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Foundational CTE Courses

Foundational CTE courses apply across all 16 career clusters and aim to give students foundational knowledge and skills that apply to any career field they may explore or pursue in the future. In a scope and sequence of CTE courses, Foundational CTE courses are the first courses that then progress into career cluster or pathway-specific courses.

Find each career cluster-specific content and standards on their respective Career Cluster web page.

Assignment Code
Course Titles
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Certification Requirements
*denotes authorizations that are no longer issued, but continue to make educators properly certified for the assignment
Career Cluster Foundational Courses
10004 Workplace Technology Skills Any certified CTE teacher
22101 Leadership and Service Any certified CTE teacher
22152 Employability Any certified CTE teacher
22151 Career Exploration All certified teachers or certified school counselor