Majors

We have 6 Majors here at Monterey Trail High School

Business & Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Global Communications
Health/Science
Public and Human Service
Visual and Performing Arts

 

FOCUS AREAS

Computer Science /Business Law /Finance/Accounting/ Legal Careers 

 

 

Typical Jobs Education  Core Skill Areas
Bill Clerk Vocational/Technical Programs Reading & Writing Skills
Data Entry 2 Year Colleges Business Courses
Bank Teller CTE Math: Algebra & Geometry
Office Clerk   Science
Paralegal    
Court Reporter    

 

 

 

 

 PROFESSIONAL

 

 
Typical Jobs Education  

Computer Scientist

Software Engineer

Financial Planner

Stockbroker

Lawyer

Judge

4 Year Degree

Advanced Degree or

Professional Training

Reading & Writing Skills

Business Courses

Math: Algebra →Algebra II

Science

UC/CSU Requirements

 

 

COURSE OF STUDY

TECHNICAL

PROFESSIONAL

Required (110 credits)

Electives (80 credits)

Required (150 credits)

Electives (90 credits)

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Business Finance

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology

 

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

  • General Business
  • Computer Tech
  • Intermediate Computer
  • Adv. Computer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

10

 

10

10

 

 

10

5

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS

  • Digital Art
  • Web Design
  • Multimedia
  • Accounting
  • Marketing

 

 

MATH / SCIENCE

  • Infectious Dis/Ecology
  • Principals of Technology

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Psychology
  • You & The Law

 

 

 

 

5

5

5

10

10

 

10

10

 

5

5

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

 

10

10

10

10

 

 

10

10

10

 

 

BUSINESS

  • Business Law
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Multimedia
  • Digital Art
  • Web Design
  • C + + Programming
  • Computer Networking
  • Visual Basic

 

MATH

  • Calculus
  • Statistics & Probability

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • You & The Law
  • Psychology

 

ENGLISH

  • Public Speaking and Debate
  • Creative Writing

 

 

 

10

10

10

10

5

10

 

10

 

10

10

 

 

10 

 

10

 

 

5

5

 

 

 

10

5

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY

 

  • General Business
  • Business Finance
  • Computer Tech
  • Intermediate Computer
  • Advanced Computer
  • Accounting

 

5

10

5

5

 

5

 

10

 

 

ROP

  • Info Systems Management
  • Web Author Training

 

 

 

 

ROP

  • Info Systems Management
  • Web Author Training

 

 

 

Business Major Electives for 9th Grade

1002 General Business 10 credits

1040 Computer Technology 5 credits

1050 Intermediate Computers 5 credits

 

 

ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY MAJOR

ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY MAJOR

Monterey Trail High School

 

FOCUS AREAS

  • Digital Domain:

Computers, Network Systems, Programmers, Information Systems, Engineering

  • Transportation Technology:

Aeronautics, Fuel Cell Development, Electric Vehicle Design & Development, Flight Technology

  • Enviroscapes:

Interior, Landscape, & Environmental Design, Carpentry

 

 

Typical Jobs

Education

Core Skill Areas

TECHNICAL

  • Computer Operator
  • Surveyor
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Construction Manager
  • Estimator
  • Carpenter
  • Certificate Programs

 

  • 2 Year Colleges

 

  • Technical Schools
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Math: Algebra & Geometry
  • Science: Biology
  • Technology: Exploring Technology, Princ. of Tech

PROFESSIONAL

  • Network Administration
  • Engineer
  • Interior design
  • Programmer
  • Teacher
  • Architect
  • 4 Year Degree

 

  • Advanced Degree or Professional Training
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Math: Algebra thru PreCalc
  • Science: Gen Sci, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • Technology: Exploring Tech
  • UC/CSU Requirements

COURSE OF STUDY

TECHNICAL

PROFESSIONAL

Required (100 credits)

Electives (80 credits)

Required (150 credits)

Electives (80 credits)

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Exploring Technology
  • Computer Tech

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

 

 

10

10

 

 

 

10

5

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • CAD A & B
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Art
  • Basic/

Intermediate Computers

  • Intro to Computer

Science A

  • Intro to Computer

Science B

 

 

