Hueytown HS Signature Academies
  • Hueytown High School students will have the opportunity to participate in 9 Signature Academies, either at Hueytown High School or one of the Southern Zone schools.

    If a student enrolls in an academy at another school, JEFCOED buses will provide transportation.

    Applications are now being accepted through April 8th at 4:00 pm.
    *Applications should be completed by parents and guardians only

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  • Develops students' skills and knowledge in the electrical program of manufacturing, providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare them for careers in robotics, industrial maintenance, manufacturing, electronics, and precision machining. Students will participate in coordinated and simulated workplace learning experiences. Credentials may be obtained.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • Arch/Const/Manufacturing
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    NCCER Indust/Maint E&I 1
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    NCCER Indust/Maint E&I 2
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    NCCER Indust/Maint E&I 3

    Career Opportunities
    • Industrial Machine Mechanic ($44,000)
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    Maintenance & Repair Worker ($41,000)
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    Mechatronic Engineer ($70,189)
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    HVAC ($40,000)
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    Electrician ($46,000)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • Birmingham Fastener
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    Alabama Power
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    Lawson State Community College
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    Jefferson State Community College 

  • Exposes students to careers in the field of medical and health services. Students will participate in Project Lead the Way, a science curriculum program that provides the opportunity to investigate the roles of biomedical professionals in the areas of human medicine, physiology, genetics, microbiology, and public health.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • First Year Prerequisite courses Required at home school - Foundations of Science & Biology 
    • 
    Principles of Biomedical Sciences
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    Human Body Systems
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    Medical Interventions

    Career Opportunities
    • Biomed Technician ($49,000)
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    Biomedical Research($93,000)
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    Medical Imaging Professional ($61,000)
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    Biomaterials Engineer ($88,550)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • UAB School of Health Professions
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    St. Vincent’s Health
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    Jefferson State Community College

  • Prepares high school students and teaches them the value of leadership, personal responsibility, and self-esteem. Enhances the development of personal responsibility, communication, management, and strategic thinking. Real-world simulations and teamwork activities will enhance students' learning.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • JROTC Army Level 1
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    JROTC Army Level 1B
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    JROTC Army Level 2
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    JROTC Army Level 2B
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    JROTC Army Level 3
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    JROTC Army Level 3B
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    JROTC Army Level 4
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    JROTC Army Level 4B

    Career Opportunities
    • E-3 Lance Corporal ($27,000)
    • O-1 Second lieutenant ($49,600)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • Dollar General Distribution Facility
    • US Postal Service
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    United States Army
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    Lawson State Community College

  • Provides students with classroom and lab activities covering 5 pathways- Power, Structure, and Technical Systems; Environmental and Natural Resources Systems; Animal Systems; Plant Systems; and Agribusiness Systems. Students will gain knowledge of basic safety, construction math, hand and power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging, communication skills, employability skills, and material handling.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • Fundamentals of Agriscience
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    Intermediate Agriscience
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    Advanced Agriscience
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    Applied Agriscience

    Career Opportunities
    • UDA Inspector ($51,527)
    • Turfgrass Management ($54,527)
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    Agricultural Sales Representative ($57,972)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • Agri-AFC LLC
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    HOAR Construction
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    Spire (formerly Alagasco)
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    Lawson State Community College


  • Offers students a glimpse into the world of broadcast journalism, both in front of and behind the lens. Students will encounter topics like journalistic ethics, studio operations, and writing for the press. Broadcast journalism graduates will have a wealth of knowledge and experience of journalism’s foundational practices and principles.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • Intro to TV Production 
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    TV Writing/Producing/Performing
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    TV Production Studio Operations
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    TV Production Photography/Editing and Advanced TV Production

    Career Opportunities
    • Broadcast Technicians ($38,956)
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    Reporter and Correspondents ($41,500)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • WBRC Fox 6 News
    • 
    Jefferson State Community College



  • Prepares high school students for real-world Global Logistics and supply chain management. Provides development of decision-making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to coordinate the movement of goods and services that may be separated by a few feet or by thousands of miles.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    *12th Grade Students Only*
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    Logistics Foundational Level Course for Certified Logistics Associate (CLA) Credential
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    Logistics Operations Course for Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) Credential

    Career Opportunities
    • Logisticians ($64,000)
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    Laborer, Freight, Stock, Material Mover ($30,200)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • Dollar General Distribution Facility
    • 
    US Postal Service

  • Provides students with real-world, hands-on activities that will help them gain knowledge and credentials necessary for an entry-level position in automotive repair, or as preparation for them to continue their education in college. Preparation is provided in three NATEF accredited program levels. Students will be eligible to receive ASE workplace credentials for their future careers.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • Maint & Light Repair A
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    Maint & Light Repair B
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    Maint & Light Repair C
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    Maint & Light Repair D
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    Transportation/Dist/Log
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    Paint & Refinishing I
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    Paint & Refinishing II
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    Paint & Refinishing III

    Career Opportunities
    • Auto Service Technician ($45,000)
    • Bus & Truck Mechanic ($47,000)

    Business Partners/Colleges 
    • Tamron Honda
    • NAPA Auto
    • 
    KAMTEK

  • Develops an understanding and appreciation of the engineering design process through enlightening and interactive classroom projects. Students will have the opportunity to view engineering through its many lenses, exploring the different fields of learning and career choices that they can pursue, while improving their skills at the same time.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • Engineering Essentials
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    Intro to Engineering Design
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    Principles of Engineering
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    Digital Electronics
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    Engineering Design & Development
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    Computer Integrated Manufacturing

    Career Opportunities
    • Electrical Engineer ($95,000)
    • Materials Engineer ($94,000)

    Business Partners/Colleges
    Bevill State Community College



  • The Academy of Music & Technology is founded on a research-based curriculum that teaches students the many uses of technology in the music industry. Partnered with participation in band, theatre, choir, or athletics, coursework will include music theory, composition, production, and recording.


    Courses Offered/Prerequisites
    • Music Theory I
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    Music Technology I
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    Music Composition I
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    Music Technology II
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    Music Production and Engineering I (Recording)
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    Music Technology III
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    Music Industry I
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    Music Production and Engineering II (Recording)

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  • How many spots are open for each Signature Academy?

  • How many Signature Academies will I be able to attend during a school year?

  • If a student chooses a Signature Academy at another school, how will they get there?

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