Career and Technical Education Academy Courses

Nearly 1,300 students enrolled in Career and Technical courses in 2018-2019.

Choosing a CTE Academy is an exciting opportunity for students to choose electives that inspire them, build teamwork skills, and spark a curiosity in college and career intersts.

Academy of Television Technology

television production

Adobe Certified Associate Logo

This Academy introduces students to television production. The use of lights, lighting, cameras, microphones, camera mounts and editing is studied.  Various Adobe products are introduced in each year. Students within the Academy of Television Technology program have the opportunity to earn up to four college credits through Seminole State College Career Pathways as well as earn Adobe industry certification.

  • 8201510 Television Production I  - 1 Credit, 9-10
    Prerequisite: None
  • 8201520 Television Production II - 1 Credit,10-12
    Prerequisite: TV Production I
  • 8772130 Television Production III - Honors - 1 Credit, 11-12
    Prerequisite: TV Production II, Instructor Recommendation
  • 8772140 Television Production IV - Honors - 1 Credit,  12
    Prerequisite: TV Production Honors III, Instructor Recommendation
  • 8772150 Television Production V - Honors - 1 Credit, 12
    Prerequisite: TV Production Honors IV, Instructor Recommendation
  • 8772160 Television Production VI - Honors - 1 Credit, 12
    Prerequisite: TV Production Honors V, Instructor Recommendation

Academy of Web and Digital Design Technology

web design and digital design

microsoft office specialist logo Adobe Certified Associate Logo

Choose the Web Design Path or Digital Design Path! Web Design students learn about HTML, CSS, graphics, and making websites. Digital Design students learn about print communication—newsletters, fliers, posters, logos, and more. Students in this Academy have the opportunity to earn multiple industry certifications in Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) as well as the range of products within the Adobe suite to include Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and InDesign. Students who pass MOS certifications will earn up to three credit college hours through ACE. Students who pass a college exam during User Interface Design, or Digital Design 2 will earn three college credits though Seminole State College Career Pathways.

Web Design

  • 8207310 Digital Information Technology  - 1 Credit, 9-12 
    Prerequisite: iJourney and/or iConnect in MS, or None
  • 9001110 Foundations of Web Design - Honors  - 1 Credit, 9-12
    Prerequisite: DIT, or web design in middle school
  • 9001120 User Interface Design - Honors  -  1 Credit,10-12
  • 9001130 Web Scripting Fundamentals - Honors  -  1 Credit, 10-12
  • 9001140 Media Integration Essentials - Honors  -  1 Credit, 10-12

Digital Design

  • 8207310 Digital Information Technology - 1 Credit,  9-12
    Prerequisite: iJourney and/or iConnect in MS, or None
  • 8209510 Digital Design 1 - 1 Credit,  9-12
    Prerequisite: DIT or concurrently enrolled
  • 8209520 Digital Design 2 - Honors - 1 Credit,  10-12
  • 8209530 Digital Design 3 - Honors  - 1 Credit,  10-12
  • 8209540 Digital Design 4 - Honors - 1 Credit, 10-12

Academy of Building Trades and Construction Design Technology

building students

Students within the Building Trades & Construction Design Program have the opportunity to earn a range of industry certifications through Home Builders Institute-Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (HBI-PACT).

  • 8722010 Building Trades & Construction Design I - 1 Credit, 9-12
    Prerequisite: None  
  • 8722020 Building Trades & Construction Design II -1 Credit, 10-12
    Prerequisites: Building Trades & Construction Design I
  • 8722130 Carpentry III Honors  - 1 Credit, 11-12
    Prerequisite: Carpentry II
  • 8722140 Carpentry IV Honors  - 1 Credit, 11-12
    Prerequisite: Carpentry II

Academy of Horticulture and Landscape Operations

horticulture students

Students within the program have the opportunity to earn the Certified Horticulture Professional industry certification through the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association.  Participation in the local FFA chapter is encouraged for students enrolled in all agriculture classes. This career technical student organization provides leadership training and reinforces specific vocational skills. Planned and supervised instructional activities are also provided through directed laboratory experiences and student projects in all agricultural classes.

  • 8106810 Agriscience Foundations I  - 1 Credit,  9-12
    Prerequisite: None                 
  • 8121510 Introductory Horticulture II Honors  1 Credit,  10-12
    Prerequisites: AgriScience Foundations I
  • 8121520 Horticulture Science III Honors  - 1 Credit,  0-12
    Prerequisite: Introductory Horticulture II 
  • 8121310 Landscape & Turf Science IV1 Credit,  10-12
    Prerequisite: Horticulture Science III

Academy of Culinary Arts

culinary students

The Culinary Arts program is designed for students who want to explore all aspects of the culinary field. This program is designed for the student who enjoys hands‐on experiences with food and wants to learn about the food service industry. Students are exposed to commercial kitchen equipment and procedures and will learn the basics of safety and sanitation, and recipe execution. Year 1 introduces food and workplace safety; learning about careers in this field; basic food science; basic nutrition and following and executing recipes in food preparation labs. This program includes industry certification. Year 3: Culinary 3 will be available for the 2020-2021 school year.

  • 8800510 Year 1: Culinary Arts 1 - 1 Credit,  Grade 9
    Prerequisite: None
  • 8800520 Year 2: Culinary Arts 2 - 1 Credit, Grade 10-12
    Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1

Academy of Early Childhood Education

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early childhood education 

Students within the Early Childhood Program have the opportunity to become CPR certified and earn industry certification through the Department of Children and Families (DCF), ServSafe®, as well as the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™. Students can also earn up to 6 college credits through Career Pathways at Seminole State College.

  • 8405110 Early Childhood Education - 1 Credit,  9-12
    Prerequisite: None  
  • 8405120 Early Childhood Education II - 1 Credit,  10-12
  • 8405130 Early Childhood Education III - 1 Credit, 10-12
  • 8405140 Early Childhood Education IV - 1 Credit,  10-12
    Prerequisite: Early Childhood Education I

Academy of Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair


This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics career cluster. Students have the opportunity to earn a range of industry certifications through Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) as well the Florida Automotive Dealers Association (FADA). Students may also earn up to three college credits through Seminole State College Career Pathways.

  • 9504110 Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 1 Honors 1 Credit, 9-10
    Students will learn basic Automotive Maintenance and Car Care.
    Prerequisite: None
  • 9504120 Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 2 Honors - 1 Credit, 10-11
    Students will continue to learn Automotive Maintenance as well as the Computer and Electrical circuits
    Prerequisite: Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 1
  • 9504130 & 9504150 Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 3/5 Honors2 Credits (concurrently),11-12
    Subjects of study include Automotive Brakes as well as Steering and Suspension Systems.
    Prerequisite: Auto 2, Instructor Recommendation
  • 9504140 & 9504160 Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair 4/6 Honors2 Credits (concurrently), 12
    Subjects of study include Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Computer Systems and HVAC
    Prerequisite: Auto 3/5, Instructor Recommendation

Academy of Marketing Careers

marketing deca students

The three marketing education programs, Marketing, Fashion Marketing, and Sports and Entertainment Marketing, provide a foundation for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Students are provided experience in leadership development, community service, career development, scholarships, employment opportunities, college recruitment, and competition. Industry certification is offered within each program. In addition, the programs are designated Gold Seal Bright Futures offering students scholarship opportunities for those that continue in business and marketing post-secondary studies. Students in the marketing academies are members of DECA, which is the student organization for marketing.

Marketing Path

  • 8827110 Marketing Essentials  - 1 Credit, 9-12
    Prerequisite: None  
  • 8827120 Marketing Applications  - 1 Credit, 10-12
    Prerequisite: Marketing Essentials
  • 8827130 Marketing Management  - 1 Credit, 11-12
    Prerequisite: Marketing Applications

Fashion Marketing Path

  • 8806010 Fashion Marketing Essentials - 1 Credit, 9-12
    Prerequisite: None  
  • 8806020 Fashion Marketing Applications - 1 Credit, 10-12
    Prerequisite: Fashion Marketing Essentials
  • 8806030 Fashion Marketing Management Honors - 1 Credit, 11-12
    Prerequisite: Fashion Marketing Applications

Sports Marketing Path

  • 8827410 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Essentials - 1 Credit, 9-12
    Prerequisite: None  
  • 8827420 Sports & Entertainment Marketing Applications  - 1 Credit,  10-12
    Prerequisite: Sports and Entertainment Essentials
  • 8827430 Sports and Entertainment Marketing Management - Honors  -  1 Credit,  11-12
    Prerequisite: Sports and Entertainment Essentials

Directed Study

  • 8800100​ Marketing Directed Study - 1 Credit, 11-12
    Prerequisite: Marketing Program Completion