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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Career & Technical Education Majors Catalog 2007-2008 Discover a plan for your future cte.mysdhc.org


Majors by School ALONSO • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics / Diversified Agricultural Mechanics • Business Supervision and Management • Criminal Justice and Law Studies • Digital Design ✓ • Diversified Career Technology • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership TrainingArmy JROTC • Marketing Education • PC Support • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Business Supervision and Management • Digital Design 2 • Marketing 2

ARMWOOD HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Academy of Finance • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services, Animal Biotechnology • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Biotechnology /Plant Biotechnology • Culinary Operations ✓ • Digital Design ✓ • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated /Nutritionist • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Army JROTC • PC Support • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Landscape Operations • Maintenance Technician • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

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BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL MAGNET • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Cosmetology / Facials Specialty /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Culinary Journalism / Food Journalism • Culinary Operations ✓ • Digital Design ✓ • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated /Nutritionist • JROTC and Leadership Training - Air Force JROTC • PC Support • Sports & Entertainment Marketing Academy • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Commercial Foods Assistant • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty • Digital Design 2 • Fashion Design Services • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

BLOOMINGDALE HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Digital Design ✓ • Diversified Career Technology • Fashion Design Services • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Air Force JROTC • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Academy of Fashion Marketing • Auto Services Assistant • Fashion Design Services • Maintenance Technology • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

by site 2007-2008 school year Note: Some changes may occur at individual schools. Please consult your guidance counselor.

BOWERS-WHITLEY CAREER CENTER • Administrative Assistant • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Building Construction Technology ✓ • Culinary Operations ✓ • Customer Assistance Technology ✓ • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Health Science Education • Interior Design Services ✓ • Marketing Education ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Fashion Marketing • Auto Services Assistant • Commercial Foods Assistant • Maintenance Technician • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Academy of Finance • Academy of Information Technology • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Business Computer Programming • Computer Systems Technology • Early Childhood Education • Health Science Education • Horticulture Science and Services • JROTC and Leadership Training - Army JROTC • PC Support • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Education • Technology Studies • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Assistant Landscape Technician • Auto Services Assistant • Marketing 2 • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Finance ✓ • Academy of Hospitality and Tourism • Agritechnology • Cabinetmaking ✓ • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Culinary Operations ✓ • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated /Nutritionist • Fashion Design Services • Horticulture Science and Services • JROTC and Leadership Training - Marine Corps JROTC • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Business Supervision and Management • Commercial Foods Assistant • Customer Assistance Technology • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Landscape Operations • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

✓ Also available as Special Diploma option.


DURANT HIGH SCHOOL

EAST BAY HIGH SCHOOL

GAITHER HIGH SCHOOL

JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL

• Agricultural Machinery Mechanics Agriscience and Natural Resources Education Animal Science and Services • Communication Technology • Criminal Justice and Law Studies • Culinary Journalism / Food Journalism • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Diversified Agricultural Mechanics • Early Childhood Education • Fire Fighting /EMT • First Responder • Forestry • Horticulture Science and Services ✓ • Interior Design Services ✓ • JROTC and Leadership Training - Air Force JROTC • Landscape Operations ✓ • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Studies • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Fashion Design Services • Maintenance Technician • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

• Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Aquaculture • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Cosmetology • Culinary Operations • Customer Assistance Technology ✓ • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Environmental Resources • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • Fashion Design Services ✓ • JROTC and Leadership Training - Army JROTC • Landscape Operations ✓ • Marketing Education ✓ • Technology Education • Technology Studies • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Auto Service Assistant • Commercial Foods Assistant • Horticulture Science and Services • Office Support Personnel Assistant

• Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Digital Design • Early Childhood Education • Fashion Design Services ✓ • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Public Service Education /Teacher Assisting • Sports & Entertainment Marketing Academy • Technology Education • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Auto Services Assistant • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Landscape Operations • Office Support Personnel Assistant

• Academy of Fashion ✓ • Academy of Finance • Academy of Hospitality and Tourism ✓ • Academy of International Business • Academy of International Law and Criminal Justice • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Applied Welding Technologies ✓ • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated /Nutritionist • Fire Fighting /EMT • First Responder • JROTC and Leadership Training - Air Force JROTC • Sports and Entertainment Marketing Academy • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Auto Services Assistant • Commercial Foods Assistant • Customer Assistance Technology • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL

✓ Also available as Special Diploma option.

• Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Culinary Operations • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated /Nutritionist • Horticulture Science and Services ✓ • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Marketing Education ✓ • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Commercial Foods Assistant • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Landscape Operations • Maintenance Technician • Marketing 2 • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Applied Welding Technologies ✓ • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Communication Technology • Culinary Operations • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Army JROTC • Multimedia /Multimedia Design Technology • PC Support • Technology Education • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Maintenance Technician • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

KING HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Culinary Journalism / Food Journalism • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Early Childhood Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • PC Support • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Web Design Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Assistant Landscape Technician • Commercial Foods Assistant • Maintenance Technician • Marketing 2 • Office Support Personnel • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

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LENNARD HIGH SCHOOL

MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL

PLANT CITY HIGH SCHOOL

PLANT HIGH SCHOOL

• Academy of Fashion ✓ • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Customer Assistance Technology ✓ • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Interior Design Services ✓ • Sports Management and Marketing Academy • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Digital Design 2 • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Landscape Operations • Maintenance Technician • Marketing 2 • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

• Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Aerospace and Aviation Integrated • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Biotechnology • Architectural Drafting • Computer Systems Technology • Customer Assistance Technology ✓ • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Engineering Assisting • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • First Responder • JROTC and Leadership Training - Air Force JROTC • Marketing Education ✓ • PC Support • Plant Biotechnology • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Sports and Recreational Turf Operations ✓ • Technology Education • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Customer Assistance Technology • Digital Design 2 • Horticulture Science and Services • Landscape Operations • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

• Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Agricultural Sales and Services • Agritechnology • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Building Construction Technologies ✓ • Carpentry ✓ • Computer Systems Technology • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • First Responder • Forestry • Health Science Education • Horticulture Science and Services ✓ • Integrated Academy of Journalism • JROTC and Leadership Training - Army JROTC • Landscape Operations ✓ • Natural Resources • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Education • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

• Accounting/Accounting Operations • Business Supervision and Management ✓ • Diversified Career Technology • JROTC and Leadership Training - Air Force JROTC • PC Support • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Sports & Entertainment Marketing Academy • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Maintenance Technician • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

LETO HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Academy of Hospitality/ Lodging Operations • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Cabinetmaking ✓ • Carpentry ✓ • Computer Systems Technology • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Criminal Justice and Law Studies • Culinary Journalism /Food Journalism • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Hospitality Support Personnel • Maintenance Technician • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

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NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Business Computer Programming • Business Supervision and Management ✓ • Criminal Justice and Law Studies • Digital Design • Diversified Agricultural Mechanics • Diversified Career Technology • Horticulture Science and Services ✓ • Interior Design Services ✓ • JROTC and Leadership Training - Army JROTC • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Education • Technology Studies • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Digital Design 2 • Maintenance Technician • Marketing 2 • Retail Trade Assistant

RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurship Operations Programs ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Communications Technology • Computer Systems Technology • Culinary Journalism /Food Journalism • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Health Science Education • Horticulture Science and Services ✓ • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Education • Technology Studies • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Commercial Foods Assistant • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Landscape Operations • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher/Classroom Assistant ✓ Also available as Special Diploma option.


ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL

SIMMONS CAREER CENTER

SPOTO HIGH SCHOOL

WATERS CAREER CENTER

• Academy of Hospitality and Tourism ✓ • Aerospace and Aviation Integrated • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Early Childhood Education • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Marketing Education ✓ • Technology Education • Technology Studies • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Auto Services Assistant • Commercial Foods Assistant

• Administrative Assistant • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Building Construction Technologies ✓ • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Early Childhood Education • Health Science Education • Horticulture Science and Services • PC Support • Web Design ✓

• Academy of Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurship Operations Program ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Business Computer Programming • Communication Technology • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Early Childhood Education • Fashion Design Services ✓ • Marketing Education ✓ • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Studies • Veterinary Assisting ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Digital Design 2 • Landscape Operations • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

• Administrative Assistant • Computer Systems Technology • Cosmetology /Nail (Service) Specialty ✓ • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Diversified Career Technology • Fashion Design Services ✓ • Health Science Education • Landscape Operations ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Fashion Marketing • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Hospitality Support Personnel

TAMPA BAY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL

SOUTH COUNTY CAREER CENTER SICKLES HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Entrepreneurship ✓ • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Agriscience and Natural Resources Education /Animal Science and Services • Business Supervision and Management ✓ • Culinary Journalism /Food Journalism • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Early Childhood Education • Engineering Assisting • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • Marketing Education ✓ • PC Support • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Technology Education • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Commercial Foods Assistant • Customer Assistance Technology • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Food Service Assistant • Horticulture Science and Services • Landscape Operations • Marketing 2 • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Sports /Recreational Turf Operations • Teacher /Classroom Assistant

• Administrative Assistant • Agricultural Machinery Mechanics • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Building Construction Technologies ✓ • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • First Responder • Health Science Education • Landscape Operations ✓ • Marketing Education ✓ • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Auto Services Assistant • Commercial Foods Assistant

• Academy of International Business • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Administrative Assistant • Allied Health /Nursing Assistant • Applied Welding Technologies ✓ • Architectural Drafting • Automotive Collision Repair /Refinishing ✓ • Automotive Service Technology ✓ • Business Supervision and Management ✓ • Commercial Art Technology ✓ • Computer Systems Technology • Cosmetology • Culinary Journalism /Food Journalism • Culinary Operations • Customer Assistance Technology • Dental Laboratory Assisting • Digital Design • Drafting Technologies • Early Childhood Education • Electricity • Health Science Education • Heavy Duty Truck and Bus Mechanics ✓ • Integrated Academy of Journalism • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Medical Laboratory Assisting • PC Support • Practical Nursing • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Veterinary Assisting • Vision Care Assisting • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Auto Services Assistant • Commercial Foods Assistant • Office Support Personnel Assistant

WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL • Academy of Fashion ✓ • Accounting /Accounting Operations • Criminal Justice and Law Studies • Culinary Operations • Digital Design • Early Childhood Education • Family and Consumer Sciences Integrated • Health Science Education • JROTC and Leadership Training - Navy JROTC • Public Service Education / Teacher Assisting • Sports & Entertainment Marketing Academy • Web Design ✓ Special Diploma Majors • Academy of Entrepreneurship • Commercial Foods Assistant • Digital Design 2 • Domestic and Community Living Skills • Maintenance Technician • Office Support Personnel Assistant • Retail Trade Assistant • Teacher /Classroom Assistant ✓ Also available as Special Diploma option.

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Description of Majors ACADEMY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP /OPERATIONS PROGRAMS:

ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM /TRAVEL AND TOURISM:

an introduction to business problem-solving techniques and computer applications: human relations, decisionmaking, communication skills, business law concepts, insurance awareness, business ethics, cultural diversity and characteristics of the free enterprise system. Special Diploma option is also available.

a major designed to introduce students to the travel industry and to identify possible career paths. Working closely with many travel and tourism companies, the academy has a curriculum that teaches economic and social travel concepts and provides handson familiarization with industry systems and procedures.

ACADEMY OF FASHION /ACADEMY OF FASHION MARKETING: a specialized major in fashion marketing, advertising, fashion display, fashion promotion plans, business plans, leadership skills and retailing principles. Special Diploma option is also available.

ACADEMY OF FINANCE: a specialized major in finance at the high school level that includes the fulfillment of both required and elective credits.

ACADEMY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: content includes the development of the following information technology skills and concepts: computer application skills including computer keyboarding, software applications (such as database, presentation and desktop publishing), e-mail, Internet browser applications, computer programming, web page design and advanced web tools and digital media.

ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS:

ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY /LODGING OPERATIONS:

provides students with experience and applications for global business careers.

designed for students with a career interest in hotel operations and management. Special Diploma option is also available.

ACCOUNTING / ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS:

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provides a foundation in basic computerized accounting theory and practice.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: emphasis is placed on the use of technology to develop communication skills, higher level thinking skills, and decision making skills, and the performance of office procedures tasks in understanding and developing skills essential to the office support services industry.

AEROSPACE AND AVIATION INTEGRATED: provides students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of aerospace technology, its effect upon our lives, and the choosing of an occupation. The content and activities will include: principles of flight and navigation, commercial and exploratory applications of aerospace technology, unmanned craft, manned craft, lighter-than-air craft, heavierthan-air craft, gliders rockets, use of wind tunnels, weather and flight and preparation for ground school.

AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY MECHANICS / DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS: prepares individuals to repair, service and maintain a variety of agricultural power units and repair, service and maintain a variety of agricultural machinery and equipment. Special Diploma option is also available.

AGRISCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION / ANIMAL SCIENCE AND SERVICES: covers animal nutrition, grooming, exhibiting and marketing and maintaining equipment and facilities.

AGRISCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION /ANIMAL SCIENCE AND SERVICES /ANIMAL BIOTECHNOLOGY: focuses on broad, transferable skills required for success in careers related to animal production.

AGRISCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION / ANIMAL SCIENCE AND SERVICES: develops competencies in agriculture science: livestock anatomy; prevention and treatment of livestock diseases; wholesale cuts of meat; animal reproduction and identification; animal safety; animal-health certification; plant growth; plant fertilization; safe use of pesticides; maintenance of tools and equipment; record keeping; and employability skills.

AGRISCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION / AQUACULTURE: focuses on broad, transferable skills required for success in careers related to water and the environment. Special Diploma option is also available.


AGRITECHNOLOGY: develops competencies in agriculture science: livestock anatomy; prevention and treatment of livestock diseases; wholesale cuts of meat; animal reproduction and identification; animal safety; animal-health certification; plant growth; plant fertilization; safe use of pesticides; maintenance of tools and equipment; record keeping; and employability skills.

ALLIED HEALTH / NURSING ASSISTANT: provides students training in a specific occupation that is not identified in the Health Science cluster. Examples of occupational areas are Pharmacy Assistant, Physical Therapy Aide, Allied Health Aide, Occupational Therapy Aide or Radiologic Aide.

ASSISTANT LANDSCAPE OPERATIONS: covers aspects of global importance of agriculture, plant classification, propagation, growing media, nutritional needs, fertilization, irrigation, pest identification, pest control, pruning, plant installation, transplanting, safe hand-tool use and employability skills. This is a Special Diploma major only.

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING: students in this major learn painting and detailing methods as well as auto body repair techniques. Students actually repair vehicles that have been in accidents. Special Diploma option is also available.

APPLIED WELDING TECHNOLOGIES: prepares students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the welding industry. The content includes use of cutting and/or welding processes to fabricate parts according to shop drawings or written specifications. Special Diploma option is also available.

prepares students for employment and/or specialized training in the automotive service industry. This is a Special Diploma major only.

BIOTECHNOLOGY /PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY: program focuses on broad, transferable skills required for success in careers related to plant production. The laboratory aspect of agricultural plant production is stressed.

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY: prepares students for employment or advanced training in the building construction industry focusing on broad, transferable skills: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, health and safety. Special Diploma option is also available.

BUSINESS SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT: a major which offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills relating to the business supervision industry including planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, technology principles, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental issues. Special Diploma option is also available.

CABINETMAKING: courses that make up this major provides students with the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to become gainfully employed in the cabinetmaking industry. Special Diploma option is also available.

BUSINESS COMPUTER PROGRAMMING: provides broad transferable skills and knowledge of the following: converting problems into detailed plans; writing code into computer language; testing, monitoring, maintaining computer programs; and designing programs for specific uses and machines.

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING / DRAFTING TECHNOLOGIES: provides foundation knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of drafting and design technology. Concepts of human relations, entrepreneurship, safety and leadership skills are also introduced.

AUTO SERVICES ASSISTANT:

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY: programs in this cluster prepare students for employment and/or specialized training in the automotive service industry. Special Diploma option is also available.

CARPENTRY: develops the competencies essential to the carpentry industry: safety practices, tool and equipment utilization, identification of building materials, fasteners and hardware, basic math, communication and blueprint reading. Special Diploma option is also available.

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COMMERCIAL ART TECHNOLOGY:

COMPUTER SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY:

offered at Tampa Bay Technical High School. Students expand their artistic interests and skills in this one-of-a-kind major as they prepare to become animators, newspaper and magazine illustrators or commercial artists. Special Diploma option is also available.

prepares students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the computer electronics industry. The content includes installation, programming, operation, maintenance and servicing of computer systems and diagnosis and correction of operational problems in computers arising from mechanical, electrical or electronics, hardware and software malfunctions.

COMMERCIAL FOODS ASSISTANT: prepares students for initial employment in the food service industry. This is a Special Diploma major only.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: provides a foundation of technical skills in graphic arts technology, entrepreneurship, safety and leadership.

COSMETOLOGY:

CULINARY JOURNALISM /FOOD JOURNALISM:

DENTAL LABORATORY ASSISTING:

prepares students for initial employment in the food service industry. Students produce a culinary newsletter and other media.

prepares students for employment as dental laboratory technician apprentices or dental laboratory assistants or to pursue further education in the dental health field. Simulation laboratory experiences are integrated with the didactic portion of this major. Students perform tasks representative of dental laboratory practice.

CULINARY OPERATIONS: job preparatory major that prepares students for initial employment in the food service industry students. Up to eight credits may be earned. Students operate a catering business and restaurant as part of the training program.

an eight-credit program to prepare students for a career in cosmetology. Students perform skills and services for clients in the school cosmetology salon. Successful students are prepared and eligible to take the Florida Board of Cosmetology examination for licensure.

ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE:

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a four-credit program designed to introduce students to the field of law enforcement, the court system, and the correctional system. Topics include patrol, traffic control, defensive tactics, accident investigation, forensic science tasks, crime prevention and property control.

provides students with skills and knowledge of computer graphic design features to produce copy and text used in the publication of a variety of media.

DIGITAL DESIGN 2: provides students with skills and knowledge of computer graphic design features to produce copy and text used in the publication of a variety of media. This is a Special Diploma major only.

COSMETOLOGY / FACIALS SPECIALTY /NAILS TECH FACIAL SPECIALTY: specialty major provides instruction in skin care, facials, facial massage, facial hair removal and makeup. Nails Tech Specialty major provides instruction in manicure, pedicure, nail extensions and care of hands and feet. Nails Specialty has a Special Diploma option also available.

DIGITAL DESIGN:

DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS:

CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE TECHNOLOGY: content includes interpersonal communication skills, conflict resolution, decision making, problem solving, diversity awareness, telephone techniques and technical applications. Special Diploma option is also available.

prepares students for employment or advanced training in agricultural mechanics. This major focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses the understanding of all aspects of the agricultural mechanics industry and demonstrates elements of the industry.

DIVERSIFIED CAREER TECHNOLOGY: a flexible major for training students in a diversity of occupations. The on-thejob training in business and industry is correlated with the students’ career objectives and classroom instruction.


DOMESTIC AND COMMUNITY LIVING SKILL: provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to function successfully in the home and community. This is a Special Diploma major only.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: this four-credit job preparatory major prepares students for a career working with children. Students have the opportunity to earn their CDAE, Child Development Association Equivalency. Students operate a preschool in the high school setting.

ELECTRICITY: major covers all aspects of electricity from working with full circuits to simple wiring to wiring for a new home or business.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES:

FASHION DESIGN SERVICES:

designed to develop competencies in the areas of global impact of agriculture; career opportunities; scientific and research concepts; biological and physical science principles; environmental principles; principles of leadership; and agribusiness, employability and human relations skills in agriscience. Laboratory-based activities include the safe use and application of appropriate technology, scientific testing and observation equipment related to environmental issues.

a job preparation program. The major consists of four courses: Fashion Design Services (core course), Principals of Fashion Design, Fashion Design Techniques and Fashion Design Specialist. Students develop competencies in organization and leadership skills; selection; usage and care of tools, equipment and supplies; textile characteristics and care; safety procedures; operation and maintenance of equipment utilized in the garment industry. Special Diploma option is also available.

