Course Information

Students taking Skilled and Technical Sciences Education classes should have the opportunity to participate in SkillsUSA, a student leadership association.

Communication

Digital Graphic Arts Intro (9-12) - 40.10.00.00.040

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills related to the graphic design industry. It is intended to serve as a starting point for several pathways including Digital Media, Graphics and Printing, 3D Animation and Game Development. This includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: creative design & layout, typography, color, related software, and computer and professional skills. 

Intermediate Graphic Communications (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.042

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to be a continuation of Introduction to Graphic Communications. The course prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge in the areas of design and layout, digital image prep, image capture, digital file output, press operations, finishing and binding, and screen printing. The course includes instruction in printing, lithographic equipment and operation, computer hardware and software, digital imaging, print preparation, and electronic prepress. The curriculum is based on PrintED competencies. Prerequisite, Introduction to Graphic Communications.

Advanced Production Graphics (11-12) - 40.10.00.00.044

Strands and Standards
Create, produce and reproduce visual graphics that communicate to an audience. Develop knowledge and skills relative to the graphic design and printing industries. Apply effective principles and techniques to project designs.

Digital Print Design (11-12) - 40.10.00.00.046

Strands and Standards
Create and produce digital print projects that communicates and promotes graphic communication. Develop knowledge and skills relative to the graphic design and printing industries. Includes instruction and hands-on experience in design and layout. Instruction includes the use of industry standard graphics software with the Adobe Creative Suite.

Screen Printing Technology (11-12) - 40.10.00.00.048

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills relative to the graphic design and screen printing industries. Includes instruction and hands-on experiences in the following areas: history, design and layout, digital prep of designs, one and multiple color processes, indirect and direct stenciling methods, on various substrates. This allows for "live work" experience and proves an overview of the screen-printing and print making industries on the commercial level. Prerequisite, none.

Radio Broadcasting Technician 1 (10-12) - 40.01.00.00.040

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills related to the radio broadcasting industry. The course includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: impact of historical figures in radio, pre-production, live production, vocal skills, equipment, and radio rules and regulations.

Radio Broadcasting Technician 2 (11-12) - 40.01.00.00.045

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the advanced knowledge and skills related to the radio broadcasting industry. Instruction includes hands-on assignments in the following areas: impact of historical figures in radio, pre-production, live production, vocal skills, equipment, and radio rules and regulations.

Television Broadcasting 1 (10-12) - 40.01.00.00.005

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills related to the television broadcasting industry. This includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: camera operation, audio systems, lighting systems, pre-production, studio operations, control room operations, visual effects and graphics, and copyright laws.

Television Broadcasting 2 (11-12) - 40.01.00.00.010

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the advanced knowledge and skills related to the television broadcasting industry. This includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: camera operation, audio systems, lighting systems, pre-production, studio operations, control room operations, visual effects and graphics, and copyright laws.

Video Production 1 (10-12) - 40.01.00.00.030

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills related to the video production industry. This includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: camera operation, audio systems, lighting systems, pre-production, studio operations, control room operations, visual effects and graphics, and copyright laws.

Video Production 2 (11-12) - 40.01.00.00.035

Strands and Standards
This course is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills related to the video production industry. This includes instruction and hands-on assignments in the following areas: camera operation, audio systems, lighting systems, pre-production, studio operations, control room operations, visual effects and graphics, and copyright laws.

Construction Trades

Carpentry 1 (10-12) - 40.08.00.00.010

Strands and Standards
A program with a sequence of courses that prepares individual to layout, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading, concrete placing, siding, and mechanical systems. This course based on the current National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) task list. Prerequisite, none.

Carpentry 2 (11-12) - 40.08.00.00.015

Strands and Standards
This is the second in a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to layout, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading, concrete placing, siding, and mechanical systems. This course is based on the current National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) task list.

Construction Trades Foundation (10-12) - 40.08.00.00.035

Strands and Standards
A course that generally prepares individuals in the following areas: basic safety, introduction to blueprint reading, introduction to power tools, introduction to hand tools, and introduction to construction math. It also includes an industry overview, what to expect on the job and specific career opportunities. It is designed to allow for replica house building on a 1/4”=1’-0” scale. This course is based on the current National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) task list.

