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  Instructional Support Services Adult Education Student Programs personnel

Mary Parish
(315) 253-0361 ext. 5201

Misty Deyo
Teacher Assistant

For additional information contact your high school guidance counselor.

The Emerging Careers in Commerce Program provides students with the opportunity
to explore their interests in fashion, music, gaming, and entertainment. Students
dive into real-world learning systems, develop lifelong skills, and graduate with a
professional portfolio filled with quality work examples and a resume -- the perfect
resource for a college or job interview!



  • Student research & projects will focus on field of interest
  • Marketing Concepts & Fundamentals
  • Retail & Sales
  • Advertising & Promotion
  • Distribution
  • Pricing
  • Management
  • Career Development


Multimedia & The Web

  • Graphics & Image Editing
  • Animation with Flash & Swishmax
  • Gaming Software
  • Audio & Video
  • Communications & Networks
  • Web Design & Development


Career Experiences & Application

  • Software for Fashion, Music, Gaming, and Entertainment
  • Maya, Sony Acid Blast, 3-D Fashion Software & more...
  • Field Experiences
  • Virtual Field Trips & Traditional Field Trips
  • Guest Speakers
  • Web-Based Simulations



  • Company Description
  • Product and/or Service
  • Market Analysis
  • Target Market
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Financials
  • Executive Summary



  • The Internet Structures & Economics
  • Retailing
  • Enterprise Computing
  • Legalities
  • Security, Ethics & Privacy


Commerce Computer Applications

  • Database Management
  • Information Processing
  • Presentation Concepts
  • Electronic Spreadsheets
  • Desktop Publishing


Commerce Communications

  • Document Design
  • Professional Presentations
  • Professional Correspondence
  • Ethical & Legal Communications
  • Public Speaking
  • Human Relations


All  second-year  students will complete a Career and Technical Education Portfolio that exhibits necessary elements for CTE Endorsement and demonstrates competencies in Emerging Careers in Commerce: Fashion, Music, Gaming, and Entertainment.

Internship Experiences

Students can participate in an internship experience in their field of interest, where they will apply their knowledge while working with professionals in authentic career settings.

Students will have an opportunity to dialog with practitioners via guest presentations while developing professional insights and future educational plans.

College Credit

  • Cayuga Community College - (15 credits)
  • SUNY Alfred State College
  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • Morrisville State College
  • Integrated English Credit


Professional Certification

  • MOS Certification
  • Adobe Certification

Emerging Careers in Commerce: Fashion, Music, Gaming, and Entertainment could lead to careers in:

  • Public Relations
  • Merchandising & Retailing
  • Event Planning & Marketing
  • Publicity, Sales & Promotion
  • Buyers Assistant
  • Small Business Ownership & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Administration & Support
  • Web Development
  • Department Management
  • Game Developer







Brian K. Hartwell, Ed.D.
District Superintendent of Schools

1879 West Genesee Street Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 253-0361

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