Fields of Study for the Career Path

Overview:

  • Align to the Department of Labor’s Career Clusters for high-wage, high-demand careers
  • Prepare students for industry-based certification exams  
  • Begin with middle school foundations: Keyboarding and Career Exploration
  • Prepare students for workplace success:  Introduction to Business Computer Applications, Computer Literacy, Critical Thinking & Study Skills, and Career Transitions I & II
  • Courses are available through Village Virtual.
  • Courses are available through Youth Digital.
  • Courses are available through HLA Archway.
  • Courses can also be taken through other options.

 

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit- Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Introduction to Business Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • Computer Literacy (.5 credit)
  • Environmental Science or AP Environmental Science
  • Agriscience I (.5 credit)
  • Agriscience II (.5 credit)
  • Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Forestry & Natural Resources (.5 credit)
  • Nutrition & Food (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Veterinary Science (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Culinary Arts (.5 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit – Soft Skills, Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS: Microsoft Office Specialist, Pre-PAC Food Science Fundamentals Credential, Oklahoma’s CareerTech Testing’s Animal Science Credential (currently in pilot year in TN)

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit- Middle School)
  • Middle School Journalism
  • Middle School Photography
  • Introduction to Business Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • Technology Literacy (.5 credit)
  • Art History (.5 credit)
  • Fine Arts Survey (1 credit)
  • AP Art History (1 credit)
  • Art in World Cultures (1 credit)
  • Art Foundations I & II (1 credit)
  • Advertising & Public Relations (.5 credit)
  • Drawing (.5 credit)
  • Clothing Construction (.5 credit)
  • Clothing Fashion Fundamentals (.5 credit)
  • Digital Photography I & II (1 credit)
  • Fashion & Interior Design (1 credit)
  • Interior Design (.5 credit)
  • Intro to Commercial Art (.5 credit)
  • Public Speaking (.5 credit)
  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing (.5 credit)
  • Theater, Cinema & Film Production (.5 credit)
  • American Sign Language I & II (1 credit)
  • Creative Writing (.5 credit)
  • Journalism (.5 credit)
  • Music Appreciation (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Social Media (.5 credit)
  • Web Design I & II (2 credits)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit) (Soft Skills, Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS: Pre-PAC Fashion, Textiles & Apparel; Microsoft Office Specialist (or other MS credential), Adobe Certified Associate (Dreamweaver application)

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Study Skills (ACT Prep) (.5 credit)
  • Business Law (.5 credit)
  • Entrepreneurship (1 credit)
  • International Business (.5 credit)
  • Intro to Business Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • Accounting (.5 credit)
  • Business Communications (.5 credit)
  • Business & Consumer Math (1 credit)
  • Technical Writing (.5 credit)
  • Computer Technology (.5 credit)
  • Restaurant Management (.5 credit)
  • Public Speaking (.5 credit)
  • Accounting (.5 credit)
  • Marketing & Customer Service (.5 credit)
  • Advertising & Sales Promotion (.5 credit)
  • Personal Finance (.5 credit)
  • AP Microeconomics (.5 credit)
  • AP Macroeconomics (.5 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit – Soft Skills, Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS: IC3 (Internet & Computing – Administered by Certiport), any of the Microsoft Credentials (Certiport), Customer Service (National Retail Federation), Pre-PAC (depending on career cluster), Telephone Etiquette (CareerTech Testing)

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Health Careers I & II (1 credit)
  • Health & Medicine (.5 credit)
  • Nutrition & Food (.5 credit)
  • Medical Terminology (1 credit)
  • Anatomy (.5 credit)
  • Physiology (.5 credit)
  • Biotechnology (1 credit)
  • Forensic Science I & II (1 credit)
  • Nursing I & II (1 credit)
  • Fitness Fundamentals I & II (1 credit)
  • Lifetime Wellness (1 credit)
  • Exercise Science (.5 credit)
  • Drugs & Alcohol (.5 credit)
  • Veterinary Science (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Business & Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • First Aid (.5 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS: Microsoft Office Specialist; Pre-PAC Nutrition, Food & Wellness, CNA exam prep

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Computer Literacy (.5 credit)
  • Digital Information Technology (Introduction to Business Computer Applications) (1 credit)
  • Foundations of Programming (1 credit)
  • Web Design I & II (2 credits)
  • AP Computer Science A (1 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit- Soft Skills, Workplace skills)
  • Additional courses are available through Youth Digital.
    • Coding
    • Design
    • Animation

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS:  IC3 (Internet & Computing – Administered by Certiport); Adobe® Certified Associate using the Dreamweaver certification; Microsoft Office Specialist.

