CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Business Law (6131/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:6131
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:None

Students examine the foundations of the American legal system and learn the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Students gain practical knowledge and life skills by exploring economic and social concepts related to laws governing business and individuals. Focus areas include contracts, consumer protection, criminal law, tort law, international law, family/domestic law, employment law, cyber law, and careers in the legal profession. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support
    • Business Information Management
    • General Management
    • Human Resources Management
  • Finance
    • Accounting
    • Banking Services
    • Insurance
  • Government and Public Administration
    • Foreign Service
    • Governance
    • National Security
    • Planning
    • Public Management and Administration
    • Regulation
    • Revenue and Taxation
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Correction Services
    • Emergency and Fire Management Services
    • Legal Services
    • Security and Protective Services

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.