Arts, Business, and Communications: Business, Management, and Administration Pathway

Pathway Summary: 

Careers in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

Pathway Courses:

  • Level 1:  Introduction to Business & Communications 
  • Level 2:  Advanced Business Communications
  • Level 3:  Accounting 1 and Personal Finance
  • Level 4:  Accounting 2 and Advanced Personal Finance & Investments

See Program of Study and Career Pathways for Other Recommended Electives and Virtual Courses recommended for this pathway.


AP and Dual Enrollment (ECE) Credit Opportunities:

AP 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP European History, AP Physics (algebra-based), AP Psychology, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States Government & Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, UConn ECE Music Theory 1 and 2, UConn ECE Music Appreciation, UConn ECE Physics 1201Q, UConn ECE Physics 1202, UConn ECE French 5, UConn ECE Spanish 5, UConn Seminar in Writing through Literature

Certificate Opportunities:

Students enrolled this pathway may complete exams to become certified in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Recommended Clubs & Organizations:

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • High School Bowl
  • Yearbook

Key Business and Industry Partners:

  • Julie’s Cup of Joe
  • Webster Bank
  • Key Bank
  • The Water’s Edge Resort and Spa
  • The Westbrook Inn
  • Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council


Future Careers:

HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Bachelors degree:  Computer and Information Systems Managers, Operations Research Analysts, Management Analysts, General and Operations Managers, Administrative Service Managers, Chief Executives, Fundraisers, Human Resources Specialists, Human Resources Managers, Industrial Production Managers, Meeting/Convention/Event Planners, Purchasing Managers, Training and Development Specialists

 HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after Associates degree:  Human Resources Assistants (Except Payroll and Timekeeping),

  HIGH-WAGE, HIGH-SKILL, HIGH-DEMAND CAREERS after high school:  Customer Service Representatives; First-line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers; Information and Record Clerks; Postal Service Mail Carriers; Postal Service Mail Sorters; Processors and Processing Machine Operators; Postal Service Clerks; Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditor Clerks

Industry Certifications Associate's Degrees Bachelor's Degrees

Accounting Assistant:  30 credits

Accounting Technician:  22 credits

Business Skills:  30 credits

Business Administration:  19 credits

Human Resources Management:  30 credits

Human Resources Management:  30 credits

Nonprofit Management:  30 credits

Supply Chain & Logistics Management

Business Administration






Business Administration

Business Data Analytics


Supply Chain Management

Human Resources Management



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