College and Career Pathways
Fridley High School provides successful college and career-preparatory classes through the Minnesota Career Fields, Clusters, and Pathways. All careers require flexibility, knowledge, and skills. The Pathways Chart graphically depicts the organizing framework of the foundation knowledge and skills, career fields, career clusters, and career pathways that Minnesota uses for developing programs of study.
college & career pathways at fridley high school:
Students focus on the interplay of people, systems, and cultures. Electives provide opportunities to explore the relationships between business, politics, and history, with an emphasis on world languages and cultures.
Students focus on investigation and application of sciences, technology, engineering and math. Electives provide real-world, hands-on opportunities to explore elements of engineering, environmental, and research sciences.
Students focus on the creative process through a variety of mediums: visual, performance, music, drama and written word. Electives provide opportunities to communicate ideas, interpret media and develop methods of self-expression through project-based classes.
Students focus on understanding and serving people through medicine and sciences. Electives provide opportunities to explore the biomedical field, health careers, leadership and the social/psychological needs and development of people.
Students interested in pursing a career in human services enjoy helping others and working toward the betterment of society. Human services professionals can make direct impacts on people's lives. Human services occupations include jobs in the fields of social work, health care, psychiatry and other disciplines related to physical and mental health and well-being.