WANIC Student Application


Students:

Review the list of WANIC programs below and make a note of the program name, location, and class times for your FIRST choice of program you wish to apply for. If applicable, make a note of your SECOND choice and THIRD choice programs as well. Then click the "Start New Application" button to apply. Note: Program details and availability are subject to change.

Please note that while the programs listed below currently have openings, course availability may change based on enrollment changes.

Programs Currently Available (The 3-credit classes are listed first. Scroll down for 2 and 1 credit classes)

Automotive Technology (3 HS credits) Seniors only

Bothell High School (7:20-10:29 am MTRF / 7:20-9:30 am W)

Discover the real world experience of an automotive career, including vehicle diagnosis and repair. Work with the latest test equipment, procedures and systems. Gain an understanding of tools and test equipment used in the auto industry, including electronic systems, steering and suspension, brakes and engine performance.

Composite Engineering & Manufacturing (3 HS credits)

Bothell High School (7:20-10:20 am MTRF / 7:20-9:30 am W)

Do you want to design and build projects like snowboards, skateboards, guitars, sporting equipment, and more? Composite manufacturing and materials engineering have evolved into a diverse industry and can be found in the fields of marine, aerospace, automotive, sports equipment, construction, alternative energy, consumer products, and medicine.

Culinary Arts (3 HS credits)

Mount Si High School (9:45 am -12:15 pm)
Newport High School (7:05-10:15 am)
Newport High School (1:45-4:30 pm)

Explore careers in a variety of food related industries. Learn French cooking techniques, culinary terminology, knife skills, aesthetics of food presentation, baking and pastry techniques, and explore a wide variety of foods and cuisines. In addition students will practicing industry safety and sanitation procedures, studying restaurant management, plan and execute catering events and learn table service.

Culinary Arts Advanced (3 HS credits)

Newport High School (7:05-10:20 am)
Newport High School (2:00-4:00 pm (plus externship))

Students in Advanced Culinary Arts have the opportunity to expand and refine their culinary expertise. Students are prepared with broad and transferable planning, management, communication, and advanced food production skills for employment and post-secondary education.  The 2:00-4:00 pm class includes 70 hours of externship outside the classroom. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 

Dental Careers (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)

Explore many dental career possibilities. In a new, state of the art dental learning lab, learn about instruments; dental materials; four-handed dentistry; preventative, restorative and specialty procedures; patient charting; sterilization; Radiography; General and oral anatomy; microbiology; terminology; First Aid/CPR; and Infection control. Course Equivalency: Lab Science (1.0)

DigiPen Art & Animation Academy 1st Year (3 HS credits)

Digipen (7:30-10:00 am)
Digipen (12:30-3:00 pm)
Digipen (3:30-6:00 pm)

Open the door to the creative world of fine art and animation production. Study professional production animation from traditional art theory and skills development to composition and storytelling in 2D animation and 3D modeling. You will be prepared for further education as well as achieve the baseline skills to succeed as an artist/illustrator/animator in the video games and film industries. Course Equivalency: Fine Art (1.0), Art History/Social Studies (1.0)

DigiPen Art & Animation Academy 2nd Year (AP) (3 HS credits)

Digipen (12:30-3:00 pm)
Digipen (3:30-6:00 pm)

Second Year Art & Animation Academy. Pre-requisite DigiPen Art & Animation Academy 1st Year. Course Equivalency: AP Fine Art (1.0)

DigiPen Music & Sound Design 1st Year (3 HS credits)

Digipen (12:30-3:00 pm)
Digipen (3:30-6:00 pm)

Discover the exciting opportunities of music engineering and sound design. Combine music composition, history, and theory with practical training in studio recording techniques. Apply fundamentals in computer science, mathematics, and physics to sound design principles. Learn what it takes to work within teams in real-world settings to create interactive audio for video games and engaging soundtracks for film.

Digipen Video Game Programming 1st Year (3 HS credits)

Digipen (7:30-10:00 am)
Digipen (12:30-3:00 pm)
Digipen (3:30-6:00 pm)

Become a \"maker of technology\", not just a user of technology. Learn how today\'s digital games and interactive experiences are created. You will make a series of games using DigiPen\'s Zero Engine while learning the basics of programming in \'C\' and \'Assembly\' languages. Integrate mathematics and design theory. Immerse yourself in the game production process and explore pathways into video game careers. Prerequisite: Algebra 2. Course Equivalency: Comp.Sci (1.0)

DigiPen Video Game Programming 2nd Year (AP) (3 HS credits)

Digipen (12:30-3:00 pm)
Digipen (3:30-6:00 pm)

Second Year Video Game Programming. Pre-requisite DigiPen Video Game Programming 1st Year. Course Equivalency: Comp.Sci (2.0), Math Anal. (1.0)

Fire & EMS 1st Year (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

Learn the skills necessary to pursue a career in the fire service, and to be an integral part of a community emergency response team. Taught by fire-fighting professionals, you are introduced to: Firefighter training; fire prevention, inspection and investigation; alarm systems; dispatching, CERT, and emergency medical services. You will drill at fire stations all over the Eastside in full bunker gear to further experience all this profession has to offer. This is a realistic mix of hands-on training and academic learning that closely imitates a career in this exciting field. Course Equivalency: Health (.5), P.E. (1.0)

Fire & EMS 2nd Year (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

Learn the skills necessary to pursue a career in the fire service, and to be an integral part of a community emergency response team. Taught by fire-fighting professionals, you are introduced to: Firefighter training; fire prevention, inspection and investigation; alarm systems; dispatching, CERT, and emergency medical services. You will drill at fire stations all over the Eastside in full bunker gear to further experience all this profession has to offer. This is a realistic mix of hands-on training and academic learning that closely imitates a career in this exciting field. Course Equivalency: P.E. (1.0)

Health Science Careers/Nursing (3 HS credits)

WANIC (7:15-9:45 am)
WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)
Sammamish High School (7:00-10:15 am)
Woodinville High School (7:20-9:50 am MTRF / 7:20-9:20 am W)
Woodinville High School (11:25-1:55 pm MTRF / 10:40-12:20 pm W)

This intensive course of study introduces students to a variety of careers in the health care industry with emphasis on hands-on, patient-oriented skills training for those interested in becoming nurses, physicians, and other therapists. Learn about a variety of health care topics, procedures and careers in patient care, earn certification in CPR/First Aid, and attend clinical internship in health care facilities. At the end of the year, students who meet course requirements for Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) qualify to complete the Washington National Nurse Aid Assessment Program (NNAAP) allowing them to provide patient care. The rigor required for success in this class plus college credits earned allow students to immediately enter employment in the health care industry and/or to continue their post-secondary education. Course Equivalency: Lab Science (1.0), Health (.5). Compare this class description with Medical Careers to understand your options.

Medical Careers (3 HS credits)

WANIC (12:00-2:30 pm)

Learn the language of doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals in a state-of-the-art facility. Skills you will learn: pediatric ambulatory care, surgical instrument prep, vital signs, treatment room procedures, CPR/First Aid, law and ethics, medical terminology, infection control, patient positioning, office practices including patient records. Combine this with field trips, guest speakers, team building and leadership activities as you prepare for further education or an exciting career. Compare this class description with Health Science Careers to understand your options. Lab Fee: $100. Course Equivalency: Lab Science (1.0), Health (.5). Compare this class description with Health Science Careers to understand your options.

Sports Medicine (3 HS credits)

Issaquah High School (1:20-3:50 pm)

In this advanced and accelerated course students will learn anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, First Aid/CPR, nutrition, injury prevention, taping and wrapping and rehabilitation competencies through classroom instruction, lab participation and field internships. Course Equivalency: Science (1.0 Issaquah)

Automotive Technology (2 HS credits)

Bellevue High School (Contact school for schedule)

Discover the real world experience of an automotive career, including vehicle diagnosis and repair. Work with the latest test equipment, procedures and systems. Gain an understanding of tools and test equipment used in the auto industry, including electronic systems, steering and suspension, brakes and engine performance.

Automotive Technology (2 HS credits) Juniors only

Bothell High School (Contact school for schedule)

Discover the real world experience of an automotive career, including vehicle diagnosis and repair. Work with the latest test equipment, procedures and systems. Gain an understanding of tools and test equipment used in the auto industry, including electronic systems, steering and suspension, brakes and engine performance.

Baking & Pastry Arts (2 HS credits)

Bothell High School (Contact school for schedule)

Baking and Pastry Arts is the third course in the Family Consumer Science Chef Pathway. In this advanced, fast paced course, students will learn the baking techniques of mixing, shaping, folding and baking while exploring the science and math behind baking. Students will learn how to successfully make quick breads, decorated cakes, laminated dough, mousses, sauces, custards & frozen desserts, cookies, and confections. Plated desserts, international baked foods, yeast dough and chocolate work & candies will also be explored in this year long course. In addition, students will be introduced to decorating techniques like sugar and chocolate garnishing. Students will learn in a well-equipped, industry standard kitchen to prepare food for student presentations, school functions and community service events. This course includes classroom instruction and practical lab work in a commercial kitchen.

Criminal Justice (2 HS credits)

Skyline High School (Contact school for schedule)

Explore the fascinating and complex American criminal justice system. Criminal Justice addresses the social and economic aspects of crime, corrections, the legal system and other critical issues. Advanced course content includes public administration/policy, personnel, funding and intergovernmental relations. Course Equivalency: Social Studies (1.0 Skyline)

Culinary Arts (2 HS credits)

Bothell High School (Contact school for schedule)
Lake Washington High School (Contact school for schedule)

Would you like to know “Chef secrets” or how to make restaurant quality food? Then the Culinary Arts class is for you. This professional class is offered to 11th and 12th graders who are interested in learning restaurant industry secrets. Students will learn hands on industry experience through food preparation, entry level baking (cookies, gingerbread structures, quick breads), cooking methods (grilling, sauté, stir fry) & techniques (knife skills, presentation, garnishing). To enhance their culinary experience students will have the opportunity to develop tastes & flavors, try new foods and grow varying ingredients in the class run garden. Students will explore culinary careers in the food industry, work with industry professionals, tour food establishments and work with college culinary programs. Students will also experience the “book” end of restaurants by costing recipes, market their prepared foods, and work in customer relations. Culinary Arts is where you learn how to have a successful career in the food industry!

Engineering & Design (2 HS credits)

Inglemoor High School (Contact school for schedule)

Are you interested in design, engineering, architecture, and the environment? Do you like developing creative solutions to complex problems? The focus of this project based course is to design and engineer products/systems that balance our human footprint with the natural earth system. While working alongside industry partners, students will apply the concepts of whole system design, life cycle analysis, and the triple-bottom line to develop a comprehensive culminating project. Students will have the opportunity to showcase their project at the annual WSU Imagine Tomorrow Competition. They will also participate in industry tours and related site visits for inspiration and career planning. This course is year 2 of a 2-year course sequence focused on Engineering & Design (1st year course is IB Design Technology). Prerequisite: Successful completion of IB Design Technology or related Introduction to Engineering & Design is recommended. For more information about this amazing course, visit the class website at www.thisisthefuture.org.

Event Planning, Hospitality and Tourism (2 HS credits)

Inglemoor High School (Contact school for schedule)

Through motivating classroom and practical experiences, learn administration and coordination, customer service, hospitality, marketing, and leadership as they relate to the business of planning and conducting business and social events. Cross-credit: Business English (1.0) (CADR approved)

Graphic Design and Production Studio (2 HS credits)

Sammamish High School (Contact school for schedule)

Participate in the full service, student run, graphic arts business that includes graphic design, electronic pre-press, wide-format digital printing, offset printing, sign-making, laser engraving and screen printing. Cross-credit: Fine Art (1.0)

Health Science Careers (2 HS credits)

Sammamish High School (Contact school for schedule)

Explore the challenging, exciting career possibilities in Nursing: one of the fastest growing industries today. You may earn the nursing assistant certified certificate by completing this nursing assistant training, which meets Federal and State of Washington standards, including clinical hours at a healthcare facility. Learn about a variety of health care topics, procedures, careers and patient care.

Media Production (Video, Television & Film Production) (2 HS credits)

Newport High School (Contact school for schedule)

Are you a visual person who wants to express yourself through moving pictures? If so, this course is for you. We will explore how to tell a story with video. Join the class and you will learn how to write, produce and direct videos, short films and television segments. You will get hands-on experience using industry standard camera, lighting and editing equipment. You will learn to work as a team on a bi-weekly television show as well and producing longer form video projects. This course will help you enhance your story telling and production skills to get you to the next level. Prerequisites: One year of Video Production (DVA & DVA2) or equivalent and instructor approval.

Nursery & Greenhouse Operations (2 HS credits)

Interlake High School (Contact school for schedule)

Students can begin or continue their study of horticulture and the green industry through extensive industry related experience. Students will maintain and operate state-of-the-art greenhouses as they extend their knowledge of the horticulture industry, plant production and sales through the student-run yearly plants sales. Students will develop the sales from the ground up by selecting plants, propagating plants, and planning and managing the sales. They will take extensive horticultural field trips, use community resources and develop projects that take an in-depth look at the horticulture industry. Students will participate in maintaining the school arboretum and partner with the community to improve green spaces. Through hands-on learning, students will gain entry-level job skills and possible opportunities for summer work. Students will be prepared for further study in Environmental Science, Urban Forestry, Ecology, Green Environments, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. Prerequisites: Teacher Interview.

Teaching Academy (2 HS credits)

Bothell High School (Contact school for schedule)
Newport High School (Contact school for schedule)

Find out if teaching is for you by spending approximately 90 hours actually working in a classroom of your choice. Gain a better understanding of: how you learn, how schools are run/funded, diversity in the classroom, special needs students, the history of education, and how to become a teacher in Washington. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.5 GPA and instructor approval;

Welding Technology, Design & Fabrication (2 HS credits)

Interlake High School (Contact school for schedule)

Design, layout and fabricate projects using processes and procedures found in the metal-working industry. Individual and group projects are modeled after industrial welding operations and are held in a large, well-equipped classroom laboratory. Metal sculpting and individual projects are important elements of this course.

American Sign Language (1 HS credit)

Lake Washington High School (Contact school for schedule)
Issaquah High School (Contact school for schedule)

Through ASL explore this visual/gestural language and the community that uses it. Learn the vocabulary, grammar, and culturally-appropriate uses of ASL through natural, everyday conversational situations. Course Equivalency: World Languages (1.0)

Architectural & Engineering Design (1 HS credit)

Juanita High School (Contact school for schedule)

Incorporating the latest state-of-the-art techniques and equipment used in industry, learn Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (CAD) - both beginning and advanced. Gain exposure to the working environment of the engineering field while acquiring beginning drafting, modeling, and structural, civil engineering and architectural industrial design skills.

Digital Media Academy (1 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Join us in learning how to write, produce and direct short films and videos just like the pros, using our sophisticated state of the art studio and equipment. Skillfully use video, audio, and lighting equipment, as well as non-linear editing and design to enhance your production and skill level. Prerequisites: One year of Video Production or equivalent.

Media Production (1 HS credit)

Bellevue High School (Contact school for schedule)

Join us in learning how to write, produce, and direct short films and videos just like the pros, using our sophisticated state of the art studio and equipment. Skillfully use video, audio, and lighting equipment, as well as non-linear editing and design to enhance your production and skill level. Prerequisites: One year of Video Production or equivalent.

Radio Broadcasting (1 HS credit)

Bellevue High School (Contact school for schedule)

Experience the ins and out of radio operation as you run KASB 89.9 FM. Students program their own one hour radio show each week where they play their own music. Students go live on the air during the period with talk shows, news and sports.

Sports Medicine (1 HS credit)

Bothell High School (Contact school for schedule)

Learn anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, First Aid/CPR, nutrition, injury prevention, taping and wrapping and rehabilitation competencies through classroom instruction, lab participation and field internships.

Sports Medicine Advanced (1 HS credit)

Bothell High School (Contact school for schedule)

Learn anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, First Aid/CPR, nutrition, injury prevention, taping and wrapping and rehabilitation competencies through classroom instruction, lab participation and field internships.

Sports Medicine (1 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Learn anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, First Aid/CPR, nutrition, injury prevention, taping and wrapping and rehabilitation competencies through classroom instruction, lab participation and field internships.

Teaching Academy (1 HS credit)

Skyline High School (Contact school for schedule)

Find out if teaching is for you by spending approximately 90 hours actually working in a classroom of your choice. Gain a better understanding of: how you learn, how schools are run/funded, diversity in the classroom, special needs students, the history of education, and how to become a teacher in Washington.

Automotive Technology (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Discover the real world experience of an automotive career, including vehicle diagnosis and repair. Work with the latest test equipment, procedures and systems. Gain an understanding of tools and test equipment used in the auto industry, including electronic systems, steering and suspension, brakes and engine performance.

Construction/Woodworking Trades (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Learn residential construction skills through the fabrication of various structures. Participate in hands-on building/carpentry exercises in class and on site.

Criminal Justice (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Explore the fascinating and complex American criminal justice system. Criminal Justice addresses the social and economic aspects of crime, corrections, the legal system and other critical issues. Advanced course content includes public administration/policy, personnel, funding and intergovernmental relations.

Interior Design (0.5 HS credit)

Juanita High School (Contact school for schedule)

In this course students will learn and apply the basics of design to housing and home interiors. Topics will include the study of color, lighting, furniture arrangement and furniture styles, kitchen and bath planning, floor coverings, fabrics, housing styles, window treatments, accessories, and space planning. The final project will be to complete designs for the interior of a home. Field trips to local home-design-related businesses will be part of this course. Students who are interested in design and like to work in a project-oriented class, will be successful in this course. Most assigned work is completed during class time, but students can expect up to 1 hour of homework per week. Materials Fee: $15

Sports & Entertainment Management/Marketing Beginning (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Develop a thorough understanding of the marketing concepts and theories that apply to sports and entertainment marketing and event management. Delve into the components of promotional plans, sponsorship proposals and the key elements needed in sports marketing plans. An internship at sports and entertainment events will be an integral part of this class.

Sports & Entertainment Management/Marketing Advanced (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Develop a thorough understanding of the marketing concepts and theories that apply to sports and entertainment marketing and event management. Delve into the components of promotional plans, sponsorship proposals and the key elements needed in sports marketing plans. An internship at sports and entertainment events will be an integral part of this class.

Welding Technology Beginning (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Design, layout and fabricate projects using processes and procedures found in the metal-working industry. Individual and group projects are modeled after industrial welding operations and are held in a large, well-equipped classroom laboratory. Metal sculpting and individual projects are important elements of this course. Cross-credit: Fine Art (0.5)

Welding Technology Advanced (0.5 HS credit)

Mount Si High School (Contact school for schedule)

Design, layout and fabricate projects using processes and procedures found in the metal-working industry. Individual and group projects are modeled after industrial welding operations and are held in a large, well-equipped classroom laboratory. Metal sculpting and individual projects are important elements of this course. Cross-credit: Fine Art (0.5)

Welding Technology (0.5 HS credits)

Woodinville High School (Contact school for schedule)

Design, layout and fabricate projects using processes and procedures found in the metal-working industry. Individual and group projects are modeled after industrial welding operations and are held in a large, well-equipped classroom laboratory. Metal sculpting and individual projects are important elements of this course.