Career & Technical (CTE)

Career Planning & Development

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Introducing high school students to the working world, this course provides the knowledge and insight necessary to compete in today’s challenging job market. This relevant and timely course helps students investigate careers as they apply to personal interests and abilities, develop the skills and job search documents needed to enter the workforce, explore the rights of workers and traits of effective employees, and address the importance of professionalism and responsibility as careers change and evolve. This one-semester course includes lessons in which students create a self-assessment profile, a cover letter, and a résumé that can be used in their educational or career portfolio.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Computer Applications: Office® 2010

32020000240

This full-year course introduces students to the features and functionality of the most widely used productivity software in the world: Microsoft® Office®. Through video instruction, interactive skill demonstrations, and numerous hands-on practice assignments, students learn to develop, edit and share Office® 2010 documents for both personal and professional use. By the end of this course, students will have developed basic proficiency in the most common tools and features of the Microsoft® Office® 2010 suite of applications: Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, and Outlook®.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Microsoft Office Specialist

32020000240

This two-semester course introduces students to the features and functionality of Microsoft Office 2010 while preparing them for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of the Microsoft User Specialist (MOS) certification program. Through video instruction, interactive skills demonstrations, practice assignments, and unit-level assessments, students become proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. By the end of the course, students are prepared to demonstrate their skills by obtaining one or more MOS certifications.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semesters
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Digital Arts

2010000110

Digital Arts focuses on building a solid foundation of the elements of art and design: line, shape, form, color, value, space, and texture. Topics include learning processes for evaluating artworks and identifying selected artists’ works, styles, and historical periods. Student learn 3D space in a 2D environment; filters, gradients, and highlights; and methods of working with color. By the end of this course, students will have created a unique portfolio of digital artwork, including repeating images to be used as a computer’s desktop background, a logo with text, two images scaled proportionally to one another, and a poster image and layout. Students advance their skills using Inkscape, a free open-source alternative to Adobe® Illustrator®, and also learn new tools such as the Spiral, Bezier, and Paint Bucket Tools.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

32020000220

This one-semester course teaches the key skills and concepts students need to know to plan and launch a business. Students learn about real-life teen entrepreneurs; characteristics of successful entrepreneurs; how to attract investors and manage expenses; sales stages, planning, and budgeting; how to generate business ideas and create a business plan; and how to promote and market a company. Topics include exploring factors of business success and failure, economic systems, competition, production, costs and pricing, accounting, bookkeeping, and financial reporting, working with others, and successfully managing employees.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Personal Finance

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This introductory finance course teaches what it takes to understand the world of finance and make informed decisions about managing finances. Students learn more about economics and become more confident in setting and researching financial goals as they develop the core skills needed to be successful. In this one-semester course, students learn how to open bank accounts, invest money, apply for loans, apply for insurance, explore careers, manage business finances, make decisions about major purchases, and more. Students will be inspired by stories from finance professionals and individuals who have reached their financial goals.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Projects in Game Design

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Utilizing the Multimedia Fusion 2® software program, this supplemental course allows students to build a solid foundation in the fundamentals of game design and development. Students create an impressive portfolio of interactive, engaging games such as a classic two-player ping-pong game, a block-breaking action game, and a maze game with moving obstacles. Students learn the MMF2 language of events, conditions, and actions; game objects that track scores, lives, time, and more; and automated, random, and user-controlled movement. Topics include libraries, game sounds, and game-design concepts including objects, layers and frames, cursors and crosshairs, pixels and coordinates, calculations, title and end screens, and looping animations.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Health Science Concepts

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This yearlong course introduces high school students to the fundamental concepts of anatomy and physiology—including the organization of the body, cellular functions, and the chemistry of life. As they progress through each unit, students learn about the major body systems, common diseases and disorders, and the career specialties associated with each system. Students investigate basic medical terminology as well as human reproduction and development. Students are introduced to these fundamental health science concepts through direct instruction, interactive tasks, and practice assignments. This course is intended to provide students with a strong base of core knowledge and skills that can be used in a variety of health science career pathways.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Introduction to Business

