Career and Technology
The Business, Finance and Marketing Cluster of courses provides a broad, comprehensive curriculum that prepares students to become competent and literate in business skills, practices and technology. The Pathways offered include Accounting, Administrative Services, and Marketing. In order to complete a pathway, students must pass three sequential courses in one area of concentration (Accounting, Administrative Services, and Marketing). Students may earn college credit for some classes.
7302 BUSINESS, FINANCE AND MARKETING ESSENTIALS - course one for all three business pathways.
7402 Accounting II
7403 Accounting III
7303 Administrative Services II
7306 Administrative Services III
7406 Marketing Management II
7407 Marketing Management III
(students choose Fashion or Sports)
7409 Marketing Management IV (optional)
Family Consumer Science Pathway Courses
Human Services is a new pathway starting with the 2010-2011 school year. Students will explore the development of individuals and families throughout the life cycle. In addition to human development theories, principles and practices, students will learn the roles, responsibilities and functions of families and family members. Students will also gain understanding in gerontology, contemporary family issues, family crises, and community services, agencies and resources. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the family and community in meeting the needs of its members as they progress through various stages of development.
The pathway will consist of the following course
Exploring Early Childhood
Exploring Earch Childhood Education Independent Study/Research
Jobs For Delaware Graduates (JDG)
JDG is a program designed to help students reach academic and career goals. Students will receive pathway credit for JDG courses. All JDG students are eligible for membership in the Delaware Career Association (DCA), a youth organization that enhances the classroom instruction with field trips, group activities, guest speakers, and state conferences.
A JDG Specialist will be available to assist students each day of the school year, as well as the summer and 12 months after graduation to help students find jobs in the career of their choice.
7909 JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES (Grade 9)
7910 JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES (Grade 10)
7911 JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES (Grade 11)
7912 JOBS FOR DELAWARE GRADUATES (Grade 12)
Technology Pathway Courses
Technology Pathway of courses within the Career and Technical Education Department provides a way to develop critical and creative thinking techniques through problem solving situations.
This pathway draws from the inventions and innovations of the past to help students develop skills in designing, inventing, researching, experimenting, producing, and controlling their environment for the future. These courses look at the benefits as well as the problems technology has created to better understand its wise use.
The students in all laboratory courses purchase materials used in the construction of student projects/prototypes. Students in all laboratory courses are required to wear appropriate safety glasses and additional safety equipment required for specific processes. All classes are available to male and female students.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Pathway
8401 Drafting and Design Fundamentals (CAD I)
8402 Architecture Drafting I and CAD II
8403 Architecture Drafting II and CAD II
Processes of Design and Engineering Pathway
8508 Design and Engineering I
8509 Processes of Design and Engineering II
8510 Processes of Design and Engineering III
Agricultural Science Courses
Veterinary Science Pathway
9402 ANIMAL SCIENCE I
9403 ANIMAL SCIENCE II
9404 ANIMAL SCIENCE III
9401 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT