Translate

Career Pathways/CTE

Mission

Career Technical Education (CTE) is a program of study that involves a multi-year sequence of courses that integrates core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to post-secondary education and careers.


For specific course descriptions, visit the course catalog.

Career Pathways

Agricultural Business

  • Introduction: Explorations in Ag
  • Concentration: Ag Business Management
  • Concentration Ag Gov/Ag Econ++
  • Concentration: Agricultural Leadership & Technology*
  • Capstone: Internships in Ag*

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Agricultural Mechanics: Small Engines

  • Introduction: Ag Shop Skills*
  • Concentration: Small Engines & Power Equipment*
  • Capstone: Advanced Small Engines*
  • Capstone: Diesel Age Mechanics

* Articulated with Merced College Course

Agricultural Mechanics: Welding

  • Introduction: Welding Ag Shop Skills*
  • Concentration: Welding Technology 1*
  • Capstone: Welding Technology 2*

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Agriscience

  • Introduction: Explorations in Ag
  • Concentration: Agricultural Biology++
  • Concentration: Agricultural Earth Science++
  • Capstone: Agricultural Soil & Chemistry++

++ A-G Approved Course

Animal Science

  • Introduction: Explorations in Ag
  • Concentration: Animal Anatomy & Physiology++
  • Capstone: Veterinary Science**++

** Articulated with Modesto Junior College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Architectural Design

  • Introduction: Computer Aided Drafting Design*
  • Concentration: Architectural Design++*
  • Capstone: Advanced Architecture*

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Building & Construction Trades: Construction Wood

  • Introduction: Woodshop 1
  • Concentration: Woodshop 2
  • Capstone: Woodshop 3
  • Capstone: Woodshop 4

Business Management

  • Concentration: Computer Applications 1
  • Capstone: Computer Applications

Child Development

  • Introduction: Child Development*++
  • Concentration: Health & Family Living*
  • Capstone: Careers with Infants & Toddler Care 1*
  • Capstone: Careers with Infants & Toddler Care2*

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Financial Services

  • Concentration: Accounting 1*++
  • Capstone: Accounting 2*

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Food Service & Hospitality

  • Introduction: Foods & Nutrition 1
  • Concentration: Culinary Arts 1*
  • Concentration: Culinary Arts 2*
  • Capstone: Culinary Arts Cafe Lab

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Graphic Design

  • Introduction: Computer Graphics 1*++
  • Concentration: Computer Graphics 2*++
  • Concentration: Computer Graphics 3*++
  • Capstone: 3D Design++
  • Capstone: Digital Media Productions++

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Information Support & Services

  • Introduction: Intro to Computer Science & Java Script*++
  • Concentration: Programming 1*++
  • Capstone: Programming 2*
  • AP Computer Science Principles*++

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Marketing

  • Introduction: Business and Marketing Essentials*++
  • Concentration: Advanced Marketing*
  • Capstone: Marketing Foundations Community Classroom*++

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Ornamental Horticulture

  • Introduction: Explorations in Ag
  • Concentration: Horticulture
  • Capstone: Environmental Horticulture*++
  • Concentration: Floral 1**++
  • Capstone: Floral 2

* Articulated with Merced College Course
** Articulated with Modesto Junior College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Patient Care

  • Concentration: Intro to Health Careers
  • Capstone: Medical Technologies 1 *++

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Performing Arts

  • Introduction: Theater 1++
  • Concentration: Theater 2*++
  • Capstone: Theater 3*++
  • Capstone: Theatre 4*
  • Capstone: Stagecraft

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Product Innovation & Design

  • Concentration: Metal Shop 1
  • Capstone: Metal Shop 2
  • Capstone: Metal Shop 3

System Diagnostics, Service & Repair: Automotive

  • Concentration: Auto Mechanics 1*
  • Capstone: Auto Mechanics 2*

* Articulated with Merced College Course

System Diagnostics, Service, & Repair: Diesel

  • Introduction: Diesel 1
  • Concentration: Diesel 2
  • Capstone: Diesel 3

Visual Commercial Art

  • Concentration: Photography 1*++
  • Capstone: Photography 2*++

* Articulated with Merced College Course
++ A-G Approved Course

Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

Teacher
Andrew Calzadillas

Andrew Calzadillas

Teacher
Nicole Cecil

Nicole Cecil

Teacher
Linda Clinton

Linda Clinton

Teacher
Andrea DeLeon

Andrea DeLeon

Teacher
Lauren Elliott

Lauren Elliott

Teacher
Joseph Gaestel

Joseph Gaestel

Teacher
Gary Maxwell

Gary Maxwell

Teacher
Tammie Meyer

Tammie Meyer

Teacher
Steven Mua

Steven Mua

Teacher
Justin Parle

Justin Parle

Teacher, Head Baseball Coach
Sarah Ratcliff

Sarah Ratcliff

Teacher
Catherine White

Catherine White

Teacher