This online Career and Technical Education elective gives middle school homeschoolers the opportunity to examine work, lifestyle, and career options before starting high school classes. The semester-long course provides an introductory look at four service-related career fields, including health science, hospitality and tourism, human services, and consumer services. By exploring specific career paths in middle school, learners have the opportunity to gauge their interest and take more advanced career-specific courses during their high school years. Purchase of this individual Monarch course grants access to one child for 18 months beginning on the date of activation.
This online CTE elective gives middle school students an introductory look at four service-related career fields, including health science, hospitality and tourism, human services, and consumer services. Throughout the semester, students learn basic employability and problem solving skills while discovering the personal and societal benefits of work.
Specific topics of study include the history of health care, the impact of science and technology on health care, the importance of travel and tourism to the economy, the relationship between geographic principles and traveler decisions, and the history and function of human services within society. By exploring specific career paths in middle school, students have the opportunity to gauge their interest and enroll in more advanced career-specific courses in high school.
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In addition to a reliable High Speed Internet Connection and a recent version of Adobe Flash Player, you must have one of the following browsers:
- Google Chrome (current version)
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 11 & 10)
- Mozilla Firefox (current version)
- Apple Safari (version 9)
Best Effort Browsers
Apple Safari (version 8)
*While a number of touchscreen-specific features are built into Windows 10, we do not officially support touchscreen interactions at this time.