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Santa Barbara County ROP/CTE Regional Occupational Program
Career Technical Education for High School Students

North County ROP Current Course Offerings


SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Pioneer Valley High School

Communication Technology
AHC Articulation Credit, Class fulfills fourth year English Requirement
This course builds upon the student's basic word processing skills and teaches advanced features including mail merge, styles, tables and graphics. Desktop publishing and web page design are also covered in this course. In addition, students will design and produce documents such as brochures, flyers and newsletters.

Medical Science/Health Careers
UC Elective (g) Credit
This course is designed as a starting point for students interested in a career in the health care field. More than two-thirds of this year-long course is devoted to core instruction on such topics as: Medical Terminology, Universal Precautions, First Aid/CPR, Basic Health Care Skills, Anatomy and Physiology, Understanding the Patient, Health Care Organizations and Health Care Profession. During the other one third of the course, students are placed in job shadowing experiences that span all aspects of the local health care industry.

Sports Medicine/Kinesiology
UC Elective (d) Lab Science Credit
This course is designed for students interested in science related careers with emphasis on sports medicine. Students will receive core classroom instruction in kinesiology, biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, healing processes, CPR/First Aid/AED training, injury evaluation, and basic knowledge of sports medicine, personal training, physical therapy and fitness instructor. In addition, students will take part in labs in the classroom that will enable them to use a hands on approach to understanding the lecture materials.

Righetti High School

Accounting and Finance II
AHC Articulation Credit
Students will apply technology to more advanced business tasks in accounting, finance, and personal investment. Subject matter includes accounting cycle for corporations; special journals; plant assets and depreciation; inventory control; accrual accounting; and spreadsheet application.

Advanced Video/Filmmaking 1A/1B
AHC Articulation Credit, UC Visual & Performing Arts (f) Credit
Students will learn the basics of video production to prepare them for jobs in the video industry. Areas of instruction will include camera operation, audio recording, composition, writing for video and video editing. Video project categories will include music videos, TV news, documentaries and commercials. In addition to formal classroom learning experiences, students will be working on community based projects and projects at the high school.

Communication Technology
AHC Articulation Credit, Class fulfills fourth year English Requirement
This course builds upon the student's basic word processing skills and teaches advanced features including mail merge, styles, tables and graphics. Desktop publishing and web page design are also covered in this course. In addition, students will design and produce documents such as brochures, flyers and newsletters.

Economics and Finance
AHC Articulation Credit, UC Elective (g) Credit
Students will address the economic development and the evolution of economic institutions. They will compare economic systems and analyze economic problems facing our society. Students will learn to analyze financial statements and they will develop a personal investment portfolio using Internet activities.

Multimedia Occupations
AHC Articulation Credit, UC Elective (f) Credit
This course provides a broad overview of the multimedia industry and teaches students design concepts using a variety of multimedia software. Instruction will cover design, graphics arts, 3D modeling, computer images, basic animation, presentations and introduction to web page design.

Ornamental Horticulture
UC Elective (g) Credit, Course meets RHS Fine Arts Requirement
Students learn skills in ornamental and production plant growing and tending. Instruction includes plant propagation, soil mixtures and sterilization, irrigation, potting and canning, fertilizers, floral design, pesticides, greenhouse structures and operations, plant identification, tools and materials, basic landscaping and business management.

Advanced Ornamental Horticulture
In this class special emphasis will be placed on development of advanced Ornamental Horticulture skills, computer applications and business management.

Viticulture Occupations I
AHC Articulation Credit
This class is designed to provide a foundation in viticulture and vineyard management. Some of the topics covered in this course are grapevine physiology and structure, establishing the vineyard, fertilizing vines, irrigation and vineyard equipment.

Viticulture Occupations II
This class is designed to continue skill development in viticulture and vineyard management for students who have completed Viticulture Occupations I. Advanced topics covered in this course include canopy management, climates, grapevine trellises, grapevine pest management, fermentation, and wine storage.

Santa Maria High School

Advanced Agricultural Mechanics - A/B/Community/Cooperative
AHC Articulation Credit
These courses are designed to prepare students for employment, or entrepreneurship in agricultural mechanics occupations including: farm power, construction, machinery and equipment, welding and other areas. These classes also prepare students to continue in advanced, post-secondary occupational training in this field.

Computer Aided Drafting/Manufacturing I

AHC Articulation Credit
This course is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a draftsperson/manufacturer or to continue with advanced training at the community college and college level. Areas of instruction include introduction of advanced drafting skills, computer knowledge/mechanics of CAD, and computer aided manufacturing.

Computer Aided Drafting/Manufacturing II
Students learn advanced computer aided drafting and computer aided manufacturing skills. Instructional areas include: 3D CAD; mapping; advanced architectural, mechanical and civil drafting; advanced computer aided manufacturing.

Communication Technology
AHC Articulation Credit, Class fulfills fourth year English Requirement
This course builds upon the student's basic word processing skills and teaches advanced features including mail merge, styles, tables and graphics. Desktop publishing and web page design are also covered in this course. In addition, students will design and produce documents such as brochures, flyers and newsletters.

Office Technology
AHC Articulation Credit
Students learn word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software while using Microsoft Office programs. Students will be able to transfer their knowledge to practical applications, i.e., develop publications, financial statements and various presentations. This course also features a business simulation module.

Ornamental Horticulture
UC Elective (g) Credit
Students learn skills in ornamental and production plant growing and tending. Instruction includes plant propagation, soil mixtures and sterilization, irrigation, potting and canning, fertilizers, floral design, pesticides, greenhouse structures and operations, plant identification, tools and materials, basic landscaping and business management.

Advanced Ornamental Horticulture
In this class special emphasis will be placed on development of advanced Ornamental Horticulture skills, computer applications and business management.
LOMPOC UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Cabrillo High School

Accounting and Finance I
AHC Articulation Credit, Class counts for Math credit
Students will apply technology to business tasks in accounting, finance and personal investments. Students will analyze, record, and interpret business transactions in the accounting cycle for proprietorships & partnerships using ledger and computer software.

Accounting and Finance II
Students will apply technology to more advanced business tasks in accounting, finance, and personal investment. Subject matter includes accounting cycle for corporations; special journals; plant assets and depreciation; inventory control; accrual accounting and spreadsheets.

Advanced Automotive - Auto Tune-up & Emissions/Auto Brakes & Front End
AHC Articulation Credit
Students who enroll in this class will prepare for careers in the automotive repair industry. Students will be trained for mechanic positions in tune-up, front-end, brakes, transmissions and wheel alignment.

Communication Technology
AHC Articulation Credit
This course builds upon the student's basic word processing skills and teaches advanced features including mail merge, styles, tables and graphics. Desktop publishing and web page design are also covered in this course. In addition, students will design and produce documents such as brochures, flyers and newsletters

Economics and Finance
AHC Articulation Credit, UC Elective (g) credit, Class counts for Economic Credit
Students will address the economic development and the evolution of economic institutions. They will compare economic systems and analyze economic problems facing our society. Students will learn to analyze financial statements and they will develop a personal investment portfolio using Internet activities.

Graphics Communications I
AHC Articulation Credit , UC Visual & Performing Arts (f) Credit
Students will learn graphic design, package design, branding, and typography. Instruction will cover units on careers, portfolio construction, computer basics, image editing, scanning, bindery, and safety.

Graphics Communications II
Students will learn advanced publication design, branding, and art directing skills. Students will prepare for employment in the graphics industry and for advanced occupational training.

Graphics Communications III
In this course emphasis will be placed on graphic design, motion graphics, filmmaking, future design trends, sustainable design practices, material sciences, exhibition design, product design, and portfolio development.

Ornamental Horticulture
UC Elective (g) Credit
Students learn skills in ornamental and production plant growing and tending. Instruction includes plant propagation, soil mixtures and sterilization, irrigation, potting and canning, fertilizers, floral design, pesticides, greenhouse structures and operations, plant identification, tools and materials, basic landscaping and business management.

