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BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

One semester class. Students will be learning employable skills using Microsoft Office 365 for Education software.

Microsoft Word

Students will learn how to create, print, format, and edit documents; merge, sort, and select data; share documents; enhance visual display and clarity of documents; create and format tables; and insert graphics.

Microsoft Excel

Students will learn how to present, manipulate, and calculate numerical data; present data visually; insert images; create maps; utilize templates, workbooks, lists, analysis tools.  Students will use desktop functions such as changing fonts, adding borders, changing patterns, and adding color to worksheets.  Students will work in multiple worksheets consolidating data and exchanging data between worksheets, as well as creating graphs and styles.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Students will learn how to create presentations, adding visual elements, modifying, importing and exporting data; customizing and delivering presentations; and linking and embedding objects and files.

MICROSOFT ACCESS

Students will learn how to create databases, tables in both the datasheet and design views, add records, open and close a database, import data, create a query and a form, create and print custom reports, modify a report in layout view, and design a database to satisfy a collection of requirements.

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BUSINESS APPLICATIONS II AND III

One semester class.  Open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students.  Working with Adobe Creative Cloud.

Photoshop CC

The focus of this course is to introduce students to Photoshop as an image-editing and painting tool set, to demonstrate methods for adjusting tonal range in photographic images, to learn techniques of managing the elements of complex images, and to teach you some basic special effects suitable for both offset printed pieces and multimedia applications.

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Illustrator CC

This course will provide you with the skills necessary to work in this fast-paced, exciting, and rapidly expanding business.  You will become familiar with the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator.  Illustrator is an industry standard in the graphic arts, and is used by thousands of artists around the world.  You will learn to control paths and segments.  Change the path's attributes including color and weight.  Define colors according to industry standard four-color ink set known as CMYK.  Students will become familiar with formats compatible with the World Wide Web, and the processes necessary to output work in many different forms.

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InDesign CC

This is a robust desktop-publishing application.  You will learn to integrate text and graphics, prepared or imported, and produce a file that can be printed or published whether it is 1 page or 500 pages.  You will learn how to produce professional layouts quickly and easily.

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Dreamweaver CC

Dreamweaver has risen from relative obscurity to become the tool of choice among most leading Web designers.  Students will learn how the program's many features provide them with the ideal authoring environment for creating and publishing your Web designs and content.

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premiere Pro CC

Students will digitize video, add titles, and effects, fine-tune audio, and export directly to a DVD with this software.

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ACCOUNTING

All Accounting courses offered are year-long classes and must be taken at the beginning of the school year, starting fall semester.

Accounting I

This manual accounting course provides the student with an understanding of basic accounting principles and the procedures used to record, classify, and summarize financial data.  Students will work with the accounting cycle (and topics such as; accounts payable, accounts receivable, banking functions, payroll, etc.) for both sole proprietorship and partnership form of business.

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Accounting II

Students will increase their accounting skills by working with an accounting cycle for a corporation including such topics as; noncollectable accounts, notes payable, notes receivable, depreciation, and merchandise inventory.  Students will be exposed to computerized accounting for partnerships and corporations and work with comparative statements and statements of cash flow.

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Accounting III

With instructor approval only.

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Career Skills

One semester class.  Open to 11th and 12th grade students.  

This Career Skills program is designed to provide students with an awareness and understanding of basic career skills. Employers are looking for qualities such as a positive attitude, team work ability, good communication skills, leadership skills, and good work ethics and habits. It will help them feel confident, informed, connected and prepared.  It will assist students in connecting their current interests, strengths, and experiences to their future life requirements, expectations, and successes.

WELDING  TRADES

Welding I- This course is an introduction into welding and cutting processes.  Students will be exposed to Oxy-Acetylene Welding (OAW), Oxy-Acetylene Brazing (TB), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).  The course will combine lecture and lab time.  Lecture topics will include safety, process specific information, welding theory and terminology, introduction to metallurgy, and applied math and science.

Welding II- This course will be a continuation of the skills learned in Welding 1.  Students will learn to weld with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).  Students will also learn to cut and bevel plate with Oxy-Fuel Cutting (OFC) and Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC).  Course work will also cover welding joint design, process specific information, welding symbols, metallurgy, and applied math and science. *This course meets the requirements of WWCC WELD 1755 for concurrent credit enrollment. 

