Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
The world of work is constantly changing. New jobs and new job descriptions are constantly being added to the work force. ' Since change is inevitable and desirable, the business curriculum, to~ must be altered to bridge the gap between school and the world of work.
Constant changes in occupational life result in a need for constant changes in training procedure. New courses must constantly be devised to meet job situations. ' When training is given without adequate planning based upon actual occupational needs it is likely to be ineffective. • In the period ahead, further occupational changes will take place resulting in even more adjustments in course-of- study materials.
Preparation and planning are basic to meeting the training needs of a changing business community. Rowe said, "The development and periodic revision of courses of study or syllabi is the first step toward improvement of instruction.
Wilson, Blaine R., "A Suggested Program of Study in Distributive Education for Sevier Valley Tech" (1970). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 637.