Career & Technical Education Programs at Flour Bluff High School & Junior High

Flour Bluff High School offers a variety of Career and Technical Education Programs to allow students the opportunity to take a sequence of courses which leads to a career pathway of their interest. Certain sequences of courses will also lead to Tech Prep articulation of credit at the college level. Career and Technical coursework will assist students on the Distinguished Achievement, Recommended and Minimum Plans in satisfying requirements for those graduation plans, including advanced measures. Students on the Foundation Graduation Plan will add endorsement courses to their graduation plan. Many of these courses come from Career and Technical Education course pathways. Courses are available to prepare students who intend to enroll in postsecondary coursework leading to a degree or certification, as well as students who wish to enter the world of work immediately after high school. The following courses are available at Flour Bluff High School and Junior High:

 

Career Cluster
Available Courses
Notes
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Principles of Agriculture, Food, and natural Resources (1 credit)
  • Livestock Production (1 credit)
  • Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (1 credit)
  • Advanced Animal Science (1 credit)
  • Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources counts as an advanced math for Graduation Plans Advanced Animal Science counts as an advanced science for Graduation Plans
Architecture and Construction
  • Architectural Design (2 credits)
  • Advanced Architectural Design (2 credits)
  • Offered at the Del Mar College West Campus*
Arts, Audiovisual, Technology and Communications
  • Fashion Design (1 credit) and Advanced Fashion Design (2 credits)
 
Business Management and Administration
  • Business Information Management I (1 credit) and II (1 credit)
  • Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Business Information Management (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Court Reporting I (1 credit) and II (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Integrated Software Applications (1 credit)
  • BIM I is offered at FBJH and FBHS
  • Principles of Business is offered at FBHS
  • Dual credit courses are offered online at FBHS or at Del Mar College West Campus
  • Dual Credit Integrated Software Applications is offered at TAMU-CC
Career Development
  • Exploring Careers
  • Career Preparation I
  • Career Preparation II
  • Exploring Careers is offered at FBJH
  • Career Preparation is offered at FBHS
Education and Training
  • Instructional Practice in Education and Training (1 credit)
  • Practicum in Education and Training I (2 credits)
  • Practicum in Education and Training II (3 credits)
  • FBHS
Finance
  • Accounting I (1 credit)
  • Accounting I is offered at FBHS, if sufficient enrollment
  • Dual Credit Accounting I is offered at the Del Mar College West Campus and TAMU-CC
Government and Public Administration
  • No Planned Offerings at This Time
  • Students may consider Dual Credit Government, Communications and Economics Courses offered through Del Mar College and Texas A & M-Corpus Christi
Graphic Design and Illustration (One to Two Credits)
  • Principles of Health Science (1 credit)
  • Health Science (2 credits)
  • Practicum in Health Science (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Practicum in Health Science – EMT (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Physical Therapy (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Occupational Therapy (1 credit)
  • Medical Terminology (.5 credit)
  • Dual Credit Medical Terminology for EMT Students (.5 credit)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Anatomy and Physiology (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Intro to Clinical Laboratory Science (1 credit)
  • Dual credit courses are offered online at FBHS or at Del Mar College West Campus
  • Anatomy and Physiology will counts as an advanced science course for Graduation Plans
Health Science
  • Principles of Health Science (1 credit)
  • Health Science (2 credits)
  • Practicum in Health Science (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Practicum in Health Science – EMT (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Physical Therapy (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Occupational Therapy (1 credit)
  • Medical Terminology (.5 credit)
  • Dual Credit Medical Terminology for EMT Students (.5 credit)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Anatomy and Physiology (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Intro to Clinical Laboratory Science (1 credit)
  • Dual credit courses are offered online at FBHS or at Del Mar College West Campus
  • Anatomy and Physiology will counts as an advanced science course for Graduation Plans
Hospitality and Tourism
  • Dual Credit Culinary Arts (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Practicum in Culinary Arts (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Practicum in Culinary Arts II (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Advanced Culinary Arts (2 credits)
  • Offered at Del Mar College West Campus
Human Services
  • Principles of Human Services (1 credit)
  • Dollars and Sense (.5 credit)
  • Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness (.5 credit)
  • Child Development (.5 credit)
  • Child Guidance (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Cosmetology I (2 credits) and II (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Fitness and Wellness is offered at TAMU-CC
  • Cosmetology is offered at Del Mar College West Campus
Information Technology
  • Dual Credit Computer Systems Maintenance (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Computer Network Electronic Technology I (2 credits) and II (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Information Technology: Network Support CISCO I (1 credit) and II (2 credits)
  • Geographic Information Systems I (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Geographic Information Systems (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Raster Based Geographic Information Systems (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Spatial Technology and Remote Sensing (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Integrated Software Applications I (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Programming I (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Introduction to Mobile App Development (1 credit)
  • Dual credit courses offered at Del Mar College West Campus unless listed below
  • Dual Credit Integrated Software Applications is offered at TAMU-CC
  • Dual Credit Programming I and Dual Credit Introduction to Mobile App Development is offered online through Abilene Christian University  
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
  • Dual Credit Law Enforcement I (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Law Enforcement II (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Fire Science/Safety (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Firefighter I (2 credits) and II (2 credits)
  • Offered at Del Mar College West Campus
Manufacturing
  • Welding (2 credits)
  • Advanced Welding (2 credits)
  • Pipefitting (2 credits)
  • Precision Metal Manufacturing (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Welding (2 credits) and Advanced Welding (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Industrial Machining I and II (2 credits)
  • Courses Offered at the Craft Training Center or at Del Mar College West Campus
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Electronics (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Electronics (1 credit)
  • Dual Credit Advanced Electronics (3 credits)
  • Principles of Technology (1 credit)
  • Robotics I – Robotics Programming and Design (1 credit)
  • Robotics II – Robotics and Automation (1 credit)
  • Project Lead the Way/Engineering:
  • Gateway to Technology (Junior High)
  • Introduction to Engineering Design (1 credit)
  • Principles of Engineering (1 credit)
  • Digital Electronics (1 credit)
  • Engineering Design and Development (1 credit)
  • Civil Engineering and Architecture (1 credit)
  • Aerospace Engineering (1 credit)
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering (1 credit)
  • Electronics is offered at FBHS, Craft Training Center, and at the Del Mar College West Campus*
  • Electrical Apprenticeship is offered at Craft Training Center*
  • Principles of Technology can count as a science credit – please see a counselor for details
  • Introduction to Engineering Design is offered at FBJH
Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
  • Dual Credit Aircraft Technology – Avionics Specialty (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Advanced Aircraft Technology – Avionics Specialty (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Automotive Technology I (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Advanced Automotive Technology (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Non-Destructive Testing I (2 credits) and II (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Occupational Safety and Health (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Process Technology I (2 credits) and II (2 credits)
  • Dual Credit Chemical Lab Technology I (2 credits) and II (credits)
  • Dual Credit Diesel Mechanics I (2 credits), II (2 credits) and III (2 credits)
  • Dual credit courses offered at Del Mar College West