FACS INTEGRATED /CULINARY JOURNALISM /FOOD JOURNALISM: a major that not only includes three levels of Culinary Operations, but the following additional courses as well: Principles of Food Preparation, Food Science Technology, Creative Photo I and Journalism I.

FACS INTEGRATED/ NUTRITIONIST: a major which requires Culinary Operations 1 and 2, and Blueprint for Professional Success. Other courses in this major include: Nutrition and Wellness, Principals of Food Preparation and Food Science Technology.

ENGINEERING ASSISTING: an inquiry-based curriculum designed to build competencies in the mathematics, science, engineering technology and other technical skills: computer science, energy systems, manufacturing systems, engineering foundations, architectural engineering and electronic systems.

FORESTRY: focuses on broad, transferable skills; stresses the understanding of all aspects of the natural resources industry; demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues particularly related to forests and forestry.

HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION: a four-credit program prepares students for employment as nursing assistants and/or nurse aides in nursing homes, hospitals or other health care facilities. This course may also prepare students for other healthcare professions.

FIRE SCIENCE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT): fire science prepares students for careers as firemen and emergency technicians (EMT) upon completion of state and national exams.

FIRST RESPONDER: four-credit program prepares students to provide initial care to sick or injured person as part of an organized emergency medical services team.

FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT: prepares students for initial employment in the food service industry. This is a Special Diploma major only.

HEAVY DUTY TRUCK AND BUS MECHANICS: major is designed to prepare students for employment as bus, truck and off-road equipment mechanics. The content includes maintaining and repairing diesel engines, brakes, hydraulic systems, drive and power trains and air conditioning systems. Special Diploma option is also available.

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HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE AND SERVICES: content covers career opportunities, global importance of agriculture, plant classification, propagation, growing media, nutritional needs, fertilization, irrigation, pest identification, pest control, pruning, plant installation, transplanting, safe hand tool use and employability skills. Special Diploma option is also available.

HOSPITALITY SUPPORT PERSONNEL: prepares students for initial employment in the hospitality industry. This is a Special Diploma major only.

JROTC AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING /ARMY /NAVY /AIR FORCE / MARINES: Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps major serves to develop informed and responsible citizens with a deep sense of pride and character in high school students. JROTC is an academic and practical application program that combines the advantages of military leadership training with those of secondary education. The curriculum is designed to emphasize pride, confidence and selfdiscipline and to instill a desire for achievement and selfimprovement.

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN: students learn about equipment, supplies and tasks required to work in the areas of building and custodial maintenance. This is a Special Diploma major only.

MULTIMEDIA / MULTIMEDIA DESIGN TECHNOLOGY: a major which offers practical experiences in Web page design, interactive presentation development, testing and production, as well as specialized skills in multimedia presentation (video editing and audio features). Simple animation and authoring software are used to produce a variety of interactive multimedia presentations.

INTEGRATED ACADEMY OF JOURNALISM /ACADEMY OF JOURNALISM: a program of studies that covers a full range of journalistic experiences, such as writing, editing, page layout, illustration design, reporting, interviewing skills and techniques, t.v. production skills (behind the scenes as well as on the screen) and video production.

MARKETING 2: provides instruction in marketing, merchandising, and management. This is a Special Diploma major only.

MARKETING EDUCATION:

INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES: a job prep major that focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses an understanding of all aspects of the residential and commercial decoration and design industry. Special Diploma option is also available.

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LANDSCAPE OPERATIONS: content covers the global importance of agriculture, plant classification, propagation, growing media, nutritional needs, fertilization, irrigation, pest identification, pest control, pruning, plant installation, transplanting, safe hand-tool use and employability skills. Special Diploma option is also available.

program provides instruction in marketing, merchandising and management to prepare students in a wide variety of marketing related careers. Special Diploma option is also available.

MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTING: prepares students for employment as medical /clinical lab technicians or medical lab assistants.

NATURAL RESOURCES: focuses on broad, transferable skills; stresses the understanding of all aspects of the natural resources industry; and demonstrates elements of the industry such as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental issues particularly related to natural resources.

OFFICE SUPPORT PERSONNEL ASSISTANT: provides students with training and skills necessary to assist office support personnel with various tasks including organizing paperwork and answering telephones. This is a Special Diploma major only.


PC SUPPORT: emphasis is placed on preventive hardware maintenance, identifying problems, executing appropriate repair actions and understanding the operation and purpose of hardware components.

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY: designed to develop competencies in the areas of global impact of agriculture; career opportunities; scientific and research concepts; biological and physical science principles; environmental principles; principles of leadership; and agribusiness, employability and human relations skills in agriscience. Laboratory-based activities include the safe use and application of appropriate technology, scientific testing and observation equipment related to plants.

PRACTICAL NURSING: prepares students for employment as licensed practical nurses. The program must be approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing (BON) so the graduate may take the examination to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. They also need to be approved by the BON as a nursing assistant program for students to take the CNA exam at the end of OCP B.

RETAIL TRADE ASSISTANT: provides students the knowledge and skills required to perform and assist in the field of retail sales. This is a Special Diploma major only.

SPORTS, RECREATION AND ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING ACADEMY: prepares students for employment or advanced training in the sport, recreation and entertainment marketing and sales industry. The content includes employability skills; selling techniques; public relations and publicity; event planning and execution; and licensing, sponsorship, and endorsements.

SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL TURF OPERATIONS: curriculum includes: maintaining greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and traps; fertilizing turf; and establishing turf grass. Land Laboratory and FFA activities are integral parts of the course. Special Diploma option is also available.

SPORTS MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING: program provides instruction in marketing, merchandising, and management to prepare students in a wide variety of marketing related careers.

TEACHER / CLASSROOM ASSISTANT: provides students opportunities to develop skills to assist classroom teachers with tasks including filing, organizing and assisting with other daily classroom management tasks. This is a Special Diploma major only.

VISION CARE ASSISTING: a program that prepares students for employment at the assistant level in the vision care field.

WEB DESIGN: provides broad transferable skills in web technology: operating system commands, web document development, design, scripting, programming, networking, and management. Special Diploma option is also available.

TECHNOLOGY STUDIES / TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION: introduces the elements of technology technological systems, physical technologies, information systems, biotechnology, current issues and outlooks in technology. Lab experiences revolve around construction, energy, material processing, transportation, and graphic and electronic communication.

VETERINARY ASSISTING: emphasizes animal nutrition, grooming, exhibiting, pest control, marketing and maintaining equipment and facilities. Special Diploma option is also available.

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PUBLIC SERVICE EDUCATION / TEACHER ASSISTING: a three-credit program designed to introduce students to a career in education, i.e., substitute teacher and/or future teacher.

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS Dr. Jack R. Lamb, Chair Jennifer Faliero, Vice Chair Doretha W. Edgecomb April Griffin Carol W. Kurdell Candy Olson Susan L. Valdes

SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE MaryEllen Elia Superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools

Michael A. Grego, Ed.D. Assistant Superintendent Curriculum and Instruction

Pamela Campbell-Peralta General Director Career and Technical Education

Arlen Black Supervisor Career and Technical Education

Career & Technical Education Majors Catalog 2007-2008 Discover a plan for your future This section is produced by Hillsborough County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Address any questions or comments to: Hillsborough County Public Schools CAREER and TECHNICAL EDUCATION 5410 North 20th Street | Tampa, FL 33610 | Phone: 813.231.1860 E-mail: Deborah.diss@sdhc.k12.fl.us

Search our database of courses at cte.mysdhc.org or at Facts.org. On the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status disability, age or religion, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity, or in any employment conditions or practices conducted by this school district, except as provided by law.


CTE Majors Catalog 2007-2008