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7148 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Management

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Entrepreneurial Marketing and Management is targeted to students interested in creating and growing their own businesses. The course will focus on key marketing strategies particularly relevant for new ventures. Students will apply marketing concepts to entrepreneurial company challenges, which include creating and nurturing relationships with new customers, suppliers, distributors, employees and investors; and understand the special challenges and opportunities involved in developing marketing strategies "from the ground up." 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ENT MAR MAN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Entrepreneurship

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7148 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Management

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Entrepreneurial Marketing and Management is targeted to students interested in creating and growing their own businesses. The course will focus on key marketing strategies particularly relevant for new ventures. Students will apply marketing concepts to entrepreneurial company challenges, which include creating and nurturing relationships with new customers, suppliers, distributors, employees and investors; and understand the special challenges and opportunities involved in developing marketing strategies "from the ground up." 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ENT MAR MAN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Entrepreneurship

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7149 Insurance Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Insurance Fundamentals presents an introduction to professions within the insurance industry. The course includes an overview of the insurance industry, types of coverage that exist, insurance processes and expected outcomes. Students will also gain an understanding of the selling process including the psychology of selling and will develop skills through a series of selling situations.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: INS FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Business

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7151 Personal and Property Insurance

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Personal and Property Insurance provides an understanding of the basic principles of personal and property and liability insurance. Students will analyze personal loss exposures and insurance including homeowners and other dwelling coverages, personal liability, inland marine, auto, life, health insurance, and financial planning.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PER PROP INS

Required Prerequisites: : Principles of Business, Insurance Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7152 Principles of Business

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Business examines American business including business ownership, organization principles and problems, management, control facilities, administration, financial management, and development practices of American business enterprises. This course will also emphasize the identification and practice of the appropriate use of technology to communicate and solve business problems and aid in decision making. Attention will be given to developing business communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN BUS

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7153 Principles of Business Operations and Technology

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

The Principles of Business Operations and Technology course will prepare students to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization and be successful in a work environment. Students are provided opportunities to develop attitudes and apply skills and knowledge in the areas of business administration, management, and finance. Individual experiences will be based upon the student’s career and educational goals.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN BUS OP TECH

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7154 Principles of Entrepreneurship

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Entrepreneurship focuses on the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and the creation of a business concept. The course helps students explore the answers to questions about what is on the entrepreneur journey before the idea is launched in the world. Is your idea worth pursuing? What are the risks in starting a business? The course helps students apply what they have learned from the content when they write a Personal Vision Statement, a Business Concept Statement, and an Elevator Pitch.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN ENTR

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7155 Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals is a study of the various components of logistics and the strategic supply chain concepts included in the field of logistics and supply chain management. Topics covered include: supply chain strategy, planning and design, customer service, transportation, purchasing, forecasting, inventory and warehouse management. Also discussed are global supply chain management, managing supply chain risk and financial control of logistics performance.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Business Management, Finance, and Marketing

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: SUP CH MAN FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Business

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7156 Technical Skills Development

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

The Technical Skills Development course may be used to provide students with the opportunity to apply the technical knowledge and skills learned in a Concentrator A or B course through additional real world learning experiences such as lab activities, project based learning or a work-based learning experience. Students must be co-enrolled in a Concentrator A and/or B course in order to be enrolled in the Technical Skills Development course. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Career and Technical Education / Work-Based Learning

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: TECH SKL DEV

Required Prerequisites: Concurrently enrolled in a Next Level Programs of Study Concentrator A and/or B course

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7157 Child and Adolescent Development

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diploma

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Child and Adolescent Development examines the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and moral development of the child frm birth through adolescence with a focus on the middle years through adolescence. Basic theories of child development, biological and environmental foundations of development, and the study of children through observation and interviewing techniques are explored. The influence of parents, peers, the school environment, culture and the media are discussed. An observation experience up to 20 hours may be required for completion of this course. This course has been approved to be offered for dual credit. Students pursuing this course for dual credit are still required to meet the minimum prerequisites for the course and pass the course with a C or better in order for dual credit to be awarded.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Education and Training

