Programs of Study


Business and Technology
Business management and administrative services is projected to be one of the fastest growing industries through the year 2008, with wage and salary jobs expecting to grow by 42 percent through 2010. As technology in business advances and the complexity of business increases so does the need for savvy
business professionals.
Careers in business cover a broad spectrum of industries including:
  • Accounting: Accountant, Bookkeeper, Auditor, Audit Clerk, Tax Examiner
  • Administrative: Executive Assistant, Secretary, Office Support Worker
  • Banking and Finance: Financial Manager / Analyst
  • Business Law: Legal Assistant, Paralegal
  • Business Management: Management Analyst, Human Resources Assistant
  • Computer Technology: Database Administrator
  • Desktop Publishing: Desktop Publisher
  • Word Processing: Word Processor, Office Clerk
Instructors:
Centennial High School – Judy Kovacich
Central High School – Brad Ranson, Kim VanHee, Kristyn Graham-Bieniewicz
East High School – Deb Huismann
South High School – Lynn Nogare, Cathy Tkacik

ACCOUNTANT PLAN OF STUDY
DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR PLAN OF STUDY
FINANCIAL OFFICER PLAN OF STUDY
OFFICE MANAGER PLAN OF STUDY

Catering:
Instructors:
East High School – Marilyn Wagner, Janae Passalaqua

CHEF-HEAD COOK PLAN OF STUDY
FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER PLAN OF STUDY

Communication Technology:
Instructors:
Centennial High School – Kris Dittmar
Central High School – Kristyn Graham-Bieniewicz

PRINTING AND PUBLISHING PLAN OF STUDY
VISUAL AND DESIGN ARTS PLAN OF STUDY
AUDIO, VIDEO, TECHNOLOGY, FILM PLAN OF STUDY

Construction Technology:

The major industrial areas of trade and technical are construction, manufacturing, transportation, communication, personal services, and protective services. People who work in trade and technical fields are found everywhere. They are the contractors who build your new home and the factory workers who assemble your stereo. They are the pilots who fly you to your vacation destination and the news anchors who bring you the news. They are the police officers who keep you safe and the auto technicians who use the latest technology to figure out why your car isn't working. For example, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, the automotive industry is rapidly growing and "the work of automotive service technicians and mechanics has evolved from simply mechanical to high technology." New cars today have more computers onboard than the first spacecraft and as a result today's technicians are "diagnostic, high-tech problem solvers." According to the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, technicians are in demand all across the nation and can earn $60,000 or more per year.
Careers in trade and technical include, but are not limited to:
  • Construction Trades: Carpenter, Cabinetmaker, Building Inspector
  • Mechanics and Repairs: Electrician, Auto Collision Repair, Automotive Service Technician
  • Precision Production Trades: Architect, Drafter, Machine Tool Operator
  • Transportation and Material Moving: Air Traffic Controller, Commercial Pilot, Heavy Duty Diesel Operator, Industrial Truck & Tractor Operator Communications: TV Broadcasting
  • Protective Services: Firefighter, Law Enforcement
  • Personal Services: Cosmetologist, Travel Agent
  • Visual Arts: Commercial Photographer, Commercial Artist, Graphics Designer
Instructors:
Centennial High School – Mike Palumbo
Central High School – Rusty Imes
South High School – Kevin Scott

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY PLAN OF STUDY

Consumer and Family Studies:
Family and consumer sciences education empowers individuals and families throughout their life to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society. The challenges individuals face throughout their life include: balancing personal, home, family and work lives, acquiring marketable skills to be successful in life management, employment, and career development, promoting optimal nutrition and wellness, and managing resources to meet the material needs of individuals and families. In todays society there are more two-career families than ever before and the number of personal bankruptcies has risen 400 percent in the past 25 years. Family and consumer sciences can give individuals the practical knowledge, critical and creative thinking skills to address problems in diverse family, community, and work environments. Careers accessed in family and consumer sciences include:
  • Early Childhood Development & Services: Child Care Assistant/Worker, Child Care Director
  • Family and Community Services: Social Worker, Social and Human Services Assistant,
    Family Therapist
  • Finance: Family Financial Consultant
  • Food Services: Chef, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Food Stylist, Restaurant Manager
  • Teaching: Elementary School Teacher
  • Buying and Merchandising: Clothing Buyer, Fashion Designer
  • Visual Arts: Interior Designer
Instructors:
East High School – Marilyn Wagner

