Automotive Collision Repair Technology (ACR)

From the moment you step into the state-of-the-art workshop, you will receive hands-on training in many aspects of automotive collision repair. This includes shop safety, non-structural body repair, advanced body repair, and advanced painting and refinishing. Basic instruction focuses on the Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.) Task List, which is designed to meet national accreditation requirements. If you are confident with your manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and are ready for hard, physical work, this program can lead you to a rewarding occupation both professionally and financially.

Automotive Service Technology (AST)

Services automobiles is one of the most rapidly advancing technologies in the world with many opportunities for skilled technicians. Students will be trained in engine repair, electrical, engine performance, air conditioning, brakes, steering, and suspension systems. Basic instruction focuses on the A.S.E. Task List which is designed to meet national accreditation requirements. Auto Service Technology offers hands-on experience, including live-work projects and using specialized tools.

Applied Welding Technology (AWT)

The Applied Welding Technology program prepares you for a wide variety of career choices. A welding career can take you all over the world. Students will receive training on various welding techniques and procedures such as arc welding, oxyacetylene cutting, and gas metal and tungsten arc welding. Skills attained include shop organization, blueprint reading, and training for possible certification in Stick, TIG, and MIG welding. This hands-on curriculum is designed to teach you skills necessary to pass Oklahoma state code tests, most major company code tests for TIG and MIG, and stick pipe welding. If you have any interest in designing projects, have satisfactory vision and manual dexterity, and have a desire to work with your hands, then this program is a great fit for you.

Computer Repair & Networking (NET)

The Networking program prepares you for an exciting and fast-paced career. Information Technology has become a major industry in the United States. Many applications are required to gather, store, manipulate, and move information through computers and networks. Information technology personnel are responsible for managing and operating a computer network and troubleshooting client/server issues. Students will learn to work with hardware (computers and cables), software (operating systems and applications), and support end-user needs. Students completing this program have the opportunity to gain various industry certifications, including A+ and CCENT. Students will be familiar with computer networking, computer repair and troubleshooting, and have experience with computer programming.

Construction Technology (CST)

The Construction Technology program provides training for today’s highly technical workforce. Upon completion of this program, students will earn an NCCER National Certification Level One with available specialization options in Electricity, Plumbing, Carpentry, and Heat & Air. Upon completion of this program, students may begin working as an apprentice in a specific area or continue their education in college.

Cosmetology (COS)

Cosmetologists perform a variety of services which cover all phases of the beauty culture. The Cosmetology program will prepare you for an exciting career utilizing your own creativity and entrepreneurial skills. This will include nail services (manicuring, pedicuring, and acrylics enhancements), skin services (facials, makeup, and hair removal), and hair services (hair cutting, styling, and chemical services). Cosmetologists often specialize in one or more of these areas. The cosmetology industry has evolved into an increasingly complex and artistic profession. Strong human relations skills and the ability to communicate with people are of major importance. The hands-on instruction combined with the practical experience with live clients in our on-site, appointment-based salon helps each student become prepared to take the State Board of Cosmetology Licensing exam.

Culinary Arts (CUL)

The Hospitality Industry is one of the nation’s largest employers offering many different employment opportunities; from restaurants to cruise ships, the possibilities are endless. Tri County Tech’s Culinary Arts students are prepared through classroom experience, hands-on training, and the student-operated Osage Room Buffets. Students also learn by preparing meals daily for the Osage Market – the campus snack bar. The Culinary Arts program not only teaches the techniques needed, but gives the student a realistic work environment to apply the skills learned in the classroom. Students rotate through the following stations: Bakery, Hot Food Prep, Poultry and Cold Foods, Grill and Cashier, Steward Catering, and Dish Room.

Early Care & Education (ECE)

The Early Care and Education program prepares you for a rewarding career shaping the lives of young children. The ECE program is located in the three-star, Dual Accredited (NAEYC and NAC) Child Development Center. You will gain hands on classroom experience with children ages six weeks to five years. Early childhood professionals are concerned with the educational, emotional, and physical development of young children and work closely to build relationships with the children, their families, and communities. After completing the ECE program, students will be prepared to apply for the National Child Development Associate Credential. Students will also have the opportunity to be on the Oklahoma Registry, have their ELCCT Certificate, Master Teacher Certificate, and fingerprint background check, which are all required by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services to be employed in the field of child care. A few of the sixteen courses of the program include Child Development, Developing Curriculum, Health and Safety for Children, and Nutrition for Children.

