CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY:  HVAC II
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites:  Recommended Computers in Design & Production (CC), Introduction to Construction I and II, and Introduction to Communication I and II  (DOE Course Code: 5496)

Ivy Tech Courses
Fall Semester HVAC 101, Heating Fundamentals
Fall Semester HVAC 103, Refrigeration I
Spring Semester HVAC 208, Heating Services
Spring Semester HVAC 211, Refrigeration II

This program introduces fundamentals applicable to the heating phase of air conditioning, including types of units, parts, basic controls, functions, and applications. It covers the basic sequence of operation for gas, oil, and electric furnaces. In addition, it introduces compression systems used in mechanical refrigeration, safety procedures, proper use of tools for installation and service of refrigeration equipment, refrigerant charging and recovery, system evacuation, and using a refrigerant temperature/pressure chart. Credits earned may apply toward an Ivy Tech Community College degree specializing in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology.
 
CONSTRUCTION TRADES I 
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, available to juniors and seniors, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Computers in Design & Production (CC), Introduction to Construction (DOE Course Code: 5580)

Construction Technology I focus on classroom and lab experiences involving the formation, installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings, homes, and other structures.  A history of construction, with an emphasis on future trends and career options, is also covered.  This program provides instruction in reading technical drawings and transforming those drawings into physical structures.  The relationship of views and details, interpretation of dimension, transposing scale, tolerance, electrical symbols, sections, materials list, architectural plans, geometric construction, three-dimensional drawing techniques, and sketching are presented as well as elementary aspects of residential design and site work.  Students examine the design and construction of floor and wall systems and develop layout and floor construction skills.  Blueprints and other professional planning documents are also covered.  Students will develop an understanding and interpretation of the Indiana Residential Code for one and two-family dwellings and safety practices including OSHA’s safety & health standards for the construction industry.  

Because Construction Trades is a program shared with all of the high schools in Tippecanoe County, the class meets according to the Lafayette School Corporation calendar to which any participating student must adhere. Transportation to and from the building site is provided. Appropriate clothing for outdoor construction work is the responsibility of the student. The student earns two credits for each semester of successful completion of Construction Trades.


CONSTRUCTION TRADES II 
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, available to seniors offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Construction Trades I (DOE Course Code: 5578)

Construction Technology II builds on the formation, installation, maintenance, and repair skills learned in Construction Technology I.  Information on materials, occupations, and professional organizations within the industry are covered.  Students will develop basic knowledge, skills, and awareness of interior trim and the installation of drywall, moldings, interior doors, cabinets, and baseboard moldings. Students will also develop exterior finishing skills.  The program includes instruction on the installation of cornices, windows, doors, and various types of sidings currently used in industry. Studies will also focus on the design and construction of roof systems and the use of framing squares for traditional rafter and truss roofing.  


RADIO AND TELEVISION I  
Full year course, 1 credit per semester, offered at JHS RTV I serve as the introductory course in the Web & Digital Communications Pathway, Concentration:  Radio TV.  Students must successfully complete an audition to be considered for the class. – Prerequisites:  C or better in previous semester English class.  Excel students who took English 9 in 8th grade ARE eligible for the class as freshmen. (DOE Course Code: 5986)

Radio and TV, I introduce students to the multi-faceted world of mass communication in the United States.  In addition to studying the history of radio and television, students will gain an understanding of the broadcast media as tools of persuasion, and their impact on society.  Students will study programming trends and strategies, and also work in video and audio production, including work on the school’s FM radio station, WJEF.   Admittance to Radio-TV I is by instructor consent after the audition process is completed.  This course serves as the prerequisite for continuing in Radio-TV II. 


RADIO AND TELEVISION II
Full year course, 1 credit per semester, offered at JHS A total of 6 credits is necessary for CTE/Career Pathway plan completion. Radio-TV II continues coursework in the Web & Digital Communications Pathway, Concentration: Radio TV.  Can be taken for multiple semesters. – Prerequisite: RTV-I, instructor consent. (DOE Course Code 5992)

Radio and TV II continues training in radio with WJEF, the school’s 250 watt FM radio station.  Students will continue learning on-air DJ techniques, news/sports/weather announcing, and newswriting skills for radio.  After school experiences are a requirement for both A and B semester grades.  Students wishing to further their education in radio can become involved in live sports broadcasts on WJEF.  All students will work in video production through a series of projects ranging from studio commercials to school interview and newscast programs.  Students will also develop oral and written communication skills and learn communication ethics and law.  Students who have already taken multiple semesters of the course will be expected to serve as peer coaches and work with newer students in all phases of radio and television production.

