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Adobe Illustrator

This course acquaints students with the processes of a vector-drawing program on the computer. Students learn how to use the tools to create digital artwork that can be used in web design, print media and digital screen design. The class covers relevant tools and techniques as well as industry standards, delivery methods, and output. At the end of this course, students are given the opportunity to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam to earn an industry recognized credential. 

FRCC: MGD 1012 - Adobe Illustrator I **This is a Front Range Community College class taught at CETC and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9030
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
CTE 9020
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Adobe Illustrator II

This course enables the student to continue development of electronic drawing skills through practice and use of state-of-the-art illustration software. At the end of this course, students are given the opportunity to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam to earn an industry recognized credential

FRCC: MGD 2012 - Adobe Illustrator II **This is a Front Range Community College class taught at CETC and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9041
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts Credit
Prerequisite
CTE 9020, CTE 9030
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Adobe InDesign

This class introduces students to InDesign, a page layout program that integrates seamlessly with other Adobe design programs. InDesign delivers creative freedom and productivity to DTP. Class discussions and independent projects supplement hands-on classroom work. At the end of this course, students are given the opportunity to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam to earn an industry recognized credential.

FRCC: MGD 1013 - Adobe InDesign **This is a Front Range Community College class taught at CETC and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9031
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
Introduction to Visual Communications CTE 9020
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Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop concentrates on the high-end capabilities of Adobe Photoshop as an illustration, design, and photo retouching tool. Students explore a wide range of selection and manipulation techniques that can be applied to photos, graphics, and videos. The curriculum follows guidelines set by Adobe as part of their Adobe Certified Associate exams.
 At the end of this course, students have the opportunity to take the Adobe Certified Associate exam in Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop.

FRCC: MGD 1011 - Photoshop I **This is a Front Range Community College class taught at CETC and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) available

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9029
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Prerequisite
CTE 9020
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Adobe Photoshop II

This class develops and reinforces image compostion techniques learned in Adobe Photoshop. Fundamentals are continuously reinforced as new design techniques are introduced.

FRCC: MGD 2011 - Adobe Photoshop II **This is a Front Range Community College class taught at CETC and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9038
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts Credit
Prerequisite
CTE 9020, CTE 9029
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Advanced Agriscience

Designed to further expose students to the aspects of the agriculture industry. Students will have the opportunity to focus their interests within a particular pathway and work independtly in order to prepare themselves for a career and postsecondary education within the agriculture industry. Students will analyze the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, revise their career and educational goals, enhance personal, leadership, and career skills, and evaluate their progress and plan for achievement through continued work with the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9311 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$20.00 FFA Membership - required by state
Prerequisite
Intro to Agriscience CTE 9301 & instructor approval
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Agribusiness

Designed to expose students to the opportunities available within agriculture business related careers. It is taught as a self-paced independent study in order to fit any student's schedule; students are required to attend during their scheduled blocks each day that school is held at CETC. Content areas include: Introduction to Business, Starting and Operating a Business, Financing, Sales and Marketing, Commodity Trading, Economics, and Agricultural Law. Students will analyze the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, revise their career and educational goals, enhance personal, leadership, and career skills, and evaluate their progress and plan for achievement through continured work with the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9315 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 FFA Membership - required by state
Prerequisite
Intro to Agriscience CTE 9301 & instructor approval
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Anatomy and Physiology for Health Care

This course builds upon concepts learned in biology while focusing on human anatomy and physiology and is intended for students interested in the healthcare field. Through lecture, labs, and dissections, students will learn how the structures of the humand body (anatomy) function and maintain homeostasis (physiology), as well as the pathophysiology of common diseases and injuries. All twelve human body systems will be covered, as well as the different types of tissue and cell chemistry. Students will have the opportunity to work with the award-winning "Anatomy in Clay" curriculum.

*Now only a Semester* This course does not count as science credit.

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9517
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CTE 9501 & CTE 9502
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Animal Science

An advanced science-based course designed to introduce students to the production and management of agriculturally important animals. Students will understand industry and scientific terminology, analyze and identify external anatomy and internal body systems and physiology, including: nutritional needs, reproduction methods and processes, genetic influence, health, disease, and facility management. Students will use species-specific evaluation and selection methods. Students will analyze the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, revise their career and educational goals, enhance personal, leadership, and career skills, and evaluate their progress and plan for achievement through continued work within the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9324
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 FFA Membership - required by state
Prerequisite
Intro to Agriscience CTE 9301
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Automotive HVAC Systems

This course introduces students to the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems used in today’s modern automotive applications. Students will learn the various types and components and how to properly diagnose and service these systems. They will have the opportunity to work on components such as the AC compressor, condenser, evaporator core, heater core, and more and will be able to sit for the Mobile Air Climate Systems (MACS) A/C service exam.

FRCC: ASE 2064 - Intro to Automotive HVAC Systems, ASE 2095 - Heating & Air Conditioning Systems **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available *  

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Automotive Technology
Course Number
CTE 9827
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch
Prerequisite
CTE 9803 A&B Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
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Baking and Pastry

In addition to reviewing and continued practice of safety and sanitation procedures, students will be introduced to basic baking terminology and measurement, baking percentages and ratios, ingredients, quick bread/yeast/lamination dough, cakes, chocolates, pies, pastries, cookies, planning and organization of bakery production, and dessert artistry.

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Prostart and Culinary Arts
Course Number
CTE 9680
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts Credit
Course Fee
$35.00
Prerequisite
CTE 9673
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Basic Pharmacology

This concurrent credit course provides an overview of pharmacology language, abbreviations, systems of measurement and conversions. The Controlled Substance Act, prescriptions, forms of medications, patient care appications, drug classifications/interactions, and safety in drug therapy and patient care are presented. Information regarding the measurement of medications, dosage calculations, routes of adminstration, and commonly prescribed drugs in a variety of medical settings is provided.

FRCC: MAP 1050 - Basic Pharmocology for Medical Assistants

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9518
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CTE 9501 & CTE 9502
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Brake Systems

This course further examines the operation, diagnosis, service and repair of drum, disc, hydraulic, anti-lock, and power assist units and machine operations of today’s automobile brake systems. This class also teaches skills to perform service checks and procedures to automotive braking systems and identify the components and types of Anti Lock Braking Systems (ABS) as well as traction control systems.

FRCC: ASE 1011 - Automotive Brake Service II & ASE 2010 - Automotive Power and ABS Brake Systems **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Automotive Technology
Course Number
CTE 9804
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch
Prerequisite
CTE 9803 A&B Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
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Business Law

In this course, you play the role of a lawyer working on-site at a major toy company. Your job is to provide expert-level advice to your client, the company’s CEO. Unfortunately, the company faces countless legal challenges from human resources to contracts, products liability, and criminal matters. As your client is very demanding, you and your colleagues (aka your classmates) need to research the law and learn it quickly, and examine and analyze issues and problems carefully to keep the company afloat. Reading, writing, and speaking standards will be emphasized.

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
Pre-Law
Course Number
CTE 9093
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts Credit
Prerequisite
CTE 9090 or CTE 9091 OR successful completion of, or currently enrolled in, SS505A&B AP US Government & Politics.
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Civil Rights and the Law

In this course, you will play the role of a brand-new civil rights lawyer. When working for a civil rights law firm, a wide variety of issues reach your desk every day. Your job is to analyze these cases with your colleagues (aka your classmates), learn and understand the law, and develop strategies to represent your clients in negotiations, mock trials and arguments, and other simulated legal proceedings. Topics include a range of advanced Constitutional Law and Civil Rights issues. Reading, writing, and speaking standards will be emphasized.

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
Pre-Law
Course Number
CTE 9092
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts Credit
Prerequisite
CTE 9090 or CTE 9091 OR successful completion of, or currently enrolled in, SS505A&B AP US Government & Politics.
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CNC Machining

Welcome to the CNC Machining course, where precision meets automation! This one-year course is designed for students looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the world of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining. CNC technology has revolutionized manufacturing and engineering, making it a critical skill for those seeking careers in idustries such as aerospace, automotive, medical device production, and more. This course will empower students with hands-on experience, theoretical understanding, and the ability to operate CNC machines with confidence. Topics include CNC programming for machine setup, operation, and basic applications along with machinced part inspection. Students will produce practical projects using the following CNC machines: Mill (up to 5-axis), Lathe, PlasmaCAM, and Press Brake.

MSU: MET 2010- CNC Machining & Inspection

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
Advanced Manufacturing
Course Number
CTE 9139 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$15.00
Prerequisite
CTE 9138 A&B
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CTE Apprenticeship

Students participating in a CETC program pathway are eligible to apply for and participate in industry specific apprenticeships offered through CareerWise Colorado; getting paid and earning high-school credit at the same time. Students may earn up to 0.5 elective credit for every 60 hours worked during the apprenticeship. Contact Johanna Rizzo or Tiffany Freeman, CETC Work-Based learning Coordinators to schedule an appointment at (303) 772-3333 or by email at [email protected] or [email protected]

*Counselor/Instructor approval needed*

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
CTE Apprenticeship
Course Number
CTE 9990
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
0.5+ Elective Credit
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CTE Capstone

This course allows for individualized, advanced, and/or cumulative work in a program of study. This work is individualized to the student within a specific program of study to allow for specialized study. It may include problem-/project-based learning, preparation for industry certification or work based learning. The specific content and course design is determined by the instructor, in collaboration with the individual student. This course can be taken twice consecutively (year long) with instructor approval.

*Counselor/Instructor approval needed*

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
CTE Capstone
Course Number
CTE 9950
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
0.5+ Elective Credit
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CTE Internship

Students participating in a CETC program pathway are eligible to participate in industry specific internships of their choice. Internships can be either paid or unpaid and students are evaluated and given feedback throughout the experience to ensure long-term professional development. Students may earn up to 0.5 elective credit for every 60 hours spent on the internship. Contact Johanna Rizzo or Tiffany Freeman, CETC Work-Based learning Coordinators to schedule an appointment at (303) 772-3333 or by email at [email protected] or [email protected]

*Counselor/Instructor approval needed*

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
CTE Internship
Course Number
CTE 9999
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
0.5+ Elective Credit
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Diesel Power Mechanics

Students will learn about the many different types of diesel powered vehciles, research information in corresponding maintenance and parts manuals, along the identifying and selecting appropriate mechanical fasteners, fuels, fluids as they relate to the diesel industry. Enables the student to perform diagnostics and troubleshooting on heavy equipment, truck cab, diesel engine, and electrical systems, and complete appropriate maintenance records. Focuses on the importance of preventive maintenance as well.

Aims CC: DPM 1001- Diesel Shop Orientation, DPM 1011- Cab and Electrical PMI, DPM 1012- Engine Systems PMI **These are Aims Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available* This class meets after school

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
Automotive Technology
Course Number
CTE 9826
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch
Prerequisite
CTE 9803 A&B Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
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Digital Video Production

In Digital Video Production students will get an introduction to the principles and techniques of video production, including: camera operaton, basic script writing, lighting, sound, and basic digital editing. Detailed examination of three elements of filmmaking: pre-production, production, and post-production, with an emphasis on post production including: media management, editing tools, titles, motion control, transtitions, and special effects. Students will make a variety of films in this class and are encouraged to enter a local film festival. The class covers relevant tools and techniques as well as industry standards, delivery methods, and output. Upon completion, students will be able to take the Adobe Certified Assoicate exam in Video Communication Using Adobe Premiere Pro. 

FRCC: MGD 1004 - Videography & MGD 1064 - Digital Video Editing I **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9026 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
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Disease Processes and Treatment

This concurrent credit course covers disease processes and drug therapy used to treat commonly found pathological conditions. Normal anatomy and physiology of each body system is reviewed and conditions that disrupt homeostasis are examined. Conditions considered are both acquired and congenital. Diagnostic methods, management, treatment modalities, and prognoses are discussed. Classifications of drugs are introduced and the various groups of pharmacologic agents, their actions; absorption, metabolism and excretion; and reasons for use are covered.

FRCC: HPR 232 - Disease Processes and Treatment **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**  

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9524
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CTE 9501 & CTE 9502 & CTE 9517
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Emergency Medical Technician

The Emergency Medical Technician course prepares the EMT student to provide pre-hospital assessment and care for patients of all ages who have a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries. The course features lecture, discussion, demonstration, and skill practice and allows students to participate in a supervised clinical experience with an approved provider. Students will also receive training in Universal Precautions with Personal Protective Equipment and the American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR & AED Training for Healthcare Professionals. This course prepares students to take the National Registry Certification Test and for employment in the industry.

(Student must be 18 years old by the time they take their certification test)

RRCC: EMS 1021- EMT Fundamentals, EMS 1022- EMT Medical Emergencies, EMS 1023- EMT Trauma Emergencies, EMS 1024- EMT Special Considerations, EMS 1070- EMT Clinical

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Course Information

Grade Level
12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9560 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership ($10.00) CPR Training ($7.00)
Prerequisite
CTE 9501, CTE 9502, and CTE 9517
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Engine Performance

Areas of instruction include intake and exhaust systems, ignition system diagnosis and service, fuel system diagnosis and service, carburetor diagnosis and service, fuel injection diagnosis and service, emission control diagnosis and service, and on-board diagnostic system and service. This class meets every day.

FRCC: ASE 1034 - Automotive Fuel and Emissions Systems I, ASE 2192 - Automotive Computer and Ignition Systems, & ASE 2193 - Automotive Fuel and Emissions Systems II **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
Automotive Technology
Course Number
CTE 9825
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch
Prerequisite
CTE 9803 A&B Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
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Equine Science

An advanced science-based course designed to introduce students to the production and management of horses. Students will understand industry and scientific terminology, analyze and identify external anatomy and internal body systems and physiology, including: nutritional needs, reproduction methods and processes, genetic influence, health, disease, and facility management. Students will use species-specific evaluation and selection methods. Students will analyze the concepts and priciples of agriculture in society, revise their career and eductional goals, enhance personal, leadership and career skills, and career skills, and evaluate their progress and plan for achievement through continued work within the Supervise Agricultural Experience (SAE).

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9325
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 FFA Membership - required by state
Prerequisite
Intro to Agriscience CTE 9301
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Exercise and Health Science

This course is for the individual who enjoys physical activity and is interested in learning the science and psychology involved in adopting an active and healthy lifestyle and working in the fitness industry and is an excellent complement to our Intro to Sports Medicine class. Students will learn about strength and cardiovascular training techniques, writing fitness programs and assessment, and motivation and communication techniques. They will review human anatomy and physiology, and learn about energy production, exercise modalities, and first aid and CPR skills. Students will have the opportunity to use this knowledge and apply these skills during job shadowing in fitness, sports, and research facilities. On completion of the course, students will be able to sit for the ACE certification exam.

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Course Information

Grade Level
12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9555
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Art
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership ($10.00) CPR Training ($7.00)
Prerequisite
CTE 9517 & CTE 9522
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Greenhouse I and II

Introduces students to the biology of horticultural plants and basic horticultural practices while caring for the program's on-site greenhouse. Also emphasized are greenhouse design, systems, management, and the major greenhouse crops and their cultural needs. Students are responsible for planting, watering, and cultivating a variety of flowers, bedding plants and vegetables. Students will also analyze the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, revise their career and educational goals, enhance personal, leadership and career skills, and evaluate their progress and plan for achievement through continued work within the Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9351 A&B and CTE 9353 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$20.00 FFA Membership - required by state
Prerequisite
CTE 9301 or CTE 9351 A&B
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Introduction to Agriscience

Designed to teach students about the opportunities in the agriculture industry and to give students basic knowledge of all career pathways of agriculture: Animal, Plant, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, Agribusiness, Food Products, and Power, Structure, and Technology. Students will be introduced to the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, develop career and educational goals, as well as work on personal, leadership, and industry skills through their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9301
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 FFA Membership - required by state
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Introduction to Criminal Law and the Justice System

Criminal law, law enforcement, the court system, punishment and accountability are each explored in this course, Through discussions, activities, and real life case studies, students will examine and analyze the criminal justice system in depth. Critical thinking, reading, writing, and speaking with confidence and clarity- valuable skills regardless of career path- will be emphasized.

