CTE Curriculum

​Industry Sectors and Pathways

The​​ 15 CTE Industry Sectors and the 58 pathways are used as an organizing tool for CTEp’s curriculum design and instruction. The sectors and pathways provide the essential knowledge, skills, and functions as a useful guide in developing programs of study bridging secondary and postsecondary curriculum and for creating individual student plans of study for a complete range of career options. As such, it helps students discover their interests and their passions, and empowers them to choose the educational pathway that can lead to success in high school, college and career.​

Click on the sector icon below​ to view CTEp’s course outline​s by pathway.

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agriculture & Natural Resources

Arts, Media, and Entertainment

Arts, Media, and Entertainment​

Building and Construction Trades

Building & Construction Trades

Business and Finance

Business & Finance​

Education, Child Development, and Family Services

Education, Child Development & Family Services

Energy, Environment, and Utilities (1)

Energy, Environment & Utilities​*

Engineering and Architecture

Engineering & Architecture ​

Fashion and Interior Design

Fashion & Interior Design​


Health Science & Medical Technology

Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation​

Information and Communication Technologies 2

​Information & Communication Technologies

Manufacturing and Product Development

Manufacturing & Product Development*

Marketing, Sales, and Service

​Marketing, Sales & Service

Public Services

Public Services



* no developed courses in this pathway

Sample of Integrated Program of Study Course Grid