Academy of Business and Consumer Services

MISSION

The Academy of Business and Consumer Services seeks to build a competent, competitive and inspired workforce to meet the needs of the 21st century society. This academy focuses on the problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills that create a successful business and economy.

Pathways

  • Business Management and Finance
  • Information Technology

The Business Management and Finance Pathway focuses on finance and business management; accounting; consumer behavior and economic trends in today’s global marketplace. It emphasizes leadership, management strategies, critical thinking and effective communication.

The Information Technology Pathway introduces students to careers in programming, information resource design, game design and development, and networking hardware management and prepares students for technical industry certifications.

Students who complete required pathway course credits and a related capstone experience receive an Academy certificate and recognition at graduation.

Sample Career Options

  • Accountant(CPA)
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Insurance Manager
  • Real Estate Manager
  • Auditor
  • Loan Officer
  • Investment Banker
  • Budget Analyst
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • E-services Manager
  • Database Developer
  • Network Engineer
  • PC Tech
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Guide
  • Hotel/Resort Manager
  • Guest Services Specialist
  • Banquet/Restaurant Manager
  • Event Planner
  • Caterer
  • Video Game Designer
  • Information Systems Technician
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Website Developer
  • Webmaster

Opportunities

  • Job shadows
  • Internships
  • Senior research
  • Community service
  • College credit courses
  • Career portfolios
  • Scholarships
  • Industry Certifications
  • Local, state, national competition

FOR INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC PATHWAY SEQUENCE AND COURSES, SEE THE GUIDANCE LINK TO THE COURSE REGISTRATION HANDBOOK.

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