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Grade Course Listings Section 3b
Skilled and Technical Sciences Page 1
Health Professions Page 10
Skilled and Technical Sciences*
(SkillsUSA, DECA or BPA activities will be integrated into all Skilled and Technical Science
programs.)
Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology I*
TI 0101
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: None
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Contents: Students will learn basic skills for entry-level employment in the collision repair industry. Areas
of emphasis will include: Industry safety standards, tools and heavy equipment used in the
shop, environmental concerns related to the handling of hazardous materials, basic panel
repair, welding, computerized estimating of collision damage, computerized paint mixing and
matching, airbrushing and auto painting. SkillsUSA and ICAR curricula will be used to support
classroom instruction and reinforce industry standards. Coveralls, safety glasses and
respirators are required.
Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology II*
TI 0102
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology I
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students will focus on advanced skill development with hands-on application. Emphasis will be
on employability skills, industry safety standards, use of tools and heavy equipment,
identification of automotive bodies, trim accessories, body repair, management/inventory
control, hardware removal and repair, and basic painting and refinishing, and buffing and
detailing. Continued emphasis will be placed on the handling of hazardous materials in the
collision repair industry. Students have the opportunity to work on their own vehicles.
SkillsUSA and ICAR curricula will be used to support classroom instruction and reinforce
industry standards. Coveralls, safety glasses and respirators are required.
Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology III*
TI 0103
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology I and II
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students will focus on advanced skill development in the Collision Repair industry. Areas of
emphasis will be panel replacement, painting, refinishing, thermoplastic, fiberglass repair and
estimating. Students have the opportunity to work on their own vehicles. SkillsUSA and ICAR
curricula will be used to support classroom instruction and reinforce industry standards.
Coveralls, safety glasses and respirators are required.
Occupational & Career Experience - Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology (Internship)*
TI 9801
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology I and II; Concurrent
enrollment in Auto Body (Collision Repair) Technology III, and instructor approval.
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
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The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Students must provide
own transportation.
Automotive Technology I *
TI 0201
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: None
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students receive a basic introduction to technical automotive skills and knowledge necessary
for applying technical skills. Introduction to automotive and diesel servicing, repair, diagnosis
and maintenance of all types of automobiles equipment are included. Introduction to: Diagnosis
of automotive, truck and equipment computers and sensor malfunctions, repair and diagnosis
of fuel systems, electrical systems, cooling systems, brake systems, suspension systems,
hydraulic and drive-trains. Technical theory in the classroom and laboratory work emphasizes
a hands-on orientation with extensive training on mock-ups, functional vehicles and equipment.
Applied communication and employability skills, leadership, human relations and safe, efficient
work practices are covered. Coveralls and safety glasses are required.
Automotive Technology II*
TI 0202
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive I
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students receive advanced skill training in shop safety, auto servicing, electrical, fuel, emission
controls, tune-up, brakes, alignment, air conditioning, transmission service and evaluating
automotive engine systems. Students are instructed in advanced automotive technology
applications. Applied communication and employability skills, leadership, human relations and
safe, efficient work practices are covered. Coveralls and safety glasses are required.
Automotive Technology III*
TI 0203
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive I & II
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students receive training for entry level positions, including the following: Automotive
technology, diagnostics and repair, tune-up, engine performance, electrical testing, fuel
delivery, emission controls, air conditioning, transmission service, alignment and brake
systems. Emphasis is on providing problem solving skills and diagnostic and repair skills to
industry standards. Coveralls and safety glasses are required.
Occupational & Career Experience Automotive Technology*
TI 9802
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Automotive I & II; Concurrent enrollment in Automotive Technology III,
and instructor approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Broadcast/Video Technologies I TI 1701
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Semester Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1
Location: Capital High School
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Content: Students are introduced to the concepts of cameras/tripods, microphones, safety, lights, sound,
storyboard, process and editing which encompasses the concepts of preproduction, production
and post-production. Television production occupations are covered. Emphasis is placed on
individual, pair and small group activities. Creative learning and self-discovery is encouraged in
all areas. On-line research is employed to keep the students current with the changing
technologies of video and broadcasting. Student must provide own transportation.
Broadcast/Video Technologies II
TI 1702
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Broadcast/Video Technologies I
Credit: 2
Location: Capital High School
Content: Students cover the technical aspects of the broadcast field (audio and video equipment usage).
Student must provide own transportation.
