10 terms

Chapter 10: Alternative Paths to Success


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Community college
a two-year college attracting students from the local community.
Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)
The degree awarded for completion of studies
at a community college
Career Technical Education ("CTE")
teaches practical skills related to a specific job, field, or career.
A certificate
a document awarded to a CTE trainee certifying that he or she has successfully completed specific training or passed a qualifying test.
An apprenticeship
paid on-the-job training, often supplemented with classroom instruction
an official authorization from a governmental agency to engage in a particular trade
A conservatory
a school concentrating in the study of one or more of the fine arts.
The United States Military
refers to the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and the Navy.
means to join a branch of the U.S. military.
ASVAB stands for Armed Services
Vocational Aptitude Battery
a test which must be passed in order to enlist in any branch of the U.S. Military.