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Cosmetology 1 AV131
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC
Do you want to learn how to braid, style, and perm long and short hair? Then this is the program for you! Students attend Hairmasters, which is a Pivot Point Member School. While attending, students demonstrate competencies in two of the five classroom modules needed for the required Illinois State Board Exam. All students will focus on one module in the first year and another module in the second year. Classes will also attend the Midwest Beauty Show in Chicago, where they are able to network with over 50,000 hair, skin, and nail professionals. Module One will consist of styling hair in the wet and dry state. Training on manikins will develop an understanding of the shape of the head. Observation will be made of different ways of styling long and short hair. These methods may include braiding, curling, straightening, up and down styles, and many more. Students then practice these methods until they have mastered these techniques based upon industry standards. Module Two will consist of understanding the texture of the hair. This will include adding and removing texture to hair, as well as multicultural texture reformation. Observation will be made of different ways of perming using different chemicals and rod styles, and relaxing hair using different chemical relaxers. Students then practice these methods until they have mastered these techniques based upon industry standards. All hours accumulated during the student’s time at BACC Hairmasters Cosmetology are credited towards the completion of the 1,500 hour course and licensure.

First and second year students may also attend extra hours on Saturday and attend night school to complete their certification early with the approval of their instructor. The Bloomington Area Career Center will pay for one night school class and may pay for some Saturday hours.
This program pathway can be completed at Hairmasters where they will prepare you to take the Illinois State mandated exam.

Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement 1 AV133
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC.
This program is designed to introduce students to various aspects of law enforcement and the legal system. Students will be introduced to the history of law enforcement, constitutional law, Illinois law, and the courts and legal system. Students will discover communication and dispatch operations, create reports, analyze records and criminal investigations, establish proper search and seizure procedures, and encourage community relationships. Students will also hear from various industry speakers who will expand on the multitude of career opportunities in the criminal justice field. Students will have the opportunity to participate in job shadowing experiences and develop law enforcement skills and ethics to enhance employability.
Students will also be involved in many related field trips designed to further their criminal justice career pursuit, which include Marseilles Military training facility, Morton Crime Lab, and the McLean County Law & Justice Center. The students will also be taught proper crime scene investigation techniques and then asked to process a crime scene without contaminating the crime scene. All Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement students will be CPR certified.
Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Culinary Arts 1 AV132
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC.
This course provides students considering a career in culinary arts and the food service industry with classroom instruction and lab experiences to develop job-related competencies. Students start with basic sanitation and workplace safety, and then continue with instruction on food handling, preparation, quantity production, quality control, planning, operation, and presentation. Commercial quality food service equipment will be used to prepare food and provide hands-on instruction for each area of food study.
This class is Dual Credit with Joliet Junior College: CA 106, 2 credits. Through this Dual Credit course, students will have the opportunity to earn the Foodservice Sanitation Manager Certification through ServSafe, which is endorsed by the National Restaurant Association.

Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
Cosmetology 2 AV231
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC
Do you want to learn how to braid, style, and perm long and short hair? Then this is the program for you! Students attend Hairmasters, which is a Pivot Point Member School. While attending, students demonstrate competencies in two of the five classroom modules needed for the required Illinois State Board Exam. All students will focus on one module in the first year and another module in the second year. Classes will also attend the Midwest Beauty Show in Chicago, where they are able to network with over 50,000 hair, skin, and nail professionals. Module One will consist of styling hair in the wet and dry state. Training on manikins will develop an understanding of the shape of the head. Observation will be made of different ways of styling long and short hair. These methods may include braiding, curling, straightening, up and down styles, and many more. Students then practice these methods until they have mastered these techniques based upon industry standards. Module Two will consist of understanding the texture of the hair. This will include adding and removing texture to hair, as well as multicultural texture reformation. Observation will be made of different ways of perming using different chemicals and rod styles, and relaxing hair using different chemical relaxers. Students then practice these methods until they have mastered these techniques based upon industry standards. All hours accumulated during the student’s time at BACC Hairmasters Cosmetology are credited towards the completion of the 1,500 hour course and licensure.

First and second year students may also attend extra hours on Saturday and attend night school to complete their certification early with the approval of their instructor. The Bloomington Area Career Center will pay for one night school class and may pay for some Saturday hours.
This program pathway can be completed at Hairmasters where they will prepare you to take the Illinois State mandated exam.
Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AV131 - Cosmetology 1
Cosmetology 3 AV331
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC
Do you want to learn how to braid, style, and perm long and short hair? Then this is the program for you! Students attend Hairmasters, which is a Pivot Point Member School. While attending, students demonstrate competencies in two of the five classroom modules needed for the required Illinois State Board Exam. All students will focus on one module in the first year and another module in the second year. Classes will also attend the Midwest Beauty Show in Chicago, where they are able to network with over 50,000 hair, skin, and nail professionals. Module One will consist of styling hair in the wet and dry state. Training on manikins will develop an understanding of the shape of the head. Observation will be made of different ways of styling long and short hair. These methods may include braiding, curling, straightening, up and down styles, and many more. Students then practice these methods until they have mastered these techniques based upon industry standards. Module Two will consist of understanding the texture of the hair. This will include adding and removing texture to hair, as well as multicultural texture reformation. Observation will be made of different ways of perming using different chemicals and rod styles, and relaxing hair using different chemical relaxers. Students then practice these methods until they have mastered these techniques based upon industry standards. All hours accumulated during the student’s time at BACC Hairmasters Cosmetology are credited towards the completion of the 1,500 hour course and licensure.

First and second year students may also attend extra hours on Saturday and attend night school to complete their certification early with the approval of their instructor. The Bloomington Area Career Center will pay for one night school class and may pay for some Saturday hours.
This program pathway can be completed at Hairmasters where they will prepare you to take the Illinois State mandated exam.

Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement 2 AV233
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC.
Students will have the opportunity to experience a variety of experiences through extended campus settings. Students will be introduced to police administration, a variety of management styles, interviewing techniques, preliminary investigations, police security services, pursuits, arrests and expand their knowledge of computer systems. Students will examine different avenues of criminal justice such as social work and probation, court reporting, and paralegal services. Finally, students will participate in job shadowing experiences and develop law enforcement skills and ethics to enhance employability.
Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AV133 - Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement 1
Culinary Arts 2 AV232
Credit: 2 credits, Year
Lab Fee: None from U-High, but some courses may be assessed a lab fee by the BACC
This course provides students with leadership opportunities and responsibility for food service management. Students in this class have the opportunity to cater many different events. Students have the opportunity to plan menus, select food, supervise food preparation, develop pricing strategies, order food, and maintain safety and sanitation, while mastering operation of all food preparation equipment. Students develop skills which will prepare them for post-secondary education and employment opportunities.
Courses at the Bloomington Area Career Center are available to U-High students. Each course has its own unique prerequisites. Students interested in applying to the BACC need to pre-register with the U-High form and fill out an BACC application (which are available from their counselor). Final determination for course enrollment is made by the Career Center. Enrolled students will generally be off campus for three class periods. Students should take special note of the BACC courses that have the possibility of earning college credit and/or certificates with successful completion. On the U-High form, please pre-register for the specific course that you requesting on the BACC form and the class period you would prefer.
BACC has three (3) different class periods:
1) 7:30-9:14 a.m.,
2) 9:50-11:48 a.m., and
3) 12:31-2:15 p.m.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: AV132 - Culinary Arts 1