Holtville High School
Holtville High School
High school students register for CTE classes on their campus with their counselor or Guidance Technician. Home-schooled, private school, and out-of-district students may also enroll.
Note: Classes meeting during the bell schedule are only open to high school students.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Introduction to Agri-science - The first course in the Agri-science Pathway. The course provides a foundation for understanding the industry of Agriculture, the career pathways in the agriculture industry, and the application of science contained within them. The course provides introductory knowledge and skills in the areas of animal science, plant and soil science, and agricultural business management. Participation in FFA student organization activities is integral to the course and involves leadership development, career exploration, and reinforcement of academic concepts.
Ag Biology - The second course in the Agri-science Pathway. This course applies biological principles and understanding to plant and animal science in order to produce or refine agricultural products. Course topics can include: microbiology, genetics, growth and production, structural basis of living systems, chemistry of living things, quantitative problem solving, and data acquisition and display. Participation in FFA student organization activities is integral to the course and involves leadership development, career exploration, and reinforcement of academic concepts.
Advanced Agri-science - The third course in the Agri-science pathway. This course provides students with opportunities to further their knowledge of applications in science in the agricultural industry. Topics may include, but are not limited to: commercial versus organic farming practices, biotechnology uses in plant and animal production, and chemical uses in production, and sustainability. Participation in FFA student organization activities is integral to the course and involves leadership development, career exploration, and reinforcement of academic concepts.
Pathway: Agricultural Mechanics
Farm Mechanics - Prerequisite: Interest in mechanics, one-year basic math and some welding experience. This course prepares students for entry-level positions as mechanics that service farm equipment and machinery, including skills in welding, small engine and farm equipment repair.
Introduction to Ag. Mechanics
Health Science and Medical Technology
Pathway: Patient Services
Introduction to Health Occupations - This course provides introductory level academic subject matter necessary to prepare students for further health-science related courses. It explores healthcare occupations that include an overview of prevention, treatment, and management of illnesses and the preservation of mental and physical well being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions. Comprehensive High Schools which offer more advanced courses in the Health Science and Medical Technology Sector include Southwest High School, Calexico High School, Imperial High School, Holtville High School, and Brawley High School.
Medical Terminology - This course provides the framework needed to learn and recognize word roots, prefixes and suffixes used in medical language today. It can be taken as an introductory or concentrator level course. Students will learn how to combine words to create meaningful medical conditions as well as comprehend their definition and know the correct abbreviations and spelling and pronunciation. This course will cover medical terms related to all major body systems, including: muscular system, skeletal system, respiratory system, circulatory system, digestive system, reproductive system, and urinary system. Comprehensive High Schools which offer this course and more advanced courses in the Health Science and Medical Technology Sector include Southwest High School, Calexico High School, Imperial High School, Holtville High School, and Brawley High School.
Information and Communication Technologies
Pathway: Information Support and Services
Computerized Office Systems - Prerequisite: Keyboarding of 35 words per minute or completed one year of keyboarding and ability to work well independently. This course prepares students for entry-level jobs in word processing and computer operations. Students receive training in word processing, data entry, electronic spreadsheet and data base management applications. Courses also taught in units for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. This course is articulation with Imperial Valley College.