York County School of Technology


York County School of Technology

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name = York County School of Technology



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location = 2179 S. Queen St
York, Pennsylvania 17402 USA
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principal = Ms. Slone - Arts and Human Services Academy Principle
Ms. Nadine Brooks - Engineering and Construction Academy Principle
Ms. Tiffany Wright - Manufacturing and Transportation Academy Principle
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York County School of Technology, or "YCST", is located at 2179 S. Queen St. in York, Pennsylvania. The school accepts students from 14 sending school districts. York County School of Technology is a technical school for students who want help to provide experience in a career field for their future. The technical areas, commonly called "shops", are divided into three academies: "Arts and Human Services", "Engineering and Construction.", and "Manufacturing and Transportation." Each academy has 2 sections of trades. The schools colors are green and white, and the mascot is a Spartan.

York County School of Technology Rebuilt

In 2006 York County School of Technology went under construction and acquired two additional wings, which are now the Manufacturing and Transportation and Engineering and Construction academies. The Arts and Human Services Academy was remodeled during the school year of 2007.

= Arts and Human Services =

Allied Health

Areas of Study

  • Medical Terminology
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Principles of Disease and Injury
  • Healthcare Skills Theory & Practicum
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Psychosocial Needs of Patient and their Family
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Career Exploration
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ah.pdf]

Commercial Art

Areas of Study

  • Typography/Package Design
  • Advertising Design
  • Pre-press Preparation
  • Computer Illustration/Design
  • 3-D (Three Dimensional)
  • Multi-Media Design
  • Drawing andIllustration
  • Airbrush Techniques
  • Signage
  • Creating/Designing for World Wide Web
  • Cartooning/Comic Art
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ca.pdf]

Cosmetology

Areas of Study

  • Nail Care:
    • Manicure
    • pedicure
    • artificial nails
    • nail art
  • Skin Care:
    • Facials
    • removing unwanted hair
    • makeup applications
  • Hair Care:
    • Shampooing & conditioning
    • hairstyling - braiding
    • roller setting
    • pin curling
    • finger waving
    • thermal pressing
    • thermal curling
    • the artistry of artificial hair
    • hair cutting
    • chemical texturizing-permanent waving
    • chemical relaxing
    • curl reformation
    • hair coloring

[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/cos.pdf]

Culinary Arts

Areas of Study

  • Safety & Sanitation Procedures
  • Safe Operation of Tools & Equipment
  • Career Awareness
  • Cooking Techniques
  • Measure and Weights
  • Culinary Math
  • Meat Cookery
  • Salad Preparation
  • Server Skills
  • Menu Planning
  • Ordering & Receiving
  • Baking
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/cul.pdf]


=Dental Assisting=

Areas of Study

  • Expose and Process X-Rays
  • Oral Health Instruction
  • Office Management
  • Practice Chair Side Assisting
  • Prepare Dental Materials
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Laboratory Duties
  • Four-handed Dentistry with Proper Instruments and Materials
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/den.pdf]

Early Childhood Education

Areas of Study

  • Growth & Development from inception to age 5
  • Basic Psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Health & Safety
  • PA State Regulations
  • Planning & Guiding developmentally appropriate
  • learning experiences
  • Communicating with Families
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Discipline & Guidance
  • Guidance of Children w/Special Needs
  • Observation Skills
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ec.pdf]


=Fashion Design Technology=

Areas of Study

  • Careers in the Fashion field
  • Clothing Construction (Major Emphasis)
  • Curtain Design and Construction
  • Design Clothing
  • Elements of Color and Design
  • EmployabilitySkills
  • Garment Styles and Parts
  • Upholstery
  • Wallpaper Hanging
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/fd.pdf]


=Graphic Arts Technology=

Areas of Study

  • Design and Layout
  • Electronic Typography
  • Lithography
  • Basic Computer Operation
  • Darkroom Operation
  • Flexography
  • Electronic Publishing/Desktop
  • Film Assembly/Plate Developing
  • Bindery
  • Publishing
  • Digital Platemaking
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/gra.pdf]