EDUCATION PROFESSIONS I
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA, with a maximum of 6 credits – Prerequisites: Successful completion of or co-enrollment in Child Development and Advanced Child Development, and approval of the coordinator.  Must complete an application with the coordinator. (DOE Course Code: 5408)

Education Professions I provide the foundation for employment in education and related careers and prepares students for study in higher education. An active learning approach that utilizes higher order thinking, communication, leadership, and management processes is recommended in order to integrate suggested topics into the study of education and related careers. The course of study includes, but is not limited to: the teaching profession, the learner and the learning process, planning instruction, learning environment, and instructional and assessment strategies. Exploratory field experiences in classroom settings and career portfolios are required components. A standards-based plan guides the students’ field experiences. Students are monitored in their field experiences by the Education Careers I teacher. 

EDUCATION PROFESSIONS II
Full year course, 3 credits per semester with a maximum of 6 credits, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites:  Education Careers I (DOE Course Code 5404)

Education Professions II prepares students for employment in education and related careers and prepares students for study in higher education.  The program expands on knowledge and skills learned in Education Careers I and includes more in-depth planning, writing, and implementation of developmentally appropriate lesson plans; completing classroom observations; applying INTASC standards; applying safety and ethical principles when working with children; investigating licensing requirements related to careers in education; and enhancing employability skills related to knowledge and dispositions of elementary teachers.  Students complete a portfolio project to document their experiences.  Students completing this program continue their education in 2 and 4-year postsecondary programs to be eligible for a teaching license or begin a career as an instructional aide in a school.  

HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION I
If taken at JHS this is a full year course, 1 credit per semester – If taken at Greater Lafayette Career Academy this is a full year course which includes Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology, 1 credit per semester for each of HSE I, Anatomy & Physiology, and Medical Terminology.
Prerequisites: None (DOE Course Code: 5282, may also include 5274 and 5276)

Health Science I students study topics such as human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical ethics, CPR, and practical skills applicable to all health-related occupations.  Leadership skills developed through participation in the HOSA student organization are also included.  Job shadow experiences are completed at local health care facilities throughout one semester of the program.  Job seeking and job maintenance skills, personal management skills, and self-analysis to aid in career selection are also included. Participation in HOSA encourages the development of leadership, communication and career related skills, and opportunities for community service.

This course provides the opportunity for dual credit (through Ivy Tech course number HLHS 100) for students who meet post-secondary requirements for earning dual credit and successfully complete the dual credit requirements of this course.

HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION II: NURSING
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: By permission of Director of Health Science program. Recommended Health Science Education I (DOE Course Code: 5284)

Health Science II is an extended laboratory experience at a clinical site designed to provide students the opportunity to assume the role of nurse assisting and practice technical skills previously learned in the classroom, including information on the health care system, employment opportunities at a variety of entry levels, an overview of the health care delivery systems, health care teams, and legal and ethical considerations. It prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for providing basic care in extended care facilities, hospitals, and home health agencies under the direction of licensed nurses. These skills include recording patient medical histories and symptoms, consulting other healthcare providers, operating and monitoring medical equipment, performing diagnostic tests, teaching patients and families how to manage illness or injury, and performing general health screenings. This program also provides students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to make the transition from school to work in the field of nurse assisting, including self-analysis to aid in career selection, job seeking and job maintenance skills, personal management skills, and completion of the application process for admission into a postsecondary program. HOSA, the Health Science student organization, encourages development of leadership, communication, community service, and health care related skills.  Students completing this program continue their education in 2 or 4-year postsecondary degree programs, obtain employment in the healthcare industry, or use the CNA license to work while continuing their education. 

This course provides the opportunity for dual credit (through Ivy Tech course number HLHS 107 and HLHS 101) for students who meet post-secondary requirements for earning dual credit and successfully complete the dual credit requirements of this course. 

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 
Full year course, 1 credit per semester, offered at JHS – Prerequisites: Successful completion of a year of Biology with a grade of “C” or better each semester (DOE Course Code: 5274)

This course prepares students with language skills necessary for effective, independent use of health and medical reference materials. It includes the study of health and medical abbreviations, signs, symbols, and Greek and Latin word part meanings taught within the context of body systems. This course builds skills in pronouncing, spelling, and defining new words encountered in verbal and written information. Students have the opportunity to acquire skills in interpreting medical records and communications accurately and logically. Emphasis is on forming a foundation for a medical vocabulary including meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.

This course provides the opportunity for dual credit (through Ivy Tech course number HLHS 101) for students who meet post-secondary requirements for earning dual credit and successfully complete the dual credit requirements of this course. This course is offered independently or as a component of the Health Sciences II: Nursing course. 

CULINARY ARTS AND HOSPITALITY II:

Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA available to seniors – Prerequisites Culinary Arts I (DOE Course Code 5436)

Culinary Arts and Hospitality II: Culinary Arts prepares students for occupations and higher education programs of study related to the entire spectrum of careers in the food industry, including (but not limited to) food production and services; food science, dietetics, and nutrition; and baking and pastry arts. Major topics for this advanced course include: basic baking theory and skills, introduction to breads, introduction to pastry arts, nutrition, nutrition accommodations and adaptations, cost control and purchasing, and current marketing and trends. Instruction and intensive laboratory experiences include commercial applications of principles of nutrition, aesthetic, and sanitary selection; purchasing, storage, preparation, and service of food and food products; using and maintaining related tools and equipment; baking and pastry arts skills; managing operations in food service, food science, or hospitality establishments; providing for the dietary needs of persons with special requirements; and related research, development, and testing. Intensive laboratory experiences with commercial applications are a required component of this course of study. Student laboratory experiences may be either school-based or "on-the-job" or a combination of the two. Advanced Culinary Arts builds upon skills and techniques learned in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, which must be successfully completed before enrolling in this advanced course. Intensive laboratory experiences with commercial applications are a required component of this course of study. 

Culinary Arts and Hospitality II allows students to explore more complex recipes, independent projects, and lead the kitchen.  The Culinary Arts II students will prepare the desserts and pastries for the GLCA restaurant. Students completing this program may choose to continue their culinary education by enrolling in a 2 and/or 4-year postsecondary degree program or gain employment in a variety of food service operations.    

COSMETOLOGY 
(currently contracted Cosmetology school: Christina & Company Education Center) 
Full year course (summer before senior year and senior year), 12 total credits (6 earned during 1st semester, and 6 earned 2nd semester), GLCA – Prerequisites:  Mandatory tour and meeting prior to acceptance; confirmation of initial payment toward required tuition fees. (DOE Course Code: 5802, 5806)

Cosmetology I offers an introduction to cosmetology with an emphasis on basic practical skills and theories including roller control, quick styling, shampooing, hair coloring, permanent waving, facials, manicuring, business and personal ethics, bacteriology, and sanitation.  In the second semester, greater emphasis is placed on the application and development of these skills.  The State of Indiana requires a total of 1500 hours of required instruction learning advanced skills in styling, hair coloring, permanent waving, facials and manicuring.  Students will also study anatomy and physiology, professionalism, and salon management in relation to cosmetology.  Upon completing this program and passing the State examination, students become licensed and are prepared to be employed in a salon.  Students also pursue 2 and 4-year postsecondary degrees in business, fashion design, or related fields.  Some students use their license to work while continuing their education.

COMPUTER SCIENCE II

Full year course, 1-3 credit per semester, 6 credits maximum offered at JHS/GLCA – Prerequisites: Computer Science I (DOE Course Code: 5236)

Computer Science II explores and builds skills in programming and a basic understanding of the fundamentals of procedural program development using structured, modular concepts. Coursework emphasizes logical program design involving user-defined functions and standard structure elements. Discussions will include the role of data types, variables, structures, addressable memory locations, arrays and pointers, and data file access methods. An emphasis on logical program design using a modular approach, which involves task-oriented program functions

COMPUTER SCIENCE III: CYBERSECURITY 
Full year course, 1-3 credits per semester, 6 maximum credits offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Computer Science I and Approval of instructor (DOE Course Code: 5251)

Computer Science III: Cybersecurity introduces the secure software development process including designing secure applications, writing secure code designed to withstand various types of attacks, and security testing and auditing. It focuses on the security issues a developer faces, common security vulnerabilities and flaws, and security threats. The course explains security principles, strategies, coding techniques, and tools that can help make software fault tolerant and resistant to attacks. Students will write and analyze code that demonstrates specific security development techniques. Students will also learn about cryptography as an indispensable resource for implementing security in real-world applications. Students will learn foundations of cryptography using simple mathematical probability. Information theory, computational complexity, number theory, and algebraic approaches will be covered.


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT
Full year course, 1-2 credits per semester, 2-4 maximum credits offered at JHS – Prerequisites: Approval of instructor (DOE Course Code: 5230)
The Information Technology Support program allows students to explore how computers work.  Students learn the functionality of hardware and software components as well as suggested best practices in maintenance and safety issues through hands on activities and labs. Students learn how to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems. A+ Certification is the focus for this one-year course for students to roll up their sleeves and dig inside the personal computer. This course gives the students the knowledge to study for the Microsoft Technology Associate Certification and CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification Exams. A+ Certification is the first step to becoming an excellent PC Technician with real-world job opportunities. Dual Credit may be available.

NETWORKING I
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Information Technology Support (DOE Course Code: 5234)

Networking I - describes, explores and demonstrates how a network operates in our everyday lives. The course covers the technical pieces and parts of a network and also societal implications such as security and data integrity. This course offers students the critical information needed for a role as an Information Technology professional who support computer networks. Concepts covered include the TCP/IP model, OS administration, designing a network topology, configuring the TCP/IP protocols, managing network devices and clients, configuring routers and switches, wireless technology and troubleshooting. The course has a heavy hands-on component to meet various learning styles. 

NETWORKING II: CYBERSECURITY CAPSTONE
Full year course, 1-3 credits per semester, 6 credits maximum offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Information Technology Support (DOE Course Code: 5245)

Networking II: Cybersecurity is a capstone experience of the Network Support Pathway. It builds upon a base knowledge of Information Technology as gained through lower level courses such as IT support and Networking I. This particular capstone course concentrates on the Security field within networking, also called the cybersecurity field. Laboratory and classroom components are used to cover key elements such as Information Security, Systems Security, Network Security, Mobile Security and, Defense and Mitigation Techniques. The core concepts of confidentiality, integrity and availability are covered. Certification may be available.

IT SUPPORT CAPSTONE
Full year course, 1-3 credits per semester, 6 credits maximum offered at JHS – Prerequisites: Information Technology Support, and Networking I or Networking II: Cybersecurity (DOE Course Code: 5231)

IT Support Capstone is designed for students to showcase the knowledge gained from the Information Technology Pathway. Through troubleshooting hardware, software, and networks, students problem-solve through a variety of real-world IT problems. Throughout the course, students communicate with other team members and document progress to fix a variety of devices. Cisco IT Essentials and CompTIA A+ Certifications may be available.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE I
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Recommended Interpersonal Relationships (DOE Course Code: 5822) 

Criminal Justice I Introduces specialized classroom and practical experiences related to public safety occupations such as law enforcement, loss prevention services, and homeland security. This course introduces the purposes, functions, and history of the three primary parts of the criminal justice system as well as an introduction to the investigative process. Oral and written communication skills should be reinforced through activities that model public relations and crime prevention efforts as well as the preparation of police reports.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE II
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Criminal Justice I (DOE Course Code: 5824) 

Criminal Justice II introduces students to concepts and practices in traffic control as well as forensic investigation at crime scenes. Students will have opportunities to use mathematical skills in crash reconstruction and analysis activities requiring measurements and performance of speed/acceleration calculations. Additional activities simulating criminal investigations will be used to teach scientific knowledge related to anatomy, biology, and chemistry as well as collection of evidence, developing and questioning suspects, and protecting the integrity of physical evidence found at the scene and while in transit to a forensic science laboratory. Procedures for the use and control of informants, inquiries keyed to basic leads, and other information-gathering activities and chain of custody procedures will also be reviewed. Current trends in criminal justice and law enforcement will also be covered.


EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: By permission of instructor. Suggested Health Science Education I 
(DOE Course Code: 5210)

The Emergency Medical Service Education program prepares students to work as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in a variety of environments. Those environments include but not limited to; 911 emergency care, inter-facility transportation, emergency rooms, doctor’s offices and more. Students will learn to appropriately access patients, assess conditions, formulate a plan of action and administer the proper care using the appropriate equipment/medications per protocol.  Additionally, this course covers personal safety, human anatomy and physiology, legal and ethical issues, incident management, hazardous materials recognition, emergency vehicle operation, and much more. 

The course also requires laboratory practice and clinical observation. Labs will be conducted regularly and students will gain additional experience in clinical observations in the emergency room and riding along with Tippecanoe Emergency Ambulance Service. Successful completion of the course will allow the student to sit for testing with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Successful certification with NREMT will allow the student to receive an EMT license/certification in most US states and all branches of the military.


FIRE AND RESCUE I
Full year course, 3 credits per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: By permission of instructor.  Student must be 17 years old by March of attending school year. (DOE Course Code: 5820)

Fire and Rescue I; Every year, fires and other emergencies take thousands of lives and destroy property worth billions of dollars. Firefighters and emergency services workers help protect the public against these dangers by rapidly responding to a variety of emergencies. They are frequently the first emergency personnel at the scene of a traffic accident or medical emergency and may be called upon to put out a fire, treat injuries or perform other vital functions. The Fire and Rescue curriculum may include five Indiana state fire certifications: (1) Mandatory, (2) Firefighter I, (3) Firefighter II, (4) Hazardous Materials Awareness, (5) Hazardous Materials Operations. 

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING: H  
Full year course, 3 credit per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering, OR any junior or senior Math or Science Honors student (DOE Course Code: 4816)

Aerospace Engineering should provide students with the fundamental knowledge and experience to apply mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles to the design, development, and evolution of aircraft, space vehicles and their operating systems. Emphasis should include investigation and research on flight characteristics, analysis of aerodynamic design, and impact of this technology on the environment. Classroom instruction provides creative thinking and problem-solving activities using software that allows students to design, test, and evaluate a variety of air and space vehicles, their systems, and launching, guidance and control procedures.

Engineering Design and Development is an engineering research course in which students work in teams to research, design, test, and construct a solution to an open-ended engineering problem with local industry partners. The product development life cycle and a design process are used to guide the team to reach a solution to the problem. The team/ and or individuals communicates their solution to a panel of stakeholders at the conclusion of the course. As the capstone course in the Engineering Pathway, EDD engages students in critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, and teamwork skills.


CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE: H 
Full year course, 1 credit per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering, OR any junior or senior Math or Science Honors student (DOE Course Code: 4820)

A specialization course, which develops student problem solving skills, with emphasis placed upon the concept of developing a set of plans and rendering of a structure. Students focus on the application of visualization processes and tools provided by modern, state-of-the-art computer hardware and software. Revit will be the primary software used. The major focus of the Civil Engineering and Architecture (CEA) course is a long-term project that involves the development of a local property site. As students learn about various aspects of civil engineering and architecture, they apply what they learn to the design and development of this property. The course provides freedom to the teacher and students to develop the property as a simulation or to students to model the real-world experiences that civil engineers and architects experience when developing property. Dual Credit may be available through Ivy Tech course number DESN 105.


ENGINEERING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT: H 
Full year course, 1 credit per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites: Introduction to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, OR any senior Math or Science Honors student. Must be a senior or graduating junior with instructor approval. (DOE Course Code: 4828)

In this course, students will work in teams of two to four to design and construct the solution to an engineering problem, applying the principles developed in the preceding four courses. The problem may be selected from a database of engineering problems, be a recognized national challenge, or be an original engineering problem identified by the team and approved by the teacher. The problems will involve a wide range of engineering applications (e.g. a school robo-mascot, automated solar water heater, remote control hover craft). Students will maintain a journal as part of a portfolio of their work. Each team will be responsible for delivering progress reports and making final presentations of their project for an outside review panel. The completed portfolio will be invaluable as students apply to college. Students will need an off-campus pass for research and/or to meet with engineering mentors. 

WELDING TECHNOLOGY I

Full year course, 3 per semester, offered at GLCA – Prerequisites:   Recommended Computers in Design & Production (MT) (DOE Course Code: 5776)

Ivy Tech Courses
Fall Semester WELD 100 Welding Fundamentals
Fall Semester WELD 108, Shielded Metal Arc Welding I
Spring Semester WELD 207, Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding
Spring Semester WELD 208, Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding

Through enrollment in these courses, students will learn many types of welding processes including Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Metal Arc, Gas Tungsten Arc, Plasma Arc, and others. Course work will include interpretation of welding blueprints, electrical fundamentals for welding, metallurgy, and safety requirements. Credits may apply toward an Ivy Tech Community College certificate or degree specializing in Welding.

Standards; applying safety and ethical principles when working with children; investigating licensing requirements related to careers in education; and enhancing employability skills related to knowledge and dispositions of elementary teachers.  Students complete a portfolio project to document their experiences.  Students completing this program continue their education in 2 and 4-year postsecondary programs to be eligible for a teaching license or begin a career as an instructional aide in a school. 

WORK BASED LEARNING CAPSTONE 
Full year course, 1 related class credit per semester, 1-2 work credits per semester, offered at JHS/GLCA – Prerequisites: Instructor approval (DOE Course Code: 5974)

Work Based Learning Capstone is a senior internship program that provides students an opportunity to explore their career interest with on-the-job training (students must average 15 hours per week – release periods are given, schedule permitting). The Work Based Learning Related class includes speakers, field trips, and a curriculum in money management, financial skills, expectations and responsibilities of living on your own, reinforcing computer skills, and career exploration.

The Work Based Learning work program includes a variety of career interests: Administrative, Marketing/Sales/Retailing/Advertising, Finance, Business Management, Information Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Law Enforcement (Public Safety and Security), Automotive, Veterinarian/Animal Care, and Travel and Tourism. Students who are already employed may be eligible for this program. This “earn as you learn” program allows students to earn up to 6 credits for a full year