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7173 Principles of Hospitality

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 Hospitality is designed to develop an understanding of the hospitality industry and career opportunities, and responsibilities in the food service and lodging industry. Introduces procedures for decision making which affects operation management, products, labor, and revenue. Additionally, this course will help students learn basic principles of sanitation and safety in order to maintain a safe and healthy food service environment. It presents laws and regulations related to safety, fire, and sanitation and how to adhere to them in the food service operation. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Hospitality and Tourism

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN HOSP

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7174 Disability Services

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:

Disability Services provides background knowledge of the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and issues pertaining to the field. It covers topics such as: Historical development, Service availability and approaches to intellectual and developmental disabilities, Disability ranges and assessment, Availability of community resources and help, and Social, legal and ethical issues.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Human Services

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: DIS SERV

Required Prerequisites: : Principles of Human Services

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7176 Principles of Human Services

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 Human Services explores the history of human services, career opportunities, and the role of the human service worker. Focuses on target populations and community agencies designed to meet the needs of various populations. Course includes a required job shadowing project in a Human Services setting. This course will also encourage cultural awareness and appreciation of diversity. Focuses on cultural variations in attitudes, values, language, gestures, and customs. Includes information about major racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Human Services

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN HUM SERV

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7177 Relationships and Emotions

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:

Relationship & Emotions examines the key elements of healthy relationships. Explores the main problems that damage relationships. Presents research findings on successful and unsuccessful relationships. Examines how couples can improve intimacy, romance, and emotional connection. Explores the impact of one’s emotional and relationship history on current and future romantic relationships. Presents practical, scientific-based skills for improving relationships. Additionally this course offers practical and useful information for people who have experienced loss. Students have the opportunity to evaluate their own experiences and attitudes toward loss and grief. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Human Services

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: REL EMO

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Human Services

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7178 Advanced Cybersecurity

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:

Students will acquire the fundamentals of information and data security and understand the vulnerability most organizations have in their security systems with an emphasis on firewalls, security plans and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Discussions will include data security methods, authentication, network attacks, malicious code and viruses, wireless security, e-mail and web security and disaster recovery. This course will also focus on the managerial aspects of information security and assurance. Topics covered include access control models, information security governance, and information security program assessment and metrics. Coverage on the foundational and technical components of information security is included to reinforce key concepts, such as security planning and contingencies, security policies, security management models and practices and ethics. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ADV CYBSEC

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics; and Cybersecurity Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7179 Cybersecurity 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:

This course introduces fundamental networking protocols and their hierarchical relationship in the context of conceptual Information Communication Technology (ICT) frameworks. Students will learn how networked hosts and applications communicate across networks. Emphasis is placed on security throughout the entire SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle)

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CYBSEC FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7180 Information Technology 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:

Information Technology Fundamentals provides the necessary competencies required for an entry-level Information Technology professional. Students will have the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure and maintain devices/software for end users, understand the basics of networking and security, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Students will also learn appropriate customer support, understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment. This course should also prepare students for the CompTia A+ Certification Exam.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: INFO TECH FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7181 Information Technology Support and Service

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:

Advanced Information Technology will provide students with the fundamental concepts in networking and cybersecurity. Students are introduced to the principles and concepts of computer networking, covering the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Students will be able to troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues. The students will also explore the field of Cyber Security/Information Assurance focusing on the technical and managerial aspects of the discipline. Students will be introduced to the basic terminology, concepts, and best practices of computer/network security and the roles and responsibilities of management/security personnel. The students will learn the technologies used and techniques involved in creating a secure computer networking environment including authentication and the types of attacks against an organization.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: INFO TEC SUP SER

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7182 Networking 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:

Networking Fundamentals describes, explores and demonstrates how a network operates in our everyday lives. The course covers the technical pieces and parts of a network and also societal implications such as security and data integrity. Using hands-on lab work, this course offers students the critical information needed for a role as an Information Technology professional who support computer networks. Concepts covered include the TCP/IP model, OS administration, designing a network topology, configuring the TCP/IP protocols, managing network devices and clients, configuring routers and switches, wireless technology and troubleshooting. Provides students the ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate the Microsoft Windows clients and servers in an enterprise environment. Students will be introduced to managing applications, files, folders, and devices in a windows active directory environment.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: NTWK FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics; and Information Technology Fundamentals

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7183 Principles of Computers and Informatics

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 Computers and Informatics introduces students to terminology, concepts, theory and fundamental skills used to implement information systems. Topics include the history and trends of computing, operating systems, database technology, security, cloud implementations and other concepts associated with applying the principles of good information management to the organization. Additionally, students will be introduced to algorithms, logic development and flowcharting as tools used to document computer logic through the use of basic scripting and simple programming code. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN COMP INFO

