# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Business Law (6131/36 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Business Law (6131/36 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 10–12 (36 weeks)

Students examine the foundations of the American legal system and learn the rights and responsibilities of citizens and businesses. Students gain knowledge and skills by exploring economic and social concepts related to laws governing business and individuals. Focus areas include contracts, consumer protection, criminal law, tort law, international law, family/domestic law, employment law, cyber law, and careers in the legal profession. Students may combine classroom instruction and work-based learning opportunities in an approved position with continuing supervision.

Industry Certifications

This course may assist the student in preparing for the following certification examinations, national assessments, or licensure examinations approved by the Virginia Board of Education:

  • A*S*K Concepts of Entrepreneurship and Management Assessment
  • A*S*K Concepts of Finance Assessment
  • Banking and Related Services Assessment
  • Business Financial Management Assessment
  • College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP): Introductory Business Law
  • Communication Skills for Business Examination
  • Financial and Investment Planning Assessment
  • IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Examination
  • National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
  • W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test
  • Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination

Related Careers

cluster: Business Management and Administration

pathway: Administrative Support

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cluster: Business Management and Administration

pathway: Business Information Management

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cluster: Business Management and Administration

pathway: General Management

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cluster: Business Management and Administration

pathway: Human Resources Management

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cluster: Finance

pathway: Accounting

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cluster: Finance

pathway: Banking Services

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cluster: Finance

pathway: Insurance

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: Foreign Service

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: Governance

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: National Security

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: Planning

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: Public Management and Administration

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: Regulation

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cluster: Government and Public Administration

pathway: Revenue and Taxation

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cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

pathway: Correction Services

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cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

pathway: Emergency and Fire Management Services

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cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

pathway: Legal Services

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cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

pathway: Security and Protective Services

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