BUSINESS, FINANCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Business, Finance, and Information Technology Education prepares students for successful transition from school to work and postsecondary education. It empowers them to use business principles and concepts while they manage their current and future responsibilities as informed consumers and productive workers in the 21stcentury.
Business, Finance, and Information Technology Education is a broad, comprehensive curriculum at the middle and high school levels that provides students with meaningful instruction for and about business, finance, and information technology. Business, Finance, and Information Technology Education plays a major role in preparing a competent, business-literate, and skilled workforce. The program area is designed to integrate business, finance, and information technology skills into the middle and high school curriculum.
Business, Finance, and Information Technology Education is designed to prepare graduates as viable competitors in the business world and for advanced educational opportunities. The instructional program begins in the middle grades with the development of proficiency in basic computer software applications. Exploratory experiences in business, marketing, and entrepreneurship are also included in the middle school curriculum. This experience continues at the high school level with career pathways that provide knowledge and skill development in these Career Clusters™:
Business, Management, and Administration
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher
Microsoft Excel and Access
Intro to Computer Science
Principles Of Business and Finance
Local Course Option: Virtual Enterprise I and II