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Microsoft Word and PowerPoint BM102X0S
Students in Microsoft IT Academies benefit from world-class Microsoft curriculum and software tools to tackle real-world challenges in the classroom environment. In the first part, students will learn to use the newest versions of Microsoft Word interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, customize, share, and create complex documents, and publish them. In the second part, students will learn to use the newest versions of Microsoft PowerPoint interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, customize, and deliver presentations. In the last part, students will learn to use the basic features of the newest version of Publisher to create, customize, and publish a publication. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, internship, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Microsoft Excel and Access BM202X0S
Students in Microsoft IT Academies benefit from world-class Microsoft curriculum and cutting-edge software tools to tackle real-world challenges in the classroom environment. The first part of the class is designed to help you use the newest versions of Microsoft Excel interface, commands, and features to present, analyze, and manipulate various types of data. Students will learn to manage workbooks as well as how to manage, manipulate, and format data. In the second part of the class, students will learn how to create and work with a database and its objects by using the new and improved features in the newest version of Microsoft Access. Students will learn how to create, modify, and locate information as well as how to create programmable elements, and share and distribute database information. Mathematics is reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, internship, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Microsoft Computer Science Intro BP012X0S
Creative Coding through Games and Apps is a first-semester course for introduction to
programming for the early secondary grades. The course is designed to attract and reach a broad and diverse range of students, including those who may have never before considered programming. Students learn how to code by working in a real software development environment to design, program and publish mobile apps and games. Learning to code by creating real products, students discover how to make amazing things and have an impact on their world.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Project Management I CS112X0S
This course will introduce students to the principles, concepts, and software applications used in the management of projects. Through project-based learning, students will understand how to use the framework of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing a project in authentic situations. Art, English language arts, and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Entrepreneurship I ME112X0S
In this course students evaluate the concepts of going into business for themselves and working for or operating a small business. Emphasis is on the exploration of feasible ideas of products/services, research procedures, business financing, marketing strategies, and access to resources for starting a small business. Students develop components of a business plan and evaluate startup requirements. English language arts and social studies are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. The courses Principles of Business and Finance or Marketing are recommended as preparation for this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
AP Computer Science Principles 0A027X0S
AP Computer Science Principles introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. With a unique focus on creative problem solving and real-world applications, AP Computer Science Principles prepares students for college and career. This is the second course in the Computer Science pathway.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: BP012X0S - Microsoft Computer Science Intro
Multimedia and Webpage Design BD102X0S
This course focuses on desktop publishing, graphic image design, computer animation, multimedia production, and webpage design. Communication skills and critical thinking are reinforced through software applications. English language arts and arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, internship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. The prerequisite for this course is Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Pre-requisite: Microsoft ITA: Word and PowerPoint
Personal Finance BF052X0S
This course prepares students to understand economic activities and challenges of individuals and families, the role of lifestyle goals in education and career choices, procedures in a successful job search, financial forms used in independent living, and shopping options and practices for meeting consumer needs. The course also prepares students to understand consumer rights, responsibilities, and information, protect personal and family resources, and apply procedures for managing personal finances. English language arts and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Project Management II-Technology CS132X0S
This project-based course focuses on the use of information technology to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of project management and integrated enterprise. Students will learn operational strategies for managing advanced technology and innovation as well as how to map the high technology operations environment to business settings. Art, English language arts, and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), SkillsUSA, and Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: CS112X0S - Project Management I
CTE Internship CS972X0S
CTE Internships allow for additional development of career and technical competencies within a general career field. Internships allow students to observe and participate in daily operations, develop direct contact with job personnel, ask questions about particular careers, and perform certain job tasks. This activity is exploratory and allows the student to get hands-on experience in a number of related activities. The teacher, student, and the business community jointly plan the organization, implementation, and evaluation of an internship, regardless of whether it is an unpaid or paid internship. Students must provide their own transportation to and from the internship site.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
Career Development
Career Management CC452X0S
