Career & Technical Education
Programs of Study
Agricultural and Natural Resources
Agricultural and natural resources is a pathway to introduce the student to the broad field of agriculture and natural resources, including the production of plants and animals and the management of natural resources. The program includes instruction in the applied sciences related to plant and animal production and natural resource conservation and management, as well as introducing the student to agribusiness management practices and maintenance of facilities and equipment.
Agriculture Production Specialist
Quality Control Manager
By implementing the National Center for Construction Education and Research’s Learning Series construction skills standards into the construction-related pathways, students who successfully master the curriculum should have the skills required to enter the workforce or pursue an advanced degree. These skills are based on industry-validated performance indicators. The pathway will include applied instruction designed to articulate with programs offered in Mississippi’s community and junior colleges.
Business, Marketing & Finance
Business careers can take many forms. Broad or general business career categories include general management, financial or personnel management, research and development, marketing, or sales. The specific products or services a business provides can lead to even more specialized careers and educational requirements for those careers. Business professionals must have good communication, planning, productivity, and creativity skills. Technology skills are also vital since software tools are used to manage time, finances, projects, and customer relations.
Personal Finance Advisor
Accountants and Auditors
Exploring Computer Science
This course is intended to demonstrate how computer science and engineering are inter-connected through project-based activities that combine coding, electronics, micro-processors, and robotics. Students become familiar with the engineering design process and the steps needed to create an application-controlled product.
Information Security Analyst
Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education is a pathway in the human science career cluster. It is a two year high school program designed to include classroom and hands-on experiences to prepare students for employment or continuing education in the early childhood education field. In the course of study, emphasis is placed on students’ personal and professional preparation for careers or education in the field, history and trends of early childhood education, children’s health and safety, child development, and child guidance and observation.
Child Care Worker
Elementary School Teacher
Law and Public Safety
The Law and Public Safety career pathway focuses on the history of law and legal systems in the United States. Students will leave the program with a firm foundation of knowledge in these areas. Additionally, students will learn the importance of personal health and safety in the work environments associated with law and public safety. Students will also be introduced to the emergency services found in local communities. Additionally, students will focus on corrections in the state of Mississippi, studying specifically how jails and prisons function. Students will learn the specialized areas and topics within the law and public safety arena.
Correctional Officers and Jailers
Police and Sherriff Patrol Officers
Detective and Criminal Investigators
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Family Dynamics is a course that develops skills related to personal, family, and social issues. It includes instruction in dimensions of adolescent development, family decisions and responsibilities, social decisions and responsibilities, and management of family systems in today’s society.
Child Care Worker
Dietitians and Nutritionists
Personal and Home Care Aides
Personal Financial Advisor
Social and Community Service Managers
Cyber Foundations I and II
Cyber Foundations topics covered include: keyboarding, digital citizenship, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, problem-solving, web design, block-based coding, graphic design, databases, user experience design, data and computers, and web application development.
Word Processors and Typists
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The North Bolivar Consolidated School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Xandra Brooks-Keys, Assistant Superintendent (Curriculum/Federal Programs) | 204 North Edwards Avenue, Mound Bayou, MS 38762 | Telephone: 662-339-3781.
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