Course Outlines are developed with the cooperation of industry representatives from the career area for which the courses are designed. All course outlines are approved by the Board of Education and certified by the California Department of Education. All course outlines are aligned to the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards and California State Content Standards in Language Arts and Mathematics.
School of Art and Design
Begin your artistic career in Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world! Get hands-on experience at SoCal ROC with your visionary and innovative ideas: develop a video game; animate characters; create brochures, logos, postcards, and flyers; illustrate characters; edit photos; design a clothing line; produce a fashion show; silkscreen clothing and paper materials; and build a website. Students use sewing machines, a silkscreen press machine, and software including 3D Max, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and InDesign to produce their creative ideas
School of Engineering and Design
Jobs in the engineering sector are in demand. Build your foundation to your future with an exciting career pathway at SoCal ROC's School of Engineering and Design. Activities are hands-on and project based. Students learn how to use math, science, and technology for problem solving to construct model airplanes, repair cars, trouble-shoot computer hardware, connect computer networks, design 3D architecture, design products, interpret blueprints, understand principles and laws of engineering, assemble robots, weld metal, wire structures, thread pipes, and participate in many other team building projects.
School of Finance and Business
Today, the world operates in a global economy. Students build their business acumen learning business concepts such as finance, planning, marketing, management, business ethics, budgeting, customer service, and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access). Students empower their skills in real-life projects at local Externship sites.
School of Health Sciences
Healthcare professions are some of the fastest growing career fields, and opportunities in the health profession will continue to grow. SoCal ROC offers a study of exciting career pathways in the healthcare industry. Students are engaged in real-world learning in SoCal ROC's state-of-the-art medical and dental classrooms. They acquire industry-current knowledge and practical skills that include anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, surgical preparation, pharmaceutical measurements, sanitation, injections, procedures, health and safety procedures, office procedures, transcribing, animal handling, coding, law and ethics, patient relations, and child development. Then, they apply their skills at job sites in the South Bay as part of their Externship. Students also learn how to interpret and communicate with the deaf.
School of Public and Consumer Services
The Public and Consumer Services sector provides jobs in the beauty industry and environmental industry. Students perform real-world learning as; beauty skills such as cutting, straightening and coloring hair; manicuring and facials; customer service, front office, food service and general hospitality skills in the hotel/restaurant industry.