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7184 Software 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:

Software Development introduces students to concepts and practices of programming languages and software development. Students are introduced to algorithms and development tools used to document/implement computer logic. Discusses the history of software development, the different types of programming such as real time processing, web/database applications, and different program development environments. Concepts will be applied using different programming languages, and students will develop and test working programs in an integrated system.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: SOFT DEV

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7185 Website and Database 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:

Website and Database Development will provide students a basic understanding of the essential Web and Database skills and business practices that directly relate to Internet technologies used in Web site and Database design and development. Students will learn to develop Web sites using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Additionally students will be introduced to the basic concepts of databases including types of databases, general database environments, database design, normalization and development of tables, queries, reports, and applications. Students will be familiarized with the use of ANSI Standard Structured Query Language. Students will be introduced to data concepts such as data warehousing, data mining, and BIG Data. Students will develop a business application using database software such as Microsoft Access. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Information Technology

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: WEB DATA DEV

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Computers and Informatics

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7186 Advanced Fire Fighting

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:

Advanced Fire Fighting builds on skills learned in Fire Fighting Fundamentals. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter I, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, and (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. An additional two industry certifications may be earned by adding (6) First Responder, and (7) Emergency Medical Technician-Basic to the curriculum.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ADV FIRE FGHT

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Public Safety and Hazmat Awareness

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7187 Advanced Paralegal Studies

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:

Advanced Paralegal Studies introduces the student to legal research resources including: constitutions, statutory codes and annotations, administrative encyclopedias, treatises, legal periodicals, practice manuals, and form books. Students are introduced to various finding tools for accessing information in these resources. Students will learn proper legal citation form, citation services, and research strategy. Projects include a series of graded law library research assignments teaching the student how to use this variety of materials to research both primary and secondary legal authorities using methodologies for research in either print or online sources, and updating material to insure the most up-to-date research possible. This course will also focus on the Indiana Trial Rules, court rules, local rules, and small claims; specifically knowing the Rules of Civil Procedure, and how they apply to each part of a case. Topics include: filing requirements, the rules regarding service of process, calculation of deadlines, motion practice, discovery, trials, and relief from judgements.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ADV PARA ST

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Paralegal Studies

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7188 Courts and Corrections

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:

Courts and Corrections introduces topics related to the adjudication process in criminal cases, including arraignments and preliminary hearings, suppression hearings, trials, sentencing, juvenile court, and probation and parole. Reviews the role of criminal justice personnel in court processes. This course also examines the American correctional system; the study of administration of local, state, and federal correctional agencies. The examination includes the history and development of correctional policies and practices, criminal sentencing, jails, prisons, alternative sentencing, prisoner rights, rehabilitation, and community corrections including probation and parole. Current philosophies of corrections and the debates surrounding the roles and effectiveness of criminal sentences, institutional procedures, technological developments, and special populations are discussed.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: CRT CORR

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Criminal Justice; and Law Enforcement & Awareness

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7189 Fire Fighting 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:

Fire Fighting Fundamentals is for those students who are seeking certification as a firefighter. This course will introduce the student to NFPA 1001 which serves as the standard of measurement for all fire fighters in North America. Introduced students to fire service terminology, history and basic firefighting skills needed to complete and pass all requirements designed by the Department of Homeland Security for Basic, Mandatory and Fire Fighter I. Furthermore, students will study fire protection systems, firefighter safety and survival. Students will also learn what fire is, the chemical hazards of combustion and related byproducts of fire. Fire department organization, administration, operations, and basic strategies and tactics will be covered. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: FIRE FGHT FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Public Safety and Hazmat Awareness

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7191 Law Enforcement and Cultural Awareness

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:

Law Enforcement and Cultural Awareness introduces fundamental law enforcement operations and organization. Includes the evolution of law enforcement at federal, state, and local levels. Emphasizes the study of American criminal justice problems and systems in historical and cultural perspectives, as well as discussing social and public policy factors affecting crime.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: LAW ENF CLT AWR

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Criminal Justice

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7192 Paralegal 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:

Paralegal Fundamentals is designed to improve the student’s ability to write at a professional level, with appropriate attention to grammar, sentence structure, and style. Students will become familiar with basic legal terminology. This course will develop the student’s legal writing skills, including how to write sharp, clear prose and become more proficient and efficient at composing, organizing and summarizing a wide variety of legal written documents. The student will be exposed to various legal writing techniques that are used in drafting a wide variety of legal documents. A strong emphasis is placed on proper legal writing methodology and formatting. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PARA FUN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Paralegal Studies; and Advanced Paralegal Studies

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7193 Principles of Criminal Justice

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 Criminal Justice covers the purposes, functions, and history of the three primary parts of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. This course further explores the interrelationships and responsibilities of these three primary elements of the criminal justice system. It will critically examine the history and nature of the major theoretical perspectives in criminology, and the theories found within those perspectives. Analyzes the research support for such theories and perspectives, and the connections between theory and criminal justice system practice within all the major components of the criminal justice system. Demonstrates the application of specific theories to explain violent and non-violent criminal behavior on both the micro and macro levels of analysis. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN CR JUST

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7194 Principles of Paralegal Studies

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 Paralegal Studies introduces the student to a broad understanding of the American legal system. Students will engage with and learn about the various court structures, the key players within the system, and how our rules and laws are made, enforced, interpreted and applied. The course will cover substantive legal topics and provide hands-on learning regarding legal research, legal writing, case briefing, interviewing skills, and profession ethics. The course will examine the rules of professional conduct that apply to all legal professionals including: the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct, the American Bar Association Guidelines for the Utilization of Legal Assistants, and various other sets of rules of conduct created by paralegal associations 

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN PARA ST

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7195 Principles of Public Safety and Hazmat Awareness

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 Public Safety provides the student with an overview of the requirements necessary to complete a degree in Public Safety; including an overview of faculty expectations and support that is offered to students in this program. Students are introduced to the degree requirements and are guided through the completion of an Individual Academic Plan. Students are introduced to Student Retention Services, Library System and Research, Writing Tutorial Services, and Career Services for assistance in successfully completing projects throughout the course and degree program. Areas of interest include Fire Science, Homeland Security, Environmental Health and Safety, and Emergency Medical Services. In addition to these competencies students will also cover an array of topics under hazmat awareness and operations including: hazardous materials definitions; regulations; statistics; properties and hazards; hazardous materials identification; incident management priorities; strategic goals and tactical objectives; personal protective equipment; contamination and decontamination; incident- specific strategies and tactics; terrorists and other criminal activities. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11

Industry or Service: Public Safety

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: PRIN PS HAZ AWR

Required Prerequisites: None

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7196 Architectural Design

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:

Architectural Design presents a history and survey of architecture and focuses on the creative design of buildings in a studio environment. This course covers problems of site analysis, facilities programming, space planning, conceptual design, proper use of materials, and selection of structure and construction techniques. Students develop presentation drawings, and give oral presentations and critiques. Generation of form and space is addressed through basic architectural theory, related architectural styles, design strategies, and a visual representation of the student's design process. 

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ARCT DES

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Design Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7197 Computer Aided Design

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:

Computer Aided Design (CAD) will focus on 2D and 3D CAD features. This course improves the student’s CAD ability by presenting CAD commands, which will lead to the creation of advanced prototype drawings, graphic manipulation of symbol libraries, the utilization of advanced dimensioning techniques, and application of data sharing techniques. Detailed plotting instruction will also be covered. Students will advance from 2D techniques to the fundamentals of three-dimensional modeling for design including overview of modeling, graphical manipulation, part structuring, coordinate system, and developing a strategy for modeling.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: COMP A DSGN

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Design Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7198 Electrical Power and Distribution

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:

Electrical Power Distribution is an introduction to the electrical grid and power distribution. It will cover the history of the current electrical grid and the future of the smart grid, basic electrical concepts, power generation, transmission, distribution, system operations, electrical market structures, regulation, restructuring, market dynamics, and most aspects of the electricity business. This course answers the questions of who creates the power we use, how it's distributed throughout the electrical grid, who determines the cost of electricity, and who controls the entire electrical infrastructure. Students will also study the principles and components required for the transmission and distribution of electric power.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: ELC PWR DIS

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Energy Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

7200 Fundamentals of Electricity and Motors

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:

Fundamentals of Electricity and Motors will introduce students to the basic electrical laws and principles pertaining to DC and AC circuits and provide a general understanding of the common types of electric motors. Electricity topics include current, voltage, resistance, power, inductance, capacitance, and transformers. Stresses the use of standard electrical tests, electrical equipment, and troubleshooting procedures. Topics related to motors will cover motor theory, magnetism and how it affects motor rotation, motor starting components and protective devices for motor circuits. Heat dissipation from a motor, motor slippage, how they are wired to obtain different speeds, and how capacitors affect a motor circuit will be included. Safety procedures and practices are emphasized.

Recommended Grade: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Industry or Service: STEM

Program Type: Next Level Programs of Study Courses

Course Code: FUN ELE MOTR

Required Prerequisites: Principles of Energy Technology

Recommended Prerequisites: None

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