This represents one of the largest and most stable fields of employment, providing nearly a million jobs nation-wide.
Business Administration is one of the most popular choices for college study and this course offers an excellent overview of a fascinating career.
The job outlook is good. In addition to classroom instruction, students operate a beauty salon and serve real customers. Successful applicants become licensed cosmetologists.
Drafting Communications Technology
A course of basic lettering and techniques, working drawings and blueprint reading. Also pictorial drawing, sheet-metal surface developments and computer aided design (CAD).
Graphic Communications Technology
Desktop publishing, page design, typography, work processing, copyfitting, halftone photography, multi-color image assembly and presswork are all explained.
Health Sciences Technology
Jobs are plentiful. Studies are offered in health and disease, advancements and trends in health care, patients' rights and much more. Includes clinical experience in local hospitals.
For more than 30 years, high school students have been building quality homes under a non-profit program with the assistance of local builders, craftsmen and their instructor.
Hospitality Today is for students considering employment and/or building culinary skills in the food service and hospitality industries. Using the National Restaurant Association program, ProStart, students will learn about customer relations, creating, costing and preparing a variety of food items as well as safety and sanitation of the industry.
Areas of media, computer, satelite, laser and electronic communications are discovered as students investigate and problem-solve using state-of-the-art tools and materials.
In this course you learn that the fundamental objective of any firm is to market its products or services profitably. Advertising, public relations, research, promotions, writing and graphic design are all part of the curriculum.
Machine Tool Technology
This course helps students develop the skills in the precision machining field using machine tools and computer numerically-controlled machine tools. Employment is expected to increase at an average pace through the year 2005.
It's very electronic, digital and mysterious. This course is designed to eliminate the "magic" of today's technological advancements.
Cooperative Occupational Education (C.O.E.)
Juniors and seniors participate in this valuable school-supervised work-learning experience through paid employment in the community. Jobs are in fields related to your Career and Technical Education Program.
How do I sign up?
In many of the beginning level programs you may sign up while in the eighth grade and begin taking courses in the ninth grade. In Home Building, Cosmetology, and Health Sciences Technology there is an application required. Your counselor has the information and individual brochures with details on each of the program areas.
High school students, see your counselor or visit the Cooperative Occupational Education (C.O.E.) Office, or do your own investigating at the Career Resource Center in Huron and Pioneer High Schools.