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Business, Finance, and Careers

Introduction to the fundamentals of personal and business finance and includes in-depth career planning.

Business, Finance and Careers is designed to provide and introduction to the fundamentals of personal and business finance and includes in-depth career planning. The class is taught in a business lab enabling students to integrate word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and desktop publishing skills as they prepare their assignments. Specific topics will include banking, investing, personal finance, and Microsoft skills. Students will develop a financial portfolio, a college and career plan, and prepare a variety of business documents.

 

Details

  • Industry Sector: Business and Finance
  • Grade Level: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Hours: 180
  • Work-Based Learning Hours (WBL): Eligible
  • Level: Concentrator
  • Meets UC/CSU A-G Requirement: G - General Elective (1 year required)
  • Certifications: May be available as 3rd year math credit; see your counselor.
  • Class Location(s): Buena Park HS, Fullerton HS, Gilbert HS, La Habra HS, Loara HS, Sonora HS
  • Notes:

    Refer to O*NET Online (www.onetonline.org) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career.

    This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.