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Course Groups

Agriculture Sciences

Students interested in the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources should consider enrolling in Agriculture Science courses. Careers in the Agri-science/Natural Resources Career Clusters are related to agriculture and natural resources and range from agricultural producer to veterinarian. All students enrolled in Agriculture courses are automatically enrolled in the National FFA Organization and members of the Webster City FFA Chapter. There is no fee for this membership, but students will be asked to participate in activities conducted by the Webster City FFA Chapter.

Art

The Art program is designed to be used by both beginning and advanced level students by students who will seek careers in Art, and those who will become intelligent consumers of the Arts. The four components of the Art program: Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Art History, and Studio Production will be integrated to teach students to communicate their ideas and emotions in many different ways.

Business

Business Education courses will benefit students interested in the Entrepreneurship/Marketing career clusters, as well as the Family and Human Services career clusters. Occupations in this area range from accounting to sales to tourism.

English/Langueage Arts

English is essential for all students. Although many courses are required, elective and/or advanced courses will benefit students in all career areas.

Family & Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Science courses benefit students interested in the Family and Human Services as well as hospitality and tourism career focus areas. Occupations range from chef to fashion or interior designer to child care director.

Health

Health Education is essential for all students as it provides information and decision-making skills. Students will have a solid understanding of wellness and how to make wellness a life-long habit. Careers directly related to health can be found in the Health Sciences career cluster.

Industrial Technology

Industrial Technology courses will benefit students interested in the architecture and construction, manufacturing, transportation,
distribution, and logistics, science, technology engineering and mathematics clusters. A hands-on approach is used to deliver the curriculum.

Mathmatics

Mathematics is essential for all students, regardless of the pathway leading to the world of work. Although many courses are required, elective and/or advanced courses will benefit all students.

Music

Music courses benefit students interested in any of the career clusters. Music contributes to the development of skills in language,
mathematics, science and overall academic achievement. Students involved in music not only develop physical skills but creativity,
self-expression, self-discipline, and social skills needed in every career cluster choice they decide to follow. Music provides students with skills for living a richer fuller life in today’s society. Music, the universal language of mankind, builds bridges of understanding between individuals, groups, and nations.

North Central Career Academy

Classes offered at the Career Academy in Eagle Grove

Physical Education

Physical Education, although required throughout a student’s high school career, is essential for good health and development. Physical Education benefits all students. Occupations related to this area range from physical therapist to teachers.

Science

Science courses benefit students in all career clusters. Science background and knowledge is imperative to everyday life regardless of career choice. Although many courses are required, elective courses will benefit students interested in engineering, agriculture, food, and natural resources and health science clusters. There are many occupations related to science, such as the following: any type of engineer, doctor, pharmacist, biologist, chemist, physicist, and educator.

Social Studies

Studies of world history, geography and contemporary social issues will help students entering post-secondary colleges/institutions as well as the world of work. Occupations related to social studies range from archeologist to professor.

World Languages

The main objective of World Language is to reach a level of functional competency with the language. Occupations incorporating
World language skills range from fine arts and communication to international trade and government. Essential skills needed involve: the ability to memorize lists of vocabulary words and, a working knowledge of grammar, good organizational skills as well as good study habits to stay caught up on daily written assignments, and a willingness to speak the language in front of others. The students will be expected to read, write and speak the language on a daily basis.