=Health Occupations=

Areas of Study

  • Patient Care Skills
  • Function and Interrelationship of Body Systems
  • Psychosocial Needs of Patient and their Family
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Nutrition
  • PA Nursing Assistant Competency Program
  • Care for the Terminally Ill
  • Disease Prevention
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Health Care
  • Medical Terminology
  • Supervised Practical Experience at local Extended Care Facility for PA Nursing AssistantCompetency Program during grade 11
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ho.pdf]


=Protective Services - Law Enforcement=

Areas of Study

  • First Year:
    • Basic orientation to Emergency Services
    • Ethics
    • Hazardous Materials Awareness
    • First Aid and Introduction to Terrorism
    • Physical Fitness
    • Self Defense
    • Military Drill, Ceremony, and Regimentation
  • Fire/Emergency Medical Services:
    • Criminal and Civil Courts
    • Vehicle Codes
    • Patrol Officer
    • Case Law
    • Criminal Investigation
    • Forensics
    • Security Officer and Surveillance
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ps.pdf] = Engineering and Construction =

Architectural Drafting and Design

Areas of Study

  • Instrument and Material Use
  • Lettering
  • Code Compliance
  • CAD
  • Leadership
  • Pictorials
  • Sketching
  • Auxiliaries
  • Design Project
  • Safety
  • 3D Drawing
  • Electrical Drawings
  • Architectural Department
  • Practices
  • Sectioning
  • Presentation Drawing
  • Architectural Department
  • Publications
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ad.pdf]

Building Trades Maintenance

Areas of Study

  • Interpretation of Blueprints and Wiring Diagrams
  • Repair Manuals
  • Installation and Maintenance of Systems
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Entry level units in Carpentry, Pipefitting, Electrical, Plumbing, Welding, and Masonry
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/bt.pdf]

Cabinetmaking / Millwork

Areas of Study

  • Basic Hand and Portable
  • Power Tools
  • Furniture Construction
  • Material Identification
  • Plastic Laminate and Solid
  • Surface
  • Stationary Power Equipment
  • Millwork
  • Face Frame Case Construction
  • Counter Top Construction
  • Mechanical Drawing
  • Interpretation of Blueprints
  • CAD (Computer Aided Drafting)
  • CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled Router Operation and Programming)
  • Kitchen Design
  • Veneers and Inlays
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/cab.pdf]

Carpentry

Areas of Study

  • Residential and Light Commercial Construction
  • Drawing House Plans by Hand and Computer
  • Proper Construction Methods
  • Use of Hand/Power Tools and Portable
  • Equipment
  • On Site Construction Projects
  • Interpretation of Blueprints
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/carp.pdf]


=Computer Network Engineering=

Areas of Study

  • Network Design
  • Network Installation
  • Network Configuration
  • Computer Network Wiring
  • Network Security
  • Network Management
  • Network Protocols
  • Network Connections to
  • Internet
  • Web Page Hosting
  • Installation and Configuration of Desktop Operating Systems
  • Installations and Distribution of Software Applications Across a Network
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/cn.pdf]

Computer Programming

Areas of Study

  • Data Modeling
  • Q Basic
  • SQL
  • XHTML
  • C++
  • JAVA
  • Visual Studio Net
  • Oracle
  • HTML
  • Creation and Maintenance of Web Page
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/cp.pdf]


=Electronic Repair|Electronics / Computer Repair=

Areas of Study

  • Fundamentals of Electronics
  • Basic Circuitry
  • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Ohms Law
  • Power Supplies
  • Semiconductor Fundamentals
  • Transistors and Diodes
  • Integrated Circuits
  • ASCII & BAUD Rate Codes
  • Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessor
  • Measuring and Diagnostic Equipment
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • DC & AC Fundamentals
  • Resistors
  • Electronic Troubleshooting & Repair Amplifiers
  • Power Supplies
  • Binary & Hexadecimal Numbering Systems
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/ecr.pdf]


=Electrical Occupations=

Areas of Study

  • Electrical Systems for Heating
  • Electrical Systems for Lighting
  • Electrical Equipment Maintenance
  • Mounting Outlet Boxes
  • Installation of Conduit and Cable
  • Interpretation of Blueprints
  • Assembly, Installation, Wiring, Maintenance of Electrical Systems and Lighting Systems
  • Ohms Law
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/elec.pdf]

Horticulture

Areas of Study

  • Pesticide Management
  • Plant Identification
  • Plant and Soil Science
  • Landscape Design, Establishment and Maintenance
  • Greenhouse/Nursery/Floral Production
  • Turfgrass Establishment and Maintenance and Management
  • Interpretation of Blueprints
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/hort.pdf]


=HVAC / Plumbing=

Areas of Study

  • Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Cooling and Heating Systems
  • General Plumbing/Pipework
  • Installation of Refrigerant Piping
  • Electrical Power Wiring
  • Temperature Control and Monitoring Devices
  • Electrical Schematics
  • EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Refrigerant Laws
  • Interpretation of Blueprints
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/hvac.pdf]

Masonry and Concrete Technology

Areas of Study

  • Brick Laying
  • Concrete Finishing
  • Estimating
  • Interpretation of Blueprints
  • Block Laying
  • Stone Masonry
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/mas.pdf]


=Mechanical Drafting and Design=

Areas of Study

  • Instrument and Material Use Lettering
  • Threads and Fasteners
  • Orthographic Projection
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Development and Intersections
  • Pictorials
  • Sketching
  • Technical Illustration
  • Auxiliaries
  • Cams & Gears Chart Drawing
  • Design Project
  • Safety
  • Tolerancing
  • Geometric Construction
  • Publications
  • Commercial Drawings
  • Production and Techniques
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/md.pdf] = Manufacturing and Transportation =


=Welding Technology=

Areas of Study

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Oxyacetylene Welding
  • Welding Tools
  • Manufacturing Materials
  • Oxy Fuel Cutting and Plasma Cutting
  • Layout and Fit-Up of Materials and Pipe
  • Safety Procedures
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/weld.pdf]

Automotive Technology

Areas of Study

  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Employability Skills
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Engine Fundamentals
  • Fuel Systems
  • Brake System
  • Drive train Components
  • Chassis and Suspension Systems
  • Time Management
  • Automotive Computer Systems
  • ASE Test Preparation
  • Work Place Safety
  • Communication
  • Engine Performance
  • Problem Solving
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/auto.pdf]

Collision Repair Technology

Areas of Study

  • Structural Repair:
    • Chief E-Z Liner frame machine
    • structural welding
  • Non-Structural Repair:
    • Sheet metal alignment
    • Plastic and metal repairs
    • Non structural welding
    • PPG paint mixing system
    • Omni down draft spray booth
  • Mechanical
    • Brakes
    • Suspension systems
    • Alignment
    • Electrical wiring
    • Air bags
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/cr.pdf]

Diesel Mechanics Technology

Areas of Study

  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals
  • Precision Measuring
  • Engine Overhaul
  • Air Brake Systems
  • Drive Train Components
  • PA State Inspection Procedures
  • Work Place Safety
  • Electrical System
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/die.pdf]

Power Equipment Technology

Areas of Study

  • Marine/Personal Water Craft
  • Motorcycles/ATV
  • Lawn and Garden Equipment
  • Material handling Equipment
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/pe.pdf]

Precision Machining

Areas of Study

  • Lathe
  • Geometric Tolerances
  • Grinder
  • Bench Work
  • Precision Measurement
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Robotics
  • Computer Numerical Control Machines (CNC)
  • Drill Press
[http://ftp.york.pa.schoolwebpages.com/programs/pm.pdf]

=Clubs=

  • Skills USA
=Sports=
  • Football
  • Track
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball

Cites

[http://www.ycstech.org/education/school/school.php?sectionid=2 York County School of Technology website]

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