With the implementation of HB 5, students will graduate with a high school Foundation Graduation Program. Students must earn 22 credits to complete their graduation plan. In addition to these state requirements, students at Wheeler ISD will be required to complete 4 additional credits: 1 credit World History, ½ credit Speech, ½ Health, and 2 additional electives.
In addition to the foundation program students are also given the opportunity to earn an endorsement in one of the following Career & Technical Education Programs: Business & Industry and Public Services. Each of these programs has specific clusters in which students can enroll. Determining which cluster students will be participating in is dependent on elective credits. In order to obtain an endorsement within a specific cluster, students are required to take the following classes.
Business & Industry
Animal Science Design & Multimedia Arts
Principles of Agriculture & Natural Resources Principles of Arts, Audio Video Technology & Communications
Small Animal Management Video Game Design
Equine Science Graphics I
Livestock Production Graphics II
Advanced Animal Science
Family & Community Services Healthcare Therapeutic
Principles of Human Services Principles of Health Science
Human Growth & Development Medical Terminology
Child Development Health Science Theory
Family & Community Services Practicum in Health Science
If you have any questions, contact Coach Bailey or Mrs. Shaw.