ERIC Number: ED406532
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Resources, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Office Occupations Education, State Curriculum Guides, Vocational Education
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
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