Northview High School
Northview High School / Career Technology Intervention
Broadcast Video Production
COURSE TITLE: Broadcast/Video Production 1
Course Description: This one credit course is the first in a pathway that prepares the student for employment or entry into a postsecondary education program in the Broadcast/Video Production career field. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to: history of mass media, terminology, safety, basic equipment, script writing, production teams, production and programming, set production, lighting, recording and editing, studio production, and professional ethics. Skills USA, the Georgia Scholastic Press Association, Technology Student Association (TSA) and Student Television Network are examples of, but not limited to, appropriate organizations for providing leadership training and/or for reinforcing specific career and technical skills and may be considered an integral part of the instructional program. All material covered in BVP1 will be utilized in subsequent courses.
COURSE TITLE: Business Essentials
Course Discription: Business Essentials is a foundations course for the Small Business Development Career Pathway. It is also appropriate for students enrolled in any Career Pathway who plan to own and operate their own businesses. The course will help students build a strong knowledge base and develop management skills as they study forms of business ownership, functions of management, budgeting and finance, technology, communications, legislation, leadership and teamwork, marketing, and economics. Mastery of these standards through project-based learning and leadership development activities of the Career and Technical Student Organizations will help prepare students with a competitive edge for the global marketplace.
COURSE TITLE: Business Procedures
Course Discription: Students learn basic business principals involved in both working and running a business; Professional Dress, Interview Dos and Don'ts; Resume Writing; Phamphelets and Tri-Fold Brochures; Career Research Project; Job Shadow Day Event; Leadership Training Activities; Working with Difficult Employees; Proper Etiquett in dress and behavior; among various other topics related to the area of Small Business. Students in Business Procedures are also enrolled in the Work Based Learning Class and leave school early to work from 10 - 20 hours a week at a business in the community
COURSE TITLE: Computer Applications
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a review of basic ergometric posture, keyboarding and an introduction to Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc. Students use these programs to produce professional documents, business letters and data keeping records.
Computing in the Modern World
COURSE TITLE: Computing in the Modern World
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The goal of this course is to provide all students with an introduction to the principles of computer science and its place in the modern world. This course should also help students to use computers effectively in their lives, thus providing a foundation for successfully integrating their own interests and careers with the resources of a technological society.
In this course, high school students can acquire a fundamental understanding of the operation of computers and computer networks and create useful programs implementing simple algorithms. By developing Web pages that include images, sound, and text, they can acquire a working understanding of the Internet, common formats for data transmission, and some insights into the design of the human-computer interface. Exposure to career possibilities and discussion of ethical issues relating to computers should also be important threads in this course.
PROGRAM TITLE: Georgia Career & Technology Intervention
PROGRAM WEBSITE: http://www.georgiacti.org/
Provide Work Based Learning Experience in their area of interest and/or CTE Program of Study
Students work 10 to 20 hours depending on the number of periods each has for their work experience. Students meet the 1st Monday of each month to review Work Experience, turn in documentation of hours/pay; evaluations and reflections on readings and assignments. Each student must meet requirements to qualify for the CTI Work Program.
Engineering Concepts & Applications
COURSE TITLE: ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students have opportunities to apply engineering design as they develop a solution for a technological problem. Students use applications of mathematics and science to predict the success of an engineered solution and complete hands-on activities with tools, materials, and processes as they develop a working drawings and prototypes.
COURSE TITLE: Engineering Concepts
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Engineering Concepts is the second course in the engineering pathway. This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of engineering. Students learn about areas of specialization within engineering and engineering design, and apply engineering tools and procedures as they complete hands-on instructional activities.
Foundations of Engineering
COURSE TITLE: Foundations of Engineering and Technology
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class is the introductory course for all Georgia Engineering and Technology Education pathways. This course provides students with opportunities to develop fundamental technological literacy as they learn about the history, systems, and processes of invention and innovation.
Fundamentals of Web Design
COURSE TITLE: Fundamentals of Web Design
Prerequisites: Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors only
Introduction to Marketing
COURSE TITLE: Marketing Principles
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Marketing Principles is the foundational course for all pathways in Marketing Education. Marketing Principles addresses all the ways in which marketing satisfies consumer and business needs and wants for products and services. Students develop an understanding of the functions of marketing and how these functional areas affect all businesses. They learn basic marketing concepts and the role of marketing in our economy. Students also develop skills in applying economic concepts to marketing, distribution and logistics, marketing information management, finance in marketing, product/service planning, pricing mixes, promotional strategies, and personal selling.
In order to increase the number of application experiences, students should participate in work-based learning activities and the student organization, DECA, An Association of Marketing Students. It is highly advantageous for students to participate in a school–based enterprise where available.
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