Career & Technical Courses

  • AGRISCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCES EDUCATION:

     

    PROGRAM OF STUDY: Animal Science and Services

    PROGRAM OF STUDY: Biotechnology

    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

    AG Biotechnology - 8106600- 9th-11th Grade.

    Animal Science and Services 2–8106210

    Animal Science and Services 3 –8106220

    Animal Science and Services 4– 8106230

    Biotechnology 1, 2, & 3 - 3027010/20/30

     

     

    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

    ATTENDANCE:

    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.
    * Completion of the Digital Design Program and the Web Design Program is equivalent to up to 12 credit hours at Santa Fe Community College.
    * 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

     

    App Design:

    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

     

    PROGRAM OF STUDY: Web Design

    This program is designed to prepare students for employment as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer, and Senior Web Designer. The culmination of the program is the opportunity to earn ADOBE (Dreamweaver CS6, Photoshop CC and Flash CS6) Professional Certifications which are marketable skills in the job market. This program of study articulates to Santa Fe College in the Graphic Design Technology A.S. Degree. Students can earn up to 9 college credits after completing the following course sequence:

    Foundations of Web Design - 9001110, 10th-12th Grade.

    User Interface Design - 9001120, 11th-12th Grade.

    Web Scripting Fundamentals - 9001130, 11th-12th Grade.

    Media Integration - 9001140, 11th-12th Grade.

     

    HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION:

    NMHS students in the Health Occupation Program have the opportunity to shadow in the field with 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 have the opportunity to dual enroll at, Community Technical Adult Education Center (CTAE) in Medical assisting, Lab Assisting or EKG In-addition students may earn up to 6 college credits in the A.S. Degree program Cardio Vascular Technician or Respiratory Technician at Santa Fe College after completing the course sequence:

    Medical Skills and Services – 8400320 - 9th-12th Grades. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

    Health Science 1 – 8417100 - 9th-12th Grade.

    Health Science 2 – 8417110; 11th-12th Grade.

    Allied Health Assisting 3 - 8417131; 11th –12th Grade

     

    INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION:

    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 - 8709440

    Automotive Service Tech 5 - 8709450

    Automotive Service Tech 6 - 8709460

     

    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-12th Grade.

    Digital Video Production 2 – 8772420 - 10th-12th 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