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Pathways at Hilmar High School

Merced County Schools offers various course pathways within thirteen (13) CTE Industry Sectors.
Pathways are made up of introductory, concentration, and capstone courses.

  1. Introductory courses give students an overview and foundation in industry sector pathways.
  2. Concentration courses provide in-depth instruction and exploration of specific industry sectors.
  3. Capstone courses provide a rigorous and intensive culmination of a course of study.

All CTE courses, but especially capstone courses, provide students the opportunity to learn, practice and apply the industry skills needed for career success after high school.

Hilmar CTE Pathways

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Agriculture Business

Agriculture Science

Floral Design

Metal Fabrication

Ornamental Horticulture

Power Mechanics

Wood Working and Construction


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Arts, Media and Entertainment

Computer Graphic Arts

Broadcasting and Multimedia Production

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Business and Finance

Business Management



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Education, Child Development and Family Services

Child Development

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Health Science and Medical Technology


Sports Medicine

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Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

Food Services and Hospitality

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Information and Communication Technologies

Information Support Services

Systems Programming

Games and Simulations