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
AUTOMOTIVE Auto Theory (9-12) Auto Mechanics A1 (10-12) Auto Mechanics A2 (11-12) BUSINESS Business I: Exploring Business and Careers (9-12) Business II: Business Management and Entrpreneurism (10-12) Business III: Professionalism, Ethics, and Business experience (11-12) EDUCATION Careers in Education (11-12)
(Introduction to Teaching)
ENGINEERING Introduction to Engineering Technology (9-10) Engineering Technology I (9-10) Engineering Technology II (10-12) Engineering Technology III (11-12) MEDIA ARTS/TECHNOLOGY Video Production I (9-12) Video Production II (10-12) Video Game Design I (9-12) Video Game Design II (10-12) MEDICAL SCIENCE Medical Science I (11-12) Medical Science II (11-12)