Career & Technical Courses
AGRISCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION:
PROGRAM OF STUDY: Animal Science and Services
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the animal science industry. The program focuses on understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the animal science industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental issues. Classroom, shop, and animal laboratory activities are an integral part of this program, including the safe use and care of animal health-care instruments, animal grooming equipment, basic tools, animal restraining equipment, and field equipment.
Students completing this program will be prepared to enter the job market as a first-line supervisor or manager of animal husbandry and animal care. The program articulates with Central Florida Community College in the Equine Science A.S. Degree. Students can earn up to 3 credits after completing the following course sequences:
Agriscience Foundations – 8106810
Animal Services 2–8106210
Animal Science and Services 3 –8106220
Animal Science and Services 4– 8106230
PROGRAM OF STUDY: Biotechnology
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.
The content includes but is not limited to planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental issues.
Agriscience Foundations – 8106810
Biotechnology 3- 3027030
Biotechnology 4- 3027040
DIVERSIFIED EDUCATION (COOPERATIVE ED):
PROGRAM: Job Preparatory
This course(s) is the culmination of a vocational program in that students gain work experience in their field of interest through employment with local businesses while generating high school credit.
This program will provide students with competencies developed through paid supervised on-the-job training related to instruction in an occupational proficiency program. Supervised on-the-job training provides opportunities for selective placement based on the student’s occupational program and the development and evaluation of occupational competencies. The instructor has the authority to deem a worksite as appropriate.
Cooperative Diversified Education – 8300420 – 11th & 12th
Guided Workplace Learning – 8300430 - 11th & 12th
It is very important for students to maintain good attendance throughout the school year. Poor attendance will result in immediate removal from these programs. If a student is absent from school, their work hours for that day will not be calculated as part of their required hours for a grade.
BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:
NMHS Business Technology Department is implementing the "Model Office Classroom". A Model Office classroom is a unique educational environment that stimulates responsibility and character while emulating a work place atmosphere. Our goal is to provide a powerful student learning management system which validates master career skills, develops a high-level work ethic, fosters personal growth, encourages teamwork, and EMPOWERS students through choice, accountability, and competency-based learning and certifies competence in career and life skills.
* Competency in the use of computers is a requirement for all degree seeking students at Central Florida Community College. One option to satisfy this requirement is satisfactory completion of a high school computer course which is equivalent to 3 credit hours at CCF.
* Adobe Certifications can be acquired through our Information Technology Programs.
GAMING AND SIMULATION:
This program offers a sequence of project-based courses that provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Information Technology career cluster such as Game or Simulation Designer, Game or Simulation Graphic Artist, and Game or Simulation 3-D Animator; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster.
The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, 2D/3D animation design and production, and implementation issues. Specialized skills involving graphic animation software are used to produce a variety of two and three dimensional components.
Game & Simulation Foundations 8208110
Game& Simulation Design 8208120
Game & Simulation 2D Graphic Development 8208130
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as a Computer Users Support Specialists, Computer Programmer Assistants, Computer Network Architects, and Computer Systems Analysts in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster.
The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in computer programming, algorithms, program design structure, logical thinking, development methodologies, essential programming techniques, and implementation issues. Specialized programming skills involving advanced mathematical calculations and physics are also integrated into the curriculum.
Advanced Information Technology 9007610
Foundations of Programming 9007210
Procedural Programming 9007220
Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 9007230
DIGITAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:
This course is designed to provide a basic overview of current business and information systems and trends, and to introduce students to fundamental skills required for today's business and academic environments. Emphasis is placed on developing fundamental computer skills. The intention of this course is to prepare students to be successful both personally and professionally in an information based society. Digital Information Technology includes the exploration and use of: databases, the internet, spreadsheets, presentation applications, management of personal information and email, word processing and document manipulation, HTML, web page design, and the integration of these programs using software that meets industry standards.
