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Course Offerings

2017-2018 Course Offerings

Construction Technology (2 years, 4 credits)
The construction industry has numerous high paying and exciting career opportunities. In the Construction Technology program, students learn basic frame carpentry, electrical wiring, plumbing, masonry, woodworking, power tools, and machinery operation. Year 2 focuses on advanced carpentry. NCCER certification is available for qualifying students.

Culinary Arts (2 years, 4 credits)
This program prepares students in managerial, production, and service skills used in institutional, commercial, self-owned food establishments, or other industry occupations. The heart of the program is hands on lab instruction in a commercial kitchen. Instruction is given in the preparation of cakes, pies, pastry, breads, meats, vegetables, fruits, and other food products. ProStart Certification is available to all students who pass the Year 1 & Year 2 exams and complete 300 internship hours.

Digital Media Technology (2 years, 4 credits)
This program is designed for students who wish to develop, design, and implement projects in the field of digital media. The program emphasizes the creative design of content related to digital production skills. The course focuses on the basic areas of computer graphics, animation, audio production, and film. Certifications are available in Adobe and Apple programs.
 
Engineering (2 years, 4 credits)
This program prepares students to enter a variety of engineering related fields and provides an overview of concepts related to the engineering design process, robotics, and physics.
 
Family Consumer Science (2 years, 4 credits)
This program exposes students to a wide variety of coursework in multiple disciplines. This includes consumer science, nutrition, food preparation, parenting, early childhood education, family economics, human development, interior design, textiles, apparel design, as well as other related subjects.
 
Finance & Accounting (2 years, 4 credits)
Finance & Accounting is designed to help students develop knowledge, skills, and behavioral characteristics required in a business office. Students receive instruction in application management, financial management, telecommunication, networking, programming, input technologies, accounting, and other related business. Certification is available in QuickBooks for qualifying students. First year for this program is Business Fundamentals.

Healthcare & Clinical Services (2 years, 4 credits)
The health services program introduces students to health careers, the basic health sciences, and basic health career skills. Students learn medical terminology, body systems, legal and ethical issues, and health care skills. Second year students are exposed to advanced care techniques that help prepare students for coursework in any aspect of the healthcare industry. Students can also receive CPR certification as part of their second year of coursework.

Information Technology (2 years, 4 credits)
IT prepares students for careers that involve the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems-integration services. This course is integral as the United States and worldwide economies continually adapt to new technologies. Students have the opportunity to receive CompTIA Strata and Microsoft certifications (MTA: Networking).

Office Media Specialist (1 year, 2 credits)
This course provides an overview of both the Microsoft Office Suite and the Google Office Suite of programs. Students work toward earning industry credentials in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. The course also provides an introduction to topics such as: Technology Literacy; Social Media; Financial Literacy; Communication; Customer Relations, Office Equipment; and Employability Skills.

Project Lead the Way: Introduction to Engineering (1 semester, 1 credit)
This course provides an introduction to the Engineering 2 year program. It provides an overview of the engineering design process.
 
STEM (1 semester, 1 credit)
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Applications prepares students to engage in future academic and vocational courses of study. It includes academic skills, career and technical topics, and 21st century skills.

ICT I & II (ICT II is 1 credit)
ICT offers junior high students the opportunity to receive introductory instruction in technology skills and applications that help prepare them for STEM and Business and Technology Courses.

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the McComb School District not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, national origin, or handicap arising out of the following statutes:

1. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq. and its implementing regulation, 34 C.F.R., Part 100

2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 20 U.S.C. 794 and its implementing regulation, 34 C.F.R. Part 104

3. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. and its implementing regulation, 34 C.F.R. Part 106; and

4. The age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. 6601 et seq. and its implementing regulations, 45 C.F.R. Part 90.

5. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to Dr. Cederick L. Ellis, Sr., Superintendent, McComb School District P.O. Box 868, McComb, MS 39649 (601) 684-4661 or Ruby Husband, Support Services Director, McComb, School District, (601) 684-8777 or the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, D.C.