2016 - 2017 Course Catalog

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Automotive Collision Repair Technology

Automotive Collision Repair 1 

Unit credit: 3 

Suggested grade level 10-12 

Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or Math Tech 2 


(May offer dual credit through Greenville Tech.

Fee: $57

Automotive Repair 2

Unit credit: 3 

Suggested grade level 11-12 

Prerequisite:  Auto Collision Repair Technology 2

(May offer dual credit through Greenville Tech.

Fee: $57

  

The Automotive Collision Repair Technology program is designed to prepare students to repair automobiles and light commercial vehicles under the supervision of an experienced automotive collision repair technician.  Automotive Collision Repair Technology students receive instruction in welding, body repair, surface finishing, and shop management.

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Automotive Technology

 

Automotive Technology 1

Unit credit: 3

Suggested grade level 10-12t

(May offer dual credit through Greenville Tech.)

Fee: $57

Automotive Technology 2

Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 2A

Suggested grade level 10-12

Unit credit: 3

(May offer dual credit through Greenville Tech.)

Fee: $57


Fee $38.  The Automotive Technology program is designed to prepare students to perform routine maintenance and service on all types of automobiles under the supervision of an experienced automotive technician. Automotive Technology students receive instruction in safety, troubleshooting, and repair of engines and electrical systems as a foundation.  Special emphasis is given to the established competencies based on the ASE/NATEF task list. 

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Carpentry

Carpentry 1

Suggested grade level 10-12

Unit credit: 3

(May offer dual credit through Greenville Tech.)

Fee: $17

 

Carpentry 2

Suggested grade level 10-12

Unit credit: 3

(May offer dual credit through Greenville Tech.)
Prerequisite:  Carpentry 1

Fee: $17

The Carpentry program is designed to prepare students to perform entry-level carpentry tasks under the supervision of an experienced carpenter.  Carpentry students receive instruction in framing, construction material, blueprint reading, and safety.   Also included is instruction in site preparation, using power and hand tools, and applied mathematics. Students may receive NCCER CORE Certification.

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Cosmetology

Cosmetology 1

Required grade level 11

Prerequisite:  Interview 

Unit credit: 3

Fee $467

 

Cosmetology 2

Required grade level 12

Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1

Unit credit: 3

Fee: $17


The Cosmetology program is designed to prepare students to qualify for licensing examinations.  Cosmetology students receive training in the art and science of the care and beautification of hair, skin, and nails.  The course includes scalp treatments, hair shaping, hair styling, setting, waving, hair coloring, and shampoos and rinses.  Care of skin and nails includes manicuring and pedicuring, massage, facials, makeup application, and hair removal.  Instruction in chemistry, bacteriology, and anatomy and physiology of the face, head, arms, and hands is incorporated by means of theory and practical application on both mannequins and live models.  Also included in the course of study is salon planning and management.

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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts 1 

Unit credit: 3 

Suggested grade level 10-12 

Prerequisite:  

Fee: $137

 

Culinary Arts 2

Unit credit: 3 

Suggested grade level 10-12 

Prerequisite:  

Fee: $137

Culinary Arts serves as the introduction to the study of the food service industry.  Students who enjoy working with food and are willing to study and practice the techniques of cooking will have greater success at employment upon completion.  All aspects of the industry and potential careers, equipment use and upkeep, food preparation and service, food storage, ordering, and work simplification are covered in this program  Students will receive practical and theoretical experiences so that competence in each area will be obtained.  Fee $80

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Digital Multimedia/ Foundations of Animation

 

Unit credit: 3  Suggested grade level 9-12  Prerequisite:  Keyboarding

 

 

This course covers multimedia concepts and applications utilizing text, graphics, animation, sound, video, and various multimedia applications in the design, development, and creation of multimedia presentations and publications within an interactive environment. Students will create a digital portfolio and other independent projects. This course will meet the computer science requirement. This course is offered only at a GCS career center. Student must apply through admission process. See counselor at the high school or the career center for information. Fee $17

 

 

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Fashion Marketing

Fashion Marketing/ Advertising
Unit credit: 3

   Suggested grade level 9-12

Fee $17

This course is designed to explore the concepts and practices of the fashion business to include an overview of the fashion industry, the nature of fashion, and career development. Functions of product technology, selling, advertising, fashion buying, merchandising, and management will be analyzed.  

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Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting 1

Unit credit: 3 

Grade level 9-12

Prerequisite: Must have basic math and comprehension skills

Fee $142

Fire Fighting 2

Unit credit: 3 

Grade level 9-12

Prerequisite: Must have basic math and comprehension skills

Fee $142

Fire Fighting 1 and 2 is a two year program that will take you through First Aid/ CPR and Haz-Mat awareness in course 1. Course 2 students will recieve Auto Extrication.

 

Graphics

Graphics 1

Unit credit: 3 

Grade level 9-12

Prerequisite: Must have basic math and comprehension skills

Fee $17

Graphics 2 


Unit credit: 3

  Grade level 11-12

Prerequisite: successful completion of Graphics 1 or special permission from instructor.

Fee $17

Industry overview, Basic principles of: Offset Lithography, Flexography, Screen Pinting, Digital/Specialty Printing

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Law Enforcement Services

Law Enforcement 1

Unit credit: 3

  Grade level 10-12

Fee $32

Law Enforcement 2

Unit credit: 3

  Grade level 10-12

Fee $32

  The foundation of this course comes from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.  This program is designed to expose the students to a variety of careers in the field of Law Enforcement and cover necessary subjects within the State Guidelines.  Emphasis will also be placed on arrest procedures, crime scene investigations, physical fitness and other law related topics. Students may receive national dispatch certifications.

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Sports and Entertainment Marketing

 

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Unit credit: 3

  Grade level 9-12

Fee $ 17

This program is for students who wish to pursue careers in various areas of the sports and entertainment industry.  This includes careers in box office management and sales, group sales, public sales, marketing, operations, development and sports programming.  This class will be combined with Advertising and Marketing for a total of 3 credits.

 

 

Welding

Welding 1

Unit credit: 3

  Grade level 10-12

Fee $167

Welding 2

Unit credit: 3

  Grade level 10-12

Fee $167

The welding program is designed to prepare students to preform entry-level welding tasks under the supervision of an experienced certified welder. Welding students receive training in gas and electric welding including, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and Oxy-Feul cutting. Included in the program is a study of blueprint reading, metallurgy, and safety. A 10 hour OSHA safety class will also be required.