This two-period (6 & 7) class
is offered at
Oak Ridge High School
ROP Marketing/Business Occupations is a full-year (10 credits per
semester) course that covers the basic concepts of marketing and
business as well as the development of an employability portfolio,
which includes creating a resum� and a letter of application,
learning interviewing skills, and requesting a letter of
be required to attend a daily orientation for the first 4 weeks of
the fall semester. After this orientation period ends, students
will attend class only 1 day each week, either on Tuesdays or
Wednesdays, on a regular schedule. The remainder of the week will
be spent training�a minimum of 10 hours�with a business site. The
training schedule will be arranged and agreed upon by the student,
the instructor, and the business supervisor. Students will have a
choice of training with private or public employers, primarily in
one of three areas:
Students already employed in a Marketing field, and being scheduled
at least 10 hours each week, may receive school credit and earn
income at the same time in ROP Cooperative training.
Students, also, have the option of training in an
unpaid internship program; many get hired during their training
and have the opportunity to continue with this course in the ROP
are some requirements that you need
to be in this
need to be at least 16 years
need to provide your own
reliable transportation each day to and from your training
site�and cannot share rides with other students.
Expect to have weekly homework and class
assignments in this program, along with tests.
Excellent attendance is mandatory and part of
the overall grade for this class.
All Marketing students are required to have a
training site: It is not optional.
Opportunities for an internship
program are available for those students who qualify and these
internships may be arranged to fit the student�s career path
in the area of business/marketing.
All students must be eligible to obtain a
work permit, which is a requirement for employment for students
who are under the age of 18.