Grow Your Career

The Agriculture and Natural Resources sector is designed to provide a foundation in agriculture for all agriculture students in California. Students engage in an instructional program that integrates academic and technical preparation and focuses on career awareness, career exploration, and skill preparation in various pathways. The pathways emphasize real-world, occupationally relevant experiences for students in the Modesto City Schools District. Classroom and laboratory instruction, supervised agricultural experience projects, and leadership and interpersonal skills development prepare students for continued training, advanced educational opportunities, and entry to a career.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select career paths that they’re passionate about.

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in agriculture with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Veterinarian/animal care

  • Crop manager

  • Landscape design

  • Welder/equipment operator

  • Floral Designer

  • Plant Nursery Manager

  • Agriculture Loan Officer


Ready to Enroll? See your counselor to sign up.

If you are interested in a CTE course that is not available at your high school you can submit a transfer request. click here.

If you are interested in any of the following pathways and want to know what high schools offer them click here:

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

To learn more about California FFA Programs click below


To learn more about CTE Standards click below


Click on each high school to be taken to their Agriculture webpage