MATH/ SCIENCE

  • Algebra II
  • Chemistry

 

 

 

 

5 ea

5

5

10

 

 

 10

 

 10

 

 

 

10

10

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry or AP
  • Physics or AP

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Exploring Tech
  • Intro to Computer

Science A

  • Intro to Computer

Science B

  • Engineering A & B

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

10

10

10

 

10

10

10

10

 

 

 

10

 

10

 

10

10 ea

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • CAD A & B
  • Comp Tech
  • Graphic Arts
  • Web Design
  • Comp Math/Basic Programming
  • Intermediate Computers
  • Programming

 

 

 

 

5 ea

5

5

5

10

 

5

 

10

 

 

 

 

ROP

  • Auto Shop
  • Internet
  • Animation
  • Building Trades

 

 

ROP

  • Auto Shop
  • Internet
  • Animation
  • Building Trades

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Engineering & Technology Major Electives for 9th Grade

 

1210 Exploring Tech 10 credits

1040 Computer Technology 5 credits

1050 Intermediate Computer 5 credits

 

GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS MAJOR

GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS MAJOR

Monterey Trail High School

 

FOCUS AREAS

< >Cultural Connections:Ethnic Studies, International Studies, World Languages

 

< >Media:Communications Graphics, Print & Photo Journalism, Speech, Radio & Video Production

 

< >Governance:Pre-Law, Political Science

 

TECHNICAL

PROFESSIONAL

Required (115 credits)

Electives (80 credits)

Required (155 credits)

Electives (90 credits)

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Cultural Studies

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 2 Years

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Computer Tech
  • Intermediate Computers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

 

 

10

10

 

 

 5

 

 

10 each

 

 5

 

 5

 

 

 

 

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY

  • Multimedia
  • Psychology

 

ENGLISH

  • Exploring Culture Through Literature
  • Film as Literature

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • You & The Law
  • Political Studies
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • African/American Cultural Studies
  • 4th & 5th R’s
  • Women’s Studies

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 3rd & 4th year

 

 

10

5

 

 

 

10

10

 

 

 5

10

 

 5

 

 5

 5

 5

 5

 

 

10

each

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chem Com

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Cultural Studies
  • Intro to Political Studies
  • International Relations

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 2 Years

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Computer Tech
  • Intermediate Computers

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

10

10

 

 

10

10

10

 

 

5

 

10

 

5

 

 

10 each

 

 5

 

 5

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY

  • Conflict Manager
  • Peer Counseling
  • Business Leadership
  • ASB (1 year)
  • Competition & Debate
  • Yearbook
  • Multimedia

BUSINESS

  • Business Law
  • Web Design

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • You & the Law
  • Cultural Studies
  • African/American Studies
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • Women’s Studies

ENGLISH

  • Exploring Culture Through Literature
  • Journalism

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 3rd & 4th Year

 

 

10

10

 

10

10

 

5

10

10

 

5

5

 

 5

 5

 5

 

 5

 

 5

 

 5

 

 

10

 

10 ea

ROP

  • Computer
  • Computer Graphics
  • Photography
  • Radio Production
  • TV Occupations

 

 

 

Typical Jobs

Education

Core Skill Areas

TECHNICAL

  • Government Service
  • Travel Agent
  • Sales Agent
  • Advertising Asst.
  • Interpreter
  • Paralegal
  • Cameraman
  • Certificate Programs

 

  • 2 Year Colleges
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Social Science Courses
  • World Language
  • Math: Algebra & Geometry

PROFESSIONAL

  • Photographer
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Human Relations
  • Publisher
  • Journalist
  • Reporter
  • Radio/TV Host
  • 4 Year Degree

 

  • Advanced Degree or Professional Training
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Social Science Courses
  • World Language
  • Math: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II
  • UC/CSU Requirements

 

 

 HEALTH/SCIENCE MAJOR

 HEALTH/SCIENCE MAJOR

Monterey Trail High School

 

CLUSTER AREAS

 

  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Health Specialties
  • Lab Technician
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Personal Trainer

 

 

 

Typical Jobs

Education

Core Skill Areas

TECHNICAL

  • Lab Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • X-ray Technician
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Trainer
  • Vocational/Technical Programs

 

