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Business education is a completer program that is part of Baltimore County Public School's CTE (Career and Technology Education) programs. The CTE mission is to provide expertise and vision to schools as they deliver integrated programs that prepare learners academically, technically, and interpersonally for careers and lifelong learning.

Owings Mills High School offers four business pathways to choose from: 
-Business Management
-Marketing
-Information Technology/Computer Science
-Career Research and Development

College and Career Research and Development

This four-credit CTE career-completer program prepares students with the academic, technical, and workplace skills that will enable further education and/or employment in a career field upon graduation from high school. The CRD program consists of two in-school courses, a portfolio development project, and a mentored workplace experience. Students who successfully complete the program may earn three articulated college credits with CCBC. Fees may be required.

Courses:

Introduction to Career Research and Development - 1 Credit
Advanced Career Research and Development - 1 Credit
CRD Work-Based Learning Experience - 2 Credits

The Business Management and Marketing Pathways begin with the same business foundation courses before branching to their specific specialization.  

Principles of Business, Administration, and Management
Accounting I Honors
Advanced Business Management Honors
Business Capstone Honors

Marketing I Honors
Marketing II Honors

Foundations of Computer Science
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Computer Science A

Internships - ALL Students may take the internship class

Students have an opportunity to apply their career-based classroom learning under the supervision of a mentor.  Students will observe, explore, and discover solutions to authentic problems in the workplace.  Students will maintain a reflective journal of their experience and develop a portfolio that includes an enrichment projected related to their career placement.

DECA (Formerly the Distributive Education Club of America)
http://www.deca.org/ 
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
http://fbla-pbl.org/