Broadcast/Video Technologies III
TI 1703
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Broadcast/Video Technologies I & II
Credit: 2
Location: Capital High School
Content: Students are provided with opportunities to produce, direct, host and write programs to be aired
on commercial and public media. Student must provide own transportation.
Commercial Photography I (Formerly Photography 1 and 2)
TI 1601
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 2
Location: Timberline and Borah High School
Content: A course designed to introduce students to basic commercial photography.
Commercial Photography II (Formerly Photography 3 and 4)
TI 1602
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Commercial Photography I
Credit: 2
Location: Timberline and Borah High School
Content: A course designed to provide students with commercial photography applications.
Commercial Photography III (Formerly Photography 5 and 6)
TI 1603
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Commercial Photography I & II
Credit: 2
Location: Timberline and Borah High School
Content: A course designed to provide students with team work, creative thinking, problem solving,
diagnostics and creative designing to industry standards.
Beginning Journalism I
TI 0710
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Semester Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1
Location: Borah High School
Content: An entry level course which provides instruction in the basic skills and techniques needed in the
field of journalism (communication, online and print publications, use of social media). The use
of electronic desktop publishing as a means of producing for the journalistic media is explored.
The content should include, but not be limited to the following: Recognition of and writing news;
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development of editorials, sport articles and feature stories; workshop experience in
photography, lay-outs, advertising, printing and other practical aspects of journalistic enterprise.
News Production II
TI 0711
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Semester Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Journalism I
Credit: 2
Location: Borah High School
Content: A course which provides students with actual hands-on experiences associated with publishing
print and online newspaper. Writing, editing, photographic layout, desktop publishing, legal and
ethical issue, and business management skills are emphasized. Students actually perform all
the skills necessary to produce a monthly school newspaper. Assignments for video notebooks
and or technical writing for the development of technical manuals may be typical assignments.
News Production III
TI 0712
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Journalism I and News Production II
Credit: 2
Location: Borah High School
Content: A course which provides students with actual hands-on experiences associated with producing
media products for a school community, such as print publication, an online news site and a
social media news presence. Creating, editing, photographic layout, desktop publishing and
business management skills are emphasized. Students actually perform all the skills necessary
to produce various school photos and/or special projects.
Newspaper IV
TI 0716
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Journalism I and News Production II & III and Instructor approval.
Credit: 2
Location: Borah High School
Content: Course designed for school newspaper student editors. Leadership skills necessary to meet
newspaper deadlines, managing staff, etc., are emphasized.
Heavy Equipment/Diesel I*
TI 0601
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Heavy equipment/diesel is a program designed to prepare students with skills for the field
maintenance of heavy equipment and in general maintenance and overhaul of such equipment.
Heavy equipment/diesel includes instruction in inspection, maintenance and repair of tracks,
wheels, brakes, operating controls, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, electrical circuitry,
engines and in techniques of welding and brazing. The course includes training in applied
communications and employability skills to include leadership, human relations and safe
efficient work practices. A course designed to introduce students to basic heavy
equipment/diesel applications. Coveralls and safety glasses are required.
Heavy Equipment/Diesel II*
TI 0602
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Heavy Equipment/Diesel I
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: A course designed to provide students with heavy equipment/diesel applications. Coveralls
and safety glasses are required.
Heavy Equipment/Diesel III*
TI 0603
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(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Heavy Equipment/Diesel I & II
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: A course designed to provide students with team work, critical thinking, problem solving,
diagnostics and repairing to industry standards. Coveralls and safety glasses are required.
Occupational & Career Experience Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology*
TI 9806
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Heavy equipment/Diesel I & II; Concurrent enrollment in Heavy
Equipment/Diesel III, and instructor approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Basic Electronics Technology*
TI 0501
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or concurrent enrollment is strongly recommended
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This course focuses on industrial safety, direct current (DC), basic soldering, basic bread
boarding, basic micro-controller programming and technical writing and presentation skills.
Theory lessons are delivered as Computer Aided Instruction (CAI). Students will use a
soldering kit to gain expertise in soldering techniques, a bread boarding kit to gain expertise in
circuit assembly and analysis and a basis microcontroller kit to gain expertise in programming.
Field trips to electronic manufacturing firms may be taken. Mathematics is emphasized. Safety
glasses are required.
Intermediate Electronics Technology*
TI 0502
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic Electronics Technology
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This course builds on the experiences and skills gained in Basic Electronics Technology,
focusing on basic alternating current (AC) theory and applications. Theory lessons are
delivered as Computer Aided Instruction (CAI). Laboratory experiments augment the theory.
Soldering, bread boarding, and micro-controllers skills are reinforced and expanded and
robotics is introduced through electronic projects. Technical writing and presentation skills are
refined. Field trips to electronic manufacturing firms may be taken. Mathematics skills include
trigonometry. Safety glasses are required.
Advanced Electronics Technology*
TI 0503
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic electronics Technology and Intermediate Electronics
Technology
Credit 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This course focuses on solid state devices and digital theory and applications. Theory lessons
are delivered as Computer Aided Instruction (CAI). Laboratory experiments augment the
theory. Soldering, bread boarding, micro-controller and robotic skills are reinforced and
expanded as manufacturing techniques for electronic components are further explored.
Technical writing and presentation skills continue to be emphasized. Field trips to electronic
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manufacturing firms may be taken. Mathematic skills include Boolean algebra and different
base number systems. Safety glasses are required.
Occupational & Career Experience - Electronics (Internship)*
TI 9805
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basic electronics Technology and Intermediate Electronics
Technology; Concurrent enrollment in Advanced Electronics Technology, and instructor
approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Graphic Design I
TI 0701
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course One Hour (Capital HS); Two Hour Block (DTEC)
Prerequisite: None
Credit 2 at Capital/4 at DTEC
Offered at: Capital High School; Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center (DTEC), 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Information Technology wing. Busing provided.
Content: This course is designed for students interested in the graphic design/computer graphics
industry. Coursework emphasizes hands-on skills along with theory related to GD/CG industry.
Using industry approved and recommended state-of-the-art equipment and curriculum, the
instructional programs prepare students to design and execute layouts and illustrations for
advertising displays, company identities and logos, packaging design, posters, brochures, and
manuals. This includes instruction in the design process, where students are taught to find
creative solutions to visual communication problems using industry software. Composition,
layout, digital imaging, graphics, pre-press file preparation, and other graphic arts skills will be
stressed. In addition, specific class sections at Capital HS will focus on the following: Digital
imaging (photography), production of the school yearbook, school newspaper or school news
web site
Graphic Design II
TI 0702
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course One Hour (Capital HS); Two Hour Block (DTEC)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Graphic Design I
Credit 2 at Capital/4 at DTEC
Offered at: Capital High School; Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center (DTEC), 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Information Technology wing. Busing provided.
Content: This course will expand on the skills learned in graphic design, and will provide a more in depth
study of other graphic design avenues. Students will work toward a higher proficiency level in
graphic design software. Students will work in a project-based setting where each student is a
member of a design team and will have the opportunity to experience many of the
responsibilities that industry designers do; including job bidding, estimating, teamwork, and
quality control. Course content requires students to apply skills learned related to the graphic
communications industry standards to specific design projects. In addition, specific class
sections at Capital HS will focus on the following: Digital imaging (photography), production of
the school yearbook, school newspaper or school news web site.
Graphic Design III
TI 0703
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Two Hour(s) (Capital HS); Two Hour Block (DTEC)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Graphic Design I & II
Credit 2 - 4 at Capital/4 at DTEC
Offered at: Capital High School; Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center (DTEC), 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Information Technology wing. Busing provided.
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Content: Students will gain work experience in the community as they work with non-profit organizations
on various graphic design projects. Students will work under the supervision of the instructor as
well as the cooperating organization. Students will also enhance portfolios and work on
résumés as part of the curriculum. Job shadows and internships opportunities will occur when
available. Presentation of the finished portfolio to an industry committee is required. In
addition, specific class sections at Capital HS will focus on the following: Digital imaging
(photography), production of the school yearbook, school newspaper or school news web site.
Occupational & Career Experience Graphic Design
TI 9807
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Graphic Design I & II; Concurrent enrollment in Graphic Design III,
and instructor approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Capital High School; Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center (DTEC), 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Information Technology wing.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Precision Machining I*
TI 1001
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This is a project-orientated lecture/lab program covering fundamental machine shop practices.
The student will develop skills involving measurement techniques, blueprint reading abilities,
industrial math applications, computer generation of 3D models, machine tool practices and
industrial safety. The student will use all the basic hand and measuring tools, engine lathes,
milling machines, drill presses and horizontal and vertical band saws. This course can be taken
for general interest or as the first step towards a career in the machine trades, engineering,
industrial sales, or any other segment within the manufacturing environment. Apron and safety
glasses required.
Precision Machining II*
TI 1002
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Precision Machining I
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This is an occupation-oriented program requiring the acquisition of knowledge and skills
necessary to succeed within the manufacturing environment. Theory subjects include shop
math applications, basic metallurgy, cutting tools, screw threads, machine tool practices,
inspection procedures, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, manual CNC programming
and the use of industrial references. Advanced 3D assembly models are generated using
SolidWorks. Shop activities include machine maintenance, tool calibration, applied inspection
activities and manual machining project tolerance capability of plus or minus .002” on selected
operations. Students will also demonstrate the ability to perform a basic set-up of a CNC
machining center and machine a finished part. Apron and safety glasses required.
Precision Machining III*
TI 1003
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Precision Machining I & II
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: The primary emphasis during this course will be CNC Technology. Manual CNC programming
subjects will include cutter compensation techniques, use of programmable offsets, pallet
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applications and 4th axis accessories. A heavy emphasis will be placed on problem solving and
troubleshooting. CNC program generation with CAM technology is introduced using MasterCam
systems. Students will construct geometry and also import solids for post-processing. Other
theory applications include an introduction to carbide tooling, abrasives theory, statistical
process controls, surface grinding and an overview of standard manufacturing processes.
Apron and safety glasses required.
Occupational & Career Experience/Precision Machining (Internship)*
TI 9810
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Precision Machining I & II; Concurrent enrollment in Precision
Machining III, and instructor approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Residential Carpentry/Building Construction I*
TI 1101
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Residential carpentry/building construction is a program designed to prepare students with
skills to layout, fabricate, erect, install and repair structures and fixtures, using hand and power
tools. The program includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials,
estimating and blueprint reading. The course includes training in applied communications and
employability skills including leadership, human relations and safe efficient work practices. A
course designed to introduce students to basic residential carpentry and building construction.
Safety glasses and coveralls are required.
Residential Carpentry/Building Construction II*
TI 1102
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Residential Carpentry/Building Construction I
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This course is designed to provide students with residential carpentry and building construction
applications. Students will be taught the following skills: House layout, roof framing, wall
framing, floor framing and installation of roofing, doors, windows, drywall and estimating. Safety
glasses and coveralls are required.
Residential Carpentry/Building Construction III*
TI 1103
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Residential Carpentry/Building Construction I & II
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: A course designed to provide student with team work, critical thinking, problem solving,
diagnostics and repairing/building to industry standards. Emphasis of work site skills is
expected at this level with the majority of the students participating in building projects related
to the construction industry. Students will receive advanced training in planning, blueprint
reading, lumber estimating and different types of floor, wall and roof framing. Safety glasses
and coveralls are required.
Occupational & Career Experience - Residential Carpentry/Building Construction (Internship)*
TI 9811
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
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Prerequisite: Successful completion of Residential Carpentry/Building Construction I & II; Concurrent
enrollment in Residential Carpentry/Building Construction III, and instructor approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Welding I*
TI 1401
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students will receive basic introduction to welding and fabrication and the knowledge necessary
for developing skills in the welding industry. Included will be Oxy-acetylene (OC) welding and
cutting, soldering, brazing, shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding
(GMAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), plasma arc cutting
(PAC), measuring, blueprint reading, welding theory and related shop equipment (saws,
grinders, drill presses, hydraulic shear and press). Students will be able to fabricate basic shop
projects. Coveralls, welding gloves, welding helmet, welding hat and safety glasses are
required. Leather work boots are strongly recommended.
Welding II*
TI 1402
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Welding I
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students will focus on advanced development of the skills developed in Welding I. Vertical and
overhead welding will be introduced with emphasis on welder Qualification on plate of limited
thickness. Stainless steel and aluminum welding with gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and gas
tungsten arc welding (GTAW) will be developed. Students will be able to fabricate advanced
shop welding projects. Emphasis will be on advanced welding and fabrication technology
applications. Coveralls, welding gloves, welding helmet, welding hat and safety glasses
are required. Leather work boots are strongly recommended.
Welding III*
TI 1403
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Welding I & II
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: Students will develop advanced knowledge and skills in gas metal flux core wire feed welding,
gas tungsten arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, measuring and blueprint reading for entry
level position. Emphasis will be on problem solving, welding and fabrication meeting industry
standards. Coveralls, welding gloves, welding helmet, welding hat and safety glasses are
required. Leather work boots are strongly recommended.
Occupational & Career Experience - Welding (Internship)*
TI 9814
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Welding I & II; Concurrent enrollment in Welding III, and instructor
approval.
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This class is a community based work experience activity organized and planned to develop
advanced skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. This course may encompass a
broad range of paid/unpaid work experiences related to the career objectives of the student.
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The experiences will be supervised and monitored by an instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Work-based Learning Experience (Individual Occupational Training)
OT 0110
Open to: 12 One or Two Semester Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: Senior meeting graduation requirements, 2.5 GPA, Employed
Credit: 1 - 2 (per semester)
Content: Students will explore employment skills, stress management, anger management, human
relations and dressing for success as well as business ethics, goals and values necessary for a
career pathway. Individual personal career development will be emphasized. Students will
attend a mandatory Individual Occupational Training (IOT) seminar once a week and report
hours worked and absences to the IOT instructor. Student must provide own transportation.
Exploration of the Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical Trades
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Credit: 4
Offered at: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Busing provided.
Content: This class is designed to introduce students to residential, commercial, and industrial work in
plumbing,
HVAC and the electrical trades. Students will receive instruction in safety, theory, mathematics,
code, blueprint reading, first aid, and tools of the trade in each of the 3 areas. This is an
introductory class to help direct students into the specific pathway trade of their choosing -
plumbing, HVAC, or electrical.
Health Professions*
HOSA activities will be integrated into all Health Professions offerings.
Fundamental of Health Professions*
HP 0130
(The 1 year course fulfills Health Graduation Requirement)
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Year Course; One Hour
Prerequisite: None
Credit: 2
Content: This course is specifically designed for students interested in exploring the healthcare fields
such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, EMT and many other healthcare professions.
The student will have an introduction to anatomy and physiology. Body systems are covered
throughout the year in conjunction with related medical terminology, pathophysiology and
current medical treatment. The student will participate in a variety of learning opportunities
including dissection labs and CPR. Content includes all human development, nutrition, mental
health, drug and alcohol abuse, reproductive health and other health related topics. Expert
guest speakers from local medical facilities provide the student with relevant information to help
them make informed decisions concerning their academic and professional goals. Possible
field trips may include a day long visit to St. Alphonsus and St. Luke’s as well as the 2
nd
year
Health Professions Center.
Nursing Assistant*
HP 0230
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions
Credit: 4
Content: Students work closely with an all RN staff to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA).
Students receive at least 32 hours of state required clinical experience. This, along with
classroom and laboratory instruction prepares students for the state certification skills and
written exams. Experience is further enriched by health professions speakers and field trips.
Students gain knowledge in specialty healthcare careers, along with job seeking skills. Students
will be required to become Healthcare Provider CPR certified in the program prior to going out
into clinical sites. Immunizations, uniform pants, background check, watch with second
hand and black shoes are required. Student must provide own transportation.
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Emergency Medical Responder
HP 0236
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions; Medical Terminology is
recommended
Credit: 4
Location: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Information Technology wing.
Busing provided.
Content: This class uses simple knowledge of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system.,
safety/well-being of the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), medical/legal issues at the
scene of an emergency while awaiting a higher level of care. Students will be required to
become Healthcare Provider CPR certified in the program prior to going out into clinical sites.
Immunizations, background check, black pants and black shoes are required.
Purchasing book and workbook is highly recommended.
Emergency Medical Technician* HP 0237
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions; Medical Terminology is
recommended; Must have a current Healthcare CPR card. Must be 17 years of age by end of
the school year.
Credit: 4
Location: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd. Information Technology wing.
Busing provided.
Content: This class is designed to address: Structural Firefighter, Paramedic, Flight Paramedic, Wild
land Medic, Wilderness Medic and many other fields of emergency medicine. After completion
of this class with a minimum grade average of B, you can take the written and practical test to
become a national licensed EMT-Basic. Immunizations, background check, black pants and
black shoes are required. Purchasing book and workbook is highly recommended.
Fundamentals of Dental Assisting*
HP 0330
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions. Must have a current Healthcare
CPR card.
Credit: 4
Content: This course will educate senior students in the theory and clinical practice of dental assisting.
Although this program is not intended as a substitute for a comprehensive dental assisting
college program, it will provide students with the training and experience needed for
employment in entry-level dental assisting or dental office administration positions. In addition,
this course will provide foundational knowledge and experience to facilitate the pursuit of other
dental field specialties, including dental hygiene, dentistry, dental laboratory, dental education
or dental sales. Students will be required to become Healthcare Provider CPR certified in the
program prior to going out into clinical sites. Immunizations, background check, uniform
pants and dark shoes required. Student must provide own transportation.
Pharmacy Technician (Computer-based)*
HP 0238
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block (Periods 6 & 7 only)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions; Must have a current Healthcare
CPR card.
Credit: 4
Location: Dehryl Dennis Technical Education Center, 8201 W. Victory Rd.
Content: This program incorporates PassAssured (a new generation in computer training), along with
classroom instruction, Virtual Pharmacy, field trips and guest speakers. Upon completion of this
course students will be able to sit for the PTCB or ExCPT Pharmacy Technician Certification
Exam with the Idaho Board of Pharmacy. During the first semester, students will meet in class
five days a week during 6-7 period. Second semester students will meet one day a week and
complete 120 internship hours on site at a pharmacy. Students will be required to become
Healthcare Provider CPR certified in the program prior to going out into clinical sites. Computer
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access, background checks and immunizations are required. Student must provide own
transportation.
Clinical Education (Internship)*
HP 9800
Open to: 12 One Year Course; Two Hour Block
Prerequisites: CNA, EMT or Dental Assisting students with B average or better, application and instructor
recommendation. Must have a current Healthcare CPR card.
Credit: 4
Content: Health Professions III is designed for students who are interested in gaining increased
experience and competency in the skills necessary for work place readiness and post-
secondary education. The course aims to provide opportunities for students to develop these
competencies through classroom experience, community service, peer mentoring, clinical
internship, HOSA participation and independent inquiry. The student signing up for Health
Professions III has two options: (1) With the first option students are required to commit to a
long term health-care related volunteer position, which they can participate in throughout the
school year. Students will also participate in one short term service project per quarter.
Additional learning experiences may include, but are not limited to, peer mentoring to second
year CNA students, job shadowing, clinical placement and Teens Against Tobacco Use training
and community presentations. (2) The second option is a student acquires a paid job in a
health care or dental field at which they must work a minimum of 10 hours a week to receive
credits. Time cards must be given to the instructor and the student must receive satisfactory
employer evaluations. Students meet once a week with instructor. Student must provide
own transportation.
Sports Medicine II/Athletic Trainer*
HP 0445
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Year Course; One hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions
Credit: 2
Content: Students will gain knowledge and experience in prevention, recognition and treatment of
athletic injuries. Health professions such as medicine, physical therapy and emergency
medical training will be explored. Students will be required to participate with a maximum of 80
hours each semester as a student athletic trainer in the extra-curricular programs. Students will
be required to become Healthcare Provider CPR certified in the program prior to going out into
clinical sites. Transportation to interscholastic games will follow the Boise School District
guidelines. Student must provide own transportation.
Sport Medicine III/Physical Therapy Aide/Personal Fitness*
HP 0432
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 11, 12 One Semester Course; One hour
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fundamentals of Health Professions and Sports Medicine II/Athletic
Trainer; Must have a current Healthcare CPR card.
Credit: 1
Content: Students study topics learned in Sports Medicine 2 in more depth. Attendance at regularly
scheduled seminars and participation in practical application experience at a maximum of 80
hours each semester is required. Students who choose to be involved in the Physical Therapy
Aide program are introduced to the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes for success in the field
of physical therapy at the aide level. Content includes terminology, clerical, technical and
therapeutic methods and the roles/responsibilities of each member of the physical therapy
team. Each student is required to spend a minimum of 40 hours of practical experience
working with a certified Physical Therapist. Students involved in the Personal Fitness program
are given the opportunity through independent study to become ACE certified as a personal
trainer. Each student is required to spend a minimum of 40 hours of practical experience
working with a certified personal trainer. Student must provide own transportation.
Medical Terminology for Healthcare
HP 0630
(College credit may be available)
Open to: 10, 11, 12 One Semester Course; One hour
Prerequisite: None Fundamentals of Health Professions highly recommended
Credit: 1
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Content: Content: This course introduces the student to the language of medicine. The course covers
Greek and Latin root words, prefixes, suffixes and combinations used in medical terminology.
The basic rules for interpreting and constructing medical terms are introduced, with an
emphasis on definition, pronunciation and spelling. The course introduces the study of
anatomical, physiological and pathological terms, clinical procedures, abbreviations and lab
tests according to the systems of the body. Medical terminology is treated as a medical
language and clinical application is stressed.
*Fees may apply