Multiple Academic Pathways to Success (MAPS)

WHAT IS MAPS?

MAPS is an academic program at DHS in which students take elective classes with the intention of learning more about a potential career pathway. MAPS students may complete core classes at any level of rigor they choose (regular, honors, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate) to accompany the elective choices from their MAPS pathway. 

Students who complete any MAPS pathway will also be preparing for college and career goals. In order to complete the program, students must take the Career Prep course in the 9th grade and three additional MAPS electives. We have three MAPS Academies - each with multiple pathways to choose. The three required courses are listed below for each pathway.

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MAPS - Human Services Pathways:

NJROTC Leadership

  • NJROTC 1, 2 & 3                          

Business, Management & Administration

  • BTA, Advanced BTA & Multi-Media Publication/Design

Criminal Justice

  • Contemporary Issues, Sociology (or Forensics), Psychology

Food, Wellness & Dietetics

  • Hospitality & Tourism, Culinary Arts, Event Planning

Marketing

  • Business Essentials, Sports Marketing, Commerce Communications

Sports Marketing

  • Business Essentials, Sports Marketing & Athletic Training

MAPS - Liberal Arts Pathways

Art (Art 1, 2 & 3)

Band (Band 1, 2 & 3)

Chorus (Chorus 1, 2 & 3)

Dance (Dance 1, 2 & 3)

Theater (Theater 1, 2 & 3)

Literature/Writing 

  • Southern Fiction or Shakespeare, Mythology & Creative Writing

MAPS - Engineering Pathways:

Architecture & Construction

  • Intro to Drafting, Intermediate Drafting & Advanced Drafting or Intro to Architecture

Computer Science

  • Business Essentials or Advanced BTA, Software Development, AP Computer Science

 

 

 

*Students will select their MAPS pathway at the end of their ninth grade year.

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Contact:

Sara Martin
Phone: (251) 221-3084