At its monthly August 11-12 meeting the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved an extensive revision to the Jump Start 2.0 Universal Courses and Graduation Pathways.
The following courses are now universal courses which can be applied to any of the
JumpStart 2.0 Pathways to meet the nine-credit requirement.
- Introduction to STEM Pathways & Careers fullfills the basic career readiness requirement.
- Cybersecurity is included in the Safety Courses category.
Pathway-specific courses were also approved for each of the 11 Jump Start 2.0 Pathways,
as shown in the following table.
|Intro to Computational Thinking||Data Manipulation & Analysis||Interactive Computing||Survey of Computer Science||Programming for Engineers/STEM|
|Pathways included||10||5||2||2||1||Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources||✅||Architecture and Construction||✅||Arts, AV Technology, and Communication||✅||✅||Business Management||✅||✅||Health Sciences||✅||Hospitality and Tourism||✅||Human Services||✅||Information Technology||✅||✅||✅||✅||✅||Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security||✅||✅||Manufacturing||✅||✅||Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics||✅||✅|