The Business Pathway focuses on preparing students for a wide range of career options in business including accounting, advertising, finance, human resources, marketing, market research, retail, and sales. Most students trained in business understand a variety of business functions and have developed quantitative and reasoning skills. Students trained in business will find that their skills are highly marketable if they earn a bachelor’s degree.
Students will follow a sequence of required courses. Some of these are college-level, which will provide the opportunity to earn college credits through the Community College System of New Hampshire:
FBLA – Future Business Leaders of America is an organization dedicated to helping students explore and experience the American enterprise system. The purpose of FBLA is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership development programs. FBLA is a non-profit educational organization that tries to teach students about the business world and prepare them for college through a wide range of competitions and workshops.
Honor Cord Requirements for the Business Pathway
An honor cord signifying your academic achievement in the Business Pathway will be awarded to students who complete the following requirements:
- Completion of required and elective courses in the Business Pathway with an overall 3.0 GPA
- Minimum overall 2.5 GPA in all high school courses
- Successful completion of an internship or approved job shadowing experience
- Active participation in FBLA (75% attendance and 1 conference) or a pre-approved activity