CATE – Career and Technology Education

Mission Statement: “To prepare future business leaders today for the global and changing economy of tomorrow”

Business Management and Administration

Business Law (5044) Standards(33 KB PDF) Student Profile(30 KB PDF)Digital Literacy Standards(38 KB PDF) Student Profile(27 KB)Entrepreneurship Standards(36 KB) Student Profile(25 KB)

Essential Communications (5041) Standards(35 KB PDF)Student Profile(29 KB)

Google Basics Standards(23 KB PDF) Student Profile (67 KB PDF)

Integrated Business Applications 1 (5020) Standards(47 KB PDF) Student Profile(47 KB PDF)

International Business and Marketing (5032) Standards(34 KB PDF)Student Profile (47 KB PDF)Keyboarding Standards(22 KB PDF) Student Profile(20 KB PDF)Personal Finance Standards(29 KB PDF) Student Profile(28 KB PDF)

Social Media in Business (5034) Standards(30 KB PDF) Student Profile (26 KB PDF)

Business Management and Administration, work-based credit 5490Implementation Guide( 722 KB PDF)

Computer Applications (5008) Standards(22 KB PDF) Student Profile(25 KB)


Marketing Management Standards(32 KB PDF) Student Profile(32 KB PDF)

Arts, AV Technology, and Communications

Graphic Communications 1, 2, 3 and 4 Introduction to Graphic Communications National Graphic Communications Skills Competencies (GCSC) in four areas are the state-adopted standards for secondary graphic communications programs in SC.GAERF.org - Graphic Communications Skills Competencies (GCSC)


Accounting 1 Accounting 2 Standards (26 KB PDF) Standards (26 KB PDF) Student Profile (26 KB PDF) Student Profile (26 KB PDF)

YPA Business Career Cluster Proposal and Course Map

YPA Business Career Cluster Implementation

  • Add seven new courses
    • Graphic Communications
    • Integrated Business Applications I 5020
    • Social Media in Business 5034
    • International Business 5032
    • Business L aw 5044
    • Business Work based credit 5490
    • Senior Business Symposium(FBLA research, competition, and business plan presentation based course)
  • Change the name of Public Speaking to Essential Communications (5041)
  • Change the name of Business Computer Applications to Computer Applications (5008)
  • Level teaching load

Resources Needed/CATE Funding Request – see attached approved equipment list fromhttp://ed.sc.gov/scdoe/assets/file/agency/ccr/Career-and-Technology-Education/documents/BusTechCoursesEquipmentLists2008.pdf

And the guidelines for expenditures located at https://ed.sc.gov/scdoe/assets/File/programs-\services/137/documents/GuidelinesExpenditureCATEFunds-FY16.pdf