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Skilled & Technical Sciences Pathway

Creative students who see themselves designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment, or processing materials into intermediate or final products will want to pursue courses in the Skilled & Technical Sciences Pathway.
 

NATIONAL CAREER CLUSTERS

Career Clusters are groupings of careers that have similar characteristics and employment requirements.

Construction Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Construction
Design and Pre-Construction
Maintenance and Operations

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Arts Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Audio Technology
Film
Journalism and Broadcasting
Performing Arts
Video Technology
Visual Arts

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Manufacturing Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:
Installation and repair
Logistics and inventory control
Manufacturing production process development
Maintenance
Production
Quality assurance
Safety and environmental assurance

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

RELATED COURSES

CTE Courses                                 

Architecture & Construction
CAD
CAD Architecture

Construction

Arts & Communications
Visual Arts
Art
Art & Fashion (AP 3D Art)

Ceramics
IB Visual Arts
Metal Design
Multimedia
Photography
Video
Visual Communications
Communications
Journalism
Technical Writing
Web Design
Yearbook

Manufacturing
Aerospace/Advanced Manufacturing
Industrial Technology - Intro
Industrial Technology - Design Process
Industrial Technology - Manufacturing

Robotics
Welding & Plasma Cutting Arts

 
General Education Courses         

Performing Arts
AP Music Theory
Band/Orchestra
Choir/Chorus
Drama
Guitar
Music Techniques
Piano

Communications
Creative Writing
Pop Culture Podcast
Speech and Debate
     Also see other Language Arts         courses

Film

Math courses, especially Geometry
Science courses, especially Physics

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RESOURCES

Program of Study document

Dual College Credits are available for the following courses
Art & Fashion (AP 3D Art)
IB Visual Arts
Web Design

Industry Certification(s) are available in the following courses
Construction

CTE Student Organizations
SkillsUSA
FIRST Robotics

Career Exploration
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Access Career Videos at the U.S. Department of Labor's careeronestop.org

Browse career profiles by Career Cluster at Washington Career Bridge and the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET site.

The following courses highlight knowledge and skills important for students in all Pathways
Career & College Prep
Environmental Science
Financial Algebra
Health
High School Success Seminar
JAG-WA
Worksite Learning