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    CTE: Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

    Bethel’s JROTC program is designed to build leadership, scholarship and citizenship in participating cadets. This is done through a broad social science academic approach and practical, guided leadership experience within each armed forces organization. All JROTC programs may enable students to qualify for scholarships, advanced promotions upon enlistment, and federal military academy acceptance. Students will be involved in physical activities throughout all JROTC programs.

     

    Army JROTC

    Year 1-A, 1-B & 1-C (GEN 209/210) Year 2-A, 2-B, & 2-C (GEN 254/25D) Year 3-A, 3-B, 3-C (GEN 255/25E) Year 4-A, 4-B, 4-C(GEN 256/25F) Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Physical Education, Occupational/CTE, or Elective 1.0

    The AJROTC curriculum emphasizes Army history, world geography, international relations, economics, and behavioral aspects of leadership. Military drill, leadership labs, and field trips are included. This class is recommended for students who are interested in AJROTC and hands-on leadership. Students may be asked to participate in volunteer activities such as unarmed drill and color guard. Students will be required to wear their JROTC uniform once a week in accordance with Cadet Command Regulation 145-2 and Cadet Reference.

     

    Air Force JROTC

    Year 1-A, 1-B & 1-C (GEN 207/208) Year 2-A, 2-B & 2-C (GEN 251/25A) Year 3-A,3- B & 3-C (GEN 252/25B) Year 4-A, 4-B & 4-C (GEN 253/25C)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12 Fees may apply

    Credit: Physical Education, Occupational/CTE, Elective 1.0. Year 3 - CTSS 252 World Studies 1.0 The AFJROTC curriculum emphasizes Air Force history, world geography, international relations, economics, and behavioral aspects of leadership. Military drill, leadership labs, and field trips are included. This class is recommended for students who are interested in AFJROTC and hands-on

    leadership. Students are encouraged to participate in volunteer activities such as unarmed drill and color guard, physical fitness, marksmanship and orienteering teams. Students are required to wear their no fee JROTC uniform one full day each week.

     

    Air Force JROTC Private Pilot Basic Ground School (GEN261/262)

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credit: Elective, Occupational/CTE .1.0

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: AFJROTC 1

    Pilot ground school is a Dual Credit course offered in conjunction with Clover Park Technical college. Course includes a study of basic aerodynamics for flight physiology, aircraft systems, aviation weather flight planning and aviation operations.

     

    Navy JROTC

    Year 1-A, 1-B & 1-C (GEN 211/212) Year 2-A, 2-B & 2-C (GEN 257/25G) Year 3-A, 3-B & 3-C (GEN 258/25H) Year 4-A, 4-B & 4-C (GEN 2596/25I)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Physical Education, Occupational/CTE, or Elective 1.0 - Year 3 - CTSS 252 World Studies 1.0

    The NJROTC curriculum emphasizes citizenship, leadership, and volunteer service. It also includes Navy history, world geography, international relations, economics, and behavioral aspects of leadership.

    Military drill, leadership labs, and field trips are included. This class is recommended for students who are interested in NJROTC and hands-on leadership. Students are encouraged to participate in volunteer unit activities such as armed and unarmed drill, color guard, physical fitness, marksmanship, and orienteering teams. Students are required to wear their no fee JROTC uniform one full day each week. NJROTC cadets have opportunities to attend leadership academies and seminars conducted during the summer break.

     

    JROTC Drill and Performance (GEN213/214)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Physical Education .5, Elective .5, Occupational/CTE .5, Fine Arts .5 maximum, repeatable Students enrolled in JROTC may also take this Zero hour, drill & ceremonies course Students learn advanced drill & ceremonies and creatively develop exhibition drill maneuvers in preparation for several performances throughout the year. Performances include but are not limited to the Veterans’ Day Assembly, 4-5 Northwest Drill & Rifle League (NWD&RL) competitions, travel and performance at regional and national competitions a well as parades throughout the Puget Sound Area. Students compete and are judged at all NWD&RL competitions.

     


    CTE: Human Services



    Child Development 1 (CTF 205/206)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Health, Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section

    In Child Development, students will focus on early childhood education as well as learning about making the decision to become a parent, parenting and human development beginning with pregnancy and going through the first two years of life. Students will have the opportunity to experience simulated pregnancy and/or parenting of a newborn with the “Empathy Belly” and electronic baby. 30 Hour Child Care Basics Certification required by State Licensed Daycares may be an option for students taking this course.

     

    Child Development 2 (CTF 255/256)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Health, Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section

    Child Development covers the development of infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their health, safety and nutritional needs. This course provides positive guidance techniques for parents and those interested in child-related careers. 30 Hour Child Care Basics Certification required by State Licensed Daycares may be an option for students taking this course.

     

    Careers in Education 1-A & 1-B (CTF 303/304)

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 1.0

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Teacher Permission and/or Child Development 1 preferred

    Students explore learning theories and styles, teaching methods, and classroom management techniques. Throughout this course, students complete observations in local elementary, junior and senior high schools. It is through these observations that students begin to understand the differences in grade levels, development and teaching styles. Careers in Education is a college level course and offers the opportunity to earn college credit and/or waivers at colleges and universities in Washington State. This course includes hands-on experience where students are placed in an elementary or junior high classroom second semester to work with a mentor teacher and his/her students.

     

    Advanced Placement Psychology (CTP 469/470

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE, Elective, Social Studies 1.5--NCAA approved

    This course is a rigorous, college level course and requires higher levels of thinking and workload. This fast paced course is designed to give students a foundation in psychological concepts. Topics include, but are not limited to, an in-depth study of research methodology, biopsychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, disorders, treatments and social/cultural psychology with particular attention to overall measurement tools, Completion of the Advanced Placement Exam is required.

     

    American Sign Language 1-A, 1-B (ASL 201/202)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Elective 1.0; World Languages; Occupational/CTE 1.0 - NCAA approved

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section American Sign Language I is a beginning course in American Sign Language, introducing students to the language and culture of the Deaf. The course will provide insights into Deaf cultural values, Deaf attitudes, historical aspects of the language and the Deaf community. Two years of ASL satisfies the world language requirement for Washington colleges and universities; college credit can be earned while taking this course in high school.

     

    American Sign Language 2 -A, 2-B (ASL 251/252)

    Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Elective 1.0; World Languages; Occupational/CTE 1.0 - NCAA approved

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful completion of Sign Language 1 with at grade of “C” or better.

    American Sign Language II is a continuation of ASL I with greater emphasis on ASL grammar and concentrated effort to develop the student’s expressive and receptive skills. Students will study appropriate language, grammar, cultural behaviors, and social relations. Two years of ASL satisfies the world language requirement for Washington colleges and universities; college credit can be earned while taking the course in high school.

     

    American Sign Language 3 -A, 3-B (ASL 351/352)

    Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

    Credit Elective 1.0; World Languages; Occupational/CTE 1.0 - NCAA approved

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful completion of Sign Language 2 with at grade of “C” or better.

    American Sign Language III is a more in-depth study of American Sign Language and Deaf culture, in addition to further cultural and grammatical understanding and interpreting skills. Greater attention is given to sign inflection, production and idiomatic conventions through meaningful conversation and context. College credit can be earned while taking the course in high school.

     


     

    CTE: Family and Consumer Sciences

     

    Family Health (CTH 301/302)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Health, Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    Family Health is designed to prepare students for life-long decision making, problem solving, critical thinking, and management skills related to health and wellness issues of families. The topics will enable students to assume an active role in developing healthy lifestyles for themselves and others. Integrating the Washington Health and Fitness standards and competencies from the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education, this course focuses on the interrelationships of healthy choices and a productive, satisfying life. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn a .5 “Health” credit. (This class also satisfies the graduation requirement of .5 vocational credit.)

     


     

    CTE: Culinary Arts

     

    Culinary Arts 1 (CTF 217/218) Challenger Secondary School Only

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Culinary Arts prepares individuals to provide cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. The course includes instruction in food safety and sanitation practices, recipe and menu planning, preparing, portioning, and cooking foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

     

    Culinary Arts 2 (CTF 259/260) Challenger Secondary School Only

    Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5 repeatable

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful Completion of Culinary Arts 1

    Culinary Arts 2 prepares individuals to provide cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments. The course includes instruction in food safety and sanitation practices, recipe and menu planning, preparing, portioning, and cooking foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.

     

    Culinary Essentials 1 (CTF 201)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section

    This course is designed for students interested in Culinary Arts and food preparation skills. Culinary Essentials students will focus on food safety and sanitation, safe knife skills, culinary math and measurements, basic food preparation with fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins, and a focus on eggs and breakfast.

     

    Culinary Essentials 2 (CTF 257/258)

    Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful completion of Culinary Essentials I and Culinary Essentials II

    This course is a continuation of Culinary Essentials 1. Students will focus on cooking and baking fundamentals such as quick breads, yeast breads, and pastries. Students will explore mixing methods, dessert preparation, food presentation and honing knife skills. Students will use mathematics skills to convert recipes and determine food costs.

     

    Culinary Essentials 3 (CTF 265/266)

    Grade level: 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5, Repeatable

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful completion of Culinary Essentials I

    This course is a continuation of culinary essentials 1 & 2. Students will explore in depth restaurant management skills including customer service, dining experience, and culinary math. Students will learn about garde manger, sandwich preparation, desserts and chocolates, and global cuisine.


     

    CTE: Health & Medical Sciences



    Introduction to Nutrition and Fitness (CTF 401)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Health, Physical Education, Occupational/CTE or Elective .5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section - Fees may apply. This is the first course in the series for Nutrition & Fitness. Students must take this class and may choose either the Science of Nutrition & Health or Nutrition & Finess for Lifelong Health to complete the series. In this course, students will learn about the role nutrition plays in overall health.

    Topics will cover basic nutritional needs, digestion, diet analysis, planning balanced meals, how to prepare nutritious foods through healthy cooking, safe and sanitary handling of food, nutrition careers, fitness baseline data, and how to plan and execute a fitness program. The focus is to help students learn how good nutrition and fitness affects health.

     

    Science of Nutrition and Health (CTF 402)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Nutrition & Fitness Credit: Health, Physical Education, Occupational/CTE or Elective .5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section - Fees may apply. In this course, students will learn in-depth about the role nutrients play in overall health, as well as health implications of nutrient excesses & deficiencies. Also covered will be safe and sanitary handling of food, nutrition careers, and how to plan and execute a fitness program. Food labs will center around healthy choices for each nutrient.

     

    Nutrition and Fitness for Lifelong Health (CTF 403)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Nutrition

    Credit: Health, Physical Education, Occupational/CTE or Elective 1.0

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section - Fees may apply. In this course students will learn about "Nutrition & Fitness for Lifelong Health". Topics will cover wellness, food safety, mental health, weight management, long-term fitness goals and activities, nutrition across the life cycle, meal management and special diets. Foods labs will center around special dietary needs.

     

    Introduction to Medical Careers 1 (CTF 209/210)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Health, Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    This class offers First Aid and CPR training and students will have an opportunity to test for First Aid and CPR Certifications. This course provides students the opportunity to explore careers in health care. Instruction includes history of health care, in-depth study and exposure to health careers, career planning, employability skills, terminology, ethics, wellness vs. illness, and safety. Students are strongly encouraged to register for Introduction to Medical Careers 2 the following semester.

     

    Introduction to Medical Careers 2 (CTF 261/262)

    Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Health, Science, Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful Completion of Medical Careers 1

    Students in Introduction to Medical Careers 2 will be introduced to anatomy and physiology (systems of the body), diseases, and nutrition. Medical terminology, legal and ethical considerations, safety, career awareness, and professionalism are also included.

    *Note: the Pierce County Skills Center offers a program that may be of interest to you: Medical Careers. Please see the Pierce County Skills Center section of this guide for more information.

     

    Sports Medicine 1-A & 1-B (CTF 211/212)

    Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Credit: Occupational/CTE, Health, or Elective 1.0

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to Medical Careers 1

    This course provides an opportunity for the study and application of the components of sports medicine including but not limited to: sports medicine related careers, organizational and administrative considerations, prevention of athletic injuries, recognition, evaluation, and immediate care of athletic injuries, rehabilitation and management skills, taping and wrapping techniques, first aid/CPR/AED, emergency procedures, nutrition, sports psychology, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities, and therapeutic exercise.*Note: the Pierce County Skills Center offers a program that may be of interest to you: Pre-Physical Therapy.

     

    Sports Medicine 2-A & 2-B (CTF 223/224)

    Grade Level: 11, 12 Credit: Health, Occupational/CTE or Elective 1.0

    College Credit may be available; see note at beginning of Career/Technical Education Section Prerequisite: Successful completion of Sports Medicine

    This is an advanced course for students who are interested in the career field of sports medicine. The course is specifically geared for students who have a special interest in athletics, and/or who may be interested in pursuing a career in sports medicine, physical therapy, athletic training or other health-related fields.

     

    Sports Medicine Practicum (CTF 225)

    Grade Level: 11, 12 Credit: Occupational/CTE or Elective 0.5 (Repeatable)

    Prerequisite: Enrollment in or successful completion of Sports Medicine or Sports Medicine 2 and teacher permission

    This is a field experience course for students who are interested in a career field of sports medicine. The course is specifically geared for students who have a special interest in athletics, and/or who may be interested in pursuing a career in sports medicine, physical therapy, athletic training or other health-related fields. Students enrolled in this practicum course will work with school athletes on the field outside of school hours. Independent transportation may be required.

     

    Physical Fitness Technician (CTF 107/108)

    Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Credit: Health, Physical Fitness, Occupational/CTE, or Elective 0.5

    This course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and become effective personal trainers. Students will also gain knowledge that covers other industry fields; kinesiology, physical therapy, athletic coaching, just to name a few. This course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training™ (ACE IFT™) Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness, and goals. The information covered by this course and the ACE IFT Model will help students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength.

    *Students with a B or better earn Kinesiology credits through Pierce College.

