Automotive Service is designed to teach entry-level skills to students, including: a variety of auto related skills such as brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronics systems, and engine performance.
This Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Biomedical Sciences Program is a sequence of six S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) based courses allows students to explore the concepts of human medicine and are introduced to bioinformatics; including mapping and analyzing DNA.
The goal of this program is to focus on the high performance content and strategies necessary to effectively engage students in the technology skills needed for success in competitive business careers, such as administrative support, office management, and also in the high-demand field of medical office.
Computer Networking and Security provides students with the skills they need to succeed in today's ever-changing world of Information Technology. The program introduces Networking and Security principles to prepare students for good paying entry level IT careers. Though not a traditional career path for women, the IT industry offers unlimited possibilities for those looking for constant challenges.
Cosmetology emphasizes instruction in the theory and practical skills needed to prepare students to take the basic or instructional licensing examination given by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology.
Students work on a variety of machines, such as highway trucks, autos, agricultural equipment, and construction equipment. They will gain the knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment into the diesel mechanics field.
In PLTW Engineering students engage in applying science, technology, engineering, and math through a project-based, hands-on approach to solve complex open-ended problems in a real world context. Students learn and apply the engineering design process, and use the same industry leading technology and software as are used in the world's top companies. Before beginning post-secondary education or entering careers, students are given an opportunity to learn about different engineering disciplines. Students are immersed in design as they investigate topics such as sustainability, structures, civil engineering, architecture, and manufacturing.
The rigorous instruction includes LTC clinical rotations and acute care clinical rotations, lectures, self-study units, hands-on-experiences in our state-of- the-art simulation lab, computer application, and active group participation.
The residential heating and air conditioning program will provide students with the opportunity to gain skills needed to be successful in this fast-growing service industry. Students learn to install, repair, and maintain residential heating and air conditioning equipment.
Multimedia Technology provides a rich learning environment where students develop broadcasting, animation, electronic publishing, photography, and digital video skills as they prepare communications to be marketed worldwide. Students will use their creativity to design, develop, produce, edit and broadcast weekly newscasts, student spotlights, program spotlights, and other events on Facebook.com/WestTechCenter. The environment will enable students to gain the skills needed for life-long learning, flexibility, and the ability to meet deadlines.
Practical Nursing (PN) Program strives to provide students with an educational experience that is cutting edge and industry driven. The students are challenged to integrate critical thinking and clinical judgement to make valid nursing decisions in providing client care. The PN Program proceeds at a fast pace and needs the students to be self-disciplined and active learners.
Safety procedures for chemicals, equipment, and personal protection are all taught for use in facility maintenance such as businesses, schools, hotel/motel and medical facilities. Basic landscaping skills plus operation and maintenance of lawn equipment learned will add value to any custodial employment.
The Teacher Prep Program focuses on various careers within the educational system. This career major emphasizes career skills to become a successful educator. Students will develop skills in areas such as communication, technology, teaching methods, problem solving, and managing a learning environment. Students will have the opportunity to gain teaching experience through field experiences.
Welding and Metal Fabrication is designed to teach skills needed to find a position in this productive field. Individuals who are skilled in welding and joining metals are always in demand. Through our performance based training, students will learn how welding systems work. Also, they will learn the safe and correct use of equipment, tools, and materials.