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ADVERTISING DESIGN I - AR1507/AR1607

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1507/TT1607
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

ADVERTISING DESIGN II - AR1508/AR1608

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1508/TT1608
Prerequisites: Advertising Design I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit

ADVERTISING DESIGN III - AR1509/AR1609

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1509/TT1609
Prerequisites: Advertising Design I and II or Advertising Design I-II – 2 HR/Day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides further experience in computer production procedures including special assignments related to job training.  Students will work on advanced problems in illustration, package design, interior design, fashion design, and graphic design.  They will design brochure layouts and refine portfolio assignments from Advertising Design I-II.  There is an increased emphasis on computer technology as it relates to commercial art.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

 

ADVERTISING DESIGN IV - AR1510/AR1610

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1510/TT1610
Prerequisites: Advertising Design III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides further experience in computer production procedures including special assignments related to job training.  Students will work on advanced problems in illustration, package design, interior design, fashion design, and graphic design.  They will design brochure layouts and refine portfolio assignments from Advertising Design I-II.  There is an increased emphasis on computer technology as it relates to commercial art.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

 

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE I - AR1230

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1230
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to ceramic materials, equipment, skills and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as hand-building, tile production and throwing on a potter's wheel. Emphasis will be placed on the design of both functional and non-functional forms. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will create a personal portfolio of their work. Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles and practice skills used in the workplace.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE II - AR1231

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1231
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is an advanced study of materials, equipment, skills and techniques associated with commercial ceramics. This course focuses on the technical aspects of working with clay which include wheel thrown functional forms, tile production, ceramic sculpture, glazing techniques and firing. Students will analyze, interpret-and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will apply influence from these examples to their personal studio work. Students will develop a personal style demonstrated by a final portfolio. Special emphasis will be placed on exploring ceramic careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

COMMERCIAL ART I - ART011

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI011
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Illustration, design, drawing, and painting techniques are developed in this courseLearn to illustrate, design, draw, and paint.  Portfolio quality work and technique development are emphasized that include projects designed to prepare students for advanced training.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

COMMERCIAL ART II - ART013

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI013
Prerequisites: Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create designs that influence people.  This course includes areas in the field of commercial art related to fashion illustration, cover design, lettering, layout, magazine illustration, and container design.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

COMMERCIAL ART III-IV - AR1014/AR1015

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI014/TTI015
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create images that come to life!  This course includes areas in the field of commercial illustration, computer illustration, television, and commercial design and animation.  Students will also attain competency and mastery in commercial art while continuing to improve skills in illustration and painting, reading, writing, listening, speaking, problem-solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and research.  These skills will be addressed in all content areas through group and individual settings, practical applications, simulations, and community resources.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - ARA010/ARB010

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTA010/TTB010
Prerequisites: Computer Essentials or Computer Applications I or Computer Applications I (online) or instructor's permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to learn to design graphics or make animations?  Students in Digital Design will learn to create and edit graphics, animations and animated movies as well as enhance their general Internet skills. This course focuses on industry standard software such as Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.  Coursework is project based and designed to improve students’ digital and technology skills and meet the technology requirements for graduation.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN I - ART035

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course deals with the fundamentals as they pertain to two-dimensional design. The units include basic drawing, color theory, painting, and printmaking. Some beginning three-dimensional design may be included in this course.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN II - ART037

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or instructor review of portfolio.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course will cover problems dealing with composition, art styles, and creative imagination using several drawing and painting media. These will include pastels, ink, charcoal, transparent watercolor, acrylics, tempera, and other water-based techniques.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN III - ART039

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This is an advanced course in problem solving related to instruction in canvas stretching and preparation, oil techniques, mixed media, and a variety of illustration techniques which involve drawing, collage, photo transfer, encaustic, and resist media.
This course is repeatable for credit with instructor’s permission.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - AR1207/AR1707

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1207/TT1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - AR1208/AR1708

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1208/TT1708
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - AR1209/AR1709

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1209/TT1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I and II or Graphics Arts I-II – 2 HR/DAY
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

 This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - AR1210/AR1710

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1210/TT1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

METAL SCULPTURE - AR1240/AR1241

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1240/TT1241
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - ART056

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1056
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.   Students are highly encouraged to furnish their own 35mm camera.

 

Course Description: Capture the moment or create it!  This course is an exploration of photography, cameras, and materials.  Students will develop their ability to artistically communicate through the operation of manual 35 mm and digital cameras.  Students will produce a quality photographic print portfolio. 

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - ART057

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1057
Prerequisites: Studio Photography I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

Course Description: Capture the moment, or create it – part two!  It’s time to wow and amaze yourself with your newfound photography skills.  Studio Photography II takes you to the next level by continuing creative concepts such as advanced exposure, printing, special effects, digital manipulation, and studio lighting techniques.  Special emphasis is placed upon photography as an art form, and critique of personal work.  Students will produce a final gallery quality print portfolio.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - ART058

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1058
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

Course Description: Are you looking to develop your personal style of photography?  Students will refine their skills by exploring professional photographers’ work and alternative techniques.  They will continue to develop their expertise in color photography and studio lighting.  Students will integrate critiques that connect professional work to personal work.  A final gallery quality print portfolio will be produced.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - ART059

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1059
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

Course Description: Studio Photography IV focuses on the skills needed for a career in the photographic field as well as continuing to build one’s personal portfolio.  Students will work professionally, seek commissions from clients, learn business basics, and build a professional print and electronic portfolio.  They will also work around a personal theme and exhibit a display in the community.  Submitting a “2-D Design” portfolio using photography as a medium is an option for student to receive AP credit.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

3D MODELING AND CREATIVE ENGINEERING I - TT1213

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Are  you courious about 3D printing, 3D modeling and artistic design? Those are just some of the creative design and engineering tools you will learn in this project-based class. Students will come up with their own creative, original designs, 3D model them on the computer and then manufacture those designs using computer aide manufacturing tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters. Students will learn to bridge the gap between art and engineering. Anyone interested in design, art, engineering architecture and manufacturing will benefit from this class.

3D MODELING AND CREATIVE ENGINEERING II - TT1214

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course will build on the creative and technical design skills you learned in 3D Modeling and Creative Engineering I. In this course you will learn more advanced techniques with 3D printers, 3D modeling and laser cutters. You will also learn to use more advanced fabrication techniques and advanced design concepts. Students will get more freedom to customized their artistic projects to fit their personal interest and career goals.

ADVERTISING DESIGN I - TTI507/TTI607

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1507/AR1607
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

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ADVERTISING DESIGN I - AR1507/AR1607

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1507/TT1607
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

ADVERTISING DESIGN II - AR1508/AR1608

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1508/TT1608
Prerequisites: Advertising Design I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit

ADVERTISING DESIGN III - AR1509/AR1609

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1509/TT1609
Prerequisites: Advertising Design I and II or Advertising Design I-II – 2 HR/Day
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides further experience in computer production procedures including special assignments related to job training.  Students will work on advanced problems in illustration, package design, interior design, fashion design, and graphic design.  They will design brochure layouts and refine portfolio assignments from Advertising Design I-II.  There is an increased emphasis on computer technology as it relates to commercial art.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

 

ADVERTISING DESIGN IV - AR1510/AR1610

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1510/TT1610
Prerequisites: Advertising Design III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides further experience in computer production procedures including special assignments related to job training.  Students will work on advanced problems in illustration, package design, interior design, fashion design, and graphic design.  They will design brochure layouts and refine portfolio assignments from Advertising Design I-II.  There is an increased emphasis on computer technology as it relates to commercial art.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

 

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE I - AR1230

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1230
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to ceramic materials, equipment, skills and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as hand-building, tile production and throwing on a potter's wheel. Emphasis will be placed on the design of both functional and non-functional forms. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will create a personal portfolio of their work. Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles and practice skills used in the workplace.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE II - AR1231

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1231
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is an advanced study of materials, equipment, skills and techniques associated with commercial ceramics. This course focuses on the technical aspects of working with clay which include wheel thrown functional forms, tile production, ceramic sculpture, glazing techniques and firing. Students will analyze, interpret-and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will apply influence from these examples to their personal studio work. Students will develop a personal style demonstrated by a final portfolio. Special emphasis will be placed on exploring ceramic careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

COMMERCIAL ART I - ART011

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI011
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Illustration, design, drawing, and painting techniques are developed in this courseLearn to illustrate, design, draw, and paint.  Portfolio quality work and technique development are emphasized that include projects designed to prepare students for advanced training.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

COMMERCIAL ART II - ART013

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI013
Prerequisites: Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create designs that influence people.  This course includes areas in the field of commercial art related to fashion illustration, cover design, lettering, layout, magazine illustration, and container design.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

COMMERCIAL ART III-IV - AR1014/AR1015

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTI014/TTI015
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create images that come to life!  This course includes areas in the field of commercial illustration, computer illustration, television, and commercial design and animation.  Students will also attain competency and mastery in commercial art while continuing to improve skills in illustration and painting, reading, writing, listening, speaking, problem-solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and research.  These skills will be addressed in all content areas through group and individual settings, practical applications, simulations, and community resources.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - ARA010/ARB010

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TTA010/TTB010
Prerequisites: Computer Essentials or Computer Applications I or Computer Applications I (online) or instructor's permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to learn to design graphics or make animations?  Students in Digital Design will learn to create and edit graphics, animations and animated movies as well as enhance their general Internet skills. This course focuses on industry standard software such as Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.  Coursework is project based and designed to improve students’ digital and technology skills and meet the technology requirements for graduation.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN I - ART035

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course deals with the fundamentals as they pertain to two-dimensional design. The units include basic drawing, color theory, painting, and printmaking. Some beginning three-dimensional design may be included in this course.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN II - ART037

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or instructor review of portfolio.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course will cover problems dealing with composition, art styles, and creative imagination using several drawing and painting media. These will include pastels, ink, charcoal, transparent watercolor, acrylics, tempera, and other water-based techniques.

DRAWING, PAINTING & DESIGN III - ART039

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This is an advanced course in problem solving related to instruction in canvas stretching and preparation, oil techniques, mixed media, and a variety of illustration techniques which involve drawing, collage, photo transfer, encaustic, and resist media.
This course is repeatable for credit with instructor’s permission.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - AR1207/AR1707

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1207/TT1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalent credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - AR1208/AR1708

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1208/TT1708
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries!  This course will help students to understand the principles and techniques of the graphic design process.  Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed in this courseIn Graphic Arts you will learn how to communicate your passion to the world!  Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animation, iMovie and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - AR1209/AR1709

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1209/TT1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I and II or Graphics Arts I-II – 2 HR/DAY
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

 This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - AR1210/AR1710

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1210/TT1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of graphic arts and animations used in the video and print industries.  Instruction is designed to enhance the students’ creative process as they work individually and in teams.  Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

METAL SCULPTURE - AR1240/AR1241

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1240/TT1241
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - ART056

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1056
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.   Students are highly encouraged to furnish their own 35mm camera.

 

Course Description: Capture the moment or create it!  This course is an exploration of photography, cameras, and materials.  Students will develop their ability to artistically communicate through the operation of manual 35 mm and digital cameras.  Students will produce a quality photographic print portfolio. 

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - ART057

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1057
Prerequisites: Studio Photography I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

Course Description: Capture the moment, or create it – part two!  It’s time to wow and amaze yourself with your newfound photography skills.  Studio Photography II takes you to the next level by continuing creative concepts such as advanced exposure, printing, special effects, digital manipulation, and studio lighting techniques.  Special emphasis is placed upon photography as an art form, and critique of personal work.  Students will produce a final gallery quality print portfolio.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - ART058

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1058
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

Course Description: Are you looking to develop your personal style of photography?  Students will refine their skills by exploring professional photographers’ work and alternative techniques.  They will continue to develop their expertise in color photography and studio lighting.  Students will integrate critiques that connect professional work to personal work.  A final gallery quality print portfolio will be produced.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - ART059

Content Area: Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1059
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used.  Students are required to furnish their own 35mm camera.

Course Description: Studio Photography IV focuses on the skills needed for a career in the photographic field as well as continuing to build one’s personal portfolio.  Students will work professionally, seek commissions from clients, learn business basics, and build a professional print and electronic portfolio.  They will also work around a personal theme and exhibit a display in the community.  Submitting a “2-D Design” portfolio using photography as a medium is an option for student to receive AP credit.

Assignments may meet some of the culminating project technology proficiency requirements.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

3D MODELING AND CREATIVE ENGINEERING I - TT1213

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Are  you courious about 3D printing, 3D modeling and artistic design? Those are just some of the creative design and engineering tools you will learn in this project-based class. Students will come up with their own creative, original designs, 3D model them on the computer and then manufacture those designs using computer aide manufacturing tools such as 3D printers and laser cutters. Students will learn to bridge the gap between art and engineering. Anyone interested in design, art, engineering architecture and manufacturing will benefit from this class.

3D MODELING AND CREATIVE ENGINEERING II - TT1214

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course will build on the creative and technical design skills you learned in 3D Modeling and Creative Engineering I. In this course you will learn more advanced techniques with 3D printers, 3D modeling and laser cutters. You will also learn to use more advanced fabrication techniques and advanced design concepts. Students will get more freedom to customized their artistic projects to fit their personal interest and career goals.

ADVERTISING DESIGN I - TTI507/TTI607

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1507/AR1607
Prerequisites: Drawing, Painting & Design I or Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

ADVERTISING DESIGN II - TT1508/TT1608

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1508/AR1608
Prerequisites: Advertising Design I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Be a Designer!  Learn the skills to work in the design field.  Applications of creative design, photography, layout and paste-up procedures are explored as they relate to advertising and commercial design.  Students will be introduced to the computer as it relates to graphic layout and computer-generated art.  Techniques related to industrial design, fashion design, illustration, typography, graphic design, production art, and interior design are explored.  Each student will develop a final portfolio.  Students will observe working conditions and personnel in the field.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

ADVERTISING DESIGN III - TT1509/TT1609

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1509/AR1609
Prerequisites: Advertising Design I and II or Advertising Design I - II - 2HR/DAY
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides further experience in computer production procedures including special assignments related to job training. Students will work on advanced problems in illustration, package design, interior design, fashion design, and graphic design. They will design brochure layouts and refine portfolio assignments from Advertising Design I-II. There is an increased emphasis on computer technology as it relates to commercial art. This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

ADVERTISING DESIGN IV - TT1510/TT1610

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1510/AR1610
Prerequisites: Advertising Design III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course provides further experience in computer production procedures including special assignments related to job training. Students will work on advanced problems in illustration, package design, interior design, fashion design, and graphic design. They will design brochure layouts and refine portfolio assignments from Advertising Design I-II. There is an increased emphasis on computer technology as it relates to commercial art. This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE I - TT1230

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1230
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to ceramic materials, equipment, skills and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as hand-building, tile production and throwing on a potter's wheel. Emphasis will be placed on the design of both functional and non-functional forms. Surface treatment and glaze applications are introduced. Students will analyze historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students wil explore careers in the visual arts.

CERAMIC POTTERY & SCULPTURE II - TT1231

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1231
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is an intermediate study of ceramic materials, equipment and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as slab and mold. Throwing functional work on a potter's wheel is emphasized. Students will apply applique, impressing and incising as methods of surface treatment. Sponge, scratch and wax resist techniques will be used as decorative approached to glazing. Students will analyze and interpret historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will explore careers related to ceramic production and manufacturing.

CERAMIC POTTERY AND SCULPTURE III-IV - TT1232/TT1233

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART009
Prerequisites: CERAMIC POTTERY AND SCULPTURE I-II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 

This course is an advanced study of ceramic materials, equipment and techniques. Students will apply three dimensional design using traditional ceramic techniques such as slab and molds. Advanced throwing techniques are emphasized. Students will apply burnishing, slip trailing and inlay as methods of surface treatment. Banding, masque and wash techniques will be used as decorative approaches to glazing. Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of ceramics. Students will develop a personal portfolio and explore entrepreneurial opportunities.

 

COMMERCIAL ART I - TTI011

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART011
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn to illustrate, design, draw, and paint. Portfolio quality work and technique development are emphasized that include projects designed to prepare students for advanced training. This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

COMMERCIAL ART II - TTI013

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART013
Prerequisites: Commercial Art I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create designs that influence people. This course includes areas in the field of commercial art related to fashion illustration, cover design, lettering, layout, magazine illustration, and container design. This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

COMMERCIAL ART III-IV - TTI014/TTI015

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1014/AR1015
Prerequisites: Commercial Art II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Create images that come to life!  This course includes areas in the field of commercial illustration, computer illustration, television, and commercial design and animation.  Students will also attain competency and mastery in commercial art while continuing to improve skills in illustration and painting, reading, writing, listening, speaking, problem-solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and research.  These skills will be addressed in all content areas through group and individual settings, practical applications, simulations, and community resources.  This course would be very useful for students developing a culminating project.

DESIGN AND 3D MODELING - TT1211/TT1212

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: Art Cross Credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Become and inventor and designer. This project-based class will help show you how to come up with an initial idea, research customer needs, design your product with 3D modeling/engineering software, and then finally create your product in real life. You will learn how to use 3D printers, laser cutters and other Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) equipment. This course is the first step towards a career in creative product design.

GRAPHIC ARTS I - TT1207/TT1707

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1207/AR1707
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Learn how to create computer-based images that are used in the graphic arts, animation, and video industries! This course will help students to u nderstand the elements and priciples of design. Students will create a protfolio of their work that shocases the skills they have developed in this course. Learn today’s software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Animation, iMovie and Premier and much more to move ahead in today’s technological world.  Video techniques will capture your audience; producing skills for a lifetime.  The skills used in class can be used for your culminating project all while building a portfolio of your work. This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS II - TT1208/TT1708

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1208/AR1708
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producting art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student. Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS III - TT1209/TT1709

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1209/AR1709
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere, along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producting art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customized to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the sutdent. Students will create a portfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

GRAPHIC ARTS IV - TT1210/TT1710

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1210/AR1710
Prerequisites: Graphic Arts III
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

In this course, students learn the advanced uses of Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere, along with 3D Animation. Instruction is designed to enhance the students' creative process as they work individually and in teams. Students will also learn the screen printing process by producing art to output and put on a garment using various techniques. Projects will be customied to the individual needs, interests, and career pathway goals of the student. Students will create a protfolio of their work that showcases the skills they have developed.

This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

METAL SCULPTURE - TT1240/TT1241

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: AR1240/AR1241
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is an exploration of general metal art fabrication materials, tools, techniques, and sculptural design.  Students will learn three-dimensional design using metal forming techniques such as soldering, brazing, oxyacetylene, MIG/TIG Welding and foundry work.  Emphasis will be put on design in both functional and sculptural forms.  Students will analyze, interpret and evaluate historic and contemporary work by professionals in the field of metal sculpture.  Students will create a personal portfolio of their work.  Students will explore how metal sculpture skills are used in fine art, architecture, building trades, and the custom automotive industry.  Through class activities, students will explore related careers, assume leadership roles, and practice skills used in the workplace.

SCHOOL ANNUAL I-II - NDA201/NDA202

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.Student may enroll at the semester.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Members of the yearbook staff will develop skills in graphic arts, journalism, digital photography, computer design and layout, leadership, and business management as they work together toward the common goal of recording the events, personalities, trends, and history of the school year.

This course is repeatable for additional credit with instructor's permission.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY I - TT1056

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART056
Course Description: 

Capture the moment or create it!  This course is an exploration of photography, cameras, and materials.  Students will develop their ability to artistically communicate through the operation of manual 35 mm and digital cameras.  Students will produce a quality photographic print portfolio. 

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY II - TT1057

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART057
Prerequisites: Studio Photography I
Course Description: 

Capture the moment, or create it – part two!  It’s time to wow and amaze yourself with your newfound photography skills.  Studio Photography II takes you to the next level by continuing creative concepts such as advanced exposure, printing, special effects, digital manipulation, and studio lighting techniques.  Special emphasis is placed upon photography as an art form, and critique of personal work.  Students will produce a final gallery quality print portfolio.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY III - TT1058

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART058
Prerequisites: Studio Photography II
Course Description: 

Are you looking to develop your personal style of photography?  Students will refine their skills by exploring professional photographers’ work and alternative techniques.  They will continue to develop their expertise in color photography and studio lighting.  Students will integrate critiques that connect professional work to personal work.  A final gallery quality print portfolio will be produced.

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IV - TT1059

Content Area: CTE Art
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: ART059
Prerequisites: Studio Photography III
Course Description: 

 

Studio Photography IV focuses on the skills needed for a career in the photographic field as well as continuing to build one’s personal portfolio.  Students will work professionally, seek commissions from clients, learn business basics, and build a professional print and electronic portfolio.  They will also work around a personal theme and exhibit a display in the community.  Submitting a “2-D Design” portfolio using photography as a medium is an option for student to receive AP credit.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY I - TT1039/TT1639

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC1039/CC1639
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic skills that are used in the automotive repair industry. Students are provided with an overview of automotive systems that include four-cycle gasoline engines, automotive preventive maintenance, brake repair, electrical systems, engine performance, suspension and steering. This class uses NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) task lists as the foundation for the course.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY I-II - 2 HR/DAY - TT2039/TT2040

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC2039/CC2040
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic skills that are used in the automotive repair industry. Students are provided with an overview of automotive systems that include four-cycle gasoline engines, automotive preventive maintenance, brake repair, electrical systems, engine performance, suspension and steering. This class uses NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) task lists as the foundation for the course.

AUTO TECHNOLOGY III-IV - 2 HR/DAY - TT2041/TT2042

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC2041/SC2042
Prerequisites: Auto Technology I and II or Auto Technology I-II - 2 HR/DAY
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Today’s automotive repair industry has taken on a new sophistication.  It requires advanced training and diagnostic skills.  The class is a nationally certified program.  This can put you on your way to an extensive knowledge of the automobile for your own use, or possibly a career in this field. 

These courses are repeatable for additional credit with instructor’s permission.

AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE - TTI033

Content Area: CTE Automotive
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is designed for students with little or no experience with automobiles and their systems. The students will have hands-on experiences in car care that includes changing oil, tires and fluids, safety checks, basic car servicing and detailing. Students will also learn to make informed consumer choices when purchasing a car.

ACCOUNTING I-II - BUS101/BUS102

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT501/MAT502
Course Description: 

Today’s accounting students are tomorrow’s leaders – in business, education, government, and more. Learn to speak the language of business. Gain hands-on experience with manual and computerized accounting systems while completing the accounting cycle. Acquire skills in payroll, tax returns, banking basics, inventory, and depreciation. From entrepreneur to the corporate office, understand how daily transactions impact future business decisions. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ACCOUNTING III-IV - BUS103/BUS104

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT503/MAT504
Prerequisites: Accounting I-II or Accounting I-II (online)
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Expand your financial knowledge and tools as you move towards your career and future goals. Continue refining your skills with the accounting cycle for a corporation. Specialized topics include departmentalized accounting, inventory control, non-collectible accounts, accrued items, distributing dividends, cost of merchandise sold, international sales, and notes payable. Increase your skills and with it your opportunities and possibilities. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING - TTI127

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT127
Prerequisites: Introduction to java Programming or by instructor approval
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Are you ready to develop your own computer applications? This course teaches the skills required to develop graphical programs using the Java language. Assignments are project-based and include examples such as creating calculators, simple games and porjects based on your own interests.

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A - TTI128/TTI130

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT128
Prerequisites: Introduction to Java Programming or Algebra III-IV recommended Algebra III-IV
College Credit Option: AP
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Advanced Placement Computer Science A is a college-level, object-oriented programming class with an emphasis on problem solving and algorithm development.  The programming language (JAVA) is the vehicle for implementing computer-based solutions to particular problems and projects.  The course also includes the study of data structures and abstraction.  Some programming experience is highly recommended.  However, students with solid math and problem solving skills can be successful in the class.  Students taking the class will prepare for and have the opportunity to take the AP Computer Science test in the spring for advanced placement in college computer science programs.

 

BUSINESS LAW - BUS107

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: SOC107
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Do you want to scream “objection, your honor!” while watching legal shows on TV? Have you ever thought about being a lawyer, or do you want to learn more about your legal rights?  Are you planning on a career in business? Then Business Law is the course for you! We’ll dive into contracts, your rights as a consumer, discrimination in the workplace, partnerships, personal injury cases, crimes, and how our court system works. We’ll even have an opportunity to visit the King County Courthouse in Seattle to watch real courtroom action. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS - TT1400

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is aligned with the Green River Community College course "Networking Infrastructure Fundatmentals - IT 131." Students will be introduced to careers that involved managing routers and switches. Topics include TCP/IP and OSI modules, subnetting, protocols network applications, switching and routing fundamentals, and an introduction to configuring Cisco routers and switches.

Outline:

Local Area Networking

Defining Networks with the OSI Model

Wired and Wireless Networks

Internet Protocol

Implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line

Networking Services

Wide Area Networks

Defining Network Infrastructures and Network Security

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMMING I - TT1402

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Are you interested in a career in Computer Science or Engineering? Do you want to get involved in the exciting oppportunities available for IT graduates? Enroll in this introductory computer programming course designed for students without programming experience. College credit is available through Green River College and their "Programming I for information Professionals - IT102. Students will be introduced to procedural programming, basic control structures, arrays of defining objects. Great course for all ages of high school students with a proficient algebra-level math background.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL SERVER FUNDAMENTALS - TT1401

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course is aligned with the Green River Community College course "Microsoft Windows (Current Version) Server Implementation - IT 160." Students will learn to install and configure Microsoft Windows for servers.

Outline:

Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows

Operating System Configurations

Native Applications, Tools, Mobility, and Remote Management and Assistance

Managing Devices

File and Print Sharing

Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows

Backup and Recovery Methods

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I - BUS015

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS018
Course Description: 

Gain the top computing skills college courses demand and the job market expects.  This is an intermediate course designed to provide students with technology skills required for graduation using industry standards.  Students will use Microsoft Office applications for personal, school, and/or work related situations.  Students may have the opportunity to take an industry level certification exam and/or earn college credit for this class.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II - BUS017

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Computer Applicatons I or Computer Applications I (Online)
Course Description: 

Perfect your skills with the Microsoft Office applications and take industry standard certification exams to prove your proficiency with technology.  This advanced computer applications course takes students to the expert level in word processing and spreadsheets, and further develops their skills in databases, electronic presentations, and desktop publishing.  Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class. This course may be repeated for students wanting to take Microsoft Office Specialist certification exams.

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS - BUS002

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide students with technology skills required for graduation. It is a comprehensive course where students apply computer skills to business and personal applications.  It emphasizes learning to type by touch and other data input technologies.  Presentation skills, databases, spreadsheets, charting and word processing skills will be introduced. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credit for this class.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - TTC001/TTC002/TTC003

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: : Students must have successfully completed or be currently enrolled in a Career & Technical Education (CTE) class and have achieved job entry-level skills as attested by the CTE instructor’s signature. Career & Technical Education courses are offer
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

 

Cooperative Education connects the knowledge and skills obtained in the classroom to those needed outside of the classroom. Cooperative Education is a training program that allows students to receive school credit for paid work experience that relates to a Career & Technical Education class that they are currently taking or have successfully completed. A written training agreement and learning plan is required. The Cooperative Education program coordinator, course instructor, and employer will define the sequence of instruction. A student may receive an “NC” mark if the work hour requirement for a grading period is not met (through no fault of their own) with the instructor’s approval.

 

Credits:            A student must complete 180 hours of successful work experience for each 0.5 credit of Cooperative Education. School credit can be earned for work experience outside of the school day. Students requesting release time from the normal school day to participate in the Cooperative Education program must obtain approval from the school’s principal. A maximum of 4 credits from Cooperative Education may be applied toward the credits needed for graduation.

 

This course is repeatable for additional credit. Multiple sections of Cooperative Education can be taken concurrently if the program coordinator has determined that the work hour requirement for each section can be fulfilled.

 

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DIGITAL DESIGN I-II - TTA010/TTB010

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: ARA010/ARB010
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to learn how to manipulate images for social media? Do you want to design graphics or make animations? Students in Digital Design will learn to create and edit illustrations, images and animations. This course utilizes the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite which may include Photoshop, Illustrator and Animate. Coursework is project based and designed to imporve students' digital and technology skills. This is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course eligible for art equivalency credit.

ECONOMICS - BUS508

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS510/SOC508
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

What does it take to start and manage your own business?  Discover the role that economics plays in your personal life, and in domestic and global economies through real-world activities.  Learn how to make sound business decisions by discovering what economics is all about.  Money and banking, economic systems, international trade, supply and demand—these are just a few of the topics you will explore.

 

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA - TT0696/TT0697

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA0696/MA0697
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Course Description: 

Now is the time to start understanding finance in mathematical terms and gain confidence in your ability to manage money—the tools to become financially responsible.  This course is designed to build on your prior math knowledge while taking you step-by-step through strategies that will help you learn the time value of money.  Real-world problems in investing , credit, banking, auto insurance, mortgages, employment, income taxes, budgeting, planning for retirement, and more are solved by applying the relevant mathematics.  The course employs algebra, pre-calculus, probability and statistics, and calculus to solve financial problems that occur in everyday life.  Interactive components, e-learning, digital resources, graphing calculators, and spreadsheet activities/graphs will enhance this course.

GAME PROGRAMMING - TTI129

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT129
Prerequisites: Introduction for Java Programming or AP Computer Science
Course Description: 

This course for experienced programmers will provide you with everything you need to get started in game development.  You will learn to write exciting and interactive games for various platforms.  Your objective will be to build the game of your dreams!

 

MARKETING I-II - BUS049/BUS050

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS051/BUS052
Course Description: 

Why would someone pay $250 for a handbag, shoes or tickets to an athletic event? Wonder what it takes to run your own business? In this hands-on class, you’ll find the answers to these questions and many more about the role marketing plays in business and life. This course focuses on sales, advertising, and how to be successful in life and work. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING III-IV - BUS055/BUS056

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: BUS057/BUS058
Prerequisites: Marketing I-II or Marketing I-II (Online) or instructors permission
Course Description: 

What does it take to start and run a coffee empire like Starbucks or a fashion industry leader like Nordstrom? In this course you will dive into how to start and run your own business. Students will have the opportunity to partcipate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may ahve the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING OPERATIONS I-II - BUS084/BUS085

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Application or interview may be required.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

STUDENT STORE! Students will work hands-on with all aspects of store operations, analyzing product costs, determining pricing and developing relationships with vendors. Students will develop skills in customer service, proper money-handling, teamwork, marketing, problem solving, and technology. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a marketing club. Students may have the opportunity to earn college credits for this class.

MARKETING V-VI - BUS067/BUS068

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Marketing III-IV
Course Description: 

Social Media Marketing! Twitter. Instagram. Pinterest. Learn how to apply your social media skills to the business world. Students will have the opportunity to participate and travel through DECA, a maketing club.

WEB DESIGN I - TTI131

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Familiarity with keyboard or Computer Essentials is recommended
Course Description: 

Do you want to impress your friends with your website? Are you stuck using common templates and layouts and want to learn more advanced ways to express your creativity? Take Web Design I and learn to design professional looking websites that will amaze your family and friends. Students will learn HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, Java Scripting, and professional web site development tools.

 

WEB DESIGN II - TTI132

Content Area: CTE Business/Marketing
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Web Design 1 or by teacher permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you want to add more pizzazz and style to your website?  Take Web Design II and learn to enhance web sites using the Macromedia Suite of Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash.  In this course, students will design, edit, and publish web sites; create and manipulate graphics, generate short videos and convert them to a web format to view on the World Wide Web.

CULINARY ARTS PREP I - TT0241/TT0641

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC0241/CC0641
Course Description: 

Are you ready to show off your skills in the kitchen? Earn a Food Handler’s Permit and learn industry standards necessary to work in the food service and hospitality field. Gain hands-on experience preparing safe and delicious food while working in Kentridge's Three Season's Restaurant in a real commercial kitchen. Participate in catering events throughout the community. This class just might prepare you to be the next “Top Chef”!

Culinary Arts Prep I: for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.  

Culinary Arts Prep II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Prep III or Culinary Arts Prep IV: for students who have taken Culinary Arts Prep I & II.

 

CULINARY ARTS PREP I-II - 2 HR/DAY - TT2241/TT2242

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC2241/CC2242
Prerequisites: Instructor approval is required for the 2 HR/Day course.
Course Description: 

Are you ready to show off your skills in the kitchen? Earn a Food Handler’s Permit and learn industry standards necessary to work in the food service and hospitality field. Gain hands-on experience preparing safe and delicious food while working in a real commercial kitchen. Participate in catering events throughout the community. This class just might prepare you to be the next “Top Chef”!

Culinary Arts Prep I: for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.  

Culinary Arts Prep II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

CULINARY ARTS PREP II - TT0242/TT0642

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC0242/CC06420
Course Description: 

Are you ready to show off your skills in the kitchen? Earn a Food Handler’s Permit and learn industry standards necessary to work in the food service and hospitality field. Gain hands-on experience preparing safe and delicious food while working in Kentridge's Three Season's Resaurant in a real commercial kitchen. Participate in catering events throughout the community. This class just might prepare you to be the next “Top Chef”!

Culinary Arts Prep I: for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.  

Culinary Arts Prep II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Prep III or Culinary Arts Prep IV: for students who have taken Culinary Arts Prep I & II.

CULINARY ARTS PREP III - TT0243/TT0643

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC0243/CC0643
Prerequisites: Culinary Arts Prep I-II or Culinary Arts Serv I-II.
Course Description: 

Are you ready to show off your skills in the kitchen? Earn a Food Handler's Permit and learn industry standards necessary to work in the food service and hospitality field. Gain hands-on experience preparing and serving safe and delicious food while working in Kentridge's Three Season's Restaurant in a real commercial kitchen. Participate in catering events throughout the community. This class just might prepare you to be the next "Top Chef"!

Culinary Arts Prep I: for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Prep II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Prep III or Culinary Arts Prep IV:  for students who have taken Culinary Arts Prep I & II.

 

CULINARY ARTS PREP III-IV - 2 HR/DAY - TT2243/TT2244

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC2243/CC2244
Prerequisites: Culinary Art Prep I-II. Students may enter at the semester.
Course Description: 

Are you a passionate culinary artist? This course is a continuation of Culinary Arts Prep I-II. Emphasis is on organization, leadership and advanced knowledge in food safety, preparation, and service. Business systems such as purchasing, receiving, inventory, quality control and menu design will be included. A career as a restaurant manager or owner may be in your future! 

Culinary Arts Prep III or Culinary Arts Prep IV:  for students who have taken Culinary Arts Prep I & II.

CULINARY ARTS PREP IV - TT0244/TT0644

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: CC0244/CC0644
Prerequisites: Culinary Arts Prep III
Course Description: 

Are you a passionate culinary artist? This course is a continuation of Culinary Arts Prep I-II. Emphasis is on organization, leadership and advanced knowledge in food safety, preparation, and service. Business systems such as purchasing, receiving, inventory, quality control and menu design will be included. A career as a restaurant manager or owner may be in your future! 

Culinary Arts Prep III or Culinary Arts Prep IV:  for students who have taken Culinary Arts Prep I & II.

CULINARY ARTS SERV I - TT0251/TT0651

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

Do you like meeting new people and a fast-paced environment? Learn how to organize and set up a work station based on menu items. Focus on taking orders, serving customers and barista training on an espresso cart.   If problem solving, prioritizing, and being enthusiastic are your strengths you’ll fit perfectly in the “front of the house.”  Learn how to handle money transactions and apply business management skills that will be easily transferred to future customer service and retail jobs. Be a part of running the restaurant and creating a pleasant dining experience for customers!

 

Culinary Arts Serv I:  for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Serv II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

 

 

CULINARY ARTS SERV I-II - 2 HR/DAY - TT2251/TT2252

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Course Description: 

Do you like meeting new people and a fast-paced environment? Learn how to organize and set up a work station based on menu items. Focus on taking orders, providing drinks, and serving customers.  If problem solving, prioritizing, and being enthusiastic are your strengths you’ll fit perfectly in the “front of the house.”  Learn how to handle money transactions and apply business management skills that will be easily transferred to future customer service and retail jobs. Be a part of running the restaurant and creating a pleasant dining experience for customers!

 

Culinary Arts Serv I:  for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Serv II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

 

 

CULINARY ARTS SERV II - TT0252/TT0652

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

Do you like meeting new people and a fast-paced environment? Learn how to organize and set up a work station based on menu items in the back of the house. Focus on taking orders, serving customers and barista training on an espresso cart.  If problem solving, prioritizing, and being enthusiastic are your strengths you’ll fit perfectly in the “front of the house.”  Learn how to handle money transactions and apply business management skills that will be easily transferred to future customer service and retail jobs. Be a part of running the restaurant and creating a pleasant dining experience for customers!

 

Culinary Arts Serv I:  for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Serv II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

 

 

CULINARY ARTS SERV III - TT0253/TT0653

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Culinary Arts Serv I-II or Culinary Arts Prep I-II
Course Description: 

Do you like meeting new people and a fast-paced environment? Learn how to organize and set up a work station based on menu items in the back of the house. Focus on taking orders, serving customers, and barista training on an espresso cart. If problem solving, prioritizing, and being enthusiastic are your strenghts you'll fit perfectly in the "front of the house" Learn how to handle money transactions and apply business management skills that will be easily transferred to future customer service retail jobs. Be a part of running the restaurant and creating a pleasant dining experience for customers!


 Culinary Arts Serv I: for students that are just beginning in the culinary arts program.

     Culinary Arts Serv II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program.

CULINARY ARTS SERV III-IV - 2 HR/DAY - TT2253/TT2254

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Prerequisites: Culinary Arts Serv I-II or Culinary Arts Prep I-II. Students may enter at the semester. Instructor approval is required for this 3 HR/DAY course.
Course Description: 

This class will prepare the student for post-secondary education or direct entrance into the food-service industry. Advanced organizational skills in both the kitchen as well as dining room will be covered. Emphasis is on supervisory and business skills necessary for a more in-depth understanding of the industry. Various styles of table service will be implemented as well as evaluating various types of restaurant establishments on their current practices.

 

Culinary Arts Serv III or Culinary Arts Serv IV:  for students who are advanced in the culinary arts program.

Culinary Arts Serv III-IV:  3-hr/day covers the finalization of food preparation through the service and clean-up of the restaurant.

CULINARY ARTS SERV IV - TT0254/TT0654

Content Area: CTE Culinary Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Culinary Arts Serv III
Course Description: 

Do you like meeting new people and a fast-paced environment? Learn how to organize and set up a work station based on menu items in the back of the house. Focus on taking orders, serving customers, and barista training on an espresso cart. If problem solving, prioritizing, and being enthusiastic are your strenghts you'll fit perfectly in the "front of the house." Learn how to handle money transactions and apply business management skills that will be easily transferred to future customer service and retail jobs. Be a part of running the restaurant and creating a pleaseant dining experience for customers!

 

Culinary Arts Serv I: for students that are just beginning inthe culinary arts program

    Culinary Arts Serv II: for students that are continuing in the culinary arts program

ENGINEERING AND INNOVATION II - TT1152/TT1652

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1152/MA1652
Prerequisites: Engineering Applications I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Engineering and Innovation I. Students will continue to advance their skills in design, 3D modeling, and manufacturing. Students will be given the freedom to choose which advanced concepts to focus on, and manage independent projects throughout the year. An emphasis will be on using research, design, and digital fabrication to solve design and engineering problems.

ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS I - TT1151/TT1651

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1151/MA1651
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course prepares students to research real-life engineering problems, design a solution, and fabricate it themselves. Students will learn Computer-Aided Manufacturing techniques such as 3D prinitng, laser cutting, and CNC routing. Students will also learn basic principles of electrical engineering, robotics, and programming. An emphasis will be placed on creative problem-solving. This will be a hands-on, brain-on course where students will be expected to manage their own projects and collaborate with others. This course wil be relevant to students interested in a variety of engineering-related fields.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING I - TT1153/TT1653

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1153/MA1653
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

The goal of the class is for students to develop basic skills and understanding of both the mechanical portion and software programming portion of robotics and how these two parts must be combined to cerate a functioning robot. An example project is starting with basic driving commands for a robot and ending the project with a Sumo Robot contest requiring students to create an autonomous control program for their robot. A similiar project based approach is taken with the mechanical portion of robotics using the six simple machines that are the building blocks of all machines.

ROBOTICS ENGINEERING II - TT1154/TT1654

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MA1154/MA1654
Prerequisites: Algebra I-II and Robotics I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This course is a continuation of Robotics Engineering I. This course allows students to safely apply design, development, manufacturing, and modeling principles in the identification and resolution of robotics engineering problems. Course elements include instruction in physics of robotics, robotics systems and subsystems, robotics programming, robotics fabrication, robotics operations, feedback and control systems, autonomous and tele-operated control, system testing, analysis, troubleshooting, aerospace manufacturing and quality control.

SURVEY OF ENGINEERING I-II - TT1103/TT1104

Content Area: CTE Engineering
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

This is a project-based course where students work individually and in groups to study basic skills needed in engineering and technical careers. The applications of mathematical, scientific and technical principles are the foundations of this course.

CAREERS IN EDUCATION INTERNSHIP - FCS007

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Careers with Children and instructor’s permission; private transportation required
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This class is a continuation of Careers with Children course.  Have you always dreamed of becoming a teacher? Do you want to inspire others and make a difference? In this course, you will become an intern for a teacher in a Kent School District elementary or middle school classroom. Whatever you are interested in teaching from music to science to general classroom instruction, there is a placement waiting for you! Complete your professional protfolio while teaching in a classroom.

CAREERS WITH CHILDREN - FCS003

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

Have you always dreamed of a career involving children? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s educational experience? Gain valuable skills working with school-age children at an elementary school while you develop a professional portfolio documenting your knowledge and experience. Instruction includes child development, learning styles, and the special-needs of children. Successful completion qualifies you to take Careers in Education Internship where you can apply your skills at an elementary/secondary field site.

CREATIVE COOKING - FCS021

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Are you hungry? Are you curious about how to prepare your favorite dish? Explore the world of food and learn basic cooking skills for home, career, and entertainment. Prepare delicious baked goods, hearty soups and pastas, and a variety of appetizing dishes. Prepare your food with a flare and make it visually appealing. Sign up now! Your reservations have been made.

EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERNSHIP - FCS008

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Exploring Childhood or instructor's permission. Passing a background check and a tuberculosis test to work with young children may be required depending on internship location and to comply with state law.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Do you dream of a career working with young children? Do you want a change from the regular classroom? Would you like to work with the staff in the high school daycare/preschool/special needs department?  This class is for you!  Plan and teach lessons and discover the joys of watching children learn.  Gain skills you will use working as a future teacher, daycare director, or  parent.  Earn your STARS professional certification by successfully completing this course and Exploring Childhood. 

EXPLORING CHILDHOOD - FCS001

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

Do you love little kids? Do you want to work with little children or become a parent some day? Learn about how children develop from birth to age five. Discover the challenges of pregnancy and infant care through caring for an electronic baby. As a positive role model, you will mentor children, by becoming an educational buddy and planning and teaching lessons. Successful completion qualifies you to take Early Childhood Internship and work towards your STARS professional certificate. Passing a background check to work with your children may be required depending on internship location and to comply with state law.

 

FOOD AND FITNESS - FCS002

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: PHY002
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Would you like to learn how to cook healthy foods and earn a P.E. credit?  Come join us to make your favorite foods the healthy way.  Analyze your current eating habits and improve your food choices.  Enjoy nutritious cooking labs and fun physical activities to help you look and feel your best.  Experience a variety of non-competitive fitness activities.  Take this class and learn to set goals for self-improvement.

LIFE ON YOUR OWN - FCS011

Content Area: CTE Family & Consumer Sciences
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: FCS012
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

 

Are you ready for life after high school? Learn how! Can you cook a delicious meal on a budget? Would you like to explore careers that fit your personality? Ace a job interview? Do you know how to make your money grow and spend it wisely? Learn how to get along with future roommates and co-workers. Discover what a positive dating relationship looks like. This class will help prepare you for the realities of your future. Take this class and be a step ahead in life.

SPORTS MEDICINE I - TT1095/TT1695

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC1095/SC1695
Prerequisites: 9th grade science recommended
Course Description: 

This course will provide an overview of numerous careers in the health-care field.  As a science-based class, it is focused on development of core health science knowledge.  As a year-long program, it will introduce students to the leadership skills necessary to pursue careers in athletic training, physical and occupational therapy, personal training, massage therapy, nutrition, medicine, and other health-related careers.  Course content will include medical terminology, introduction to human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, strengthening and conditioning, injury prevention, First Aid and CPR, basic athletic training skills, rehabilitation techniques, and therapeutic modalities.

SPORTS MEDICINE II - TT0696/TT1696

Content Area: CTE Health
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC1096/SC1696
Prerequisites: Sports Medicine I
Course Description: 

This course will provide an overview of numerous careers in the health-care field.  As a science-based class, it is focused on development of core health science knowledge.  As a year-long program, it will introduce students to the leadership skills necessary to pursue careers in athletic training, physical and occupational therapy, personal training, massage therapy, nutrition, medicine, and other health-related careers.  Course content will include medical terminology, introduction to human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, fitness, strengthening and conditioning, injury prevention, First Aid and CPR, basic athletic training skills, rehabilitation techniques, and therapeutic modalities.

AVIATION FUNDAMENTALS: FLIGHT I-II - TTI009/TTI010

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT609/MAT610
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing. Geometry I-II recommended..
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee:  A fee will be charged for materials, flight and simulator time. The fee is negotiated and determined each spring.


Required: Students must provide their own transportation to Crest Airpark and other related training sites that are a part of the program.  Permission to drive must be secured through the student’s home high school.  Students must pass the necessary background checks and meet the training requirements as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).


Course Description: This course will include flight time at Crest Airpark.  The flight time consists of piloting time in both an actual airplane and a FAA-approved flight-training device. Additionally, the course involves observation time while occupying the backseat of a four-place airplane. Pre-flight and post-flight ground instruction time is also included. Students must also enroll in Aviation Fundamentals: Ground I–II.

AVIATION FUNDAMENTALS: GROUND I-II - TTI007/TTI008

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: MAT607/MAT608
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior Standing. Geometry I-II recommended.
Course Description: 

Required: Students must provide their own transportation to Crest Airpark and other related training sites that are a part of the program.  Permission to drive must be secured through the student’s home high school.  Students must pass the necessary background checks and meet the training requirements as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).


Course Description: This course will include classroom instruction in preparation for the FAA private pilot examination. Students attend class at Crest Airpark for two hours per day. Required flight time hours are scheduled outside of the normal school day.  Students must also enroll in Aviation Fundamentals: Flight I-II.

BIOTECHNOLOGY I-II - TTI083/TTI084

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SCI083/SCI084
Prerequisites: Integrated Science III-IV
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This course allows students to explore the latest technologies used for biological research through hands-on activities with equipment found in cutting-edge research labs.  Students will also investigate controversial issues related to new technology, such as genetically modified foods and the use of animals in research.  They will learn how to form well-justified arguments and have productive discussions with their peers about these issues.  Finally, as a part of the bioinformatics unit, students will learn to use the same computer databases used by scientists working with DNA sequences.

CAREER CHOICES I - TT1757

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

In this course, students will explore their strengths, interests, values, and skills; learn how to select and pay for education after hgih school, including completing the FAFSA or WASFA; research and compare different careers; complete a job portfolio; and prepare to ace the job interview. Several projects in this course meet graduation requirements fo Culminating Project/High School & Beyond Plan.

CAREER CHOICES II - TT1758

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

In this course, students will learn how to navigate key aspects of the workplace including co-worker relationships, hours of work, pay, benefits, ethics, and employer an employee responsibilities regarding safety, discrimination, harassment, and equal opportunity.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS - TT1013

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

This course is currently in "field test" mode.

Computer fundamentals is an articulated course with Green River College. This course may be eligible for college credit. It includes CompTIA A+ certificiation. Students enrolled in Computer Fundamentals will install PC operating systems, perform computer hardware and software; maintenance, install and maintain computer peripherals and install operating systems for clients and servers. Upon completion of the course students will be able to build a personal computer and set-up the hardware and services necessary to support users at a local level.

COSMETOLOGY I-II - 4 HR/DAY - TT4061/TT4062

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 4 hours per day
# of Credits: 4.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: SC4061/SC4062
Prerequisites: Senior standing. Student must have a plan in place to meet their graduation requirements.
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Fee:  A fee will be charged for a beauty school kit payable at the beginning of training.

Required:  Students must provide own transportation to and from the beauty college.  Prior to admission into the program, each student must complete an entrance application and be interviewed.  Details of the program (including additional fees and school hours) are negotiated with the beauty college each year and will be outlined at the orientation meeting.


Course Desription: This course includes training in theory and practical exercises in the art and science of cosmetology.  Student will learn hair, skin, and nail care along with disinfection and safety procedures taught to state standards.  Students will learn wet and dry styling, shampooing, cutting, coloring, perming, and relaxing the hair.  Students train in the classroom and under actual salon conditions.  Course training prepares students for the Washington State Cosmetology Licensing Examinations.

FIRE FIGHTING I-II - 2 HR/DAY - TT2757/TT2758

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 2 hours per day
# of Credits: 2.0 credit
Course Description: 

This course introduces students to all aspects of fire science.  Topics of study will include firefighting, investigation, prevention, communications, first aid, hazardous materials, and emergency response.  Developing teamwork and leadership skills will be emphasized throughout the course.

MANUFACTURING INTERNSHIP - TTI508

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

The Manufacturing Internship course will provide students with exposure to this career field with a unique and personalized experience that take place outside of the classroom. This non-paid internship will take place at a business or non-profit that would allow a student to be exposed to this career field in a real-world situation. Students must apply to participate in this program. Placements will be based upon a student's application, and an interview process with the worksite manager. A school district internship specialist will coordinate the required contract and learning plan with the student, parents/guardians, worksite manager, and school. The worksite manager serves as the site supervisor and mentor for the student in the internship program. Students must complete 90 hours in the internship to qualify for 0.5 high school credit. To qualify for this internship students must have completed the 10th grade, be at least 16 years old, and be able to provide their own transportation to the internship site.

Outline:

Career Exploration

Teamwork

Leadership Skills

Health & Safety

Legal Aspects of Employment

Job-related Skills

 

STUDENT TECHNICAL SUPPORT - TTI308

Content Area: CTE Specialty
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Students will learn valuable skills in the support of computer hardware, operating systems and the district’s standard applications. These skills will be demonstrated as students engage in staff and student assistance for the technical support needs of their school. In this ongoing support role, students will develop skills and practices applicable to the information technology needs of industry.

AUDIO ENGINEERING - TTI024

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Learn the basics of audio recording, DJ and sound design. Obtain firsthand experience using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the foundations working with sound in a professional enviornment. Bulk up your Audio Engineering knowledge as this course is a pre-requisite for Audio Recording and Performance Audio.

PERFORMANCE AUDIO - TTI023

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Computer-generated music is found in movies, video games, television, radio, and recordings.  Experience how to write, generate, and produce music for each genre, along with the business and career aspects that will put you in the forefront of the music world. Learn how to mix, edit and create music using computers and other electronic devices.

THEATRE TECHNICIAN I - TT1101/TT1601

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Course Description: 

Theatre Technician I class is designed to give hands-on experience using the newest techniques and technologies in professional theatre. Theatre Tech I focuses on the technical skills needed to pursue employment as a theeatre technician. Students practice and learn skills while working on school play productions. Areas of study include:

* Scenice design/painting/construction

*Lighting and sound

*Costumes and makeup

*Stage properties

*Career opportunities

Students will be trained using industry standard equipment. Students who excel in the class will have the opportunity to be hired as a paid technician at school events while still in school.

THEATRE TECHNICIAN II - TT1102/TT1602

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

Theatre Technician class II is designed to give the Theatre Tech I student more advanced hands-on training using the newest techniques and technologies in professional theatre. Theatre Tech II broadens the scope of training to include design in all of the major areas backstage. Areas of study include:

*Technical Direction/Stage Management

*Lighting

*Publicity

*Sound

*Scenic Design and Construction

*Master Carpentry

*Costumes and Make up

*Properties

*House Mangement

*Career Development

Students will be trained using industry standard equipment. Students who excel in the class will have the opportunity to be hired as a paid technician at school events while still in school.

VIDEO PRODUCTION I - TTI020

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Cross Credit .5 Art
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Course Description: 

Lights, Camera, Action! Ever want to be a director, editor, writer or producer? This course will leave you energized. Learn new technical knowledge, skills, and artistic techniques to produce fun video projects. Instruction includes storyboarding, camera operation, lighting, directing, producing, audio editing and video editing.  Share your projects with family and friends, and enter local film competitions. This course qualifies for .5 Art cross credit.

VIDEO PRODUCTION II - TTI021

Content Area: CTE Theatre/Media
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Equivalent Credit: Cross Credit .5 Art
Prerequisites: Video Production I
Fee: A fee may be charged for materials used in this course.
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

"Quiet on the set! Actors ready. Roll film.” Take the skills you learned in Video Production I to the next level. Combine those technical skills with your artistic techniques to bring video projects to life. Learn advanced lighting, filming and audio techniques. Edit your videos using industry-standard software. Share your projects with family and friends, and enter local film competitions. “Cut, print, that’s a wrap!” This course qualifies for .5 Art cross credit.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I-II - TT1001/TT1002

Content Area: CTE World Language
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FLH001/FLH002
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language is the third most spoken language in the United States. This beginning course introduces students to the remarkable visual language and culture of the deaf. This course will provide insights into deaf cultural values, deaf attitudes, historical aspects of the language, and the deaf community. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities. By the end of the year, students will have a conversational knowledge of American Sign Language.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE III-IV - TT1003/TT1004

Content Area: CTE World Language
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1018/TT1019 or FLH003/FLH004
Prerequisites: American Sign Language I-II
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language III-IV is the continuation of I-II with greater emphasis on grammar and a concentrated effort to develop the students' expressive and receptive skills. Students will study appropriate language, grammar, cultural behaviors, and social relations. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE V-VI - TT1005/TT1006

Content Area: CTE World Language
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: TT1020/TT1021 or FLH005/FLH006
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language V-VI is a more in-depth study of deaf culture in addition to further cultural and grammatical understanding and interpreting skills. Greater attention is given to sign inflection, production, and idiomatic conventions through meaningful conversation and context. Two years of American Sign Language satisfies the World Language entrance requirement for many Washington State colleges and universities.

 

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE VII-VIII - TT1007/TT1008

Content Area: CTE World Language
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Equivalent Credit: FLH007/FLH008
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

American Sign Language VII-VIII offers the most advanced level of language instruction, intended for those with a strong interest in achieving fluency.  Students will expand their receptive and expressive fluency through meaningful practice while immersing themselves more fully in Deaf Culture.

ADVANCED JOURNALISTIC WRITING - ENG313

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Beginning Journalistic Writing and teacher permission
Repeatable: This course is repeatable for additional graduation requirement credit.
Course Description: 

This course implements the skills learned in Beginning Journalistic Writing, to publish the school paper. Extensive writing and revising is required.  This course is repeatable for additional credit only by Members of the Editorial Board and only with instructor’s permission. 

 

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION - ENG172/ENG173

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

An AP course in English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts, and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. They will think as they analyze various works of American literature through oral and written responses.  Both their writing and their reading should make students aware of the interactions among a writer’s purposes, audience expectations, and subjects as well as the way generic conventions and the resources of language contribute to effectiveness in writing. The purpose of this course is to help students “write effectively and confidently in their college courses across the curriculum and in their professional and personal lives.” (The College Board, AP  English Course Description, May 2007, May 2008, p. 6)

This elective AP course satisfies the Core English 11 graduation requirement.

AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION - ENG107/ENG108

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
Prerequisites: Core English 11 or Honors English 11 or College Literature
College Credit Option: AP
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

A two-semester course designed to give students a college freshman-level literature course that may earn college credit. The course emphasizes literary ideas in a variety of forms: poetry, fiction, and drama. Readings will be drawn from a variety of high-level historical and cultural contexts.   This elective AP course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement.

BEGINNING JOURNALISTIC WRITING - ENG311

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Course Description: 

A course designed to teach students how to write news stories, feature stories, sports stories, and editorials. Extensive writing is required. Instruction will also include work on advertising, layout, and printing.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COMPOSITION - ENG154

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Teacher recommendation, senior standing strongly recommended, juniors with special permission.
College Credit Option: College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This college composition course requires students to challenge typical assumptions, to think independently and with originality as they learn to develop and support an “arguable claim.” The course emphasizes the writing process and engages the student in multiple revisions. Students are expected to practice and demonstrate logical critical thinking in their final products. This course is eligible for five University of Washington credits in English, which may be transferable to other colleges or universities. There is a fee for university credit. This course will also prepare students for the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Examination. The course enables students to earn a maximum of five college credits either through the University of Washington or through the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Examination.  This elective course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL LITERATURE - ENG155

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 1 Semester
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 0.5 credit
Prerequisites: Senior standing recommended.
College Credit Option: AP, College Credit Available: See course description for details.
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

This college course challenges students to analyze the “argument” inherent in a literary work and to learn to present their own interpretations of literature as ‘argument’ as well. The class requires students to develop their own interpretations, rather than learn one or more interpretations supplied by the teacher. Students will learn what makes an interpretation valid and will practice developing and supporting independently developed interpretations of the literature studied. This course is eligible for high school language arts or elective credit toward graduation. It is also eligible for five University of Washington English credits which may be transferable to other colleges or universities. There is a fee for university credit. This course will also prepare students for the Advanced Placement Literature Examination. The course enables students to earn a maximum of five college credits either through the University of Washington or through the Advanced Placement Literature Examination.  This elective course satisfies the Core English 12 graduation requirement

CORE ENGLISH 10 - ENG162/ENG163

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: This course is NCAA approved.
Course Description: 

Students will read purposefully and automatically, actively using comprehension and vocabulary strategies when encountering difficult text and/or reading for specific purposes. Students will refine their ability to develop content and academic vocabulary. Students will analyze and/or synthesize information from literary and informational texts to deepen understanding of Contemporary World Literature through oral and written responses. Students will make increasingly sophisticated connections and adjust understandings as they gain knowledge. They will challenge texts by drawing on evidence from their own experience and wide reading. Students will read for pleasure and select books based on personal preference, topic, genre, theme or author. Students will further refine their use of the writing process to produce coherent and interesting writing. Students will use reflective practice to critique their work, use constructive feedback to improve their writing, evaluate their progress, and set future goals. Schools will determine the possibility of students achieving an Honors designation on their transcript by completing Honors level requirements.

CORE ENGLISH 11 - ENG164/ENG165

Content Area: English Language Arts
# of Semesters: 2 Semesters
# of periods: 1 hour per day
# of Credits: 1.0 credit
NCAA: