Department of Defense Education Activity


Educational programs in the Business Management & Administration Career Cluster are of interest to individuals who may want to start their own business, lead a team, or even develop strategies to market goods and services to the public. Students learn how to plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public- or private-sector organizations.

The DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for Career and Technical Education are adopted from the Common Career Technical Core. These standards are referenced as CCRS-CTE.

Standards for Business Management and Administration Career Cluster (BM)

Business Management Pathway

The Business Management Pathway introduces students to laws and regulations affecting business operations and transactions; teaching them how to plan, monitor, and manage day-to-day business activities, human capital, and financial resources; and creating strategic plans used to manage business growth, profit, and goals.

To ensure pathway completion, it is recommended that students take courses in the following sequence: CTB302S, CTB501S, CTB301S, CTB403S, CTB503.

Course Name Course Number Course Grade Length
Business & Personal Finances S CTB301S 10,11,12 18
Management Foundations S CTB302S 9,10,11,12 18
Spreadsheet Database S CTB403S 10,11,12 18
Marketing & Entrepreneurship S CTB501S 9,10,11,12 18
Business Law CTB503 10,11,12 36