Off Campus CTE Courses

The following CTE courses are offered at other schools and locations away from Olympus High. Bus transportation is available to GTI (Granite Tech Institute.) Students are responsible for their own transportation to other sites. Students must get an off-campus application form from the Career Center and return it completed in order to take any of these courses. Career Center signature is required for these courses on the student registration cards.

*Off Campus classes are not available each period and they may change often. Please check with the career center for availability.

Agriculture and Animal Science

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Animal Science 1
9th -12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$30
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Animal Science will provide students with the opportunity to explore the many aspects of the livestock industry. During this course, students will study breed of dairy cattle, beef cattle, equine, sheep, swine, and poultry. Students will look at animal breeding and reproductions, housing facilities, proper management practices, and feeding and nutrition. Judging and showing of some of these livestock breeds will also be included. FFA involvement is required for all students enrolled in this course.

Agricultural Biotechnology
10th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$20
fulfills a 3rd science credit
This course provides students with an appreciation of the contribution that biotechnology has made to the science of agriculture. Students will apply principles and practices of biotechnology research particularly with respect to food production and processing. The course will also give students the opportunity to develop higher level thinking skills as they explore social and ethical issues associated with biotechnology applications in agriculture. Emphasis is place on gaining practical hands-on skills that are valuable in agricultural lab and field career settings.

Equine Science
9th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$30
fulfills a 3rd science credit
This course prepares students to care for horses and horse equipment; to train horses for various work and athletic or entertainment roles; and to manage horse training, breeding, and housing programs and facilities.

Floriculture and Green house Management
9th -12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$30
fulfills a 3rd science credit
This is an intensive course in greenhouse operation and management that prepares students to produce commercial plant species in a controlled environment and to manage commercial and experimental green house operations. Studies will also include basic plant biological systems, soil science, plant propagation, and floral design.

Intro to Horticulture CE
11th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$30

This course is an introduction to the procution of nursery, greenhouse, fruit, and vegtable crops. Residential and commercial landscape construction and management will be explored, and students will learn about interior plants, arboriculture, turf science, landscape plant materials, and home gardening. This class is one of the first requirements for the USU Horticulture Major and also fulfulls a Bredth Life Science requirement at USU. The GTI and USU horticulture studetns share the greenhouse used for this course. Students who major in Horticulture at USU can complete their entire program at the GTI Campus with USU's extension campus on the 5th floor.

Veterinary Assistant
10th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$30

Prerequisite: One of the following Animal Science 1, Equine Science or Biology/Agricultural Science.
This course is designed to encourage students to pursue a career in large animal veterinary practice. The program will focus on the following areas of study: safety and sanitation in veterinary science, veterinary terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical examinations, hospital procedures, parasitology, laboratory techniques, animal nutrition, principles of disease, animals in society, career exploration, and animal management. Students enrolled in the program will also have leadership opportunities through the FFA, a component that will be integrated into the vet assistant course. This course provides entry-level skills for those students who want to enter an occupation right out of high school and also provides the background necessary for students interested in pursuing a professional degree. Laboratory activities provide students with the hands-on experience and skills needed to participate in the exciting field of veterinary medicine.

Veterinary Assistant 2
11th -12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$30

Prerequisite: Veterinary Assistant This course is designed for students who have previously taken the Veterinary Assisting course and wish to further their education and training in the veterinary field. The Veterinary Assistant 2 course expands student knowledge, reinforces skills previously learned, and builds proficiency in highly scientific areas, such as pharmacology, anesthesiology, radiology and imaging, fluid therapy, and critical care nursing.


Biotechnology/ BioManufacturing

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Biotech Product Development (BMAN1110)
10th- 12th
(1 Period)
Semester
$20
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite: The following classes may be helpful, but are not requierd: Biology 1-2, Algebra 1, Exploring Technology, Gateway to Technology, Manufacturing, or Chemistry. Must be taken with Advanced Biotech Product Development and Marine Biology.
This course offers an introduction to the manufacture of biotech products including: medicines, cosmetics, nutritional supplements, and biofuels. Students will extract oil from plants or desicn and make medical devices, cosmetics, lotion, ets. projects include designing and producing a medical device and natural product, designing the label and marketing the product. Students will learn how to ensure the safety of medical, pharmaceutical, and natureal products and will visit local biomanufactuirng companies to explore possible career pathes. This course will also cover teh science, engineering and marketing skills necessary in biomanufactureing , as well as teh legal, social, and ethical issues surrounding theis industry. Students will have the unique opportunity of working in the same cutting edge lab and using the same equipment as college studetns and professionals.

