International Baccalaureate Career-Related Program
IB Career-related Program
Administrator: Greg Luongo | @email
The IB Career-related Program integrates the life-long learning skills of the International Baccalaureate program with the practical skills of career-related courses.
This program is ideal for rising juniors who would enjoy CTE courses that teach real world applications combined with the rigor of related IB courses.
Career Component - sequential courses taken junior and senior year in a chosen career-related field of study with the opportunity to earn industry recognized certification
IB Courses - two IB courses completed throughout junior and senior year
Personal & Professional Skills Course - spanning two years, this course develops workplace readiness skills; students complete a portion of the work online, working collaboratively with others across Fairfax County in the same program
Language Development - a language portfolio developed over two years demonstrating a global understanding in the chosen career-related field of study
Reflective Project - a student centered project examining all sides of an ethical dilemma associated with the chosen career-related field study
Service Learning - focusing on collaborative community service efforts
Career Related Courses
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) department at South Lakes offers the following career-related fields of study:
- Army JROTC - Automotive Technology - Business and Information Technology - Culinary Arts - Marketing - Technology Education