• 1-Year Pathways 2-Year Pathways
    Administration of Justice (DE)
    Auto Collision Repair
    Biotechnology
    Building Construction
    CISCO
    Culinary Arts
    Emergency Medical Technician (DE)
    Environmental Plant Science (DE)
    Firefighter
    Introduction to Health & Medical Sciences (DE) (for 10th grade only)
    HVAC
    Masonry
    Television Production and Moviemaking
    Veterinary Science
    Auto Service Technology
    Computer and Digital Animation (DE)
    Computer Integrated Engineering and Design (DE)
    Cosmetology
    Cybersecurity (DE)
    Graphic Communications
    Medical Laboratory Technology (DE)
    Practical Nursing
    Pharmacy Technology
    Radiology Technology (DE)
    Welding (DE)

    1-Year Pathway Descriptions

    Administration of Justice (DE)
    This pathway prepares students for entry-level employment in the law enforcement and criminal justice system as well as entrance into institutions of higher learning in the related fields of criminal justice, political science, and law.

     

    Auto Collision Repair
    This pathway provides basic knowledge and skills in the use of shop materials, equipment, tools, procedures, and manuals in the auto body and auto refinishing fields.

     

    Biotechnology
    This pathway introduces students to the world of biotechnology which includes the study of living organisms or their products to modify human health and the human environment.

     

    Building Construction
    Students acquire basic understanding of residential construction and the carpentry trade. The program also provides instruction on plan reading and comprehension. 

    CISCO 
    This pathway covers networking concepts, design, implementation, management and operation at an introductory and advanced level.

     

    Culinary Arts
    This pathway is designed to prepare students for employment in the culinary industry or to continue with post-secondary training in such areas as culinary arts, baking and pastry, or restaurant management.

     

    Emergency Medical Technician (DE)
    The pathway is designed to provide training to individuals in order to function independently in a medical emergency and serve as a vital link in the chain of the health care team.

     

    Environmental Plant Science (DE)
    This pathway focuses on plants as related to environmental responsibility.

     

    Firefighter
    This pathways teaches students the Virginia Department of Fire Programs curriculum.

     

    Introduction to Health & Medical Sciences (DE) (for 10th grade only)
    This pathway introduces students to the key elements of the US healthcare system, including medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and the vast array of careers within the health and medical professions.

     

    HVAC
    This pathway provides basic knowledge and skills in residential and commercial air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating.

     

    Masonry
    This pathway familiarizes students with various materials, tools, equipment, and practices of the masonry trade.


    Television Production and Moviemaking
    This pathway provides hands-on training with computer effects, computer editing, professional camera equipment, and audio production.

     

     

    Veterinary Science
    This pathway orients the student to Veterinary Science, covering topics such as anatomy and physiology, terminology, safety and sanitation, parasitology, posology, animal nutrition, breeds, professional conduct, office management, and emerging technologies in animal agriculture.


    2-Year Pathway Descriptions

    Auto Service Technology
    This pathway provides the opportunity for students to develop the skills needed to follow environmental and safety practices and inspect, diagnose, adjust, and repair the systems of the modern technological automobile.

     

    Computer and Digital Animation (DE)
    This pathway introduces students to digital content creation and animation. Students create content suitable for TV, film, computer simulations, computer games, and architectural visualization.

     

    Computer Integrated Engineering and Design (DE)
    CIED provides students with a foundation of skills needed for manufacturing and engineering in today’s “high tech” workplace.

     

    Cosmetology
    Students are taught the skills necessary to develop job entry requirements as a cosmetologist.

     

    Cybersecurity (DE)
    In the first year, students enter the world of computer technology and gain practical experience in assembling a computer system. The second-year course provides students with training in procedures for optimizing and troubleshooting concepts for computer systems, subsystems, and networks. Students explore basic network design and connectivity, network documentation, limitations and weaknesses, and network security, standards and protocols.  Students will gain a basic understanding of emerging technologies including unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies. The course prepares students for postsecondary education and training and a successful career in information technology. Upon successful completion of the course, students may qualify to take CompTIA’s A+ and Network+ certification exams.

     

    Graphic Communications
    This pathway is an introduction and investigation of variable topics in graphic design, computer graphics and visual communication principles, theory and practice.

     

    Medical Laboratory Technology (DE)
    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology presents a brief history of the medical laboratory profession, code of ethics, laboratory safety, and phlebotomy followed by an introduction into the tests performed on blood and body fluids in the areas of hematology, chemistry, immunohematology, microbiology, serology and urinalysis. Simulations are performed using microscopes, chemical reagents, computers and automated equipment. Additionally, the student completes a study of body systems and anatomy as they are portrayed in the field of laboratory medicine. 

     

    Practical Nursing
    This pathway is a two-year Practical nursing program that is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

     

    Pharmacy Technology
    This pathway is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a pharmacy technician.

     

    Radiology Technology (DE)
    Introduction to Radiology, Protection & Patient Care presents a brief history of the radiologic profession, codes of ethics, basic concepts of radiation protection, patient care within the radiology department.  Additionally, the student completes a study of body systems and anatomy as they are portrayed in medical imaging.

     

    Welding (DE)
    This pathway trains students in welding, cutting, and brazing.