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Introduction to Culinary Arts (1 credit)
  • Advertising & Public Relations (.5 credit)
  • Nutrition & Food (.5 credit)
  • Hospitality & Tourism (.5 credit)
  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing (.5 credit)
  • Restaurant Management (.5 credit)
  • Marketing & Customer Service (.5 credit)
  • Computer Literacy (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit – Soft Skills, Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS:  Microsoft Word Specialist; Customer Service Credential; Certified Guest Service Professional (and many similar credentials from the American Hotel & Lodging Association – see https://www.ahlei.org for information about AHLEI certifications and associated test prep courses); Pre-PAC Nutrition, Food & Wellness

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Computer Literacy (.5 credit)
  • IBCA (1 credit)
  • Psychology I & II (1 credit)
  • Sociology I & II (1 credit)
  • Family Living (.5 credit)
  • Family & Consumer Science (.5 credit)
  • Early Childhood Education (.5 credit)
  • Exercise Science (.5 credit)
  • Nutrition & Food (.5 credit)
  • Lifetime Wellness (1.0 credit) – if not otherwise required by graduation path
  • Peer Counseling (.5 credit)
  • Principles of Public Service (.5 credit)
  • Social Problems I & II (1 credit)
  • Personal Finance (.5 credit)
  • Personal & Family Finance (.5 credit)
  • Principles of Public Service (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Women’s Studies (.5 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit – Soft Skills, Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS:  Microsoft Office Specialist (Certiport), Pre-PAC Family & Community Services or Early Childhood Education or Education Fundamentals or Broad Family & Community Services (would need to structure a course of study for the particular credential wanted), CareerTech Testing Administrative Professional or Certiport’s IC3.

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit)
  • Introduction to Business Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • Computer Literacy (.5 credit)
  • Concepts of Engineering & Technology (.5 credit)
  • Environmental Science (1 credit)
  • AP Environmental Science (1 credit)
  • Biology (1 credit)
  • AP Biology (1 credit)
  • Chemistry (1 credit)
  • Physics (1 credit)
  • Earth & Space Science (1 credit)
  • Pre-Calculus (1 credit)
  • AP Calculus AB (1 credit)
  • AP Calculus BC (1 credit)
  • Bridge Math (1 credit)
  • Math Essentials (1 credit)
  • Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry (1 credit)
  • Trigonometry (.5 credit)
  • Agriscience I & II (1 credit)
  • Biotechnology (1 credit)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (1 credit)
  • Anthropology I & II (1 credit)
  • Astronomy (.5 credit)
  • Forensic Science I & II (1 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit – Soft Skills, Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS:  Internet & Computer Core Certification (IC3) (Certiport) or  CareerTech Testing’s Administrative Professional; Microsoft Office Specialist

  • Keyboarding (.5 credit – Middle School)
  • Career Exploration (.5 credit- Middle School)
  • Introduction to Business Computer Applications (1 credit)
  • Computer Literacy (.5 credit)
  • Business Law (.5 credit)
  • Careers in Criminal Justice (.5 credit)
  • Criminology (.5 credit)
  • Forensic Science I & II (1 credit)
  • Legal Studies (.5 credit)
  • Government (.5 credit)
  • AP Government (.5 credit)
  • Civics (1 credit)
  • Critical Thinking & Study Skills (Includes study techniques & test-taking skills) (.5 credit)
  • Career Transitions I & II (1 credit – Soft Skills. Workplace skills)

POSSIBLE CREDENTIALS:  Microsoft Office Specialist; Pre-PAC Family & Community Services; IC3 (Certiport) or Oklahoma’s CareerTech Testing – Administrative Professional