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Dublin High – Speciality Offerings

Dublin High offers a diverse set of speciality courses to meet the unique needs of Dublin students:

  • Avid
  • Avid Tutor
  • Peer Advocacy
  • Student Assistant
  • Student Leadership
  • Freshman Leadership
  • Health
  • Health And Society L
  • Medical Occupations
  • Nursing Careers
  • Child Growth And Development/Human Development
  • Consumer Health/Employment Education
  • ROP Economics Of Business Ownership
  • ROP Marketing
  • ROP Developmental Psychology Of Children I / II
  • ROP Cosmetology
  • Foods 1 / 2 / 3
  • Cultures & Cuisines
  • Foods For Singles
  • Baking & Pastry
  • Catering
  • Advanced Catering
  • Fabrics & Fashion
  • Interior Design
  • Home Economics 101
  • Keyboarding
  • ROP Auto Collision Repair And Refinishing I / II
  • ROP Automotive Machinist / Specialist
  • ROP Small Engines/Motorcycle Technology
  • ROP Criminal Justice
  • ROP Crime Scene Investigation/Criminal Justice

Detailed course descriptions of speciality offerings are included below:

AVID

Grade Level                                    9 – 12*

Length                                             2 Semesters (may repeat for credit)

Pre-requisite:                                   Teacher recommendation and interview essential, GPA verification required as well as a written contract signed by both student and parent/guardian.  All students in the program must be on track for four-year college eligibility, maintain excellent attendance and behavior.  Students must also be enrolled in foreign language starting in freshman year.  AVID students are required to complete 10 hours of community service each semester.  All 9th, 10th and 11th grade AVID students will be expected to take the PSAT in October.

Graduation:                                    Fulfills elective credit.

College Prep:                                 Seniors will be enrolled in “AVID Senior Seminar”, for which they will receive “g”                                               elective credit.  In order for seniors to count AVID as a college prep class, they                                                             must be in one or more Honors or AP course in both junior and senior year, in                                                                         addition to being in AVID for both of these years.  Students who do not do this will                                                                   earn credit for a class called AVID 12, but is not college                 preparatory credit.

AVID utilizes the program philosophy that effort creates ability.  AVID is an acronym for “Advancement Via Individual Determination”.  This class provides a path for academic excellence that will ultimately enable students to meet eligibility standards at four-year colleges.  In addition to developing study, research and term paper writing skills, students will also be introduced at the junior and senior year level to the concept, “Leadership as a Positive Catalyst for Change in Society”.  Students in the Junior Seminar will be expected to complete a study of leadership styles and a term paper/project.  Students in their freshman/sophomore years will be expected to complete a college research project each year.  In order to continued participation in the program, students must meet contractual obligations, which include but are not limited to maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.5 and staying on a college preparatory track.  Students who do not meet these requirements are dismissed from the program.

*Note: Potential 9th grade AVID students will be selected at the end of their 8th grade year pending final grades

AVID TUTOR

Grade Level                                    12*

Length                                             1 or 2 Semesters

Pre-requisite:                                   Approval of AVID Coordinator, strong college preparatory classes/advanced level, excellent communication skills.

Graduation:                                    Fulfill elective credit..

College Prep:                                  This course is not college preparatory.

Students will be responsible for facilitating tutorials in the AVID program, evaluating binders and planners and may be assigned to other classes when AVID does not require their presence in order to assist students.

CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Grade Level:                                   10-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

College Prep:                                   Fulfills CSU/UC “g” elective requirement

This course is a study of the developmental stages of children from conception through adolescence. The course will provide the student with knowledge of the principal theories of child growth and development and their applications. First semester topics include individual personality and learning styles, interpersonal relationships, functions of the family, life cycle and aging. Second semester topics focus on the rewards and responsibilities of parenting, pregnancy, childbirth, child development, education and learning activites for children and exploration of careers involving children. This course is part of the Home Economics Careers & Technology Career pathway for Child Development and Education.

CONSUMER HEALTH/EMPLOYMENT EDUCATION

Grade Level:                                   12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills CHEE requirement for Class of 2009 and 2010

CHEE is a semester course designed to meet the DHS graduation requirements for the essential living skills necessary for success in today’s society. Consumer Health topics include consumer rights and responsibilities, nutrition, fitness and food shopping, housing, parenting and child safety issues, state-mandated health topics include sexual responsibility, birth control and sexually transmitted diseases, and teen health issues. Employment Education focuses on goals, decision-making, career selection and research, job search skills, money management, budgets, consumer credit and checking accounts. Students develop a personal job portfolio that includes a resume and mock job interview. Students must pass with 60% or higher in order to complete this graduation requirement.

FOODS 1

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

This basic foods course covers kitchen principles, recipe skills, guidelines for good nutrition, and mealtime customs.  Students learn the principles of preparing quick breads, cookies, salads, soups, sandwiches, casseroles, dairy products, and eggs.  As students study food preparation, they explore careers in the food industry.  This is a hands-on class. There is a $25 lab fee each semester for consumable materials

FOODS 2

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

The basis of this course is to develop confidence in the kitchen.  Emphasis is on making healthy food choices and safeguarding the family’s health.  Areas of food preparation include meat, poultry, pasta, fruits and  vegetables, breads, cakes, and candies.  Careers opportunities are explored.  Food preparation and service is a very important part of this class. There is a $25 lab fee each semester for consumable materials

FOODS 3

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

Students in this course explore the cuisine of regions of the United States as they take a culinary tour of our country.   In addition, students learn about nutrition through the life cycle as they prepare cereal products, yeast breads, and pies.  Outdoor meals and barbecues are an integral part of this course.  Food trends and careers are also explored. There is a $25 lab fee each semester for consumable materials.

CULTURES & CUISINES

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

Students explore the culture and cuisine of Latin America, Europe, the Mediterranean Countries, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East as they prepare foods from each of these areas.  This popular course extends the students’ repertoire of food preparation and helps them develop a greater appreciation of international foods and cultural similarities and differences.  Geography and culture of each country studied is also integrated into this class.  Opportunities in the food science industry are also explored. There is a $25 lab fee each semester for materials.

FOODS FOR SINGLES

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

This is a class for students who need to learn to survive on their own.  Cooking with limited time and money is emphasized.  Students learn to be smart about nutrition, select equipment for their kitchens, and shopping strategies.  Cooking labs include baking, wise use of convenience foods, and inexpensive and quick meals.  Meal planning, creative ways with food and healthy food choices are an integral part of this course. There is a $25 lab fee each semester for consumable materials.

BAKING AND PASTRY

Grade Level: 9-12

Length: 1 year

Prerequisite: none

Graduation: Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

This course focuses on the fundamentals of basic baking. Baking fundamentals include the process of understanding ingredients, weights and measurements, formula conversion and costing of recipes. Students will also use equipment associated with baking and develop different types of breads, pastries, and pastry related showpieces.

CATERING

Grade Level:                                   10-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     a grade of C or better in a previous Foods class, teacher recommendation  required

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

In this advanced Foods class, students become participants in a catering company. Food preparation techniques learned in previous Foods courses are utilized along with exploring speed and quantity food preparation skills. All aspects of setting up and operating a catering company, including advertising, promotion, long-range planning, food sourcing and basic principles are covered. There is an emphasis on developing teamwork, leadership skills, creativity and professionalism. This course is designed for students who are interested in the culinary arts and hospitality industry (caterer, chef, sports nutrition, food writer, restaurant/hotel manager, baker, health inspector, food service director, food technologist, etc.) as well as for students who want to explore the realities of small business ownership. There is a $10 lab fee each semester for consumable materials.

ADVANCED CATERING

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     Teacher recommendation

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

This course will exist within the regular Catering class. In this advanced Foods class, students will participate in the management of the Gourmet Gaels Catering Company.  These students will have a supervisory role in the Food preparation techniques learned in Catering and previous Foods courses.    Food preparation techniques learned in previous Foods courses are utilized along with exploring speed and quantity food preparation skills. All aspects of setting up and operating a catering company, including advertising, promotion, long-range planning, food sourcing and basic principles are coverd. There is an emphasis on developing teamwork, leadership skills, creativity and professionalism. This course is designed for students who have previously been enrolled in the Gourmet Gaels Catering Class. There is a $10 lab fee each semester for consumable materials.

FABRICS & FASHION

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

Fabrics & Fashion is a clothing course that meets the needs of all students regardless of their previous sewing experience.  Emphasis is on clothing construction techniques, proper care of clothing and careers in the fashion industry as well as building skills and confidence in reading and following directions and consumer considerations. The history of fashion is explored in depth. Students are expected to purchase supplies for individual projects. There is a $10 lab fee each semester for consumable materials.

INTERIOR DESIGN

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 semester/year

Prerequisite:                                     none

Graduation:                                     Fulfills Applied Arts requirement

In this course students will learn design concepts involving interior design, home construction & household furnishings.  Students will study history of design and architectural styles. Students will understand how elements and principles of design are used to create aesthetically pleasing living environments.  Students will design rooms & homes through design boards and will prepare a personal portfolio of design work.  Careers in housing and interior design will also be investigated. There will be a $10 lab fee for this course.

HOME ECONOMICS 101

Grade Level:                                   10-12

Length:                                             1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     Teacher Approval

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective requirement

Students may choose to study any of the seven areas of Home Economics in greater depth on an independent study basis.  The teacher and student complete an independent study contract.

ROP COSMETOLOGY

School Site:                                       Dublin Beauty College

Grade Level:                                     Seniors only

Length:                                              1 ½ years/3.5 hours/day & 8 hours/Saturday

Graduation:                                      Fulfills elective req.

Learn the care and beautification of the hair, complexion, and hands.  Units include giving shampoos, rinses and scalp treatments, hair styling, setting, cutting, tinting, bleaching and permanent waving and manicuring.  Understand the anatomy of beauty culture with an emphasis on customer relations.  Instruction is designed to qualify pupils for the California State licensing examination for Cosmetology.*  Tri-Valley ROP offers this class through Dublin Beauty College, a private institution.  Equipment fees and uniform are required.  Saturday class attendance is required.  (Seniors only—space is limited.)

ROP DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CHILDREN I

Location:                              Amador, Foothill, Granada, Livermore

Grades:                                  11-12

Length:                                  1 year/2 hours a day

College Credit:                     Credit By Exam at LPC–CSU transferable elective.

Fulfills a-g:                            “g” requirement-CSU/UC Elective Credit

Prerequisite:                          Proof of a current TB Test provided by the student to work in the community.

Internship:                            Community Classroom (non-paid internship) and Co-op (paid internship)

Internship is a required component of the program and students must provide their own             transportation.  Students may earn up to five additional credits per high school semester.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to child development, education, care, and guidance.  Students will explore the major child development theorists and their contributions to child development.  Classroom instruction is combined with internships at local elementary schools, preschools, or daycares.  Students apply knowledge and skills learned to provide conscientious care to children and to facilitate learning activities at their community placements.  Upon completion of the program students may apply for entry level child care positions.  Cooperative vocational education opportunities are available.

ROP DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CHILDREN II

Location:                              Amador, Foothill, Granada, Livermore

Grades:                                  11-12

Length:                                  1 year/2 hours a day

College Credit:                     Credit By Exam at LPC–CSU transferable elective.

Fulfills a-g:                              “g” requirement-CSU/UC Elective Credit

Prerequisite:                          Proof of a current TB Test provided by the student to work in the community.

Internship:                            Community Classroom (non-paid internship) and Co-op (paid internship)

Internship is a required component of the program and students must provide their own               transportation.  Students may earn up to five additional credits per high school semester.

An advanced class in child development and education.  Students increase their knowledge, experience, and job skills for careers with children.  Advanced projects further develop skills in observation of children and programs; communicating with children, staff, and parents; planning age-appropriate curriculum; and understanding the history, philosophies, and legal aspects of child care.

ROP ECONOMICS OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP

School Site:                                       Dublin

Grade Level:                                     10-12

Length:                                              1 Year (variable credit per employment)

Prerequisite:                                      Must be 16 years old; additional hours of field work is required. 1 year of Marketing recommended.

Graduation:                                      Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                    Fulfills CSU/UC elective req.

Credit by Exam—Las Positas College

Learn the process of starting and managing a business.  Units of study include the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship, forms of business ownership, business marketing and promotion planning, market research, business operation and finances, risk management and more.  Complete a business plan for a business idea of your choice. Additional focus placed on skill development such as written and oral presentations, interpersonal skills, leadership and management.

ROP MARKETING

School Site:                                       Dublin

Grade Level:                                     10-12

Length:                                              1 Year (variable credit per employment)

Prerequisite:                                      Must be 16 years old; additional hours of field work is required.

Graduation:                                      Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                    Credit by Exam—Las Positas College

Learn about the field of marketing and the different career possibilities in the industry.  Units of study include marketing fundamentals and concepts, product development, selling, promotion, advertising, economics of business, profit and loss and basic business philosophies.  Complete a career portfolio to prepare for entry into the job market with a competitive edge.  Receive training in proper completion of resumes, applications, cover letters and references in addition to interviewing techniques and skills.  Additional focus is placed on developing skills such as oral presentations, leadership, social and professional skills.  Demonstrate your knowledge with participation in DECA competitive events throughout the year.

KEYBOARDING

Grade Level:                                     9-12

Length:                                              1 semester

Prerequisite:                                      none

Graduation:                                      Fulfills Applied Arts requirement.

