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  • Spruce Creek High
Accounting Applications

The program explores double-entry accounting principles; methods of recording business transactions; preparation and analysis of various documents and financial statements; payroll records and tax forms; accounting control systems; account and transaction analysis; inventory methods; the aging process; depreciation; and the application of accounting principles to various entities.

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  • Deltona High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Taylor Middle/High
  • University High
Agritechnology

The Agritechnology program offers a sequence of courses to prepare students for careers in the  agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.  The content includes but is not limited to instruction in animal and plant production and processing; agriculture marketing; agricultural mechanics; employability skills; mathematics; basic science; biological sciences; communications; and human-relations skills.  The program provides opportunities for competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.

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  • Pine Ridge High
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration And Heating (HVAC) Technology

The content in the Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology (HVACR) program includes but is not limited to designing, testing and repairing heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and cooling (HVAC) systems.  The purpose of the program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration industry. The student should obtain EPA certification prior to leaving school in order to be employed in any job that requires work with refrigerants.  This program offers a sequence of courses that provide opportunities for developing technical skill proficiency, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills.
 

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  • Deltona High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • Spruce Creek High
  • Taylor Middle/High
Allied Health

In the Allied Health program students learn about the human body, both structurally and functionally, with emphasis on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease; gain in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated occupations; and perform skills representative of the major areas of allied health care in the laboratory and clinical settings as follows: Physical therapy, radiation, laboratory/respiratory medicine, and occupational therapy.

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  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • Taylor Middle/High
Animal Science & Services

The content in the Animal Science & Services program includes but is not limited to planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, health, safety and environmental issues, and the use and care of animal health-care instruments, animal grooming equipment, animal restraining equipment, and laboratory equipment.  The program also includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster. 
 

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  • Mainland High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • University High
Applied Cybersecurity

The Applied Cybersecurity program teaches the tools and systems used to monitor, mitigate, and prevent online threats. Cybersecurity professionals use innovative technology to combat hackers, cyberterrorists, network outages, and other technical problems that compromise network security

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  • Volusia Online Learning
Applied Information Technology

The content includes but is not limited to computer application skills including computer hardware, software applications, applications, computer programming, webpage design and advanced web tools, systems support and maintenance, network concepts, relational database concepts, multimedia tools, cybersecurity; extensive exploration of information technology careers; strategies for success including goal setting, study skills, organizing skills, learning styles, employability skills, and service learning; and core academic skills with a strong emphasis on effective communication skills.

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  • Atlantic High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
Aquaculture

The content in the Aquaculture program includes but is not limited to instruction in the planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety and environmental issues in the aquaculture industry.  The program also includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.

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  • Atlantic High
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.

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  • Mainland High
  • University High
BioMedical Sciences

In the BioMedical Sciences program students investigate the human body systems and various health conditions; are introduced to human physiology, medicine, research processes and bioinformatics; examine the interactions of body systems as they explore identity, communication, power, movement, protection and homeostasis; investigate the variety of interventions involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease; and design innovative solutions for the health challenges of the 21st century as they work through progressively challenging open-ended problems.

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  • DeLand High
  • Deltona High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Taylor Middle/High
Building Trades & Construction Design Technologies

The purpose of the Building Trades & Construction Design Technology program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the building construction industry.  The content includes but is not limited to applying construction techniques; reading plans and specifications; and developing trade skills in carpentry, masonry, electricity, plumbing and air conditioning.  This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare students for careers in the Architecture and Construction career cluster.  The program also provides opportunties for technical skill proficiency, and applied learning that contributes to problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills. 

 

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  • DeLand High
Carpentry

The purpose of the Carpentry program program is to prepare students for employment opportunities in the carpentry industry with an emphasis on learning fundamental carpentry skills.  The content includes but is not limited to developing rough and finish carpentry skills.  This program prepares students to enter the construction industry as an apprentice (carpenters helper) to assist journeyman carpenters to construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials. Through this program, students will also learn how to maintain work areas and equipment, and mange building materials and supplies on the construction site. 

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  • Mainland High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • University High
Criminal Justice Operations

In the Criminal Justice program students will learn various elements of the criminal justice system:  law enforcement, corrections, dispatch, forensics, and law. The students will be introduced to academic and practical applications of police operations and procedures, investigations and forensic science, and legal systems. The program includes a combination of academic studies, research projects and hands-on skill development. 

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  • Atlantic High
  • DeLand High
  • Deltona High
  • Mainland High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Spruce Creek High
  • University High
Culinary Arts

In the Culinary Arts program students learn about careers in the food science industry; execute care & use of commercial culinary equipment; perform front-of-the-house & back-of-the-house managerial duties; prepare quality food products & present them creatively; demonstrate safety & sanitary work procedures; understand food science & related to cooking & baking; & utilize nutrition concepts when planning meals/menus.

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  • Atlantic High
Digital Audio Recording Technology

The content includes, but is not limited to, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; announcing and moderating programs; preparing copy, programming, and operating audio broadcast equipment to support the production of materials or programs.

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  • DeLand High
  • Deltona High
  • Mainland High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Taylor Middle/High
  • University High
Digital Media/Multimedia Design

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the Digital Design industry as Information Technology Assistants, Production Assistants, Digital Assistant Designers, Graphic Designers, and Multimedia Designers. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and the relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.

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  • Atlantic High
  • DeLand High
  • Deltona High
  • Mainland High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Spruce Creek High
  • University High
Digital Video Technology

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as production assistants, audio/video equipment technician, video/TV camera operators, video editors, multimedia artists/animators and broadcast technicians. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster. 

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  • DeLand High
  • Volusia Online Learning
Diversified Career Technology

This course is designed to enable each student to demonstrate employability skills; environmental, health, and safety skills; professional, legal, and ethical responsibilities; financial skills; leadership skills; communication skills; human resources and labor skills; America’s economic principles; entrepreneurship principles; relate planning methods to life and career goals; and use of industry/technology principles in the workplace.

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  • Deltona High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Pine Ridge High
Early Childhood Education

In the Early Childhood Education program students learn the history of school-age childcare, childcare rules and regulations, safe learning environments, stages of child development, developmentally appropriate practices and communication skills, principles of child nutrition and technology use, infant-toddler developmentally appropriate guidance activities, and observing and recording methods from the DCF 40-hour Introductory Childcare Training coursework. Students learn child development theories and how to create developmentally appropriate curriculum, as well as an understanding of the importance of professionalism, relationship skills, community resources and communicating with children’s families.

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  • Mainland High
  • Taylor Middle/High
Electricity

The purpose of the Electricity program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of electrical construction industries.  This program focuses on broad, transferable skills, stresses the understanding of all aspects of the electricity industry, and demonstrates such elements of the industry as planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues.  This program also offers an opportunity for students to develop their technical skill proficiency, along with problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills. 

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  • Deltona High
Emergency Medical Responder

In the Emergency Medical Responder program students learn about the human body, both structurally and functionally, with emphasis on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease; gain in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated occupations; and learn how to identify and practice within the appropriate EMR scope of work and demonstrate correct medical procedures and instruments for various emergency situations.

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  • Seabreeze High
Emergency Planning and Response

This course is designed to develop competencies in first responder situations such as basic emergency planning, concepts of public safety, communication skills, computer literacy, and career-related math.

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  • New Smyrna Beach High
Engineering Pathways

The purpose of the Engineering Pathways program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of the applications of engineering and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation.  The content and activities will also include the study of entrepreneurship, safety, and leadership skills.  This program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems in business and industry. 

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  • Mainland High
Exercise Science

In the Exercise Science program students learn about the human body, both structurally and functionally, with emphasis on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease; gain in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated occupations; and identifying and practicing within the appropriate scope of practice for a personal trainer, develop and implement exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals or those who have medical clearance to exercise, proficiency in the appropriate fitness equipment used, as well as a foundation in the musculo-skeletal system of the body. Work-Based learning opportunities (job shadowing and internships) with AdventHealth are integrated into the program. 

