Business & Information Technology

  • Mission

    The mission of Business and Information Technology is to provide opportunities for all students to prepare for work and further learning by linking education with business, industry, labor, and the community.

    Program Overview

    Through the Business and Information Technology program, students are provided opportunities to complement their academic preparation while exploring a variety of careers and learning skills and concepts in the areas of keyboarding and word processing, computer applications and solutions, entrepreneurship and principles of business and marketing.

    Intensive preparation for business and information technology careers is available at the secondary level. Courses enable students to investigate opportunities in business, prepare for entry and advancement on the job, develop management skills and identify further education and training necessary within a chosen career cluster.

    Course Offerings

    Middle School Courses

    • Keyboarding
    • Computer Science Solutions
    • Keyboarding Applications

    High School Courses

    • Accounting
    • Advanced Accounting
    • Advanced Computer Information Systems
    • Advanced Design, Multimedia & Web Technologies
    • Advanced Programming
    • Business Law
    • Business Management
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Design, Multimedia & Web Technologies
    • Economics and Personal Finance
    • Entrepreneurship Education (RTC)
    • Information Technology Fundamentals
    • Legal Systems Administration
    • Medical Systems Administration
    • Office Administration
    • Principles of Business & Marketing
    • Programming

    Emphasis On Financial Literacy

    Financial literacy is promoted through a variety of courses and resources including:

    • EverFi My Money, My Future
    • Junior Achievement and JA Finance Park  
    • Virginia Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy 
    • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

    Career & Technical Student Organization (CTS0)

    Virginia Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Prepares students for leadership and careers in business through business-related education and entrepreneurial skill development, community service and partnerships with the professional sector. For more information, visit the CTSO web page.

Contact Information

  • Career & Technical Education - Business
    301 North Ninth Street
    12th Floor
    Richmond, VA  23219

    Darlene Smith, Instructional Specialist
    Phone:  804.780.6564; Email
    Fax:  804.780.7605

    Alvina Jones, Office Associate
    Phone:  804.780.5880; Email