Santa Barbara County Education Office
4400 Cathedral Oaks Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93160-6307
Santa Barbara County ROP/CTE Regional Occupational Program
Career Technical Education for High School Students

South County ROP Current Course Offerings


SANTA BARBARA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Dos Pueblos High School

Accounting & Finance
Articulation credit available (4 units AC #110) HS math credit available
This two-semester class teaches students the principles of accounting using QuickBooks Pro, Excel, and Quicken. This is an excellent course for those seeking employment in accounting, bookkeeping, business or entrepreneurs.

Computer Business Application
SBCC credit available (4 units COMP 101) HS math credit available
This two-term course will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications. Students will become proficient and ready for the job market by mastering Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint using MSOffice Professional Suite.

Economics/Virtual Enterprise
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement (ECON credit)
This one-year simulated business class is designed to give students the training and experience of working in a real business environment. Students will create a business plan, web page, newsletters, company catalogue, and HR employee manual. The company will be run by a CEO, CFO, accounting, public relations, human resources, and sales and marketing departments. Students will participate in fund raising activities to be able to attend and compete in trade fairs. Students must be enrolled in the course all year to receive economic credit for graduation.

Electronics Technology
This two-semester course prepares students for enrollment in advanced career technical education programs. Students learn applied electronics through labs in basic circuits, communications, solar & alternative energy, robotics, and computer aided design.

Computer Technology I (Hardware)
SBCC credit available (3 units CNEE 102), Articulated with CSU Channel Islands
This one-semester course teaches students how to build and maintain personal computers used in the home or business environment. Students will learn hardware and operating system basics, computer components and peripherals, and troubleshooting common computer system problems.

Computer Technology II (Software)
SBCC credit available (3 units CNEE 112), Articulated with CSU Channel Islands
This one-semester course is next in the computer technology sequence. Students are introduced to the basics of operating systems, troubleshooting devices and applications, hardware drivers, and IT tech support. This course continues instruction using an engaging interactive approach to understanding operating systems (O/S) and network computing.

Networking Essentials For Small Business
SBCC credit available (3 units CNEE 110), Articulated with CSU Channel Islands
This course provides students with a solid foundation to begin specializing in Information Technology. Networking components and systems are emphasized, includes networking hardware, security, operating systems and remote access.

Networking Technology I
SBCC credit available (5 units CNEE 125), Prepares for CCNA Certification
This two-semester (or 1 semester two-hour) course prepares students for jobs as computer network engineers. IT core basics for Module I focus on Networking Fundamentals. IT core basics for Module II focus on Routing Protocol and Concepts.

Networking Technology II
SBCC credit available (5 units CNEE 126), Prepares for CCNA Certification
This next sequence of networking technology two-semester (or 1 semester two-hour) course prepares students for jobs as network engineers. IT core basics for Module I focus on LAN Switching Wireless. IT core basics for Module II focus on Accessing the WAN.

Robotics-FIRST
Capstone class for DPHS Engineering Academy
Students will design, manufacture, assemble, program, and test a fully functional robot to be entered into the national FIRST Robotics Competition. Upon completion of this course, students will be academically qualified to pursue higher education in engineering science or technology.

Sports Medicine
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement
This two-term class will provide students with a broad knowledge of human anatomy, medical terminology, causes, symptoms and management of injuries, emergency procedures, physical fitness, soft tissue, nutrition, and bone injuries. Students will rotate through on-the-job training experiences with athletic trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors and other professionals.

Sports Medicine Kinesiology
Meets UC, ‘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.

Video Production
This two-term course provides hands-on training with the basics of video production including camera operation, audio recording and composition, video recording and editing, lighting and principles of direction, scripting, production, copyright, locations, and ethics. Projects include news broadcasting, music videos, documentaries, commercials, and community service.

San Marcos High School

Automotive Occupations
SBCC College credit available (Auto 101 3 units, Auto 110 3 units)
This course provides hands-on training which includes the operation, care, maintenance and repair of the automobile. Students may work on their own cars after initial safety training is completed. Students do not need to have a car to take this class.

Computer Business Application
SBCC credit available (4 units COMP 101) HS math credit available
This two-term course will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications. Students will become proficient and ready for the job market by mastering Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint using MSOffice Professional Suite.

Economics/Virtual Enterprise
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement (ECON credit)
This one-year simulated business class is designed to give students the training and experience of working in a real business environment. Students will create a business plan, web page, newsletters, company catalogue, and HR employee manual. The company will be run by a CEO, CFO, accounting, public relations, human resources, and sales and marketing departments. Students will participate in fund raising activities to be able to attend and compete in trade fairs. Students must be enrolled in the course all year to receive economic credit for graduation.

Health Careers I (Fall only)
Leads to CNA program at SBCC
This two-term course is designed for students seeking a career in the health care field. Students receive CPR certification. This course covers concepts and principles of the structure, function, and systems of the human body in relationship to human growth and development.

Advanced Health Careers (Spring only)
Leads to CNA program at SBCC
This two-term course is designed for students who will be pursuing a career in the health care field that requires postsecondary education. Students will obtain entry-level job skills while training in an actual health care setting.

Sports Medicine
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement
This two-term class will provide students with a broad knowledge of human anatomy, medical terminology, causes, symptoms and management of injuries, emergency procedures, physical fitness, soft tissue, nutrition, and bone injuries. Students will rotate through on-the-job training experiences with athletic trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors and other professionals.

Sports Medicine Kinesiology
Meets UC, ‘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.

Santa Barbara High School

Accounting & Finance
Articulation credit available (4 units AC #110) HS math credit available
This two-semester class teaches students the principles of accounting using QuickBooks Pro, Excel, and Quicken. This is an excellent course for those seeking employment in accounting, bookkeeping, business or entrepreneurs.

Computer Business Application
SBCC credit available (4 units COMP 101) HS math credit available
This two-term course will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications. Students will become proficient and ready for the job market by mastering Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint using MSOffice Professional Suite.

Economics/Virtual Enterprise
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement (ECON credit)
This one-year simulated business class is designed to give students the training and experience of working in a real business environment. Students will create a business plan, web page, newsletters, company catalogue, and HR employee manual. The company will be run by a CEO, CFO, accounting, public relations, human resources, and sales and marketing departments. Students will participate in fund raising activities to be able to attend and compete in trade fairs. Students must be enrolled in the course all year to receive economic credit for graduation.

Income Tax Preparation (VITA)
IRS Tax Preparer Certificate/Community Service component
Classroom instruction includes an overview of income taxes, related laws and regulations, and completion of individual income tax forms. Students needing community service hours will sign up with the teacher to complete approximately 60 community service hours providing free tax preparation service to the public community.

Sports Medicine
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement
This two-term class will provide students with a broad knowledge of human anatomy, medical terminology, causes, symptoms and management of injuries, emergency procedures, physical fitness, soft tissue, nutrition, and bone injuries. Students will rotate through on-the-job training experiences with athletic trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors and other professionals.

Video Production
This two-term course provides hands-on training with the basics of video production including camera operation, audio recording and composition, video recording and editing, lighting and principles of direction, scripting, production, copyright, locations, and ethics. Projects include news broadcasting, music videos, documentaries, commercials, community service.

CARPINTERIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Carpinteria High School

Graphic Design-Computer
Meets UC, CSU ‘f’ fine arts requirement & SBCC credit (GDP #111-3units)
Students will learn to use Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to plan, design and layout digital artwork. Also included are Art and design principles, combining images from various programs, and file management.

Sports Medicine
Meets UC, ‘g’ requirement
This two-term class will provide students with a broad knowledge of human anatomy, medical terminology, causes, symptoms and management of injuries, emergency procedures, physical fitness, soft tissue, nutrition, and bone injuries. Students will rotate through on-the-job training experiences with athletic trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors and other professionals.

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