• Business Management (CIP Code 52.1801)
     
     
    An instructional program that provides instruction in the fields of sales, distribution and marketing operations and focuses on the process and techniques of direct wholesale and retail buying and selling operations. This program is concerned with marketing, sales, distribution, merchandising and management including ownership and management of enterprises engaged in marketing. Marketing education programs prepare individuals to perform one or more marketing function such as selling, pricing, promotion, product/service management, distribution, financing and marketing information management. In addition, instructional programs include varying emphasis on technical knowledge of products and/or services marketed; related communication, economic, technological and computation skills; and abilities and attitudes associated with human relations. The program may also include management functions associated with owning and operating a business. Sales, distribution and marketing operations prepares individuals for occupations in such businesses as retail and wholesale trade, finance, insurance, real estate, entertainment, hospitality, food service, communications, storage and distribution.
  •  Programs of Study
     Level I
    Math Problems in Marketing
    Career Development
    Computer Applications
    Marketing & Business Fundamentals
    Communications in Marketing
    CTSO Participation
    Advertising
    Business Management
     Hours
    20
    20
    30
    40
    30
    20
    40
    40
     Level II
    Math Problems in Marketing
    Career Development
    Computer Applications
    Marketing & Business Fundamentals 
    Communications in Marketing
    CTSO Participation
    Advertising
    Business Management 
     Hours
    40
    20
    50
    60
    30
    30
    100
    30
     Level III
    Math Problems in Marketing
    Career Development
    Computer Applications
    Communications in Marketing 
    CTSO Participation
    Retail & Merchandising
    Advertising & Selling
    Business Management
     Hours
    30
    30
    50
    30
    20
    60
    100
    40
     Level IV
    Math Problems in Marketing
    Career Development
    Computer Applications & Communication
    CTSO Participation
    Merchandising & Purchasing
    Customer Service
    Advertising
    Business Management/Managing Marketing Info 
    Hours
    20
    40
    50
    20
    40
    60
    30
    100
  • STC has Articulation Agreements with the following post-secondary schools:
    Commonwealth Technical Institute, Lehigh Carbon Community College, McCann’s School & Business Technology/Hazleton, Montgomery County Community College, Westmoreland Community College

    Program Requirements/Costs (approximate)
     
    (1) 1 1/2" 3-Ring Binder...............................$10.00
    (1) 3" 3-Ring Binder.....................................$10.00 
    Business Casual Pants/Skirt
      (khakis, black, blue)$10.00.........................$20.00
    Business Casual Top....................................$15.00
    Shoes (Predominantly One Color)..................$20.00
      Jeans are allowed when not presenting to the class
    Program Entrance Recommendations
     
    Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
    Effective communication skills
    Intermediate computer skills
    Problem solving skills
    Reading at grade level