Entrepreneurship, Business & Innovation

General Information

The Entrepreneurship, Business & Innovation Career Learning Community (CLC) prepares students to grow their leadership and innovation skills with a cohort of peers who share their interests.

Who should consider this CLC?

Students who want to learn about and create businesses, products and services that will impact their school, community and world.

What are some career fields that align with this CLC?

  • Accounting, finance or economics
  • Administration or operations
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Hospitality
  • Human resources
  • Project management
  • Sales

Industry Credentials Aligned to CLC

  • Intuit Innovator
  • Intuit Small Business
  • Student Choice


Albemarle High School

Course Overview

GATEWAY10th Grade

Complete the Gateway course:

Entrepreneurship 1


PATHWAY SEQUENCE11th – 12th Grade

Complete a sequence of electives or content courses to support a capstone project driven by future career or business interest. Examples include, but are not limited to:

Art 1 and 2
Photography 1 and 2
Data Science and Computer Science 1
AP Environmental Science and AP Biology
Media and Web Design 1 and 2
Game Design and Development 1 and 2
Hospitality and Tourism 1 and 2


CAPSTONE12th Grade

Complete the Capstone course:

Entrepreneurship 2


PATHWAY PLUS10th – 12th Grade

Complete at least one Pathway Plus course:

Business Management or PVCC BUS 100/200 Business and Management
Marketing 1
Psychology or PVCC PSY 200/230 Principles of Psychology/Developmental Psychology or AP Psychology
Leadership & Design Thinking
Digital and Social Media Marketing
Probability & Statistics or PVCC MTH 154/155 Quantitative Reasoning/Statistics or AP Statistics

Entrepreneurship, Business & Innovation Course Descriptions

For more information about course registration, career development, or our Career Learning Communities, please contact your school counselor.