Gold Seal

Agriculture & Horticulture

  • If you love to be outdoors, enjoy caring for animals and plants, and want to help conserve our natural resources – this is the program for you! Explore your future in Agriculture and Horticulture through hands-on experiences in small and large animal science, wildlife management, veterinary medicine, landscaping and nursery, floral design, horticulture, and much more.
     

    Roll up your sleeves and dig into:

    • Plant and Soil Science
    • Horticulture (hands-on plant studies and lab)
    • Landscape Design (Landscape Architecture and Construction)
    • Animal Science
    • Small and Large Animal Studies (Veterinary Medicine)

    Certifications: Certified Veterinary Assistant, Texas Certified Nursery Professional, Texas Master Gardener, Texas High School Floral Design, Texas Beef Quality Assurance

Architecture & Construction

  • Students who are creative and like to design and build things using technology and tools will enjoy the Architecture and Construction program. Architecture and construction is becoming more specialized to meet the needs of the progressive construction industry, including new building methods and materials. Students will learn general construction concepts, as well as valuable skills with construction tools and machinery through hands-on projects.
     

    Students in the Architecture Design Program of Choice learn:

    • Planning and programming
    • Design development
    • Cost estimates
    • Construction drawings
    • Construction tools and equipment, construction administration, and project management


    Certifications: OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety certification

STEM

  • Whether you are interested in exploring the world around us, developing solutions to problems, designing and creating structures, or want to invent and work with technologies that will impact our future – a STEM program will provide you with the tools and foundation necessary to launch your career. Through STEM, students can combine their interest and knowledge in these multi-faceted paths to discover their talents.
    In this Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering program, the focus is on math, science, and thinking creatively.
     

    Students learn:

    • Building and programming robots for competitions
    • Product design using 3D printer and CNC mill
    • Problem solving and STEM applications
    • Technical drawing design


    Certifications: Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate