Business Finance Pathway

  • Business Finance Academy logo The emphasis of the Business Finance — Finance pathway is on banking services, primarily accepting deposits, lending funds, and extending credit. Focus includes cash management, short-term investments, mortgages and other loans, and credit cards. Banking services are delivered via a number of different institutions, from commercial banks and other traditional means (credit unions, savings and loans associations, and local banks) to newer ventures through insurance companies, brokerage houses, and the Internet.

    Your Options

    • Transfer program available at Olathe South High School (Business Finance Academy)

Career Opportunities

    • Credit Analyst
    • Loan Officer
    • Account Representative
    • Teller
    • Debt Counselor
    • Internal Auditor
    • Bank Examiner
    • Compliance Officer

Sequence of Courses

Course Title Program/Academy Grade Level Pathway Level Credit
Business Essentials 9-10 Introductory 0.5
Business Essentials II 21st Century: Business Finance 9-10 Introductory 0.5
Accounting I 9-12 Technical 0.5
Accounting II 9-12 Technical 0.5
Business Economics 9-12 Technical 0.5
Business Law 9-12 Technical 0.5
Consumer & Personal Finance 10-12 Technical 0.5
Entrepreneurship 11-12 Technical 0.5
Banking & Finance 21st Century: Business Finance 11-12 Application 0.5
Business Finance Senior Capstone I 21st Century: Business Finance 12 Application 1.0
Business Finance Senior Capstone II 21st Century: Business Finance 12 Application 1.0
College Accounting 21st Century: Business Finance 11-12 Application 1.0
Investing 21st Century: Business Finance 11-12 Application 0.5

Credit Info - Business and Finance

  • To be considered a CTE Completer in the pathway, students must complete 3.0 credits within the course sequence and earn an industry recognized, comprehensive certification or pass a third-party, end-of-pathway assessment. At least 2.0 of the required 3.0 required credits must be a combination of technical and application level courses.

    Offered at: Olathe South - 21st Century Business Finance Academy

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