Electrician 1 (10-12) - 40.08.00.00.050

Strands and Standards
A program with a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to assemble, install, operate, maintain, and repair electrically energized systems, such as residential, commercial, industrial electric-power systems wiring, D.C. and A.C. motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the use of advanced technology test equipment.

Electrician 2 (10-12) - 40.08.00.00.055

Strands and Standards
A program with a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to assemble, install, operate, maintain, and repair electrically energized systems, such as residential, commercial, industrial electric-power systems wiring, D.C. and A.C. motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the use of advanced technology test equipment.

Plumbing 1 (10-12) - 40.08.00.00.100, 0.5 Credit

Strands and Standards
This is the first course in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skill to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain piping, fixtures, and piping systems for stream, hot water, heating, cooling, draining, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems. Includes instruction in material selection and use of tools to cut, bend, join, and weld pipes. This course is based on the current National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) task list.

Plumbing 2 (11-12) - 40.08.00.00.105

Strands and Standards
This is the second course in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skill to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain piping, fixtures, and piping systems for stream, hot water, heating, cooling, draining, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems. Includes instruction in material selection and use of tools to cut, bend, join, and weld pipes. This course is based on the current National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) task list.

Engineering Technologies

Environmental Technician (10-12) - 40.05.00.00.020

Strands and Standards
This course prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing and using indoor and outdoor environmental pollution control systems. Includes instruction in environmental safety principles, testing and sampling procedures, laboratory techniques, instrumentation calibration, safety and protection procedures, equipment maintenance, and report preparation. Prerequisite, none.

Mechanics and Repairs

ASE Brakes (11-12) - 40.09.00.00.022

Strands and Standards
This course is part of a sequence that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles. Instruction includes: training in safety, the diagnosis of malfunctions, and repair of braking systems. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) task list. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and lab activities of these courses.

ASE Chassis MLR (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.021

Strands and Standards
This is an advanced level course in automotive service that deals with the overall chassis of a vehicle. Through demonstrations, lectures, research and practical experiences dealing with chassis, this course is designed to assist students in broadening their experience, through the use of equipment, tools, materials, processes and techniques in inspecting, diagnosing, and servicing of automobiles.

ASE Electrical/Electronics (11-12) - 40.09.00.00.024

Strands and Standards
This course is part of a sequence that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles. Instruction includes training in safety, the diagnosis of malfunctions and repair of electrical systems. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) task list. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and lab activities of these courses. Prerequisite, Introduction to Automotive.

ASE Engine MLR (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.024

Strands and Standards
This is an advanced level course in automotive service that deals with engine and related components. Through demonstrations, lectures, research and practical experiences dealing with engines. This course is designed to assist students in broadening their experience through the use of equipment, tools, materials, processes and techniques in inspecting, diagnosing, and servicing automobiles.

ASE Engine Performance (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.024

Strands and Standards
This course is part of a sequence that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles. Instruction includes training in safety and the diagnosis of malfunctions for the engines performance. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) task list. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and lab activities of these courses.

ASE Steering and Suspension (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.023

Strands and Standards
This course is part of a sequence that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles. Instruction includes training in safety, the diagnosis of malfunctions and repair of steering and suspension systems. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) task list. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and lab activities of these courses.

Automotive, Introduction (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.020

Strands and Standards
This is an entry level course in automotive service. Through demonstrations, lectures, research and practical experiences is designed to introduce the student to a broad experience in the use of: equipment, tools, materials, processes and techniques of automotive
service.

Basic Automotive Collision Repair (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.005

Strands and Standards
This course is the first in a sequence of courses that prepares individuals in repair and refinishing of uni-bodies and fenders of automobiles. This course is an introduction in non-structural repairs and various methods of refinishing and safety training. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automotive collision task list and the I-CAR training program. Industry work ethic standards and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and laboratory activities of this program as determined in the Professional Development Program (PDP).

Collision Non-Structural Repair (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.010

Strands and Standards
A course that prepares individuals to perform non-structural repair, replacement, and adjustment of automotive outer body panels and uni-body components. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automotive collision task list and the I-CAR training program. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and laboratory activities of this program.

Collision Refinishing and Painting (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.015

Strands and Standards
This course prepares individuals to safely repair, mask, prime, seal, and paint vehicles and parts; use and maintain spray guns, booths, and equipment; address paint defects; mix, match, tint, and blend paint; store and dispose of hazardous materials; understand the corrosion protection process; and sand, buff, and detail a refinished vehicle. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and laboratory activities of this program.

Collision Structural Repair (11-12) - 40.09.00.00.013 

Strands and Standards
This course prepares individuals to perform structural repairs on automobile uni-bodies, fixed class, and frames. This course is based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) automotive collision task list and the I-CAR training program. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and laboratory activities of this program.

Diesel 1 (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.060

Strands and Standards
This course is the first in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and
skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and
industrial vehicles. Instruction covers training in the following areas: safety, diesel engine
mechanics, drive trains, and electrical/electronic systems. Work ethics and productivity are an
integral part of the classroom and lab activities of these courses.

Diesel 2 (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.065

Strands and Standards
This course is the second in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. Instruction covers training in the following areas: safety, diesel engine mechanics, drive trains, and electrical/electronic systems. Work ethics and productivity are an integral part of the classroom and lab activities of these courses.

Small Engine Repair (10-12) - 40.09.00.00.090

Strands and Standards
This is a course is the first of two courses that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skill to maintain and repair small internalā€combustion engines used on portable power equipment, such as lawn and garden equipment. Work ethics, productivity, and safety are an integral part of the classroom and laboratory activities of this class.

Personal and Miscellaneous Services

Barbering (11-12) - 40.03.00.00.003

Strands and Standards
This is a program that prepares individuals to cut and dress hair, shave and trim facial/neck hair and beards, and customer relations and salon management. Instruction includes history of barbering, health and safety, customer service; shop business practices; legal issues; human immune system; diseases and disorders of the hair and scalp; implements, tools and equipment; hair and scalp anatomy and physiology; basic science of barbering; chemistry of barbering; analysis of the hair and scalp; properties of the hair, skin, and scalp; shampooing; hair cutting; hair styles and styling art; in facial shaving; beard and mustache shaping and trimming. The task list for this program is based on the state rules and regulations as a part of the state law. Completed instruction qualifies the student for licensing examinations in Utah.

Basic Esthetician and Skin Care (11-12) - 40.03.00.00.005

Strands and Standards
This is a program that prepares individuals to cleanse, depilate, massage, and beautify the human body and to function as licensed estheticians and skin care specialists. Instruction includes history of esthetics; health and safety; customer relations and salon management; legal issues; human immune system; diseases and disorders of the skin; implements, tools, and equipment for basic esthetics; skin anatomy, physiology, and health; science of basic esthetics; principles of nutrition; decontamination and infection control; limited chemical exfoliation; chemistry for basic esthetics; face and neck massage; temporary hair removal including waxing and tweezing; application of makeup; basic facials; skin treatments, manual and mechanical; natural nail manicures and pedicures. The task list for this program is based on the state rules and regulations as a part of the state law. Completed instruction qualifies the student for licensing examinations in Utah.

Cosmetology (11-12) - 40.03.00.00.003

Strands and Standards
This is a program that prepares individuals to cut and dress hair, shave and trim facial/neck hair and beards, and customer relations and salon management. Instruction includes history of cosmetology, health and safety, customer service; shop business practices; legal issues; human immune system; diseases and disorders of the hair and scalp; implements, tools and equipment; hair and scalp anatomy and physiology; basic science of cosmetology; chemistry of cosmetology; analysis of the hair and scalp; properties of the hair, skin, and scalp; shampooing; hair cutting; hair styles and styling art; in facial shaving; beard and mustache shaping and trimming. The task list for this program is based on the state rules and regulations as a part of the state law. Completed instruction qualifies the student for licensing examinations in Utah.

Nail Technician (11-12) - 40.03.00.00.002

Strands and Standards
This is a program that prepares individuals to shape fingernails and toenails, remove unwanted skin and blemishes, apply polish and cosmetics to nails, and function as licensed manicurists or nail technicians/specialists. It includes instruction in manicuring theory; skin anatomy; nail growth, irregularities, and diseases; sterilization and sanitation; equipment and table maintenance; cuticle, blemish, and rough skin removal; nail filing, shaping, and polishing; cream application and extremity massage; nail sculpture and design art; product storage and use; customer service; laws and regulations; and business practices.

