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Elective courses earn academic credit while equipping a learner with targeted skills and knowledge. These courses allow for personalization and career-readiness in a student’s track. Further, our Career and Technical Education (CTE) elective courses provide career-readiness through skills validation and result in industry certifications that have been developed and issued by industry leaders. These courses reflect the needs of real-world career expectations and distinguish individuals from their peers when applying for jobs. Integrated career guidance and exploration makes exploring career options easy throughout the course.

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these start in 9th grade and are Biblically-based & geared toward helping students build a Christian worldview that will stay with them throughout adulthood. 
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these start in 6th grade with all of the rigor, personalization, and relevancy you expect from CCS. Students can explore agricultural sciences, guitar, coding, and even aerospace technology. 
For $150/yr and starting in 7th grade, students can access the largest CTE program in the nation. Organized into over 50 career tracks, these courses prepare students for almost 80 certifications:

For $50 a course, students can access the largest online library of standards-aligned CTE courses, covering 8 subject areas and 16 career clusters.  

Email studentservices@crossroadschristianvictoria.com to add one of these courses or to schedule a success coach meeting to determine the best course for you!

 

Industrial Trades and Health Careers

Students at Crossroads Christian School can receive dual credit, elective credit or certificates in both industrial trade and health career courses!

Industrial Trades

If you like working with your hands, are mechanically inclined, and enjoy designing and building things, consider a career in an industrial trade. Victoria College offers associate degrees, certificates, and workforce training courses that lead to careers in a number of industrial trades, including:

 
Electrical Industry-Recognized Credential
Electronics Technology AAS Degree
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Industry-Recognized Credential
Instrumentation AAS Degree/Certificate
Millwright Industry-Recognized Credential
Pipefitting Industry-Recognized Credential
Plumbing Industry-Recognized Credential
Power Line Worker Industry-Recognized Credential
Process Technology AAS Degree/Certificate
Scaffolding Industry-Recognized Credential
Truck Driving-CDL Industry-Recognized Credential
Welding Certificate/Occupational Skills Award/Industry-Recognized Credential

Health Careers 

Victoria College offers associate degrees, certificates, and workforce training courses that lead to a number of rewarding health careers, including:

Medical Assisting Industry-Recognized Credential
Medical Coding Industry-Recognized Credential
Medication Aide for Nurse Aide Industry-Recognized Credential
Nurse Aide Industry-Recognized Credential
Nursing - Professional AAS Degree
Nursing - Vocational Vocational Nursing Certificate
Pharmacy Technician Industry-Recognized Credential
Phlebotomy Industry-Recognized Credential
Physical Therapist Assistant AAS Degree
Respiratory Care AAS Degree
Veterinary Assistant Industry-Recognized Credential

You can also complete core courses at Victoria College and then transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor's degree in a healthcare field. Be sure to visit with one of VC's academic advisors to create a transfer plan customized to fit the requirements of any university you choose.


 
In addition to these areas of study, Victoria College offers a number of short-term industrial training courses through its Workforce & Continuing Education Department. * Scholarships and financial aid available.*
 
For more information contact:
Monica Hysquierdo
College Recruitment Specialist
Pre-College Programs & Recruitment
Victoria College
(361) 573-3291 | Ext. 3240 | 
Dwayne S. Maly, Director
Industrial Programs
Victoria College
Phone (361) 582-2566

Driver's Ed

CCS's interactive driver’s education experience incorporates streaming video, 3-D case studies, and dynamic learning activities to engage students beyond a traditional lecture and designed to teach

✔ driving laws & defensive driving,

driving with confidence,

and problem-solving through on-the-road scenarios,

on any device, anywhere, anytime!

 

We've partnered with the most selected course provider in America. They're the only driving school in the country that is both approved by the Road Safety Educators’ Association and accredited by the Driving School Association of the Americas, providing

✔ 99% Pass Rate—Guaranteed to Pass the Official Test

  Free permit license certificate—electronic delivery

✔ 13 million U.S. drivers with a driving education since 1997

Start the Drivers Ed Class Portion to Get a Permit. You must complete six hours of a state-approved teen drivers' education course before you can apply to get a learners permit and take the written test. With us, you can complete the hours and prep for the test on any device at your own pace.  Free Texas DPS practice permit tests increase the odds of passing. 

Teens between the ages of 14 and 17 take this self-paced course for the theory part of their driver’s education online and parents can provide the behind-the-wheel training!

Once you have your learners permit, you’ll need to complete the remaining 26 hours of the Texas teen driving course, pass the final online exam and get time behind the wheel. A total of 32 hours of driving lessons must be completed over the course of six months before you can upgrade from a learners permit to a full-fledged drivers license.

Only $95. Email your student's name, age and grade level to studentservices@crossroadschristianvictoria.com to sign up today!