Advanced Ornamental Horticulture
In this class special emphasis will be placed on development of advanced Ornamental Horticulture skills, computer applications and business management.

Sports Medicine
UC Elective (g) Credit
This course is designed for students interested in sports medicine and related careers. Students will receive core classroom instruction in anatomy, physiology, healing processes, CPR/First Aid/AED training, injury evaluation, athletic training, and basic knowledge of sports medicine, personal training, physical therapy, chiropractic, physical education teacher, and fitness instructor. In addition, students will take part in community training experiences in the form of hands-on training in various sports and/or health related fields.

Viticulture Occupations I
AHC Articulation Credit
This class is designed to provide a foundation in viticulture and vineyard management. Some of the topics covered in this course are grapevine.

Viticulture Occupations II
This class is designed to continue skill development in viticulture and vineyard management for students who have completed Viticulture Occupations I. Advanced topics covered in this course include canopy management, climates, grapevine trellises, grapevine pest management, fermentation, and wine storage.

Lompoc High School

Accounting and Finance I
AHC Articulation Credit, Class counts for Math credit
Students will apply technology to business tasks in accounting, finance and personal investments. Students will analyze, record, and interpret business transactions in the accounting cycle for proprietorships & partnerships using ledger and computer software.

Accounting and Finance II
Students will apply technology to more advanced business tasks in accounting, finance, and personal investment. Subject matter includes accounting cycle for corporations; special journals; plant assets and depreciation; inventory control; accrual accounting and spreadsheets.

Advanced Automotive - Auto Tune-up & Emissions/Auto Brakes & Front End
AHC Articulation Credit
Students who enroll in this class will prepare for careers in the automotive repair industry. Students will be trained for mechanic positions in tune-up, front-end, brakes, transmissions and wheel alignment.

Automotive Engineering
This course is a study of the interaction of science and technology as they apply to the automotive transportation system and the engineered sub-systems that are responsible for the functioning of the automobile. Students will develop their understanding of science, as it applies to the study of engineered automotive systems, by building on their knowledge of physics and mathematics while conducting investigative research.

Computer Aided Drafting/Manufacturing I
AHC Articulation Credit
This course is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a draftsperson/manufacturer or to continue with advanced training at the community college and college level. Areas of instruction include introduction of advanced drafting skills, computer knowledge/mechanics of CAD, and computer aided manufacturing.

Computer Aided Drafting/Manufacturing II
Students learn advanced computer aided drafting and computer aided manufacturing skills. Instructional areas include: 3D CAD; mapping; advanced architectural, mechanical and civil drafting; advanced computer aided manufacturing.

Criminal Justice Occupations
AHC Articulation Credit
Students will train in a variety of occupations that exist in the law enforcement/criminal justice career field. Classroom instruction will be coupled with on the job training in a variety of job shadow positions in the local Police Department, Municipal Court and other criminal justice agencies.

Entrepreneur Economics
AHC Articulation Credit, UC Elective (g) Credit, Class counts for Economic Credit
This course examines the choice process from the perspective of the individual, the entrepreneur, and society as a whole. Students will understand the economic choices of what, how, and for whom goods will be produced and are made in the various economic systems. Topics explored will include supply and demand, gross national product, unemployment, inflation, the monetary system, taxes, business and labor organizations, and the interdependence of the world community. Students will employ the concepts of Entrepreneur Economics to develop viable business plan.

Baking & Pastry
This course will prepare students for careers or post secondary programs related to the baking and pastry culinary arts. The student will apply the knowledge and skills of how ingredients function, baking/pastry vocabulary, and techniques to produce baking/pastry products. Students will develop skills in bread and pastry techniquest to produce breads, muffins, biscuits pies cakes, pastries, and specialized desserts. In addition cake decorating and piping skills will be introduced. The attention to detail, ability to follow directions and create a safe and sanitary work enviornment, and artistic flair are key skills that being to develop during this class.

Health Careers/Medicine Science
UC Elective (g) Credit
This course is designed as a starting point for students interested in a career in the health care field. More than two-thirds of this year-long course is devoted to core instruction on such topics as: Medical Terminology, Universal Precautions, First Aid/CPR, Basic Health Care Skills, Anatomy and Physiology, Understanding the Patient, Health Care Organizations and Health Care Profession. During the other one third of the course, students are placed in job shadowing experiences that span all aspects of the local health care industry.

Medical Records Specialist
This course prepares students to enter employment or to continue their training in the medical field. Students receive instruction in all aspects of maintaining medical records and filing systems, including how to transfer, release, purge, store, retrieve, and destroy records and files. The importance of confidentiality and ethical conduct is stressed. Students practice using terminology and communication skills that are appropriate for the medical office.

Medical Terminology
By the end of the course, the student will be able to identify, spell, pronounce and define root words, prefixes and suffixes common to medical careers. The student will also be able to use common abbreviations and appropriate references.

Office Technology
AHC Articulation Credit

Students will learn word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software while using current Microsoft Office programs. The students will be able to transfer their knowledge to practical applications; i.e., create newsletters with columns and Clip Art, create personal budgets and make PowerPoint presentations.

Web Design & App Development
Students will develop the fundamental skills for designing websites such as HTML coding, navigation strategies, manipulation of graphics, search engine optimization, web hosting services, web publishing, in addition to developing apps (web, mobile) for today's devices based upon industry standards. The design and development process will give attention to the marketing, advertising, and financing of websites and apps.
SANTA YNEZ VALLEY UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Santa Ynez High School

Accounting and Finance I
AHC Articulation Credit, Class counts for Math credit
Students will apply technology to business tasks in accounting, finance and personal investments. Students will analyze, record, and interpret business transactions in the accounting cycle for proprietorships & partnerships using ledger and computer software.

Accounting and Finance II
Students will apply technology to more advanced business tasks in accounting, finance, and personal investment. Subject matter includes accounting cycle for corporations; special journals; plant assets and depreciation; inventory control; accrual accounting and spreadsheets.

Advanced Video Production/Filmmaking
AHC Articulation Credit, UC Visual & Performing Arts (f) Credit
Students will learn the basics of video production to prepare them for jobs in the video industry. Areas of instruction include camera operation, audio recording, composition, writing for video and video editing. Video project categories will include music videos, TV news, documentaries & commercials. Students will also be working on community based projects and school projects.

Agricultural Mechanics/Welding
AHC Articulation Credit
This course prepares students for employment in agricultural mechanics occupations including: farm power, construction, machinery and equipment, welding and other areas. This class also prepares students to continue in advanced occupational training in this field.

Advanced Automotive - Auto Tune-up & Emissions/Auto Brakes & Front End
AHC Articulation Credit
Students who enroll in this class will prepare for careers in the automotive repair industry. Students will be trained for mechanic positions in tune-up, front-end, brakes, transmissions and wheel alignment.

Computer Aided Drafting/Manufacturing I
AHC Articulation Credit
This course is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as a draftsperson/manufacturer or to continue with advanced training at the community college and college level. Areas of instruction include introduction of advanced drafting skills, computer knowledge/mechanics of CAD, and computer aided manufacturing.

Computer Aided Drafting/Manufacturing II
Students learn advanced computer aided drafting and computer aided manufacturing skills. Instructional areas include: 3D CAD; mapping; advanced architectural, mechanical and civil drafting; advanced computer aided manufacturing.

Computer Technology & Repair
AHC Articulation Credit
Students learn fundamental computer maintenance and repair on both Apple and PC platforms. Instruction covers: basic electronics, microcomputers, keyboards, disk drives, video systems, printers, peripherals, multimedia and networking. Upon completion of this course, graduates will be prepared to take A+ Certification Exams.

Network+/Security+
In this course students will learn network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management and security. Students will be acquainted with job roles such as network administrator, network technician, network installer and help desk technician.

Intro to Active Directory/Windows Client Pro
This course focuses on developing the skills necessary to work as a network administrator for a large organization. Covered in the course will be the server-side Active Directory configuration tasks of setting up users, group policies, organizational units, permission and rights assignments, etc.; and the client-side machine tasks of creating a workstation system that is secured and limited to performing for the purposes of the organization.

Cyber Security/Linux/CyperPatriot
This course will teach students the skills required of a Linux Operating System Administrator In this course students will learn how to effectively respond to cyber security threats and vulnerabilities. Focus will be placed on Wondws and Linux; Network, Servers, and Workstations: how to protect and harden their defenses. Class members will be able to practice and test their learned skills via virtual machines and in the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot Competition.

Entrepreneurship Skills
AHC Articulation Credit
This course is designed to provide students with entrepreneurial skills and exposure to all aspects of starting and operating a small business. Students will learn how to utilize business management and marketing principles to make decisions in the sale of goods and services. The course will also integrate the concepts of algebra and basic geometry as they relate to entrepreneurial skills.

Environmental and Spatial Technologies/EAST
UC Lab Science (d) Credit
This course explores problems generated by human interaction with the environment. Instructional areas include: ecosystem dynamics; environmental problems, impacts and solutions; hazardous materials technology; pollution legislation and regulatory requirements. Students will be involved in solving real-life environmental problems.

Introduction to Education
UC Elective (g) credit
This is a one-year course designed to provide enrollees with practical experience to gain entry-level employment in a public school site. Enrollees will also be prepared for advanced training in a teacher education program. Classroom instruction is combined with on-the-job training at elementary and high schools.

Livestock Management I, II & III

Ornamental Horticulture
UC Elective (g) Credit
Students learn skills in ornamental and production plant growing and tending. Instruction includes plant propagation, soil mixtures and sterilization, irrigation, potting and canning, fertilizers, floral design, pesticides, greenhouse structures and operations, plant identification, tools and materials, basic landscaping and business management.

Advanced Ornamental Horticulture
In this class special emphasis will be placed on development of advanced Ornamental Horticulture skills, computer applications and business management.

Visual Technology/Multimedia
AHC Articulation Credit
UC Visual & Performing Arts (f) Credit
This course is a multi-level project-based production class where students work both individually and collaboratively to create artistic renditions and marketing materials to support school and community-wide events, clubs and organizations, promotions and campaigns using an array of computer applications, photography, video, audio, and traditional fine arts. In addition, students create visual and aural presentations for class assignments and projects for other classes. Students are introduced to the basics and then have an opportunity to focus on particular areas of interest, such as photography, videography, broadcast journalism, music production, animation, desktop publishing, graphic arts and web design. Available software includes Adobe Production Premium, Design and Web Premium, and Lightroom; Apple iMovie, iPhoto, Garage Band; Pro-tools; AVID Media Composer; and ancillary software. The classroom facility includes photo, video, and some audio equipment, a studio environment with a green screen and additional backdrops and a control room. Multimedia offers the tools and the environment for students to explore their creativity and artistry.

Restaurant Occupations
AHC Articulation Credit
Students learn quantity food preparation and service while preparing and serving lunch to the students at Santa Ynez HS. Enrollees in this program are also placed out in paid training stations in a variety of restaurants and food service facilities.

Advanced Restaurant Occupations
Entails advanced stages of food preparation and service including management skills and accounting.

Sports Medicine
UC Elective (g) Credit
This course is designed for students interested in sports medicine and related careers. Students will receive core classroom instruction in anatomy, physiology, healing processes, CPR/First Aid/AED training, injury evaluation, athletic training, and basic knowledge of sports medicine, personal training, physical therapy, chiropractic, physical education teacher, and fitness instructor. In addition, students will take part in community training experiences in the form of hands-on training in various sports and/or health related fields.

Sports Medicine/Kinesiology
UC Elective (d) Lab Science Credit
This course is designed for students interested in science related careers with emphasis on sports medicine. Students will receive core classroom instruction in kinesiology, biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, healing processes, CPR/First Aid/AED training, injury evaluation, and basic knowledge of sports medicine, personal training, physical therapy and fitness instructor. In addition, students will take part in labs in the classroom that will enable them to use a hands on approach to understanding the lecture materials.

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