Precision Production Trades

Cabinetmaking (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.020

Strands and Standards
The third instructional course in a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills, set up and operate industrial woodworking machinery, and use such machinery to design and fabricate custom cabinets and architectural millwork. It stresses the safe use of trade hand and power tools and machinery used in the production of millwork items. Cabinets, such as kitchen and vanities, are constructed, finished, and installed as part of this program.

Furniture Design and Manufacturing (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.130

Strands and Standards
The second instructional course in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to prepare and execute furniture design projects; assemble and finish furniture articles; repair furniture; and stresses the safe use a variety of hand and power tools and machinery. Recommended projects would be anything that would allow students to incorporate all joints and tools e.g. a chest of drawers. Prerequisite, Woodworking.

Woodworking (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.120

Strands and Standards
The first instructional course in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out and shape stock, assemble projects, saw and sand projects, and the course stresses the safe use a variety of hand and power tools and machinery. Recommended projects would be anything that would allow students to incorporate all joints and tools e.g. a nightstand.

Composites 1 (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.140

Strands and Standards
This course is a stand-alone component of a coordinated 4-part group of courses focusing on
advanced materials and general manufacturing. All four courses are appropriate for students
desiring college preparation in engineering and also for students seeking direct entry into
technician positions in industry. This course, Composites 1, is the first in a two-part sequence
focusing on properties and manufacturing principles of both fiberglass reinforced plastics (FRP)
and advanced composites (generally carbon-fiber parts for the aerospace industry).

Machining 1 (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.072

Strands and Standards
This course is the first in a sequence that will use technical knowledge and skills to plan and manufacture projects using machine lathes, mills, drill presses, and other equipment in safe working conditions to promote the manufacturing industries.

Machining 2 (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.070

Strands and Standards
This course is the second in a sequence that will use technical knowledge and skills to plan and manufacture projects using machine lathes, mills, drill presses, and other equipment in safe working conditions to promote the manufacturing industries.

Metalworking 1 (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.085

Strands and Standards
This is an entry-level course in metalworking. Through demonstrations, lectures, research and practical experiences this course is designed to introduce the student to a broad experience in the use of; equipment, tools, materials, processes and techniques of metalworking trades. This is a one-semester course of instruction.

Welding Technician, Entry Level (9-12) - 40.10.00.00.110

Strands and Standards
Students will learn basic welding skills that will prepare them to apply technical knowledge and skill in the workplace and in project construction. Students will learn and practice knowledge, attitude, skills, and habits required for performing tasks autonomously, including the selection and use of appropriate techniques and equipment with minimum supervision.

Welding Technician, Intermediate Level (10-12) - 40.10.00.00.112

Strands and Standards
Students will learn intermediate welding skills that will prepare them to apply technical knowledge and skill in the workplace and in project construction. Students will learn and practice knowledge, attitude, skills, and habits required for performing tasks autonomously, including the selection and use of appropriate techniques and equipment with minimum supervision.

Welding Technician, Advanced Level (11-12) - 40.10.00.00.114

Strands and Standards
Students will learn more advanced skills in the welding processes that will prepare them to apply technical knowledge and skill in the workplace and in project construction. Students will learn and practice knowledge, attitude, skills, and habits required to perform tasks autonomously and with minimum supervision, including the selection and use of appropriate techniques and equipment.

Protective Services

Introduction to Corrections (10-12) - 40.06.00.00.046

Strands and Standards
This course prepares individuals to perform the duties of correction officers on a local, state or federal level. Including the history basic functions, and administration of corrections in our criminal justice system. Purpose to introduce students to the basics of rehabilitation, methodology, prison/jail system, probation/parole systems, sentencing, appeals, basic crime prevention methods, equipment operation, equipment maintenance, and other routine correction enforcement responsibilities are also included.

Introduction to Criminal Justice (10-12) - 40.06.00.00.103

Strands and Standards
This course exposes students to three components of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections and their place in American society.

Criminal Law (11-12) - 40.06.00.00.108

Strands and Standards
This course examines the evolution of constitutional law, crimes, defenses, and the historical origins and functions of criminal law in our society. Topics include sources of the United States Supreme Court cases.

Fire Science (10-12) - 40.06.00.13.010

This is a program with a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to perform the duties of a firefighter. Instruction includes training in safety, firefighting, equipment operation, maintenance, and the principles of fire science. Prerequisite, none.

Law Enforcement (10-12) - 40.06.00.00.001

Strands and Standards
This course prepares individuals to perform the duties of police and public security officers, including patrol and investigative activities, traffic control, crowd control, public relations, witness interviewing, evidence collection and management, court procedures and the law in general. Basic crime prevention methods, weapon and equipment operation, equipment maintenance, and other routine law enforcement responsibilities are also included.

Transportation and Material Moving

Aircraft Systems (11-12) - 40.11.00.00.042

Strands and Standards
Aircraft Systems will give students the knowledge to take and pass the FAA written exam and prepare them for flight. Study areas will include science of flight, aircraft engine systems, fueling systems, pressurization, electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and aircraft control systems and weight distribution.

Air Transportation (11-12) - 40.11.00.00.046

Strands and Standards
Air Transportation will give students knowledge to take and pass the FAA written exam and prepare them for flight. Study areas include historical and present status of air transportation, air transportation regulations, administration for air transportation, and the different aircraft manufacturers as well as general aviation.

Aviation History (11-12) - 40.11.00.00.044

Strands and Standards
Aviation History will give students knowledge to take and pass FAA written exam and prepare them for flight. Study area include aviation history from 1783-1914 and 1914-1927, the golden age of flying to World War II, and post-World War II.

Flight Simulator (11-12) - 40.11.00.00.048

Strands and Standards
The Flight Simulator course will give students hands-on experience, training, and knowledge in preparation for the real-world experiences of flying. Students will learn the basic skills needed to fly an airplane. Some of those skills include takeoffs, climbs, turns, descents, landing, navigating, and much more. Flight simulation provides a safe, low stress and cost-effective way to learn some of the basic aviation skills that you will need as a pilot.

Private Pilot (11-12) - 40.11.00.00.040

Strands and Standards
The Private Pilot ground school will give students the knowledge to take and pass the FAA written exam and prepare them for flight. Some of the areas of study will include aircraft operations, airplane control, surfaces and systems, navigation, weather, and aeromedical flight planning and transportation. Students will also study human factors and safety: how humans interact with machines and their environment. Students will track aviation history from Greek mythology to the Wright Brothers to the present.

Visual Arts

Basic Digital Photography (10-12) - 40.13.00.00.012

Strands and Standards
This course is an introduction to the field of commercial photography. This course will cover many basic concepts, including but not limited to: purchasing a digital camera, image capture, image editing, and image output. This course will also feature Adobe Photoshop, its features and uses. These concepts will enable the student to be more knowledgeable and prepared to enter the field of commercial photography. If available, students are advised to continue on with the Advanced Commercial Photography course.

Basic Film Photography (10-12) - 40.13.00.00.010

Strands and Standards
This course is part of a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques combined with a commercial perspective to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via the used of black and white photography. Instruction includes training in specialized camera and equipment operation, film processing, dark room procedures, maintenance, applications to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations.

Advanced Commercial Photography  (11-12) - 40.13.00.00.015

Strands and Standards
This course is designed for students who want to further enhance their photographic knowledge and abilities. It is an application of the skills learned in Basic Digital Photography with an emphasis on professional jobs and assignments used in commercial photography. A portfolio of each student’s work is expected at the end of the course.

Commercial and Advertising Art (10-12) - 40.13.00.00.001

Strands and Standards
This is a course in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of digital or printed media. Instruction includes training in concept design, layout, and techniques such as screen printing, drawing, cartooning, painting, collage, and computer graphics.

Design and Visual Communications (10-12) - 40.13.00.00.020

Strands and Standards
A course in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and promoting products to business and consumer audiences. This course prepares individuals in any of the applied art media including: drawing, painting, computer graphics, and others.

Industrial Design (11-12) - 40.13.00.00.030

Strands and Standards
This instructional course prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop and create concepts that optimize the function, value, and appearance of products for the benefit of both user and manufacturer.