# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Business Law (6132/18 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Business Law (6132/18 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 10–12 (18 weeks)

Students examine the foundations of the American legal system and learn the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Students gain practical knowledge and life 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 combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year.

Industry Certifications

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state specialist for the program area.

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

occupations:

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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