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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Animal Science Program

Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (PRINAFNR)

Course #: 08800 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13000200 Grades: 9-12

This course will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices and expectations. This course may be taken to satisfy the speech credit.

Prerequisites: None

Small Animal Management (SMANIMGT)

Course #: 08957 Credits: ó

PEIMS #: 13000400 Grades: 10-12

In this course, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to small animals and the small animal management industry. Small Animal Management may address topics related to small mammals such as dogs and cats, amphibians, reptiles, and birds. Course should be paired with Equine Science.

Prerequisites: None

Equine Science (EQUINSCI)

Course #: 08802 Credits: ó

PEIMS #: 13000500 Grades: 10-12

In this course, students will acquire knowledge and skills related to equine animal systems and the equine industry. Equine Science may address topics related to horses, donkeys, and mules. Course should be paired with Small Animal Management.

Prerequisites: None

Livestock Production* (LIVEPROD)

Course #: 08714 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13000300 Grades: 10-12

This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills related to livestock and the livestock production industry. Livestock Production may address topics related to beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, goats, and poultry.

Prerequisites: None

Veterinary Medical Applications* (VETMEDAP)

Course #:08941 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13000600 Grades: 11-12

This course covers topics relating to veterinary practices, including practices for large and small animal species.

Prerequisites: Equine Science, Small Animal Management or Livestock Production

Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources* (First Time Taken) (PRACAFNR)

Course #: 08809 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13002500 Grades: 11-12

This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. A student may repeat this course once for credit provided that the student is experiencing different aspects of the industry and demonstrating proficiency in additional and more advanced knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 at time of enrollment, application and teacher approval; a minimum of one credit in Ag, Food & Natural Resources recommended

Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources* (Second Time Taken) (PRACAFNR2)

Course #:08810 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13002510 Grades: 12

This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquire technical knowledge and skills related to the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. A student may repeat this course once for credit provided that the student is experiencing different aspects of the industry and demonstrating proficiency in additional and more advanced knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 at time of enrollment, application and teacher approval; a minimum of one credit in Ag, Food & Natural Resources recommended

Applied Agricultural Engineering Program

Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (PRINAFNR)

Course #: 08800 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13000200 Grades: 9-12

This course will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices and expectations. This course may be taken to satisfy the speech credit.

Prerequisites: None

Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies (AGMECHMT)

Course #: 08807 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13002200 Grades: 10-12

This course is designed to develop an understanding of agricultural mechanics as it relates to safety and skills in tools operation, electrical wiring, plumbing, carpentry, fencing, concrete, and metal working techniques.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Agriculture, Food and NaturalResources recommended

Agricultural Structures Design and Fabrication* (AGSDF)

Course #: 08808 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13002300 Grades: 10-12

In this course students will explore career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: None; Ag Mechanics and Metal Technologies recommended

Practicum & Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources* (First time taken) (EXPRAFNR1)

Course #: 08944 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 13002505 Grades: 11-12

This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquiretechnical knowledge and skills related to the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. A student may repeat this course once for credit provided that the student is experiencing different aspects of the industry and demonstrating proficiency in additional and more advanced knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 at time of enrollment, application and teacher approval; a minimum of one credit in Ag, Food & Natural Resources recommended

Practicum & Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources* (Second time taken) (EXPRAFNR2)

Course #: 08945 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 13002515 Grades: 12

This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study, internships, assistantships, mentorships, or laboratories. To prepare for careers in agriculture, food and natural resources, students must attain academic skills and knowledge, acquiretechnical knowledge and skills related to the workplace, and develop knowledge and skills regarding career opportunities, entry requirements, and industry expectations. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills and technologies in a variety of settings. A student may repeat this course once for credit provided that the student is experiencing different aspects of the industry and demonstrating proficiency in additional and more advanced knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 at time of enrollment, application and teacher approval; a minimum of one credit in Ag, Food & Natural Resources recommended

Architecture & Construction

Carpentry Program

Principles of Construction (PRINCON)

Course #: 08702 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13004220 Grades: 9-12

This course is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course also provides communication and occupational skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment.

Prerequisites: None

Construction Technology I (CONTECH1)

Course #: 08812 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13005100 Grades: 10-12

In this course students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters or building maintenance supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, and framing. For safety considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Construction recommended

Construction Technology II* (CONTECH 2)

Course #: 08813 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13005200 Grades: 11-12

In this course students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as carpenters, building maintenance technicians, or supervisors or to prepare for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will build on the knowledge base from Construction Technology I and are introduced to exterior and interior finish-out skills. For safety considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: Construction Technology I

Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology* (MACTECH)

Course #: 08960 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13005300 Grades: 10-12

In this course, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce in mill work and cabinet manufacturing and installation. Students may also apply these skills to professions in carpentry or building maintenance supervision or use the skills as a foundation for a postsecondary degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in cabinet design, tool usage, jointing methods, finishes, and industry-level practices such as numerical and computer-control production methods.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Construction recommended

Practicum in Construction Technology* (PRACCT1)

Course #: 08894 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13005250 Grades: 12

In Practicum in Construction Technology, students will be challenged with the application of gained knowledge and skills from Construction Technology I and II. In many cases students will be allowed to work at a job (paid or unpaid) outside of school or be involved in local projects the school has approved for this class.

Prerequisites: Construction Technology II, Electrical Technology II, or Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Electrical Program

Principles of Construction (PRINCON)

Course #: 08702 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13004220 Grades: 9-12

This course is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course also provides communication and occupational skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment.

Prerequisites: None

Electrical Technology I (ELECTEC1)

Course #: 08814 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13005600 Grades: 10-12

In this course students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician or building maintenance supervisor, prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field on construction or construction management, or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, and the reading of electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: Principles of Construction recommended

Electrical Technology II* (ELECTEC2)

Course #: 08815 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13005700 Grades: 11-12

In this course students will gain advanced knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as an electrician, a building maintenance technician, or a supervisor; prepare for a postsecondary degree in a specified field of construction or construction management; or pursue an approved apprenticeship program. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in safety, electrical theory, tools, codes, installation of electrical equipment, alternating current and direct current motors, conductor installation, installation of electrical services, and electric lighting installation. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: Electrical Technology I

Practicum in Construction Technology* (PRACCT1)

Course #: 08894 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13005250 Grades: 12

In Practicum in Construction Technology, students will be challenged with the application of gained knowledge and skills from Construction Technology I and II. In many cases students will be allowed to work at a job (paid or unpaid) outside of school or be involved in local projects the school has approved for this class.

Prerequisites: Construction Technology II, Electrical Technology II, or Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications

Digital Communications Program

Audio/Video Production I (AVPROD1)

Course #: 09289 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13008500 Grades: 9-12

In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and postproduction audio and video products. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Audio/Video Production I with Lab (AVPLAB1)

Course #: 09291 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13008510 Grades: 10-12

This is the Audio/Video Production I course with a lab included. The lab provides students the opportunity to work more extensively with the production and post-production process. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Digital Audio Technology I (DATECH1)

Course #: 08964 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13009950 Grades: 9-12

Digital Audio Technology I was designed to provide students interested in audio production careers such as audio for radio and television broadcasting, audio for video and film, audio for animation and game design, music production and live sound, and additional opportunities and skill sets. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the audio industry with a technical emphasis on production and critical-listening skills. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Audio/Video Production II* (AVPROD2)

Course #: 09292 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13008600 Grades: 10-12

Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of the industry with a focus on pre-production, production, and postproduction products. This course may be implemented in an audio format or a format with both audio and video. AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2023-2024 school year.

Prerequisites: Audio/Video Production I

Audio/Video Production II with Lab* (AVPLAB2)

Course #: 09293 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13008610 Grades: 10-12

This is the Audio/Video Production II course with a lab included. The lab provides students the opportunity to work more extensively with the production and post-production process. AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2023-2024 school year.

Prerequisites: Audio/Video Production I

Digital Audio Technology II* (DATECH2)

Course #: 08965 Credits:

PEIMS #: 13009960 Grades: 10-12

Digital Audio Technology II was designed to provide additional opportunities and skill sets for students interested in audio production careers such as audio for radio and television broadcasting, audio for video and film, audio for animation and game design, and music production and live sound. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the audio industry with a technical emphasis on production and critical-listening skills. AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2023-2024 school year.

Prerequisites: Digital Audio Technology I

Practicum in Audio/Video Production* (PRACAVP1)

Course #: 08966 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: PRACAVP1 Grades: 11-12

Building upon the concepts taught in Audio/Video Production II and its corequisite Audio/Video Production II Lab, in addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications Career Cluster, students will be expected to develop an increasing understanding of the industry with a focus on applying pre-production, production, and postproduction audio and video products in a professional environment. This course may be implemented in an advanced audio/video or audio format. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2024-2025 school year.

Prerequisites: Audio/Video Production II with Lab

Graphic Design & Multimedia Arts Program

Digital Media (DIMEDIA)

Course #: 08869 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13027800 Grades: 9-12

Students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve a problem. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students to successfully perform and interact in a technology-driven society. Students will enhance reading, writing, computing, communication and critical thinking and apply them to the IT environment.

Prerequisites: None

Video Game Design (VIDGD)

Course #: 08968 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13009970 Grades: 9-12

Video Game Design will allow students to explore one of the largest industries in the global marketplace and the new emerging careers it provides in the field of technology. Students will learn gaming, computerized gaming, evolution of gaming, artistic aspects of perspective, design, animation, technical concepts of collision theory, and programming logic. Students will participate in a simulation of a real video game design team while developing technical proficiency in constructing an original game design.

Prerequisites: None

Animation I (ANIMAT1)

Course #: 08969 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13008300 Grades: 10-12

In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills in animation, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the history and techniques of the animation industry. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Animation II* (ANIMAT2)

Course #: TBD Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13008400 Grades: 11-12

In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills in animation, students will be expected to create two- and threedimensional animations. The instruction also assists students seeking careers in the animation industry.

Prerequisites: Animation I

Animation II with Lab* (ANILAB2)

Course #: 08976 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13008410 Grades: 11-12

In addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills in animation, students will be expected to create two- and threedimensional animations. The instruction also assists students seeking careers in the animation industry. Note that this course includes a lab. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Animation I

Graphic Design and Illustration I (GRAPHDI1)

Course #: 08819 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13008800 Grades: 10-12

In addition to developing knowledge and skills in graphic design and illustration, students will be expected to develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on fundamental elements and principles of visual art and design. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Graphic Design and Illustration II* (GRAPHDI2)

Course #: TBD Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13008900 Grades: 10-12

Students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of graphic design and illustration and the associated industry. Students will focus on content knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration I

Graphic Design and Illustration II with Lab* (GRDLAB2)

Course #: 08892 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13008910 Grades: 10-12

Students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of graphic design and illustration and the associated industry. Students will focus on content knowledge and skills. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration I

Practicum in Animation* (PRACANI1)

Course #: 08977 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13008450 Grades 11-12:

Building upon the concepts taught in Animation II with Lab, in addition to developing advanced technical knowledge and skills, students will be expected to develop an increasing understanding of the industry with a focus on applying preproduction, production, and post-production animation products in a professional environment. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities. AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2023-2024 school year.

Prerequisites: Animation II with Lab

Practicum in Graphic Design and Illustration* (PRACGRD1)

Course #: 08906 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13009000 Grades 10-12:

In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills, students will be expected to develop a technical understanding of the industry with a focus on skill proficiency. Instruction may be delivered through lab-based classroom experiences or career preparation opportunities. AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2023-2024 school year.

Prerequisites: Graphic Design and Illustration II with Lab

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Business, Marketing, & Finance

Accounting & Financial Services Program

Business Information Management I (BUSIM1)

Course #: 08826 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13011400 Grades: 9-12

In this course students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software. This course cannot be entered at midterm. This course is offered only at the four middle school campuses and Woodson.

Prerequisites: None

Money Matters (MONEYM)

Course #08931 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13016200 Grades: 9-12

In this course, students will investigate money management from a personal financial perspective. Students will apply critical-thinking skills necessary to establish short-term and longterm financial goals. Students will examine various methods of achieving short-term and long-term financial goals through various methods such as investing, tax planning, asset allocating, risk management, retirement planning, and estate planning. This course may be entered at semester.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance recommended

Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance (PRINBMF)

Course #: 08917 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13011200 Grades: 9-11

In this course students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. The course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems and settings in business, marketing, and finance.

Prerequisites: None

Financial Mathematics (FINMATH)

Course #: 08939 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13018000 Grades: 10-12

This course is a course about personal money management. Students will apply critical-thinking skills to analyze personal financial decisions based on current and projected economic factors.

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

Accounting I (ACCOUNT1)

Course #: 08838 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13016600 Grades: 10-12

Students will investigate the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students will reflect on this knowledge as they engage in the process or recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing, and communicating accounting information. Students will formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance recommended

Accounting II *(ACCOUNT2)

Course #: 08839 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13016700 Grades: 11-12

Students will continue the investigation of the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students will reflect on this knowledge as they engage in various managerial and cost accounting activities. Students will formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. Students will use equations, graphical representations, accounting tools, spreadsheet software, and accounting systems in real-world situations to maintain, monitor, control, and plan the use of financial records. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: Accounting I

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Business Management Program

Business Information Management I (BUSIM1)

Course #: 08826 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13011400 Grades: 9-12

In this course students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software. This course cannot be entered at midterm. This course is offered only at the four middle school campuses and Woodson.

Prerequisites: None

Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance (PRINBMF)

Course #: 08917 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13011200 Grades: 9-11

In this course students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. The course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems and settings in business, marketing, and finance.

Prerequisites: None

Business Management* (BUSMGT)

Course #: 08830 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13012100 Grades: 10-12

Business Management is designed to familiarize students with the concepts related to business management as well as the functions of management, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling. Students will also demonstrate interpersonal and project-management skills. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: None

Statistics and Business Decision Making* (STATSBDM)

Course #: 08840 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13016900 Grades: 11-12

This course in an introduction to statistics and the application of statistics to business decision making. Students will use statistics to make business decisions and will determine appropriateness of methods used to collect data to ensure conclusions are valid.

Prerequisites: Algebra II

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Cosmetology Sequence

Cosmetology

Principles of Cosmetology Design and Color Theory (PRICOSMO)

Course #: 08710 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13025050 Grades: 9-10

In this course, students coordinate integration of academic, career, and technical knowledge and skills in this laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Students will attain academic skills and knowledge as well as technical knowledge and skills related to cosmetology design and color theory. Students will develop knowledge and skills regarding various cosmetology design elements such as form, lines, texture, structure and illusion or depth as they relate to the art of cosmetology. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the TDLR requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, license requirements, knowledge and skills expectations, and development of workplace skills are included. This course is offered on the Abilene High campus but is open to all AISD students.

Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services recommended

Introduction to Cosmetology (INTCOSMO)

Course #: 08860 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13025100 Grade: 10

In this course students explore career in the cosmetology industry. To prepare for success, students must have academic and technical knowledge and skills relative to the industry. Students may earn hours toward state licensing requirements. This course is offered on the Abilene High campus but is open to all AISD students.

Prerequisites: None

Cosmetology I (COSLAB1)

Course #: 08885 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 13025210 Grades: 10-11

Students coordinate integration of academic, career, and technical knowledge and skills in this laboratory instructional sequence course designed to provide job-specific training for employment in cosmetology careers. Instruction includes sterilization and sanitation procedures, hair care, nail care, and skin care and meets the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) requirements for licensure upon passing the state examination. Analysis of career opportunities, license requirements, knowledge and skills expectations, and development of workplace skills are included. This course is offered on the Abilene High campus but is open to all AISD students.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Cosmetology recommended

Cosmetology II* (COSLAB2)

Course #: 08887 Credits: 3

PEIMS #:13025310 Grades: 11-12

In Cosmetology II, students will demonstrate proficiency in academic technical, and practical knowledge and skills. The content is designed to provide the occupational skills required for licensure. Instruction includes advanced training in professional standards/employability skills; Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) rules and regulations; use of tools, equipment, technologies and materials; and practical skills. This course is offered on the Abilene High campus but is open to all AISD students.

Prerequisites: Cosmetology I

Education & Training

Early Learning Program

Principles of Education and Training (PRINEDTR)

Course #: 08833 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13014200 Grades: 9-10

Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student’s interest area.

Prerequisites: None

Principles of Human Services (PRINHUSR)

Course #: 08910 Credit: 1

PEIMS #: 13024200 Grades: 9-12

This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.

Prerequisites: None

Child Development (CHILDDEV)

Course #: 08911 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024700 Grades: 10-12

This technical laboratory course addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills, Students use these skills to promote the wellbeing and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services recommended

Child Guidance* (CHILDGUI)

Course #: 08858 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13024800 Grades: 10-12

This course is a technical laboratory course that addresses the knowledge and skills related to child growth and guidance equipping students to develop positive relationships with children and effective caregiver skills. Students use these skills to promote the well-being and healthy development of children, strengthen a culturally diverse society, and pursue careers related to the care, guidance, and education of children, including those with special needs. Instruction may be delivered through school-based laboratory training or through work-based delivery arrangements such as cooperative education, mentoring, and job shadowing. Students will begin compiling documentation for the Child Development Associate certification.

Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services recommended; Child Development as recommended prerequisite or corequisite

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Teaching & Training Program

Principles of Education and Training (PRINEDTR)

Course #: 08833 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13014200 Grades: 9-10

Principles of Education and Training is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students use self-knowledge as well as educational and career information to analyze various careers within the Education and Training Career Cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student’s interest area.

Prerequisites: None

Principles of Human Services (PRINHUSR)

Course #: 08910 Credit: 1

PEIMS #: 13024200 Grades: 9-12

This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.