This course prepares students to locate, secure, keep, and change careers. Emphasis is placed on self-assessment of characteristics, interests, and values; education and career exploration; evaluation of career information and creation of a career plan. Based on the National Career Development Guidelines, skills learned in this course include, but are not limited to: communication, interpersonal skills, problem solving, personal management and teamwork. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include business/industry field trips, internships, job shadowing, and service learning. Student participation in Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Family and Consumer Science
Parenting and Child Dev FE602X0S
This course introduces students to responsible nurturing and basic applications of child development theory with children from infancy through age six. Areas of study include parenthood decisions, child care issues, prenatal development and care, and development and care of infants, toddlers, and children three through six. Emphasis is on responsibilities of parents, readiness for parenting, and the influence parents have on children while providing care and guidance. Art, English language arts, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Foods I FN412X0S
Do you like to cook or just want to learn how to make better food choices? Think you might like a career in the food industry? This course examines the nutritional needs of the individual. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of diet to health, kitchen and meal management, and food preparation. Skills in science and mathematics are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include field trips, job shadowing, and service learning. FCCLA leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply instructional competencies and workplace readiness skills to authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Foods II-Enterprise FN422X0S
This course focuses on advanced food preparation techniques while applying nutrition, food science, and test kitchen concepts using new technology. Food safety and sanitation receive special emphasis, with students taking the exam for the ServSafe credential from the National Restaurant Association. Students develop skills in preparing foods such as beverages, salads and dressing, yeast breads, and cake fillings and frostings. A real or simulated in-school food business component allows students to apply instructional strategies and workplace readiness skills to an authentic experience to develop a portfolio and to enhance FCCLA activities. Skills in science, math, management, and communication are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning and job shadowing. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Foods I
Health Science
Biomedical Technology I HB112X0S
This course challenges students to investigate current medical and health care practices using technology and advances in health care research. Topics include ethics, forensic medicine, infectious diseases, organ transplants, cell biology and cancer, and biomedical research. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Health Team Relations HU102X0S
This course is designed to assist potential health care workers in their role and function as health team members. Topics include terminology, the history of health care, health care agencies, ethics, legal responsibilities, careers, holistic health, human needs, change, cultural awareness, communication, medical math, leadership, and career decision making. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning, field trips, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. English language arts and social studies are reinforced in this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills to authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Pharmacy Technician HH326X0S
This course has self-paced, online instruction designed to prepare high school seniors for a pharmacy technician career. Topics included in this course are federal law, medication used in major body systems, calculations, and pharmacy operations. The student will be eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam upon successful completion of the course, graduation from high school, and having no felony record. Pharmacy clinical experience is recommended. Language arts, mathematics, and communications are reinforced in this course. HOSA activities support networking with health care professionals through volunteerism.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: HU422X0S - Health Science II
Health Science I HU402X0S
This course focuses on human anatomy, physiology and human body diseases and disorders, and biomedical therapies. Students will learn about health care careers within the context of human body systems. Projects, teamwork, and demonstrations serve as instructional strategies that reinforce the curriculum content. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Biology is recommended as preparation for this course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
NAS 101: CNA I HJ015X0
This course gives students the opportunity to complete the NC State Board of Nursing requirements for Certified Nursing Assistant certification. Upon successful completion of all required courses and a passing score on both parts of the state exam the student is able to practice as a CNA in North Carolina and other compact states. This course prepares students to complete NAS 102 (CNA II) and NAS 103 (In-Home Healthcare). A Nurse Aide Certification is now a requirement for entry into nursing programs, as well as several other allied health areas, such as physical therapy and radiology technology at the community college and university levels in North Carolina.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Health Science I and Health Science II
Health Science II HU422X0S
This course is designed to help students expand their understanding of financing and trends of health care agencies, fundamentals of wellness, legal and ethical issues, concepts of teamwork, and effective communication. Students will learn health care skills, including current CPR and first aid training. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include internship, mentorship, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Health Science I
Marketing
Sports and Entertainment Marketing I MH312X0S
In this course, students are introduced to the industry of sports, entertainment, and event marketing. Students acquire transferable knowledge and skills among related industries for planning sports, entertainment, and event marketing. Topics included are branding, licensing, and naming rights; business foundations; concessions and on-site merchandising; economic foundations; human relations; and safety and security. Mathematics and social studies are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Sports and Entertainment Marketing II MH322X0S