**No prerequisites required.

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Pre-Law
Course Number
CTE 9091
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
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Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Terminology

This concurrent credit course is one of two introductory courses within the Health Science Pathway where students will explore the various fields within the healthcare industry and learn about the employability, teamwork, and communications skills needed to be successful. It introduces the basic medical terminology used in healthcare with an emphasis on combining the most common prefixes, roots, and suffixes and how they relate to the major body systems. Students will gain the hands-on experience and basic clinical skills required in patient care, explaining the theory behind them, and the proper technique for performing them.

FRCC: HPR 1038 - Intro to Medical Terminology **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC with concurrent credit attached which require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9502
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CoRequisite: CTE 9501
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Introduction to Machining

Step into the world of precision manufacturing with our Introduction to Machining course. This hands-on program is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the principals and practices of traditional machining. Whether you are considering a career in manufacturing, engineering, or simply with to understand the fascinating art of shaping raw materials into functional components, this course offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of machining. In this course, students will advance their skills obtained in Principles of Manufacturing and work on machines such as the Vertical Mill, Engine Lathe, and other supporting equipment. This course offers concurrent enrollment with Metropolitan State University, which includes a deeper dive within the various manufacturing processes in the industry. 

MSU: MET 1010- Manufacturing Processes

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Advanced Manufacturing
Course Number
CTE 9138 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$15.00
Prerequisite
CTE 9130 A&B
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Introduction to Sports Medicine

Introduction to Sports Medicine is a one semester class that introduces students to athletic training procedures as they relate to the athlete, physical educator, coach, physical therapist, and athletic trainer. The course includes a history of the athletic training profession, ethics, proper documentation of injuries, taping, and the principles of athletic training. Topics covered in this class include an overview of all aspects of athletic training, prevention and treatment of common athletics-related injuries, as well as general anatomy and physiology review related to sports and athletics. 

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9552
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CTE 9501 and CTE 9502
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Introduction to the Law

Designed to give students a broad overview of US law, this course introduces basic legal topics and thinking critically through fast-paced, highly interactive, and fun discussions, debates, and activities. Here, students build confidence as they learn how to read and analyze court decisions and statutes, perform legal research and write memoranda, and prepare and act as attorneys in mock trials and arguments. Units include Constitutional Law, Torts (civil wrongs), Criminal Law, Contracts, Business Law, and Ethics.

*No prerequisites required.

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Pre-Law
Course Number
CTE 9090
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
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Introduction to Visual Communications

In Introduction to Visual Communications students survey visual communications, its history, and its impact on society. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the graphic design and illustration fields today, as well as the tools and media used.
This class serves as the foundational course for graphic design and illustration majors by exposing students to the various products available with Adobe suite.

FRCC: MGD 1017 - Intro. to Visual Communications **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Interactive Media Technology
Course Number
CTE 9020
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
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Maintenance and Light Repair

Students will explore automotive industry terminology and standards, classifications, career opportunities, shop operations and safety, tool identification and usage, diagnostic equipment identification and usage, automotive systems, tires and wheels, hydraulic braking systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, and preventative maintenance. The basics of automotive braking systems: operation, diagnosis and repair of disc, drum, and hydraulic braking systems will be covered as well as the basics of electrical systems, electronic systems, batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, electrical instruments and accessories, and ignition systems.

FRCC: ASE 1002- Introduction to the Automotive Shop, ASE 1010- Automotive Brake Service I, ASE 1020- Basic Automotive Electricity, ASE 1023- Starting and Charging Systems, ASE 1030- Battery, Starting & Charging Systems, & ASE 1040- Suspension and Steering 1 **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) Available* After School option available

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Automotive Technology
Course Number
CTE 9803 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch
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Manufacturing Technology

This one-year course focuses on introducing and building basic to intermediate-level skills for manufacturing technicians and engineers. Students will learn about industrial automation equipment (PLCs and robotic arms), CNC machines, and additive manufacturing (3D Printers). They will also dive more deeply into electrical, thermal, and mechanical systems.

*Industry Certificate(s) Availabe*

Teacher

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Advanced Manufacturing
Course Number
CTE 9135 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$15.00
Prerequisite
CTE 9130 A&B
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Medical Assisting in Healthcare

This concurrent credit course introduces students to communication within healthcare via computer technology, analyzing types and styles of communication, communication software and techniques for overcoming communication barriers. It also includes ethical and legal implications in healthcare, personal pharmacology, nutrition, anatomy, and physiology. 

