Have you heard the news? CTE Introduction is changing to College and Career Awareness. This seventh grade course is designed to acquaint students with the Utah labor market and the employment opportunities for which they can prepare by defining a College and Career Ready Plan. College and Career Awareness offers exploration and preparation in college and career pathways, focusing on jobs that are high skill and high demand, as well as satisfying and financially rewarding.
The College and Career Awareness course is designed to help students identify their interests, abilities, and skills. During the course students will:
- Become knowledgeable about the importance of career options and career planning; self-knowledge/self-efficacy (interest, aptitude, ability); current and emerging occupational information; and the preparatory steps for college and career readiness.
- Improve development in core subject content that is necessary for college and career readiness; explore relevant education, training, and career opportunities essential for success.
During the year long course students will explore skills, knowledge, and concepts related to CTE College and Career Pathways in:
- Business and Marketing
- Family and Consumer Sciences
- Health Science
- Information Technology
- Technology and Engineering, Skilled and Technical Sciences