Prerequisites: None

Child Development (CHILDDEV)

Course #: 08911 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024700 Grades: 10-12

This technical laboratory course addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills, Students use these skills to promote the wellbeing and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services recommended

Human Growth and Development (HUGRDEV)

Course #: 08936 Credits: 1

EIMS #: 13014300 Grades: 10-12

This course is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Education and Training recommended

Instructional Practices * (INPRAC)

Course #: 08835 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13014400 Grades: 11-12

This course is a field-based internship which provides students with background knowledge of child and adolescent development as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence education and exemplary educators or trainers in direct instructional roles with elementary-, middle school- and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, develop materials for educational environments, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Education and Training and Human Growth and Development recommended

Practicum in Education and Training* (PRACEDTR1)

Course #: 08836 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13014500 Grades: 12

This course is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence education and exemplary educators in direct instructional roles with elementary-, middle school-, and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, make physical arrangements, and complete other responsibilities of classroom teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel. 

Prerequisites: Instructional Practice) required, Principles of Education and Training and Human Growth and Development recommended

Practicum in Education and Training Extended* (EXPREDT1)

Course #: 08978 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 13014505 Grades: 12

This course is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence education and exemplary educators in direct instructional roles with elementary-, middle school-, and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, make physical arrangements, and complete other responsibilities of classroom teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel.

Prerequisites: Instructional Practice) required, Principles of Education and Training and Human Growth and Development recommended

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Health Science

Healthcare Therapeutic Program

Medical Terminology (MEDTERM)

Course #:08707 Credits: 1

PEIMS #:13020300 Grades: 9-12

This course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms, and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, ant pathophysiology.

Prerequisites: None

Principles of Health Science (PRINHLSC)

Option for Dual Credit

Course #: 08841 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13020200 Grade: 9-10

This course is designed to provide an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry. In addition, the student will be instructed in various health care skills such as taking vital signs, body mechanics, infection control, and CPR/First Aid. This course is available at Abilene High and Cooper High and is a prerequisite for courses at Holland Medical High School. It cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: None

Anatomy and Physiology* (ANATPHYS)

Course #: 08847 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13020600 Grades: 11-12

This course introduces a variety of topics, including the structure and function of the human body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis. Students conduct laboratory investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem-solving. Note: This course can count as the fourth year of science for graduation requirements for students entering 9th grade in 2007-2008.

Prerequisites: Biology and a second science credit required; a course from the Health Science career cluster recommended

Health Science Theory*/Health Science Clinical - Diversified Healthcare Skills (HLSCLIN-DHS)

Course #: 08955 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13020410 Grades: 11-12

(must be 16 by Nov 1)

These courses are designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will employ hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development. Health Science Theory and Health Science Clinical must be taken concurrently. At the completion of this course, students will engage in an unpaid work-based, job shadowing experience. The course prepares the student for transition into further training or workbased experience in healthcare. At the completion of this course, students will engage in an unpaid work-based, job shadowing experience. The course prepares the student for transition into further training or work-based experience in healthcare. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Biology required; Principles of Health Science AISD requirement

Health Science Theory*/Health Science Clinical - Certified Nurse Assistant (HLSCLIN-CNA)

Course #: 08956 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13020410 Grades: 11-12

(must be 16 by Nov 1)

These courses are designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will employ hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development. Health Science Theory and Health Science Clinical must be taken concurrently. During the fall semester students will participate in a Texas Department of Health approved Nurse’s Aide certification program. During the spring semester students will participate in clinical rotations at participating health care facilities. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Biology required; Principles of Health Science AISD requirement

Medical Microbiology* (MICRO)

Course #: 08708 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13020700 Grades: 11-12

This course is designed to explore the microbial world, studying topics such as pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms, laboratory procedures, identifying microorganisms, drug-resistant organisms, and emerging diseases. This course is only available at Holland Medical High. 

Prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry required; a course from the Health Science Career Cluster recommended

Practicum in Health Science – Medical Assistant* (PRACHLS1-CMA)

Course #: 08845 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13020500 Grade: 12

This practicum is designed to provide the knowledge and skills for students to obtain national-approved medical assistant certifications. In the fall, students are offered a certification as a Certified Electrocardiograph Technician (CET). This semester consists of learning how to perform an EKG and patient monitoring during cardiac procedures and interpreting EKG results. In the spring, students are offered a certification as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. This semester consists of learning skills such as patient history and assessment, minor office procedures, phlebotomy, EKG, specimen collection and front-office admission skills. Students will do clinicals at the hospital and physician offices. This course cannot be entered at midterm. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Health Science Theory/Health Science Clinical required

Practicum in Health Science – Pharmacy Technician* (PRACHLS1-PHARM)

Course #: 08846 Credits: 2

PEIMS #:13020500 Grade: 12

This practicum is designed to give students the knowledge and skills to complete the national certification test for Pharmacy Technician. The practicum course provides an unpaid capstone experience for students participating in the health science coherent sequence. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Health Science Theory/Health Science Clinical required; Chemistry recommended

Practicum in Health Science – Dental Assistant* (PRACHLS1-RDA)

Course #: 08922 Credits: 2

PEIMS #:13020500 Grade: 12

This practicum is designed to give students the knowledge and skills to complete the state certification test for Registered Dental Assistant. Students will have the opportunity to complete up to three of the certifications recognized in the state certification test. This practicum provides an unpaid internship in a dental office. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Health Science Theory/Health Science Clinical required

Practicum in Health Science – Certified Nurse Aide* (PRACHLSC1-CNA)

Course #: 08916 Credits: 2

PEIMS #:13020500 Grades: 12

A course designed to provide for the development of multioccupational knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will have hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skills development. During the fall semester students will participate in a Texas Department of Health approved Nurse’s Aide certification program. During the spring semester students will participate in clinical rotations at participating local health care facilities. This course cannot be entered at mid-term. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Health Science Theory/Health Science Clinical-DHS required

Project-Based Research – Phlebotomy* (PROBS1)

Course #: 08950 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 12701500 Grade: 12

Phlebotomy is an independent study course taught on the campus of Cisco College, offered as a continuing education credit. This course usually meets three nights a week during the spring semester. Phlebotomy provides a general overview of techniques, procedures and issues pertaining to the proper collection of blood specimens for routine clinical laboratory testing in order to develop well-trained, proficient and professional phlebotomists. Students will learn proper patient contact and procedures; phlebotomy techniques, procedures and equipment; the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system; and laboratory organization and measurement. Training includes 84 hours of classroom instruction and clinical hours determined by the successful completion of 100 combined vein puncture and finger/heel sticks for students to receive a National Phlebotomy certification. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Principles of Health Science

Project-Based Research – Research and Design* (PROBS1)

Course #: 08952 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 12701500 Grade: 12

This independent study course is a project-based learning experience developed by a student or group of students and an interdisciplinary mentor team. The project provides opportunities for an in-depth study of at least one aspect of the healthcare industry. The student or group demonstrates the ability to utilize a variety of resources, advanced technology, and communication skills in the development and presentation of the project. This course is only available at Holland Medical High.

Prerequisites: Principles of Health Science, Health Science Theory/Health Science Clinical, Practicum in Health Science AISD required

Hospitality & Tourism

Culinary Program

Introduction to Culinary Arts (INCULART)

Course #: 08703 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13022550 Grades: 9-10

This course will emphasize the principles of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the management of a variety of food service operations. The course will provide insight into the operation of a well-run restaurant. Introduction to Culinary Arts will provide insight into food productions skills, various levels of industry management, and hospitality skills. This is an entrylevel course for students interested in pursuing a career in the food service industry. This course is offered as a classroom and laboratory-based course.

Prerequisites: None

Principles of Hospitality and Tourism (PRINHOSP)

Course #: 08909 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13022200 Grades: 9-12

The hospitality and tourism industry encompasses lodging; travel and tourism; recreation, amusements, attractions, and resorts; and restaurants and food beverage service. The hospitality and tourism industry maintains the largest national employment base in the private sector. Students use knowledge and skills that meet industry standards to function effectively in various positions within this multifaceted industry.

Prerequisites: None

Culinary Arts (CULARTS)

Course #: 08884 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13022600 Grades: 10-12

Culinary Arts begins with the fundamentals and principles of the art of cooking and the science or baking and includes management and production skills and techniques. This course is offered as a laboratory-based course. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Principles of Hospitality and Tourism or Introduction to Culinary Arts recommended

Advanced Culinary Arts* (ADCULART)

Course #: 08946 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13022650 Grades: 10-12

This course will extend content and enhance skills introduced in Culinary Arts by in-depth instruction of industry-driven standards in order to prepare students for success in higher education, certifications, and/or immediate employment. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Culinary Arts

Practicum in Culinary Arts* (PRACCUL1)

Course #: 08852 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13022700 Grade: 11-12

This course is a unique practicum that provides occupationally specific opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with actual business and industry career experiences. The practicum course integrates academic and career and technical education; provides more interdisciplinary instruction; and supports strong partnerships among schools, businesses, and community institutions with the goal of preparing students with a variety of skills in a fast-changing workplace. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Culinary Arts

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Human Services

Family & Community Services Program

Principles of Human Services (PRINHUSR)

Course #: 08910 Credit: 1

PEIMS #: 13024200 Grades: 9-12

This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in the Human Services Career Cluster, including counseling and mental health, early childhood development, family and community, personal care, and consumer services. Each student is expected to complete the knowledge and skills essential for success in high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand human services careers.

Prerequisites: None

Child Development (CHILDDEV)

Course #: 08911 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024700 Grades: 10-12

This technical laboratory course addresses knowledge and skills related to child growth and development from prenatal through school-age children, equipping students with child development skills, Students use these skills to promote the wellbeing and healthy development of children and investigate careers related to the care and education of children.

Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services recommended

Human Growth and Development (HUGRDEV)

Course #: 08936 Credits: 1

EIMS #: 13014300 Grades: 10-12

This course is an examination of human development across the lifespan with emphasis upon research, theoretical perspectives, and common physical, cognitive, emotional, and social developmental milestones. The course covers material that is generally taught in a postsecondary, one-semester introductory course in developmental psychology or human development.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Education and Training recommended

Family and Community Services* (FAMCOSRV)

Course #: TBD Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024900 Grades: 10-12

This is a laboratory-based course designed to involve students in realistic and meaningful community-based activities through direct service or service-learning experiences. Students are provided opportunities to interact with and provide services to individuals, families, and the community through community or volunteer services. Emphasis is placed on developing and enhancing organizational and leadership skills and characteristics.

Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services recommended

Counseling and Mental Health* (COUNSMH)

Course #: 08967 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024600 Grades: 11-12

In this course, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations on their actions and responsibilities, and the implications of their actions. Students understand how professional integrity in counseling and mental health care is dependent on acceptance of ethical and legal responsibilities.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Human Services recommended

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Information Technology

Information Technology Support & Services Program

Principles of Information Technology (PRINIT)

Course #: 08863 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13027200 Grades: 9-10

Students develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the information technology environment. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: None

Computer Maintenance (COMPMTN)

Course #: 08933 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13027300 Grades: 10-12

Students acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer maintenance. Students will apply technical skills to address the IT industry and emerging technologies. This course cannot be entered at mid-term. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology recommended

Computer Maintenance with Lab (COMMTLAB)

Course #: 08704 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13027310 Grades: 10-12

Students acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer maintenance. Students will apply technical skills to address the IT industry and emerging technologies. This course cannot be entered at mid-term. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology recommended

Computer Technician Practicum* (COMPT1) (First time taken)

Course #: 08866 Credits:2

PEIMS #: 13027500 Grades: 10-12

Students will gain knowledge and skills in the area of computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles, and components related the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer-based technology systems. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Proper use of analytical skills and application of information technology concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technologydriven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted either in a classroom setting with an instructor, with an industry mentor, or both. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None. Principles of Information Technology, Computer Maintenance, and Computer Maintenance Lab recommended 

Computer Technician Practicum* (COMPT2) (Second time taken)

Course #: 08882 Credits:2

PEIMS #: 13027510 Grades: 10-12

Students will gain knowledge and skills in the area of computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles, and components related the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer-based technology systems. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer their knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Proper use of analytical skills and application of information technology concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technologydriven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted either in a classroom setting with an instructor, with an industry mentor, or both. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None. Principles of Information Technology, Computer Maintenance, and Computer Maintenance Lab recommended

Practicum in Information Technology* (PRACIT1)

Course #: 08871 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13028000 Grade: 12

Students gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology-driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project or as career preparation. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: A minimum of two high school information technology (IT) courses required.