  • 2 Year Colleges

 

  • Certificate Programs
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Science: General Science, Physiology
  • Math: Algebra & Geometry

 

PROFESSIONAL

  • Dentist
  • Nurse
  • Doctor
  • Physical Therapist

 

 

  • Chiropractor
  • Optometrist
  • Vet
  • Pharmacist

 

 

 

  • 4 Year Degree

 

  • Advanced Degree or Professional Training
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Science: Biology, Physiology, Chemistry
  • Math: Algebra →Pre Calc
  • UC/CSU Requirements
         

 

COURSE OF STUDY

TECHNICAL

PROFESSIONAL

Required (90 credits)

Electives (80 credits)

Required (130 credits)

Electives (80 credits)

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Physiology

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

10

 

 

10

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATH / SCIENCE

  • Algebra II
  • Chem Com
  • Advanced Health

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Exploring Tech
  • Comp Tech

 

 

10

10

5

 

 

 10

5

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology or AP
  • Physiology
  • Chemistry or AP
  • Physics or AP

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 4 Years

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

10

10

10

 

 

10

10

10

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE/MATH

  • Calculus
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Statistics & Probability or AP
  • Bio Ethics
  • Infectious Diseases A & B
  • Lab Specialist
  • Psychology
  • Advanced Health 

 

 

 

 

10

10

10

10

10

10

 

10

10

5

5

 

 

 

ROP

  • Medical Term
  • Dental Assistant
  • EMT I
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Medical Assistant

 

 

 

 

ROP

  • Medical Term

 

Health/Science Major Electives for 9th Grade

 

World Language (choose one)

621 French I¨+ 10 credits

651 Japanese I¨ + 10 credits

611 Spanish I¨+ 10 credits

612 Spanish II¨ + 10 credits

618 Spanish for Native Speakers¨ + 10 credits

 

Technology

1040 Computer Technology 5 credits

1050 Intermediate Computers 5 credits

499 Astronomy 5 credits

 

¨Course meets a-g college (UC/CSU) eligibility requirements

+ Course is NCAA approved

 

PUBLIC & HUMAN SERVICES MAJOR

PUBLIC & HUMAN SERVICES MAJOR

Monterey Trail High School

 

FOCUS AREAS

< >CUSTOMER SERVICEPERSONAL SERVICESOCIAL SERVICEEDUCATION 

 

 

Typical Jobs

Education

Core Skill Areas

TECHNICAL

  • Child Care Worker
  • Teacher Aide
  • Law Enforcement
  • Pre-school Teacher
  • Mediator
  • Social Service Aide
  • Certificate Programs

 

  • 2 Year Colleges

 

  • Private Technical Schools
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Social Science Courses
  • Math

PROFESSIONAL

  • Social Worker
  • Lawyer
  • Law Enforcement
  • Counselor
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychologist
  • 4 Year Degree

 

  • Advanced Degree or Professional Training
  • Reading & Writing Skills
  • Social Science Courses
  • Math
  • UC/CSU Requirements

 

COURSE OF STUDY

TECHNICAL

PROFESSIONAL

Required (110 credits)

Electives (60 credits)

Required (140 credits)

Electives (90 credits)

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Psychology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Women’s Studies

 

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 1 & 2 Years

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Computer Tech
  • Intermediate Computers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

 

 

10

10

 

 

 5

 5

 5

 

 

 

 10 each

 

 5

 

 5

 

 

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • You & The Law
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • African/American

Cultural Studies

  • Adolescent Development
  • Peer Counseling

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 3rd & 4th year

 

 

 

 

 5

 5

 

 5

 

10

 

10

 

 

10

each

 

ENGLISH

  • 4 Years

 

MATH

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II

 

SCIENCE

  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chem Com

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Psychology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Women’s Studies
  • Sociology

 

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 2 Years

 

TECHNOLOGY

  • Computer Tech
  • Intermediate Computers

 

 

10

each

 

10

10

10

 

 

10

10

10

 

 

5

5

5

5

 

 

10 each

 

 5

 5

 

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • African/American Studies
  • You & the Law
  • American Govt. & Politics
  • Intro to Political Studies
  • State & Local Government

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY

  • Adolescent Development
  • Peer Counseling

 

