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WHS CTE Course Offerings

WEATHERFORD HIGH SCHOOL
CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION ELECTIVES
2021-2022

Career Clusters
The WHS Career & Technical Department (CTE) offers courses in the 16 nationally recognized Career Clusters. Students have the opportunity to explore each of these clusters while they are in high school or they can decide to focus on a specific career area.
 
Career Pathways
WHS career pathways help students develop job, personal and leadership skills, and an awareness of opportunities in a career.   By focusing on a career pathway a student can prepare for gainful employment following high school or become better prepared to pursue a post-secondary education. 
 
 
 AGRICULTURE, FOOD & NATURAL RESOURCES   
1600    Principles of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (NGC only)
1602    Livestock Production 
12065  Small Animal Management
1603    Equine Science***
1604    Veterinary Medical Applications
1605    Advanced Animal Science
1608    Floral Design (eligible for fine arts credit)
12099  Advanced Floral Design
1609    Agricultural Mechanics & Metal Technologies
12103  Agricultural Structures Design and Fabrication
12104  Agricultural Equipment Design and Fabrication
12066  Practicum in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
***Students enrolled in these courses have the opportunity to earn Technical Dual Credit through Weatherford College. 
 
ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION
12088  Principles of Architecture (NGC Only)
1613    Interior Design I
12080  Interior Design II
1616    Architectural Design I 
1617    Architectural Design II
12089  Electrical Technology I
12090  Electrical Technology II
12097 Plumbing Technology I
12098 Plumbing Technology II
12067  Construction Technology I 
12087  Construction Technology II 
12091 Practicum in Construction 
12106 Practicum in Architecture
12107 Practicum in Interior Design
 
ARTS, AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATION   
1619     Principles of Arts, A/V Technology and Communications (NGC Only)
1591     Graphic Design & Illustration I
1592     Graphic Design & Illustration II 
12069   Fashion Design I
12079   Fashion Design II
1621     Computer Animation I                                                    
12045   Computer Animation II
1623     Audio/Video Production I
12046   Audio/Video Production II
1637     Commercial Photography I 
12047   Commercial Photography II
1523     Practicum in Arts, A/V and Communications 
12092   Practicum in Commercial Photography
12072   Practicum in Graphic Design
12070   Practicum in Animation
 
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION
1625     Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance (NGC Only)
1626     Business Information Management I  
1627     Business Information Management II
12073   Practicum in Business Management & Administration
                                 
EDUCATION & TRAINING
1653     Principles of Human Services (NGC Only)
1590     Child Development
1635     Teacher Intern I
1636     Teacher Intern II
 
FINANCE
1625     Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance (NGC Only)
1645     Accounting I
1646     Accounting II (eligible for math credit)
12049   Financial Math
12073   Practicum in Business Management & Administration 
 
HEALTH SCIENCE
1650    Principles of Health Science (NGC and Main)
12051  Medical Terminology
12083  Pathophysiology (eligible for science credit)
12052  Health Science Theory
1652    Practicum in Health Science (Pharmacy Technician or Patient Care Technician)
0386    Anatomy and Physiology
 
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
1594     Principles of Hospitality & Tourism (NGC only)
1656     Food Science  (eligible for science credit)                          
12054   Introduction to Culinary Arts
1657     Culinary Arts
1658     Practicum in Culinary Arts
 
HUMAN SERVICES
1653     Principles of Human Services (NGC only)
1696     Introduction to Cosmetology (NGC only)
1590     Child Development
12006   Family and Community Services
12084   Counseling and Mental Health
1661     Cosmetology I***
1662     Cosmetology II***
12096  Practicum in Human Services
 
***Students enrolled in these courses have the opportunity to earn Technical Dual Credit through Weatherford College. 
 
PROGRAMMING & SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
1686     Introduction to Engineering (PLTW) (NGC only)
0291     Honors Computer Science I
0292     AP Computer Science II
12062   Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
 
LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS & SECURITY
1670     Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security (NGC Only)
1672     Law Enforcement I 
1572     Law Enforcement II
1673     Correctional Services
12085   Firefighter I
1573     Forensic Science 
12074   Practicum in Law Enforcement
 
MANUFACTURING
12068   Intro to Welding***
1620     Welding I***
12003   Welding II***
12094   Practicum in Manufacturing
 
***Students enrolled in these courses have the opportunity to earn Technical Dual Credit through Weatherford College. 

MARKETING
1625     Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance (NGC Only)
1679X   Sports and Entertainment Marketing
1680X   Social Media Marketing
1587     Entrepreneurship 
12073   Practicum in Business Management & Administration 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS
1686    Introduction to Engineering (PLTW) (NGC only)
1687    Engineering Science (PLTW)
1688    Engineering Design  II
1581    Robotics II
12062  Practicum in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
 
TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS
1697   Small Engine Technology (NGC only)
1690   Automotive Technology I***
1691   Automotive Technology II***
12095 Practicum in Transportation
 
***Students enrolled in these courses have the opportunity to earn Technical Dual Credit through Weatherford College.