Middle School Electives

Middle School Elective Courses

Career Exploration

Career Exploration


How many times have you heard, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” When you close your eyes and picture yourself in the future, what do you see? Police officer? Doctor? Farmer? Pilot? Teacher? Really, the possibilities are endless. And with so many careers to pick from, it can be confusing knowing where to start your search. In Middle School Career Exploration, you will have the chance to explore more than 15 different career areas including energy fields, human resources, the law, transportation, and more. Discover which careers you might enjoy the most and which ones you’ll be best at!

Pre-Requisites: None
Credits: 1.0

Major Topics and Concepts

  • Unit 1: An Introduction to Careers
  • Unit 2: Government and Public Safety Careers
  • Unit 3: Manufacturing and Marketing Careers
  • Unit 4: Architecture and Construction Careers
  • Unit 5: Careers in Agriculture and Energy
  • Unit 6: Careers in Hospitality and Transportation
  • Unit 7: Art, Communication and Education Careers
  • Unit 8: Careers in Health Sciences and Human Services
  • Unit 9: Finance and Business Management
  • Unit 10: Information Technology
  • Unit 11: Leadership
  • Unit 12: Choosing a Career
Coding 1a: Introduction
Coding 1b: Learning Python and Javascript
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving & Learning Strategies
Digital Art and Design
Exploring Music
Game Design 1A: Introduction
Game Design 1B: Creating a Game
Journalism: Tell Your Story
Orientation to Art 2D
Peer Counseling I
Photography: Drawing with Light
Reading I