Sustainability and Renewable Technologies

SCED Code: 21053
Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 140
Credits: 1
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: No

Sustainability and Renewable Technologies explores issues that affect global citizens in the areas of economics, culture, and the environment. The course introduces students to the historic, economic, political, environmental, and cultural issues that impact the global community and its future. Students will address issues affecting the health of our environment and explore solutions offered by sustainable agriculture, energy efficient building design, and renewable energy sources.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Agribusiness Systems
  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Animal Systems
  • Animal Nutritionist
  • Animal Scientist
  • Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
Environmental Service Systems
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Environmental Sampling and Analysis Technician
  • Hazardous Materials Handler
  • Recycling Coordinator
  • Water Conservationist
Natural Resources Systems
  • Ecologist
  • Fish and Game Officer
  • Forest Manager, Forester
  • Forest Technician
  • Geological Technician
  • Park Manager
  • Park Technician
  • Range Technician
  • Wildlife Manager

Pathway Occupation
Engineering & Technology
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Architect
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electro-Mechanical Technician
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Technician
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Landscape Architect
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
  • Marine Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Power Systems Engineer
  • Statistician
Science & Mathematics
  • Atmospheric Scientist
  • Botanist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geoscientist
  • Hydrologist
  • Oceanographer
  • Toxicologist

Pathway Occupation
Logistics Planning & Management Services
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management & Regulation
  • Civil Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Transportation Manager
  • Urban, Regional Planner
Warehousing & Distribution Center Operations
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Transportation Manager

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