In addition to the myriad of SHS Programs for Success offered at Sandusky High School, aligned elective courses are also available. Prior to program enrollment, aligned elective courses allow for initial exposure to a program. However, elective courses may also be taken if a student chooses not to enter a program and simply wants to partake in the course.
Family & Consumer Sciences Electives
What do you plan on doing after high school? Whether going to college or pursuing a career, Family & Consumer Science Electives will equip you with the knowledge to live independently.
• Child Development
• Global Foods
• Culinary Fundamentals
• Principles of Nutrition & Wellness
• Textiles & Interiors
• Leadership & Community Engagement
• Senior Life
Interested in running your own business or simply being able to manage your own finances? Business electives will set you up for success.
• Professional and Technical Sales
• Digital Marketing & Design
• Business Foundations
• MicroComputer Applications I & II
• Personal Money Management
Computer Science Electives
Does the thought of creating computer games, websites and new apps excite you? Take part in Computer Science electives to learn more!
• Introduction to Programming
• Introduction to Web Design
• Introduction to Video Game Design
• Introduction to Application Design
Interested in learning more about Engineering and Architecture? Want to get a better idea about the coursework before committing to the program. Engineering electives introduce you to the program’s coursework.
• Exploring Design Engineering & Architecture
• Introduction to Engineering
• Introduction to Architecture
Health Careers Electives:
Have you always dreamed of a career in the medical profession. This elective gives you the opportunity to not only explore a number of health careers but also gives you the introductory information you need to work in the medical field!
• Health Careers Exploration
Designed specifically for 9th graders, Introduction to STEM allows students to explore six mini-courses over the course of the school year: AutoCad Basics, Welding Concepts, Material Processing Fundamentals, Elements of Construction, Intro to Small Engine Maintenance and Intro to Aviation
Careers & Drone Robotics. 10th graders can partake in Intro to Manufacturing & Construction Technology which is preparatory for Welding, Construction and Manufacturing Programs
• Introduction to STEM
• Introduction to Manufacturing & Technology
Performing Arts Electives:
If you would like to learn more about the performing arts, but aren’t looking at the arts as a career pathway, you might find these electives beneficial.
• Acting for Film
• Make-Up & Costuming
• Technical Theater
• Script Analysis
• Introduction to Dance
• Dance Foundations
Interested in learning more about becoming a pilot or working with drones? Or perhaps you would like to learn how to fix small engines, transmissions and cooling systems? These are great precursors to our
• Air Transportation
• Ground Transportation
• Family & Consumer Sciences
• Computer Science
• Health Careers
• Performing Arts