Welding III- This course will be a continuation of the skills learned in Welding 2.  Students will use the processes learned in Welding 2 to weld plates to American Welding Society standards.  Students will learn to cut and prep plates with both open root and a backing plate.  Students will begin to be exposed to non-ferrous (Aluminum) welding, as well as basic welding inspection techniques.  Course work will include advanced metallurgy, blueprint reading, and physics as it applies to welding, and advanced process welding. *This course meets the requirements of WWCC WELD 1760 for concurrent credit enrollment. 

Welding IV- Students will build upon skills from Welding 3.  This class is considered a senior capstone and thus will have very high expectations.  Students will be doing many of the same welds taught in Welding 3; however, a higher proficiency level will be required.  Students will be exposed to pipe welding and basic pipe fitting.  If time and instructional budget allow, students will learn the principles of welding stainless steel.  Course work includes advanced metallurgy, fabrication and blueprint reading, heat effects and heat treating of metals, and destructive and non- destructive testing methods. *This course meets the requirements of WWCC WELD 1840 for concurrent credit enrollment. 

Welding Fabrication–This course is open to any Welding II, III, or IV student.  Students will be exposed to a deeper level of understanding in regard to welding fabrication, dimensional tolerances, and specialty fabrication tools.  Other welding courses are designed to improve a student's individual skills but Welding Fabrication emphasizes workflow, teamwork, and problem solving in the shop setting.  Students may work on individual projects with instructor permission. *This course meets the requirements of WWCC WELD 1755, WWCC WELD 1760 , WWCC WELD 1840  for concurrent credit enrollment. 

AUTOMOTIVE TRADES

Auto Maintenance Basics – This course is designed for non-degree students. The course offers students instruction in the basics of automotive systems operation, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance and repair, along with the terminology, proper use of tools, and procedures required to perform these tasks.

AUTO I (Engine Fundamentals) - This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals, components and operation of an internal combustion engine. Both gasoline and diesel engines will be explored, and comparisons and differences between the operation of the two will be studied. High speed and low speed compression ignition and spark ignition engines will be discussed and demonstrated. Prerequisite: Auto Maintenance Basics

Auto II (Electical Systems) – This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamentals of AC-DC charging systems and cranking motors including operation, testing, servicing and troubleshooting.  Prerequisite: Auto Maintenance Basics & Auto I

Auto III (Auto Electronics) – This course is designed to study the theory, service, and repair of electronic control systems used in today's automobiles. The course will cover the principles of the electronic components and operation of systems used in the automobile industry. The students will be introduced to scan tools and digital oscilloscopes and their use on electronic control systems. Prerequisite: Auto Maintenance Basics, Auto I, & Auto II

Advanced Automotives –. With Instructor approval only.

*Concurrent credit for WWCC AUTO courses may be available for all listed Automotive Trades courses

WOOD TRADES   

BASIC WOODS

This class is a one semester class open to all students.

This class will provide the students with a foundation to develop his/her skills of wood working concepts. Students will become familiar with the design, process flow’, tools, equipment, typical joints and joinery procedures.  Wood species identification and wood panel products are studied and learned. Students will able to participate in the planning and construction of various shop projects contingent upon passing a basic safety test and becoming certified on the use of the shop tools and equipment.

WOOD WORKING II

This class is a one semester class.  Pre-requisite:  Completion and passing of Basic Woods with tool certification.

This is a continuation from Basic Woods, focused on cabinet construction methods while working as a team, as if in the workplace. The students will be exposed to a real workplace environment.  

WOOD WORKING III

This class is a one semester class.  Pre-requisite:  Completion and passing of Wood Working II with tool certification.

This is a continuation from Wood Working II, emphasizing on wood product design and manufacturing.

WOOD WORKING IV

Pre-Requisite: Successful completion of Wood Working III and be recommended/approved by the instructor. The student will act as an assistant to the instructor for Basic Woods.

MEDICAL SCIENCES

HEALTH VOCATIONS I & II (CNA)

Open to 11th and 12th grade students.  Students must be 16 years of age, or turning 16 prior to the end of the semester.  This course is a two-period block class, one semester, offered both fall and spring semesters. 

This class offers basic knowledge which will help the student in understanding any health care based field.  It prepares the student to become a nursing assistant. Nursing assistants work in hospitals, nursing homes, and home health agencies, under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel.  This course presents basic healthcare and nursing assistant based principles, as well as practice and demonstration of skills needed to properly care for a patient or resident. Student’s time will be divided between classroom instruction, laboratory skills practice, and supervised experience in the hospital and nursing home setting.  If the student passes the course with a C grade (75%) or better and acquires the needed class, lab and clinical hours required, they are eligible to take the State Competency Exam to become certified in the state of Wyoming.  This is optional; however, it is highly encouraged.  A grade will be given for high school credit even if the student does not choose to become certified.  For the clinical portion of the class a white pair of scrubs and a watch with a second hand will be required. CPR/AED/and First Aid certification is required prior to going to clinical and will be taught as part of the class.  This section of the class is designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge to act in an emergency when medical attention is critical and Emergency assistance is not excessively delayed.

The Health Vocations course is provided at the CCHEC campus

If one chooses to take the exam: (optional)

  • There is a minimum age of 16 required to take the exam.
  • The cost of the Wyoming Certification exam is $210.
  • Application is available at the end of the class.

PRE-ENGINEERING

ROBOTICS I- This course is offered to 9th – 12th grade students. This is a one period, one semester class, offered both fall and spring semesters. This course is an introduction to the world of Robotics. Students will learn about tools and basic problem solving as they assemble their robots.  They will be introduced to VEX EDR robots and robot programming.  Students will learn about designing a robotic arm and utilize STEM principles. Students compete head-to-head in sport like games with their robots.

ROBOTICS II- This course is offered to 9th – 12th grade students. This is a one period, one semester class, offered both fall and spring semesters. This course is a continuation of Robotics I. Search and Rescue is the focus of this course.

ROBOTICS III- This course is offered to 10th – 12th grade students. This is a one period, one semester class, offered both fall and spring semesters. This course is a continuation of Robotics II. Drone Building is the focus in this course.

If students continue with additional robotics courses, more advanced robots will be built and modified.  We will introduce the Search and Rescue Robots and driving them with video cameras.  We will also pursue the Artificial Intelligence aspect of robotics as students assemble and fly racing drones. 

*We hope to begin a Robotics Club after school for the very serious robotics students.

*Students may compete in Skills USA robotics contests after successfully completing Robotics 1, 2, or 3.

COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAFTING (CAD) I - This course is offered to 9th – 12th grade students. This is a one semester class, offered both fall and spring semesters. This course is the first of a two-part sequence which prepares students for entry-level drafting positions and provides opportunities for entry into college programs in Engineering, Architecture, and related technologies such as 3D Animation. Students develop technical drafting skills using computer-driven drafting programs. Students learn how to read and produce detailed drawings and technical illustrations from the sketches and ideas conceived by design professionals. Students begin drawing in two dimensions, and then go more in-depth with 3D modeling. Students learn how to prepare design drawings useful for any field of design or real-world clients. Students will be introduced to 3D Printing in this course.  Programs introduced include Auto CAD, Chief Architect, Inventor, Solid Works, and (as time allows) 3D's Max.

Any student enrolling first semester of 2018 would be considered in “CAD 1A”.  Any student enrolling second semester of 2019 would be in “CAD 1B”. New students may join the class second semester, but would be in a combination class with “CAD 1A” students.

Students may test to obtain a certificate in Auto CAD at the completion of both semesters in this course.

COMPUTER ASSISTED DRAFTING (CAD) II - This course is offered to 10th – 12th grade students. This is a one semester class, offered both fall and spring semesters. This course is the second of a two-part sequence to prepare entry-level drafters into the work-force or to provide for opportunities for entry into college programs such as Engineering, Architecture, and any related technologies (such as 3D Printing, 3D Visualization, Animation, Industrial Design).  In the CAD II course, students will be doing more complex 3D modeling, reverse-engineering, and work at a higher level of complexity in all programs.  As time allows, students may explore Architecture or 3D Animation (making short movies), Part Modeling, Assemblies, Exploded Assemblies, and completed Drawings sheets. Students may create projects for other classes such as Welding or Woodworking or a community project.   Students will use Chief Architect, Solid Works, Revit, and 3D's Max. Students will learn more about 3D Printing.

At the end of this course, students will focus on a particular capstone project of their interest.

Any student who completed both semesters of CAD 1 enrolling first semester of 2018 would be considered in “CAD 2A”.  Any student enrolling second semester of 2019 would be in “CAD 2B”.

Students may test to obtain a certificate in Inventor, Revit, Auto CAD, or Solid Works at the completion of both semesters in this course.

Students may compete in various Skills USA contests after successfully completing CAD 1 or CAD 2.

 

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