Career Exploration Classes at Compass this Fall

Compass has many Career Exploration Classes that can be combined to help teens find their inspiration and explore their passions. Try it out in high school to help focus find your direction in college! In addition to a full range of core classes and electives for high schoolers, check out the following:

Medical/Health Careers

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Training
  • Anatomy & Physiology

Law, Criminal Justice

  • Law and Order: Crimes and Cases
  • Ancient Justice: Crime & Punishment


  • Fashion Design & History
  • Fashionable Foundations: Historical Corsets
  • Learn to Sew


  • Technical Theater: Set Design & Fabrication
  • Crafting for Cosplay
  • Worldbuilding: Apocalyptic Worlds
  • Plus, 4 classes in acting and improvisation


  • Robotics Challenge Lab
  • 3D Design & Printing Studio
  • Introduction to CS: Python Programming

Music Industry

  • Electronic Music Production
  • History of Rock-N-Roll: The British Invasion
  • Plus, private lessons in guitar, drumming, piano, and more


  • The Art of Advertising & Marketing
  • Creating and Curating a Personal, Digital Portfolio
  • Introduction to Digital Photography

Culinary Arts/Food Service

  • Culinary Foundations: ‘Lotsa Pasta
  • Sweet Shop: Decadent Desserts
  • Advanced Baking & Pastry: Cakes and Cookies
  • Breakfast Table: Daybreak Dishes
  • Cooking for Teens: Fall Fare with Flair
  • Plus, themed cooking workshops or private lessons

Visual Arts

  • Pre-College Art Portfolio Studio
  • Acrylic Painting: Open Studio
  • Drawing Studio: Everyday Objects
  • Mosaic Masterpieces: Open Studio
  • Introduction to Digital Photography


  • The Art of Storytelling: A Creative Writing Workshop
  • Extra, Extra! Non Fiction News-Writing
  • Creative Journaling
  • Writing Lab


  • War Room: Military Intelligence
  • Road to the White House: Presidential Reflections