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Business Careers

Gain experience and active learning in accounting, business-related topics, day-to-day office duties, and Microsoft Office.  Students select an area of concentration from high school accounting, general business or an early college pathway into college accounting.


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CORE SKILLS

  • Accounting and business skills
  • Organization/time-management
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Computer software training
  • Office management practices
  • Teamwork and employability skills
  • Communication skills

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Marketing/advertising manager
  • Human Resource manager
  • Loan officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management consultant
  • Administrative assistant

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • English and/or math credit
  • Post-secondary articulated credit
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
  • Microsoft Office certification
  • Early college eligibility
  • PASSES EDGE workplace safety certificate

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Making connections with guest speakers, field trips, and taking advantage of job shadows, co-op and work experiences gives students real experiences in the field of business careers.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Club participation, competition and leadership can occur with student-run Credit Union, National Technical Honor Society and Student Council.