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Business & Finance

The mission of the Business & Finance Education Department is to develop the use of technology, business and economic concepts, and ethical principles that are essential to all citizens in a global economy. Business & Finance courses promote the application of acquired skills to numerous disciplines and tasks. The Business & Finance curriculum prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study in post-secondary education and career preparation. Through a rigorous and comprehensive course of study, students are exposed to business pathways in accounting, finance, marketing and information technology. Business & Finance Education offers college credit for select courses as noted through the College Career Pathways (CCP) program partnership with Connecticut community colleges.


  • Develop essential business skills, innovative technological proficiency, and financial literacy.


  • Business & Finance is a competency-based instructional program that enables students to:
    • Function as financially literate citizens
    • Understand globalization
    • Demonstrate interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills
    • Elevate undeveloped skills to a greater depth of knowledge
    • Develop habits, attitudes, ethics, and legal awareness of personal and business issues
    • Develop career awareness, technological knowledge, and related skills
    • Connect high school experiences to College Career Pathways


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