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.

Career Opportunities:

Agriculture Production Specialist

Financial Manger

Landscape Designer

Food Chemist

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.

Career Opportunities:


Brick mason

Civil Drafter

Cost Estimator

Electrical Engineer


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.

Career Opportunities:

Personal Finance Advisor

Sales Manager

Management Analysts

Accountants and Auditors

Cost Estimators


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.

Career Opportunities:

Computer Programmers

Software Developer

Web Developer

Database Administrator

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.

Career Opportunities:

Child Care Worker

Kindergarten Teacher

Preschool Teacher

Elementary School Teacher

Education Administrators


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.


Career Opportunities:

Correctional Officers and Jailers

Police and Sherriff Patrol Officers

Detective and Criminal Investigators


Paralegals and Legal Assistants


Family Dynamics


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.


Career Opportunities:

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.


Career Opportunities:

Data Entry

Word Processors and Typists

Computer Operators

       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.



Barbara Rogers

CTE /Student Service Coordinator


Maurice Smith



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