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College and Career Planning Guide for Students

Click on the guide to the right to view electronic magazine or download PDF format here.

Critical Reading Activity

Anticipation Guide for College and Career Planning

2010 Career Cluster Programs of Study (POS) Models

The POS Models are saved in an Excel spreadsheet (11x17) that can be edited/customized by local districts.  Save the document first and then open the file from your computer hard drive or thumb drive to make the appropriate edits.

Additional Information:

  • There are 5 Programs of Study and 5 Models for this Career Cluster.  Each POS is identified by career emphasis area (bold face) and the specific models are hyperlinked.
  • These Programs of Study are based on the 4 x 4 Recommended High School Graduation Plan, which will still be in place for another three years. The Programs of Study for the new Foundation High School Graduation Plan with the five endorsements will be coming soon!
  • Adobe Reader is needed to view and print the covers saved as PDF files.  (You can download a free version of the software from www.adobe.com.)

TEXASgenuine Assessment--This is a career guidance tool that allows you to respond to questions and identify your top three Career Clusters™ of interest based on your responses. This is for educational purposes only.

Career Cluster
Programs of Study Models

Based on the 4 x 4 Recommended HS Graduation Plan

Excel spreadsheet (11x17) that can be edited/customized by local districts.

Correction Services

Corrections Officers

Emergency and Fire Management Services

Fire Fighter

Law Enforcement Services

Police Officer

Legal Services

Lawyers and Arbitrators/Mediators

Security and Protective Services

Security Guard

Media Component Highlighting Occupations in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security


Click here to see all of the career videos available in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security cluster area.

To see the same videos in Spanish, click here.

To view videos, you may need to download a multimedia player to your computer's operating system.

Texas Employment Outlook

Locate current Texas employment outlook information for these careers by clicking on the following link.  This site is sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission.



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For additional information regarding the AchieveTexas College and Career Initiative, please contact Dr. Karen L. Alexander, AchieveTexas Project Coordinator, at Texas Tech University, karen.alexander@ttu.edu.

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