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CTE Pathways & Courses

All 鶹ӳ middle schools, high schools and high school programs offer Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses. At the high school level, while many courses are taught in the comprehensive high schools, the Arlington Career Center offers additional options. All high school students, grades 9-12 can take courses during the school day at the Arlington Career Center. Transportation to and from the Arlington Career Center is provided.

All CTE courses are detailed in the Programs of Studies.? Register for classes in Naviance and/or reach out to your school counselor.

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CTE Courses by Cluster - High School

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

This cluster is focused on the production, processing, marketing,distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products, care or resources. ()

Career Possibilities:

Veterinarian,Veterinary Technician, Animal Groomer, Pet Sitter, Wildlife Officer, Animal Geneticist, Animal Scientist, Aquacultural Manager

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Small Animal Care – This course highlights how to care for small animals (pets) commonly found in Arlington.
    • Small Animal Care I (28062)
    • Small Animal Care II* (28063)
    • Veterinary Science I (28064)
    • Veterinary Science II* (28061)
  • Veterinary Science – This course includes how to monitor the health of various species as well as the anatomy & physiology of a variety of species.
    • Veterinary Science I (28064)
    • Small Animal Care I (28062)
    • Small Animal Care II* (28063)
    • Veterinary Science II* (28061)

* = course has a pre-requisite

Architecture & Construction

This Career Cluster is focused on careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment. ()

Career Possibilities:

Architect, Carpenter, Construction Manager, Electrician, Roofer, Building Code Inspector, Restoration Technician, Construction and Building Inspector, Surveyor, Mechanical Engineer, Cabinet Maker, Civil Engineer, General Contractor, Cost Estimator, Project Manager, Landscape Architect

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Engineering & Technology Pathway – Computer Assisted Technical Drawing (CAD) – This course introduces basic drafting techniques and teaches freehand sketching, mechanical drafting and computer-assisted drawing (CAD)
    • Computer Assisted Technical Drawing (28439)(DE 98439W)
    • Advanced Drawing and Design*(28440)
    • Computer Assisted Architectural Drawing (DE)*(28408 (98408W))
    • Computer Assisted Engineering Drawing*(28438)
    • Digital Animation (28457)
    • Engineering I: Intro to Engineering Design (28491)
    • Materials & Processes Technology (28433)
    • Robotic Design (28421)
  • Carpentry – With an emphasis on safety, this course teaches proper hand and power tool use, interpreting blueprints, and construction principles.
    • Carpentry I (28519)
    • Carpentry II*(28520)
  • Construction Technology – This course introduces design structures and infrastructure projects and principles through modeling and computer simulation.
    • Construction Technology (28512)
    • Energy and Power (26448)
    • Computer Assisted Architectural Drawing (DE)*(28408 (98408W))
    • Materials & Processes Technology (28433)
  • Electricity? – The course introduces residential wiring techniques, circuits, reading schematics and the basics of following the National Electrical Code.
    • Electricity I (28534)
    • Electricity II* (28535)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communications

This Career Cluster is focused on designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism and entertainment services. ()

Career Possibilities:

Interior Designer, Fashion Designer, Costume Designer, Entrepreneur, Retail Manager, Fashion Merchandiser, Tailor, Graphic Designer, Audio-Video Designer, Engineer, Multimedia Artist, Animator, Media Planner, Producer, Audio/Video, Boom Operator, Photographer

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Introduction to Fashion Careers? – This course is an introduction to fashion careers and the fashion industry.
    • Introduction to Fashion Careers (28147)
    • Entrepreneurship (29094)
    • Entrepreneurship Advanced*(DE 99095W)
    • Individual Development (18210)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Marketing (new in 2023-24)
  • Introduction to Interior Design – This course is an introduction to interior design careers and design elements of interior spaces.
    • Introduction to Interior Design (28289)
    • Individual Development (18210)
  • Digital Animation – This course introduces the basics of computer animation and design concepts.
    • Digital Animation (28457)
    • Graphic Communications System (28458)
    • Engineering I: Intro to Engineering Design (28491)
    • Advanced Drawing and Design*(28440)
    • Computer Assisted Architectural Drawing (DE)*(28408 (98408W))
    • Computer Assisted Engineering Drawing*(28438)
    • Computer Assisted Technical Drawing (DE)(28439 (98439W)
  • Graphic Communications Systems – This course focuses on creating computer graphics for visual communication on the world wide web.
    • Graphic Communications System (28458)
    • Digital Animation (28457)
    • Computer Assisted Technical Drawing (DE)(28439) (98439W)
  • TV Production – Using industry equipment, students learn to produce television and radio segments.
    • TV Production I (28689)(DE 98689W)
    • TV and Multimedia Production II*(28691) (DE 98690W))

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Business Management & Administration

The Business Management & Administration cluster focuses on business functions essential to efficientand productive business operations. ()

Career Possibilities:

Project Manager, Entrepreneur, Sports & Entertainment Manager, Real Estate Broker, Human Resources Manager, Marketing Manager, Legal Assistant, Chief Executive Officer, Administrative Assistant, Sales Manager/Clerk, Technical Writer, Front Office Assistant, Office Manager, Franchise Owner

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Business & Marketing – This course highlights the functions of American and international business organizations in the global economy.
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Accounting (26320)
    • Computer Information Systems (26614)
    • Computer Information Systems Advanced* (26649 (96649W))
    • Entrepreneurship (29094) & Entrepreneurship Advanced DE*(99095W)
    • IB Business and Management SL (36114)
    • IB Information Technology in a Global Society (SL)(26616)
    • Introduction to Fashion Careers (28147)
    • Marketing (new in 2023-24)
    • Sports Entertainment & Recreation Marketing (28123)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia (96646W) & Web Page Design & Multimedia Advanced*(26631)
  • Entrepreneurship – The course helps students learn decision making, long-range planning, effective communication, accountability,responsibility, and continuing education. It is designed for students who wish to concentrate on strategies for career development through ownership/management of their own businesses.
    • Entrepreneurship (29094)
    • Accounting (26320)
    • Computer Information Systems (26614)
    • Computer Information Systems Advanced* (26649 (96649W))
    • Entrepreneurship Advanced DE*(99095W)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Introduction to Fashion Careers (28147)
    • Marketing (new in 2023-24)
    • Sports Entertainment & Recreation Marketing (28123)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Education and Training

This Career Cluster is focused on planning, managing, and providing education and training services, andrelated learning support services. ()

Career Possibilities:

Teacher, Child Care Assistant/Worker, Child Care Center Entrepreneur/Owner, Teacher Assistant, Training Consultant, Nanny, College Professor, Training and Development Manager, School Principal, Museum Coordinator, Psychologist, Social Worker

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Child Development & Parenting – This course is designed for the student to learn about quality care for children, good parenting skills, and child development. This course includes work-based learning experiences with young children.
    • Child Development & Parenting(28232 or 28230)
    • Early Childhood Education I (28235) & Early Childhood Education II *(DE 98236W)
    • Individual Development (18210)
    • Intro Early Child Education (28233)
    • Teachers for Tomorrow I Dual Enrolled (99062W) & Teachers for Tomorrow II Dual Enrollment*(99063W)
  • Early Childhood Education – This course prepares students to work in childcare and elementary settings. Work-based learning experiences include working with infants, toddlers, preschool,elementary and special needs children.
    • Early Childhood Education I (28235)
    • Child Development & Parenting C Year (28232) or Child Development & Parenting- Semester (28230)
    • Early Childhood Education II*(DE 98236W)
    • Nutrition & Wellness (28274)
    • Individual Development (18210)
    • Intro Early Child Education (28233)
    • Teachers for Tomorrow I Dual Enrolled (99062W) & Teachers for Tomorrow II Dual Enrollment*(99063W)
  • Teachers for Tomorrow – This course introduces the field of teaching and education.Students learn about curriculum and planning and will engage in work-based learning experiences in a variety of grade levels from kindergarten through high school.
    • Teachers for Tomorrow I (29062) (DE 99062W)
    • Child Development & Parenting – Year (28232) or Child Development & Parenting- Semester (28230)
    • Early Childhood Education I (28235) & Early Childhood Education II DE*(98236W)
    • Individual Development (18210)
    • Intro Early Child Education (28233)
    • Leadership Capstone (28956)
    • Teachers for Tomorrow II *(99063W)
  • Leadership Capstone – This course is the culmination of a students courses within a chosen career pathway. Students apply their knowledge,technical skills, leadership, and workplace readiness skills through classroom and work-based learning experiences.
    • Leadership Capstone (28956)
    • Teachers for Tomorrow I Dual Enrolled (99062W)
    • Teachers for Tomorrow II Dual Enrollment*(99063W)

