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ERIC Number: ED406532
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 209
Abstractor: N/A
A Guide to Business Course Competencies. The Business Program in Virginia.
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.
This curriculum guide was developed as a model for schools in Virginia to prepare local programs of studies in business education. The Business Program contains 21 courses plus a 4-year sequence of courses for office specialist and a local option for students with disabilities. This guide contains an overview of the Business Program, information on approved business program completer options, and a sample high school program of studies. Curriculum frameworks are provided for the following: (1) foundation courses (career pathways, computer applications, computer solutions, keyboarding--middle and secondary, keyboarding applications, make it your business, and principles of business and marketing); (2) occupational courses (accounting, advanced accounting, business law, business management, computer information systems [CIS], advanced CIS, desktop/multimedia presentations, finance, legal systems administration, medical systems administration, notetaking, office administration, and word processing); and (3) special programs (office specialist I-IV, and Business Individualized Program). The curriculum frameworks include course descriptions, competencies, duties, measurements of achievement, and related academic standards of learning. Competencies for an all-aspects-of-the industry component that includes planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, principles of technology, labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues also is included. A bibliography lists 62 references. An index of courses also is included. (KC)
Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center, 2200 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060-2208 ($19.64).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Office of Vocational, Adult, and Employment Training Services.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia