Family and Consumer Science

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

  The Family and Consumer Science program is designed to help individuals and families to improve their lives and prepare for the future.  This will be achieved by facilitating basic knowledge and skills in parenting, child development, clothing, consumer education, food and nutrition, housing and home furnishings, personal and family relationships, and career exploration.

Technology Education/ Engineering

Semesters:  1 and 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

 The purpose of this course is to give every student an insight and understanding of the technological nature of the culture.  It acquaints students with the impacts that technology has made on our society and culture, the economy, political decision making, the environment, global/international perspectives, and ergonomics.  The curriculum activities capitalize on the individual's potential for reasoning and problem solving, for imagining and creating, and for construction and thinking critically through the use of tools and materials related to technology.

Agriscience I

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

   This course is designed to introduce students to the world of Agriculture.  Upon completing this course, students will be able to understand and apply basic concepts in Animal Science, Plant Science, Ag Mechanics, Record Keeping, Public Speaking and Leadership.  It will also give students the opportunity to compete in activities through the  FFA. 

Animal Science I

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

  This course is designed to introduce students to the world of Animal Science.  Upon completing this course, students will be able to understand and apply the basic concepts of Animal Science and Biology.  It will also give students the  opportunity to compete in activities through the FFA.

Natural Resources

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

   The Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences course is designed to introduce students to the world in which they live.  Students will learn the importance of protecting and using wisely their natural resources.  Areas of study will include:  Wildlife Conservation; Fish and Wildlife Management; Soil and Water Conservation; Waste and Waste Management; and Park Management.  This is a hands-on course.  Students will be able to apply scientific concepts learned through this course in Biology and Earth Science.

Ag Communications I

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

   This course is designed to introduce students to the world of communications.  Students will study oral, print and technology communication practices.  This will be done through the use of computer technology, Internet experiences, and written and oral expression.

Plant and Soil Science

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite: 
None
Description:

   This course is designed to introduce students to areas and concepts involved in Plant and Soil Science.  Students will learn to apply scientific principles and concepts through research and hands-on experiments.  This course will strengthen the students' knowledge of science and give them a better understanding of the environment, plant growth, plant classification and identification, and the importance of soil.  It will also introduce students to the world of marketing and trade.