Programs of Study

Last Updated: 10/23/2019 1:10 PM

Agriculture and Natural Resources is a two year program designed to instruct students in all phases of agriculture and related fields. Poultry science, genetics, showmanship, plant management, and equipment maintenance/welding are amount the topics covered by the instructor. There are 2 greenhouse students use of clinical experience. There are also two 8th grade Ag Science classes taught first and second period.

Health Science is a two year program designed to teach the students the basic skills used in the field of medicine. By combining classroom and clinical work students acquire knowledge for dealing with patients as well as basic nursing skills. Second year students introduced to the clinical aspects of dental hygiene, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, and support services. Upon completion of years Health Science will count for 2 of the sciences and 1 health unit as required for graduation. Health Science Core is an Honors class.

Construction Trades is a two year basic and technical skills in carpentry, electrical wiring masonry, and plumbing. Students receive instruction in all phases of the construction industry including the use of equipment, selection and cost of materials, and reading blueprints. Second year students focus on carpentry skills

Teacher Academy is a two year program that allows students to learn the basic fundamentals of teaching from pre-k through high school. Clinical as well as classroom work will allow students to become knowledgeable in each aspect of the educational process. Students in Teacher Academy will be taught using technology such as skyping, web based tools, dell phones, and social media.

Metal Fabrication is a two year program designed to teach students both welding and machine shop. With a combination of classroom and shop work, students will learn to use different machines such as lathes and millwork machines as well as learning to wield.

Business and Marketing is a two year program designed to teach students sales and marketing skills. This course is a study of the distribution of production until it reaches the consumer. The topics include salesmanship, advertising, market research, and human relations. The laboratory work this class includes a school structure, which contains sales equipment and merchandise. Students will receive credit for Economies up completion of this course.

Early Childhood Service is a two year program that provides students with the basic skills and training for entry level employment as a child care worker. Through classroom instruction and work in the pre-school setting, child care student receive factual information as well as practical experience with young children. First year student are taught basic information about the growth, development discipline and guidance of pre-school children. Second year students gain on-the-job experience by working with local kindergarten students. *The Vo-Tech also offers Family Dynamics and Nutrition and Wellness for 2 periods.

Vocational Counseling A qualified counselor is available to provide student with information and assistance in development and us of skills necessary for the decision making, problem solving, career and life planning, job placement, and personal issues.

Student Servics Coordinator The Student Services Coordinator works with students individually or in small group settings that are essential for the successful completion of a vocational training program. The SSC instructors also coordinate activities for the students with other academic teachers.

LAW & PUBLIC SAFETY is a 2 year course that provides students with the history of law and legal systems in the U.S. and corrections in Mississippi. Second year students will also study emergency management and the military.    

** Students wishing to enroll in a class must have no major discipline referrals including fights, willful disobedience, disrespect and alcohol or drugs: must read at an 8th grade level, and must have a “C” or higher in their last English