Advanced Biotech Product Development (BMAN1120)
10th- 12th
(1 Period)
Semester
$20
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite: Biotech Product Development (BMAN1110) and Marine Biology must be takent together.
This is a lab-based course that will help students learn the biochemistry, microbiology, engineering, and technical skills to conduct bio-manufacturing processes. Students will learn biochemistry through practical applications like making aspirin or test strips used in medical labs. Students will perform experiments to verify the quality of the starting ingredients and finished products, and use computer programs to graph and compute statistics, an emphasis will be placed on learning proper documentation of experiments in a lab notebook and on company forms in order to learn about FDA requirements in bio-manufacturing. Students will have the unique opportunity of working in the same cutting edge lab and using the same equipment as college students and professionals.

Biotech Research (BTEC1010 and BTEC 1015)
10th, 12th
(2 Period)
Year
$20
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Biotechnology 1010 is an introductory level course which leads to many exciting careers in science, medicine and forensics. In biotechnology, our knowledge of biological organisms is applied to solving problems that occur in the real world. Topics covered include: microbiology, genetics, bioinformatics, proteomics, genomics, forensics, agriculture, stem cell research, and genetically modified organisms. Students gain extensive lab skills as each of the course's topics are investigated in a hands-on way. This course must be taken for SLCC concurrent enrollment credit (BTEC1010, 3 credits).

Marine Biology
10th- 12th
(1 Period)
Year
$40

Taken with Biotech Product Development and Advanced Biotech Product Development to make a 2 Period Block for full year.
Prerequisite: B or higher in Biology/Chemistry or Enviromental Science/Pre-Caluclus, or Statistics
An inquiry based "Hands On" approach. Our very lives and everything on our "Blue Planet" depend on the survival and helth of the oceans. Global sustainability, viable cancer/ disease research, energy resources, diversity preservation, and environmental conservation, are just a few reasons why this course is for everyone looking to make a real difference. Fieldtrips (Living Planet Aquarium) , and work with experts in the field (internships) place emphasis on the structure, functions, behaviors, and adaptations of marine life and will develop needed laboratory skills required at many different levels of research and application. Recommended for all future Professionals dealing with sustainable Health, Business, Law and Scientific/Manufacturing research related fields.

Biotechnology Internship (BTEC1080)
12th
(2 Period)
Year


Prerequisite: Biotech 1010 and Biotech 1015.Students will participate in an internship with a local biotech company as part of a Contract Research Organization (CRO). The internships available include research, information technology, and business management. All students will work with highly experienced professionals. This is a year-long course that will meet for two periods every other day. However, in rare cases and with special approval, the internship can be accomplished after school and/or during the summer. Interested students will work directly with Mr. Tuttle at the GTI to arrange internships and to determine class periods. This course must be taken for SLCC concurrent enrollment credit.

Business and Marketing

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Academy of Finance - Skyline, Cottonwood & GTI (CE)
11th, 12th
(2 Periods)
Year
$40 CE fee$50-$75 book
Two Year Program
This program is for students interested in preparing for a career in financial services that begins the junior year and continues through the senior year. Course work covers accounting, economics, banking, credit, financial planning and computer applications for business. Students must complete an application form and be interviewed by the Academy director. Up to 25 semester hours of college credit may be earned. See Mr. Bailey for application forms.

Academy of Hospitality and Tourism- Taylorsville High & GTI (CE)
11th, 12th
(2 Periods) Year
$40 CE fee
$50 book
*Additional Fees
Two Year Program
This course will train students for careers in travel and tourism. This program that begins in the junior year and continues through the senior year. An internship will be served between the junior and senior year. Students must complete an application and be interviewed. Up to 12 semester hours of college credit may be earned. See Mr. Bailey for application forms. * For the 2013-2014 school year Seniors can start this program at the GTI.

Construction Trades

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Construction Trades Foundation
9th-11th
(2 Period) Semester


Construction Trades Foundation is designed to intorduce studens to the basic skills neede for an entry-level position in teh construction field. Studens will be exposed to basic safety, which complies with OSHA-10 training. Studens will work with construction math. They will be adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, and explain their application to the construction trades. Students will learn about the safe use of hand and power tools used in the industry and will be familiarized with reading, interpreting, and applying consturciton drawings. Students will be taught about basic rigging. They will also be introduced to material handling and recognizing hazards associated with the construction industry. The communication skills needed for job interviews and working with co-workers and supervisors will be emphasized. This class will be a great experience for those interested in the construction industry

Construction Technology
9th-11th
(2 Period) Semester


Construction Technology provides studens with the opportunity to explore many areas of teh construction industry. Licensed contractors teach this class, and students will be able to work thorugh learning modules at their own pace and in several areas. Studnets will be exposed to site lay out and distance measurements; concrete and masonry; floor systems; wall, ceiling, and roof framing; and roofing applications. They will be taught basic stair layout and exterior finish and will learn about electrical safety and residential electrical installation .Students will also be introduced to drain, waste and vent systems using plastic and copper pipe and fittings for residential construction. This is an excellent class for those who want to learn about the construciton industry.

Electrical Trades (ELI 1110)
11th-12th
(2 Period)
Semester or Year


This is a comprehensive construction experience where students, under the supervision of an experienced licensed contractor participate in a variety of commercial construction projects. Students may specialize in electrical with the opportunity to participate in all trades. This is an excellent experience for those interested in construction related careers, including construction management, or for those who want building and remodeling experience. Apprenticeship programs are available.

Home Building (Residential Carpentry)
(BCCM 1010/1040/1060) or BCCM 1140/1160)
10th- 12th
(2 Period)
Semester or Year


This is a comprehensive construction experience where students, under the supervision of an experienced licensed contractor participate in a variety of commercial construction projects. Students may specialize in carpentry with the opportunity to participate in all trades. This is an excellent experience for those interested in construction related careers, including construction management, or for those who want building and remodeling experience. Apprenticeship programs are available.

Plumbing (PLI 1110)
11th- 12th
(2 Period)
Semester or Year


This is a comprehensive construction experience where students, under the supervision of an experienced licensed contractor participate in a variety of commercial construction projects. Students may specialize in electrical with the opportunity to participate in all trades. This is an excellent experience for those interested in construction related careers, including construction management, or for those who want building and remodeling experience. Apprenticeship programs are available.




Cosmetology/Barbering
Students enjoy learning skills as they practice a variety of cosmetology and barbering skills on each other and on real clients. Courses count towards the student's Cosmetology license.
Students in cosmetology have an opportunity to learn and perform the following skills on each other and actual clients: European facials, Spa manicures/pedicures, Acrylic nails, gel toes, waxing, and the most up-to-date haircuts, colors, and permanent waves. this course covers the instruction and practical knowledge required for the Utah Cosmetology license. Students are required to perform 2,000 hours of classroom and laboratory experience and all instruction will prepare students to take the written and practical Utah Cosmetology Board. Students must have a social security number to obtain a cosmetology license. Students may also arrange for cosmetology school of their choice. The private school must be accredited to receive high school credit. Application Process required with minimum 2.0 CPA and 2.0 GPA and letter of recommendation. Students will receive SLCC concurrent enrollment credit. * Additional lab credit is available through SLCC for students who wish to complete additional lab hours beyond the 225 hours scheduled.

* 4 period block means students will have cosmetology 1-2 or 3-4 period on both days.
The courses below must be taken in the following order:


Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Barbering/Cosmetology Orientation
11th, 12th
4 Period block Semester
$40 +

This course helps students gain a basic understanding of the practical skills, professional skills and theory that apply to the field of Barbering and Cosmetology. Course content will include a study of bacteriology, chemistry, sanitation, diseases of the scalp and hair, skin structure and disorders, nail structures and disorders, and personal hygiene. The practical skills covered in this class will include hair treatments, shampoos, permanent waving, men's/women's haircuts, styling, perms, coloring, manicures, tapers, and shaves. *Successful completion of this course, along with demonstrated competencies will qualify students to receive SLCC credit for BRC 1110 (4 credits) along with lab BRC 1101 (3 credits). Students may earn up to 225 hours of credit towards State License exam preparation by completing this course.

Intro to Barbering/Cosmetology II
11th- 12th
4 Period block Semester
$40+

Prerequisite: Barbering/Cosmetology OrientationThis course consists of a continued study in all aspects of men's/women's hairstyling and care. Studies will include shampooing, styling, coloring, permanent waving, chemical relaxing, cutting, shaves, beard trimming, tapers, manicures, pedicures, facials, and scalp massage. Students will gain significant experience performing all of these skills. Successful completion of this course, along with demonstrated competencies will qualify students to receive SLCC credit for BRC 1210 (4 credits) along with labs BRS 1201 (3 credits) and BRC 1202 (3 credits). Students may earn up to 225 hours of credit towards State License exam preparation by completing this course.

Intermediate Barbering/Cosmetology III
11th- 12th
4 Period block
Semester
$40 +

Prerequisite: Intro to Barbering/Cosmetology IIThis course is designed to help students refine their skills to be competitive in a salon. The practical skills involved with this course include advanced techniques in men's/women's cutting and styling along with competitive styling. continued experience with shampoos, scalp treatments, manicures, perms, coloring, lightening, chemical relaxing, shaves, technology, pedicures, and esthetics is also included. *Successful completion of this course, along with demonstrated competencies will qualify students to receive SLCC credit for BRC 2310 (4 credits) along with lab BRC 2870 (2 credits) and BRC 2301 (3 credits) and BRC 2302 (3 credits). Students may earn up to 225 hours of credit towards State License exam preparation by completing this course.

Advanced Barbering/Cosmetology
11th- 12th
(4 Period)
Semester
$40 +

Prerequisite: Intermediate Barbering/Cosmetology IIIThis course covers professional development and an advanced study of chemistry, permanent weaving, hair coloring, skin structures and disorders, and nail structures and disorders. This course also prepares students to take the State Board Exam. This course will also explore concepts such as chemical relaxing, soft curl perming, press and curl, ethnic hair products, hair cutting techniques and the special needs of various ethnic clients. The practical skills involved with this course include continued experience with shampoos, scalp treatments, manicures, haircutting, styling, perms, coloring, lightening, chemical relaxing, shaves, trichology, pedicures, and esthetics.*Successful completion of this course, along with demonstrated competencies will qualify students to receive SLCC credit for BRC 2410 (4 credits) and BRC 2860 (2 credits) along with labs BRC 2401 (3 credits). Students may earn up to 225 hours of credit towards State License exam preparation by completing this course.

Culinary Arts

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Chef Prep/ Pro-Start 1 (CE)
11th- 12th
(2 Period)Semester
$20

Prerequisite: Foods 1 and Foods 2. 2.0 GPA and 2.0 CPA are required to enroll in this program.This course focuses on preparing students for careers in the restaurant industry. Students will learn skills dealing with customer relations. Food preparation, menu planning, cost controls, marketing, management and communication. Students will also be required to develop a professional portfolio related to food services. Concurrent enrollment credit (CHEF 1110, 3 credits). Students must provide a social security number to qualify for the ProStart Certificate.

Chef Prep/ Pro-Start II
11th- 12th
(2 Period) Semester
$20
A 400-hour internship is required for the successful completion of this course
Prerequisite: Prostart IIThis is an advanced course in restaurant management. Students must have good social skills, good attendance and the ability to get themselves to their internship experiences. A nationally accepted certification is available upon completion of ProStart 1 and II.Scholarships are available for students who pass the National Restaurant Association exam. Students must provide a social security number to qualify for the Prostart Certificate.

Food Service/Culinary Arts (Occupational Foods)
10th- 12th
(2 Period) Semester
$20

Students will be trained for career opportunities in the food service/culinary arts industry. Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice safety and sanitation procedures, and use and maintain commercial food service equipment. They will perform quantity food preparation as it relates to catering, bakery, restaurant, hospitality, and fast food business operations.


Technology & Engineering

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Intro to Engineering Design
9th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$15
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite: Principles of EngineeringThis course teaches students the design process through the use of computer modeling software. Students will learn problem-solving skills using a design development process. Models of product solutions are created, analyzed and communicated using solid modeling computer design software.

Principles of Engineering
9th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$15
fulfills a 3rd science credit
This course allows students to explore technology systems and manufacturing processes in order to better understand the world of engineering and engineering technology. Students learn how engineers and technicians use math, science and technology in an engineering problem solving process to benefit people and advance our society. This course also includes concerns about social and political consequences of technological change.

Physics with Technology
9th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$20
fulfills a Physical science credit
Prerequisite: Algebra 1Students taking this course will learn physics by doing experiments and labs and by applying physics concepts. Students will study the concepts of force, work, rate, momentum, power and resistance through the energy systems of mechanics, heat, fluids and electromagnetism. Motion, optics and nuclear physics will also be investigated. Physics with Technology is an introductory course that presents opportunities for studens to use their creativity, imagination and invention. This course leads to advanced material/production courses offered thorugh Technology and Engineering Education, as well as AP Physics. This course meets the Utah State Core requirements for Physics.

Computer Integrated Manufacturing
10th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$20
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite: Principles of Engineering and Intro. to Engineering Design.
This course will teach students the concepts of robotics and automated manufacturing by creating three-dimensional designs with modeling software and producing models of their designs. This course builds on computer solid modeling skills developed in Introduction to Engineering Design. Students use CNC equipment to produce actual models of their three-dimensional designs. Fundamental concepts of robotics used in automated manufacturing, and design analysis are included.

Engineering Design and Development
11th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$15
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite: Principles of Engineering, Introduction to Engineering Design and Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
Following a full 4 phase Product Development Protocol, students will use a 3D Computer CAD modeling software, 3D Prototype model making machinery and will receive hands-on plastics process training on a production 25 ton Boy Injection molding Machine. Students will learn the design process and solve problems for which they develop, analyze and create a medical product.

Electronics, DC/AC
10th-12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$10
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Math 1050 or Pre-Calculus for students who wish to take this course for concurrent enrollment credit.This course presents basic electronics theory for DC and AC fundamentals, circuit analysis and troubleshooting. Students learn the use of electronic test equipment such as digital meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators and bread boarding.

Digital Electronics
10th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$10
fulfills a 3rd science credit
Prerequisite: Principles of Engineering and Introduction to Engineering Design are recommended prior to enrolling in this course. Students will use computer simulations to learn about the logic of electronics as they design, test and actually construct circuits and devices. This is a couse in applied logic that encompasses the application of electronic circuits and devices.


Family and Consumer Science

Fashion Institute of Design- Taylorsville High
11th- 12th
(2 Period Block) Year


Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing
This is a course for students interested in the expanding fashion design industry from sportswear to theatrical designing. Students are encouraged to explore their own creativity and special areas of interest, create and construct their own designs, learn sewing techniques used in the industry with emphasis on computer design. The curriculum is adapted from the New York fashion institute high school.




Health Science Technology

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Certified Nursing Assisting
11th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$40
A 60 hour clinical experience is required in a nursing facility to complete course requirements.
Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 GPA and CPA. It is suggested that students take Medical Terminology prior to taking this course.This program prepares students to perform routine nursing related services to patients in hospitals or long-term care facilities under the training and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse. Students learn basic nursing skills such as taking and recording vital signs and recognizing abnormal changes in body functioning. Basic areas of study include: basic nursing skills, personal care skills, mental health and social service needs, care of cognitively impaired residents, basic restorative services and resident rights. Clinicals are from 3:00- 8:00 p.m. one day per week and a total of two Saturdays from 7:00 a.m.- 3:oo p.m. Students must supply their own uniforms, watches with sweep second hands, white shoes, pens, and small notebooks. Some College and University nursing programs require a CNA for admission to their program. An additional .25 credit will be earned by completing clinical hours. Students must have good social skills, good attendance, and the ability to get themselves to their clinical experiences. Students must provide a social security number in order to take the state CNA exam. Exam is $70 and students who pass will be reimbursed $35 from district.

Dental Assisting I
11th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$40

Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 GPA and CPA.Dental Assisting 1 introduces students to the field of dental assisting. Students will learn basic patient care skills in preparation to assist a dentist or dental hygienist in functions of a dental practice. Skills include: infection control procedures, instrument sterilization, patient preparation, examination, preventive care, diagnostic study models, bleaching trays, introduction to dental materials and restorative procedures.

Dental Assisting II
11th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$40

Prerequisite: B-average in Dental Assisting 1. Dental Assisting 2 offers the student the opportunity to practice skills, learn restorative, cosmetic and surgical procedures and dental radiographic techniques. Expanded functions include crown and bridge, endodontic, surgical procedures, front office skills including Dentrix. Qualified students will have the opportunity to participate in a 90 hour externship, at a dental office of their choice.

Intro to Health Science and Technology
9th- 12th
(1 Periods) Semester

This course is taken with EMS.
This semester course is designed to create an awareness of career possibilities in health care and inform students of the educational options available for health science and health tech programs. Instruction includes beginning anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical ethics, disease and disorders.

EMS (Emergency Medical Services) (CE)
9th- 12th
(1 Periods)
Semester
$40
This course is taken with Intro to Health Science
This semester course provides students with advanced emergency medical information and skills. The course introduces students to a variety of career options in emergency medicine along with preparing students to take nationally recognized tests and certification in First Aid, CPR and Emergency Response. Students will learn basic skills prior to enrolling in EMT, nursing assisting, medical assisting and dental assisting courses. This course offers W.S.U. Concurrent Enrollment credit (HLTH 2300) for qualified 11th and 12th grade students.

EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) (CE)
12th
(2 Periods)
Year
$40 per semester
(total approx. $370)

Prerequisite: minimum 2.0 GPA and CPA.This program prepares students to perform initial medical assessment, treatment and comprehensive care in medical crises, under the general supervision of a coordinating physician. Instruction includes all aspects of basic health care, disease disorder, injury diagnosis, emergency treatment procedures for various injuries and disease outbreaks. Students learn theory and then participate in extensive skill practice sessions with EMTs. Successful students take the bureau of Emergency Medical Services exam to become Certified EMTs. Students must have a social security number to qualify to take the EMT state exam, which costs $145. Textbook is required for Concurrent enrollment $75, stethoscope and blood pressure cuff are required for stat certification $50, bandaging supplies are required for stat certification $20. This course offers Weber State University Concurrent Enrollment credit (PAR 1000, PAR 1001) for qualified students. Students must provide a social security number in order to take the state EMT exam.

