This class is an introduction to the use of two-dimensional drawing and uses CAD software. Students will be required to learn the commands necessary to produce two-dimensional drawings, plotting methods and procedures, and Orthographic (Multi-view) Projection.The course is also dual enrolled with Central Virginia Community College, and students successfully completing the course can earn up to 6 college credit hours. This class is offered at the Campbell County Technical Center.
Students who have limited or no agricultural background or experience learn fundamental agricultural competencies needed for rural or urban living. Areas of instruction include meat grading and selection; maintenance of home appliances and equipment; and the study of plumbing, electrical wiring, and carpentry fundamentals. Teachers may incorporate additional competencies in the study of soil fertility and in cultural practices for shrubs, lawns, gardens, and fruit trees. The course emphasizes leadership development activities and participation in FFA activities. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
Students continue to learn agricultural mechanics, with emphasis placed on fundamentals of electricity, arcwelding, gas cutting and welding, small engines, power woodworking, and wood and metal preservatives. They also receive instruction in animal science and further develop competencies in rural and urban living, leadership, and resource conservation. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
This course emphasizes one or more areas of plant science, animal science, soil science, agricultural business management, and agricultural mechanization, based upon the student’s employment objective. Supervised occupational experience programs andleadership training are important parts of the course. When only single periods are provided, greater emphasis is placed on individualized instruction and supervised occupational experience programs.
This course includes instruction in agricultural mechanics, with emphasis placed on the application of mechanical skills to farm power and machinery, soil, and leadership training. This course emphasizes leadership development activities and participation in FFA activities. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
Architectural Drawing provides students with the opportunity to learn more about the basic backgroundand principles of architecture and its related drafting practices and techniques. Computer Aided Design (CAD) principles are an integral part of the instruction. Construction methods and techniques are studied and applied in the building of scale model projects. This course can benefit a future building or landscape architect, interior designer, or home builder, as well as a future homeowner. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
Art I is an introductory art course designed to foster understanding, enjoyment, and use of art in everyday living. Emphasis is placed on the elements of art and the principles of design using various art techniques and materials to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional art works. Students will engage in drawing, painting, crafts, sculpture, and/or graphic arts to express ideas and create images. They will prepare and display their artwork as part of the artistic process.
Athletic Training II is designed to be a continuation of the knowledge students learned in AthleticTraining I. It will delve further into the Anatomy and Physiology of the human body, elaborate on the athletic injuries discussed in the prerequisite course, introduce new injuries, learn rehabilitation and modality techniques, and give students the opportunity to do observation hours under a certified athletic trainer. This class moves at a fast pace, covers medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
In this course, designed for students with a sound knowledge of math, students experience the basic language of industry and technology. They gain skills and understanding of the broad scope of mechanical drawing and drafting. The course is highly recommended for students who plan to study engineering, architecture, landscaping, or industrial technology in the future. An introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) is included in the course.
In this course, high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, study basic management concepts and leadership styles as they explore business ownership, planning, operations marketing, finance, economics, communications, the global marketplace, and human relations. Quality concepts, project management, problem solving, and ethical decision making are integral aspects of the course. Students will study various elements of the business world that are particularly important today. These include organizational change, diversity in the workplace, ethics, global competition, the link between business and society, and thecritical role played by technology (including the Internet and e-commerce). Student leadership skills may be enhanced by participation in school-based or virtual enterprises, job shadowing, internships, cooperative education, and/or the Future Business Leaders of America.
Chorus I is designed to develop the student’s vocal abilities. Areas covered in music include developingthe voice, understanding musical terms, training the ear for listening, singing in harmony with the group, and learning basic choreography for specificselections. Chorus is a performance-oriented group of mixed voices organized to give singers training in a variety of vocal forms and styles. Singers will perform an assigned vocal part in unison and in simple harmony. The overall goal is to enable students to read their part in choral music and to perform music in an appropriate style.
This course is designed for secondary students to develop and enhance touch skills for entering alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information on a keyboard. Students will develop the correct keyboarding techniques and gain a basic knowledge of wordprocessing, spreadsheet, database, and graphic applications. Students will demonstrate an understanding of computer concepts through applications of knowledge. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
This year-long course is a general introduction into the world of economics. Course content includes microeconomics, macroeconomics, and the rationale for specialization and trade across international borders with emphasis on costs and benefits of that specialization. The courseis designed to help students apply economic analysis to their own lives by helping them to make personal decisions about spending, working, saving, and investing and to explore social and economic challenges andpolicies facing local, state, and national governments. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
In this course, students are introduced to the graphic language of industry for engineers, manufacturers, and technicians. The course provides greater depth in drafting problems, skills, and techniques and emphasizes interpretation of industrial prints, abilityto use reference books and resource materials, and the adherence to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for drafting. An important aspect of the course is the application of Computer Aided Design (CAD)principles and applications to typical engineering and design problems. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
Students will be assigned to the main office, guidance office, library or to a teacher to be an assistant. Students will receive a pass or fail mark for the class. The pass-fail mark is not computed in the student’s grade point average.
In this course, high school juniors and seniors apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations, through the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentations software. Students work individually the majority of the time to trace the development of computers and their impact on society while learning to use various up-to-date programs. Through this course, students gain a more advanced understanding of some of the different computer applications which are used in the business world and which will probably be used in their day-to-day lives. Students enrolled in this course will take a career and technical assessment approved by the Virginia Department of Education.
This class is designed for students interested in all aspects of yearbook production. In their work on the yearbook, students will gain insight into the creative, mechanical, managerial, and business functions related to the production of the school yearbook. Through producing the yearbook, students will learn to cooperate as members of a highly organized team. They will gain experience in journalistic writing and will observe, understand, and apply technical skills inherent in photojournalism. Students will be involved in reading, proofreading, interviewing, examining records, scouting sports and social events, promotingsales, selling advertising, completing photography assignments, meeting deadlines, and attending workshops. average: however, the student does receive a credit for the program.