CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)
Public Service Industry

Department Overview

Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready practices in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.

All CTE courses offered through the North Orange County Occupational Program (NOCROP) program have been assigned a course code number, a major course title or abbreviation, and a three character room number designation which will identify the location of the student's placement. This system has been coordinated with the Anaheim Union High School District's Information Systems Department, and is used by all senior high schools when students are scheduled in selected ROP areas of instruction.

 


4685 LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Previous title: JROTC 1


This JROTC course introduces team membership and leadership, and is the first of four courses on the subjects. Topics include: Personal character development. Winning Colors behavioral clusters. The Cadet Creed. Improve learning, reading, and writing skills. Utilize eight thinking maps. Social etiquette in formal and informal settings. Unity of command, chain of command, and span of control. Uniform wear and history. Military rank. Customs and courtesies. History, display, and care of the American flag. This is a CTE concentration course for the Public Safety Pathway.



4690 ADV LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
10th - 12th
10.0 credits
Previous title: JROTC 2


This course is an advanced study in leadership and management, and is the second of four courses on the subjects. Topics include: Emotional and academic skills development. Personal behaviors that promote success. Manage anger and control stress. Think creatively and critically. Resolve bullying and conflict. First aid and CPR. Nutrition and physical fitness. Avoidance of substance abuse. Personal code of conduct and growth plan. Read, write, speak effectively. Active vs. passive learning. Impact the behavior of others. Communication skills. Build teams and lead military drill. This is a CTE concentration course for the Public Safety Pathway.



4691 LEADING/MANAGING IN PRACTICE
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Previous title: JROTC 3


This JROTC course focuses on hands-on application of leadership and management practices, and it is the third of four courses on the topic. Subjects include: Personal goals pursuit. College action plan. In-depth personal and career portfolio. Ethical leadership and decision-making. Advanced leadership and teaching principles. Advanced command and staff principles. Leadership attributes of personal character, presence, and intellect. Identify and execute tailored leadership styles. This is a CTE capstone course for the Public Safety Pathway.



4692 TEACHING OTHERS TO LEAD/MANAGE
12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation. Previous title: JROTC 4


This is the final JROTC course on leadership and management, and focuses on "training the trainer." Topics include: Assess leadership and management styles. Personal and organizational future planning. Assess and adjust the personal growth plan. Understand and lead a Service Learning project. Evaluate instruction. Develop and present four-phase lesson plans. Lead meetings. Defend fundamental principles. Manage personal and organizational finances. Comprehend the U.S. Constitution. Understand American government processes. This is a CTE capstone course for the Public Safety Pathway.



4693 LEAD IN COMM EMERGENCY RESP P
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Enrolled in 4th Year ARMY JROTC Program. Effective 2018-19 school year.
UC - "G" Approved

This Army JROTC course is focused on building the higher level leadership skills required for participating and leading Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT). CERT is a Federal Emergency Management Administration program that educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills. The goal of the course is to develop well-rounded leaders who can be effective in emergency situations by using their people skills, knowledge of logistics and teamwork, sense of civic duty, as well as deep understanding of standard procedures in community emergencies. The course comprises the senior year of Army JROTC curriculum and includes greater depth and more challenging content on topics covered in previous years, such as leadership, personal growth, team building, service learning, and citizenship and government. The CERT content is new for students in their senior year. The content teaches fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, disaster psychology, potential terrorist scenarios and disaster medical operations. Classroom learning is augmented by reading, essay writing, reflective journal writing, group work, skills practice, and simulations. Over the course of the year, students will develop a capstone service learning project focused on community emergency response. The capstone is a disaster simulation service-learning project at the school.



5522 CIVIL LAW IN A CIVIL SOCIETY-R
10th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) This Civil Law in a Civil Society (Legal Careers 1) course trains students in the theory and hands-on experience required in Legal Careers. Students learn the basic elements of the various categories of law including: tort, Constitutional, contract, business, real estate, family, wills, trusts and estates. The students will learn the "black letter law" of each category within the context of the various documents and procedures associated with that law. Students will learn and use analysis and research techniques to apply the black letter law to case studies and interpret these laws in the context of the modern world.



5523 ADVANCED CIVIL LAW - R
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: Successful completion of Legal Careers 1.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) Advanced Civil Law (Legal Careers 2) advances the student’s knowledge from Legal Careers 1 through expanded training and education in legal techniques and procedures. I. Students learn the in-depth elements of the categories of law including: tort, Constitutional, contract, business, real estate, family, wills, trusts and estates. The students will explore the "black letter law" of each category within the context of the documents and procedures associated with that law and apply it to California court documents, legal briefs, and real-life courtroom and case scenarios. Students focus their knowledge of analysis and research techniques by applying the black letter law to case studies, mediation and negotiation techniques, and client relations. The students will use court-approved forms, documentation and procedures to accomplish their goals. Professional responsibility, the ethics of practicing law, and the practicality of working in the legal field among legal professionals are also covered extensively. Refer to O*NET Online (https://www.onetonline.org/) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.



5640 EMER MED TECH-R
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved





5668 EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER-R
10th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Medical Careers.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) This course trains students as emergency personnel who provide immediate care to an ill or injured person and assist emergency medical service (EMS) providers. An Emergency Responder is the first medically trained person to arrive on a scene of an emergency. The Emergency Responder provides care to injured persons, and assists other emergency medical service providers. This course will train students how to recognize emergency situations, maintain personal safety, and provide basic emergency care including CPR and First Aid, prevention of disease transmission, along with an understanding of ethical and legal considerations. This course will prepare students who are interested in a career as a firefighter, law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or paramedic. This course is also suggested for those interested in lifeguard positions, fire service, and a variety of health-related fields as required by Title 22.



5674 INTRO TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved

Introduction to Criminal Justice is designed to expose students to the occupations within the Criminal Justice System. Students will examine the criminal justice system through the study of laws of evidence, techniques of investigation, report writing, and courtroom procedures. Writing skills, oral communication skills, positive attitudes, and presentation skills related to law enforcement will be emphasized. Many of the performance objectives align with California’s Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements. Students will be exposed to the wide array of employment opportunities within the public safety service arena. Refer to O*NET Online (https://www.onetonline.org/) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career. This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.



5681 FORENSIC SCIENCE/CSI -R
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) In Forensic Science/Crime Scene Investigation, students learn the basics of crime investigation, crime scene photography, and diagrams as used in a criminal investigation. Also included is the importance of physical evidence in solving crimes, dusting and lifting fingerprints, rolling a 10-print fingerprint card, how to perform a gunshot residue test, what methods can be used to process different types of evidence, how to collect evidence, and the use of forensic light source technology in crime scene investigation work.



5725 LAW/LEGAL ENFORCEMENT OCC-R
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Career Guidance Specialist’s recommendation.


(ROP) Students learn the basics of how to maintain order, enforce laws and ordinances, and protect life and property in an assigned patrol district. Additional topics include how to patrol a specific area on foot or in a vehicle; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts. Also included are an understanding of institutions and agencies within the administration of justice; criminal, traffic, and juvenile law; judicial proceedings; substance abuse, and emergency preparedness.


 

 

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