Santa Cruz County ROP



What is ROP? 
ROP is an acronym for Regional Occupational Program:



ROP OVERVIEW


Santa Cruz ROP

If you are interested in enrolling in a ROP class, you must download, fill-out the form(s) linked below, and return to Kay Mendoza ASAP. Time is of the essence in order to be enrolled in your course choice.

SAVE-A-SPOT: SAVE-A-SPOT FORM
UNDER 16 YEARS OLD WAIVER
: UNDER 16 WAIVER


ROP provides students with opportunities to explore, acquire and/or develop a career/ technical skills and to prepare for life-long learning and success in the changing workplace. The goal of the program is to prepare all students to be college and career ready and to become a contributing members of our community. This is accomplished by providing students with high quality and relevant career and technical education that develops job specific skills, work knowledge and attitudes.

Courses offered provide career/technical skills training and/or on-the-job training with work-based learning. Generally, most students in ROP classes are 11th or 12th graders, but classes are accessible to 9th and 10th graders on a space-available basis. ROP courses may not be available every year and sometimes, new courses that aren’t on this list are added. Many of these courses are offered on other school campuses, but are open to students if scheduling permits. Course locations are noted when possible.



HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION:
ROP courses are electives under Applied Academics. A student must earn 10 credits in two out of three selective elective areas (Fine Arts, World Languages and Applied Academics). For example, if a student earns 10 credits in a ROP course (Applied Academics) he/she would still need 10 credits from either World Languages (1 year) or Fine Arts (1 year) to satisfy the graduation requirement. Speak with your supervising teacher for examples of pathways and graduation course requirements.



COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARTICULATION AGREEMENTSROP Course Alignment with Cabrillo College
14 of the courses offered by the Santa Cruz County ROP have articulation agreements
with Cabrillo or another community college. These agreements give students a “head start” or advanced standing when they continue their education.These are agreements between community colleges and four-year colleges to provide a smooth transition for transfer students from community college graduates into four- year colleges.

ROP Courses with current Articulation Agreements: •Agriculture Business •Agriculture Production •Careers with Children •Criminal of Justice •Graphic Design •Cabinetry •Construction Technology •Culinary Arts •Environmental Horticulture •Fire Technology •Floral Design •Sports Medicine •Video Productions and •Welding/Metal Fabrication.


UC ELIGIBILITY: (g) College Prep Elective – 1 year required.
There is not a ROP requirement; however, certain ROP courses can satisfy the "g" College Prep Elective requirement if a student earns 10 credits and a grade of  "C" or higher in a single, yearlong approved ROP course. See individual course descriptions for specific information about UC/CSU eligibility. 

ROP Courses with current UC (a-g) Approval: •Graphic Design 1 & 2 •Photography •Video Productions •Digital Photography •Aquaculture II •Criminal Justice •Economics of Marketing •Environmental Horticulture •Integrated English and Marketing •International Business •Medical Technology •Perspectives in Education •Sports Medicine •Veterinary Science •Biotechnology •Biological Links - Energy Environment

Learn more by viewing each video and reading the information posted afterwards.


Regional Occupational Program Santa Cruz

Students interested in ROP must notify their Supervising Teacher to sign-up for courses each March for fall enrollment.

SAVE-A-SPOT FORM: Download and fill out the form. Return to Kay Mendoza ASAP

ROP CLASS - SAVE-A-SPOT

UNDER 16 WAIVER


PREVIEW OF COURSES.

Culinary Arts




Engineering and Design Sector:
Designing a classroom workspace in the ROP Computer Aided Drafting class.





Medical Technologies

Medical Technology



Health Science, Medical Technology Sector: Students from the ROP Medical Assisting
class demonstrate how to take blood pressure readings at the 2nd Annual ROP Advisory Showcase.




Digital Media




Digital Media



Industrial Technologies





Industrial Technology



Public Safety




Public Safety




WHAT IS AVAILABLE AT SAN LORENZO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL FOR YOU TO ENROLL IN?


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