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Business & Information Technology Equivalency Options

 
Section PI 18.02, Wis. Admin. Code, defines "equivalent graduation policy" as "a board policy which meets the credit requirements specified for each subject area, but which permits selected equivalent courses as long as such courses contain the time allotment and substantially the same objectives to develop the knowledge, concepts, and skills of the course for which an equivalent is proposed."

English/Language Arts

Informational Resources:
 

State Superintendent’s BIT/ELA Equivalency Letter - State Superintendent's letter to district administrators announcing the availability for BIT/ELA teachers/departments applying for equivalency graduation credit

BIT/ELA Task Force Report - The State Superintendent's Business & Information Technology and English/Language Arts Task Force Report which summarizes the work that led to establishing a science equivalency credit option for BIT/ELA courses.

Equivalency Step-by-Step Process - This is a step-by-step process districts can use to help guide them through the process of applying for BIT/ELA equivalency credit.

Application:
 

PI-1803-BMIT Equivalency Submission Form

Sample Crosswalks:
 

Business Communication Curriculum

Business Communication Sample Crosswalk (approved by task force for equivalency credit)

Professional Business Procedures Curriculum

Professional Business Procedures Sample Crosswalk (approved by task force for equivalency credit)

Publications (Yearbook/Newspaper) Curriculum

Publications Sample Curriculum (approved by task force for equivalency credit)

Communications Technology Curriculum (NOT approved by task force for equivalency credit)

Social Studies/Economics

Informational Resources:
 

State Superintendent’s BIT/Social Studies/Economics Equivalency Letter - State Superintendent's letter to district administrators announcing the availability for BIT/SS teachers/departments applying for equivalency graduation credit

Task Force Report - The State Superintendent's Business & Information Technology and Social Studies/Economics Task Force Report which summarizes the work that led to establishing a science equivalency credit option for BIT/SS courses.

Step by Step Equivalency Process

Application:
 

PI-1803-BMIT Equivalency Submission Form

AP Licensing information

Crosswalk of Social Studies/BIT/marketing Standards

Sample Crosswalks:
 

Business Law Curriculum

Business Law Crosswalk

Dollars & Sense Curriculum

Dollars & Sense Crosswalk

Business Economics Curriculum

Business Economics Crosswalk

General Business Curriculum

Introduction to Marketing Curriculum

Introduction to Marketing/General Business Crosswalk