Become familiar with the components of design and standards of a plan; build the skills necessary to use industry-standard programming to deliver and control pictures through a PC and scanner. Students will compile an individual portfolio. To meet UC/CSU confirmation necessity (“f” credit), students must total an entire year (two semesters) of the course and gain an evaluation of 70% or better.
Requirements – Previous computer experience is needed
Multimedia Communications Design
Build up an expansive skill set by learning the essential components and standards of workmanship, planning, and sight and sound interchanges. Learn and apply essential proficiency in industry-standard computerized media programming applications, including Adobe Creative Suite, in an assortment of media applications: print, video, and website composition. To meet UC/CSU confirmation prerequisite (“f” credit), students must total an entire year (two semesters) of the course and acquire an evaluation of 70% or better.
Requirements – None
Video Game Design
Use industry-standard programming to structure and make intuitive, three-dimensional computer games. The course incorporates guidance and practice in programming interface, essentials of computer game planning, display, finishing, lighting, liveliness, and tenets of diversion play.
Become familiar with the essentials of music hypothesis, sound support, and simple and computerized recording systems. This course is a “hands-on” investigation of music innovation. To meet UC/CSU affirmation necessity (“f” credit), students must total an entire year (two semesters) of the course and win an evaluation of 70% or better.
Requirements – Huntington Beach students must receive approval from an instructor before attending. APA Students have Priority.
Create and practice skills in computerized photography and picture creation using advanced cameras and scanners. Learn industry-standard PC programming, including Adobe Creative Suite. Produce and organize photographs and illustrations to create an arrangement of unique work. To meet UC/CSU confirmation prerequisite (“f” credit), understudies must total an entire year (two semesters) of the course and gain an evaluation of 70% or better.
Study representation and prototyping procedures utilized by contemporary creators, including freehand drawing, computerized rendering, data designs, and introduction aptitudes. The classes explain timely representation, materials and procedures, introduction strategies, standards of structure philosophy, components of craftsmanship, item improvement, human factors, and prototyping with 3D printers. To meet UC/CSU confirmation necessity (“f” credit), students must total an entire year (two semesters) of the class and win an evaluation of 70% or better.
Sports Medicine and Athlete Training
Get ready for a vocation in sports medicine and prevention of injury. This course is intended to provide students with demonstrations in diagnosing, avoiding, and healing athletic wounds. Gain proficiency in the essential understanding of game basics, including how to avoid potential injuries and how to handle existing ones. Study body mechanics, safety procedures, defensive game gear, taping and supporting, the psychology of rivalry, and preparing and molding procedures. To meet UC/CSU affirmation prerequisite (“d” credit), students must total an entire year (two semesters) of the course and win an evaluation of 70% or better.
Students enrolled in a class with the UC designation will have an opportunity to earn an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers card.
Biology and Algebra are required. Anatomy/Physiology and Chemistry are recommended.
Baking and Pastry Fundamentals
Gain proficiency with the skills needed to work in the bakery and cake industry. Learn about appropriate gear, ingredient dynamics, terminology, planning, and baking strategies. Master the basics of making bread and cakes, wedding cake essentials, and presentation techniques.
AP Computer Science A
Develop skills that are fundamental to computer science. This course emphasizes object-oriented programming methods, with a concentration on problem-solving, algorithm development, and the study of data structures, design, and abstraction. Identify the ethical and social implications of computer use.
Requirements: To meet UC/CSU admission requirement (“g” credit), students must complete a full year (two semesters) of the class and earn a grade of 70% or better
Become capable in the most recent Microsoft workforce applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Publisher. Mastery of chosen projects will be procured through venture-based applications using Microsoft Office.
Requirements: Knowledge of Keyboard
Design and implement a virtual business. Build on the idea for the business –its goods and services, administration, and the executive structure under the direction of a colleague. Utilize current business programming to collaborate online with other students in the United States. This one-year course satisfies the financial matters prerequisite for graduation in Saddleback Valley USD*. To meet UC/CSU affirmation requirement (“g” credit), students must total an entire year (two semesters) of the class and win an evaluation of 70% or better.
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Get ready to be a provider of emergency medical services (EMS). Find out about careers in fire administration, sports medicine, ski watch, lifeguarding, and first aid administration. Students will learn CPR standards, first aid skills, in-field evaluation, triage, and crisis duties.
*Students must attend one five-hour session on a weekday evening or a Saturday for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR certification.
Sessions are held at local schools or at the Presidio Campus in Costa Mesa.
Students will sign up online during the second week of class.
Successful completion of this course with a grade of 80% or better is required for enrollment in the EMT course for all high school students.
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Find out about a vocation as a rescue vehicle specialist or crisis room professional. EMT certification enhances opportunities to get a position as a lifeguard, firefighter, search and rescue responder, salvage colleague, or member of a ski watch team.
Requirements: Successful students are eligible to take the National Registry EMT-Basic certification exam upon successful completion of course. Successful completion includes all of the following:
1) 80% or better overall grade
2) 80% or better on the final exam
3) 80% or better on the skills final
4) completion of 24 clinical hours
5) on-time completion of the FEMA Incident Command System 100, 200, 700, and 800 online modules.
High school students must have completed the Emergency Medical Responder course with a grade of 80% or better. Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of course completion.
Students must bring a copy of their current American Heart Association certification.
Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
Join the world of forensic science and crime scene investigation. Study the nature and global importance of physical evidence in solving crimes, and how to collect and process that evidence. Learn skills and techniques used by crime scene investigators to diagram and photograph crime scenes, dust and lift fingerprints, and perform gunshot residue tests.
Successful completion of the Administration of Justice course is recommended.
Some topics in the Administration of Justice and Crime Scene Investigation classes may be sensitive to high school students.
Some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and Social Security number, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners, due to licensing and security clearance requirements.
Automotive Technology MR I
Acquire basic and safety skills for becoming a service technician, and explore the career opportunities and requirements of this profession. Content emphasizes beginning transportation service skills and workplace success skills. Students study safety, tools, equipment, shop operations, basic engine fundamentals, and basic technician skills.
Automotive Technology MR II
Study automotive electrical systems; starting and charging systems; batteries, lighting; electrical accessories; brake, heating, and cooling systems; engine repair; transmission operations; drive train; and suspension and steering. The student will learn to identify engine problems and make necessary repairs while emphasizing workplace safety and service skills.