*Del Mar College West Campus, Texas A & M – Corpus Christi, and Craft Training Center courses are subject to further review by those institutions in accordance with name changes and changes to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. Names for Dual Credit courses are determined by Del Mar College or Texas A & M University—Corpus Christi, in accordance with rules and regulations from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  • Del Mar College West Campus Dual Credit Career and Technical Courses


    Flour Bluff Independent School District has contracted with Del Mar College to provide certain Dual Credit career and technology courses at the Del Mar College West Campus. These courses expand the offerings of our Career and Technical Education Program. They are offered as dual credit and are grade weighted. Students from area high schools will participate in these classes. The student’s schedule must be arranged with academic classes in the morning in order to take afternoon classes, or with academic classes in the afternoon in order to take morning classes. Flour Bluff Independent School District will provide transportation.

    Del Mar College will provide an updated list of Dual Credit courses each year.

    Course tuition will be paid by Flour Bluff I.S.D., provided a minimum enrollment for the course is met. Tools and books will also be provided but will remain the property of the school district. If a student would like to do so, he/she may choose to purchase the books and/or tools in order to keep them after the course is complete. Students will need to purchase uniforms, shoes andlicenses for some classes.

  • Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend

    The Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend (CTCCB) is a non-profit organization, representing Corpus Christi industrial owners and contractors who are working together to solve the growing manpower shortages facing the South Texas construction industry. The Craft Training Center of the Coastal Bend provides task-oriented skills training to students in order to prepare them to be hired by local industrial owners and contractors, utilizingContren® curricula developed by The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

    Training areas include:

    * Electrical
    * Insulating Apprenticeship
    * Pipefitting
    * Welding
    * Instrumentation
    * Scaffold Building

    Students interested in taking these courses should plan with the guidance counselor. In order to be trained, certified and hired, students must be able to successfully complete drug screening through the Craft Training Center and meet age requirements. Students unable to pass this drug screening will be removed from the course and required to reimburse Craft Training Center for the cost of the drug test. Certain equipment, clothing, and fees may be required of the student.

  • Del Mar College and Texas A & M University - Corpus Chrsiti

    Flour Bluff I.S.D. works closely with Del Mar College and Texas A & M Corpus Christi to offer students a wide variety of Dual Credit (high school and college) courses that are transcripted for college credit as the student completes the course. Additionally, articulated credit is offered for many high school courses. Dual Credit and Articulated Credit/Tech Prep courses allow students to earn the required four advanced measures for the Distinguished Achievement Graduation Plan and complete Endorsement Pathways for the Foundation Graduation Plan. By taking these courses, students have an opportunity to start earning degrees and workforce certificates.

     Del Mar College will consider bringing dual credit courses to our campus when twelve ormore students sign up.
     This list is subject to being updated by Flour Bluff ISD, TAMU-CC, Del Mar College orAbilene Christian University

  • Dual Credit Courses currently offered at Flour Bluff High School

    • Accounting:
      • Financial Accounting (ACCT
    • American Sign Language I/II/III/IV:
      • Beginning American Sign Language I (SGNL 1301)
      • Beginning American Sign Language II (SGNL 1302)
      • Intermediate American Sign Language I (SLNG 1304)
      • Intermediate American Sign Language II (SLNG 1305)
      • Introduction to the Interpreting Profession (SLNG 1321)
      • Deaf Culture (SLNG 1347)
      • Visual/Gestural Communication (SLNG 1215)
      • Introduction to the Deaf Community (SLNG 1317)
      • American Sign Language IV (SLNG 1445)
    • Economics (ECON 2301, 2302):
      • Principles of MacroEconomics (Economics)
      • Principles of MicroEconomics (Elective)
    • English IV (ENGL 1301 and 1302):
      • Composition I
      • Composition II
    • English Literature (Elective) (ENGL 2332, 2333, 2334, 2335):
      • Literature of Western World: Classics—Renaissance/World Literature I
      • Literature of Western World: Enlightenment-Present/World Literature II
      • Themes and Genres—English Literatures
      • Themes and Genres—Literatures of the Americas
    • French III/IV
      • Beginning French I (FREN 1411)
      • Beginning French II (FREN 1412)
      • Intermediate French I (FREN 2311)
      • Intermediate French II (FREN 2312)
    • Government (Federal and Texas):
      • American Government I (POLS 2305 or GOVT 2305)
      • American Government II (POLS 2306 or GOVT 2306) (Elective)
      • Mexican American Politics (GOVT 2311) (Elective)
    • Mathematics:
      • Calculus I (MATH 2413)
      • Calculus II (MATH 2414)
      • Business Calculus (MATH 1325)
      • Probability & Statistics (MATH 1442 or MATH 1342)
      • College Algebra (MATH 1314)
      • Plane Trigonometry (MATH 1316)
      • Pre-Calculus (MATH 2312)
      • Discrete Math (MATH 2305)
      • Statistical Methods (MATH 2342)
      • Business Math (MATH 1324)
      • Introduction to Modeling (MATH 1470)
    • Communications:
      • Public Speaking (COMM or SPCH 1315)
      • Introduction to Video Production (COMM3313)
    • Sciences:
      • Anatomy and Physiology:
        • Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL 2401)
        • Human Anatomy and Physiology II (BIOL 2402)
      • Biology (BIOL 1406 and 1407)
        • Biological Concepts I & II
      • Chemical Lab Technology
        • Chemical Calculation I/II (CTEC 1205/1206)
        • Applied Physics I (SCIT 1418)
        • Applied Analytical Chemistry (SCIT 1543)
        • Applied Organic Chemistry I/II (SCIT 2401/2402)
      • Chemistry
        • Introduction to Chemistry (Non-Science Major) (CHEM 1305)
        • General Inorganic Chemistry I (CHEM 1311 or CHEM 1411)
        • General Inorganic Chemistry II (CHEM 1312 or CHEM 1412)
        • Quantitative Chemistry (CHEM 2401)
      • Physics (PHYS 1401 and 1402) or (PHYS 2425 and 2426)
        • General or University Physics I
        • General or University Physics II
      • Astronomy:
        • Introduction to Space Science (ASTR 1311)
      • Environmental Science:
        • Introduction to Environmental Science I (ESCI 1401)
        • Earth System Science (ESCI 1402)
        • Professional Skills (ESCI 3202)
      • Geology:
        • Physical Geology (GEOL 1303—Non-Science Major)
        • Physical Geology (GEOL 1403)
        • Historical Geology (GEOL 1404)
      • Health Sciences:
        • Medical Laboratory
        • Phlebotomy (PLAB 1223)
        • Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science (MLAB 1201) \
    • Kinesiology:
      • Foundations of Kinesiology (KINE 2313)
    • Spanish III/IV/V/VI:
      • Intermediate Spanish I (SPAN 2311)
      • Intermediate Spanish II (SPAN 2312)
      • Literature (SPAN 3307 or 3308 or 3309 or 3310)
    • U.S. History (HIST 1301 and 1302, 3331/2301):
      • History of the United States I—to 1865
      • History of the United States II—since 1865
      • Texas History (Elective)
    • World History:
      • Western Civilization I (HIST 2311)
      • Western Civilization II (HIST 2312)
    • Psychology:
      • Psychology (General) (PSYC 2301)
    • Sociology:
      • Human Societies (SOCI 1301)
    • Fine Arts/Electives:
      • Art and Society (ARTS 1301)
      • Art History Survey I (ARTS 1303)
      • Film and Culture (COMM 1305)
      • The Art of Theatre (THEA 1310)
      • Elements of Musical Style (MUSI 1307)
      • Understand/Enjoying Music (MUSI 1306)
      • Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking (PHIL 2303)
      • Foundations of Professional Ethics (PHIL 3340)
      • Music Appreciation (MUSI 1306)
      • Introduction to Music Literature (MUSI 1308)
      • Applied and Music Ensembles:
        • (MUAP and MUEN courses)
          • Concert Band
          • Concert Choir
          • Concert Orchestra
      • Introduction to Theatre (DRAM 1310)
      • Theatre Practicum I/II – Technical (DRAM 1120 and 1121)
      • Theatre Arts-Acting I (THEA 1351)
      • Photography I (ARTS 2356)
      • Lifetime Fitness & Wellness (KINE 1238)
    • Technology
      • Graphic Information Systems (GISC 1436)
      • Programming I (CS 120) (Abilene Christian University)
      • Introduction to Mobile Application Development (IT 140) (Abilene Christian University)
      • Integrated Software Applications I (ITSC 1309)
      • Computer Literacy (COSC1315)
      • Game Design (COSC 2325)

