Petal High School offers a variety of programs for students interested in something a little different!
Are you interested in child related careers? In Child Development you will learn about the social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth of children and the skills needed to nurture, guide and care for children.
Are you interested in graphics or computers? Then you may want to take Digital Media Technology or Information Technology.
The CTE department has something for everyone!
PHS offers 8 two year Career and Technical Education Programs:
New for the 2012-2013 school year
•Business Fundamentals/ Marketing
(offered as 4- One Credit Courses)
Digital Media Technology
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Health Science (Allied Health)
Thesecourses are offered on the high school campus and are just like other elective classes except for the class length and the amount of credits you receive. Each class lasts for 2 class periods all year or 1 block period all year and you receive 2 credits.
Completion of both years in Polymer Science, Health Science and Ag. and Natural Resources (staring with AG I 2012-2013) will count as a Science Credit towards graduation. Completing Health Science I will satisfy the 1/2 credit Health requirement for graduation. Completion of Business Fundamentals I (1 credit) and Business Fundamentals II (1 credit) will satisfy the Government 1/2 credit required during the senior year.
Other CTE courses offered:
Child Development-1/2 credit
Family Dynamics- 1/2 credit
Intro to Agriscience- 1 credit
If you are interested in finding out more about these programs come by my office any time! I look forward to seeing you!