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Business & Marketing Pathway

Since the exchange of goods and services happens everywhere, business and marketing related subjects are among the most popular fields of study worldwide and include careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.
 

NATIONAL CAREER CLUSTERS

Career Clusters are groupings of careers that have similar characteristics and employment requirements.

Business Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:

  • Administrative and information support
  • Business analysis
  • Business, financial management and accounting
  • Human resources
  • Management

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Finance Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:

  • Banking and related services
  • Business financial management
  • Financial and investment planning
  • Insurance services

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Info Tech Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:

  • Information support and services
  • Interactive media
  • Network systems
  • Programming and software development

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

Marketing Career Cluster logo

Includes Careers in:

  • Buying and merchandising
  • E-Marketing
  • Marketing communications and promotion
  • Marketing information management and research
  • Professional sales and marketing

See more information on this Career Cluster on the Washington State OSPI website.

RELATED COURSES

CTE Courses 

Arts & Communications

  • Multi-media
  • Yearbook

Business & Management

  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • IB Business & Management
  • Microsoft Academy 

Finance

  • AP Economics
  • Financial Algebra
  • International Economics

Information Technology

  • AP Computer Science
  • IB Computer Science
  • Computer Programming
  • Game Programming
  • Cyber Security
  • Networking Technology
  • Student Technology Support
  • Web Design

Marketing & Sales

  • AP 3D Art and Fashion
  • Marketing Exploration
  • Marketing Practicum
  • Marketing - Store Operations
  • Social Media Marketing


General Education Courses:

  • AP Statistics
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RESOURCES

Program of Study document

Personal Program of Study sample:
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Dual College Credits are available for the following courses:

  • AP 3D Art and Fashion
  • AP Computer Science
  • IB Computer Science
  • AP Economics
  • Cyber Security
  • Financial Algebra
  • IB Business & Management
  • Game Programming
  • Marketing Exploration
  • Web Design

Industry Certification(s) are available in the following courses:

  • AP Computer Science
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Marketing - Store Operations
  • Microsoft Office Certification
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Student Tech Support Specialist
  • Web Design


CTE Student Organizations:

  • DECA
  • FBLA

Career Exploration
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Access Career Videos at the U.S. Department of Labor's website

Browse career profiles by Career Cluster at Washington Career Bridge and the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET site.

The following courses highlight knowledge and skills important for students in all Pathways

  • Career & College Prep
  • Environmental Science
  • Financial Algebra
  • Health
  • High School Success Seminar
  • JAG-WA
  • Worksite Learning