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Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s Business Department offers courses designed to teach students software applications that are necessary to live and work in a technological society. For the first time in the history of our country, the educational skills of one generation will not surpass, will not equal, and will not even approach those of their parents.
Literacy in business education can no longer be limited to simply reading and writing; rather, it is a broader concept that utilizes the language tools of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing that are particular to the business education curriculum at Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center. An effective strategy for motivating students to learn is to offer them real-world experiences that provide opportunities for critical thinking and creative problem solving. These experiences can engage students in ways that are far superior to information delivered in lectures or read in a textbook.
In the Business Department at STCTC we offer a variety of business courses that will enable our students to be computer literate. The courses offered in the Business Department as follows:
Accounting I and II
Computer Applications I
Digital Desktop Publishing using Adobe InDesign
Image Editing using Adobe Photoshop
Integrated Business Applications using Microsoft Office 2013
Web Page Design using Adobe Dreamweaver
With these diverse courses offered, our students will have the opportunity to transfer their skills to either start their career path and/or transition to higher education.
According to US News, the 100 Top Job ranking includes (1) Technology, (2) Healthcare, (3) Social Services, and (4) Business Sector. However, certain careers in the Business, Management & Administration includes but are not limited to the following
|Certified Public Accountant||Financial & Investment Analyst||Certified Financial Planner||Computer Software Engineer||General Corporate & Executive Level Management|
|Managerial Accountant||Commodity Analyst||Bankers||Digital Information Design|
|Corporate Accountant||Marketing Analyst||Insurance||Corporate IT Director||Government|
|Forensic Accountant||Management Consultant||Wealth Management||Software Programmer||Healthcare Management|
|Auditor||Entrepreneur||Investment Firm||Database Administrator||Human Resources Management|
Our goal in the business department is to teach, train and expose our students to careers that will provide them an opportunity to be gainfully employed, earn a decent salary, and to maintain a manageable life.
For more information about the STCTC Business Department or to obtain information about becoming a guest speaker, please contact 803-275-1767.