Course Information

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Career Cluster focuses on preparing students for employment in careers that relate to the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources, including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources. 

Agricultural Mechanics Systems Pathway

Pathway Chart
The Agricultural Mechanics Systems Career Pathway prepares students with knowledge and skills in the areas of repair, maintenance, or restoration of agricultural machinery and equipment, as well as knowledge and skills concerning alternative fuel sources, precision technology, woodworking, metalworking, welding and project planning. Supervised Agricultural Experience (Work-Based Learning) and FFA are integral components of this Pathway.

Junior High/Middle School Strands and Standards

High School Strands and Standards

Explorer Courses

Choose one or more of the following courses.

Concentrator Courses

To be a concentrator, you must pass one of the following courses and one explorer course.

Completer Courses

To be a completer you must pass enough courses to earn 3.0 credits in this Pathway.

Agricultural Production Systems Pathway

Pathway Chart
The Agricultural Production Systems Career Pathway prepares students with skills in a wide range of agricultural practices in the areas of natural resources, animal/plant science, agricultural mechanics and agribusiness which includes principles of managing and operating an agricultural business, entrepreneurship, and records and financial analysis. Supervised Agricultural Experience (Work-Based Learning) and FFA are integral components of this Pathway.

Junior High/Middle School Strands and Standards

High School Strands and Standards

Explorer Courses

Choose one or more of the following courses.

Agricultural Biotechnology

Agricultural Science 1

Agricultural Science and Technology Application

Concentrator Courses

To be a concentrator, you must pass one of the following courses and one explorer course.

Completer Courses

To be a completer you must pass enough courses to earn 3.0 credits in this Pathway.

CTE Internship

Animal and Veterinary Science Pathway

Pathway Chart
The Animal and Veterinary Science Career Pathway prepares students with knowledge and skills in a wide range of animal agriculture principles, including anatomy/physiology, reproduction, nutrition, health/disease management, animal ethics/safety, and practices associated with veterinary medicine and small animal care. Supervised Agricultural Experience (Work-Based Learning) and FFA are integral components of this Pathway.

Junior High/Middle School Strands and Standards

High School Strands and Standards

Explorer Courses

Choose one or more of the following courses.

Concentrator Courses

To be a concentrator, you must pass one of the following courses and one explorer course.

Completer Courses

To be a completer you must pass enough courses to earn 3.0 credits in this Pathway.

CTE Internship

Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition

Pathway Chart
The Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition Pathway prepares students for careers centered on the science of food from preparation to development and its relationship to the health and well-being of people.

Junior High/Middle School Strands and Standards

High School Strands and Standards

Explorer Courses

Choose one or more of the following courses.

Concentrator Courses

To be a concentrator, you must pass one of the following courses and one explorer course.

Completer Courses

To be a completer you must pass enough courses to earn 3.0 credits in this Pathway.

Dietetics
Course available 2021-2022

Food Science

CTE Internship

Natural Resource Science Pathway

Pathway Chart
The Natural Resource Science Pathway prepares students with the knowledge and skills related to the biological, environmental, and economic importance of our renewable natural resources, environmental and wildlife science and management, forestry and rangeland science and management including the concepts of multiple-use and stewardship of our natural resources. Supervised Agricultural Experience (Work-Based Learning) and FFA are integral components of this Pathway.

Junior High/Middle School Strands and Standards

High School Strands and Standards

Explorer Courses

Choose one or more of the following courses.

Agricultural Biotechnology

Agricultural Science 1

Agricultural Science and Technology Application

Concentrator Courses

To be a concentrator, you must pass one of the following courses and one explorer course.

Completer Courses

To be a completer you must pass enough courses to earn 3.0 credits in this Pathway.

CTE Internship

Plant Science Pathway

Pathway Chart
The Plant Science Pathway prepares students with knowledge and skills in the areas of horticulture, floriculture, nursery operations, landscape management and agronomic skills in basic crop systems management including plant propagation, irrigation, cultivation and harvesting of agricultural crops. Supervised Agricultural Experience (Work-Based Learning) and FFA are integral components of this Pathway.

Junior High/Middle School Strands and Standards

High School Strands and Standards

Explorer Courses

Choose one or more of the following courses.

Agricultural Biotechnology

Agricultural Science 1

Agricultural Science and Technology Application

Concentrator Courses

To be a concentrator, you must pass one of the following courses and one explorer course.

Landscape Architecture, Intro

Nursery Operation

Plant and Soil Science 2

Sustainable Urban Agriculture

Completer Courses

To be a completer you must pass enough courses to earn 3.0 credits in this Pathway.