This course is intended to provide students with basic keyboarding skills and to develop proper techniques. Students are expected to learn the keyboard by touch and how to key documents such as reports, tables, term papers, memos, and business letters. Language skill, composing, proofreading, and typing speed are emphasized.

ROP AUTO COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING I

School Site:                                     Livermore

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1year/2hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

Examine the field of auto collision repair and refinishing.  Learn to straighten and repair auto frames, rebuild and repaint auto bodies, straighten metal, weld (oxyacetylene, plasma gun and mig), replace panels, apply paint to new parts, and detail cars.  Identify auto body damage and the relationship to cost estimation.

ROP AUTO COLLISION REPAIR AND REFINISHING II

School Site:                                     Livermore

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1year/2hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Auto Collision Repair I

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

Study advanced topics and projects in auto collision repair, refinishing and color matching for industry.  Acquire proficiencies in computerized estimating, shop management, team leadership, and business principles.

ROP AUTOMOTIVE MACHINIST

School Site:                                     Dublin

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/2 hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Small Engine/Motorcycle Tech. recommended

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam—Las Positas College

Learn the industrial processes used in the construction of today’s modern automobiles.  Understand the operation, care and repair of the automobile.  Units include components of the car, automobile design, power train, wheels and tires, brakes, and general car care and maintenance.  Machine work is taught on a V-8 engine through a complete rebuild, including boring and valve grinding, and includes a test-run in class.  All parts and materials for rebuilding the engine are provided.  Academic and occupational competencies are related through applied mathematics, written communication, and principles of technology.

ROP AUTOMOTIVE SPECIALIST (formerly Service and Maintenance)

School Site:                                     Livermore

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/2 hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Small Engine/Motorcycle Tech. recommended

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam—Las Positas College

An advanced course in automotive specialty.  Learn shop practices used in dealerships and the theory behind the practices.  Units include tire repair and changing, high-speed tire balancing, engine inspection, engine diagnosis and light repair, engine tune-up, charging and electrical systems.  Demonstrate knowledge of brake and wheel bearing inspection measuring and repairing, headlight alignment, front and four-wheel alignment procedures and practices, electrical systems, and automotive computer component testing.  Students may work on their own or family automobile with approval of instructor.

ROP SMALL ENGINES/MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY

School Site:                                     Dublin

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/2 hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

Learn all facets of motorcycle repair found in typical motorcycle dealership service departments.  Understand how to dismantle and rebuild 2-cycle and 4-cycle engines, service electrical problems, and service and tune up all types of motorcycles.  Units include factory recommended maintenance procedures, diagnosing and rebuilding engines, boring cylinders, honing, valve grinding, seat cutting and grinding, and diagnosing and repairing transmissions and clutches.  Become competent in troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining a variety of small engines.  Two-stroke and four-stroke running engines are provided for the small engine lessons and motorcycle engines and two complete motorcycles are supplied for the motorcycle lessons.  Engines are test-run in the shop.

ROP CRIMINAL JUSTICE

School Site:                                     Dublin

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/ 1 hour per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam—Las Positas College

Learn about career opportunities in law enforcement.  Understand the background, duties, necessary skills, and the day-to-day responsibilities of a peace officer.  Information will be provided concerning other career opportunities in law enforcement, such as Cadet Programs, Law Enforcement Technicians, Community Service Officers, and Dispatchers.  PLEASE NOTE: There will be no physical or weapon training activities in this class.

ROP CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION/CRIMINAL JUSTICE

School Site:                                     Amador Valley

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/1 hour per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old, Criminal Justice recommended

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam—Las Positas College/CSU Transferable

This course of instruction will provide students with a strong overview of Law Enforcement as a career.  The student will obtain a general understanding of the Criminal Justice System and the many career opportunities available, including but not limited to Police Officer, Lawyers, and Correctional Personnel.  They will gain an understanding of the importance of evidence for Crime Scene Investigation and how evidence is used in the Criminal Justice System.  Both objectives will be tied together using mock crime scenes for evidence gathering and analysis, mock trials, and other practical exercises.  An emphasis is placed on presenting information in a clear, concise manner, both verbally and in writing.  By becoming proficient in the skills taught in this course, students will have the ability to both decide if Law Enforcement is the career for them and help them obtain employment.

PEER ADVOCACY

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     Staff Recommendation

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective requirement

The course is designed to teach students to be peer helpers who assist others in understanding important issues associated with the adolescent years. The course develops an understanding of the development of the emerging young adult and the issues and problems commonly associated with those years.

STUDENT ASSISTANT

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year or 1 semester

Prerequisite:                                     Teacher recommendation, minimum 2.5 GPA prior semester, excellent attendance and behavior

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective requirement

Limited to one Student Assistant class per semester. A student may not take more than 20 units, combined, in Work Experience and Student Assistant.  Students who have special skills in typing, filing, tutoring, or specific subjects may apply for positions with teachers, secretaries and other school personnel provided they first have their counselor’s approval.  All Student Assistant positions must be confirmed in writing on a specific form secured from the counselor.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     Teacher recommendation and Interview

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective requirement

The Student Leadership class is designed as an activity class in which students plan and execute all co-curricular activities, with the exception of athletics, for the Dublin High School student body.  Students meet as the executive council to discuss, vote on, and implement special projects throughout the school year, as well as perform the specific duties of their elected or appointed office. This class meets before school, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m., five days per week. In addition, students are expected to perform a substantial amount of school and community service outside the regular school day

FRESHMAN LEADERSHIP

Grade Level:                                   9-12

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     Minimum 2.0 GPA prior semester

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective requirement

The Freshman Leadership class is designed to teach freshman effective leadership skills that will help them be successful thoughout high school and beyond. Members of this class will be involved in all facets of campus life, and will be expected to help involve their peers in positive activities on campus. In addition to teaching students to be effective leaders and leading the freshman class, this activity-based course allows students to plan and conduct extra-curricular activities for the entire DHS student body. Students discuss, vote on, and implement special projects throughout the school year. Students are also expected to perform a substanial amount of school and community service outside of the regular school day.

HEALTH

Grade Level:                           10

Length:                                     One semester

Prerequisite:                             None

Graduation:                             Fulfills health requirement for graduation

This course is designed to assist students with obtaining accurate information, develop lifelong positive health-related attitudes and behaviors, and make wise decisions related to their personal health. Study will include personal and community health; mental, emotional, and social health; nutrition and physical activity; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; growth, development, and sexual health; and injury prevention and safety. Central themes are the acceptance of personal responsibility for lifelong health, respect for and promotion of the health of others, an understanding of the process of growth and development, and informed use of health-related information, products, and services.

HEALTH AND SOCIETY l

School Site:                                     Amador, Foothill

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/1 hour per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam—Chabot College

Critically examine physiological, psychological, ethical, social, and public health issues and develop a process to attain optimal well-being throughout their lives.  Study the impact that individual health choices have upon the whole society.  Units include diseases and disorders, infection control, substance use and abuse, mental health, sexuality education, HIV and AIDS, nutrition and physical fitness, and injury prevention with certification in first aid and CPR.  Career preparation activities include career exploration, portfolio development, job-shadowing, peer education, service-based learning and community service.  Develop a personal career and educational plan that relates to their career choice, requirements within the industry, and the rapidly changing opportunities in health-related careers.  As part of the Health & Bioscience Academy, this course will be integrated with Junior English, U.S. History, and a science course (Chemistry or Anatomy).

MEDICAL OCCUPATIONS

School Site:                                     Granada

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/2 hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old, TB Clearance, CPR Training

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam— Chabot College

Medical Occupations provides introduction and exploration into the medical field.  Students are instructed with a focus on career areas such as medical assisting, emergency medicine, sports medicine, veterinary medicine, dental assisting/hygienist, geriatric assistant, pharmacy technician, physical therapy, surgical technician and nursing.  After completion of the course, students are eligible to take the California certification exam for Medical Assistants and become a California Certified Medical Assistant—Administrative (CCMA-A). Students are placed in clinical internships at local medical facilities with teacher approval.  Work site facility health requirements include CPR, complete immunization records and TB clearance.  Clinical internships require that students provide their own transportation.  Community Classroom (unpaid) Clinical Internship is a required component of the program and students must provide their own transportation. (Additional Units may be earned)

NURSING CAREERS

School Site:                                     Foothill

Grade Level:                                   11-12

Length:                                             1 year/2 hours per day

Prerequisite:                                     Must be 16 years old

Graduation:                                     Fulfills elective req.

College Prep:                                   Credit by Exam— Las Positas and Chabot College/CSU Transferable

Prepare for a career in the field of Nursing where overall job opportunities are expected to be excellent.  Units include medical terminology, anatomy and basic patient care.  Learn about the various nursing specialties while studying the care of patients and the role nurses provide in a variety of healthcare settings.  Activities include placements in clinical internships at local hospitals, clinics and physician offices with teacher approval.

Note:  Spring orientation is required.

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