Career Cluster:  Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) CTE Program:  Aerospace Technology
Career Cluster Pathway:  Engineering and Technology Career Path Industry Certification:  FAA Ground School
16 CORE CURRICULUM CREDITS 8 ADDITIONAL CREDITS
ENGLISH 

4 credits

MATH 

4 credits

SCIENCE

3 credits,
2 with lab

SOCIAL
STUDIES

 3 credits

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES
FINE ARTS (1 cdt)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 cdt)
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COURSES RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
(Aligned with Community College & State University System Programs)
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  • Students are encouraged to explore careers and postsecondary options at "http://fldoe.org/academics/college-career-planning.
  • Students are also encouraged to participate in dual enrollment courses which may be used to satisfy high school graduation or Bright Futures Gold Seal Vocational Scholars course requirements.
  • One course within the 24 credit program must be an online course. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for 24 credit program
9 English I Algerbra I Earth Science American History Physical Education (1cdt) Aerospace Technology 1  
10 English II Geometry Biology World History   Aerospace Technology II Foreign Language for SUS admission or other elective appropriate for
11 English III Algebra II Physical Science US History Practical Arts or Fine Arts course (1 credit) Aerospace Technology III Other elective course appropriate for student's career and education plan.
12 English IV Additional Math Additional Science Economics/Government (1/2 Credit)   Advansed Technology Applications Other elective course appropriate for student's career and education plan.
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Based on the Career Cluster of interest and identified career and technical education program, the following postsecondary options are available.
TECHNICAL CENTER PROGRAM(S)

If high school students do not complete program they may transisition as an adult student to Traviss Career Center or Ridge Career Center.

COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM(S)

Polk State College A.S. Aerospace Technology

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM(S)

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; Polk State College B. S. Aerospace Science

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Sample Career Specialties
Electronics Technician Flight Operations Manager Commercial Pilot Aeronautical Engineer Industrial Engineer
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Articulation and CTE Dual Enrollment Opportunities
Career and Technical Student Association
Technology Student Association/Skills USA
Internship/Work Experience Recommendations
50 hours of work experience in the field is recommended.