Engineering and Architecture Pathway
This pathway is designed to provide a foundation in engineering and architecture sector pathways and occupations for students in California. Students are engaged in an instructional program that integrates academic and technical preparation and focuses on career awareness, career exploration, and career preparation in four pathways that emphasize real-world, occupationally relevant experiences of significant scope and depth: Architectural Design; Engineering Technology; Engineering Design; and Environmental Engineering. To prepare students for continued training, advanced educational opportunities, and direct entry to a career, the Engineering and Architecture programs offer the following components: classroom, laboratory, and hands-on contextual learning; project- and work-based instruction; and leadership and interpersonal skills development. (Citation: California Department of Education).
Computer Drafting / Manufacturing
Pathway courses should be taken in order. Any students who completes all the courses in the pathway, in order, earning a "C" grade or higher in all courses, will be granted a CTE Engineering Pathway Completer Certificate. Additionally, on his/her official transcript it will have the designation of CTE Pathway completer. This will help colleges and potential employers recognize this achievement.
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