HIGH SCHOOL PATHWAYS

Blaze a new trail. Become a beacon.

The One91 Pathways journey culminates at Burnsville High School, where students apply their love of learning and developed sense of self to envision a future where their aspirations are truly within reach. There’s so much to discover, and we can’t wait to support learners as they learn what lights them up.

Four career paths

The Pathways

District 191 has created 14 distinct Pathways — with more in development — for students to explore as they navigate through their high school education: 

Arts, Global Communications & Information Systems​

Pathway Courses

  • 3-D Design
  • Acting I
  • Acting II
  • Advanced Digital Photography & Manipulation
  • Advanced Guitar
  • Advanced Piano
  • Beginning Guitar
  • Beginning Piano
  • Bel Canto
  • Blaze Choir
  • Blaze Band
  • Blaze Orchestra
  • Ceramics I, II, III
  • Concert Choir
  • Dance Technique I & II
  • Design Studio
  • Digital Photography & Manipulation
  • Drawing & Painting I, II, III
  • Fashion Design
  • Film Studies (BAHS)
  • Freestyle Choir
  • Freshman Band
  • Freshman Choir
  • Global Arts & Jewelry I & II
  • Housing & Interior Design
  • Intermediate Guitar
  • Intermediate Media Production
  • Intermediate Piano
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Multimedia Animation
  • Music Theory
  • Senior Artist: Ceramics
  • Senior Artist: Drawing & Painting
  • Symphonic Band
  • Symphonic Orchestra
  • Wind EnsembleVisual Media & Design I & II
  • 3-D Design
  • AP Computer Programming
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • Advanced Digital Photography & Manipulation 
  • Advanced Programming 
  • App Development
  • Digital Photography & Manipulation
  • Intermediate Media Production
  • Introduction to Programming
  • IT Exploration
  • Multimedia Animation
  • Visual Media & Design I & II
  • Web Design
  • 3-D Design
  • Advanced Digital Photography & Manipulation
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Photography & Manipulation
  • Intermediate Media Production
  • Introduction to Media Production
  • Journalism II
  • Multimedia Animation
  • Visual Media & Design I & II

Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Pathway Courses

  • Independent Study
  • Introduction to Business & Marketing
  • Marketing I & II
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Professional Sales & Marketing
  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • Accounting
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Independent Study 
  • Introduction to Business & Marketing
  • Marketing I & II
  • Professional Sales & Marketing
  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Accounting
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Independent Study
  • Introduction to Business & Marketing
  • Marketing I & II
  • Personal Money Management
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Chef I, II, III
  • Cooking in Motion
  • Foundations of Food
  • Global Foods
  • Hospitality Industry Internship
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Independent Study
  • Introduction to Business & Marketing
  • Marketing I & II
  • Starting Your Own Business

Design, Engineering & Manufacturing Technology

Pathway Courses

  • Advanced Manufacturing Design & Fabrication
  • Cabinet Making
  • Construction Trades I & II
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
  • Engineering Design & Development
  • Fab Lab
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Principals of Engineering
  • Woodworking
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  • Advanced Manufacturing Design & Fabrication
  • Advanced Placement Chemistry
  • Cabinet Making
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
  • Construction Trades I & II
  • Create-a-Skate (BAHS)
  • Engineering Design & Development
  • Fab Lab
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Principals of Engineering
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  • Woodworking
  • Advanced Manufacturing Design & Fabrication
  • Aerospace
  • Cabinet Making
  • Civil Engineering & Architecture
  • Create-a-Skate (BAHS)
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Engineering Design & Development
  • Manufacturing Design & Fabrication (Fab Lab)
  • Principals of Engineering
  • Woodworking
  • Advanced Auto/Vehicle Services
  • Introduction to Consumer Auto
  • Engine Technology
  • Welding/Autobody Work & Refinishing

Health Sciences & Human Services

Pathway Courses

  • Athletic Training & Physical Therapy
  • Child Psychology & Development I & II
  • Current Health Issues & Careers (BAHS Only)
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • First Aid & CPR/AED
  • Healthcare Core Curriculum
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Psychology
  • Social & Family Relations
  • Strength & Conditioning I & II
  • Yoga, Pilates & Fitness I & II
  • Child Psychology & Development I & II 
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Education 
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Multicultural Education and Human Relations
  • Preschool Lab Experience
  • Psychology
  • Social & Family Relations
  • TASK Teaching to Achieve Success for Kids
  • AP/CIS Macroeconomics
  • Child Psychology & Development I & II
  • Forensic Science & Criminal Justice (BAHS Only)
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Public Affairs
  • Social & Family Relations

Pathways by the numbers.

Our Pathways program has grown and changed from a pilot program into a truly integrated learning experience that has gained attention from local and national educators. See just a few of the ways we shine.

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More than 200 partnerships with local businesses and organizations provide relevant learning opportunities for students.
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More than 40 districts/schools from around the country have visited to learn about Pathways.

Student stories

Beacon bios.

For years, Burnsville High School students have experienced the power of Pathways, exploring their interests through hands-on work and training, then blazing their own trail with confidence. Now, their examples are lighting the way for students that follow.

Further, our committed teaching teams enjoy shared vision between schools, plus ongoing professional development and a courageous, collaborative environment meant to foster creativity in the classroom.