MATH

  • Statistics & Probability

BUSINESS

  • Marketing

WORLD LANGUAGE

  • 3rd & 4th Year

 

ENGLISH

  • Exploring Culture Through Literature
  • Journalism

 

 

 5

 5

 5

 5

 5

 

10

 

 10

 

 5

 

 

10

 

10

 

 

 

10

 

10

 

10

each

 

 

 

10

 5

ROP

  • Careers With Children
  • Legal Careers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Retail Sales

 

 

ROP

  • Careers with Children
  • Legal Careers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Retail Sales

 

 

 

Public Services Major 9th Grade Electives

 

280 You and the Law¨ + 5 credits

290 Chicano/Latino Studies¨ 5 credits

291 African American Studies¨+ 5 credits

297 Cultural Studies¨ 5 credits

299 Women’s Studies+ 5 credits

 

¨ Course meets a-g college (UC/CSU) eligibility requirements

+ Course is NCAA approved

 

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS MAJOR

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS MAJOR

Monterey Trail High School

 

CLUSTER AREAS

 

PERFORMING ARTS

Vocal, Instrumental, Dance, Drama

VISUAL ARTS

Photography, Ceramics, Art, Graphic Design

 

CLUSTER AREAS

Typical Jobs

Education

Core Skill Areas

PERFORMING

Vocal

Instrumental

Dance

Theatre

  • Actor
  • Camera Operator
  • Composer
  • Dancer
  • Director
  • Musician
  • Newscaster
  • Producer
  • Singer
  • Stage Design

 

 

  • Private Instruction

 

  • Specialized Schools or Institutes

 

  • 2 Year Colleges

 

  • 4 Year Colleges or Advanced Degrees

 

  • Reading & Writing Skills

 

  • Specialized Courses

 

  • Social Science Courses

 

  • Math/Science Based on Post Secondary Needs

VISUAL

Photography

Ceramics

Art

Graphic Design

  • Animator
  • Architect
  • Commercial Artist
  • Designer
  • Fashion Designer

 

  • Painter
  • Photographer
  • Sculptor
  • Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS

 

DANCE

INSTRUMENTAL**

THEATRE**

VOCAL

CORE

(within focus)

Dance Courses

(30 credits)

Band Courses

(40 credits)

Theatre

(30 credits)

Choir Courses

(30 credits)

Additional

ELECTIVES

GROUP A, B or C

(20 credits)

GROUP A or B

(10 credits)

GROUP A or C

(20 credits)

GROUP A or B

(20 credits)

VISUAL ARTS

GROUP A

GROUP B

GROUP C

  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Guitar

 

  • Music Theory
  • Piano
  • Theater

 

  • Band
  • Beginning Band
  • Choir
  • Jazz Band

 

  • Music Appreciation
  • Music Theory

Piano

  • Art

focus)

Art Courses

(30 credits)

AP Art

(10 credits)

Ceramics Courses

(30 credits)

Graphic Design

(30 credits)

Photography Courses

(20 credits)

Yearbook

(10 credits)

Additional

ELECTIVES

GROUP

C or B

(20 credits)

GROUP A or C

(20 credits)

GROUP A or C

(20 credits)

GROUP A or B

  1. (20 credits)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP A

GROUP B

GROUP C

  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Mixed Media
  • Photography
  • Animation
  • Art History
  • Graphic Art
  • TV Communications

 

  • Animation
  • Theater
  • Web Design

** Must complete beginning level courses before taking AP/Honors classes

30 credits in one subject area are required to earn the VAPA cord

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visual & Performing Arts Electives for 9th Grade

850 Art I ¨ 10 credits

870 Ceramics I ¨ 10 credits

890 Computers & Graphic Design I ¨ 10 credits

899 Mixed Media ¨ 10 credits

902 Theater I ¨ 10 credits

910 Animation I ¨ 10 credits

917 Children’s Theater 5 credits

943 Beginning Band ¨(Instrumental experience required) 10 credits

947 Guitar Workshop I 10 credits

949 Music Appreciation 5 credits

950 Piano Lab 5 credits

960 Concert Choir ¨ 10 credits

970 Jazz Dance I ¨ 10 credits

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