West Fork High School
|AGS-109 Animal Science I
|ELT-115 Electronic Concepts
|ENG-105 Composition I
|IND-190 Skills & Safety in Industry
|MAT-210 Calculus I
|WBL-110 Employability Skills
|WEL-335 Ag & Industry Welding
|BCA-215 Computer Business Applications
|CON-305 Cabinetry & Millwork
|ELT-190 Intro to Tech Computing/CAD
|ELT-745 Maintenance Shop Operations
|ENG-106 Composition II
|MAT-156 Introduction to Statistics (via Zoom)
|WBL-100 Exploring Careers
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.
BCA-215 Computer Business Applications
Emphasis on business applications of computer software. Students complete business problems using word processing, electronic spreadsheet, and database management software. Students are also exposed to Windows operating systems, presentation software, and the internet.
CON-305 Cabinetry & Millwork
This competency-based course prepares students for entry-level positions in the cabinetmaking and millwork, furniture-making, and woodworking industries. (30-30-0-0)
ELT-115 Electronic Concepts
Electronic Concepts is an introductory survey of electricity and electronics suitable for students interested in pursuing a career in such technical fields as electronics, automotive, HVAC, and other fields that require knowledge of basic electrical/electronic concepts. Topics include safety, shop and lab practices, motors and controls, direct and alternating current, and semiconductor and digital electronics. Course work consists of problem-solving, computer-assisted instruction, computer simulation, and hands-on exercises with industrial grade equipment. (30-30-0-0) Equivalent to 96-132, INDU-701
ELT-190 Introduction to Technical Computing & CAD
Introduction to Technical Computing and Computer-Aided Drafting is designed to familiarize the student with computer basics relating to occupations in the industrial/technical area. This includes fundamentals of CAD-layers, icons, pull-down menus, drawing and editing commands, object snaps, screen menu, filters, text, sketch, basic construction of 2D mechanical drawings. Students will become familiar with the use of computers in the generation of mechanical drawings utilizing lettering, basic geometric construction, and sketching fundamentals. (15-60-0-0) Equivalent to 91-104, EMST-701
ELT-745 Maintenance Shop Operations
The student is introduced to shop equipment generally found in the industrial maintenance environment. The student uses safe setup and produces parts with metal saws, drills, grinders, basic welding and cutting, thread repair, anchors and fasteners. The student use of mechanical prints to identify parts in assembly and repair situations is practiced, along with the use of catalogs to find and order repair parts, study of bearings and seals, applications, and failure analysis. (15-61) Equivalent to 96-156, EMST-805.
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.
IND-190 Skills and Safety in Industry
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the proper personal and shop safety procedures needed to function in an industrial lab setting. In addition to the safety, students will also receive instruction on first aid in an emergency situation, as well as computing skills needed to be successful in an industrial setting. (7.5-15-0-0)
MAT-156 Introduction to Statistics
Prerequisite: MAT-092 Intermediate Algebra, with a grade of C or higher; or a COMPASS Algebra score of at least 76; or an ACT Math score of at least 21.
This course is intended to introduce students to basic statistical concepts. It covers descriptive and inferential statistical methods, probability, hypothesis testing on the mean and proportion, and linear regression. Students are also introduced to technology as it applies to introductory statistical methods. A graphing calculator is required.
MAT-210-TE05 Calculus I
Prerequisite: MAT-128 Precalculus with a grade of C or higher; or MAT-121 College Algebra and MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry with grades of C or higher; or an ALEKS score of at least 70.
Topics include analysis of functions, limits, derivatives and integrals of algebraic, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions, and applications of differentiation. (60-0-0-0) Equivalent to 40-251, MATH-251
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-110 Employability Skills
Corequisite: WBL-150 Job Shadowing recommended.
This course is designed to assist students in developing the skills necessary to obtain employment, and to learn and practice the skills and attitudes required for job success. Students will practice resume writing, job application completion, and interviewing techniques. Additionally, students will practice workplace problem-solving strategies, and demonstrate skills required to work in a diverse environment. (30-0-0-0)
WEL-335 Ag & Industry Welding
This is a basic arc/oxy-fuel welding and cutting course. The students will perform introductory skills in SMAW, GTAW, and GMAW welding, oxy-acetylene welding, and oxy-fuel cutting. The student learns safety procedures relating to welding subjects and general shop safety. (15-30-0-0)