32020000140

In this two‐semester introductory course, students learn the principles of business using real‐world examples—learning what it takes to plan and launch a product or service in today’s fast‐paced business environment. This course covers an introduction to economics, costs and profit, and different business types. Students are introduced to techniques for managing money, personally and as a business, and taxes and credit; the basics of financing a business; how a business relates to society both locally and globally; how to identify a business opportunity; and techniques for planning, executing, and marketing a business to respond to that opportunity.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Introduction to Health Science

36010000090

This high school course introduces students to a variety of healthcare careers, as they develop the basic skills required in all health and medical sciences. In addition to learning the key elements of the U.S. healthcare system, students learn terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathologies, diagnostic and clinical procedures, therapeutic interventions, and the fundamentals of medical emergency care. Throughout the course, instructional activities emphasize safety, professionalism, accountability, and efficiency for workers within the health care field.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Introduction to Information Technology

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This course introduces students to the essential technical and professional skills required in the field of Information Technology (IT). Through hands-on projects and written assignments, students gain an understanding of the operation of computers, computer networks, Internet fundamentals, programming, and computer support. Students also learn about the social impact of technological change and the ethical issues related to technology. Throughout the course, instructional activities emphasize safety, professionalism, accountability, and efficiency for workers within the field of IT.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Medical Terminology

36010000140

This semester-long course introduces students to the structure of medical terms, plus medical abbreviations and acronyms. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to health care settings, medical procedures, pharmacology, human anatomy and physiology, and pathology. The knowledge and skills gained in this course provide students entering the health care field with a deeper understanding of the application of the language of health and medicine. Students are introduced to these skills through direct instruction, interactive tasks, practice assignments, and unit-level assessments.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

Microsoft® Office® Specialist

35010000020

This two-semester course introduces students to the features and functionality of Microsoft® Office® 2010 while preparing them for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of the Microsoft User Specialist (MOS) certification program. Through video instruction, interactive skills demonstrations, practice assignments, and unit-level assessments, students become proficient in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, and Access®. By the end of the course, students are prepared to demonstrate their skills by obtaining one or more MOS certifications.

Details:

  • Course Length: 2 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: Edgenuity

ACC 041: Accounting

32020000010

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of what accounting is, and the necessary skills and ability to learn more.

By the end of this course, they will have learned how to record basic business transactions, post journal entries, prepare financial statements, and perform other accounting tasks. 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. The Accounting Profession: Attitude and Skills Needed to Succeed
  2. The Accounting Equation
  3. Learning the Debits and Credits of a Business Transaction
  4. Journalize and Post Transactions
  5. Prepare Financial Statements
  6. Closing Entries
  7. Cash Management

AUTO 043: Automotive Basics

40090000020

This course will not prepare students to be certified auto mechanics, but it will teach students to perform basic auto maintenance and repair tasks on their own.

It will also give them the confidence to discuss complex auto problems with a mechanic. This course is a basic introduction to the principles that make automobiles work. What would you do if you got into your car in the morning and it would not start? How would you fix a flat tire in the middle of a busy freeway, or in the middle of nowhere? AUTO 043 is a practical approach for saving money and time. 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Auto 043: Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • You Can Maintain Your Own Vehicle
  • Wheels: Balding At An Early Age
  • Oil: Easing The Daily Grind
  • The Electrical System: Lights, Battery, and Action
  • Brakes: Coming to a Complete Stop
  • Tune-up or Tune-Out
  • The Importance of Service

BLAW 041: Business Law

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In BLAW 041, students will gain an understanding of the law as it relates to them currently, as well as the implications of the law in their future lives, the lives of their families, and the lives of their friends.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Packet
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Law and Ethics
  2. Criminal Law
  3. Tort Law/Civil Law
  4. The Court System
  5. Contract Law
  6. Consumer Law
  7. Types of Business Organizations
  8. Employment Law and Agency Law OnlineTeacher-Led – TL  UC approved for 2017-2018 school year  

    Details:

    Course Length: 1 Semester Curriculum Provider: BYU IS

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS: BCOM 041

This business communications course explores strategies and skills needed to become an effective written and verbal communicator. Skills taught in this course are especially helpful in workplace communication, but are applicable to communication outside of work. OnlineTeacher-Led – TL  UC approved for 2017-2018 school year  

Details:

Course Length: 1 Semester Curriculum Provider: BYU IS

CHILD 041: Child Development, Part 1

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CHILD 041 is an introductory course in child development that begins with theories of child development then traces development from pregnancy to infancy.

Children do not come with a manual, but this course will help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child. This course includes a discussion of heredity and parenting skills. This is the first course in a two-part child development series (CHILD 041 and CHILD 043). 6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials: Child 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Overview of Child Development
  2. Parenting
  3. Bonding, Nurturing, and Self-Concept
  4. Conception, Heredity, Environment, Birth Defects
  5. Characteristics of Pregnancy
  6. Prenatal Development and Delivery

CHILD 043: Child Development, Part 2

34010000020

In this second part of the series, students will learn about how children develop from birth to adolescence, including parenting methods; childhood illnesses; children with different physical, emotional, and intellectual abilities; and child abuse.

Children do not come with a manual, but this course will help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child. This is the second course in a two-part child development series (CHILD 041 and CHILD 043). 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: CHILD 041 (Child Development, Part 1) or equivalent.
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. The Neonate
  2. The Developing Infant
  3. The Toddler
  4. Preschool Through Adolescence
  5. Parenting
  6. Childhood Health and Wellness
  7. Quality Care and Challenging Times

CLOTH 041: Clothing Construction

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This course introduces students to the basic principles and skills required to sew, including design concepts, selecting and preparing patterns, operating sewing equipment, and completing a sewing project.

Students in CLOTH 041 will submit a portfolio of work to the instructor for a grade. 6 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (6 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Sewing machine
    • Sewing scissors
    • Pins
    • Needle
    • Thread
    • Tape measure,
    • One yard of scrap material
    • Buttons
    • Interfacing (woven and fusible).
    • Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Sewing Impressions for Today
  2. Sewing Equipment
  3. Patterns
  4. Pattern Sizing and Fitting
  5. Fabric Selection, Preparation, and Notions
  6. Layout, Cutting, and Marking

CLOTH 047: Clothing Fashion Fundamentals

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This course includes a history of fashion, including a brief survey of current fashion designers.

CLOTH 047 also introduces students to careers in clothing and fashion design. Do you have a passion for fashion? Are you craving a career in clothing? Or maybe you are in a bind, your personal style hanging by a thread. Whatever the reason, students who take CLOTH 047 will learn how to apply the fundamentals of fashion to their own wardrobe. 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials: This course functions best using the Mozilla Firefox browser, Cloth 047 – Textile Swatches, Cloth 047 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Does Fashion Suit You? Clothing and Fashion Basics
  2. Fashion Time-Travel: A History of Fashion
  3. Fashion FUN-damentals: Principles & Elements of Fashion
  4. Where Do Clothes Come From? Clothing Textiles and Production
  5. Let’s Go Shopping: Consumer and Business Strategies
  6. I Have Nothing to Wear! Personal Fashion Characteristics
  7. Backstage Pass to Fashion: Costume Construction

CTECH 041: Computer Technology

32020000240

This course provides an introduction to computer application software. Students will learn to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using the Microsoft Office 2007 Suite. The basics of operating systems and the use of e-mail are covered. 12 lessons, 10 assignment submissions (7 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 3 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • CTECH 041 requires a computer program called MyITLab and the Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010 Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Previous versions of the Microsoft programs will not work for this course. Students who already have the 2007/2010 Office Suite should purchase the first option on the list of textbooks, which is MyITLab by itself. The second option is a combination of MyITLab and a six-month trial version of Microsoft Office 2010 Suite for those who do not have it. If students purchase the combined package, they will need to finish the course before the six-month trial period ends. Students must also have a broadband Internet connection and a computer with Windows XP SP2. The Vista operating system will work for this course, but saving and organizing files are demonstrated using Windows XP. CTECH 041 will not work with a Macintosh computer. This course was created using Office 2007. You can use Office 2010 to complete the course. There will be some small differences between the course and Office 2010 but the main concepts are the same.
    • Pearson Learning , MyITLab( 2010, 9780558851774 ) $ 31.80
    • Pearson Learning , MyITLab w/180-day trial of Microsoft 2010( 2012, 9781256414773 ) $ 49.50
    • Ctech 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Computer Basics
  2. Laws and Ethics in the Computer Age
  3. Using Online Resources
  4. Cumulative Speedback Review 1
  5. Word Processing Skills
  6. Business Communications
  7. Cumulative Speedback Review 2
  8. Portfolio Submission 1
  9. Spreadsheets
  10. Electronic Presentations
  11. Cumulative Speedback Review 3
  12. Portfolio Submission 2

FINL 041: Financial Literacy: Money Matters

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Students will learn how to wisely manage money, plan for the future, and achieve their financial goals.

