Supplemental Courses Offered to Career & Tech Students

In addition to the Career and Tech Programs, students may select to enroll in Physical Education, Business Mathematics and/or Science to fulfill mandatory graduation requirements.  These courses are taught as a separate supplemental course, in addition to the Career and Tech class, or these classes may be integrated within the Career and Tech course curriculum.

PERSONAL FINANCE

Offered during 1st year or 2nd year of CTE Program

This math course is designed to develop a thorough understanding and mastery of the arithmetic processes of business, and addresses finance at a practical and personal level. Students examine current economic conditions focusing on how they can impact their personal economic situations and learn how to apply mathematical principals to typical business problems. Topics include: percents, solving for unknowns, discounts, markups and markdowns, payroll, simple and compound interest, credit cards, home ownership, and other financial transactions.  Students who successfully meet the qualifications for Concurrent Enrollment from TC3 are eligible for college credit for this class.

Note:  This course satisfies one (1) credit of Math towards graduation.

College Credit
3 Concurrent Enrollment Credits from TC3  — BUAD 109 (Personal Money Management)

CTE SCIENCE

Offered during 1st year or 2nd year of CTE Program

Course Description:In this course, students will gain a strong background in the scientific method and laboratory techniques that will support a curious mind in making decisions and discoveries in any discipline. The class is about finding and exploring science in our lives, and focusing specifically on the science related to the courses taught at the Career and Technical Education Center. In this respect, the course is immensely integrative; students must draw on past learning and put these ideas together in novel ways to create new knowledge. The course will touch on algebra-based physics, chemistry, biology and earth sciences, and it is heavily lab-based and experiential. Students will be recommended to receive one credit of physical science for successfully completing this course.

Note:  This course satisfies one (1) credit of Science towards graduation.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Offered during 1st year or 2nd year of CTE Program for participating schools

Course Description: This course will focus on team and individual sports, with a focus on life-long fitness.  Students are required to wear sneakers for class.

Note:  This course satisfies one (1/2) credit of Physical Education towards graduation

INTEGRATED COURSES

Students will earn one credit of Integrated Science and one credit of Integrated Math by successfully passing the two year course curriculum in Animal Science, Auto Body, Auto Technology, Computer Technology, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Heavy Equipment, Nurse Assisting and Health Occupations, Welding.