All Pathways

This pathway explores the food industry from the farm to the table using skills in food science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. You examine production, processing, preparation, preservation, and packaging principles along the farm to table continuum. You will get a better understanding of how food technology affects the food that you eat.

Course Sequence

Hospitality & Tourism

Foods I

Foods II

Technology Foods II

Industry Certification

OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Certification

The OSHA 10-Hour General Industry certification helps to ensure that workers are more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights.


List of schools

East Mecklenburg High School Garinger High School


College and Career Promise

Through local partnerships and classroom curriculum, we are motivating youth to consider careers in manufacturing and preparing them with the skillsets and knowledge to succeed in the workforce industry after high school, and college. The CTE department connects local and regional manufacturers with local high schools to establish or build manufacturing education programs that will grow the workforce in the local communities. Students who experience the Advanced Manufacturing Pathway enter college or move into post-secondary careers with essential advanced manufacturing knowledge and expertise. partner corporations provide grants, scholarships, and apprenticeships for students who continue their education in theAdvanced Manufacturing industry.

What Should I Do Next?

Take the Junior Achievement Career Quiz here.

Talk to the Pathway Development Coordinator or Counselor at your school!

Coming Soon: CPCC Course Alignment