Technology Education

Business and Marketing Education

Business Cluster

Students choosing to take a Business Cluster and intending to graduate from the Senior Years English Technology Education program will be expected to take a minimum of 8, to a maximum of 14 approved credits as listed in the Subject Table Handbook as well as the 14 compulsory credits.

Business courses may also be taken as optional credits by students in the Senior Years English Program or the Senior Years English Technology Education Program.

The Business Cluster comprises the following courses:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Accounting Systems
  • Automated Office
  • Economics
  • Futures in Business
  • Keyboarding
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing Practicum
  • Promotions
  • Relations in Business
  • Retailing
  • Seminar in Business
  • Shorthand & Transcription
  • Start Your Own Business
  • Visions and Ventures Entrepreneurship

The following may be used to fulfill the minimum 8 credit requirement for an approved Business Education or Marking Education cluster:

  • Applying Information and Communication Technology I
  • Applying Information and Communication Technology II
  • Data Collection & Analysis
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Interactive Websites
  • Print Communications
  • Relational Databases
  • Web Design
  • Keyboarding

Marketing Cluster

The Marketing Cluster comprises five courses:

  • Retailing 20S
  • Promotions 30S
  • Relations in Business 30S
  • Management 40S
  • Marketing Practicum 40S

Each, with the exception of Marketing Practicum 40S may be taken as an option by any student. Marketing Practicum 40S is not recommended as an Optional Credit separate from the other four marketing courses.

Clusters in Marketing may be offered with or without the use of a store-laboratory. Suggestions on planning clusters may be found in the curriculum outline for Marketing Practicum 40S.