Principles of Business and Marketing (6115/36 weeks)
|Suggested Grade Levels:||9–10|
Students discover the roles of business and marketing in the free enterprise system and the global economy. Basic financial concepts of banking, insurance, credit, inheritance, taxation, and investments are investigated to provide a strong background as students prepare to make sound decisions as consumers, wage earners, and citizens. The real-world impact of technology, effective communication, and interpersonal skills is evident throughout the course. This course also supports career development skills and explores career options.
Program specialists have identified Principles of Business and Marketing as a viable option for school divisions to offer for high school credit at the middle school level.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
- Audio and Video Technology and Film
- Business Management and Administration
- Administrative Support
- General Management
- Operations Management
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
- Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
- Travel and Tourism
- Marketing Communications
- Marketing Management
- Marketing Research
- Professional Sales
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
- Health, Safety and Environmental Management
- Sales and Service
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.