SPPS Career Fields
  •  Agriculture Career Pathways


    Agriculture Career Pathways

    Agriculture Career Pathways


    Highland Park High School strives to guide students to plan for life after high school. Through career-related curriculum, students will gain the skills necessary to continue their post-secondary plans through completion, leading towards career success. In alignment with the SPPS Achieves Strategic Plan, students will identify their strengths and interests to guide their high school course selections and post-secondary plans.

    Career Pathways are a series of courses that provide a progression of classes for students from 9th-12th grades. The courses prepare the students for a full range of post secondary options in high-wage, in demand careers. Career pathways provide some opportunities to receive college credit, certifications, credentials, internships, job training, and career exploration through industry partnerships.


    Human Services/Arts Field: Community Justice/Education Pathway:
    -Human Geography
    -IB World Geography
    -Intro to Criminal Justice
    -Intro to Urban Education- Concurrent Class with MCTC
    -Stress Management
    -IB Theory of Knowledge
    -Sustainable Food Production- New Class 21-22


    Science/Medical Field: Medical/Healthcare Pathway
    -Biology/ IB Biology
    -Food Science- New Class 21-22
    -Anatomy and Physiology
    -Stress Management
    -Health Care Careers Class- Bethel- Potential--- New Class 21-22
    -Strength and Fitness
    -CNA classes with CPA

    Innovative/Emerging Tech Field: Computer Science/Engineering Pathway:
    -IB Physics
    -Intro to Computer Programing  
    -Digital Design & Fabrication
    -PLTW Computer Science and Software Engineering
    -PLTW Intro to Engineering Design
    -PLTW Principles of Engineering
    -PLTW Civil Engineering & Architecture
    -IB DP Computer Science
    -Cyber Security
    -AFNR Biotechnology


    Business/Communication Field:  Global Communications
    -World Languages/ IB
    -Electronic Publishing
    -News Paper/ Journalism
    -Digital Photo
    -Film Making, Adv Film Making, IB Film
    -AFNR Communications
    -AFNR Business