IB Career-related Programme Requirements

  • The International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) is a three-part educational framework that consist of: 

    Career and Technical Education (CTE)

    • CTE/IBCP students must complete a CTE course sequence of 6 semesters (LI, LII, & LIII) in their chosen CTE strand. Students enroll in their first CTE course Level I, by their sophomore year.
    • Possible CTE course strands are Energy Technology, Metal Working, Photography or Horticulture

    Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps (JROTC)

    • JROTC/IBCP students must complete JROTC sequence course. Students enroll in their first JROTC course Level 1 their freshman year. Students who become involved in the HSROTC as part of the IBCP will require to fulfill a minimum of 7 semesters of HSROTC to qualify for the IBCP Diploma.

    > To be considered for a Career-related Diploma, the IBCP student must fulfill the following requirements:

    • Participate in career-related pathway & complete course sequence: CTE (Level I, II, II) or JROTC (Level I, II, III, IV)
    • Enroll and complete at least two IBDP courses in any of the subject groups
    • Take IB examinations in his/her IBDP subject areas (each student is responsible for paying the cost of exams)
    • Successfully complete all four CP Core components
      • Personal and professional skills class (junior and senior year)
      • Service learning hours & portfolio (50 hours minimum)
      • Language development & portfolio (50 hours minimum)
      • Reflective project

    IBCP Student/Parent Handbook

    Failing Conditions

    A student will NOT receive an IB Career-related Diploma if one or more of the following occur:

    IB Career-related Programme Requirements

    • The candidate did not complete Service Learning hours
    • The candidate did not complete Service Learning Portfolio
    • The candidate has not been awarded a grade of at least D for the Reflective Project—Internally and Externally moderated. Any student awarded a grade of E for the reflective project will not be awarded the IBCP.
    • The candidate did not earn a passing grade in the Personal or Professional Skills classes.
    • The candidate did not complete Language Development (LD)
    • The candidate did not complete LD Electronic Portfolio (IB moderated)
    • The candidate has not been awarded a grade 3 or more in at least two of the DP courses registered for the IBCP. (Internal Assessment and External Assessment)
    • The final award committee has judged the candidate to be guilty of malpractice.

    WCSD Graduation Requirements

    • The candidate did not meet all WCSD graduation requirements

    Signature Academy & CTE Assessments

    • The candidate did not pass Workplace Readiness Skills Assessment (end of CTE course sequence)
    • The candidate did not pass End-of-Programme Technical Assessment (at the end of programme course sequence: L3)
    • The candidate did not achieve at least a 3.0 grade point average in the CTE course sequence (not cumulative GPA)

    JROTC Programme of Accreditation

    • Pass Battalion Staff Inspections & Company In-Rank Inspections
    • Pass Continuous Improvement programme and Service Learning Briefings
    • Complete Cadet Portfolio Interviews and Inspections
    • Pass Drill and Ceremony Inspections & Color Guard Inspections
    • Pass end of semester exams for each Leadership Education Training Level
    • Pass seven semesters of JROTC