Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School
|AGS-109 Animal Science I||Baumgard, R||3|
|BIO-102 Introductory Biology||VanDusseldorp, S||3|
|BUS-130 Intro to Entrepreneurship||Graham, M||3|
|ENG-105 Composition I||Neuberger, K||3|
|ENG-701 Communications I||Neuberger, K||3|
|WBL-100 Exploring Careers||Graham, M||3|
|AGB-133 Intro to Ag Business||Baumgard, R||3|
|BIO-103 Introductory Biology Lab||VanDusseldorp, S||1|
|BUS-152 Creating a Company||Graham, M||3|
|BUS-161 Human Relations||Graham/Wood||3|
|ENG-106 Composition II||Neuberger, K||3|
|ENG-702 Communications II||Neuberger, K||3|
|WBL-200A Practicum/Field Experience||Graham, M||1|
AGB-133 Introduction to Ag Business
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 self-awareness and improving their ability to get along with customers, coworkers, and supervisors
Equivalent to 15-241, BUSN-105
ENG-105 Composition I
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
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.
ENG-701 Communications I
Study designed to assist students in improving and/or refining skills in the areas of reading, writing, listening, and speaking to help meet communication needs in college and for success and advancement in a career. (45-0-0-0)
Equivalent to 95-130, ENGL-701
ENG-702 Communications II
Prerequisite: ENG-701 Communications I with a C or higher.
Study designed to assist students in improving and/or refining skills in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking to help meet communication needs in college and for success and advancement in a career. A prerequisite of a C or higher earned in Communications I is necessary to participate in this course. (45-0) Equivalent to 95-131, ENGL-702
WBL-100 Exploring Careers
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)
WBL-200A Practicum/Field Experience
Prerequisite: WBL-100 Exploring Careers, or WBL-110 Employability Skills, or BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism, or instructor approval. Offered under the guidance of an instructor and employer mentor/supervisor, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a work setting while obtaining practical experience in their chosen field of study. Students will participate in job training, and will complete assignments to develop workplace communication skills, gain an understanding of industry and organizational structures, and learn problem-solving skills in a work environment. (7.5-0-0-30)