Plant Sciences provides real-world experience to give students the foundation to a career in Arboriculture, Landscape & Turf Management, Natural & Environmental Sciences, and Sustainable Horticulture. The curriculum instructs
Plant Sciences CTE Courses
CTE Pathway courses are cluster-based courses scheduled during the academic cycle to meet the needs of Strands 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 of the Vocational Technical Education Frameworks under Chapter 74 Regulations (CMR 603).
Agricultural Sciences – Grade 11 Pathway
Course # pap301 | Credits: 4
This full-year course explores agricultural sciences to understand current challenges and to consider alternative or shifting approaches to agricultural productivity. Topics introduced include earth sciences, physics, botany, and soils. Students will have an opportunity to form a unified vision of these topics based upon ecology, agricultural productivity, and sustainability.
Agricultural Management – Grade 12 Pathway
Course # pap401 | Credits: 4
This full-year course examines agricultural management through the business of agriculture and its products. Major units of study will look closely at the life cycle of materials, business and management practices, effective communication, and applied mathematical skills. Students will use case studies of agribusinesses to learn more about how agricultural management has grown more complex through financial risk, managing big budgets, and investing in the latest agricultural technology.