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K-12 Subjects
9 10

Biology and Sustainable Agriculture Model

This course integrates biological science practices and knowledge into the practice of sustainable agriculture. Unit one addresses the question, What is sustainable agriculture? Unit two, How does sustainable agriculture fit into our environment? Unit three, What molecular biology principles guide sustainable agriculture? Unit four, How do we make …


Introduction to Criminal Justice

Students learn the principles of the criminal justice field, the many criminal justice agencies, and federal, state and local laws. The course of study includes: historical perspective of American police agencies, with an emphasis on California law enforcement; philosophy of the origins of crime and the social impact on society; development o…


Media Design 1 Model

This is a Project-Based course focusing on the use of entry-level software to explore basic design principles, photography, web design and video and music production. Units focus on projects that allow students to design, build, create, or perform. Media Design 1 is the first in a high school course series (MD1, MD2, MD3) to complete an introdu…

9 10 11 12

Medical, Hospital and Health Careers - Introductory Course

This competency-based core course is designed for all students seeking a career in the health care field. The course will focus on the concepts and principles of the structure, function and systems of the human body in relationship to human growth and development. Students will learn to recognize problem situations in health care settings as r…

11 12

Cabinetmaking 1 (Green Sustainable Construction Project) (CITEP)

This competency-­based course prepares students for entry­ level positions in the cabinetmaking industry. Included in the course are cabinet design and styles, the use of advanced machines and equipment, computer­-aided manufacturing, special materials and commercial wood finishes and including green sustainable techniques and materials. Stude…

9 10 11 12

Health Informatics Model (Concentration)

Health Informatics is an emerging field that fosters the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information within health care. As information technology advancements become more integral to health care, the demand for health care professionals who can employ and utilize health data is increasing. Health Informatics plays a critical ro…

9 10 11 12

Intro to Agriculture / Agriscience Model

The Intro to Agriculture / Agriscience course helps students acquire a broad understanding of a variety of agricultural areas, develop an awareness of the many career opportunities in agriculture, participate in occupationally relevant experiences, and work cooperatively with a group to develop and expand leadership abilities. Students study C…

10 11 12

Introduction to Computer Programming Model

Students will learn the fundamental concepts and terminology of software application development and develop skills in designing and writing simple computer programs. The course assumes no programming background and provides an overview of the software development process in addition to introducing important programming constructs and method…

10 11 12

Criminal Justice Model

PLEASE NOTE: This course is being phased out in 2016-2017 and will be replaced by a pathway of three Criminal Justice courses. Students learn the principles of the criminal justice field, the many criminal justice agencies, and federal, state and local laws. The course of study includes: historical perspective of American police agencies, …

9 10 11 12

Intro to Ag Mechanics Model

Intro to Ag Mechanics prepares students for careers related to the construction, operation, and maintenance of equipment used by the agriculture industry. Topics will include safety, woodworking, electrical systems, plumbing, cold metal work, concrete, and welding technology.

10 11 12

Chemistry and Agriscience Model

This course explores the physical and chemical nature of soil as well as the relationships between soil, plants, animals and agricultural practices. Students will examine properties of soil and land and their connections to plant and animal production. Using knowledge of scientific protocols as well as course content, students will develop an Agris…

10 11 12

Plant and Soil Science Model

Plant and Soil Science covers topics such as plant classification, physiology, reproduction, plant breeding, biotechnology, and pathology. Students will learn about soil management, water, pests, and equipment as well as cultural and harvest practices. About the Team: This structure of this course and the materials contained within …

9 10 11 12

Animal Science Model

In the Animal Science course, students study large, small, and specialty animals. Students explore the necessary elements--such as diet, genetics, habitat, and behavior--to create humane, ecologically and economically sustainable animal production systems.

9 10 11 12

Ag Biology Model

Agricultural Biology is a laboratory science course designed for the college-bound student with career interests in agriculture. It meets the life science portion of the two-year laboratory requirement for high school graduation and for the California State Universities (CSU) and the University of California (UC) systems-D Lab Science. Using…

10 11 12

Web Page Design Model

Use your computer skills to learn how to develop your own web page sites. This course is designed to provide the necessary skills and training for an entry level position in the field of Web Design. The class will focus on web page planning, basic design, layout, and construction (effective and ineffective), setup and maintenance of a web sit…

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