Hutchinson Central Technical High School

Course Syllabus


Course Name: Career Financial Management - Part-A

Instructor: Craig Mirand            Contact Time: 10:27-11:08         Phone Ext: 1515


Grading Policy
Grading Procedure/Policy
Bell work (Notebook) 5%
Daily Work (Project Rubrics, Homework, etc.) 30-60%
Formative Assessments (Project Brief Rubrics, Lab Work, Written Assignments, Exit Tickets, etc.) 10-25%
Summative Assessments (Final Projects/Rubrics/Exams) 20-45%


Attendance is a very important part of all students’ successful education. If a student misses more than [28] classes in a full-year course, they will not be eligible to pass that course.

If a student misses class it is their responsibility to ask for missed work, etc., upon their return. If a test/quiz was administered during their absence, the make-up will be given the day after their return to class.

Classroom Expectations/Consequences


• Be on time, on task and prepared
• Follow directions
• Respect the teacher, classroom, and other students
• Personal electronics shall not be used


The following are consequences for not following classroom expectations.
Consequences include, but are not limited to:
• A warning will be given by the teacher
• Conference with student and teacher
• Parent/Guardian is Called
• Referral to Administration

Suggestions for Success

This course is a hands-on course and it will be important for students to take part in all activities. They will also need to focus on learning the procedures and techniques necessary in order to complete all tasks. Some of the keys to success will be for the students to exhibit professionalism, demonstrate excellent work ethic, stay organized, and work efficiently and safely while in the technology room throughout the entire school year.






1. All About Me
2. Career Plan
3. Job Application Package

a). W-4
b). Job Application
c). Resume
d). Cover Letter
e). Thank you letter
f). Reference Page
g). Mock Interviews

4. Banking
5. Credit Cards
6. Career Research
7. Personal Budget
8. Business Plan
9. Brochure



Course Outline
Teacher: Mr. Mirand
Contact Information: 716-816-3888 - ext. 1515

Course Description:

Consumer Economics/Personal Finance courses provide students with an understanding of the concepts and principals involved in managing one’s personal finances. Topics may include savings and investing, credit, insurance, taxes and social security, spending patterns and budget planning, contracts, and consumer protection. These courses may also provide an overview of the American economy.

Course Objectives:

Career and Technical Education integrates rigorous academics with relevant career and technical skills, as well as, workplace attitudes and behaviors. The programs include interactive learning activities, mentoring programs, internships and real world experiences. Career and Technical Education courses prepare students to be college and career ready with the needed skills and certifications to ensure they are employable and/or college ready in their specific course of study.

Units of Study:

1. All About Me
2. Career Plan
3. Job Application Package
1. W-4
2. Job Application
3. Resume
4. Cover Letter
5. Thank you letter
6. Reference Page
7. Mock Interviews
4. Banking
5. Credit Cards
6. Career Research
7. Personal Budget
8. Business Plan

Method of Instruction:

This course will be taught in a variety of ways including, but not limited to, lecture, lab work, paper writing, class discussions etc.