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Careers in Business Course Description

CAREERS IN BUSINESS (CIB) (20152A001) year 1

Level:

11th and 12th grade

Class Location:

St. John Church, Freeport

Time:

1:00 - 2:30 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

Length:

One year, double period

H.S. Credit:

2 credits per year

Post Sec Credit:

Highland Community College - Dual Credit **9 credits

Prerequisites:

Meeting with instructor, minimum GPA, good attendance, and business/computer-orientation class (if offered), are required for acceptance into this program

CAREERTEC Fees:

$25, to be paid by student/parent at High School during registration

HCC Fees:

$30 registration fee per school year, to be paid by student/parent at HCC

Calendar:

This course follows the CAREERTEC calendar

 

Careers in Business(CIB) is a program offering  9 dual credits (college credit) during year one and introduces a variety of business concepts and applications.  Additionally, job shadowing opportunities, guest speakers and field trips reinforce the areas students have studied within the business career clusters.

Curriculum:

 

  • Personal Finance
  • Investing & Saving
  • Banking & Credit
  • Communication Skills
  • Business Presentations & Writing
  • Problem Solving 
  • College Exploration & Career Planning
  • Resume and Interviewing Skills
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Stock Market Game
  • Job Shadowing
  • Guest Speakers
  • Business Related Field Trips
 

Dual Credit Business Courses:

 
  • Business Communications BUSN141
  • Math of Business BUSN125
  • Microsoft Excel INFT 140
  • Microsoft Word INFT131
  • Microsoft PowerPoint INFT135 

All accepted students will attend a mandatory orientation meeting prior to the start of classes.

All fees listed for HCC are approximate and are subject to rate changes and textbook pricing at HCC.

 

 

 

CAREERS IN BUSINESS II (CIB) (22153A001)

Level:

12th grade

Class Location:

Internship sites

Time:

8 hours weekly; schedules determined by instructor, student and mentor

Length:

One year, double period

H.S. Credit:

2 credits per year

Post Sec Credit:

Highland Community College - Dual Credit **1-4 credits

Prerequisites:

Completion of CIB year 1 with C or better and 95% attendance

HCC Fees:

$15 registration fee per school year, to be paid by student/parent at HCC

Calendar:

This course follows the CAREERTEC calendar

 

CIB I as a junior may continue for a second year (pending successful completion of year one) and participate in an internship where they gain valuable experience outside of the classroom setting. Transportation to and from the internship placement is the responsibility of the intern.