CHEF - HEAD COOK PLAN OF STUDY
FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER

Engineering Technology:

Nationally, engineering is the second largest of all professions. In Utah, it is one of the fastest growing industries having a projected growth rate of 4.7% through the year 2010, creating approximately 11,000 jobs. Due to the expansion of jobs in the technical fields and the increasing numbers of engineers who are retiring, the number of job openings in technology and engineering continues to increase. There is a critical shortage of engineers and engineering technologists entering the field at a time when technology is reinventing itself every few years. The variety of specialties can have an engineer developing pharmaceuticals for the medical profession, or designing a sustainable and efficient urban infrastructure.
Careers in technology and engineering include:

  • Construction: Operating Engineer
  • Manufacturing: Industrial Engineer, Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Design: Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Computer Software Engineer
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Computer Hardware Engineer, Computer Programmer
Instructors:
East High School – Rick Willits

Health Academy:
The health care industry is robust and growing nationwide; however, it is actually experiencing a critical shortage of workers. As a result, these shortages are impacting the quality of care received throughout the industry. An increased demand for qualified health professionals is expected to continue through the year 2012, resulting in 16 percent of all new wage and salary jobs.
Careers in health care include, but are not limited to:

  • Diagnostic Services: Geneticist, Clinical Lab Technologist, Pathologist, Phlebotomist,
    Radiologic Technologist
  • Therapeutic Services: Audiologist, Certified Nurse Assistant, Dental Assistant & Hygienist,
    Medical Assistant, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, Respiratory Therapist,
    Surgical Technologist
  • Support Services: Biomedical, Dietitian, Industrial Hygienist, Services Technician,
    Transport Technician
  • Biotechnology Research & Development: Biomedical Chemist, Genetics Lab Technician, Microbiologist, Pharmacy Technician, Toxicologist
  • Health Informatics: Medical Coder, Medical Transcriptionist
Instructors:
James Benedetto, Lynette Lievers, Kelly Anaya, Mary Wright, Bret Orton, Katie Muench

NURSING PLAN OF STUDY
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING PLAN OF STUDY
EMERGENCY MEDICINE PLAN OF STUDY
OCCUPATIONAL/PHYSICAL THERAPIST PLAN OF STUDY
VETERINARY MEDICINE PLAN OF STUDY
PHYSICIAN PLAN OF STUDY

Marketing and Distribution Education:
Marketing is an expansive field that covers industries from advertising to travel and tourism, from retail to sports and entertainment, from real estate to Internet marketing. As people do everything from shopping and dating to trading stock and taking classes on the Internet, e-Commerce is only going to get bigger. As a result, the acceleration of the Internet has made marketing a rapidly growing field. In fact, it is estimated that worldwide over 30% of all workers work in some area of marketing.
Careers in marketing include:

  • Advertising & Promotion: Writer, Manager, Sales
  • Fashion Merchandising: Buyer, Display Coordinator
  • International Marketing: Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing: Market Research Analyst
  • Real Estate: Agent, Appraiser, Broker
  • Retailing: Buyer, Manager, Sales
  • Travel and Tourism: Travel Agent
Instructors:
Centennial High School – Joe Petrick
Central High School – Kim VanHee
East High School – Michael Patti
South High School – Joey Jimenez

ADVERTISING MANAGER PLAN OF STUDY
ENTREPRENEUR PLAN OF STUDY
MARKETING RESEARCH ANALYST PLAN OF STUDY
MARKETING - SALES MANAGER PLAN OF STUDY
MARKETING - TECHNICAL SALES PLAN OF STUDY

ProStart:

Instructors:

Central High School - Nancy Cornell
East High School - Marilyn Wagner

CHEF - HEAD COOK PLAN OF STUDY
FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER
LODGING MANAGER PLAN OF STUDY

Joint Effort Training (JET):


JET PLAN OF STUDY

Work Experience Studies (WES):


Instructors:
Centennial High School – Holly Smith
Central High School – Nancy Cornell
East High School – Michael Maes
South High School – Joshua Sisneros

WES PLAN OF STUDY

Automotive Technology:
On-Site
East High School - Concurrent Enrollment

Manufacturing Technology: On-Site
Central High School/South High School - Concurrent Enrollment
Instructors:  Greg White, Larry Romero