BUSINESS/CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

  • BUSINESS/CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

    Amherst Central High School has been approved to offer New York State Education Department’s prestigious Technical Endorsement for four sequences:  Accounting, Marketing, Computer Information Sciences, and Hospitality/Tourism for both Regents and Advanced Regents Diploma bound students.  The sequences offered appear on the next page.

     

    The Career and Technical Education Department is organized to serve several vital roles:

    1. To provide a foundation for success in college.
    2. To provide an opportunity to obtain college credit while in high school.
    3. To develop the Career Development and Occupational Studies and Parenting NYS Learning Standards.
    4. To foster the development of learning experiences that will help students become informed citizens and consumers.
    5. To promote career exploration.

    The courses offered are used to meet the 1 unit practical arts requirement for graduation. If a computer class is used to meet the computer requirement, it cannot also be used to meet the practical arts requirement.

     

    “No student shall on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, disability or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subject to unlawful discrimination under any career and technical education program or activity.”

     

    COURSE OFFERINGS:

    Department/Course

    Length

    Credit

    Business:

     

     

    Business & Financial Mathematics ***

    40 weeks

    1 unit

    College Business Law

    40 weeks

    1 unit

    Career & Financial Management

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    College Accounting

    40 weeks

    1 unit

    College Computer Applications **

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    College Web Design & Visual Applications **

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    iComp 1 **(Intro to Computers and Applications)

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    iComp 2 **(Introduction to Computer Programming)

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Entrepreneurship

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Computer Science Principles**

    40 weeks

    1 unit

    Internship

    20-40 weeks

    ½ - 1 unit

    Sports & Entertainment Marketing

    40 weeks

    1 unit

    Game Design & Programming (GDP)    

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Work Experience

    20-80 weeks

    ½ - 2 units

    Family and Consumer Sciences:

     

     

    Foreign Foods

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Gourmet Foods

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Hospitality and Tourism

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Technology:

     

     

    Introduction to Design & Engineering  (DDP 1 & 2)

    40 weeks

    1 unit

    Principles of Engineering

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Intro to Woodworking

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Advanced Woodworking

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

    Architectural Drawing

    20 weeks

    ½ unit

     

     

     

    **   Meets computer requirement

     

     

    ***  May be used to fulfill 3rd unit of Math