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CHLD ADL DEV

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Teaching

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7158 Early Childhood Education Curriculum

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diploma

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Early Childhood Education Curriculum examines developmentally appropriate environments and activities in various childcare settings while exploring the varying developmental levels and cultural backgrounds of children. Students may be required to complete observations and field experiences with children as related to this course. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Education and Training

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: EAR CHD ED CUR

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Early Childhood

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7159 Early Childhood Education Guidance

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diploma

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course allows students to analyze developmentally appropriate guidance, theory and implementation for various early care and education settings. It also provides a basic understanding of the anti-bias/multicultural emphasis in the field of early childhood. Students may be required to complete observations and field experiences with children as related to this course

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Education and Training

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: EAR CHD ED GD

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Early Childhood

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7160 Principles of Early Childhood Education

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course provides students with an overview of skills and strategies necessary to successfully complete a certificate. Additionally, it provides an overview of the history, theory, and foundations of early childhood education as well as exposure to types of programs, curricula and services available to young children. This course also examines basic principles of child development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP), importance of family, licensing, and elements of quality care of young children with an emphasis on the learning environment related to health, safety, and nutrition. Students may be required to complete observations and field experiences with children as related to this course.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Education and Training

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN EAR CH ED

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7161 Principles of Teaching

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course provides a general introduction to the field of teaching. Students will explore educational careers, teaching preparation, and professional expectations as well as requirements for teacher certification. Current trends and issues in education will be examined. A volunteer experience of a minimum of 20 hours is required for successful completion of this course. This course has been approved to be offered for dual credit. Students pursuing this course for dual credit are still required to meet the minimum prerequisites for the course and pass the course with a C or better in order for dual credit to be awarded.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Education and Training

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN TEACH

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7162 The Exceptional Child

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to teaching the exceptional child. Includes theories and practices for producing optimal developmental growth. This course develops teaching techniques, explores public policy, inclusion, early intervention, and learns about individual education plans and associated laws (IEPs). Explores the types of special needs and provides opportunities through field experience to practice methods for helping children within special education and gifted/talented programs. A volunteer experience of up to 20 hours in an educational environment may be required as part of this course. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Education and Training

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: EXC CHILD

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Teaching; and Child and Adolescent Development

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7163 Central Service Technician Fundamentals

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, maximum of 2 credits

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the field of central service and prepares students to identify surgical instruments by category type and use. Students will learn the principles and importance of the flow of material along with the environmental control factors affecting the central service department. The student will differentiate between equipment management systems and compare out-sourcing and insourcing.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Health Sciences

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CEN SER TEC FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Healthcare

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7164 Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant course will prepare students for the National Healthcare Association CCMA exam. Instruction includes taking and recording vital signs, preparing patients for examination, patient education, and assisting the physician during the exam. The collecting and preparation of laboratory specimen and basic laboratory test will be covered. Prepares for the administration of medication, venipuncture, ECG, and wound care. Provides a basic understanding of the clinical and administrative duties and responsibilities pertinent to medical offices. Includes instruction in medical correspondence and records, case histories of patients, filing, telephone procedures, appointment scheduling, receptionist duties, and processing mail. Written, verbal and nonverbal communications according to patient needs are covered as well as documentation and associated legal and ethical boundaries. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Health Sciences

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CERT CL MED AST

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Healthcare, Medical Terminology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7165 Emergency Medical Tech

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course is based on the training program developed by the Department of Transportation and the Emergency Medical Services Commission of Indiana. It covers theories, techniques and operational aspects of pre-hospital emergency care within the scope and responsibility of the emergency medical technician (EMT). It requires laboratory practice and clinical observation in a hospital emergency room and ambulance. Successful completion of the course meets national requirements to test for certification as an NREMT.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Health Sciences

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: EMT

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Healthcare; and Medical Terminology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7166 Healthcare Specialist: CNA

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

The Healthcare Specialist: CNA prepares individuals desiring to work as nursing assistants with the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for providing basic care in extended care facilities, hospitals and home health agencies under the direction of licensed nurses. The course will introduce students to the disease process and aspects of caring for a long-term care resident with dementia. Individuals who successfully complete this course are eligible to apply to sit for the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) certification exam for nursing assistants. This course meets the minimum standards set forth by the ISDH for Certified Nursing Assistant training and for health care workers in long-term care facilities. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Health Sciences

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: HC SPEC CAN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Healthcare

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7167 Pharmacy Tech

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course introduces the student to the foundational principles, career concepts, and entrylevel skills and duties typically performed by a pharmacy technician in community/retail, hospital/health system, and other pharmacy practice settings. Classroom and lab activities provide opportunities for demonstration of knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in technical and customer service applications related to the role and scope of practice of a pharmacy technician. Essential pharmacy calculations are presented with emphasis on the development of problem-solving skills for safe pharmacy practices.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Health Sciences

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PHARM TECH

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Healthcare; and Healthcare Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7168 Principles of Healthcare

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Principles of Healthcare content includes skills common to specific health career topics such as patient nursing care, dental care, animal care, medical laboratory, public health, and an introduction to healthcare systems. Lab experiences are organized and planned around the activities associated with the student’s career objectives.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Health Sciences

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN HLCR

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7169 Culinary Arts

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Culinary Arts is designed to teach the necessary skills for proper recruiting, staffing, training, and management of employees at various levels. The course will help prepare the student for the transition from employee to supervisor. It will help the student evaluate styles of leadership, and develop skills in human relations and personnel management. This course will also presents fundamentals of baking science, terminology, ingredients, weights and measures, and proper use and care of equipment. Students will produce yeast goods, pies, cakes, cookies, and quick breads.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Hospitality and Tourism

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CUL ARTS

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Hospitality; and Food Theory and Nutrition

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7170 Diet Therapy

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

This course presents the basic principles of nutrition; the role nutrients play in maintaining good health as well as their effect on certain disease states. Students will learn to modify diets to meet various nutritional needs and to plan menus using modified diet principles. This course teaches students to develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of diet therapy. Students will learn to assess patients’ nutritional needs, develop care plans, and implement a delivery system. Students will also learn documentation skills required by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Hospitality and Tourism

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: DIET THPY

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Hospitality; and Food Theory and Nutrition

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7171 Food Theory and Nutrition

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Food Theory & Nutrition students will learn the fundamentals of food preparation, service procedures, and safety practices in the food service industry including proper operation techniques for equipment. This course also provides a background and history of the hospitality industry and introduces the student to the broad spectrum of hospitality/food service organizations and career opportunities. Students will be familiarized with the organizational structure and basic functions of departments. Additionally, this course introduces the characteristics, functions and food sources of the major nutrient groups and how to maximize nutrient retention in food preparation and storage. Students will be made aware of nutrient needs throughout the life cycle and to apply those principles to menu planning and food preparation. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Hospitality and Tourism

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: FD THRY NUT

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Hospitality

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7172 Hospitality Management

Counts as: A directed elective or elective for all diplomas

Credits: 2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum

Course Description:

Hospitality Management prepares students for employment in the hospitality industry. It provides the foundations for study in higher education that leads to a full spectrum of hospitality careers. This is a broad-based course that introduces students to all segments of hospitality, what it includes, and career opportunities that are available; provides a survey of management functions, highlighting basic theories and facts; and exposes students to current trends and current events within the industry. Three major goals of this course are for students to be able to identify current trends in hotel and restaurant management, distinguish the difference between hospitality and tourism, and state differences in front of the house versus back of the house.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Hospitality and Tourism

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: HOSP MAN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Hospitality

Recommended Prerequisites: None

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