Career Academy

One semester program for students in the 9th grade

The CTE Exploratory course is designed to provide students with an introduction to a variety of Career and Technology Education coursework and career opportunities. The purpose of the Profession and Leadership Development course is to help students develop leadership skills necessary for success in business and industry. Concepts for the course include goal setting, motivation, team building, time management, problem solving, conflict resolution, communication, ethics, and diversity.  Students will also learn basic financial literacy skills to help them make responsible financial decisions, including topics such as financial planning, bank accounts, credit and loans, wages and taxes, investments, and insurance.

The career exploratory and professional & leadership development classes are taken simultaneously.  Upon successful completion, students will earn a total of 1.5 credits for one semester of course work in this class.  

  Career Exploratory      

  Profession and Leadership Development

  Course number: 695101CW

  Course number: 517801CH

  1 high school credit

  0.5 high school credit

   Grade: 9th

  Grade: 9th

NOTE:    Credits earned will count as electives needed for the SC high school graduation requirements.  One of the credits earned may fulfill the CATE/Foreign Language requirement for SC high school graduation. Most 4-year colleges will NOT accept career center courses as a substitute for the foreign language college admissions requirement.