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Pathways Communication Academy » Pathways Communication Academy Courses

Pathways Communication Academy Courses

At each grade level, students will take a combination of required and elective courses, based on individual needs. All English, Social Sciences, lower level science will be taken in the Academy. Also required will be special communication/career courses at each grade level. Foreign language, math and physical education will be taken outside of the Academy structure. Courses with an asterisk can be taken during any year.
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR - GRADE 10
  • English II/Digital Video Production
  • Biology
  • **Speech
  • *Academy Leadership
 
JUNIOR YEAR - GRADE 11
  • English III/Modern American History (Integrated Curriculum Course)
  • **Intermediate Digital Media Production
  • **Career Communications
  • *Academy Leadership
 
SENIOR YEAR - GRADE 12
  •  Expository Reading & Writing/American Government & Economics (Integrated Curriculum Course)
  • **Virtual Enterprise International
  • **Business Education
  • *Leadership
 
The Academy is a California Partnership Program and is partnered with the school district, businesses, colleges and universities. The program requires students to explore future careers while completing their academy requirements. Students will be required to complete communication skills classes, mentoring, job shadowing and an internship. Students will also be required to complete 15 hours of Service Learning each year.
  • Some Academy courses may be subject to modification in content or course title, as necessary.
* Courses may be taken during any year

** Specialized Communication Skills classes