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Accounting & Financial Services Overview - Melissa CTE
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Career & Technical Education

www.melissaisd.org/cte

Endorsement Area:

Business & Industry

Career Cluster:

Business, Marketing & Finance

Career Pathway:

Accounting & Financial Services

Courses Available at Middle School for High School Credit

  • Business Information Mgmt. I (1 credit)

High School Courses

Concentrator Courses

Completer Courses

In order to be a concentrator, the student must complete at least two (2) credits in the same Program of Study (POS).

A completer must have at least three (3) courses for four (4) or more credits, with at least one (1) advanced course in the same Program of Study (POS), in order to earn an endorsement.

  1. Business Information Mgmt. I (1 credit)
  2. Accounting I (1 credit; adv. course)
  3. Accounting II (1 credit; adv. course)
  1. Securities & Investments, Practicum in Accounting, OR Career Prep (2 credits each; adv. courses)

Sample Career Occupations

Occupation

Median Wage

Annual Openings

% Growth

Accountants & Auditors

$71,469

14,436

22%

Loan Officers

$68,598

2,419

19%

Personal Financial Advisors

$86,965

1,861

52%

Learn More: Approved CTE Programs of Study (Texas Education Agency)

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