• FILM/TV
     
    Introduction to Video Production
    Prepares students for a career in the video industry by providing technical skills in camera operation and video editing.

    Video Production
    Students will use creativity and technical skills to produce digital videos, movies, and TV broadcasts.
     
    • TV Broadcasting
    Students will write, produce, direct, and perform a television broadcast each week.
     

     
    BIOTECHNOLOGY
    Chris Brock | chris.brock@husd.org
     
    • Honors Biotechnology I
    Major areas of study: cell structure, function & processes, molecular genetics, classification, microbiology, plants, animals, evolution, human systems, and ecology.

    • Honors Biotechnology II
    Students will develop laboratory skills, critical thinking, and communication skills currently used in the industry. Areas of study: DNA, protein structure, function & analysis, bioethics, and careers in biotechnology. Students will develop and perform a research experiment.

     
    ENGINEERING/PLTW
    Karin Kraus | karin.kraus@husd.org

    • Honors Intro to Engineering Design
    This course will introduce students to engineering, design, and technological systems such as computer-modeling software.

    • Honors Principles of Engineering
    Students will explore various technology systems and manufacturing processes to learn how engineers and technicians use math, science, and technology.

    • Honors Digital Electronics
    This course is the study of electronic circuits that are used to process and control digital signals in cell phones, laptops, MP3 players, digital cameras, and more.

    GRAPHIC DESIGN - DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
     
    • Introduction to Graphic Design
    Students will be instructed in the basic skills necessary to complete various types of publications, including the investigation of design and journalism related careers and employability skills.
     
    • Intermediate Graphic Design
    Students will learn planning, production, communication, integrated media, multimedia design, training, and marketing.
     
    • Advanced Graphic Design
    New skills learned include cover design, color scheme, theme development, editorial responsibilities, advertising, marketing, and curriculum development.
     
    DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I**
    This course instructs the basic fundamentals of digital imagery, including image capture, image editing and image output.  Camera, computer and printing operations will be covered and aligned with the state standards. 

    DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY II**
    This course builds on the skills learned in Digital Photography I with an emphasis on production for the needs of clients, publication, or competition. 

    DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY III**
    This course is for students who are interested in pursuing photo and graphic communications professionally.  Each student will be expected to apply the skills learned in Digital Photography I and II during a service-learning project in which they provide a photographic service to an organization or business.
     


    MARKETING
     
    • Marketing
    Exposes students to many facets of business and marketing.
     
    Advanced Marketing
    Designed to further the students’ knowledge in the field of marketing by examining product distribution, pricing, selling, and visual merchandising.
     
    • Retail Operations
    This course is designed to provide students with advanced training in retail sales, marketing, and the financial aspects of business operations.
     


    SPORTS MEDICINE
     
    • Sports Medicine 1-2
    An introductory level course designed for students interested in fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, medicine, physiology of exercise, biomechanics, and other sports medicine related fields.
     
    • Sports Medicine 3-4
    The course covers prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of advance sports injuries, taping and wrapping of injuries, and emergency procedures.