To provide educational opportunities for the entire student population, the department will offer courses which will develop business, legal, and technological skills and knowledge commensurate with needs identified in the present and the future job market. The department will also prepare students for post-secondary studies in the area of business. In addition, the courses will develop an awareness of career opportunities in the business world, develop responsible consumer and economic behavior, and provide students with a technological foundation. A 4 year pathway has been designed for those students wishing to major in college. Students enrolled in Business Education courses will have a basis for further study and preparation for entering a technology-oriented market.