proper use of fire extinguishers, ground ladders,
fire hoses, and water supply apparatus systems.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:CHS
STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL TUITION, FEES AND OTHER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS COURSE.
THIS COURSE DOES NOT RECEIVE WEIGHTED CREDIT.
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take FIRE2B - FIREFIGHTER 2B DUAL 12TH
FIREFIGHTER 2B DUAL 12TH FIRE2B
CONTINUATION OF FIREFIGHTER 2A
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: Dual CreditGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take FIRE2A - FIREFIGHTER 2A DUAL 12th
FORENSIC SCIENCE FORSCI
Students will learn investigative procedures related to crime scene, questioning, interviewing, criminal behavior characteristics, and scientific procedures used to solve crimes. Additionally, students will collect and analyze evidence through case studies and simulated crime scenes such as fingerprint analysis, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis. Students will learn the history, legal aspects, and career options for forensic science. Student will be charged a $25 lab fee to cover shop supplies used in the course.
COURSE NOTE: Student will be charged a $25 lab fee to cover shop supplies used in the course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: BIO - BIOLOGY or LENF1B - LAW ENFORCEMENT 1B or CHEM - CHEMISTRY
LAW ENFORCEMENT 1A LENF1A
This course is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. This course will also contain Community Emergency Response Team training. This course includes the role of constitutional law, the United States legal system, criminal law, law enforcement technology, and the classification and elements of crime. Students will learn about Traffic Stops, Felony arrests, and Crime scene investigation. Students will be able to take the Teen CERT certification.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: PRILPB - PRINCIPLES OF LAW, PUBLIC SAFTEY, CORRECTIONS, AND SECURITY B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take LENF1B - LAW ENFORCEMENT 1B
LAW ENFORCEMENT 1B LENF1B
Same course as #LENF1A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take LENF1A - LAW ENFORCEMENT 1A
LAW ENFORCEMENT 2A LENF2A
This laboratory-based course is a study of the history of public safety communications and of the federal and state laws affecting public safety communications. In addition, telephone and radio communication systems are studied as are communication documentation; emergency management; 911; stress and crisis management. This course will prepare the student to walk into a job after graduation. This class will also teach procedures in Security and patrol techniques in security. This class will Patrol parking lots of school. Students will receive the knowledge and skills needed to test for the National 911 Dispatch certification from NAED with documentation of hours on simulator.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: LENF1B - LAW ENFORCEMENT 1B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take LENF2B - LAW ENFORCEMENT 2B
LAW ENFORCEMENT 2B LENF2B
This laboratory-based course is a study of the history of public safety communications and of the federal and state laws affecting public safety communications. In addition, telephone and radio communication systems are studied as are communication documentation; emergency management; 911; stress and crisis management. This course will prepare the student to walk into a job after graduation. This class will also teach procedures in Security and patrol techniques in security. This class will Patrol parking lots of school. Students will receive the knowledge and skills needed to test for the National 911 Dispatch certification from NAED with documentation of hours on simulator.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take LENF2A - LAW ENFORCEMENT 2A
PRINCIPLES OF LAW, PUBLIC SAFTEY, CORRECTIONS AND SECURITY A PRILPA
Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security introduce students to professions in law enforcement, security, corrections, and fire and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, fire service, security, and corrections.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRILPB - PRINCIPLES OF LAW, PUBLIC SAFTEY, CORRECTIONS, AND SECURITY B
PRINCIPLES OF LAW, PUBLIC SAFTEY, CORRECTIONS, AND SECURITY B PRILPB
Same course as #PRILBA.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRILPA - PRINCIPLES OF LAW, PUBLIC SAFTEY, CORRECTIONS AND SECURITY A
Other CTE Courses
CAREER PREPARATION I A EXCP1A
This work-based course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and supports strong partnerships among school, business, and community stakeholders. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. This instructional arrangement should be an advanced component of a student’s individual program of study. Student must provide his/her own transportation.
COURSE NOTE: Student must be employed and able to provide own transportation.
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take EXCP1B - CAREER PREPARATION I B
CAREER PREPARATION I B EXCP1B
This work-based course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and supports strong partnerships among school, business, and community stakeholders. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. This instructional arrangement should be an advanced component of a student’s individual program of study. Student must provide his/her own transportation.
COURSE NOTE: Student must be employed and able to provide own transportation.
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take EXCP1A - CAREER PREPARATION I A
CAREER PREPARATION II A EXCP2A
This work-based course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and supports strong partnerships among school, business, and community stakeholders. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. This instructional arrangement should be an advanced component of a student’s individual program of study. Student must provide his/her own transportation.
COURSE NOTE: Student must be employed and able to provide own transportation.
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take EXCP2B - CAREER PREPARATION II B
CAREER PREPARATION II B EXCP2B
This work-based course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and supports strong partnerships among school, business, and community stakeholders. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. This instructional arrangement should be an advanced component of a student’s individual program of study. Student must provide his/her own transportation.
COURSE NOTE: Student must be employed and able to provide own transportation.
CREDIT: 1.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: EXCP1B - CAREER PREPARATION I B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take EXCP2A - CAREER PREPARATION II A
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING A CIMA
This course is the study of manufacturing, planning, integration, and implementation of automation. CIM is one of the specialization courses in the Project Lead The Way high school pre-engineering program. The course explores manufacturing history, individual processes, systems, and careers. In addition to technical concepts, the course incorporates finance, ethics, and engineering design. Utilizing the activity-project-problem-based (APPB) teaching and learning pedagogy, students will analyze, design, and build manufacturing systems. Students have an opportunity to earn college credit upon successful completion of an PLTW End of Course(EoC) assessment(s).
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: POEB - PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CIMB - COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING B
COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING B CIMB
Same course as #CIMA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: INENDB - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take CIMA - COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING A
ENGINEERING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT A ENGDDA
This course involves two-to-four person teams that research an open-ended problem and then design a “solution” to the defined problems. EDD projects differ from a stereotypical science fair project in that the results of the experiment cannot be readily gained or “looked-up”. In addition to putting great care into the methodology of testing a hypothesis, a research project requires the student to suggest and justify a unique and original solution to a problem.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: CIMB - COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ENGDDB - ENGINEERING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT B
ENGINEERING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT B ENGDDB
Same course as #ENGDDA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
two other PLTQ courses (IED, POE, CIM). Concurrent Enrollment: Pre-Calculus or Higher & Instructor Approval
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ENGDDA - ENGINEERING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT A
ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS ENGM
This course teaches students to solve and model robotic design problems. Students use a variety of mathematical methods and models to represent and analyze problems involving data acquisition, spatial applications, electrical measurement, manufacturing processes, materials engineering, mechanical drives, pneumatics and process control systems.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: ALG2 - ALGEBRA 2
INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN A INENDA
This course exposes students to design process, research and analysis, teamwork, communication methods, global and human impacts, engineering standards, and technical documentation. IED gives students the opportunity to develop skills and understanding of course concepts through activity, project, and problem-based (APPB) learning. Students have an opportunity to earn college credit upon the completion of PLTW End of Course(EoC) assessment(s).
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS ONLY
Concurrent enrollment in Algebra 1 or higher.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INENDB - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN B
INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN B INENDB
Same course as #INENDA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INENDA - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN A
PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING A POEA
This course exposes students to some of the major concepts they will encounter in a post-secondary engineering course of study. Students have an opportunity to develop skills and understanding of course concepts through activity, project, and program-based (APPB) learning. APPB learning challenges students to continually hone their interpersonal skills, creative abilities, and problem solving skills based upon engineering concepts. Students have an opportunity to earn college credit upon successful completion of an PLTW End of Course(EoC) assessment(s).
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-11
PREREQUISITE: INENDB - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take POEB - PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING B
PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING B POEB
Same course as #POEA.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION:BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-11
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take POEA - PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING A
ROBOTICS 1A ROBO1A
Students will transfer academic skills to component designs in a project-based environment through implementation of the design process. Students will build prototypes or use simulation software to test their designs. Additionally, students will explore career opportunities, employer expectations, and education needs in the robotic and automation industry.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ROBO1B - ROBOTICS 1B
ROBOTICS 1B ROBO1B
Continuation of ROBOTICS 1A.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take ROBO1A - ROBOTICS 1A
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I: MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR A AUTE1A
This laboratory-based course prepares students to gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. This allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings. The focus on this course is to teach the theory of operation of automotive vehicle systems and associated repair practices in a pre-employment laboratory. Student must provide his/her own transportation.
COURSE NOTE: Location: BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: EPTSB - ENERGY AND POWER OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AUTE1B - AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I: MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR B
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I: MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR B AUTE1B
See Automotive Technology 1A.
COURSE NOTE: Location: BHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AUTE1A - AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I: MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR A
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II: AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE A AUTE2A
Automotive services include advanced knowledge of the function of the major automotive systems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. In Advanced Automotive Technology, students gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AUTE1B - AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I: MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AUTE2B - AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II: AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE B
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II: AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE B AUTE2B
See Automotive Technology IIA.
COURSE NOTE: Location: BHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take AUTE2A - AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II: AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE A
ENERGY AND POWER OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS A EPTSA
This laboratory-based course introduces students to the business and industries of the transportation careers. Students will learn to understand the interaction between various vehicle systems, and the logistics used to move goods and services. Students prepare to meet the expectations of employers in this industry.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: PRTRSB - PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take EPTSB - ENERGY AND POWER OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B
ENERGY AND POWER OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B EPTSB
SEE ENERGY AND POWER OF TRANSPORATION SYSTEMS A.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take EPTSA - ENERGY AND POWER OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS A
PRACTICUM IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS A PRATSA
The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Career Cluster.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
TRANSPORT PROGRAM
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AUTE1B - AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I: MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR B
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRATSB - PRACTICUM IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B
PRACTICUM IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B PRATSB
See Practicum in Transportation Systems A.
COURSE NOTE: Location: BHS
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRATSA - PRACTICUM IN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS A
PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS A PRTRSA
students will gain knowledge and skills in the safe application, design, production, and assessment of products, services, and systems. This knowledge includes the history, laws and regulations, and common practices used in the transportation industry.
COURSE NOTE: Location: BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRTRSB - PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B
PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS B PRTRSB
See Principles of Transportation Systems A.
COURSE NOTE: LOCATION: BHS
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take PRTRSA - PRINCIPLES OF TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS A