CTE Courses

Agricultural Education

Students may choose two or more courses from Animal Sciences, Power and Technical Systems, or Horticulture Sciences for concentration or specialization sequences. Agribusiness can only be coupled with Introduction to Animal Systems.

INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL SYSTEMS (10800800) -- Students develop competencies in each of the major areas of the Animal Systems career pathway including animal nutrition, reproduction, breeding, care, and management. Students learn agricultural mechanics applicable to animal systems. As with all agriculture courses, students will be exposed to principles of leadership and opportunities within student organizations, along with Supervised Agricultural Experience opportunities. This course is offered to students in Grades 9 and 10
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

DE AGRIBUSINESS (10802600) -- The purpose of this course is to introduce Agribusiness students to plants, their growth, morphology, plants, soil and water relations and energy conversions. This course will also introduce students to plant science, ecology, plant morphology, plant and soil relations and energy conversions. Students will survey agricultural crops and their applications to the agricultural economy. Students will also be introduced to the science and technology involved in sustainable animal production and management practices. Students will study beef, sheep, horses, dairy, swine, goats, and poultry included with an emphasis on practical experiences in laboratory and farm settings. This course is offered to students in Grades 11 and 12 and is aligned with AGR 142.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Animal Science
CREDIT: 1 DE credit

VETERINARY SCIENCE (10808800) --This course enables students to acquire the employability and technical knowledge and skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education as well as in a career in veterinary medicine or a related occupation. Course content integrates application of academics, development of career competencies, and instruction in course-specific knowledge and skills, such as the use of tools, equipment, and facilities related to veterinary medicine. Business management, leadership, and FFA activities are included in the course. Students enrolled in the course should have a strong background in math and science and should be familiar with small animal care. This course is offered to students in Grades 11 and 12.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Animal Systems. Recommended prerequisite: Biology
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

INTRODUCTION TO POWER, STRUCTURAL, AND TECHNICAL SYSTEMS (10801600) --Throughout this introductory level Agricultural Power course, students will receive instruction in the areas of basic engine principles, power trains, hydraulics, and electrical systems. The course will also address the areas of building structures, metal fabrication, and precision agricultural management. This course is offered to students in Grades 10 and 11...
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

AGRICULTURAL POWER SYSTEMS (10801800) -- Instruction in agricultural power systems will focus on increasing the depth of study in power and technical systems. Areas of these systems to be addressed are engines, powertrains, hydraulics, electrical, and fuels. Instruction will also be provided in precision measurement, leadership, and career skills. Grades11and 12.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

HORTICULTURE SCIENCES (10803400) -- In this course students develop the necessary knowledge, skills, habits and attitudes for entry-level employment and advancement in areas such as floriculture, landscape design, greenhouse operation, nursery plant production, and turf management. They receive instruction in using soil and other plant-growing media and in identifying, propagating, and growing horticultural plants in the greenhouse and land laboratory. Instruction is provided in safety practices and in leadership development. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-11.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

LANDSCAPING (10803600) – In this course, students develop the necessary knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes for entry-level employment and advancement in areas such as landscape design, landscape construction, and landscape maintenance. They receive instruction in sketching and drawing, analyzing a landscape site, designing for function and aesthetics, identifying and selecting landscape plants, purchasing and installing plants, and maintaining the landscape by watering, fertilizing, mulching, pruning, and controlling pests. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: Horticulture Sciences
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

FLORICULTURE (10803800) – Students learn the basics of the horticulture plant production industry. Instruction includes the science of plant production as well as marketing and business management. Plant material identification and floral design round out this course to prepare the student for an entry-level position in the floriculture industry. Participation in FFA activities provides leadership development opportunities. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12.
Prerequisite: Horticulture Sciences
CREDIT: 1 standard credit 


Business and Information Technology


Students may choose two or more courses from Business and Information Technology for a concentration or specialization sequence.

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS AND MARKETING (10611600) -- Students explore the roles of business and marketing in the free enterprise system and global economy. They study how the American economy operates and prepare to make decisions as consumers, wage earners, and citizens. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-12.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS (10615100) -- Students develop or refine touch skills for entering alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information on a keyboard. Students apply keyboarding skills to produce a variety of personal and business documents. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-12.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

BUSINESS LAW (10613100) --This course incorporates economic and social concepts as they relate to laws affecting businesses and individuals. Course topics include contracts; bailments; employment; property, sales, and insurance laws; business organization; commercial paper; bankruptcy; agencies and trusts; and business law careers. Students examine the foundations of the American legal system. This course is offered to students in grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

ECONOMICS AND PERSONAL FINANCE (10612001) -- Instruction in economics and personal finance prepares students to function effectively as consumers, savers, investors, entrepreneurs and active citizens. Students learn how economies and markets operate and how the United States’ economy is interconnected with the global economy. On a personal level, students learn that their own human capital (knowledge and skills) is their most valuable resource. Students explore many facets of financial decision-making involved in daily life. Skills in money management, record keeping, and banking are enhanced through the study of basic concepts of economics, insurance, credit, and other related topics. This course is required for graduation and is offered to students in Grades 10-12 and cannot be counted toward a concentration or specialization sequence.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

ACCOUNTING (10632000) -- Students study the basic principles, concepts, and practices of the accounting cycle. Students learn fundamental accounting procedures using manual and electronic systems. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

ADVANCED ACCOUNTING (10632100) -- Students gain in-depth knowledge of accounting procedures and techniques utilized in solving business problems and making financial decisions. They use the calculator, computer, and accounting software, with emphasis on electronic spreadsheets to analyze and interpret business applications. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12.
Prerequisite: Accounting
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

DE COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (10661201) -- Students apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations through database, spreadsheets, and word processing software; charting; and integrated activities. They work individually and in groups to explore data/telecommunications, operating systems, and basic networking principles. This is a dual enrollment class offered to students in Grades 11-12 or Associate Degree Cohort This course is aligned with ITE 115.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding Applications
CREDIT: 1 DE credit

DE ADVANCED COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (10661300) -- Students apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations through advanced integrated software applications, including printed, electronic and Web publications. Students work individually and in groups to explore advanced computer maintenance activities, Web site development, programming, networking, emerging technology, and employability skills. This is a dual enrollment class offered to students in Grades 11-12 or any student that has successfully completed DE CIS The class is aligned with ITE 215.
Prerequisite: DE Computer Information Systems
CREDIT: 1 DE credit

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (10662100) -- Students enhance word processing and communication skills as they develop competencies needed by administrative support professionals. Students study office procedures such as electronic calculation, records management, telecommunications, word processing, financial recordkeeping, and business communications. Students participate in job training (shadowing) to gain real office experience. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding Applications
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

DESIGN, MULTIMEDIA, AND WEB TECHNOLOGIES (10663000) – Students develop proficiency in creating desktop publications, multimedia presentations/projects, and Web sites using industry standard application software. Students incorporate principles of layout and design in completing publications and projects. Students design portfolios that may include business cards, newsletters, mini-pages, Web pages, multimedia presentations/projects, calendars, and graphics. Completion of this course may prepare students for industry certifications. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding Applications
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

MEDICAL SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION (10673000) -- Students explore a career as an administrative medical assistant. Receptionist duties; telephone procedures; appointment schedules; patient records; medico-legal responsibilities; filing; office maintenance and management; office communications; processing mail; travel arrangements; drugs and prescriptions; fees, credit and collection; banking; bookkeeping; payroll procedures; accident and health insurance; computers and information processing are incorporated in the course. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding Applications
CREDIT: 1 standard credit 


Jobs for Virginia Graduates

JOBS FOR VIRGINIA GRADUATES SEMINAR (10909500) --This course focuses on the attainment of job skills and career preparation. Students will learn how to make business presentations and create effective resumes, produce effective letters of application and proper resignations. Other topics include insurance, budgeting, business mathematical problems, the calculation of interest, how to prepare for employment tests, interviewing skills, and the filling out of various applications. Students will collaborate on projects and enhance their 21st Century skills. At the end of the course students earn a Certificate of Mastery for completion of the needed 81 competencies. This course is offered to students in grades 11-12.
CREDIT: 1 standard credit 


Health and Medical Sciences

Students may choose two or more courses from Health and Medical Sciences for a concentration or specialization sequence.

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES (10830200) --This course introduces the student to a variety of health care careers and develops basic skills required in all health and medical sciences. It is designed to help students understand the key elements of the U.S. health care system and to learn basic health care terminology, anatomy and physiology for each body system, pathologies, diagnostic and clinical procedures, therapeutic interventions, and the fundamentals of traumatic and medical emergency care. Throughout the course, instruction emphasizes safety, cleanliness, asepsis, professionalism, accountability, and efficiency within the health care environment. Students also begin gaining job-seeking skills for entry into the health and medical sciences field. In addition, instruction may include the basics of medical laboratory procedures, pharmacology fundamentals, biotechnology concepts, and communication skills essential for providing quality patient care. This course is offered to students in Grades 9 and 10.
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

DE NURSE AIDE I (10836000) --This course is offered as an occupational preparation course that emphasizes the study of nursing occupations as related to the health care system. Students study normal growth and development, simple body structure and function, and medical terminology and are introduced to microbes and disease. Students learn diseases and body systems as related to advanced clinical care of the acute medical-surgical patient, the chronically ill, and the elderly. They receive elementary skill training in patient-nursing assistant relationships; taking and recording of vital signs; cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and bathing, feeding, dressing, and transporting of patients in hospitals and nursing homes. Limited on-the-job instruction in nursing homes and hospitals is part of the course. This course can be used as an introduction to practical nursing or to prepare the student for Nurse Aide II so that all competencies for a certified nursing assistant are met. CPR certification is required. This course is double-blocked and is aligned with NUR 120. This course is offered to students in Grades 10 and 11.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences 8302
CREDIT: 2 DE credits

DE NURSE AIDE II (10836200) –This course is an occupational preparation course, emphasizing advanced skill training in areas such as catheter care, range of motion, bowel and bladder training, care of the dying, selected procedures for maternal and infant care, and admission and discharge procedures. On-the-job instruction in a licensed nursing home is part of the course. Upon completion of the nurse aide program, the student is eligible to take the nurse aide certification exam that leads to employment as a certified nurse aide in hospitals and nursing homes. This course is double-blocked and aligned with NUR195 and 196. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12.
Prerequisite(s): DE Nurse Aide I
CREDIT: 2 DE credits.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN-BASIC (10833300) – This course prepares students for certification as a Virginia and National Registry EMT-Basic. It includes all aspects of pre-hospital basic life support as defined by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services curriculum for Emergency Medicine Technician Basic. It must be taken along with CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION, which provides training in coordinated mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation and chest compression, choking, life-threatening emergencies, and sudden illness.
Prerequisite: Must be at least 16 years old
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

FIRE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY (10870500) –This course prepares students for certification as a Virginia Firefighter Level I. It covers all aspects of firefighting and emergency response in accordance with National Fire Protection Association. It must be taken along with CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION, which provides training in coordinated mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation and chest compression, choking, life-threatening emergencies, and sudden illness.
Prerequisite: Must be at least 16 years old
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

SPORTS MEDICINE I (10763001) – This course of studies provides students with the basic concepts and skill set required for an entry-level position as a sports medicine assistant. It introduces students to topics such as injury prevention, nutrition, first aid/CPR/ AED, exercise physiology, and biomechanics. Students study basic human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, legal and ethical issues in sports medicine, and career preparation. Course competencies have been constructed so as not to go beyond the professional scope of aide/assistant level. Mastery of the material in this course would provide students with a strong background should they wish to pursue certification in areas such as first aid, CPR, AED, and/or personal trainer. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Health Occupations is recommended.
CREDIT: 1 standard credit   


Trade and Industrial Education

Automotive Technology

Students may choose two or more courses from Automotive Technology for a concentration or specialization sequence.

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY I (10850600) -- In this first course of the three-course program, students learn all aspects of repair, safety, and customer service by concentrating on two of the primary ASE/NATEF areas for certification (i.e., areas V. Brakes and VI. Electrical/Electronics). Students who successfully complete this portion of the program will be prepared to take and pass the respective ASE/NATEF exam and will be prepared for postsecondary education opportunities. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-11.
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY II (10850700) -- In this second course of the three-course program, students learn all aspects of repair, safety, and customer service by concentrating on two of the primary ASE/NATEF areas of certification (i.e., IV. Suspension and Steering and VIII. Engine Performance). Students who successfully complete this portion of the program will be prepared to take and pass the respective ASE/NATEF exam and will be prepared for postsecondary education opportunities. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12. Prerequisite: A grade of C or above in Automotive Technology I; students must complete an application and be accepted in the program. This course is double-blocked.
CREDIT: 2 standard credits

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY III (10850800) -- In this capstone course of the three-course program, students master all aspects of repair, safety, and customer service by concentrating on the remaining tasks from the four primary ASE/NATEF areas for certification (i.e., IV. Suspension and Steering, V. Brakes, VI. Electrical/Electronics, and VIII. Engine Performance). Students who successfully complete this program will be prepared to take and pass the respective ASE/NATEF exam and will be prepared for postsecondary education opportunities. The four remaining ASE/NATEF areas for certification (i.e., I. Engine Repair, II. Automatic Transmission and Transaxle, III. Manual Drive Train and Axles, and VII. Heating and Air Conditioning) have been added to the course task list as optional tasks and should only be addressed with local administrative approval. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12. This course is double-blocked.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive Technology II and III.
CREDIT: 2 standard credits 


Building Trades and Carpentry

Students may choose two or more courses from Building Trades or Carpentry for a concentration or specialization sequence.

BUILDING TRADES I (10851500) -- This course introduces students to skills in the four core areas of residential construction: masonry, carpentry, electricity, and plumbing. Students emphasize safety by preparing to earn the OSHA 10 card as they build or repair entire residential structures, using a variety of materials and tools. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-11Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

BUILDING TRADES II (10851600) --This course teaches students advanced skills in masonry, carpentry, electricity, and plumbing. The class prepares students to synthesize these valuable skills to build or repair complete residential structures, using a variety of materials and tools. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12. This course is double-blocked.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Trades I
CREDIT: 2 standard credits

CARPENTRY I (10851709) -- Carpentry I is the building block for achieving high-level construction industry skills that can result in an exciting and lucrative career. With an emphasis on safety, students are taught to use hand and power tools, cut stock, apply construction mathematics, and interpret blueprints. Students will become proficient in identifying types of residential construction components to form foundations and frame walls, floors, ceilings, roofs, doors, and windows. All students will obtain the required OSHA 10 safety credential. Carpentry I is the building block for achieving high-level construction industry skills that can result in an exciting and lucrative career. With an emphasis on safety, students are taught to use hand and power tools, cut stock, apply construction mathematics, and interpret blueprints. Students will become proficient in identifying types of residential construction components to form foundations and frame walls, floors, ceilings, roofs, doors, and windows. All students will obtain the required OSHA 10 safety credential. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: Building Trades I
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

CARPENTRY II (10851710) -- Carpentry II leads to successful transition into postsecondary education for careers in carpentry and related fields, such as construction management, architecture, and others. Students are taught the safe use of hand and power tools common to the industry to complement their OSHA 10 safety credential earned in Carpentry I. Students will become proficient in assembling and installing various types of residential construction components that are current with industry standards, including rigging and job-estimating procedures, forming foundations, framing floors, walls, ceiling, roofs, trusses, roofing materials, stairs, exterior doors and windows, decks, and porches. This course is double-blocked. This course is offered to students in Grades 11-12.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Carpentry I.
CREDIT: 2 standard credits 

Criminal Justice

Students may choose two or more courses from Criminal Justice for a concentration or specialization sequence.

DE CRIMINAL JUSTICE I (10870200) -- Students are introduced to the principles, techniques, and practices for pursuing careers within the criminal justice services system. This course encompasses the SVCC Courses Survey of Criminal Justice and The Juvenile Justice System, and is taught as a dual enrollment course in conjunction with SVCC.
Prerequisite: Must be a Junior or Senior with a GPA of at least 2.0
CREDIT: 1 DE credit

DE CRIMINAL JUSTICE II (10870300) -- Students learn the principles, techniques, and practices for pursuing careers within the criminal justice services system. This course encompasses the SVCC courses Introduction to Corrections and Forensics.
Prerequisite: Must be a Junior or Senior with a GPA of at least 2.0
CREDIT: 1 DE credit   


Drafting

Students may choose two or more courses from Drafting for a concentration or specialization sequence.

DRAFTING I (10853000) -- Students explore drafting careers and are introduced to the theory and the manipulative skills necessary to produce and complete accurate drawings based on the ideas and sketches of engineers, architects, and designers. Students begin to focus on performing mechanical drafting and design operations, using CAD. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-12.
Prerequisite: A solid math background is strongly recommended.
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

DE DRAFTING II (10853100) -- Students master the theory and manipulative skills necessary to produce complete and accurate drawings based on the ideas and sketches of engineers, architects, and designers. Students focus on performing mechanical drafting and design operations, using CAD, and exploring careers in drafting including industry certification options. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12. This course is a dual enrollment class and is aligned with CAD 151 and 152 and is double-blocked. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Drafting I
CREDIT: 2 DE credits

DE DRAFTING III (10853200) -- Students are taught the theory and the manipulative skills necessary to produce and complete accurate drawings based on the ideas and sketches of engineers, architects, and designers. Students focus on performing architectural drafting and design operations, using CAD, and exploring careers in drafting, including industry certification options. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12. This is a Dual Enrollment course aligned with CAD 231 and 232 and is double-blocked. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Drafting I and Drafting II
CREDIT: 2 DE credits 


Electronics and Robotics

Students may choose two or more courses from Electronics or Robotics for a concentration or specialization sequence.

ELECTRONICS/INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY (10853600) -- Students learn to assemble, install, operate, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot basic electrical/electronic equipment used in industry and manufacturing. This course also provides instruction in basic computer programming, electronics, motor control, and feedback systems used in assembly and manufacturing settings. In addition, students learn how to program a microcontroller for robotic manipulation. This course is offered to students in Grades 9-12.
Prerequisite: None
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY I (10855801) --This course offers students a study in the field of robotics and computers. Students learn to construct, troubleshoot, service, and repair computer/robotic systems. This course provides advanced instruction in computer programming, electronics, motor control, and feedback systems used in assembly and manufacturing settings. In addition, students program a microcontroller for robotic manipulation. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12. This course is double-blocked. It is taught concurrently with Industrial Robotics Technology II. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Electronics/Industrial Robotics Technology I
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY II (10855901) --This course offers students continued study in the field of robotics and computers. This course provides advanced instruction in computer programming, electronics, motor control, and feedback systems used in assembly and manufacturing settings. In addition, students program a microcontroller for robotic manipulation. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12. This course is double-blocked. It is taught concurrently with Industrial Robotics Technology I. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Industrial Robotics Technology I
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

DE ELECTRONICS II (10853701) -- Students continue to learn to assemble, install, operate, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot electrical/electronic equipment used in industry and manufacturing. Digital and computer circuitry, synchro- and servomechanisms, mechanical power transfer systems, three-phase alternate current and electronic wave shaping are included in this program. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to take the nationally recognized certification test to determine if they are eligible to receive an associate level of the “Certified Electronics Technicians” test. This course is taught concurrently with Electronics III. This course is double-blocked and is aligned with ETR 113. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Electronics I
CREDIT: 1 DE credit

DE ELECTRONICS III (10853801) -- Students master the skills necessary to assemble, install, operate, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot electrical/electronic equipment used in industry and manufacturing. Digital and computer circuitry, synchro- and servomechanisms, mechanical power transfer systems, three-phase alternate current and electronic wave shaping are included in this program. Upon completion of this course, students may elect to take the nationally recognized certification test to determine if they are eligible to receive an associate level of the “Certified Electronics Technicians” test. This course is taught concurrently with Electronics II. This course is double-blocked and is aligned with ETR 168. This course is offered to students in Grades 10-12.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Electronics I
CREDIT: 1 DE credit 


Family and Consumer Sciences

Students may choose two or more courses from Culinary Arts for a concentration or specialization sequence.

INTRODUCTION TO CULINARY ARTS (1082500) -- The competencies in this course focus on identifying and exploring the individual careers within the food service industry. Units of study include food science and technology, dietetics and nutrition services, diverse cuisines and service styles, current trends, food and beverage production and preparation, and food safety and sanitation. The cooperative education method is available for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year. This course is offered to students in Grade 9-10.
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

CULINARY ARTS I (1082750) -- Students practice managerial, production, and service skills used in government, commercial, or independently owned institutional food establishments and related food industry occupations. Students plan, select, store, purchase, prepare, and serve food and food products; study basic nutrition, sanitation, and food safety; the use and care of commercial equipment; and the operation of institutional food establishments. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the field of culinary arts are emphasized. Teachers highlight the basic skills of mathematics, science, and communication when appropriate in content. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year. This class is double-blocked. This course is offered to students in Grades 10 and 11
Prerequisite: Introduction to Culinary Arts (recommended)
CREDIT: 1 standard credit

CULINARY ARTS II (10827600) -- Culinary Arts II provides students an opportunity to refine skills in serving, dining room management, and other skills learned in Culinary Arts I. Students prepare for occupations such as chef/cook, baker/pastry helper, pastry decorator, hospitality worker, dietetic aide/assistant, food demonstrator, and entrepreneur. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the field of culinary arts are emphasized. Teachers highlight the basic skills of mathematics, science and communication when appropriate in content. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year. This class is double-blocked. This course is offered to students in Grades 11 and 12.
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts I
CREDIT: 2 standard credits

CULINARY ARTS III (1082790) -- Culinary Arts III provides students with an opportunity to enhance their skills in planning menus, applying nutritional principles, implementing sanitation and safety standards, and exploring careers. Depending on the locality, students have the prospect of specializing in one of the following food-preparation techniques: Baking and Pastry, Catering/Banquet, Restaurant/Business, or Quantity Foods. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurial opportunities within the field of culinary arts are emphasized. The cooperative education method is available for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year. This course is double- blocked. This course is offered to students in Grade 12
Prerequisite: Culinary Arts II
CREDIT: 2 standard credits

**Culinary Arts II and III may be taught concurrently.

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