 

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Finance

This Career Cluster is focused on planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking,insurance, and business financial management. ()

Career Possibilities:

Cost Analyst, Accountant, Auditor, Bank Teller, Personal Financial Manager, Loan Officer, Tax Preparer, Management Accountant, Debt Counselor, Bill and Account Collector, Credit Analyst

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Accounting? – This course highlights the basics of how to manage your personal finances and business financial documents
    • Accounting (26320)
    • Computer Information Systems (26614)
    • Computer Information Systems Advanced*(26649) (96649W)
    • Entrepreneurship (29094)
    • Entrepreneurship Advanced DE*(99095W)
    • IB Business and Management SL (36114)
    • IB Information Technology in a Global Society (SL)(36623)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia (96646W)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia Advanced (26631)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Government & Public Administration (Military)

The Government & Public Administration Career Cluster is focused on planning and performing government functions at the local, state and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation, and regulations. ()

Career Possibilities:

Military Enlisted Personnel, Intelligence Officer, Foreign Service Officer, Postal Clerk, Private Detective, Investigator, Corrections Officer, Records Processing Assistant, Security Officer, Environmental Compliance Inspector, Legislator

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Space Force Junior ROTC – The focus of this course is to develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community. Self-discipline, respect, customs & courtesies, character,integrity, service, and leadership are all part of the core values in this course
    • Space Force Junior ROTC I (29911)
    • Space Force Junior ROTC II*(29912)
    • Space Force Junior ROTC III*(29913)
    • Space Force Junior ROTC IV*(29914)

* = course has a pre-requisite

Health Science

This Career Cluster is focused on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services,diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development. ()

Career Possibilities:

Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician, Epidemiologist, Radiologic Technologist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Coding and Billing Specialist, Home Health Aide, Optician, Athletic Trainer, Phlebotomist, Medical Transcriptionist, Pharmacy Technician, Exercise Physiologist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Nurse, Physician

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Emergency Medical Technician – This course focuses on emergency medicine. Students achieve the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for healthcare providers. Students assist and observe in a hospital emergency department and with ambulance first responders. (must be 16 by the first day of the course)
    • Emergency Medical Technician I (28334) (DE 98334W)
    • Emergency Medical Technician II*(98335W)
  • Physical/Occupational Therapy – This course focuses on evaluation of athletic injuries, initial emergency medical assessment and care, modality application, formation of rehabilitative exercise programs and taping. The course is designed for students interested in the fields of physical and occupational therapy.
    • Physical/Occupational Therapy l
    • Health Sciences (28303)
    • Physical/Occupational Therapy ll (SY 2024-25)
  • Health Sciences – This course introduces basic healthcare terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathologies, diagnostic and clinical procedures, therapeutic interventions, and the fundamentals of traumatic and medical emergency care.
    • Health Sciences (28303)
    • Medical Terminology (28383) (98383W)
    • Pharmacy Technician (28305)
    • Physical/Occupational Therapy l
    • Physical/Occupational Therapy ll (SY 2024-25)
    • Sports Medicine/Athletic Training l (new in 2023-24)
    • Sports Medicine/Athletic Training ll (SY 2024-25)
  • Pharmacy Technician – This course introduces the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a pharmacy technician.
    • Pharmacy Technician l (28305)
    • Health Sciences (28303)
    • Pharmacy Technician ll (SY 2024-25)
  • Biotechnology in Health & Medical Sciences – This course focuses on various cutting-edge technologies and techniques relevant in the field of health and medical sciences.
    • Biotechnology in Health & Medical Sciences (28326)
    • Forensic Technology with application in Biotechnology (28325)
  • Forensic Technology with application in Biotechnology – This course introduces the field of forensics. Topics include processing crime scenes, DNA analysis, blood splatter analysis, forensic botany, and toxicology analysis.
    • Forensic Technology with application in Biotechnology (28325)
    • Biotechnology Techniques & Applications (28467)
  • Medical Terminology – This course introduces health care language and Latin roots commonly used in the medical field.
    • Medical Terminology (28383) (DE 98383W)
    • Health Sciences (28303)
  • Sports Medicine/Athletic Training (new in 2023-24) – The course introduces students to topics such as human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, medical terminology, injuries and illnesses, and legal and ethical issues in sports medicine. The course is designed for students interested in athletic training.
    • Sports Medicine/Athletic Training l (2023-24)
    • Health Sciences (28303)
    • Sports Medicine/Athletic Training ll (SY 2024-25)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Hospitality and Tourism (Culinary)