In this course, students acquire an understanding of sports, entertainment, and event marketing. Emphasis is on business management, career development, client relations, contracts, ethics, event management, facilities management, legal issues, and sponsorships. Mathematics and social studies are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Sports and Entertainment Marketing I
Technology
Technology Engineering and Design TE112X0
This course focuses on the nature and core concepts of technology, engineering, and design. Through engaging activities and hands-on project-based activities, students are introduced to the following concepts: elements and principles of design, basic engineering, problem solving, and teaming. Students apply research and development skills and produce physical and virtual models. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Technological Design TE122X0S
This course continues to apply the skills, concepts, and principles of design. The design fields of graphics, industrial design, and architecture receive major emphasis. Engineering content and professional practices are presented through practical application. Working in design teams, students apply technology, science, and mathematics concepts and skills to solve engineering and design problems. Students research, develop, test, and analyze engineering designs using criteria such as design effectiveness, public safety, human factors, and ethics. Art, English language arts, mathematics and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: TE112X0 - Technology Engineering and Design
Scientific and Tech Visual I TS212X0
This course introduces students to the use of complex graphic tools. Emphasis is placed on the principles, concepts, and use of complex graphic and visualization tools as applied to the study of science and technology. Students use complex 2D graphics, animation, editing, and image analysis tools to better understand, illustrate, explain, and present technical, mathematical, and/or scientific concepts and principles. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer-enhanced images to generate both conceptual and data-driven models, data-driven charts and animations. Science, math, and visual design concepts are reinforced throughout the course. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Scientific and Tech Vis II Honors TS225X0S
This course provides students with advanced skills in the use of complex visualization tools for the study of science, technology, or mathematical concepts. Students design and develop increasingly complex data and concept-driven visualization models. Students use complex 2D and 3D graphics, animation, editing, and image analysis tools to better understand, illustrate, and explain concepts. Students present technical, mathematical, and/or scientific concepts and principles. Activities are structured to integrate physical and social sciences, mathematics, English language arts, and art. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and cooperative education are not available for this course. Technology Student Association (TSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: TS212X0 - Scientific and Tech Visual I
CTE Advanced Studies CS952X0S
This culminating course is for juniors and seniors who have earned two technical credits, one of which is a completer course, in one Career Cluster. The Advanced Studies course must augment the content of the completer course and prepare students for success in transitioning to postsecondary education and future careers. Students work under the guidance of a teacher with expertise in the content of the completer course in collaboration with community members, business representatives, and other schoolbased personnel. The four parts of the course include writing a research paper, producing a product, developing a portfolio, and delivering a presentation. Students demonstrate their abilities to use 21st century skills. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), and SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
COURSE NOTE: For students who have completed a two-course sequence in a CTE Career Cluster.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Trade and Industrial
Drafting I IC612X0
This course introduces students to the use of simple and complex graphic tools used to communicate and understand ideas, concepts and trends found in the areas of architecture, manufacturing, engineering, science, and mathematics, sketching and computer assisted design (CAD) skills and techniques. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Drafting-Architr II IC622X0S
This course focuses on the principles, concepts, and use of complex graphic tools used in the field of architecture, structural systems, and construction trades. Emphasis is placed on the use of computer assisted design (CAD) tools in the creation of floor plans, wall sections, and elevation drawings. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: IC612X0 - Drafting I
Cabinetmaking I IM212X0S
This course introduces career information, employment opportunities, and skills required for work in the furniture and cabinetmaking industry. Topics include tools and equipment, theory and practice, types of woods, finishes, styles, bonds and fasteners. Skills in mathematics, reading, leadership, safety, and problem solving are reinforced in this course. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are cooperative education and apprenticeship. Hands-on work experiences and Skills USA leadership activities provide many opportunities to enhance classroom instruction and career development.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Math II is a recommended prerequisite.
Cabinetmaking II IM222X0S
This course teaches the development of knowledge and skills in the furniture and cabinetmaking industry. Emphasis is placed on construction principles applied to mass production and the construction and installation of cabinet drawers and doors. English language arts and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Cabinetmaking I is a required prerequisite and Math II is a recommended prerequisite for this course.
Cabinetmaking III IM232X0S
This course teaches the development of advanced knowledge and skills in the furniture and cabinetmaking industry. Further emphasis is placed on construction principles applied to mass production and the construction and installation of cabinet drawers and doors. English language arts and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing. SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Cabinetmaking II is a required prerequisite and Math II is a recommended prerequisite for this course.