Groves High School offers State approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs, available to all students, which include Finance, Marketing Sales and Services, Business Management and Administration, and Information Technology. Through a variety of course offerings, the Business Technology Department provides opportunities for all students to engage in learning activities that develop those skills and levels of knowledge identified as necessary for success in current and future educational and work environments.
Students, if you enjoy an engaging project based environment that will prepare you for a high skill, high wage and high demand career, explores and prepares you for their future, then enroll in a Business Technology course. You can choose from a variety of courses in computers, business, finance, management, marketing, law, and investments. Choose from an ever-changing, up-to-date menu of courses to meet your needs and interests.
Did you know that Business Technology courses fulfill general education and a 4th year math related credit requirement. Students can also take advantage of the CTE Capstone Internship (Co-Op) Program, which gives the student the opportunity to gain on-the-job experience while earning cash and credits toward graduation. You will learn skills you will need and use in high school, college and in your career.
Programs are continually updated to provide the skills and expertise needed for high demand and high wage careers. Within each program, students are taught the skills to be creative problem solvers in today’s competitive and global marketplace.
Successful completion of Business courses will give students a strong base for future study as well as preparation for entering a world job market that will continue to grow in technological orientation. Additionallu, through Tech Prep PostSecondary Articulations with Baker College, students may earn college credits with many courses offered in the Business Technology Department. Details are available through Business Department teachers or the counselors.
The Birmingham Public Schools Career and Technical Education Programs affirms its commitment to carry out its civil rights obligation to eliminate discrimination and denial of services and educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed or ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or handicap. For English as a Second Language students ESL – the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in Career and Technical Education Programs.