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4300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson Arizona 85718
Phone number: 520-209-8300 | Fax: 520-209-8520
Attendance Line: 520-209-8318
School Hours: 8:35am-3:25pm
Counseling Office 520-209-8305
Health Office: 520-209-8304
Athletics Office: 520-209-8412
Registrar: 520-209-8385
School Code: 030476

Ms. Jody Brase

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Catalina Foothills High School

Career and Technical Education Courses

Business Management

The Business Management instructional program prepares students to perform technical services in Management within small, medium and large organizations/businesses. In addition, this program will include skills associated with entrepreneurship that include the ability to take initiative and creatively seek out and identify opportunities; develop budgets and project resource needs and potential income; understand options for developing needed capital and trade-offs associated with different options; and communicate effectively and market oneself and one’s ideas.

Business Management (2 to 3-year program)

  • Business Management 1, 10th-12th grade
  • Business Management 2, 11th-12th grade
  • Business Management 3, 12th grade

Students should choose two (2) or more year-long courses offered in this program in order to complete a course sequence to be considered a Concentrator.

CTSO Membership: DECA

Leads to Industry certification: QuickBooks or Microsoft Office

College Options:

University of Arizona

Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business Degrees

Best Business Colleges Princeton Review

Employment Outlook

Pursuing a Business Degree in College leads to the following jobs:

Business Executives, $167,500 annual

About 24% of business executives are self-employed. They work in almost every industry.Silhouettes of Businessmen

Major employers:

  • Local and state government agencies
  • Business management firms
  • Banks, savings and loans, and credit unions
  • Colleges and universities

Project Managers, Emerging field

Project managers work in a wide range of industries:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance
  • Video game and television production

Marketing Managers, $98,660 annual (

Major employers:

  • Professional, scientific, and technical service companies
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Business management companies
  • Finance and insurance companie

Alumni Stories

Jeff Plumer '00

Taking a CFHS marketing class sparked an interest in computers for Jeff Plumer. "I remember being very involved in the creation of media and utilizing the Macs extensively," says Jeff. "Though I wasn't the best at photoshop or PowerPoint, the class and teacher Dale Fletcher made me a subject matter expert with Apple Products. This passion followed me through college as I took my Green iMac to school freshman year at ASU."

"My senior year of college I started working at the Apple Store in Chandler AZ," remembers Jeff. "I have worn many hats at Apple including B2B Sales, Operations in Cupertino, and today I am a Business Manager for Apple Retail."

Left: Jeff in Marketing Class 2000, Right: Jeff Plumer today.

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