TUHSD CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  • CTE offers many program choices that include project based instruction and includes opportunities for industry certifications and participation in student organizations. In addition, these programs include dual enrollment opportunities with local community colleges and universities, and participation in work/industry experiences.

    The following is a list of programs and suggested minimal course sequences for all CTE programs available in the district. For some programs additional courses may be available to replaces the listed courses. In addition, all programs have additional courses students may take beyond the minimal required sequence listed. In addition to the availability of the above CTE programs, students in TUHSD also have the opportunity to complete CTE programs at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT).

  • Accounting

    The Accounting program teaches students accounting principles and procedures of the accounting cycle for service and merchandising businesses.

  • Animation

    The Animation program teaches students the elements of branding, how to identify client needs, develop well-researched creative work, create effective print design across a variety of industries.

  • Automotive Technologies

    The Automotive Technologies program prepares students to understand how their vehicles work and how to maintain it for a long and trouble-free existence. These classes are mostly hands-on performance-based learning with the majority of time in the shop working on actual vehicles.

  • Bioscience

    The Bioscience program students learn applications, laboratory skills and techniques, limitations and the international economic benefits, risks, and legal and moral issues.


  • Business Management

    The Business Management program prepares students for careers and/or collegiate academics in management, finance, marketing, and human resources.


  • Business Operations

    The Business Operations program offers students real-world learning experiences involving business and technology applications.

  • Construction Technologies

    In Construction Technologies, students explore skills, materials, methods, and processes that will provide them with a basic working knowledge of construction trade skills through hands-on experience.

  • Culinary Arts

    The Culinary Arts program students learn and apply technical knowledge and skills required for food production and service occupations.

  • Digital Communications

    The Digital Communications program provides students an overview of publication design and creation such as the school yearbook and newspaper.

  • Digital Photography

    The Digital Photography program is a comprehensive program taking students from traditional black and white film photography to digital photography in a studio environment.



  • Early Childhood Education

    The Early Childhood Education program prepares students for employment in early childhood related careers. Students will participate in hands-on classroom activities, as well as work with our preschool-aged children in our fully licensed early learning centers.

  • Engineering Sciences

    The Engineering Sciences program provides an in-depth study of the fields of engineering and the engineering design process. Students compete in class and state competitions while preparing them for the 21st-century workplace.

  • Film & TV

    The TUHSD Film and TV program prepares students for a career in film production and broadcast journalism.

  • Graphic/Web Design

    The Graphic/Web Design program provides students a hands-on opportunity to use computer systems to create original works of art and commercially viable graphic design.

  • Law, Public Safety, & Security

    The Law, Public Safety, and Security program students develop a basic understanding of concepts, processes, and institutions of the criminal justice system.

  • Marketing

    The Marketing Program is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in business, marketing, sales, hospitality and tourism, sports and entertainment marketing and entrepreneurship.

  • Software & App Design

    The Software & App Development program of study is for students with an interest in careers related to business, engineering, computer science, information technology, bioinformatics, genetics, physics, chemistry, or math.


  •  Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation program focused on important concepts and methods used in sports medicine. Students will have hands-on experiences in the training room preparing for athletic practices and games.

  • Technical Theatre

    In the Technical Theatre program, students experience everything "behind the scenes" that goes into producing live theatre.