High School Programs - Overview

Animal Veterinary Science (AVS)

dog being examined

Skills You'll Learn in This Program:

  • Animal nutrition

  • Reproduction systems

  • Anatomy & physiology

  • Handling of animals

  • Laboratory diagnostics

  • Hematology

  • Microbiology

  • Parasitology

  • Surgical Assisting

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Auto Body Technology (AB)

car body being buffed

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Welding/cutting techniques

  • Fiberglass, plastic, and metal repair

  • Sanding and refinishing

  • Suspension and steering

  • Plastic filling

  • Frame alignment/unibody repair

  • Parts replacement

  • Spray/custom painting

  • Electrical

  • Brakes

  • Pin striping

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Automotive Technology (AT)

car engine being checked

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Engine repair

  • Engine tune-up

  • Computer controls

  • Emission controls

  • Fuel systems

  • Drivetrain repair

  • Electrical systems

  • Steering and suspension

  • Wheel alignment

  • Air conditioning/cooling

  • Transmission service

  • Anti-lock brake service

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Construction Technology (CT)

construction worker cutting wood

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Carpentry

  • Masonry

  • Residential wiring

  • Plumbing

  • Drywalling

  • Blueprint reading

  • Building layout

  • Construction management

  • Hand and power tool operation

  • Employability skills

  • Basic construction skills through practical experience

  • Design

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Cosmetology (COS)

fingernails being painted

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Orientation to the cosmetology profession

  • Dispensary operations and safe practices

  • Infection control

  • Scalp care and hair care treatment

  • Hair cutting and styling

  • Hair coloring and lightening

  • Wig and hairpiece care

  • Manicure and pedicure skills

  • Facial services

  • Anatomy, physiology, bacteriology

  • Reception duties

  • Salon operations

1500 hours of study in this program meet State Board of Cosmetology eligibility requirements for the Ohio State Licensing examination.

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Criminal Justice (CJ)


Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • The role of criminal justice professionals

  • Military courtesy

  • Logical reasoning

  • Physical and psychological wellness

  • Investigation techniques and skills

  • Responses to civil and physical emergencies

  • Awareness of cultural similarity and diversity

  • Defensive tactics

  • Private security and basic peace officer mandated topics

  • Airport security basics

  • Emergency responder basics

  • Forensics

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Culinary Careers Management (CCM)

preparing plate

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Food preparation service

  • Management skills

  • Food safety and hygiene

  • Storeroom procedures

  • Menu planning

  • Quantity food production

  • Customer service/management

  • Bookkeeping, budgeting, finance

  • Nutrition planning

  • Sanitation

  • Restaurant operations through the in-school restaurant

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Cyber Security & Networking (CYB)


Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Computer hardware systems and security

  • Securing networks and operating systems

  • Components of cybersecurity and security of network infrastructure

  • The process of systematic defense

Certifications available:

  • IT Fundamentals

  • CompTIA A+

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Certified Ethical Hacker

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Early Childhood Education (ECE)

children raising hands

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Child development

  • Teacher assistant skills

  • Evaluation and observation techniques

  • Health/safety guidelines

  • First aid/CPR training

  • Care of facilities and equipment

  • Preschool operations for a school for three-, four- and five-year-olds

  • Related people and business skills 

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Graphic Communications (GRA)

designing a logo on computer

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Adobe CC software programs

  • Web design

  • iMac/MacBook Pro computer operation

  • iPad operation

  • Page layout and design

  • Multi-color printing

  • Digital camera operations

  • Principles and elements of design

  • Introduction to Blender - game development

  • Introduction to Unity - game development

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Health Technology (HT)

healthcare worker comforting patient

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Infection precaution/control

  • Medical terminology

  • Blood pressure/vital signs

  • Professional CPR certification

  • First aid certification

  • Nutrition and wellness

  • Body mechanics

  • Respiratory therapy

  • Radiological therapy

  • Rehabilitation/Restorative care

  • Advanced patient care skills

  • Requirements for State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) certification

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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC)

HVAC workers working on air conditioning unit

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Heating and cooling systems

  • HVAC Refrigeration

  • Fundamentals of sheet metal trade as it relates to ductwork

  • Use and interpret construction drawings for material  calculations and selection

  • Fundamentals in plumbing technologies

  • Introduction to the sheet metal trade, with components of ductwork

  • Introduction to electrical systems

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Mechanical Engineering (ME)

robotic welder

Skills You'll Learn in This Program:


  • Intro to Electrical Circuits

  • Electrical Measurements

  • Circuit Analysis

  • Inductance Capacitance

  • Combination Circuits

  • Transformers

  • Intro to Motor Controls & Control Transformers


  • Intro to Shop Equipment

  • Intro to Lathe Operations & Applications

  • Welding & Applications

  • Intro to Welding Positions & Symbols

  • Tramming Milling Machines

  • Intro to Cutting Tools & Operations

  • Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Blueprint Reading


  • Intro to Mechanical Drive Systems and Key Fasteners

  • Power Transmission Systems

  • Introduction to V-belt Drives

  • Couplings & Chain Drives

  • Fluid Power (hydraulics & pneumatics)

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Welding Technology (WLD)

welding spark

Skills You'll Learn in This Program: 

  • Manufacturing Operations

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

  • Flux Corded Arc Welding (FCAW)

  • Welding Fundamentals and Safety

  • Gas Cutting, Soldering, and Brazing

  • Metal Fabrication by cutting, drilling, bending and shaping to drawing dimensions

  • Project Building

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