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Section 5: Preparation Resources
Business and Finance 6–12 (276)

The resources listed below may help you prepare for the TExES exam in this field. These preparation resources have been identified by content experts in the field to provide up-to-date information that relates to the field in general. You may wish to use current issues or editions to obtain information on specific topics for study and review.


  1. American Journal of Business Education, The Clute Institute.
  2. Journal of International Business in Education, Emerald Insight.
  3. Journal of Business Ethics Education, Neilson Journals Publishing.

Other Resources

  1. Allen, Kathleen. (2016). Launching New Ventures: An Entrepreneurial Approach. San Francisco, Calif.: Cengage Learning.

  2. Ball, Donald A., Geringer, Michael J., Minor, Michael S., and McNett, Jeanne (2012). International Business: The Challenge of Global Competition. New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Education.

  3. Bearden, William O., Ingram, Thomas, and LaForge, Raymond. (2007). Marketing: Principles and Perspectives. Chicago, Ill.: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

  4. Kerin, Roger, Hartley, Steven, and Rudelius, William. (2014). Marketing, Twelfth Edition. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

  5. Lamb, Charles W., Hair, Joseph F., and McDaniel, Carl. (2012). Essentials of Marketing, Seventh Edition. Mason, Ohio: Cengage Learning.

  6. Lesikar, Raymond V., and Marie E. Flatley. (2004). Basic Business Communication: Skills for Empowering the Internet Generation, Tenth Edition. Burr Ridge, Ill.: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

  7. McGraw-Hill Education. (2016). Marketing Essentials, New York, NY.: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.

  8. Meyers, Mike. (2016). Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fifth Edition (Exams 220–901 & 220–902). Berkeley, Calif.: McGraw-Hill Education.

  9. Nickels, William G., McHugh, James, and McHugh, Susan. (2015). Understanding Business, Eleventh Edition. New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Education.

  10. Remp, Ann, ed. (2002). Technology, Methodology, and Business Education. Reston, Va.: National Business Education Association.

  11. Silbiger, Steven. (2012). The Ten-Day MBA: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the Skills Taught in America's Top Business Schools. New York, N.Y.: HarperBusiness.

  12. The George Lucas Educational Foundation. (2002). Edutopia: Success Stories for Learning in the Digital Age. Ed. Milton Chen and Sara Armstrong. San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass.

  13. Rothaermel, Frank T. (2012). Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, First Edition. Burr Ridge, Ill.: McGraw-Hill Education.

  14. Wells, Dolores J. (2009). Computer Concepts BASICS, Fourth Edition. Boston, Mass.: Cengage Learning.

Online Resources

  1. Association for Career and Technical Education —
  2. DECA: An Association of Marketing Students —
  3. International Association of Business Communicators —
  4. International Society for Technology in Education —
  5. Marketing Education Association —
  6. MBA Research and Curriculum Center —
  7. National Association for Business Economics —
  8. National Association for Career Technical Education Information —
  9. National Association of Economic Educators —
  10. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards —
  11. National Business Education Association —
  12. National Career Development Association —
  13. National Economic Association —
  14. National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers —
  15. National Business Administration Standards —
  16. Texas Education Agency Educator Certification —
  17. Texas Education Agency —
  18. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) —
  19. U. S. Department of Education —
  20. Vocational Information Center: Business and Finance Career Resources —

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