Exercise Science/ Sports Medicine (CE)
11th- 12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$20 +
CE Fee $40
Concurrent credit given plus 1.0 CTE or elective credit.
Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA, Human Biology or Medical Anatomy & Physiology
This course is designed to teach students components of Exercise Science/Sports Medicine including detailed anatomy, injury evaluation, management and rehabilitation. Health careers associated with Exercise Science/Sports Medicine, such as physical therapy & athletic training, will be explored. Studetns learn the elements of first aid and experience first-hand the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of injuries.
Concurrent enrollment registration through UVU is required.

Health Information Management
11th- 12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$20

Healt Information Management will provide an overview of medical coding, electronic medical records and health system information management programs. Information on teh new ICD10 will be included. Students will learn about this key and integral portion of the health care delivery system. This class would be useful and of interest to any student interested in working in any are of helath care. medical Information Systems invlove all levels of health care workers from those who manage the information to those who chart and record what goes into the medical record

Medical Assisting
12th
(2 Periods)
Year
$40 per semester

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology or concurrent with Medical Terminology first semester. 2.0 GPA and CPA.
This program prepares students to assist physicians by performing functions related to both business administration and clinical duties in a medical office. The business aspect of instruction covers insurance, bookkeeping, medical terminology and general office management. Clinical study includes providing physician assistance during patient exams, treatment, administration and monitoring. Students learn to keep patient and related health information and to perform clinical, administrative and laboratory duties. A 160 hour externship is required for completion of this course. Students must have good social skills, good attendance and the ability to get themselves to their clinical experiences. Students must obtain a series of three immunizations for hepatitis. This course serves as an introduction to a variety of health related fields.

Medical Anatomy and Physiology -CE is available
10th-12th
(11th, 12th CE)
(2 Periods) Year
$30
fulfills a third science credit
Prerequisite: 2.0 GPA and CPA are required.
This course provides students with an in-depth study of health care careers including actual clinical experience in a variety of areas. Instruction includes intermediate anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, diseases and disorders, medical ethics and first aid. The class is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Health Sciences course.

Medical Math / Medical Terminology
11th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$20
fulfills .5 of the third math credit
Prerequisite: Algebra II/ Intermediate Algebra. 2.0 PGA and 2.0 CPA An instructional program that prepares students with skills to compute mathematical equations related to healthcare. The course integrates medical-physiological concepts and mathematics. Students will engage in math activities including problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representations. Medical Math combined with Medical Terminology (see description below).

Medical Terminology -CE is available
9th-12th
11th-12th CE
(2 Periods)
Semester
$40

Prerequisite: 2.0 GPA and CPA are required.
Students must be able to read at or near grade level. This class consists of lecture and video presentations. Students learn the meanings and pronunciations of prefixes, roots, and suffixes that combine to from over 11,000 medical terms. This is essential knowledge for any health career. This course offers SLCC Concurrent Enrollment credit (MA1100, 2 credits) for qualified 11th and 12th grade students. If students would like to take this concurrently they need to register for 3-4A either semester. The other Medical Terminology sections will be high school credit only. This concurrent credit is required for SLCC’s Medical Assisting, Surgical Tech, and Pharmacy Tech programs. If students are NOT planning on those programs at SLCC, there is NO NEED for them to take it for SLCC concurrent credit, as the class credit does not transfer to other institutions or programs. Medical Terminology is a prerequisite for Medical assisting and Pharmacy Technician at the GTI and recommended for Certified Nurse Assisting, as well as for any ELL students who are planning on taking medical training courses.

Pharmacy Technician
12th
(2 Periods)
Year
$40 per Semester

Prerequisite: Medical Terminology or concurrent with Medical Terminology. 2.0 GPA and 2.0 CPA
This program prepares students to support pharmacists by providing assistance during patient consultation, counter dispensing operations and prescription preparation. Students will also be trained to keep health record information and to perform a wide range of practice-related duties for both retail and hospital-based pharmacies. Students must have good social skills, good attendance and the ability to get themselves to their externship experiences. Students must maintain a “B” average and complete 180 hour externship in addition to course work for successful licensure with the state of Utah. Students must provide a social security number in order to take the national exam and become licensed in the state of Utah.


Information Technology

Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Computer Programming I
9th-12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$10
fulfills a 3rd Math credit
This semester course is an introduction to computer programming using C#. Students will learn problem solving and object-oriented programming as they design code and test their own programs. Students will learn Java Syntax, graphical user interface (GUI) and simple control and data structures. Students will produce a graphical game as their final project.

Computer Programming 2/ Mobile Apps
10th -12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$20

Prerequisite: Computer Programming 1
This semester course is designed to take programming concepts and implement them inot mobile device technology. mphasis will be on completing individual and tema based projects that demonstrate a student's ability to grasp new cell phone technology. Students will build customized user interactive text message, GPS map locatino, voice recorder, and game mobile applications.