  • View the career/technology non-discrimination statement.

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    No qualified handicapped student, on the basis of handicap, may be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any school district program or activity.

    Title VI - The Civil Rights Act of 1964, As Amended, Title IX (The Education Amendment of 1972)
    The amendment prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap in the career and applied technology education program.

    Title IX - The Education Amendment of 1972
    The school district will provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student complaints alleging discrimination on the basis of sex.

    Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    A free, appropriate public education will be provided to each qualified disabled student within the district's jurisdiction, regardless of the nature or severity of the student's disability.

    Student Notice of Non-Discrimination in Career and Technology Education
    Career and Technology education courses are available to all students of the Flour Bluff I.S.D. without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1873 as amended. The School District also assures that students with limited English proficiency are to have an equal opportunity to participate in all Career and technology education courses.

    Career and technology education instruction includes courses in Computer Networking, Maintenance, and Programming, Home Economics, Marketing, Business, Health Science, Architecture/Engineering, Law Enforcement, Aviation Service, Transportation Mechanics, and Technology Systems.

    Students in grades nine through twelve may enroll in career and technology education courses at the specified grade level if they meet individual course requirements. Special population students participating in a career and technology education course must have a career assessment prior to placement in the course.

    Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
    ADA seeks to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. ADA is designed to eliminated discrimination in areas of employment, transportation, and public accommodations. The act prohibits employers from excluding people from jobs, services, activities or benefits based on their disabilities. Local District employment practices affected by the ADA include job applications procedure, hiring or discharge, compensation, advancement, training, and any other term or condition of employment.

    CATE Disclaimer
    It is the policy of (CTSO or Grant Recipient/University Name) not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities ad required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

    Es norma de (CTSO or Grant Recipient/University Name) no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen national, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o activades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Titulo IX de las Emmiendas en la Educacion, de 1972, y la Seccion 504 de la Rehabilitacion de 1973, segun enmienda.