Course Offerings

2019-2020 Course Offerings

Construction Technology (2 years, 4 credits): Construction Core & Carpentry
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): Culinary Arts I & Culinary Arts II
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): Digital Media Technology I & Digital Media Technology II
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): Engineering I & Engineering II
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 (1/2 credit each course): Family Dynamics, Resource Management, & Nutrition and Wellness
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): Business Fundamentals & Finance and Accounting
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): Health Science Core & Healthcare & Clinical Services
The health services program introduces students to health careers, 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): Information Technology Associate I & Information Technology Associate II
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).

STEM (1 semester, 1 credit): Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Applications is an innovative instructional program that prepares students to engage in future academic and vocational courses of study in high school, community college, and institutions of higher learning. Students in STEM Applications complete study in technology literacy, the design process, emerging technologies, computer-aided design, sustainable design and technology, power and energy, robotics simulation, financial and economic literacy, and workplace skills for the 21st century.

Teacher Academy (2 years, 4 credits): Teacher Academy I (2019-20) and Teacher Academy II (2020-21)
Teacher Academy I is an entry-level course. Students gain foundation competencies related to students as learners, planning and assessing teaching, teaching strategies, and communication skills. Students receive hands-on field experiences. Teacher Academy II provides students with the opportunity to gain advanced skills needed to enhance them as learners, teachers, and communicators. Students receive advanced hands-on field experience.
 
CSE (Computer Science & Engineering) (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. This course provides additional focus on more topics relating to computer science and engineering. 
 
Cyber Foundations I & II (1 credit): Denman Junior High
Cyber Foundations offers junior high students the opportunity to receive introductory instruction in computer science skills and applications that help prepare them for STEM and Business and Technology Courses.
 

The courses listed above are for students in the McComb School District.  Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and specific pre-requisite criteria should contact: 601-684-5288.



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 Ruby Husband, Assistant Superintendent, McComb School District P.O. Box 868, McComb, MS 39649, (601) 684-8777 or the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education, Washington, D.C.
 

Las siguientes clases escolares se ofrecen para los estudiantes del Distrito Escolar de McComb. Puede obtener más información sobre estas clases llamando al 601-684-5288.