CTE Industry Sectors

The state of California has identified 15 Industry Sectors. Each sector contains multiple career pathways in which to develop Programs of Study. It is up to individual school districts and the region’s corresponding colleges and businesses to conduct research into the needs of the industry and determine which sectors and careers can best serve the students, industry and community.

The Sweetwater Union High School District, currently offers 11 of the 15 Industry Sectors.


To learn more about each sector, click on any of the links below:

  1. Agriculture and Natural Resources
  2. Arts, Media, and Entertainment
  3. Building and Construction Trades
  4. Business and Finance
  5. Education, Child Development, and Family Services
  6. Energy, Environment, and Utilities
  7. Engineering and Architecture
  8. Fashion and Interior Design
  9. Health Science and Medical Technology
  10. Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
  11. Information and Communication Technologies
  12. Manufacturing and Product Development
  13. Marketing Sales and Service
  14. Public Services
  15. Transportation