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Business Fundamentals

Business fundamentals is prerequisite to all pathways in the business management and administration, marketing, and finance clusters. Courses in business fundamentals provide instruction in basic business skills and knowledge related to economic fundamentals, management, communications, finance, human relations, career development, ethics, and business etiquette.

Postsecondary Programs

  • Business and Office Technology
  • Introduction to Keyboarding
  • Business Technology Seminar
  • Microsoft Word
  • Applied Business Math
  • Records Management
  • Business Accounting
  • Career Readiness

Applied Academic Credit

Personal Finance content from the Business Fundamentals Curriculum was aligned to the 2004 Mississippi Personal Finance Framework Revised Academic Benchmarks. Upon the completion of this program, students will earn 1/2 Personal Finance credit that can be used for graduation requirements. The Business Fundamentals Curriculum framework includes economics content aligned to the 2004 Mississippi Economics Framework Revised Academic Benchmarks. Upon completion of this program, students will earn 1/2 Economics credit to meet graduation requirements.

Contact Information

Angela Kitchens
Business Programs Supervisor 
akitchens@mdek12.org 

Central High School Building
359 North West Street
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771

Phone: 601.359.3461
Fax: 601.359.3481
Office of Career and Technical Education      Phone: (601) 359-3461      Fax: (601) 359-3481

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