20212 / 20213 - CTE Internship-Business



Students in the Business Administration Program will gain knowledge of internal and external business communication, explore the fundamental theories and concepts of human relations in business and industry, develop effective interpersonal relationships and leadership skills within an organization, operate electronic equipment, and become skilled in the use of Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Work, PowerPoint and Publisher). Students in the Business Administration Program course apply this knowledge while working in a cooperative education (co-op) program. This course can be offered for 18 weeks in length or 36 weeks in length. When the course is offered for 36 weeks, the course is integrated with senior English; which is team taught by an English teacher and a business teacher. Students in the Business Administration Work Experience course discover how to conduct themselves in a business environment while working in a paid or nonpaid co-op as well as through discussions in class. Students may earn 1 credit for every 123 hours of documented supervised work experience. No more than 4 credits (492 hours) may be earned in this program. Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) standards will be an integral part of this class. Dual Credit may be obtained from the Maricopa Community College system for this program at high schools offering this option. Successful completion of the program may qualify students to receive the Mastery of Subject Area Graduation Endorsement. Students are encouraged to work with their program teachers to determine eligibility. May be repeated for credit.

Credits: 2
2 Elective Credit
Course Fees  


Adv. Business Computer Applications; ability to provide own transportation to internship site 1st Work Experience must be taken w/Business Administration or concurrently; Students must obtain a paid/unpaid job whereby they complete a min. of 123 hrs. between July 1st and end of current school year