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WBL COURSE DESCRIPTION
WBL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CAREERS (11th grade)
Pharmacy Technology serves as a foundation to a career as a pharmacy technician. Students will be introduced to the roles, responsibilities, and educational requirements for various careers in pharmacology. Students will acquire knowledge in pharmacy regulations, drug research and development, drug classifications, administration routes, dosage forms, and outpatient prescription requirements. Course instruction will also emphasize career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and safety skills.
WBL3 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SERVICES (12th grade)
Pharmacy Technician is designed for students with the skills necessary for the entry level employment in a pharmacy. Students will learn pharmaceutical calculations, principles of Pharmacology, California Pharmacy Law, Abbreviations and symbols, and computer applications. Students successfully completing this class qualify to apply for the registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician.
WBL COMPUTER INTEGR MFG (11th grade):
This course will be the concentrator course for the Manufacturing Technology Product Innovation and Design Linked Learning Pathway at Duncan Polytechnical High School. This course provides students with an understanding of the design and manufacturing technologies common to careers in the fields of product design and manufacturing. Topics include the product design and development process, the principles of design, computer-aided design, fabrication and manufacturing processes, sustainability, and computer-aided manufacturing. Students will gain proficiency in the setup, programming, and operation of computer numerically controlled (CNC) manufacturing equipment, with an emphasis on the Haas control system, to work toward earning industry-recognized certifications. Students will learn foundational skills necessary for manufacturing such as machine shop safety, applied mathematics, precision measurements, calculation of feeds and speeds, and print reading.
WBL3 COMPUTER INTEGRATED MECHATRONICS (12th grade):
This course will be the capstone course for the Manufacturing Pathway at Duncan Polytechnical High School. This course will focus on the principles of physics, energy conservation, electronic sensing, computerized data acquisition, and automated process control used in the production of manufactured products. In this inquiry-grounded, project-based learning course, students become manufacturing teams, designing, analyzing, and building systems that automate processes to manufacture products. An understanding of systems is emphasized, as students consolidate abilities with regards to appropriate selection, operational commissioning, and careful maintenance of automated technical systems. Students are encouraged to apply basic design and operational principles to express themselves intelligibly and precisely using correct technical terms and symbols. Students learn about electromechanical systems through experience with all the senses. Students use program logic controller, sensors, manufacturing components, and computer models to study how product can be collected, measured, and processed by coding and designing efficient automated electromechanical systems. Using their understanding of product manufacturing design, students identify the inefficiencies in local industrial electromechanical systems and develop plans to mitigate them. Through this course students will be eligible to receive college credit for two courses through Dual Enrollment with Clovis Community College.
WBL CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY EXTERIOR (11th grade):
This course provides an introductory overview of the various materials used in exterior construction. Common construction methods are introduced and building details are explored. Students have the opportunity to experience material capacity and behavior as well as construction methods in demonstrations and lab experiments. Furthermore, material applications and detailing in structural and nonstructural building components are explored. Resulting from this course, students will gain a comparative knowledge of material properties and possible applications in construction and architecture. Students will also be eligible to receive college credit through Dual Enrollment.
WBL3 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY INTERIOR (12th grade):
This course is the capstone level course for the Construction Technology pathway. This course reinforces and build upon the skills students have learned in the Concentrator course: WBL Construction Exterior. This course provides individualized instruction in developing for the competency skills and knowledge necessary to enter the field of residential and light commercial construction. Through classroom instruction, hands on activities, and jobsite placement, students will have the opportunity to learn basic skills, terminology, materials and tools used in each of the building trades covered. Selection of construction methods, materials, and supplies used in industry, and equipment are discussed. Students have the opportunity to develop skills in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing processes. The development of leadership and employability skills is emphasized throughout the course.
This course provides instruction in the building trades. Students will be instructed in current practices in construction technology:
Site Layout Rough / Finish Carpentry
Rough & Finished Electrical
Rough & Finished Plumbing
Sheet Metal & Welding
Finish Carpentry/Trim Work
WBL ENGINE TECHNOLOGY (11th grade): The engine technology class is intended to give the student practical hands-on experiences in diagnosing, troubleshooting and service procedures in the automotive field. The course also covers shop practices of maintenance and repair in automotive specialty areas. These areas include: engine operation, engine systems, electrical, engine performance and chassis lube.
A1 Engine Repair
A2 Automatic Transmissions
A3 Manual Drive-train
A4 Suspension and Steering
A7 Heating & Air-conditioning
A8 Engine Performance.
WBL3 AUTO SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY (12th grade):
Today, an automotive service technician must have advanced skills in Math, English, Science, & Communications, as well as, the ability to diagnose complex problems. As the concentrator course for the Automotive Technology program, this course will provide students with the basic skills and knowledge needed to become a successful entry level automotive technician. A strong curriculum is the foundation of this successful program. The curriculum is certified in the Maintenance Light Repair (MLR) standards areas by the Automotive Service Excellence Educational Foundation (Formerly the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation-NATEF). The modular system is used in this program. It encourages the student to become responsible for his/her own learning. Students work in pairs, using a set of self-directed instructions that guide the students through the learning activity. After the activity the student will write about how the activity was completed and the values of the activity as a reinforcing tool. Students will also develop a portfolio of their work and will include a resume, cover letter, employment application, and reflection on competed work in the automotive field and the academic core areas.
WBL MEDICAL CAREERS (11th grade): Students will receive broad-based instruction focusing on the healthcare industry. Students will be placed in a hospital or medical facility on clinical rotations to experience the various departments and healthcare occupations. Potential to earn college credit in high school; see instructor for information.
WBL3 NURSING SERVICES (12th grade): Duncan Nursing pathway effectively supports and provides training for students wishing to pursue a career as:
Licensed Vocational Nurse
other Healthcare professions
Academic content ties hand in hand with the medical skills and health care competencies that are acquired during the 4 years of MASH academy. The academy encourages continual growth academically and career wise by providing a rigorous curriculum while combining many medical training opportunities in nearby healthcare facilities. Students that qualify and pass the state requirements graduate as a Certified Nursing Assistant, well on their way to their choice of college or university for their future professional medical career. Please email CTE Coordinator Mrs. Burrington at Karen.Burrington@fresnounified.org
for additional enrollment deadlines.
WBL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION CAREERS (11th grade):
This course is designed to provide students with opportunities to learn transferable skills related to entry-level
rehabilitation therapy occupations including occupational therapy, physical therapy and other prominent therapy
careers. The course will provide students with foundational exposure to safety and regulations in the medical
environment, medical terminology, legal and ethical issues, patient care and human development. Students will
examine the human development process in depth, looking at both normal and abnormal human development.
WBL3 THERAPY AND REHABILITATION SERVICES (12th grade):
The Rehabilitation Therapy Services course provides students with specific skills training while exposing students
to rehabilitation therapy careers and preparing them to begin the college level requirements for registered
physical, occupational or rehabilitation therapy programs. The course will provide specific instruction on the
supervision, roles, responsibilities and competencies necessary in the field of Rehabilitation Therapy. Students
will have a foundation in the areas of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and movement science through the
student of basic principles of patient care and management.
WBL WELDING FABRICATION I (11th grade):
Welding Fabrication I will be the concentrate course for the Welding Fabrication Pathway at Duncan Polytechnical High School. In this course, students learn the knowledge and skills relating to the transfer of matter and energy through electrical, fluid, thermal and mechanical systems. Various welding processes will be explored at on a flat, horizontal plane. Students will be eligible for industry certifications in the various processes. Students will explore professional opportunities in the field of welding fabrication. Students will qualify for college credit through Dual Enrollment with the State Center Community College District. Additionally, this course may be a gateway program for those students interested in pursuing a post-secondary study in mechanical or structural engineering.
WLB MEDIUM/HEAVY TRUCK TECHNOLOGY (11th):
This course will provide students will the skills need to understand, maintain, diagnose and repair Medium and Heavy Diesel Trucks. This course will be the concentrator course for the Medium/Heavy Truck Pathway at Duncan Polytechnical High School. This is part of a dual enrollment program with Fresno City College and Reedley College and students will earn college credit as well as credit toward high school graduation. Students will be working toward their ASE Educational Foundation Heavy/Medium Truck industry student certification. The emphasis in this course will be on technical skills, as well as foundational workplace skills such as written/oral communication, professionalism, problem solving, decision making and workplace relationship management.