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 and Finance DiplomaCCP thumbs up
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology
Applied Engineering
Bioprocess Technology
Business Administration Diploma
Community Spanish Interpreter Diploma
Computer-Integrated Machining Technology
Cosmetology
Criminal Justice Technology
Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence
Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology
Early Childhood Education: Preschool Certificate
Early Childhood Education: Infant/Toddler Care Certificate
Emergency Medical Science - Age Requirement
Fire Protection Technology
Information Technology
Medical Assisting Certificate
Medical Office Administration Diploma
Nurse Aide Certificate - Age Requirement
Office Administration Diploma
Paralegal Diploma
Pharmacy Technology - Seniors Only
Phlebotomy - Seniors Only
Welding Technology

" * " below denotes college transfer credit course.


Accounting and Finance Diploma

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
ACA 122 College Transfer Success*                                                                         
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Acct*
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Acct*                                                                       
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes
ACC 150 Accounting 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 Principles of Microeconomics*
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I*

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Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

ENG 102 Applied Communications II
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement & 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 160 Refrigeration Certification
AHR 180 HVACR Customer Relations
AHR 213 HVACR Building Code
ELC 111 Introduction to Electricity
ISC 112 Industrial Safety
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Applied Engineering

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

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Bioprocess Technology

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
ACA 111 College Student Success
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 Environmental Health & Safety
ISC 278 cGMP Quality Systems
PTC 110 Industrial Environment

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Business Administration Diploma

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

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Community Spanish Interpreter Diploma

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

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Computer-Integrated Machining Technology

ENG 102 Applied Communications II
ACA 111 College Student Success
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 Advanced Machine Calculations
MAC 171 Measure/Material & Safety
MAC 241 Jigs & Fixtures
MAT 110 Math Measurement and Literacy
WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes

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Cosmetology

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

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

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 and Heavy Equipment Technology

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: Preschool Certificate

EDU 119 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community
EDU 145 Child Development II
EDU 146 Child Guidance
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition

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Early Childhood Education: Infant/Toddler Care Certificate

EDU 119 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community
EDU 144 Child Development I
EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos

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Emergency Medical Science - Age Requirement

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
EMS 110** EMT
EMS 130** Pharmacology

**Student must be 17 before last day of class.

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Fire Protection Technology

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
EPT 140 Emergency Management
MAT 110 Mathematical Measure and Literacy
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 221 Advanced Fire Fighting Strategies
FIP 228 Local Gov't Finance
ACA 111 College Student Success

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Information Technology

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 Certificate

HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
MED 110 Orientation to Medical Assisting
MED 118 Medical Law and Ethics
MED 121 Medical Terminology I
MED 122 Medical Terminology II
MED 130 Administrative Office Procedures I
MED 131 Administrative Office Procedures II

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Medical Office Administration Diploma

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 136 Word Processing
OST 148 Medical Insurance and Billing
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues
OST 164 Office Editing
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 Certificate - Age Requirement**

HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
NAS 101 Nurse Aide I
NAS 102 Nurse Aide II

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

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Office Administration Diploma

ACA 122 College Transfer Success*
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines*
CIS 110 Intro to Computers*
OST 130 Comprehensive Keyboarding
OST 140 Internet Comm/Research
OST 162 Executive Terminology
OST 164 Office Editing
OST 184 Records Management
OST 233 Office Publications Design
OST 236 Advanced Word Processing
OST 289 Office Admin Capstone

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Paralegal Diploma

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 122 College Transfer Success

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Pharmacy Technology - Seniors Only

HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
PHM 110 Introduction to Pharmacy
PHM 111 Pharmacy Practice I
PHM 115 Pharmacy Calculations
PHM 115A Pharmacy Calculations Lab
PHM 132 Pharmacy Clinical

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Phlebotomy - Seniors Only

ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry*
ASL 111 Elementary ASL I*
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I*
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II*   
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers*
HSC 110 Orientation to Health Careers
HSC 140 Transcultural Healthcare
MED 180 CPR Certification
PBT 100 Phlebotomy Technology
PBT 101 Phlebotomy Practicum
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics*
PSY 150 General Psychology*

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Welding Technology

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 122 College Transfer Success

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