This Career Cluster is focused on management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services. ()

Career Possibilities:

Dietician, Nutrition Counselor, Caterer, Food Service Manager, Franchise Owner, Entrepreneur, Host/Hostess, Personal Chef

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Introduction to Culinary Arts? – This course focuses on basic culinary skills, menu development, food service styles, and food safety and sanitation.
    • Introduction to Culinary Arts (28250)
    • Culinary Arts & Sciences I
    • Culinary Arts & Sciences II*
    • Culinary Arts III: Baking & Pastries Specialization*? & Culinary Arts III: Catering and Banquet Specialization* (concurrent enrollment in both Culinary Arts lll courses is required)
    • Nutrition & Wellness
    • Individual Development
  • Culinary Arts & Sciences – This course uses a commercial kitchen where students learn the food services industry workflow and fundamental cooking techniques such as frying, sauteing, roasting meats, and preparing vegetables.
    • Culinary Arts & Sciences I (28522)
    • Culinary Arts & Sciences II*
    • Culinary Arts III: Specialization*
    • Nutrition & Wellness
    • Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • Individual Development

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Human Services (Cosmetology, Wellness)

This Career Cluster is focused on preparing individuals for employment in careers that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care and consumer services. ()

Career Possibilities:

Cosmetologist, Salon Receptionist, Esthetician, Nail Technician, Dietician, Nutrition Counselor, Barber, Master Barber, Beauty Salon Assistant, Entrepreneur/Salon Owner, Line Cook, Personal Trainer

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Barbering – The program emphasizes personal safety, professionalism,scalp and hair care, hair cutting, styling, lightening andcoloring, shaving, and barbershop management.
    • Barbering I (28531)
    • Barbering II*(28532)
    • Barbering III* (28526)
  • Cosmetology – In this introductory course, includes hair, skin, nails and their related care. Shampooing, styling, cutting and coloring hair and manicure and pedicure procedures are all part of the course.
    • Cosmetology I (28528)
    • Cosmetology II* (28529)
    • Cosmetology III* (28530)
  • Nutrition & Wellness – The course focuses on healthy lifestyle choices including exercise, nutritional choices, and safe food preparation.
    • Nutrition & Wellness (28274)
    • Child Development & Parenting – Year (28232) or Child Development & Parenting- Semester (28230)
    • Culinary Arts & Sciences I
    • Culinary Arts & Sciences II*
    • Culinary Arts III: Baking & Pastries Specialization* & Culinary Arts III: Catering and Banquet Specialization*(concurrent enrollment in both Culinary Arts lll courses is required)
    • Intro Early Child Education (28233)
    • Early Childhood Education I (28235)
    • Early Childhood Education II DE* (98236W)
    • Introduction to Culinary Arts (28250)
    • Individual Development (18210)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Information Technology

The cluster focuses on career related to design, development, support, and management of hardware, software,multimedia, and system integration services. ()

Career Possibilities:

Computer Systems Engineer, Architect, Computer User Support Specialist, Multimedia Artist, Animator, Software Engineer, Radio, TV Broadcast Technician, Web Developer, Customer Service Representative, Medical Transcriptionist, Network Systems Analyst, Game Designer, Programmer, Webmaster, Graphic Designer, Telecommunications Equipment Installer, Data Entry Specialist, Computer Security Specialist, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician, Internet Entrepreneur

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Computer Programming (formerly Computer Science) – This course features Java or Python and teaches problem solving and program design.
    • Computer Programming
    • Computer Information Systems (26614) & Computer Information Systems Advanced** (26649) (96649W)
    • Computer Programming Advanced* (26643) & Computer Science AP* (33185)
    • Cybersecurity I: Cybersecurity Fundamentals DE (96659W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Networks (96653W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Operating Systems (96654W) and/or
    • Database Management I(26660)
    • IB Information Technology in a Global Society (SL)(26616)
    • Introduction to Information Technology (26116)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia (96646W) & Web Page Design & Multimedia Advanced*(26631)
  • Game Design – This course features modeling, simulation, and game development using Unity.
    • Introduction to Game Design (28461)
    • Computer Programming (26638)
    • Computer Programming Advanced* (26643)
  • Information Technology (IT) – This course focuses on setting up home networks, web-based applications,programming concepts and intro to cybersecurity
    • Introduction to Information Technology (IT) (26116)
    • Computer Information Systems (26614)
    • Computer Information Systems Advanced** (26649) (96649W)
    • Computer Programming & Computer Programming Advanced* (26643)
    • Cyber: Cisco Networking Academy Level I, Part I(26542 (96542W))
    • Cybersecurity I: Cybersecurity Fundamentals DE (96659W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Networks (96653W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Operating Systems (96654W)
    • Cybersecurity II Computer Software Network(96657W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity II: Cybersecurity Software Operation*(26662) and/or
    • Cybersecurity II: Computer Software Operations DE*(96657W)
    • Database Management I(26660)
    • IB Information Technology in a Global Society (SL)(26616)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia (96646W) & Web Page Design & Multimedia Advanced*(26631)
  • Web Page Design & Multimedia? – This course focuses on designing and creating desktop-published projects, multimedia presentations/projects, and Web sites using industry-standard application software.
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia (26646) (DE 96646W)
    • Accounting (26320)
    • Computer Information Systems (26614) & Computer Information Systems Advanced* (26649) (96649W)
    • Computer Programming (6640)
    • Computer Programming Advanced* (26643) & Computer Science Principles AP* (33186)
    • Cybersecurity I: Cybersecurity Fundamentals DE (96659W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Networks (96653W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Operating Systems (96654W)
    • IB Business and Management SL (36114) or IB Information Technology in a Global Society (SL)(26616)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Introduction to Information Technology (26116)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia Advanced* (DE option) (26631)
  • Computer Information Systems – This course introduces computer concepts,operating systems, networks, telecommunications, and emerging technologies.
    • Computer Information Systems(26614) (96614W)
    • Accounting (26320)
    • Computer Information Systems Advanced*(26649 (96649W))
    • Computer Programming (26638) & Computer Programming Advanced* (26643)
    • Cybersecurity I: Cybersecurity Fundamentals DE (96659W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Networks (96653W) and/or
    • Cybersecurity I: Operating Systems (96654W)
    • Database Management I (26660)
    • Entrepreneurship (29094) & Entrepreneurship Advanced DE*(99095W)
    • IB Business and Management SL (36114) or IB Information Technology in a Global Society (SL) (26616)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Introduction to Information Technology (26116)
    • Web Page Design & Multimedia (96646W) & Web Page Design & Multimedia Advanced*(26631)
  • Cyber: Cisco Academy – This course introduces skills needed to become network technicians, PC support specialists,information systems operators, and network security analysts.
    • Cyber: Cisco Academy Level 1 Part I(26542) (DE 96542W)
    • Cyber: Cisco Academy Level 1 Part II (26543) (DE 96543W)
  • Cybersecurity – This course introduces installation of operating systems and software, set up and management of accounts, and establishment and implementation of security plans.
    • Cybersecurity Level 1: Cybersecurity Fundamentals (26659) (DE 96659W)
    • Cybersecurity Network Systems (26667) (DE96667W)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Marketing

The Marketing cluster focuses on how to reach organizational goals through marketing and publicity. ()

Career Possibilities:

Market Research Analyst, Entrepreneur, Sports & Entertainment Manager, Property/Real Estate Manager, Telemarketer, Marketing Manager, Legal Assistant, Franchise Owner, Chief Executive Officer, Administrative Assistant, Sales Manager/Clerk, Media Planner, Buyer, Public Relations Manager, Merchandise Buyer, Fundraiser, Advertising and Promotions Manager

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Marketing (new in 2023-24) – This course highlights how products are developed, branded,and sold in addition to teaching how to analyze and capitalize on industry trends.
    • Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship (29094) & Entrepreneurship Advanced DE*(99095W)
    • IB Business and Management SL (36114)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Sports Entertainment & Recreation Marketing (28123)
  • Sports Entertainment & Recreation Marketing – This course highlights the fundamental marketing concepts and theories as they relate to the sports, entertainment, & recreation industry.
    • Sports Entertainment & Recreation Marketing (28123)
    • Entrepreneurship (29094)
    • Entrepreneurship Advanced*(DE 99095W)
    • Introduction to Business & Marketing (26112)
    • Marketing (new in 2023-24)

 

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

This Career Cluster is focused on planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professionaland technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testingservices, and research and development services. ()

Career Possibilities:

Materials Scientist, Civil Engineer, Engineering Technician, Nuclear Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Nano Scientist, Electrical Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Hydrologist, Machinist, Power Systems Technician, Wastewater Maintenance Technician, Robotics Engineer

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Engineering – This course teaches design concepts in which students translate conceptual designs into reproducible products using traditional hand and power tools, 3D printer and laser engravers.
    • Engineering I: Intro to Engineering Design(28491)
    • Advanced Drawing and Design*(28440)
    • Aerospace Engineering *(28498)
    • Computer Assisted Technical Drawing (DE)(28439 (98439W)
    • Digital Electronics (26671)
    • Engineering Capstone: Design & Development *(28494)
    • Engineering II: Principles of Engineering (28492)
  • Materials & Processes Technology – This course focuses on materials, processes and fabrication using metals, plastics, woods and composite materials.
    • Materials & Processes Technology (28433)
    • Computer Assisted Technical Drawing (DE)(28439) (98439W)
    • Construction Technology (28512)
  • Energy and Power – This course explores the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity.
    • Energy and Power (26448)
    • Construction Technology (28512)
    • Sustainable and Renewable Technologies (28460)

 

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (Automotive)

This Career Cluster is focused on planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance. ()

Career Possibilities:

Airline Pilot, Traffic Engineer, Air Traffic Controller, Flight Engineer, Service Technician, Aircraft Mechanic, Automotive Glass Installer, Small Engine Mechanic, Auto Repair Shop Entrepreneur, Motorboat Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Body Repairer, Marine Watercraft Maintenance Worker, Avionics Technician

APS offers the following Pathways:

  • Aerospace– This course introduces the design and operation of small drones, and leads to aviation and aeronautics.
    • Drones: Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • Aviation Technology/Pilot Training l (28731)
    • Aerospace Engineering (28498)
  • Aviation Technology/Pilot Training – This course highlights the principles of flight, flight navigation and meteorology for pilots. Students will participate in flight using flight simulators and two actual aircraft flights at a local airport.
    • Aviation Technology/Pilot Training l (28731)
    • Aviation Technology/Pilot Training ll (28732)
  • Automotive Technology – This course introduces students to personal car maintenance, brakes, engines, and other automotive systems
    • Automotive Technology I (28509) (DE 98509W)
    • Automotive Technology II Dual Enrollment*(28507) (98507W)
    • Automotive Technology III Dual Enrollment*(28508) (98508W)
  • Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair – In this course students explore, handle, and perform basic functions in engine repair, automatic transmission, manual drive train, steering systems, and brakes.
    • Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair (28675)
    • Automotive Technology II Dual Enrollment*(28507) (98507W)
    • Automotive Technology III Dual Enrollment*(28508) (98508W)
  • Automotive Collision Repair – This course focuses on non-structural analysis, damage repair, painting, and welding using a variety of materials commonly found in the automotive industry.
    • Automotive Collision Repair I (28677)
    • Automotive Collision Repair II *(28678)

* = course has a pre-requisite
DE=Dual Enrollment with NOVA