Programs Offered

NORTHERN RED RIVER ITV

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

HUMAN ANATOMY

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES – BIOLOGY

The structure and actions of different parts of animals and man are studied. Attention is given to the understanding of body cells, the skeleton, muscles and other systems of the body. Also, human inheritance is studied.

CALCULUS

1/2 CREDIT (2nd Semester)

PREREQUISITES- ALGEBRA I & II

Calculus is a branch of mathematics that emphasizes the rate of change in one variable as other variables also change. Four key concepts will be covered in this course: Limits, derivatives, integrals and regions bounded by curves.

In order for the student to grasp and utilize these concepts, they must have completed Algebra 11 and must be enrolled in Senior Math. These courses are required for students to gain the background in analytic geometry and trigonometry, which are the foundations and work done in Calculus.

COLLEGE ENGLISH- 110 ( Mayville State College)

1/2 HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT; 3 COLLEGE CREDITS (1st Semester)

PREREQUISITES- HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH I, II & III

A study of the principles of writing in a generative format. Analysis and individual work on grammatical and structural deficiencies of sentence, paragraph and essay design in student papers. Critical reading of illustrative material.

COLLEGE ENGLISH 120 ( Mayville State College)

1/2 HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT; 3 COLLEGE CREDITS (2nd Semester)

PREREQUISITES – COLLEGE ENGLISH 110

In this course the student applies the skills and principles learned in ENGLISH 110 along with an introduction to literature. Construction of a research paper is required.

HEALTH CAREERS - ITV

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CAREERS

1/2 CREDIT (1st Semester)

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

This course will introduce students to the health science professions to assist them in making informed decisions about pursuing a career in one of the health science disciplines. The course will cover the roles, ethics, certification, education, employment, and fundamental knowledge related to the health science professions. Health Careers students may participate in the student organization Skills USA.

HEALTH CAREERS – ITV - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (Lake Region State College)

INTRODUCTIONS TO HEALTH CAREERS

1/2 CREDIT (1st Semester); 1 COLLEGE CREDIT (OPTIONAL)

Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

This course will introduce students to medical terminology and how it relates to the conditions and diseases of the human body and its various systems. Students may choose to earn a college credit in Medical Terminology 205, a requirement for most health science programs at UND and other area colleges.

MARKETING

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITIES: NONE

Grade Level 10, 11, 12

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Explore the intriguing world of sports and entertainment from the perspective of marketing. This class will cover topics such as college and amateur sports, professional sports, public images, marketing entertainment, marketing plans, and legal issues.

Entrepreneurship:

Provides information on the step-by-step process of owning your own business and creating a business plan. This class will cover topics such as entrepreneurs in a market economy, entrepreneurial skills, types of ownership, financing, financial management and business ethics.

PARENTING AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES – NONE

Grade Level 10, 11,12

Students will explore the parenting roles that most adults will assume at some time during their lives. Content will include readiness for parenthood, financial concerns of parenting, family communication and providing an environment for optimum child growth and development. Students will study how children grow and develop and foster acquisition of skills that promote healthy development of the individual. Content will include human growth and development, prenatal development and care, how children learn, theories in individual development, and current issues relating to children and families.

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

1/2 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES – ALGEBRA I & II

Involves the use and study of accounting principles, permutations, combinations, factorials, dependent and independent events, and mutually exclusive events. Also involves the use and interpretation of tabular arrangement of data (range, variance, standard deviation) with measure of central tendency (mean, median, and mode).

PSYCHOLOGY

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITIES – NONE

Purpose: to provide students with basic information on characteristic human behavior.

Content: human intelligence, feelings, attitudes and behavior in relation to their physical and social development.

Emphasis: general principles, development, child psychology, social and minority studies.

SOCIOLOGY

1/2 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES – NONE

This course provides students with basic knowledge of human societies. All of societal relationships, from primary groups to the complex grouping of megalopolis. Behavior patterns, deviance, status, culture and change.

SPANISH I

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES – 2.0 ENGLISH AVERAGE

Spanish I is designed to equip the student with the basics of the Spanish language. The course is set up to help the student attain proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening to the Spanish language. Included in the course is a study of the Spanish culture.

SPANISH II

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES- SPANISH I

Spanish II begins with a review of the language skills learned in Spanish I, and then continues to work towards the goal of attaining proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language. Cultural material is presented as an integral part of the course.

SPANISH III

1 CREDIT

PREREQUISITES – SPANISH II

Spanish III is a continuation of the goal of attaining proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the Spanish language.

Accounting II

1 CREDIT PREREQUISITES – Accounting 1

Accounting II is planned for the student considering furthering their accounting skills. This course will benefit students who are considering any type of career in the field of business. It will reinforce the principles, concepts, and procedures learned in Accounting I. Accounting II emphasizes corporate accounting applications.

Personal Finance

1/2 Credit

Purpose: to enable students to broaden their understanding of exponential growth and of important areas of personal finance. Topics include personal financial planning, exponential expressions, sequences and series, simple and compound interest and their effects, annuities, consumer spending, and accommodation and vehicle costs.