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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-BIT 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