Computer Programming Advanced Projects
11th-12th
(2 Periods) Semester
$10
fulfills a 3rd Math credit
This is an advanced coputer course for students who have completed Computer Programming 1 and 2 or Web Development 2. Students will learn to read and code HTML web pages, program in PHP scripting language and use the relational data base MySql. This course is designed to help studens acquire marketable skills. Studens wishing to take this course must make individual arrangements with the instructor.

Intro to Web Development
9th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$10

This couse is designed for students who desire an introduction to web development pages using HTML, XHTML, Dynamic HTML, tables, frames, input forms and cascading style sheets. Prior web development is not a requirement for this course. Students will build their own personal websites and maintain their on-going structure and design changes.

Advanced Web Development
9th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$10

This course is designed to take fundamental concepts and technologies used in web development such as XML, XHTML and create more sophisticated web sites, Focus will be on completing team web-based projects that incorporate multimedia, JavaScrip and Java Applets. Sutdents will analyze different web designs and use more complex web tools that may include other technologies and mobile devices. Students in this class will maintain a real world website and be responsible for providing new content and functionality.

Intro to 3D Animation
10th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$10

This class offers entry-level study of basic 3D and 2D animation principles. Subject matter will include 2D animation, timing, secondary motion, stretch & squash, basic 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, UV mapping, rigging and animating a model. This course has an emphasis on artistic principles for those students interested in the 3D industry. Students will learn basic principles such as layout and design, color theory and basic drawing skills. In addition, animation planning, storyboard development and the production process will be a large part of the course.

Advanced 3D Animation
10th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester
$10

Prerequisite: Intro. To 3D Animation.This semester course offers an advanced-level study of the principles of 3D and 2D animation. This course is designed to prepare students for entry into an internship or a college course giving them the skills to succeed in industry. Subject matter includes advanced polygonal modeling, nurbs modeling, and advanced techniques for both game and movie industries, advanced lighting and texture, dynamics, environmental construction, advanced character rigging and animation. This course expands on the instructional principles taught during the Intro. To Animation class, but gives more time for student projects and critique. Students will continue to apply the art principles learned during the intro class, and the principles will be critiqued and applied in their final projects. These students will have the opportunity of working with our feeder schools, Utah Valley University and Salt Lake Community College. They will have opportunities to interface and work with college professors helping to make a seamless transition into college and their desired field of study.

Digital Media (Senior Projects)
12th
(2 Periods)
Semester or Year
$10

Prerequisite: Advanced 3D Animation
This course offers seniors an opportunity to create and complete a portfolio necessary for internships, college programs and job application process. Students will also have the opportunity to work with real world situations, producing products both for the school district and local business, helping to give substance to their portfolios. Students will be critiqued every two weeks to measure their progress, quality of work, and to receive direction as to the overall layout, design and professionalism of the end product. This class is designed after a senior level college studio class better preparing students for what they will encounter once in college. In addition, part of this class will be designed around completing all necessary paperwork for entrance into college or an internship program

Computer Maintenance (A+) Certification
10th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester


In this course, students practice troubleshooting, maintenance and upgrade of PC's. Course content covers setup, memory management, and data back-up and hardware/software diagnostic procedures. The course is designed to prepare students for the Comp TIA A+ certification exam. A+ certification is a testing program that certifies the competency of entry-level (9 months experience) service technicians in the computer industry. Earning A+ certification means that the individual possesses the knowledge, skills, and customer relation skills essential for a successful entry-level computer service technician, as defined by experts from companies across the industry.

Linux Fundamentals
10th-12th
(2 Periods)
Semester


This course introduces students to the SLES9 Linux operating system. Students will learn initial concepts, installation, administration, system management, X-window system. TCP/IP, SAMBA for both workstations and servers. This course also prepares students for the Comp TIA Linux + certification exam.

Basic Networking (Network +)/ CISCO Networking (CCENT Certification)
10th- 12th
(2 Periods)
Semester


This course focuses on basic networking terms and concepts, the OSI model, transmission media, and protocols used by various vendors in LAN and WAN network implementation. This course is designed to prepare students for the Comp TIA Network + certification exam and is equivalent to 6 months of full time experience working with Peer-to-Peer and Server Client networks. Also, students will be introduced to CCENT (Beginning Cisco Certification). Students will learn to describe teh operation of data networks, implement small routed networks, explain and select administrative tasks requires for a WLAN, identify security threats to a network and describe ways to mitigate those threats, and implement WAN links.