They will have access to www.themoneyplanner.com, a popular online money management tool that can help students manage their money and plan for the future. Do you want to be a millionaire by the time you are 50? How about 40? 30? Do you know how to find your credit score? Can you balance a budget? Did you get a good deal on your car loan? FINL 041 will answer these and other important financial questions. 10 lessons, 10 assignment submissions (9 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: It is recommended that a student complete Pre-Algebra before taking this course.
  • Required Materials: Finl 041 – The Money Planner Website Access, Finl 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Get Money on Your Side
  2. Get on the Right Track, Track, Track
  3. Consumer Awareness
  4. Pick a Target and Aim
  5. Don’t Go Blindly Charging
  6. Savings and Investments
  7. Trim, Train, and Prepare for Your Future
  8. Paychecks and Deductions
  9. Insurance, Risk Management, and Retirement Preparation
  10. Workbook Submission

FOODS 041: Food And Nutrition, Part 1

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In FOODS 041, students will use a variety of sources and activities to discover how food affects the way their body works, including cooking meals, researching individual nutrition needs, tracking eating habits, and planning meals based on scientific guidelines.

In this hands-on course, students will also learn about different careers related to food and nutrition through interviews with various professionals in the field. This is the first course in a two-part food and nutrition series (FOODS 041 and FOODS 043). 6 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (6 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Access to a kitchen
    • Measuring tools
    • Cutting tools
    • Cooking/baking pans, etc
    • Regular or digital camera
    • Internet
    • Foods 041: Food And Nutrition, Part 1 Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Kitchen Management
  2. Food: Keeping the Body Fit
  3. Food: Giving the Body Energy
  4. Food: Regulating Body Functions
  5. Food: Building the Body’s Cells and Tissues
  6. Careers in the Food and Nutrition Industry

FOODS 043: Food and Nutrition 2

34010000150

In FOODS 043 students will learn how to plan, prepare, and serve meals. Lessons also focus on how consumer choices are influenced and the importance of nutrition.

This is the second course in a two-part food and nutrition series (FOODS 041 and FOODS 043). 7 lessons, 12 assignment submissions (10 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: FOODS 041 (or equivalent)
  • Required Materials:
    • Access to a kitchen
    • Measuring tools
    • Cutting tools
    • Cooking/baking pans, etc
    • Regular or digital camera
    • DVD Player
    • Foods 043 – DVD
    • Foods 043 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Kitchen Management
  2. Safety and Sanitation
  3. Responsible Consumer Behavior
  4. Nutritional Needs and Health Concerns
  5. Meal Planning for the Family
  6. Meal Preparation Techniques for Meals
  7. Meal Service

GARD 041: Home Gardening

30010000160

This course introduces students to vegetable gardening, including design, preparation, planting, and growing. Nothing tastes better than a big red tomato picked ripe from your own garden! 6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

    • Course Length: 1 Semester
    • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
    • Prerequisites: NONE
    • Required Materials:
      • Students will need a notebook for a garden journal and graph paper for planning a garden.
      • Gard 041 – CD
      • Printed Course Packet
    • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool

Syllabus:

  1. How Much Should I grow? How Much Space Will It Require?
  2. Garden Strategies You Need to Know; Designing the Garden
  3. Preparing the Soil, Planning for Water, and Planting the Seeds
  4. Growing Vegetables and Problems Encountered
  5. Fruits
  6. Nut Tress, Dried Beans, Seeds, and Tools

INTDE 041: Interior Design, Part 1

34010000210

This course covers methods for organizing interior environments to enhance comfort, function, and aesthetics. This is the first course in a two-part interior design series (INTDE 041 and INTDE 043). 6 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (6 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Students need access to a set of watercolors, scissors, glue or paper clips, and a few magazines that can be cut up.
    • Intde 041 – Printed Course Readings
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Housing Needs/Programming and Presentation
  2. Elements and Principles of Design
  3. Color
  4. Space Planning
  5. Backgrounds
  6. Textiles

