Florence City Schools - Career & Technical Education Programs
Agriscience Building Arts

Provide students with a general overview of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster, which contains five pathways - Power, Structure and Technical Systems; Environmental and Natural Resources Systems; Animal Systems; Plant Systems; and Agribusiness Systems
The Building Arts program trains students to be skilled artisans in the trade industries.  Students in this program will understand the skills, methods and practices necessary to become a successful educated artisan.  They will develop proficiency in a Building Arts Trade attained through work in the classroom and workshop, and demonstrate mastery of architectural design and art history.

Commerce & Information Technology Career Technologies

This program is designed to allow students to learn from a variety of programs including Business Technology Applications, Personal Finance, Law in Society, Multimedia Design, Business/Workforce Essentials, CO-OP & Accounting.

Computer based modules and hands-on activities which familiarize students with the six branches of technology.  These branches include energy and power, biotechnology, communication, manufacturing, construction and transportation.

Cosmetology Culinary Arts

Students learn from a variety of programs including an Introduction to Cosmetology, Nail Care, Nail Art, and an Introduction to Spa Techniques.

In the culinary classroom, you will learn cooking techniques, skills and terms used by chefs.  Culinary students wear chef uniforms while cooking in a restaurant style kitchen.  Students learn to serve in a restaurant-style dining room.  The best part?  Culinary students eat what they cook!

Engineering Family & Consumer Sciences

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering is more than just another high school engineering program. It is about applying engineering, science, math, and technology to solve complex, open-ended problems in a real-world context. Students focus on the process of defining and solving a problem.

This course provides students the opportunity to learn essential life skills.  It allows them to develop skills in food and nutrition, childcare and safety, environmental design, clothing construction and style, consumerism, family relationships, personal responsibility and job-related tasks.  Student organizations (FCCLA) is an integral part of the course.

Graphic Arts and Multimedia Health Sciences

Graphic Arts Technology is a wide range of printing and publishing occupations since printing is expanding into a high-tech industry merging computer technology with production.

Health Science is for students who have or may have an interest in health care.  Students who wish to pursue a career in one of the many health care careers will be interested in Health Science.  They will gain knowledge that will prepare them for entry level jobs in the health care field.

Welding 12 For Life

In Welding, Construction and Construction Engineering, the student learns about putting things together.  The student uses a welding torch, saws of all types, and special tools to find angles & measurements.

12 for Life seeks to instill in students the belief that, if they complete a full 12 years of education, they will have better lives. By combining traditional classroom instruction with jobs inside a real manufacturing plant, the unique partnership between Southwire Company and the Florence City School System ensures students receive a balanced education.

Internships and Apprenticeships  

Florence City Schools has partnered with many local and regional businesses to offer our students many internship & CO-OP opportunities.  Learn more about how your business can partner with Florence City Schools and benefit from the knowledge of our students.