|Business Education Department
Business Education teaches for and about business. Students learn to make wise personal economic and career choices while developing knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to succeed in the workforce or to succeed in advanced educational programs in business or technical schools, two-year colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
Business education means instruction about various roles that all learners will play as economically literate citizens. The business education program offers instruction in the following content areas: accounting, career exploration, computer applications, computer science, cooperative work experience, entrepreneurship, international business, management, and information systems.
The 1998-1999 Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States projected “computer and data processing services will add over 1.3 million jobs from 1996-2006. The 108% increase is due to technological advancements and the need for higher skilled workers. The high percent increase makes this the fastest growing industry over the projection period.”