INTDE 043: Interior Design, Part 2

34010000210

This course covers architectural terminology, housing styles, furniture construction, furniture styles, home accessories, and lighting. This is the second course in a two-part interior design series (INTDE 041 and INTDE 043). 6 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (6 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: INTDE 041 (Interior Design, Part 1).
  • Required Materials:
    • No. 2 pencil
    • Clear plastic ruler
    • Scissors
    • Glue
    • Several sheets of white, lightweight (typing) paper
    • Several sheets of 8½” x 11” cardstock (preferably gray or white)
    • Few sheets of black construction paper
    • One sheet of colored construction paper
    • Black fine- or medium-tipped marker
    • Several colored marking pens
    • Colored pencils
    • Crayons or watercolors
    • Red, yellow, blue, black, and white tempera paints
    • 1–2 small paintbrushes
    • 2–3 magazines with pictures of rooms that can be cut out
    • Catalog listing home accessory prices
    • Catalog listing light fixture prices
    • and samples of carpet, drapery and upholstery fabric, paint chips, etc.
    • Intde 043 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • Architectural Terminology/Presentation
  • A History of Architecture
  • Furniture Construction
  • Furniture Styles
  • Accessories For the Home
  • Lighting

BMRKT 041: Marketing

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This course will help students to gain a working knowledge of marketing and distribution, including marketing careers, marketing functions, market segmentation, and channels of distribution. 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Bmrkt 041 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. An Overview of Marketing
  2. Marketing Functions and Activities
  3. Channels of Distribution
  4. Transportation and Storage
  5. Promoting Goods and Services
  6. Target Markets and Market Segmentation
  7. Pricing Objectives and Strategies

CHILD 051: Preparing for Responsible Parenthood

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CHILD 051 takes students through the basic roles of parenting, including practical knowledge for discipline; teaching values; communicating with children; and creating a nurturing, stress-free home environment.

Parenting is a skill that takes time to learn. Why not get started learning before it becomes critical? 6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Life’s very most important role: Parenthood
  2. The Parenting Team
  3. Governing the home — Who’s in charge?
  4. What do you want for your children?
  5. Stress: Handling it and talking about it
  6. What messages are you giving your kids?

COMMS 051: Public Speaking

06010000110

This course is an introduction to public speaking. It is media intensive and filled with several speeches and examples of various stages of speech development. 7 lessons, 11 assignment submissions (9 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Students must have access to a sound recorder to turn in speeches for critiquing. Additionally, QuickTime is needed to play the various video clips throughout the course.
    • COMMS 051 – Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  • The Power of Words
  • What’s the Occasion?
  • Where Are You Going with This?
  • The Building Blocks
  • Come Again?
  • Say It Like You Mean It
  • What You See Is What You Get

ENGN 041: Small Engine Repair

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ENGN 041 covers the fundamentals of small engine repair and servicing. After learning what makes two-cycle and four-cycle engines work, students in this course will get hands-on, guided experience disassembling a small engine.

If you do not like to get your fingers dirty, this course is not for you! 8 lessons, 9 assignment submissions (8 computer-graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: NONE
  • Required Materials:
    • Students will need to disassemble a small engine as part of the course. It is recommended that students use an old or non operating engine.
    • Roth , Small Gas Engines( 2004, 1-59070-183-6 ) $ 66.85
    • Engn 041 – DVD
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. Principles of Engine Operation
  2. Two- and Four-Cycle Engines
  3. Fuel Systems
  4. Carburetion
  5. Ignition Systems
  6. Lubrication Systems
  7. Cooling Systems
  8. Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting

ECON 041: Understanding Economics

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This course focuses on the study of economic problems and the methods by which societies solve them. It examines the characteristics of the market economy of the United States and its function in the world. It also explores methods of applying economics to life. 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer-graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

Details:

  • Course Length: 1 Semester
  • Curriculum Provider: BYU Independent Study
  • Prerequisites: Completion of GEOG 041 or its equivalent is recommended but not required.
  • Required Materials:
    • Printed Course Readings $10.00
  • Cost of tuition is covered by Provo eSchool.

Syllabus:

  1. It’s All Just Common Sense
  2. Organization is the Key
  3. Supply and Demand
  4. Let’s Get Down to Business
  5. The Government Takes Control
  6. Our Future is Determined by Our Past
  7. Yours, Mine, and Ours