Pathways for Student Success
A career pathway is a sequence of courses which will prepare a student for a particular type of occupation. It is designed to ensure that the students particular course selections will meet his/her future employment needs. The pathways are organized into five broad-based groupings of careers that share similar characteristics and whose employment requirements call for many common interests, strengths, and competencies. It prepares students for the future by merging rigorous academic coursework with real-work applications and experiences.
Which Pathway Matches Your Interest and Ability?
Arts, Communications and Recreation
People attracted to careers in this pathway like to sketch, draw, paint, play musical instruments, write stories, poetry and music, sing, dance, act, take photos and be physically active. This career path includes programs related to the humanities and to the performing, visual, literary, media arts and recreation. These include architecture, creative writing, film and cinema studies, fine arts, graphic design and production, journalism, foreign languages, radio and television broadcasting, advertising, public relations, coaching, as well as recreation and sport instructing.
Business, Finance, Sales and Services
People attracted to careers in this pathway like to influence, persuade, perform, lead, or manage to meet organizational goals for economic gain. They like to make decisions, meet people, initiate projects, give talks or speeches, organize activities or lead a group. Other people attracted to careers in this pathway like to work with data using clerical or numerical ability, carry out tasks in detail and follow through on other's instructions. Programs may include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, hospitality and tourism, computer/information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics, and management.
Health, Natural and Applied Sciences and Information Technologies
People attracted to careers in this pathway like to work with people. This career path includes programs related to the promotion of health as well as the treatment of injuries, conditions and diseases. These may include medicine, dentistry, nursing, therapy and rehabilitation, nutrition, fitness, and hygiene. They like to observe, learn, analyse, investigate, evaluate, or solve problems. They like to work independently, analyse data, do research, deal with abstractions, explore a variety of ideas, perform lab experiments, do complex calculations, and/or understand scientific methods and theories.
Social Science, Government and Human Services
People attracted to careers in this pathway like to work with people. This career path includes programs related to economic, political, and social systems. These programs may include education, law and legal studies, law enforcement, public administration, child and family services, religion and social services.
Trade, Transport and Industrial Technologies
People attracted to careers in this pathway like to work with things. They like to work with their hands on objects, machines, tools, plants, or animals. This career path includes programs related to the technologies necessary to design, develop, install, or maintain physical systems. These may include engineering and related technologies, mechanics and repair, manufacturing technology, precision production, electronics, construction, fisheries management and forestry.