FRCC: MAP 1010 - Medical Office Administration **This is a Front Range Community College class taught at CETC with concurrent credit attached which require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9501
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CoRequisite: CTE 9502
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Nursing Assistant

This course is designed for the student who enjoys caring for others and is interested in a career in healthcare. This course covers the basic theory and skills needed for working as a nursing assistant in a long-term care facility, home health care agency, or a hospital and requires students to participate in a minimum 16 hour supervised clinical experience at an approved long-term care facility. Students will also receive training in the American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR & AED Training for Healthcare Professionals. Upon successful completion, students are prepared to take the Colorado State Board of Nursing written and skills exams for certification as a Nursing Assistant.

*Industry certificate(s) available*

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9531
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$17.00 HOSA Membership ($10.00) CPR Training ($7.00)
Prerequisite
CTE 9501, CTE 9502 and CTE 9517
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Nutrition in Health and Disease

This concurrent credit course introduces principles of digestion, metabolism, and energy balance. It focuses on macro and micro nutrients and their effects on the functions of the human body. Special emphasis is placed on the application of diet and metabolic health outcomes.

FRCC: HWE 1050- Human Nutrition

Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Health Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9519
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$10.00 HOSA Membership
Prerequisite
CTE 9501 & CTE 9502
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Principles of Manufacturing

In this introductory one-year course, students will gain knowledge and skills in the application, design, production and assessment of products, services and systems and how it applies to the manufacturing industry. Students will gain a foundation in industry areas such as 3D design software, blueprints, mechanical engineering, electronics, fabrication, and maching. In addition to applied academic and technical knowlege and skills, students will gain an understanding of career opportunities available in manufacturing and what employers require to gain and maintain employment in these careers, as well as the opportunity to receive industry level certification.

Aims: MTE 1101- Intro to Manufacturing, MTE 1102- Safety for Manufacturing & MTE 1220- Lean Manufacturing

*Industry Certificate(s) Available.*

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Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Advanced Manufacturing
Course Number
CTE 9130 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$15.00 Miscellaneous - OSHA Certification Test
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ProStart I/Culinary Arts

This nationally certified, competency-based program covers all facets of the hospitality industry and includes instruction in food preparation, lodging, customer service, and business management. By competing ProStart Level 1, students master fundamental management and culinary skills needed for success, such as leadership, accountability, teamwork, and responsiblity. Skill areas will include, but are not limited to: Communication, Interviewing & Resumes, Industry Careers, Customer Service, Workplace and Food Safety, Fruits & Veggies, Stocks, Sauces, & Soups, Cooking Methods, and Potatoes & Grains. Students rotate through production and service stations while serving the community at the Sunset Cafe, our on-site restaurant, and will be able to earn the ServSafe Food Handler Certification. 

MSU: RST 1550 - Food Fundamentals **This is a Metropolitan State University class taught at CETC with concurrent credit attached and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.

*Industry certificate(s) available

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Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Prostart and Culinary Arts
Course Number
CTE 9672 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$50.00 Miscellaneous - Chef Kit
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ProStart II

This nationally certified, competency based program covers all facets of the industry and includes instruction in: food preparation, customer service, and business management. Skill areas will include, but not limited to Breakfast Food & Sandwiches, Nutrition, Cost Control, Salads & Garnishing, Purchasing & Inventory, Meat, Poultry & Seafood, Marketing, Desserts & Baked Goods, Sustainability in the industry, and Global Cuisine. Students also learn guest relations and the importance of customer service. Students roate through production and service stations while serving the community at the Sunset Cafe, our on-site restaurant, and will be able to earn the ServSafe Food Manager Certification.

MSU: RST 2550 - Food Preparation Science **This is a Metropolitan State University class taught at CETC with concurrent credit attached and requires a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.

*Industry certificate(s) available

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Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Prostart and Culinary Arts
Course Number
CTE 9673 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$70.00 Miscellaneous - Knife Kit
Prerequisite
Prostart I CTE 9672 A&B
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Suspension and Alignment

This course examines: design, diagnosis, inspection, and service of suspension and steering systems used on light trucks and automobiles. Course includes power steering, Supplemental Restraint System "SRS" (or airbags) and all alignment procedures on industry standard equipment.

FRCC: ASE 1041 - Suspension and Steering II & ASE 2194 - Suspension and Steering III **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate Available*

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Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Automotive Technology
Course Number
CTE 9805
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$25.00 Miscellaneous - program shirt, patch
Prerequisite
CTE 9803 A&B Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
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Veterinary Science

Designed to expose students to all aspects of the veterinary field. The course will cover: Animals in Society and Reserach, Veterinary Laws and Ethics, Business Management, Veterinary Medical Terminology, Veterinary Equipment, Mathematical Applications in Veterinary Science. External and Internal Anatomy in Clinical Exams and Vital Signs, Blood Samples, Sutures, and Injections, Laboratory, Hospital and Surgical Procedures, and Pharmacology. Students will analyze the concepts and principles of agriculture in society, revise thier career and educational goals, enhance personal, leadership, and career skills, and evaluate their progress and plan for achievement through continued work within Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

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Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Agricultural Sciences
Course Number
CTE 9328
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
1.0 Science Credit
Course Fee
$10.00 FFA Membership - required by state
Prerequisite
CTE 9301
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Welding and Fabrication I

Welding and Fabrication I provides the foundational understanding of welding and welding processes. In this course, students will learn about industry safety standards, and allied metal cutting processes including oxyacetylene torch cutting and plasma torch cutting. Students will then become familiar with the following welding processes: GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding), SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding). Students will become familiar with basic blueprint reading, weld symbols, welding-related math, and measurement. As their skill level is developed, small projects will be introduced throughout the year. Students will have the opportunity to engage in the SkillsUSA student organization, which incorporates leadership, service learning, and competitions to demonstrate skill level attainment.

FRCC: WEL 1000 - Safety for Welders, WEL 1001 - Allied Cutting Processes, WEL 1003 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc I **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.** 

*Industry Certificate(s) Available*

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Course Information

Grade Level
9, 10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Welding and Fabrication Technology
Course Number
CTE 9901 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$20.00 Welding gloves, tape measure
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Welding and Fabrication II

Welding and Fabrication II students will have the opportunity to further develop and refine what they learned in Level I. They will practice utilizing different materials such as mild steel, stainless, and aluminum and their proficiency will be assessed through both visual and destructive testing techniques. They will identify the physical and mechanical characteristics of these metals, demonstrate pre and post heating, and identify equipment and filler metals utilized in these processess. Throughout the year students will have the opportunity to work on and create more advanced welding projects for the community as well as enage in the SkillsUSA student organization.

FRCC: WEL 1004 - Basic Shielded Metal Arc II & WEL 1010 - Advanced Shielded Metal Arc I **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry Certificate(s) available

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Course Information

Grade Level
10, 11, 12
Course Subject
Welding and Fabrication Technology
Course Number
CTE 9911 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$20.00 Welding gloves, tape measure
Prerequisite
Welding and Fabrication I CTE 9901
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Welding and Fabrication III

In this course the student will build upon their prior learning in Level II and pipe welding in all positions (2G, 5G, and 6G) will be introduced. Students will learn basic pipefitting techniques as well as how to sleeve, peel, and plug pipe ranging from 2" outside diameter, up to 8" in diameter. Advanced blueprint reading, drawing and design, billing of materials, Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS) and Performance Qualification Records (PQR's) will also be covered. Students will engage in advanced layout and fabrication processess to create projects for the community and engage in the SkillsUSA student organization, which incorporates leadership, service learning, and competitions to demonstrate skill level attainment.

FRCC: WEL 1024 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding & WEL 2024 - Gas Metal Arc Welding I **These are Front Range Community College classes taught at CETC and require a separate enrollment and registration process for all students.**

*Industry certificate(s) available*

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Course Information

Grade Level
11, 12
Course Subject
Welding and Fabrication Technology
Course Number
CTE 9921 A&B
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0 Practical Arts
Course Fee
$20.00 Welding gloves, tape measure
Prerequisite
Welding and Fabrication II CTE 9991
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