Internships

Internships
10th- 12th
Semester


Internships are activities in which students engage in learning through practical work-site experiences. Internships are usually undertaken by students who are at or near the end of a preparatory academic or applied program. They have a strong goal-oriented focus and are usually taken in conjunction with a course or advisory session at the school. Some internships are paid and some are unpaid. Students are placed in businesses and professions specializing in the student's career interests. Elective credit is earned according to the amount of time involved. See Mr. Bailey in the career center or Mrs. Allen in Room 201A.


Military Science

JROTC-(Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) Taylorsville High
10th-12th
(1 Period)
Year


Designed for students interested in enriching their high school education with military experience. Students will participate in physical training, drill, marksmanship and political science. Students will be provided with an army uniform and will be required to wear it once a week.



Trades & Industry Technology


Metalworking




Auto Body and Repair- Granger High
11th- 12th
(2 Periods) Year


This course is designed for the students whose career goal is to become an auto body repairman. Classroom and shop experiences deal with repairing damaged auto bodies and fenders by straightening metal, smoothing surfaces, painting and replacing body components.

Welding 1-2 - Taylorsville High
10th-12th
(1 Period)
Year
$20

This is a basic welding class in which principles of arc welding, wire feed (MIG) welding, oxy-acetylene welding, gas welding, cutting and brazing are taught. Many different arc and acetylene tools will be used. Correct use of equipment and technical information will be taught.






Aerospace Professional Pilot Program
In cooperation with Salt Lake Community College, high school students may enroll in the Aviation courses listed below and receives concurrent enrollment credit from SLCC. Students will typically enroll for two courses each semester; for instance, (1-2A, 1-2B) or (3-4A, 3-4B). Exceptions to this format must be arranged through the GTI Administration. It is recommended that 11th grade students take Aviation History (2 Periods) and Transportation (2 Periods) during their second semester. As seniors they would take Private Pilot Ground School (2 Periods) and Air Systems (2 Periods) during first semester. Then, second semester, they are ready to take actual cockpit flight instruction after school hours.Fees: $35 lab fee for each course prior to flight instruction and a one-time $35 application fee to Salt Lake Community College. The average cost for supplies and completion of flight hours for this course is $2400.

Aviation History
11th-12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$10

The history of aviation from the earliest times through the modern jet age will be covered. Students will discover significant aviation developments and how they came about. This course must be taken for SLCC Concurrent Enrollment credit (PILT 1050, 2 credits).

Aviation Weather
11th- 12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$10

This course will introduce students to the effects of weather on aviation. Specific emphasis will be placed on weather information available to a pilot, and the hazards of weather to aviation operations. This course must be taken for SLCC Concurrent Enrollment credit (PILT 1020, 2 credits).

Private Pilot Ground School
12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$10

A study of aviation fundamentals, principals of flight, aircraft and engine operations, weather, navigation, and radio communications as required by FAA regulations will be covered by this course. Students will be prepared to begin flight training. This course must be taken for SLCC Concurrent Enrollment credit (PILT 1100, 5 credits).

Aircraft Systems
12th
(2 Period)
Semester
$10

This is an introductory course to provide pilots with the understanding of aircraft systems, components, and basic operations general to all aircraft. Included will be information about power plants, fuel, and electrical systems. This course must be taken for SLCC Concurrent Enrollment credit (PILT 1420, 3 credits).

Aviation Orientation
12th
(make arrangements with instructor) Semester
$10

This course is scheduled after school at ALCC’s Meadowbrook campus. Students will be introduced to many aspects of the aviation industry, job opportunities, flight program, procedures, and how to finance flight training. Students will be given the opportunity to meet with industry personnel. This course must be taken for SLCC Concurrent Enrollment credit (PILT 1040, 1 credit).

Solo Pilot Certification Lab
12th
(after school at SLCC’s airport facility) Semester
$10

Prerequisite: Students must take PILT 1100 (Private Pilot Ground School) Students will begin flight training* with FAA certified flight instructor. Training will include all skills necessary to fly solo.* Note: Flight hours for this course and supplies will incur and additional cost. Payment can be made weekly for flight hours. Students fly a minimum of once per week for just over an hour. This course is scheduled after school. Students registering for this class must complete a solo flight before high school graduation or will receive a failing grade in the course that will appear on their college transcript
Woodworking

Woodwork 1-2 -Skyline High
(Beginning Woodwork/Furniture Construction)
10th- 12th
(1 Period)
Year
$65 per semester

No prerequisite for this course. This course is designed to teach the basics of building furniture. By building an attractive nightstand, drawers and raised panel doors, you will learn the basics of furniture construction. When the nightstand is completed, you will be ready to build larger furniture items such as desks, computer desks, dressers, cedar chests, entertainment centers, gun cabinets, etc. Fee includes cost of nightstand materials and safety glasses. Students must pay for additional projects they select.


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