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  • University High
Finance

The Finance program provides curriculum aligned with students interested in possible careers in business, economics, finance or simply interested in being in control of their own finances or understanding how the economy and world of finance works. The Finance program/academy connects students with the world of financial services, offering a curriculum that covers four years of content: financial securities, financial services, banking & credit, economics, entrepreneurship, and accounting.  

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  • Deltona High
  • Mainland High
Firefighting

In the Firefighting program students learn a variety of firefighting skills & curriculum designed to prepare students for a career in firefighting. The three-year curriculum and directed study provide an opportunity to complete the State of Florida Firefighting 1 Certification (student must be 18 upon completion) and then progress to a State of Florida Firefighting 2 academy immediately after high school.

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  • Atlantic High
  • Mainland High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • University High
Game and Simulation

In the Game and Simulation program students will participate in a variety of software development roles across the game programming life cycle. The program provides an overview in gaming math and physics, programming fundamentals, game design, art and graphics programming, and simulation and engine game design.

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  • Atlantic High
  • DeLand High
  • Mainland High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Taylor Middle/High
  • University High
Marketing

In the Marketing program students learn content that prepares them for higher education and careers in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship. The program develops marketing concepts as they apply to areas such as business, e-commerce, entertainment, fashion, finance, hospitality, law, management, sales, and sports. Hands-on projects throughout the program will allow students to work with local businesses and entrepreneurs to develop real world experiences and skills. Students can develop leadership skills while participating in many community activities, field trips and a Business Pitch Competition. Program completers develop the appreciation, knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to work and live in a global marketplace.

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  • Pine Ridge High
Nursing Assistant (Acute & Long-Term Care)

In the Nursing Assistant program students learn about the human body, both structurally and functionally, with emphasis
on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease; gain in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated
occupations; prepares students to provide/assist with all aspects of activities of daily living for the adult patient in both
hospital and nursing home settings. This program is taught by a registered nurse and requires didactic instruction and
skills practice in the laboratory and in acute and long-term clinical settings.

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  • Atlantic High
  • DeLand High
  • Deltona High
  • Mainland High
  • New Smyrna Beach High
  • Pine Ridge High
  • Seabreeze High
  • Spruce Creek High
  • Taylor Middle/High
  • University High
  • Volusia Online Learning
On The Job Training (OJT)

The purpose of this course is to provide the on-the-job training component when the cooperative method of instruction is appropriate.  Whenever the cooperative method is offered, the following is required for each student:  a training agreement; a training plan signed by the student, teacher and employer, including instructional objectives; a list of on-the-job and in-school learning experiences; a workstation which reflects equipment, skills and tasks which are relevant to the occupation which the student has chosen as a career goal; and a site supervisor with a working knowledge of the selected occupation.  The workstation may be in an industry setting or in a virtual learning environment.  The student must be compensated for work performed.

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  • Atlantic High
Principles of Teaching

In the Principles of Teaching program students focus on the profession of teaching and related careers including history, purposes, issues, ethics, laws and regulations, roles, and qualifications. Emphasis is placed on identifying the current, historical, philosophical and social perspectives of American education, including trends and issues; the nature of human development from conception through adolescence; and knowledge and skills of curriculum delivery models in response to the developmental needs of all children. During the program students will participate in guided observations and field experiences in multiple settings and will develop a working educational portfolio to be assembled upon completion of the program.

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  • DeLand High
  • Deltona High
  • Spruce Creek High
Promotional Enterprises

The content includes but is not limited to enhanced practical experiences in management of digital layout and design, production of embroidered apparel, direct to garment print, sublimation, specialty items and signs as it relates to the running and management of a digital imprinted merchandise business.  Development of specialized skills in production planning, design, layout, and evaluation of business promotional campaigns in the digital imprinted merchandise industry are critical components within the program.

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  • Spruce Creek High
Web Application & Java Development & Programming

The Web Application Development & Programming & Java Development & Programming courses teach the tools and systems used in computer programming logic. Upon completion of the four programming courses students will demonstrate proficient computer science skills in relation to Web (or) Java Programming.

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Web Development

This program is intended to teach students the fundamentals of web development in a project-based learning environment. Students are taught the basic elements of web development, such as web hosting, file organization, and incorporating Javascript, User Interface Design into HTML files.

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