Computer Education is designed to equip the students with the knowledge and skills to be competent individuals of the digital age. It provides a venue for the students to gain competency in the use of different computer programs and applications. Computer Ethics guides the students in their laboratory outputs and use of the internet.
Computer lessons include effective digital communication through the creation, manipulation and design of graphics and images with the use of Adobe Photoshop CS4. The lessons will also cover animation using Adobe Flash CS4 and web design using Adobe Dreamweaver CS4. Using the programming language Action Script 3.0, which is integrated in Adobe Flash CS4, the students will learn how to create interactive applications, e-learning content and e-tools. Using Visual Basic.NET, students will create and develop varied programs.
Home Arts provides for learning opportunities in Basic Clothing Construction. The course covers areas like different machine stitches, effective and creative use of the sewing machine and production of simple home accessories. The students develop technical skills that may be applied in other endeavors. The highlight of the course is the creation or modification of wearable and innovative garments and other novelty items. Ultimately, the students will develop appropriate preferences in clothing as young ladies.
Home Living as a course will help the students acquire desirable habits, skills and attitudes related to nutrition, good food, health and wellness. The students will learn the proper and safe ways to move around and work in the kitchen. The highlight of the course is the preparation of varied soups, salads and sandwiches for healthier living for oneself and the family.
Applied Fashion Design and Technology provides students with basic concepts and skills in Fashion Designing. The course introduces the students to creative and technical skills and the key principles in drafting patterns and constructing clothes. The major output of the students center on innovative garments which will be featured in a “Project Runway Challenge.” In this culminating activity, the students are guided in the promotion of the values of simplicity, modesty and propriety.
Culinary Arts provides hands-on learning opportunities on the basics of cooking and baking. Culinary experiences may vary from simple recipes to age-old tested classic meals and desserts. Entrepreneurship is introduced as students will learn how to cost, package, and sell their baked products or meals for a good profit. The course includes lessons on business ethics.
Research as a subject combines academic rigor with real world relevance. Investigative researches support the school’s environmental advocacies. Thus, students produce studies to provide alternative solutions to problems such as air, water and land pollution.
Application of scientific principles learned in the different science disciplines finds its way in the various investigative projects of the students. It encourages the students to ask questions, frame hypotheses and design their own experiments to draw conclusions. Students defend their work before a panel of judges who are experts in their respective fields of study.
Basic Accounting as a course provides students with the essential knowledge of accounting principles. This helps them understand the language of business and prepares them to be future business leaders and entrepreneurs with integrity and conscience. Discussions on business accounting concepts and processes, supplemented with illustrative problems, develop students’ skills in critical thinking and making sound financial decisions. The course emphasizes values like honesty, accuracy, precision, responsibility, and organization, all of which are essential to succeed in any given field.