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What Are the Six Career Pathways? Is This Career Path for You? Career Categories Courses in School Sample Careers and Levels of Education Required

Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to the
humanities and performing, visual,
literary, and media arts. These
include architecture; graphic, interior,
and fashion design; writing; film;
fine arts; journalism; languages;
media; advertising; and public
relations.

Are you a creative thinker? Are you imagina-
tive, innovative, and original? Do you like to
communicate ideas? Do you like making crafts,
drawing, playing a musical instrument, taking
photos, or writing stories? This may be the career
path for you!
Advertising and Public Relations
Creative Writing
Film Production
Foreign Languages
Journalism
Radio and TV Broadcasting
Journalism
Graphic Arts
Language Arts
Fine Arts Courses
      (Arts, Drama, Music)

Architectural Drafting and
      Design
Sculpture
Photography
Public Relations
      Executive UG
Dancer D
Film Producer HS
Fashion Designer UG
Journalist UG
Radio and TV
      Broadcaster HS
Business, Management,
Marketing, and Technology

Careers in this path are related to the
business environment. These include
entrepreneur, sales, marketing,
computer/information systems,
finance, accounting, personnel,
economics, and management.
Do you enjoy being a leader, organizing people,
planning activities, and talking? Do you like to
work with numbers or ideas? Do you enjoy
carrying through with an idea and seeing the end
product? Do you like things neat and orderly?
Would you enjoy balancing a checkbook, follow-
ing the stock market, holding an office in a club,
or surfing the Internet? This may be your career path!
Accounting
Office Administration
Business Ownership
Economics
Personnel
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Computer/Information Systems
Marketing
Sales
Finance
Math
Language Arts
Computer Science
Business Management
Entrepreneurship
Computer Support
Accounting
Marketing
Loan Officer UG
Economist UG
Legal Secretary HS
Hotel Manager HS
Office Manager HS
Computer Programmer HS
Salesperson D
Travel Agent HS
Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to
technologies necessary to design,
develop, install, and maintain physical
systems. These include engineering,
manufacturing, construction, service,
and related technologies.
Are you mechanically inclined and practical? Do
you like reading diagrams and blueprints, and
drawing building structures? Are you curious about
how things work? Would you enjoy painting a
house, repairing cars, wiring electrical circuits, or
woodworking? This may be the career path for you!

Architecture
Precision Production
Mechanics and Repair
Manufacturing Technology
Engineering and
      Related Technologies
Drafting
Construction

Drafting
Science
Robotics
Machine Tools
Physical Sciences/Physics
Industrial/Mechanical
      Drafting
Math
Electronics
Architect G
Plumber HS
Electrician HS
Air Traffic Controller HS
Auto Mechanic HS
Chemical Engineer UG
Draftsman HS
Surveyor HS
Geographer UG
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the
promotion of health and treatment of
disease. These include research,
prevention, treatment, and related
health technologies.
Do you like to care for people or animals who are
sick or help them stay well? Are you interested
in diseases and in how the body works? Do you
enjoy reading about science and medicine? Would
it be fun to learn first aid or volunteer at a hospital
or veterinary clinic? This may be your career path!
Dentistry
Hygiene
Medicine
Nursing
Nutrition and Fitness
Therapy and Rehabilitation
Language Arts
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Health Education
Animal Care
Nutrition
Math
Physics
Dentist G
Dental Hygienist HS
Doctor G
Veterinary Technician HS
Respiratory Therapist HS
Physical Therapist UG
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to
economic, political, and social
systems. These include education,
government, law and law enforce-
ment, leisure and recreation, military,
religion, child care, social services,
and personal services.
Are you friendly, open, understanding, and
cooperative? Do you like to work with people to
solve problems? Is it important to you to do
something that makes things better for other
people? Do you like to help friends with family
problems? Do you like reading, storytelling,
traveling, or tutoring young children? This could
be your career path!
Human Services
Education
Child and Family Services
Food and Beverage Service
Law and Legal Studies
Law Enforcement
Cosmetologist
Social Services
History
Political Science
Social Studies
Language Arts
Cosmetology
Psychology
Culinary Arts
Child Care
Chef HS
Teacher UG
Lawyer G
Police Detective HS
Cosmetologist HS
Social Worker UG
Librarian G
Firefighter HS
Natural Resources and
Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to
agriculture, the environment, and
natural resources. These include
agricultural sciences, earth sciences,
environmental sciences, fisheries,
forestry, horticulture, and wildlife.
Are you a nature lover? Are you practical, curious
about the physical world, and interested in plants
and animals? Do you enjoy hunting or fishing?
Do you like to garden or mow the lawn? Are you
interested in protecting the environment?
This could be your career path!
Agriculture
Animal Health Care
Earth Sciences
Environmental Science
Fisheries Management
Wildlife Management
Horticulture
Forestry
Life Sciences
Agriculture
Astronomy
Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Animal Science
Math
Botany
Geography
Farmer HS
Oceanographer UG
Physicist G
Landscaper D
Marine Biologist G
Conservation Agent UG
Chemist UG
Forester UG
                      Education Level Key: High School Diploma: D  1 to 2 Years Past High School: HS  Undergraduate Degree: UG  Graduate Degree: G

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