CCTE Course Catalog
Business 100 1, 2 (0514, 0515)
Thecourse provides an overview to all aspects of starting and operating a smallbusiness. Students obtain hands-on experience in human resources, finances,accounting and marketing. The class includes instruction in economics, businessethics, leadership, management, the role of government in business, anddeveloping a career plan.
Computer Applications in Business 1, 2(0723, 0724)
Thiscourse provides students with skills necessary to succeed in both college andcareer by introducing them to industry-standard productivity software to solveproblems and complete projects. Students completing this course will have the computerskills commonly required for entry-level employment.
Intro to Engineering and Design 1, 2(3542, 3544)
CollegePreparatory Course (P). Thisfirst-year Project Lead the Way curriculum that serves as basis for theengineering and design-sector career paths. Students are introduced to the historyof design and the design process. Students work through units on sketching andvisualization, geographic relationships, physical and mathematical modeling,3-D computer modeling, model analysis, and documentation.
Video Production 1, 2; 3,4 (8373, 8374, 8375, 8376)
CollegePreparatory Course (P). This course develops student skills in videoproduction. Areas of emphasis include scriptwriting, equipment operation,studio and remote production techniques, on-camera oral communication skills,critical television viewing, and occupational opportunities in video.
Website Architecture 1, 2 (4467, 4468)
Thiscourse offers an opportunity to learn the Web design process that will enablethem to create, develop, and maintain Web sites relevant to the real world.Acquire real-world, marketable skills, time-management skills and effectivecommunications skills.
Business Mgmt. & Ownership 1, 2;3, 4 (8663, 8664, 8666, 8667)
This course provides entry-level,upgrade, and advanced training in small-business management. Employmentpossibilities are entrepreneurial in nature. Learning how to research andevaluate markets, locations and products.
Business Environment 1, 2 (8915, 8916) 12th grade only
This course provides entry-leveltraining in the technical and soft skills needed in any of several businessservices. Students are introduced to career possibilities in professional environmentsculminating in internship placements such as a customer service representative,administrative assistant, accounting clerk, or cashier. Instruction covers employer/employeerights, business practices, management functions, and job-acquisition skills.Approximately 360 hours are needed to complete this course, with a minimum of20 hours required for minimal certification. The course is designed to serve asa capstone in the marketing and professional sales career path.
Computerized Graphic Design 1, 2; 3, 4
(8511, 8512, 8513, 8514) Prerequisites:Computer Apps.
This course provides entry-andintermediate-level training in computerized graphic design. Learning basiccomputer operations, employing page layout, illustration and photo-manipulationsoftware; peripheral use, including scanners and plotters, and file-managementintegration. Instruction covers typography, design elements, color management, andhand-drawing techniques. The creative and technical process of projectmanagement also is taught, with an emphasis on concept-to-completion planning.180 hours is needed to complete the course.
GIS & Global Technologies 1, 2(8291, 8292)
This course is intended to act as acapstone course in the Information Support and Services career pathway. Itprovides a basic understanding of concepts in computer technology literacy,Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), andcareer opportunities in these fields. Students in this course will engage inGIS management, troubleshooting and applied operations, GPS data acquisitionand mapping, and project management. They will collect and analyze data andinformation, read graphs and charts, and write reports.
Multi Media Production 1, 2; 3, 4(8839, 8840, 8841, 8842)
College PreparatoryCourse (P):
This course provides instruction inmedia technology and production. Instruction covers audio and video production,computer graphics and animation, and multimedia presentations, as well as theuse of video recorders, cameras, projectors, special-effects generators, audiomixers, electronic keyboards, computers, scanners, digitizers, and printers.The media-production skills learned in this course also enhance the qualificationsof students intending to work as graphic artists, photographers, programmers andmusicians.
Principles of Engineering 1, 2; 3, 4(8847, 8846, 8801, 8831)
Prerequisites:Introduction to Engineering
This course provides entry-level andupgrade training in the printing and graphics industry. The curriculum is basedon the requirements of the Printing Industries of America (PIA) Print EDcertification program. Instruction covers safety, graphic design, desktop/electronicpublishing, graphic-arts photography, image assembly and plate making, press operations,binding and finishing, screen printing, and job-search skills.
Website Design 1, 2; 3, 4 (8931, 8932,8933, 8934) Prerequisites: Computer Applications
This course provides students withentry-level training in Web-site management and design, and introduces them tocareer opportunities specific to the field. Students learn design concepts bydeveloping Web sites, Web animation, and other Web-based products.