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Law & Public Service

Emergency Services Program

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security (PRINLPCS)

Course #: 08873 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13029200 Grades: 9-12

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security-Law introduces students to professions in law enforcement, protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, fire service, protective services, and corrections.

Prerequisites: None

Firefighter I (FIRE1)

Dual Enrollment – Cisco College at Abilene Fire Academy

AISD Course #: C8712 2 high school elective credits

PEIMS: 13029900 Grade: 11

Fire Academy participants complete a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Firefighter I satisfies the first five parts in a seven-part series of certifications that satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression. Fire Academy is offered at the AISD Fire Station.

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert I

CC Course #: FIRS 1301 3 college semester hours

Prerequisites: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections andSecurity recommended.

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert II

CC Course #: FIRS 1407 4 college semester hours

Prerequisites: FIRS 1301

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert III

CC Course #: FIRS 1313 3 college semester hours

Prerequisites: FIRS 1407

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert IV

CC Course #: FIRS 1319 3 college semester hours

Prerequisites: FIRS 1313

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert V

CC Course #: FIRS 1323 3 college semester hours

Prerequisites: FIRS 1319

Anatomy and Physiology* (ANATPHYS)

Course #: 08847 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13020600 Grades: 11-12

This course introduces a variety of topics, including the structure and function of the human body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis. Students conduct laboratory investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem-solving. Note: This course can count as the fourth year of science for graduation requirements for students entering 9th grade in 2007-2008.

Prerequisites: Biology and a second science credit required; a course from the Health Science career cluster recommended

Counseling and Mental Health* (COUNSMH)

Course #: 08967 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024600 Grades: 11-12

In this course, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations on their actions and responsibilities, and the implications of their actions. Students understand how professional integrity in counseling and mental health care is dependent on acceptance of ethical and legal responsibilities.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Human Services recommended

Firefighter II* (FIRE2) – Part 1

Dual Enrollment – Cisco College at Abilene Fire Academy

AISD Course #: C8713 1.5 high school credits

PEIMS: 13030000 Grade: 12

Fire Academy participants complete a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. Firefighter II-Part 1 satisfies the final two parts of a seven-part series of certifications that satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire Suppression. Fire Academy is offered at the AISD Fire Station

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert VI

CC Course #: FIRS 1329 3 college semester hours

Prerequisites: FIRS 1323 required. Principles of Law, Public Safety,

Corrections, and Security recommended.

Cisco Course: Firefighter Cert VII

CC Course #: FIRS 1433 3 college semester hours

Prerequisites: FIRS 1329

Firefighter II* (FIRE2) – Part 2

AISD Course #: 08713 1.5 high school credits

PEIMS: 13030000 Grade: 12

Fire Academy participants complete a series of courses in basic preparation for a new firefighter. After completion of the sevenpart firefighting course of study with Cisco College, students finish the program with coursework to fulfill the EMS requirement to prepare for the Fire Basic certification exam. Fire Academy is offered at the AISD Fire Station 

Prerequisites: Firefighter I required; Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security recommended

Law Enforcement Program

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security (PRINLPCS)

Course #: 08873 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13029200 Grades: 9-12

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security-Law introduces students to professions in law enforcement, protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private security, and protective agencies of fire and emergency services. The course provides students with an overview of the skills necessary for careers in law enforcement, fire service, protective services, and corrections.

Prerequisites: None

Law Enforcement I (LAWENF1)

Course #: 08874 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13029300 Grades: 10-12

Law Enforcement I is an overview of the history, organization, and functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement. Students will understand the role of constitutional law at local, state, and federal levels; the United States legal system, criminal law, law enforcement terminology, and the classification and elements of crime.

Prerequisites: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security recommended

Criminal Investigation (CRINVEST)

Course #: 08711 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13029550 Grades: 10-12

Criminal Investigation is a course that introduces students to the profession of criminal investigations. Students will understand basic functions of criminal investigations and procedures and will learn how to investigate or follow up during investigations. Students will learn terminology and investigative procedures related to criminal investigation, crime scene processing, evidence collection, fingerprinting, and courtroom presentation. Through case studies and simulated crime scenes, students will collect and analyze evidence such as fingerprint analysis, bodily fluids, hairs, fibers, shoe and tire impressions, bite marks, drugs, tool marks, firearms and ammunition, blood spatter, digital evidence, and other types of evidence. This course is only available at CHS.

Prerequisites: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security recommended

Correctional Services* (CORRSRVS)

Course #: 08877 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13029700 Grades: 10-12

In Correctional Services, students will learn the role and responsibilities of a county or municipal correctional officer; discuss relevant rules, regulations, and laws of municipal, county, state, or federal facilities; and discuss defensive tactics, restraint techniques, and first aid procedures as used in the municipal, county, state, or federal correctional setting. Students will analyze rehabilitation and alternatives to institutionalization for inmates.

Prerequisites: None

Counseling and Mental Health* (COUNSMH)

Course #: 08967 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13024600 Grades: 11-12

In this course, students model the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a counseling and mental health career through simulated environments. Students are expected to apply knowledge of ethical and legal responsibilities, limitations on their actions and responsibilities, and the implications of their actions. Students understand how professional integrity in counseling and mental health care is dependent on acceptance of ethical and legal responsibilities.

