Career Clusters and Career Pathways

Career Clusters and Pathways

A career pathway is a broad grouping of careers that share similar characteristics.  It is recommended that students consider their career interests when selecting elective coursework and activities.  All LASD students have completed interest surveys that indicated a recommended Career Cluster.  The Pennsylvania Department of Education has grouped Career Clusters into the following five career pathways: Arts and Communication; Business, Finance, and Information Technology; Engineering and Industrial Technology; Human Services; Science and Health.

Arts and Communications

Designed to cultivate students’ awareness, interpretation, application and production of visual, verbal and written work.

    • Career Cluster: Arts, A/V Technology & Communication

Related Electives

Elements of Art

Principals of Design

Careers in Art

AP Art History

Drawing

Ceramics

Design in 3D

AP Studio Art Breadth

AP Studio Art Concentration

Photojournalism

Today’s Law

Webpage Design

Computer Aided Drafting and Design I/II

Communication Systems/Video Production

Later Twentieth-Century American Literature

Theatre Arts

Mythology and Legends

Speech

Baking and Pastry

Culinary Arts

Fiber Arts

Child Development/Parenting

Surviving the Real World

*Recommended Activities: Band, Chorus Orchestra, Fall and Spring Play – Also select clubs based on your interests.

Possible SUN ATI Programs: Advertising Art and Design

Business, Finance and Information Technology

Designed to prepare students for careers in the world of business, finance and information services.

    •  Career Clusters: Information and Technology; Finance, Business Management and Administration; Marketing

Related Electives

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Today’s Law

Accounting I

Accounting II

Webpage Design

Computer Programming

Independent Study in Computer Science

Technology Exploration

Independent Study in Technology Education

Computer Aided Drafting and Design I/II

Communication Systems/Video Production

Speech

Economics

 

*Recommended Activities: Select clubs based on your interests.

Possible SUN ATI Programs: Advertising Art and Design; Computer & Networking Technology

Engineering and Industrial Technology

Designed to cultivate students’ interest, awareness and application to areas related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install or maintain physical systems.

    • Career Clusters: Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics; Manufacturing; Architecture and Construction

Related Electives

Elements of Art

Principals of Design

Drawing

Ceramics

Design in 3D

Photojournalism

Accounting I

Webpage Design

Computer Programming

Independent Study in Computer Science

Technology Exploration

Energy, Power, and Transportation

Independent Study in Technology Education

Computer Aided Drafting and Design I/II

Communication Systems/Video Production

Speech

*Recommended Activities: Select clubs based on your interests.

Possible SUN ATI Programs: Advanced Precision; Machining; Advanced Wood Products; Manufacturing; Auto Technology; Carpentry; Collision Repair Technology; Diesel and Truck Technology

Human Services

Designed to cultivate students’ interests, skills and experience for employment in careers related to families and human needs.

    • Career Clusters: Government and Public Administration; Education and Training; Human Services; Hospitality and Tourism; Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

Related Electives

Today’s Law

Accounting I

Communication Systems/Video Production

Speech

Baking and Pastry

Culinary Arts

Fiber Arts

Child Development/Parenting

Surviving the Real World

Psychology

Sociology

Foreign Language

 

*Recommended Activities: Select clubs based on your interests.

Possible SUN ATI Programs: Cosmetology; Criminal Justice; Culinary Arts

Science and Health

Designed to cultivate students’ interest in the life, physical and behavioral sciences.  In addition, the planning, managing and providing of therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health information and biochemistry research development.

    • Career Clusters: Science. Technology, Engineering, and Math; Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Health Sciences

Related Electives

Today’s Law

Accounting I

Communication Systems/Video Production

Speech

Baking and Pastry

Culinary Arts

Fiber Arts

Child Development/Parenting

Surviving the Real World

Psychology

Sociology

Anatomy and Physiology

Sports and Fitness

 

*Recommended Activities:  Evangelical Volunteer  & also select clubs based on your interests.

Possible SUN ATI Programs: Advanced Wood Products; Manufacturing; Dental Health; Health Professionals

 

 

 

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