ERIC Number: ED400428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Business Education. Preparing Students for Employment in Business Occupations. Alabama Course of Study. Bulletin 1996, No. 16.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
This guide, which is intended for classroom teachers, supervisors, and administrators in Alabama, contains the minimum required content (core program) for public school instruction in business education in grades 7-12. Presented first are the following: introduction examining the mission, purpose, goals, and structure of business education; conceptual framework of Alabama's business education course of study; discussion of instruction-related elements; and directions for interpreting the minimum required content. The next two sections consist of parallel lists of topics and content standards for courses in the following: accounting I and II, administrative office management, business careers, business computer applications, business communications, business law, business mathematics, business organizations and management, computer applications, financial management, keyboarding applications, rapidwriting, related study, and word processing and desktop publishing. For each course, the curriculum includes a course description and topics linked to content standards. Two appendixes provide diploma requirements and guidelines for local time requirements and homework. Contains 20 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Communication, Business Education, Career Exploration, Clerical Occupations, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Job Skills, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Mathematical Applications, Office Occupations, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Units of Study, Vocational Education, Word Processing
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama