Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways lead to a certificate or diploma aligned with a high school Career Cluster. It is designed for high school juniors and seniors who want to work toward the completion of a credential before graduating from high school.

Career and Technical Education Pathway Options

Accounting DiplomaCCP thumbs up
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology
Bioprocess Technology
Business Administration Diploma
Community Spanish Interpreter
Computer-Integrated Machining Technology
Cosmetology
Criminal Justice Technology
Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology
Early Childhood Education
Emergency Medical Science-Seniors Only
Fire Protection Technology
Industrial Systems Technology
Information Technology
Medical Assisting
Medical Office Administration Diploma
Nurse Aide-Age Requirement **
Office Administration Diploma
Paralegal Diploma
Pharmacy Technology-Seniors Only
Welding Technology

**Student must be at least 16 1/2 to be eligible for this pathway


* below denotes college transfer credit course

Accounting Diploma

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
ACA 122 College Transfer Success*
ACC 120 Princ.of Financial Acctg*
ACC 121 Princ.of Managerial Acctg*
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes
ACC 150 ACC Software Applications
BUS 110 Introduction to Business*
BUS 115 Business Law I*
BUS 121 Business Math
BUS 260 Business Communications
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers*
ECO 251 Princ. of Microeconomics*
MAT 152 Statistical Methods

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Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology (pending approval)

Course Number Course Name
ENG 102 Applied Communications II
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy
AHR 110 Introduction to Refrigeration
AHR 112 Heating Technology
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology
AHR 130 HVAC Controls
AHR 133 HVAC Servicing
AHR 213 HVACR Building Code
AHR 180 HVACR Customer Relations
ELC 111 Introduction to Electricity
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Bioprocess Technology

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
BIO 110 Principles of Biology*
BPM 110 Bioprocess Practices
BPM 111 Bioprocess Measurements
BPM 112 Upstream Processing
BPM 113 Downstream Processing
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry*
CHM 131A Intro to Chemistry Lab*
ISC 121 Environ. Health & Safety
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems
PTC 110 Industrial Environment
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Business Administration Diploma

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
ACA 122 College Transfer Success
ACC 120 Princ. of Financial Acctg*
ACC 121 Princ. of Managerial Acctg*
ACC 150 ACC Software Applications
BUS 110 Introduction to Business*
BUS 115 Business Law I*
BUS 121 Business Math
BUS 137 Princ. of Management*
BUS 260 Business Communications
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers*
ECO 251 Princ. of Microeconomics*
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing
MAT 152 Statistical Methods

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Community Spanish Interpreter

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I*
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II*
SPA 114 Analytical Skills for Spanish Inter.
SPA 211 Intermediate Spanish I*
SPA 212 Intermediate Spanish II*
SPA 221 Spanish Conversation*
SPI 113 Intro to Spanish Interpreting
SPI 213 Review of Grammar
SPI 214 Intro to Translation
SPI 245 Community Interpreting I
ACA 122 College Transfer Success*

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Computer-Integrated Machining Technology

Course Number Course Name
ENG 102 Applied Communications II
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading
DFT 119 Basic CAD
ISC 112 Industrial Safety
MAC 112 Machining Technology II
MAC 121 Introduction to CNC
MAC 122 CNC Turning
MAC 124 CNC Milling
MAC 141 Machining Applications I
MAC 141A Machining Applications I Lab
MAC 151 Machine Calculations
MAC 152 Adv. Machine Calculations
MAC 171 Measure/Material & Safety
MAC 241 Jigs & Fixtures I
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Cosmetology

Course Number Course Name
ENG 102 Applied Communications II
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I
COS 112 Salon I
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II
COS 114 Salon II
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III
COS 116 Salon III
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV
COS 118 Salon IV
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Criminal Justice Technology

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice*
CJC 112 Criminology
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations*
CJC 131 Criminal Law
CJC 141 Corrections*
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm. Relations
CJC 214 Victimology
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
CJC 231 Constitutional Law
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice*
CJC 112 Criminology
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice
CJC 131 Criminal Law
CJC 144 Crime Scene Processing
CJC 146 Trace Evidence
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm. Relations
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
CJC 231 Constitutional Law
CJC 245 Friction Ridge Analysis
ACA 111 College Student Success


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Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

Course Number Course Name    
ENG 102 Applied Communications II
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & Literacy
ACA 111 College Student Success
HET 110 Diesel Engines
HET 119 Mechanical Transmissions
HET 125 Preventative Maintenance
HET 128 Medium/Heavy Duty Tune Up
HET 230 Air Brakes
HYD 112 Hydraulics-Med/Heavy Duty
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech
TRN 120 Basic Transport Electricity
TRN 120A Basic Transport Electricity Lab
TRN 140 Transport Climate Control
TRN 140A Transport Climate Control Lab
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes

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Early Childhood Education

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community
EDU 144 Child Development I
EDU 145 Child Development II
EDU 146 Child Guidance
EDU 151 Creative Activities
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition
EDU 221 Children with Exceptional
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers & Twos
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp
PSY 150 General Psychology*
 

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Emergency Medical Science - seniors only

Course Number Course Name
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology*
EMS 110 EMT
EMS 160 Cardiology I
HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
MED 120 Survey of Medical Terminology

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Fire Protection Technology

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
EPT 140 Emergency Management
FIP 120 Intro to Fire Protection
FIP 124 Fire Prev & Public Educ
FIP 128 Detection & Investigation
FIP 132 Building Construction
FIP 136 Inspections and Codes
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law
FIP 164 OSHA Standards
FIP 220 Fire Fighting Strategies
FIP 228 Local Gov't Finance
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Industrial Systems Technology

Course Number Course Name
ATR 112 Intro to Automation
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers*
DFT 119 Basic CAD
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I
BPR 115 ELC/Fluid Power Diagrams
ELC 113 Residential Wiring
ELC 117 Motors and Controls
ELC 118 National Electrical Code
ELC 128 Intro to PLC
ELC 131 Circuit Analysis I
ELC 131A Circuit Analysis I Lab
HYD 110 Hydraulics/Pneumatics
ISC 112 Industrial Safety
MAC 141 Machining Applications I
MNT 110 Intro to Maintenance
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes
 
 

Information Technology

Course Number  Course Name                         
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers*
CTI 110 Web, Programming, & Db Foundation
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation
CTS 115 Information System Business Concepts
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support
HUM 115 Critical Thinking*
NET 125 Introduction to Networks
NET 126 Routing Basics
NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User
NOS 130 Windows Single User
SEC 110 Security Concepts


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Medical Assisting

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology*
HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
PSY 150 General Psychology*
MED 110 Orientation to Medical Assisting
MED 118 Medical Law and Ethics
MED 121 Medical Terminology I
MED 122 Medical Terminology II
MED 130 Office Admin Proc I
MED 131 Office Admin Proc II
MED 140 Exam Room Procedures I
MED 150 Laboratory Procedures I
MED 260 Medical Clinical Practicum
MED 262 Clinical Perspectives
 
 

Medical Office Administration Diploma

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
CIS 110 Intro to Computers*
MED 121 Medical Terminology I
MED 122 Medical Terminology II
OST 130 Comprehensive Keyboarding
OST 132 Keyboard Skill Building
OST 136 Word Processing
OST 148 Medical Coding, Billing, & Ins
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues
OST 164 Text Editing Applications
OST 184 Records Management
OST 243 Medical Office Simulation
OST 247 Procedure Coding
OST 248 Diagnostic Coding
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Nurse Aide - Age Requirement**

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I*
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II*
HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
HSC 140 Transcultural Healthcare
MED 180 CPR Certification
NAS 101 Nurse Aide I
NAS 102 Nurse Aide II
NAS 103 Home Health Care Nurse Aide
NAS 106 Geriatric Aide
PSY 150 General Psychology*

**Student must be at least 16 1/2 to be eligible for this pathway.


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Office Administration Diploma

Course Number Course Name
ACA 122 College Transfer Success*
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
CIS 110 Intro to Computers*
CIS 126 Graphic Software Intro
OST 130 Comprehensive Keyboarding
OST 132 Keyboard Skill Building
OST 136 Word Processing
OST 140 Internet Comm/Research
OST 162 Executive Terminology
OST 164 Text Editing Applications
OST 184 Records Management
OST 236 Adv Word/Information Processing
OST 289 Administration Office Management

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Paralegal Diploma

Course Number Course Name
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
LEX 110 Intro to Paralegal Studies
LEX 120 Legal Research and Writing I
LEX 121 Legal Research and Writing II
LEX 130 Civil Injuries
LEX 140 Civil Litigation I
LEX 141 Civil Litigation II
LEX 160 Criminal Law and Procedure
LEX 210 Real Property I
LEX 240 Family Law
LEX 250 Wills, Estates, & Trusts
LEX 280 Ethics & Professionalism
ACA 111 College Student Success


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Pharmacy Technology - Seniors Only

      Course Number                               Course Name                       
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
HSC 140 Transcultural Healthcare
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy
PHM 110 Introduction to Pharmacy
PHM 111 Pharmacy Practice I
PHM 115 Pharmacy Calculations
PHM 115A Pharmacy Calculations Lab
PHM 118 Sterile Products
PHM 120 Pharmacology I
PHM 125 Pharmacology II
PHM 132 Pharmacy Clinical
PHM 134 Pharmacy Clinical
PHM 140 Trends in Pharmacy
PHM 155 Community Pharmacy
PHM 165 Pharmacy Prof Practice
 
 

Welding Technology

Course Number Course Name
DFT 119 Basic CAD
ENG 102 Applied Communications II
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurements & Literacy
WLD 110 Cutting Processes
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate
WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate
WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications
WLD 151 Fabrication I
ACA 111 College Student Success

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