     

    Principles of the Biomedical Sciences A & B (CTF 219/220)

    Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE, Science Elective, Health, Elective 1.0 NCAA approved

    This Project Lead the Way (PLTW) course will introduce students to the study of human medicine, research processes, and introduction to bioinformatics, and the use of computer science, mathematics, and information theory to model and analyze biological systems. Students investigate the human body systems and various health conditions including: heart disease, diabetes, sickle-cell disease, hypercholesterolemia, and infectious diseases. Students determine the factors that led to the death of a fictional person, and investigate lifestyle choices and medical treatments that might have prolonged the person's life. Key biological concepts including homeostasis, metabolism, inheritance of traits, feedback systems, and defense against disease are embedded in the curriculum. Engineering principles including the design process, feedback loops and the relationship of structure to function are incorporated in the curriculum. *Note: the Pierce County Skills Center offers a program that may be of interest to you: Medical Careers. Please see the Pierce County Skills Center section of this guide for more information.

     

    Principles of the Biomedical Sciences Biology (CTF 226)

    Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Credit: 0.5 credit Occupational/CTE, Lab Science (biology) NCAA approved Prerequisite: enrollment in the Project Lead the Way science sequence

    This course will cover the Life Science and Earth and Space Science standards not addressed in Principles of Biomedical Sciences. Concepts addressed will include: how energy from the sun is transformed to a usable form for the human body; the ecosystems that exist within the human body and factors that impact those ecosystems; how Earth’s history can help solve biomedical issues; and how human impact on Earth can lead to biomedical issues.

     

    Human Body Systems A & B (CTF 221/222)

    Grade Levels: 10, 11, 12

    Credit: 1.0 Occupational/CTE, Lab Science (chemistry), Science Elective, Health, Elective. NCAA approved

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Biology or Principles of Biomedical Sciences

    This PLTW course introduces students to the processes, structures, and interactions of the human body systems. Important concepts in the course include: communication, transport of substances, locomotion, metabolic processes, defense, and protection. The central theme is how the body systems work together to maintain homeostasis and good health. The systems are studied as "parts of a whole," working together to keep the amazing human machine functioning at an optimal level. Students design experiments, investigate the structures and functions of the body systems and use data acquisition software to monitor body functions such as muscle movement, reflex and voluntary actions and respiratory operation. Students work through interesting real-world cases and play the role of biomedical professionals to solve medical mysteries.

    *Note: the Pierce County Skills Center offers a program that may be of interest to you: Medical Careers. Please see the Pierce County Skills Center section of this guide for more information.

     

    Chemistry in Human Body Systems (CTF 230)

    Grade Level(s): 10,11,12

    Credit: 0.5 credit Occupational/CTE, Lab Science (chemistry) NCAA approved Prerequisite: enrollment in the Project Lead the Way science sequence

    This course will cover the Chemistry and Earth and Space Science standards not addressed in Human Body Systems. Concepts addressed will include: properties of atoms and molecules and how the periodic table can be used to predict the behavior of these atoms in the human body; chemical reactions in the human body and factors that influence these reactions; nuclear processes and the role they play in diagnosing and treating conditions in the human body; and current environmental conditions and their effect on the human body.

     

    Medical Interventions A & B (CTF 267/268)

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credit: Occupational/CTE, Science, Health, Lab Science or Elective 1.0 NCAA approved Prerequisite: Successful completion of Biology or Principles of the Biomedical Sciences

    Students investigate the variety of interventions involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease as they follow the lives of a fictitious family. The course is a "How-To" manual for maintaining overall health and homeostasis in the body as students explore: how to prevent and fight infection; how to screen and evaluate the code in human DNA; how to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer; and how to prevail when the organs of the body begin to fail. Through these scenarios, students are exposed to the wide range of interventions related to immunology, surgery, genetics, pharmacology, medical devices, and diagnostics. Lifestyle choices and preventive measures are emphasized throughout the course as well as the important roles scientific thinking and engineering design play in the development of interventions of the future.

     

    Physics in Medical Interventions (CTF 228)

    Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12

    Credits: Credit: 0.5 Occupational/CTE, Lab Science (physics) NCAA approved Prerequisite: enrollment in the Project Lead the Way science sequence

    This course will cover the Physics and Earth and Space Science standards not addressed in Medical Interventions. Concepts addressed will include: ways to reduce the forces during collisions to minimize the injuries sustained; how wave technologies can be used to diagnose and treat medical issues; and how changes within the Earth and on its surface can impact the health of individuals living on Earth.

     

    Biomedical Innovation A & B (CTF 269/270)

    Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12

    Credits: Credit: 0.5 credit Lab Science (physics) NCAA approved Prerequisite: enrollment in the Project Lead the Way science sequence

    This course will cover the Physics and Earth and Space Science standards not addressed in Medical Interventions. Concepts addressed will include: ways to reduce the forces during collisions to minimize the injuries sustained; how wave technologies can be used to diagnose and treat medical issues; and how changes within the Earth and on its surface can impact the health

     

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