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Career Ed & ROP 2015-16

CAREER EDUCATION & ROP CLASSES


ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE – ROP

GRADES 9-12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

Administration of Justice is an introduction to personal, practical law. This course is designed to prepare students to recognize and understand how the law works in their communities. It shows students how the law strives to promote fairness, equal justice, and individual rights so they will understand the value of acting as responsible citizens. The aim of this course is to give students a working knowledge of the law, to help them avoid legal problems and show them how to handle problems of this type when they occur. In addition, this course provides insights into professions within the criminal justice system such as criminologists, attorneys, federal and state law officials. Concepts of law learned in this class will be useful to you for the rest of your life as you will be better equipped than most citizens to recognize legal problems and to utilize professional counsel. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to receive up to 6 semester college credits through Mt. San Antonio College that are transferable to the CSU and UC school system. This course may be taken for two semesters and earn 10 credits. The first semester articulates with Mt. SAC course ADJU1 – Administration of Justice and second semester meets Mt. SAC requirements for ADJU3 – Concepts of Criminal Justice. Students may take one or both semesters and sequence does not matter. (Applied Arts)

(UC/CSU through San Gabriel ROP “G” Elective)

 

CONSTRUCTION – ROP

GRADES 9-12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

This course has been designed to give students entry-level employment skills as construction trade helper in the following areas: carpentry, plumbing, remodeling techniques, electrician, dry-wall applicator, tile setter, and painter. (Applied Arts) Revised as of March 19, 2015

 

COOPERATIVE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION (CVE/WORK EXPERIENCE) – ROP

GRADE 12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Must be gainfully employed

This course combines paid employment with classroom instruction. Students will attend their own jobs during the week and also attend a class session twice a week at school. Students will develop work habits, attitudes, self-confidence and job skills which can be used to locate, secure and retain employment in the community. (Applied Arts)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

GRADES 11-12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Basic computer skills are recommended.

Diamond Bar High School is proud to offer students an opportunity to study photography and electronic imagery. The class is designed to help prepare the students for the changing world of photography. In this class, the students will use digital cameras and scanners to capture images. Progressing through the following six units will help students become proficient photographers: 1) Understanding Digital Cameras and Computer Hardware 2) Using Available Light; Daylight and Nightlight 3) Using Artificial Light; Flash - and Studio Photography 4) Edit, Print, Display, Combine Images Using Photoshop 5) Photographing Children and Domestic Animals 6) Photo Journalism, Portfolio, Publishing on the Internet. (Fine/Applied Arts) (UC/CSU "F" Elective VPA)

 

PHOTOGRAPHY II

GRADES 11-12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: 1. Basic computer skills. 2. Desire to be creative.

After finishing this course, you will be able to create almost anything you can imagine in your mind. If you apply yourself all year, you will learn everything there is to know about Adobe Photoshop so that you can make professionally looking composite photos, banners, color and black and white pictures. You will be able to manipulate images by using layers and you will understand how to take you creations to the proper places for optimum looking prints. With Adobe Photoshop and Adobe ImageReady, you will create fantastic looking animations as well. (Fine/Applied Arts) (UC/CSU “F” Elective VPA)

 

DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION

GRADES 9 – 11

10 CREDITS YEAR

This course provides video basics and participation in the pre-production, production, and post-production processes of filmmaking. This course includes camera operation, audio recording, composition, scriptwriting, storyboarding, editing, distribution, and evaluation of films. Film analysis will include story elements, design, location, lighting techniques, special effects, and more. Student will analyze films of various genres and complete various projects including commercials, PSAs, music videos, indies, trailers, documentaries, shorts, instructional videos, and community service projects. (Fine/Applied Arts) (UC/CSU “F” Elective VPA)

 

INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

GRADES 10 – 12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Completion of Digital Video Production with a grade of “C” or better and/or instructor approval.

This course builds upon the concepts of video production and participation in the pre-production, production, and post-production processes of filmmaking learned in Digital Video Production. Film analyses will continue and students will learn additional techniques to advance graphic design in filmmaking. Students will complete service learning projects that will promote school and community events. Repeatable for credit.

(Applied Arts) (UC/CSU “F” Elective VPA)

 

ADVANCED DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

GRADES 10 – 12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Completion of Intermediate Digital Media Production with a grade of “C” or better and/or instructor approval

This course provides advanced video production and participation in the pre-production, production, and post-production processes of filmmaking. Students in this course will be expected to complete school service projects and assist site needs in film production. Students in this course will be producing marketable films for distribution in school, community, and festivals. Repeatable for credit. (Fine/Applied Arts) (UC/CSU “F” Elective VPA) Revised as of March 19, 2015

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHICS - ROP

GRADES 9-12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

This course will provide an introduction to the screen printing trade. Students will explore copy preparation, mesh selection, frames, stencil systems, printing techniques, ink and substrate compatibility, reclamation of screens, and how screen printing affects the finishing processes. A combination of technical laboratory applications and theory will provide the foundation for this course. Acquisition of technical skills through the actual production of screen-printed projects is a major goal of this course. Projects will be produced by the use of single-color station, four-color rotary textile press, graphic arts camera, flash and belt dryers-emphasis on safe use of materials and equipment.

(Applied Arts)

 

PRODUCTION GRAPHICS - ROP

GRADES 10-12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Fundamentals of Graphics

This is an intermediate printing course. Students will develop projects on an individualized basis applying skills developed in FUNDAMENTALS OF GRAPHICS. Projects are designed to be more technical in nature. Multi-colored projects will be produced by the use of the adjustable single-color station, four and six-color rotary textile press, graphic arts camera, Adobe Photoshop CS to create artwork, flash/belt dryers, and the skateboard printing press-emphasis on safe use of materials and equipment. Repeatable for credit. (Applied Arts)

 

COMMERCIAL/FINE ART GRAPHICS - ROP

GRADES 10 – 12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

PREREQUIITE: Production Graphics

This is an advanced printing course. Students will focus on the professional aspects of the graphics industry-Emphasis on the production of high quality fine art prints/commercial products. Repeatable for credit. (Applied Arts)

 

STAGECRAFT - ROP

GRADES 9-12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Instructor’s Approval

This class focuses on the technical aspects of theatre. The entire class studies all areas and students are allowed to specialize in specific areas. Topics covered include play production, costuming, make-up, set design and production at several local festivals. Requires attendance at all school performances and outside hours spent on semester production. This class is held on campus. Repeatable for credit. (Fine/Applied Arts) (UC/CSU “F” Elective VPA)

 

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING - ROP

GRADES 9 – 12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

This course is designed to provide students with hands-on training in sports and entertainment marketing. Using on-campus events, students will develop and present a variety of marketing strategies. Working in partnership with local professional sport franchises, students will be given the opportunity to interact with practicing professionals. This class is held on campus. (Applied Arts)

 

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

GRADES 9-12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: None

This is a two semester class that introduces the student to the principles of architectural design. The student will be introduced to the architectural design principles including: line, forms, values of lines, texture, volume, space and various art forms to develop interior and exterior living areas. The student will complete a set of house plan designs using the above principles which also meets the minimum standards of the Uniform Building Code for residential construction. (Fine/Applied Arts) (UC/CSU “F” Elective VPA)

ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

GRADES 10 -12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Architectural Design

Students in this course will work on an individual basis. A choice of curricular areas include: Residential Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Mechanical Drawing, Pre-engineering, Model making, Competition drawings, and project design. Projects may be done on the board or on CAD. Uniform Building Code and industrial standards are taught and utilized. Repeatable for credit. (Applied Arts)

 

WOODWORKING TECHNOLOGY - ROP

GRADES 9 - 12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

This class is designed to teach students proper operation of woodworking machinery. Machines include the jointer, planer, table saw, radial arm saw, band saw, jig saw, drill press, power sanders, and portable machinery. Students will utilize standards used by industry in cabinet joinery, assembly procedures, finishing techniques, project planning, and woodworking terminology. Basic mathematical concepts and general vocabulary are practiced and reinforced in this class. Repeatable for credit. (Applied Arts)

 

ADVANCED WOODWORKING TECHNOLOGY - ROP

GRADES 10-12

5/10 CREDITS SEMESTER/YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Woodworking Technology

This is a course in advanced woodworking techniques. Students work on an individual basis to further their woodworking skills in designing and building furniture and cabinets. Students will have a choice of working on projects for school or for themselves. Projects can be as simple as a wall shelf or as complicated as roll top desks and coffee tables. Repeatable for credit. (Applied Arts)

 

HEALTH CAREERS

GRADES 9 – 12

5 CREDITS FALL SEMESTER

Health Careers is designed to broaden the students’ knowledge of the growing and ever-changing health field, including the various careers contained therein. Students can expect to learn medical vocabulary; general workplace practices pertaining to communication, confidentiality, safety, and ethics and legal matters; growth and development of the human body; infection control; basic anatomy and physiology; cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid; measuring vital signs; and basic patient observation skills. Students may be required to spend time after school observing the theories and principles learned in the classroom at various health career settings. (Applied Arts)

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE (Introduction)

GRADES 9 – 12

5 CREDITS SPRING SEMESTER

Students will be introduced to health team responsibilities regarding emergency calls, evaluation of emergency and appropriate action to respond to emergency calls. This course teaches the skills necessary to provide immediate care to critically ill and injured patients, preparing students for advanced training in the EMT-Basic, CNA, Medical Assisting and other medical careers. Students may be required to spend time after school observing the theories and principles learned in the classroom at various health career settings. (Applied Arts)

 

SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY

GRADES 9 – 12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Health Careers and Emergency Medical Services (Introduction)

Students will receive instruction in basic anatomy and physiology, preventative sports medicine, and the fundamentals of fitness. Sports Physical Therapy prepares students interested in careers as Physical Therapy Aides, Athletic Trainer Assistants, or Exercise Assistants. During the practical application of their content skills, students will support DBHS athletic programs. Additional hours outside of class at sporting events may be required. This course is articulated with PE 19 at MT SAC, and successful completion of the course qualifies students to take credit-by-examination at the college. (Applied Arts) Revised as of March 19, 2015

 

SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY (ADVANCED)

GRADES 11 – 12

10 CREDITS YEAR

PREREQUISITE: Sports Physical Therapy

This course is designed for students in the student athletic training program, and provides a more in-depth study and application of the components of sports medicine including but not limited to: creative rehabilitative techniques; therapeutic modalities; prevention, recognition, and care of injuries to the upper extremity, trunk, head and face; injuries to the young athlete, drugs in sports; modern issues in sports medicine. Individualized and independent assignments will be included in this course. During the practical application of their content skills, students will support DBHS athletic programs. Additional hours outside of class at sporting events may be required. (UC “G” elective)

 

GRAPHIC ARTS/MULTIMEDIA

GRADES 9 – 12

10 CREDITS YEAR

In this program, students receive a foundation of up-to-date classroom instruction using today’s latest software and state-of-the-art PC computers. Using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe Go Live, QuarkXPress, PowerPoint and Final Cut Pro digital editing students will demonstrate the use of the programs for photographic image rendering and manipulation, drawing and coloring, ad design, graphic and text placement, page layout, and Public Service Announcements. (UC “F” requirement)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (ROP)

GRADES 10 – 12

10 CREDITS YEAR

This course provides students with a foundation of understanding, knowledge and skills to deal effectively with environmental problems. Students learn a variety of basic laboratory and field techniques, including specimen sampling and processing, site monitoring documentation, inspection and emergency response. When possible students have the opportunity to work with or consult experts in various environmental fields. The course incorporates both academic and applied studies. The structure and function of natural ecosystems, the history of the environmental movement and the impact of laws, economic and political systems on environmental concerns are taught. Students also gain a broad awareness of environmental science and technological career opportunities. Job shadowing and internships are encouraged. An emphasis is placed on students making a positive impact on the environment. (UC “D” elective/NCAA)