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SCED Version 7 Resources

Current SCED File: Version 7.0 Downloadable File (5 KB)

This file includes the following:

  • A comprehensive list of all five-digit SCED Course Codes included in SCED Version 7.0. This list includes the Course Title, SCED Course Code, Course Description, and Change Status.
  • A list of SCED Version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, and 6.0 Course Codes that have been archived, as well as suggested alternative Course Codes.
  • Names and definitions of the SCED Elements that make up the 12–character SCED Identifier and optional attributes that can be applied to the Identifier to provide a more robust description of courses.
  • A list of SCED Course Codes commonly included in one of the 16 Career Clusters® or as part of a Family and Consumer Sciences plan of study. This spreadsheet is an example of how the Career Cluster attribute and the Family and Consumer Sciences Indicator can be used to identify courses from different Course Subject Areas that are part of a plan of study.

Forum Guide to SCED Publication Summary
This one-page overview provides an introduction to SCED and an abstract for the Forum Guide to SCED. It is part of a series of outreach materials developed by the Forum.

SCED Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (664 KB)
This supplementary resource updates and expands upon the frequently asked questions included in the Forum Guide to SCED.

SCED Master List Downloadable File (273 KB)
This downloadable, sortable file contains a list of every SCED Course Code published in every version of SCED. It begins with Version 1, which includes the original 2007 secondary SCED and the 2011 prior-to-secondary SCED, and continues through versions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. This master list is intended to assist state and local education agencies with implementing or updating SCED.