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					                                                                                     Commonwealth of Virginia                                                                  Student Name:
                                                                                                                                                                               School: Orange County Public Schools
                                                                                         Plan of Study                                                                         Date:

Cluster: Finance                                                                                                          Pathway: Accounting
This Career Pathway Plan of Study (based on the Interactive Media Pathway of the Information Technology Career Cluster) can serve as a guide, along with other career planning materials, as learners continue on a career path. Courses listed
within this plan are only recommended coursework and should be individualized to meet each learner’s educational and career goals. *This Plan of Study, used for learners at an educational institution, should be customized with course titles and
appropriate high school graduation requirements as well as college entrance requirements.

                                                                                                                                                                                       Recommended Career and             SAMPLE – Occupations
EDUCATION




                                                                                                                                                       Other Required Courses             Technical Courses              Relating to This Pathway:
 LEVELS

                  GRADE




                           English/ Language Arts            Mathematics                       Science                 Social Studies/ Science         Recommended Electives                        Source:               www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/
                                                                                                                                                                                         Administrative Planning Guide   Instruction/CTE/careerclusters/
                                                                                                                                                          Learner Activities             www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/          www.careerclusters.org
                                                                                                                                                                                            Instruction/CTE/apg/            www.cteresource.org/cpg/

                                                     Graduation Requirements: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/2plus4in2004/index.shtml
                                                                                                                                                                                       NOTE: Use state course titles
                   7      English 7                 Math 7                         Life Science                      US History II                    Health & PE                                                         -     Management
                                                                                                                                                                                        Keyboarding
  MIDDLE




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Trainee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -     Branch Manager
                   8       English 8                Pre Algebra                    Physical Science                  Civics & Economics               Health & PE                      Technology Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -     Administrative
Career Assessment: Administration of a career assessment instrument is appropriate at the middle school level to help students and their parents plan for high school                                                           Assistant
(Virginia’s Career Planning System or other assessment product).                                                                                                                                                          -     Department Head
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -     Office Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Business Management 6135           -     Account Manager
                   9      English                   Algebra I                      Earth Sciences                    World History/ Geography         Health & PE (2 years)
                                                                                                                                                                                       Business Law 6131
                                                                                                                                                      Foreign Language (3 years)                                          -     Manager of Small
                                                                                                                                                      Other Electives to                                                        Business
                                                                                                                                                                                       Accounting 6320
                  10      English                   Geometry                       Biology                           World History/ Geography         Complement Pathway (Core                                            -     Administrative
                                                                                                                                                                                       Advanced Accounting 6321
  SECONDARY




                                                                                                                                                      Academic and CTE):                                                        Support
                  11      English                   Algebra II                     Chemistry                         US/VA History                                                     Finance 6120
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -     Entrepreneur
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          -     General Manager

                  12      English                   Trigonometry/                  Physics (or Principles of         US/VA Government                                                  Principles of Business 6115
                                                    Advanced Algebra               Technology I and II)
                              High school courses in the pathway offered locally for college credit should be coded: DE (Dual Enrollment) and/or VC (Validated Credit)
List related certifications/credentials approved by VDOE and offered locally:             Additional Learning Opportunities:
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/apg/ (Go to Section 9.)                  CTSO Organization(s):    DECA        x FBLA       FCCLA        FFA
Fundamental Business Concepts (ASK Institute, DECA/MarkEd)                                                         FEA            HOSA      SkillsUSA    TSA
IC3 Certification (Certiport)
                                                                                          Work-Based Learning:
General Business, Clerical Studies, Office Management, Small Business Management          x Career Research     x Cooperative Education x Internship  x Mentorship
                                                                                                                     x Job Shadowing          x Service Learning Project     x Student Apprenticeship

Postsecondary: Placement Assessments such as COMPASS & SAT II                                                        College Entrance Exams such as ACT & SAT
                                                                           SAMPLE POSTSECONDARY PROGRAMS RELATED TO THIS CAREER PATHWAY
  POSTSECONDARY




                                                                               Individual plans must include locally agreed upon courses at the postsecondary level (See page 2)
                                                                       Associate Degree, College Certificate, or
                                       Pathway                                                                                                    Bachelors Degree                                           Postgraduate Degree
                                                                                   Apprenticeship
                                                                        Career Studies Certificate – Accounting
                                       Accounting                            AAS Business Management
                                                                            AA&S Business Administration
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College: Germanna Community College                                                                                                            School Division(s): Orange County Public Schools
                                                                                                              Postsecondary: Placement Assessments such as COMPASS & SAT II
POSTSECONDARY - COMMUNITY COLLEGE or APPRENTICESHIP -




                                                                                                                                             Social
                                                        Semester              English           Mathematics            Science                                                Required Courses or Recommended Electives
                                                                                                                                       Science/Humanities

                                                                       POSTSECONDARY PLAN OF STUDIES MUST INCLUDE POSTSECONDARY ACADEMIC, CTE, AND OTHER ELECTIVE COURSES APPROPRIATE FOR AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE.
                                                        1st Semester
                                                            Year 1




                                                                          ENG 111            BUS 121                                                        ACC 211             BUS 100 (DE)
                  Determined Locally

                                                        2nd Semester
                                                            Year 1




                                                                                                                                                            ACC 212             ACC 215




                                                                                College courses offered locally in the high school for college credit should be coded: DE (Dual Enrollment) and/or VC (Validated Credit)
Related Industry Certifications Available:                                                                                                                  Additional Suggested Learning Opportunities:

                                                                                                                                                            Work-Based Learning:
             UNIVERSITY




                                                        All the courses in this certificate can be applied to the Associate of Applied Science in Business Management.


Notes:  The major in Accounting is designed to prepare students to perform basic level accounting functions for a business or government agency. All courses in this program can
be used towards an Associate of Applied Science in Business Management. Students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree or a career in accounting should select the
Business Administration program.

				
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