Prerequisites: None; Principles of Human Services recommended

Forensic Science* (FORENSCI)

Course #: 06431 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13029500 Grades: 11-12

Forensic Science is a course that introduces students to the application of science to connect a violation of law to a specific criminal, criminal act, or behavior and victim. Students will learn terminology and procedures related to the search and examination of physical evidence in criminal cases as they are performed in a typical crime laboratory. Using scientific methods, students will collect and analyze evidence such as fingerprints, bodily fluids, hairs, fibers, paint, glass, and cartridge cases. Students will also learn the history and the legal aspects as they relate to each discipline of forensic science

Prerequisite: Biology and Chemistry required; Recommended prerequisite or corequisite: any Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security career cluster course

Manufacturing

Welding Program

Introduction to Welding (INTRWELD)

Course #: 08709 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13032250 Grades: 9-12

This course will provide an introduction to welding technology with an emphasis on basic welding laboratory principles and operating procedures. Students will be introduced to the three basic welding processes. Topics include industrial safety and health practices, hand tool and power machine use, measurement, laboratory, welding career potentials, and introduction to welding codes and standards. Introduction to Welding will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in welding industries. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to welding and apply them to personal career development. This course supports integration of academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Knowledge about career opportunities, requirements, and expectations and the development of workplace skills will prepare students for future success.

Prerequisites: Recommended prerequisite or corequisitemAlgebra 1

Welding I (WELD1)

Course #: 08879 or T8879 (TSTC) Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13032300 Grades: 10-12

This course provides the knowledge, skills, and technologies required for employment in metal technology systems. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to this system and apply them to personal career development. This course supports integration of academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Knowledge about career opportunities, requirements, and expectations and the development of workplace skills prepare students for future success. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Intro to Welding, Ag Mechanics and Metal Technologies, or demonstrated welding proficiency AISD requirement

Welding II* (WELD2)

Course #: 08880 or T8880 (TSTC) Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13032400 Grades: 11-12

Welding II builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Welding I. students will develop advanced welding concepts and skills as related to personal and career development. Students will integrate academic and technical knowledge and skills. Students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Students will have the opportunity to complete the American Welding Society Sense certification. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Welding I required; Algebra I or Geometry recommended

Practicum in Manufacturing* (PRACMAN1)

Course #: 08883 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13033000 Grades: 12

The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the manufacturing cluster. The practicum is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None; Welding II recommended by AISD

Practicum in Manufacturing/Extended Practicum in Manufacturing* (EXPRMAN1)

Course #: 08912 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 13033005 Grades: 12

The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the manufacturing cluster. The practicum is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None; Welding II recommended by AISD

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

STEM

Cybersecurity Program

Foundations of Cybersecurity

Course #: 08963 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 03580850 Grades: 9-12

In this course, students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to explore fundamental concepts related to the ethics, laws, and operations of cybersecurity. Students will examine trends and operations of cyberattacks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Students will review and explore security policies designed to mitigate risks. The skills obtained in this course prepare students for additional study in cybersecurity.

Prerequisites: None

Computer Science I (TACS1)

Course #: 09181 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 03580200 Grades: 9-12

Computer Science I will foster students’ creativity and innovation by presenting opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful programs through a variety of media. Students will collaborate with one another, their instructor, and various electronic communities to solve the problems presented throughout the course. Through data analysis, students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies, and use computer science concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. By using computer science knowledge and skills that support the work of individuals and groups in solving problems, students will select the technology appropriate for the task, synthesize knowledge, create solutions, and evaluate the results. Students will learn digital citizenship by researching current laws and regulations and by practicing integrity and respect. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of computer science through the study of technology operations, systems, and concepts.

Prerequisites: Algebra I

Computer Maintenance (COMPMTN)

Course #: 08933 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13027300 Grades: 10-12

Students acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the
social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health,
safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer maintenance. Students will apply technical skills to address the IT industry and emerging technologies. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology recommended

Computer Maintenance with Lab (COMMTLAB)

Course #: 08704 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13027310 Grades: 10-12

Students acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the
social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health,
safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer maintenance. Students will apply technical skills to address the IT industry and emerging technologies. This course cannot be entered at mid-term.

Prerequisites: Principles of Informatiuon Technology recommended

Networking* (NETWRK)

Course #: 08865 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13027400 Grades: 10-12

Students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to data networking technologies and practices in order to apply them to personal or career development. To prepare for success, students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and
problems.

Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology, Computer Maintenance, and Computer Maintenance Lab recommended

Cybersecurity Capstone*

Course #: 08890 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 03580855 Grades: 11-12

In the Cybersecurity Capstone course, students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to explore advanced concepts related to the ethics, laws, and operations of cybersecurity. Students will examine trends and operations of cyberattacks, threats, and vulnerabilities. Students will develop security policies to mitigate risks. AISD plans to offer this course beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.

Prerequisites: Foundations of Cybersecurity recommended

Practicum in Information Technology* (PRACIT1)

Course #: 08871 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13028000 Grade: 12

Students gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology-driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project or as career preparation. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: A minimum of two high school information technology (IT) courses required.

Engineering Program

Introduction to Engineering Design (PLTW) (IED) Honors

Course #: 08900 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: N1303742 Grades: 9-12

This is the first course in the AISD Project Lead the Way® Pre-Engineering Program sequence. Students dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects. They work both individually and in teams to design solutions to a variety of problems using 3-D modeling software and use an engineering notebook to document their work. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Engineering Science* (ENGSCIEN) Honors

Course #:08981 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 13037500 Grades: 10-12

Engineering Science is an engineering course designed to expose students to some of the major concepts and technologies that they will encounter in a postsecondary program of study in any engineering domain. Students will have an opportunity to investigate engineering and high-tech careers. Students will employ science, technology, engineering, and mathematical concepts in the solution of real-world challenge situations. Students will develop problem-solving skills and apply their knowledge of research and design to create solutions to various challenges. Students will also learn how to document their work and communicate their solutions to their peers and members of the professional community. This course cannot be entered at mid-term. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Algebra I; Biology, Chemistry, IPC or Physics;

Introduction to Engineering Design AISD required

Computer Integrated Manufacturing* (PLTW) (CIM) Advanced Honors

Course #: 08902 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: N1303748 Grades: 11-12