Environmental & Spatial Technology (EAST)

EAST is an exciting 21st century learning environment which includes teamwork, collaboration, community projects, and self-directed learning. It’s not a traditional class; the ultimate goal is to solve real problems in the community. Learn by watching YouTube videos, doing tutorials, and using forums – not textbooks or lectures. You choose what you learn. Choices include: digital video recording, effects and editing; computer coding, development, game design, 3D modeling, printing, animation and computer graphics, audio composition and editing, computer-aided drafting and design, webpage design, computer and mobile app development, photo editing, photogrammetry, geographical information systems, and global positioning systems.

Graphic Communications (GCT)

Work toward an exciting and fast-paced career in a variety of areas, including graphic design, digital printing, large format printing, offset printing, digital photography, and vinyl signage (banners, decals, etc.). Students will work with Macintosh computers and the latest design software to create professional and innovative projects, including t-shirts, posters, personalized calendars, and other fun products. If you are creative and enjoy producing real world projects, Graphic Communications is a great way to start! Students will work toward ACT Work Keys Work Readiness certification, Skills Connect Assessments, and PrintEd competencies.

Marketing Management (MKT)

Famous brands like Nike©, Disney©, Apple©, and American Eagle© all have one thing in common – successful marketing specialists who know how to reach their audience. Enroll in the Marketing Management Program and learn real marketing, business, and entrepreneurship skills to help you excel in any career field you choose. A wide variety of fields will be covered, including fashion, sports, entertainment, and tourism. Students will learn the highlights of how to start a business, become a manager, sales techniques, and how to create effective marketing campaigns using video commercials, podcasting, and social media. Enjoy a relaxed, creative environment in an innovative and state-of-the-art classroom.

Medicine & Biosciences (MED)

This program is designed for high school students who are interested in the fields of healthcare and/or medicine. Rigorous math and science classes are combined with medically-related curricula to provide students with the academics they will need to be successful in a bachelor’s degree program and to strengthen their understanding and opportunities in the broad fields of medicine and bioscience. The Project Lead the Way© curriculum integrates exciting, project-based learning in human body systems and various health conditions as well as medical interventions allowing student enrichment and providing real-world experiences.

Pre-Engineering (ENG)

The Pre-Engineering program is designed to introduce students to engineering careers. The Project Lead the Way© curriculum combines higher-level math and science courses with a sequence of engineering courses to better prepare students for college. Through projects, students work in teams to research, design, and construct solutions to authentic engineering problems. Pre-Engineering courses include Introduction to Engineering Design and Principles of Engineering as well as foundation courses and specialty courses in the following areas: Aerospace Engineering, Digital Electronics, Computer Science and Software Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture. Engineering Design and Development is the capstone course where students can develop their own invention or innovation and defend their project to a panel of professionals for review and feedback.

Pre-Nursing (NRS)

Students interested in beginning their career in the healthcare industry are the ideal candidates for this one-year program. The Pre-Nursing program has been created in cooperation with medical professionals to educate students through actual clinical experiences while training to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in long-term care and home health. Students will train for and take the state certification exam necessary for entry-level employment as a CNA. Anatomy and physiology for high school science credit is an important part of the curriculum. Included in the program is the study of medical terminology, infection control, medical law and ethics, vital signs, CPR, first aid, and employability skills. Students will be prepared to go to advanced training upon graduation.

Precision Machining Operations (PMO)

Machinists are trained professionals who use machinery to make or modify metal, plastic, or wood products. Students learn the basics of setting up and operating machine tools like computer controlled mills and lathes, the drill press, grinders, manual metal lathes, and mills as well as using common metal-working hand tools, including precision measuring instruments. Key components of the Precision Machining course include blueprint reading, quality control, metal properties, and heat treatment of machine-ready metals. To be work ready, students are trained to program, set-up, and operate computer numeric controlled (CNC) machines. These high wage, high skill jobs can be found in fields such as electrical submersible oil pump production, aviation and aircraft production and maintenance, plastic and PVC fittings, and valve production (just to name a few).

Teacher Prep Program (TPP)

For those interested in education careers, the new one-year Teacher Prep program will be very beneficial. Career skills focusing on the various careers within the educational field will be emphasized. Students will become familiar with current topics of focus within the classroom such as communication, technology, teaching methods, problem-solving skills, and management of the learning environment. These skills will be practiced in a state-of-the-art classroom, through an internship field experience involving observations, and as direct student instruction. At the end of the program, students will take an Education Fundamentals assessment to help prepare them for the GRE as well as a ParaPro Assessment which will qualify them to serve as a Para Professional.

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