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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

ENTREPRENEURSHIP I P 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP II P

PHOTOGRAPHY I P

PHOTOGRAPHY II P

SPORTS MEDICINE I P

THEATER I P

THEATER II P

WOOD TECHNOLOGY I P

WOOD TECHNOLOGY II P

WORK EXPERIENCE

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I

This course is a student’s introduction to computer literacy with an emphasis on computer applications.  Computer Applications I will prepare students for a position that utilizes computer skills, as well as enable college-bound students to utilize their computer skills attained by producing the necessary theme papers and reports needed in college.  Students learn how to prepare and present professional slide show presentations, which is a definite need for college-bound and career-bound students alike.  Keyboarding skills (proper keystrokes, posture, speed, and accuracy) are also introduced and developed.  Emphasis in this class will be on Microsoft Office software:   Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.  Students can receive units at Chabot College for passing this course—see instructor for details. This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  Business & Computer Science

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Electives - Vocational

a-g:   No

Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  None

P/Acc/H/AP:  No

Sites: HHS, MEHS, THS,

Transcript Numbers & Names:

 007534 Computer Apps I

 517534 Computer Apps I

Weighted:  No

Total Credits:  10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  No

Community College Credit Available: Yes

Certification:  No

Career Pathway: Entrepreneurship/Self Employment

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II

This course is a continuation of Computer Applications I with emphasis on advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and desktop publishing.  Students will produce such documents as:  reports with graphics, spreadsheets, newsletters, and a personal employment portfolio presentation utilizing a computerized slide show program. This course receives college credit with Chabot College.

Dept:  Business & Computer Science

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Electives - Vocational

a-g:   No

Grades:  10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  Computer Apps I

P/Acc/H/AP:  No

Sites: MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:

 007535 Computer Applications II

Weighted:  No

Total Credits:  10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  No

Community College Credit Available: Yes

Certification:  No

Career Pathway: Entrepreneurship/Self Employment

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Students create apps for mobile devices, automate tasks in a variety of languages, find patterns in data, and interpret simulations. Students collaborate to create and present solutions that can improve people’s lives. This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  Business & Computer Science

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Vocational (Career Technology)

a-g:  No

Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

P/Acc/H/AP: No

Sites:  HHS

Transcript Numbers & Names: 007558 Computer Programming

Weighted: No  

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  Yes

Community College Credit Available:  No

Certification:  Cisco

Career Pathway: Information Support and Services

ENTREPRENEURSHIP I P (P pending)

Students will identify the fundamentals of business creation, the personal attributes needed to be a successful entrepreneur, and will research various business opportunities. Topics covered include the characteristics of an entrepreneur, discovering entrepreneurial opportunities, and researching the analyzing domestic, global, and market trends. The course culminates with the student developing a hypothetical business plan to implement their unique venture that conforms to all applicable governmental laws and regulations.  This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  Business & Computer Science

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Electives - Vocational

a-g:  No

(yes pending approval)

Grades:  10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:

P/Acc/H/AP:  No

(“P” pending approval)

Sites: HHS, THS MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names: 

 007902 Entrepreneurship I P-P Pending

(formerly 007903 Entrepreneurship)

 517903 Entrepreneurship

Weighted:  No

Total Credits:  10

Term:  Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:   No

Community College Credit Available:
Yes  (Until 2020)

Certification:  none

Career Pathway: Entrepreneurship/Self Employment

ENTREPRENEURSHIP II P (P pending)

Entrepreneurship II is a College prep elective course that analyzes and applies the steps for new venture creation. Using Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Curriculum, the course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the external drivers and internal levels of business launching, start-ups, and financing.  It is structured in modules that form the foundation for students' creation of a business plan, and investor elevator pitch.  Concepts Covered include entrepreneurial mindset, business structure, opportunity recognition, value proposition and market research. Students will learn to apply business theory to their own ventures, marshaling available resources to gather relevant information.  By using extensive scenario analysis through classroom projects and group work, students will develop critical thinking and problem structuring skills. Experiential course activities include product development, work-based learning experiences, and participation in regional and national competitions. This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  Business & Computer Science

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Electives - Vocational

a-g:  No

(yes pending approval)

Grades:  11, 12

Prerequisites: 007903 Entrepreneurship I, Marketing Economics or Sports Marketing

P/Acc/H/AP:  pending approval

Sites: HHS, THS MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names: 

007904 Entrepreneurship II P-P pending

Weighted:  No

Total Credits:  10

Term:  Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:   No

Community College Credit Available:
No

Certification:  none

Career Pathway: Entrepreneurship/Self Employment

PHOTOGRAPHY I P  

This course trains students for various areas of specialization within the photography industry.  This course is designed to integrate knowledge and hands-on learning through the production, processing, and editing or photography projects.  The essentials of photography include editing techniques and aesthetics, lighting sets and background development.  Those who choose to take an additional year will have the opportunity to work independently for in-depth achievement beyond the basics.  They will set goals for completion of projects conducive to critique and exhibition. This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept: Visual and Performing Arts

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Elective - VAPA

a-g:   “f”  (VAPA) 

Grades: 11, 12

Prerequisites:   None

P/Acc/H/AP:    P

Sites: HHS, MEHS, THS   

Transcript Numbers & Names:  

006042 Photography I P

(formerly 006040 Photography P)

Weighted:   No

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  No

Community College Credit Available:

Yes (HHS) Until 2019

Certification:  None

Career Pathway: Design, Visual, and Media Arts (111A-Graphic Design)

PHOTOGRAPHY II P

Extension to basic photography course.  Advanced students do independent regular photo projects and learn Photoshop. This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept: Visual & Performing Arts

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Elective - VAPA

a-g:   “ f “ (VAPA)

Grades: 11, 12

Prerequisites:   Photography I P

P/Acc/H/AP:    P

Sites: HHS, MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:  

006043 Photography II P
(formerly 006041 Advanced Photography)

Weighted:   No

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  Yes

Community College Credit Available:  No

Certification:  None

Career Pathway: Design, Visual, and Media Arts (111A-Graphic Design)

SPORTS MEDICINE I P

The overall course objective is to introduce students to the field of athletic training and sports medicine. Students will gain a basic knowledge and understanding of injury prevention, recognition, management and rehabilitation. Discussions include emergency procedures, exploration of career option within the field, anatomy and injury management of sports-related injuries as well as systemic conditions and rehabilitation of these injuries as well. Instruction is comprised of lectures, demonstrations and various lab activities. In addition to these course activities, students will complete a 90

hour internship outside of daily class sessions with a certified sports medicine professional.  This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  Non Departmental

Satisfies Graduation Requirement: Vocational

a-g:   “g” Elective (Laboratory Science - Biology/Life Science)

Grades: 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  None

P/Acc/H/AP: P

Sites: HHS, MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:  007900 Sports Medicine I P

Weighted: No

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit: No

Community College Credit Available:

Yes

Certification: None

 Career Pathway: Patient Care

THEATER I P

This course will contain units from pantomime, improvisation, scene study, theater games and imagination exercises, vocal warm-ups and

voice study, reading plays, technical theater, theater history, costuming and playwriting.  The student should get a well-rounded introduction to the theater and an understanding of the interaction of the elements of theater production.  This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept: Visual & Performing Arts

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Elective - VAPA

a-g:  “ f “ (VAPA)

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  None

P/Acc/H/AP:    P

Sites: HHS, MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:  

006120 Theater I P

(formerly 006110 Drama P)

Weighted:   No

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  No

Community College Credit Available:  No

Certification:  None

Career Pathway:

Performing Arts (112C-Professional Theater)

THEATER II P

This advanced course is standards driven and covers acting, directing, improvisational theater, political theater, movement, voice, dramaturgy, theory, audition techniques, and playwriting.  Emphasis is placed on performance as well as the creative process, with strong dedication to innovative expression and imagination.  Theater II will also include the technical aspects of stagecraft, and an expansion of knowledge and skills acquired in Theater I.  This course may be sponsored by ROP.

 

Dept: Visual & Performing Arts

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Elective - VAPA

a-g:  “ f “ (VAPA)

Grades:  10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  None

P/Acc/H/AP:  P

Sites:  HHS, MEHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:

006121 Theater II P

(formerly 006111 Adv Drama P)

Weighted:   No

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  Yes

Community College Credit Available:  No

Certification:  None

Career Pathway:

Performing Arts (112C-Professional Theater)

WOOD TECHNOLOGY I P

This is a beginning woodworking class encompassing the use of hand tools and machines.  Emphasis is placed on safety and good workmanship habits.  Students will spend class time developing plans, figuring costs and layout of materials, and seeking pride in craftsmanship through well-designed woodworking projects.  Instruction will include lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on building experiences.  Students will be introduced to different methods of woodworking used in furniture, cabinetry, framed construction, and woodcrafts.  This is a project-based class where students learn by doing and includes many hours of hands-on building experience through constructing required projects.  Students will experience assignments at an individual and group level, with opportunities for advisory positions.  Students will also have the opportunity to design and build projects of their own choosing.  Students will build a job skills portfolio and learn about careers in the industrial trades.  This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  VAPA

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Elective (Vocational)

a-g: “f” (VAPA)

Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  None

P/Acc/H/AP:  P

Sites:  HHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:  

005077 Wood Technology I P

(formerly titled 005074 Wood Technology P)
(formerly titled 005072 Indust. Tech)

Weighted:  No

Total Credits:  10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  No

Community College Credit Available:  No

Certification:  None

Career Pathway:

Cabinetry, Millwork, and Woodworking

WOOD TECHNOLOGY II P

This is an advanced course where students will continue advancing their experience in safety, operations, and maintenance of woodworking machines.  Emphasis will be placed on expanding skills and techniques involved in the more advanced designing and problem solving procedures.  Students will have the opportunity to spend many hours on a single project in individual and team settings.  Methods of woodworking in the areas of furniture, cabinetry, framed construction, and woodcraft projects will continue to be investigated.  This course may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  VAPA

Satisfies Graduation Requirement: Elective (Vocational)

a-g:  “ f “ (VAPA)

Grades:  10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Wood Technology I P

P/Acc/H/AP:  P

Sites: HHS

Transcript Numbers & Names:    

005078 Wood Technology II P

(formerly titled 005075 Advanced Wood Technology P)
(formerly titled 005073 Adv. Indust Tech)

Weighted:  No

Total Credits: 10

Term: Two Semesters (year-long)

Repeat Credit:  Yes

Community College Credit Available:  No

Certification:  None

Career Pathway:

Cabinetry, Millwork, and Woodworking

WORK EXPERIENCE

This course allows students to earn a maximum of 5 credits for maintaining a job/work-based learning each semester provided they are concurrently enrolled in a qualifying career pathway program, Brenkwitz course, or ROP course such as Entrepreneurship, Marketing Economics or Sports Entertainment and Marketing.  Twelve hours of work-based learning equals 1 credit with a maximum of 5 credits per semester.  This may be sponsored by ROP.

Dept:  Business & Computer Science

Satisfies Graduation Requirement:  Elective (Vocational)

a-g:  No

Grades:  10, 11, 12

Prerequisites:  concurrently enrolled in a qualifying career pathway program, Brenkwitz course, or ROP course such as Business Economic and Finance, Marketing Economics or Sports Entertainment and Marketing

P/Acc/H/AP:  No

Sites:  BHS, HHS, MEHS, THS

Transcript Numbers & Names:

008434 Work Experience (HHS, MEHS, THS)

518433 Work Experience (BHS)

Weighted:  No

Total Credits:  5 or 10

Term: One or two semesters

Repeat Credit:  Yes

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