Business Individualized Program–Development (12900-18)

Copyright: 2023

Virginia Assignment Code: 6745

Suggested Grade Level: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration: 18 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

This course serves students with special needs who desire and can benefit from business and information technology studies. The course should be developed cooperatively between local business and information technology teachers and other specialized education personnel based on individual needs of the students. This framework contains a list of competencies that may be included in students' individual plans. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-Quality Work-Based Learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.


The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here: