Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School
|BIO-102 Introductory Biology||S VanDusseldorp||3|
|AGS-109 Animal Science I||R Baumgard||3|
|BUS-130 Intro to Entrepreneurship||M Graham||3|
|ENG-105 Composition I||K Neuberger||3|
|WBL-100 Exploring Careers||M Graham||3|
|BIO-103 Introductory Biology Lab||S VanDuesseldorp||1|
|AGB-133 Intro to Ag Business||R Baumgard||3|
|ENG-106 Composition II||K Neuberger||3|
|BUS-152 Creating a Company||M Graham||3|
|BUS-161 Human Relations||M Graham||3|
|WBL-150 Job Shadowing||M Graham||1|
AGB-133 Introduction to Ag Business (3 s.h.)
This course is designed for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agriculture. Basic economic concepts, principles, and practice reflected in agriculture will be outlined. Students will also reflect on the major components of an agricultural business organization, and the economic fundamentals involved in organizing, operating, and managing an agricultural business. (45-0-0-0) Equivalent to 90-170, AGBS-701
AGS-109 Animal Science I (3 s.h.)
This course is designed to provide students with a general overview of the livestock industry. It identifies the ways in which domestic animals serve the basic needs of humans for food, fiber, shelter, protection, fuel and emotional well-being. Students will develop an understanding of and be able to apply the basic principles of animal selection, breeding, genetics, feeding, health, and husbandry practices. As a student, you will become familiar with the economic and social issues that confront the livestock industry. (45-0) Equivalent to 70-112, AGSS-701.
BIO-102 Introductory Biology (3 s.h.)
Study of organismic biology including organization, metabolism, and reproduction of living systems. Includes evolutionary patterns, inheritance, ecosystems, and structure-function relationships among organisms. (45-0) Equivalent to BIOL-101, 70-101.
BIO-103 Introductory Biology Lab (1 s.h.)
Corequisite: Credit for or current enrollment in BIO-102, Introductory Biology. This is a lab component intended to supplement Introductory Biology. (0-30) Equivalent to BIOL-102, 70-102.
BUS-130 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 s.h.)
This course introduces the concept of Entrepreneurship beginning with identifying characteristics of the Entrepreneur, evaluating opportunities, feasibility, financing, and planning for success. Students will also understand the need for a contingency plan as well as an exit strategy. (45-0)
BUS-152 Creating a Company (3 s.h.)
You will learn about entrepreneurship by being one. This course will give participants the opportunity to experience the activities, emotions and tensions that are part of founding and/or joining a start-up company. While the course materials will provide initial guidance, your success will be determined by your own initiative, perseverance, imagination and energy. This is neither a “game” nor a “simulation”. Students are required to identify real business customers and clients and to take steps to deliver real services or products. This is a real-world experience, supplemented by classroom activities and sharing of lessons learned.(45-0-0-0)
BUS-161 Human Relations (3 s.h.)
Human Relations is a course designed to improve the student’s ability to function in the workplace. This class will work on increasing the student’s sefl-awareness and improving their ability to get along with customers, coworkers, and supervisors Equivalent to 15-241, BUSN-105
ENG-105 Composition I (3 s.h.)
Improvement of skills in reading, writing, and listening with an emphasis on expository methods of development and personal experience as supporting material. Students may be requested to use word processors and the Writer’s Workbench analyses programs, the Writer’s Workbench STEPS programs, and the structuring sentences video series. Students must meet minimum competency requirements in writing to receive a grade of C or higher. (45-0) Equivalent to ENGL-104, ENGL-101, 30-101, ENG-102.
ENG-106 Composition II (3 s.h.)
Prerequisite: ENG-105, Composition I, or ENG-102, Composition & Speech I. Students must have earned a C or higher grade in Composition I or Composition & Speech I before enrolling in Composition II. A continuation of ENG-105 Composition I, with an emphasis on argumentative and persuasive writing, on research methods, and on language. Students may be requested to use word processors, Writer’s Workbench analyses, Writer’s Workbench STEPS, and sentence structuring videos. (45-0) Equivalent to ENGL-102, ENGL-105, 30-102, ENG-103.
WBL-100 Exploring Careers (3 s.h.)
This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success. (45-0-0-0)
WBL-150 Job Shadowing (1 s.h.)
Recommended: WBL-110 Employability Skills
Students in this course will explore a field of interest while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces of interest to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization’s structure and values. (7.5,15-0-0-30,15)