Digital Information Technology 8207310H
HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION:
NMHS students in the Health Occupation Program have the opportunity to shadow in the field with Adventist, formerly Munroe Regional Medical Center along with addition local facilities. Students must provide their own transportation to job shadow sites. Students are required to be members of the HOSA organization which is the student organization for health occupation program. Students are able to compete and demonstrate the skills they have learned in a hands on demonstration.
PROGRAM OF STUDY: Allied Health Assisting
The purpose of the programs in this cluster is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the health occupations industry. The programs in this cluster also provide students the opportunity to be cross-trained in a variety of entry level positions. Students will perform skills representative of major areas of health care in the laboratory setting preparing them for employment as a basic healthcare worker or allied health assistant. The culmination of the program is the opportunity to earn the CNA certification. The course Anatomy and Physiology may be substituted for the course Health Science 1.
Students may earn up to 6 articulation credits in the A.S. Degree program Cardio Vascular Technician or Respiratory Technician at Santa Fe College after completing the course sequence:
Medical Skills & Services – 8400320 -9th Grade
Health Science 1 Anatomy & Physiology – 8417100 - 9th-10th Grade.
Health Science Foundations – 8417110; 11th-12th Grade.
Allied Health Assisting 3 - 8417131; 11th –12th Grade
NMHS Industrial Education Department offers three Programs of Student under this MAI: Television Productions and Automotive Service Technology Both programs encourage participation in SkillsUSA, the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) Participation in SKILLSUSA provides leadership training and reinforcement in specific career and technical skills. CTSO offer Students the ability to demonstrate skills and techniques learned in class in competitive events. Students may earn scholarship awards associated with participation in these events.
PROGRAM OF STUDY: Automotive Service Technology
Automotive Service Technology offers specialized training in the automotive industry. Upon completion of the sequence of courses students may have obtained skills needed to enter the job market as an automotive lube technician, engine repair technician, suspension and steering technician and a brake system technician. This program articulates with Central Florida Community college allowing students to earn up to 12 credits in Automotive Service Management Tech A.S. Degree. Our program is NATEF certified students are prepared through the curriculum to take ASE certification.
Automotive Maintenance 1 - 9504110
Automotive Maintenance 2 – 9504120
Automotive Maintenance 3 - 9504130
Automotive Maintenance 5 - 9504150
Automotive Service Tech 4 - 9504140
Automotive Service Tech 6 - 9504160
PROGRAM OF STUDY: Television Production
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as television production operators, television broadcast technicians, camera operator, professional/para-professional technicians, video recording engineers, and audio recording engineers. The course includes communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices, and preparation to assume responsibility for overall production of television studio activities including: scripts, lighting, filming and directing, electronic news gathering, and field production. Shop or laboratory activities are an integral part of this program and provide instruction in camera principles, audio and video control, lighting methods, control room operation, station operation, and set preparation. The culmination of the program is the opportunity to earn ADOBE Certifications in Premiere Pro. Students are prepared for employment as a studio assistant after completing the following sequence of courses:
Digital Video Production 1 – 8772410 9th-10th Grade.
Digital Video Production 2 – 8772420 - 10th-11th Grade.
Digital Video Production 3 – 8772430 - 11th-12th Grade.
Digital Video Production 4 – 8772440 - 12th Grade.
PUBLIC SERVICE EDUCATION:
NMHS students in the Criminal Justice Program have the opportunity to shadow in the field with Ocala Police Department, Marion county Sheriffs Department, Fire Rescue along with addition local agencies. Students must provide their own transportation to job shadow sites.
PROGRAM OF STUDY: Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice Program is an introduction to the criminal justice system, police ethics and constitutional law, patrol procedures, traffic control procedures, defensive tactics and physical proficiency skills, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, interpersonal and communication skills, investigation procedures, court systems and trial procedures, correctional system, introduction to forensic science, crime prevention, property control, employability skills, and computer skills. Students may earn up to 3 college credits in the Criminal Justice A.S. Degree program at Central Florida Community College after completing the following course sequence:
Criminal Justice Operations 1 – 8918010 - 9-11th Grade
Criminal Justice Operations 2 -- 8918020 – 10-12th Grade
Criminal Justice Operations 3 -- 8918030 – 11-12th Grade