• Welcome to the Career and Technical Education department at Vanden High School

    The Career and Technical Education department at Vanden High School is focused on helping students prepare for careers after high school. A career path is a series of courses that directly relate to a specific area of concentration or career. Students interested in developing skills which transfer into advanced placement jobs or future educational opportunities are encouraged to follow the sequence of courses described in each career path.

    Career pathways at Vanden are aligned with the California Model Curriculum Standards and Framework in accordance with California Education Code Section 51226. Vanden offers a variety of pathways from the following Industry Sectors: Arts, Media and Entertainment, Engineering and Architecture, Business and Finance, Health Science and Medical Technology, and Transportation.

    Auto Theory (9-12)
    Auto Mechanics A1 (10-12)
    Auto Mechanics A2 (11-12)
    Business I: Exploring Business and Careers (9-12)
    Business 2: Virtual Enterprise (10-12)
    Principles of Marketing (9-12)
    Marketing Through Social Media (10-12) 
    Video Production (9-12)
    Advanced Video Production (10-12)
    Medical Science I (11-12)
    Medical Science II (11-12)