This course is part of the AISD Project Lead the Way® Pre-Engineering sequence. Manufactured items are part of everyday life, yet most students have not been introduced to the high-tech, innovative nature of modern manufacturing. This course illuminates the opportunities related to understanding manufacturing. At the same time, it teaches students about manufacturing processes, product design, robotics, and automation. Students can earn a virtual manufacturing badge recognized by the National Manufacturing Badge System. This course cannot be entered at mid-term and cannot be the sole final CTE course for the STEM endorsement. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None state required; Introduction to Engineering

Design and Engineering Science AISD required

Aerospace Engineering* (PLTW) (AERO) Advanced Honors

Course #: 08982 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: N1303745 Grade: 11-12

In this course students learn the fundamentals of atmospheric and space flight. As they explore the physics of flight, students bring the concepts to life by designing an airfoil, propulsion system, and rockets. They learn basic orbital mechanics using industry-standard software. They also explore robot systems through projects such as remotely operated vehicles. This course cannot be the sole final CTE course for the STEM endorsement. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None state required; Introduction to Engineering

and Engineering Science AISD required; Either concurrent

enrollment in either AP Physics or Pre-Cal Honors or completion

of Pre-Cal or Physics with a minimum final grade of 85 of PreCal

Honors with a minimum final grade of 80 recommended by AISD

Engineering Design and Development*(PLTW) (EDD) Advanced Honors

Course #: 08903 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: N1303749 Grade: 12

The knowledge and skills students acquire throughout PLTW Engineering come together in Engineering Design and Development as they identify an issue and then research, design, and test a solution, ultimately presenting their solution to a panel of engineers. Students apply the professional skills they have developed to document a design process to standards, completing Engineering Design and Development ready to take on any post-secondary program or career. This course cannot be entered at mid-term and cannot be the sole final CTE course for the STEM endorsement. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None state required; Engineering Science,

Introduction to Engineering Design, and either Computer

Integrated Manufacturing or Aerospace Engineering AISD required

Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics* (PRCSTEM1)

Course #: 08891 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13037400 Grade: 12

This course is recommended for students in grade 12. The practicum course is a paid or unpaid capstone experience for students participating in a coherent sequence of career and technical education courses in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics career cluster. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Algebra I and Geometry; two STEM career cluster credits recommended

Programming & Software Development Program

Computer Science I (TACS1)

Course #: 09181 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 03580200 Grades: 9-12

Computer Science I will foster students’ creativity and innovation by presenting opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful programs through a variety of media. Students will collaborate with one another, their instructor, and various electronic communities to solve the problems presented throughout the course. Through data analysis, students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies, and use computer science concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. By using computer science knowledge and skills that support the work of individuals and groups in solving problems, students will select the technology appropriate for the task, synthesize knowledge, create solutions, and evaluate the results. Students will learn digital citizenship by researching current laws and regulations and by practicing integrity and respect. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of computer science through the study of technology operations, systems, and concepts. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Algebra I

Computer Science II* (TACS2)

Course #: 09283 Credits: 1

PEIMS #: 03580300 Grades: 11-12

Computer Science II will foster students’ creativity and innovation by presenting opportunities to design, implement, and present meaningful programs through a variety of media. Students will collaborate with one another, their instructor, and various electronic communities to solve the problems presented throughout the course. Through data analysis, students will identify task requirements, plan search strategies, and use computer science concepts to access, analyze, and evaluate information needed to solve problems. By using computer science knowledge and skills that support the work of individuals and groups in solving problems, students will select the technology appropriate for the task, synthesize knowledge, create solutions, and evaluate the results. Students will learn digital citizenship by researching current laws and regulations and by practicing integrity and respect. Students will gain an understanding of computer science through the study of technology operations, systems, and concepts. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Algebra I and either Computer Science I or Fundamentals of Computer Science

Practicum in Information Technology* (PRACIT1)

Course #: 08871 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13028000 Grade: 12

Students gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology-driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project or as career preparation. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: A minimum of two high school information technology (IT) courses required.

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Automotive Program

Automotive Basics (AUTOBASC)

Course #:08706 Credits 1

PEIMS #:13039550 Grades:9-12

Automotive Basics includes knowledge of the basic automotive systems and the theory and principles of the components that make up each system and how to service these systems. The course includes applicable safety and environmental rules and regulations. Students will gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of vehicle systems. This study allows students to reinforce, apply and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings. The focus of this course is to teach safety, tool identification, proper tool use, and employability. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Automotive Technology I: Maintenance and Light Repair* (AUTOTEC1)

Course #: 08895 Credits: 2

PEIMS #:13039600 Grades:9-12

This course includes knowledge of the major automotivesystems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. This course includes applicable safety and environmental rules and regulations. Students will gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. This study will allow students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings. The focus of this course is to teach safety, tool identification, proper tool use, and employability. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: Automotive Basics AISD requirement

Automotive Technology II: Automotive Service* (AUTOTEC2)

Course #: 08896 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13039700 Grades: 11-12

This course includes knowledge of the major automotive systems and the principles of diagnosing and servicing these systems. The course includes applicable safety and environmental rules and regulations. Students will gain knowledge and skills in the repair, maintenance, and diagnosis of vehicle systems. This study will allow students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings. The focus of this course is to teach safety, tool identification, proper tool use, and employability. Students will have the opportunity to complete the Section 609 MVAC Technician certification. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools. 

Prerequisites: Automotive Technology I: Maintenance and Light Repair

Practicum in Transportation Systems* (PRACTRS1)

Course #: 08948 Credits: 2

PEIMS #: 13040450 Grades: 11-12

This course is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience such as internship, mentorships, independent study, or laboratories. The Practicum can be either school-lab based or work-based. This course is offered at The LIFT for all high schools.

Prerequisites: None

Career Preparation I Extended* (EXCAREE1)

Course #: 08958 Credits: 3

PEIMS #: 12701305 Grades: 11-12

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and prepares students with a variety of skills for a fast-changing workplace. Career Preparation includes employability skills, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, as well as job-specific skills related to a student’s training station.

Prerequisites: None