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Business Education Courses Currently Offered

Accounting (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Year
Course # 6014 - Credit: 1

Designed to develop occupational competencies in accounting, this full-year course is also recommended for students going on to post-secondary accounting training.  Course content encompasses the complete accounting cycle, but major emphasis is placed on the accounting process through the trial balance.  Statements are covered, but testing will be limited to interpretation.

Advanced Accounting (Grades 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Year
Course # 6016 - Credit: 1

This course prepares students for college level accounting programs. Pupils learn fundamentals in accounting theory and practice, and analysis procedures which can be applied to financial records. (Prerequisite: Accounting)


Advanced Keyboarding/Microsoft Office (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

In this course students work on increasing the skill and accuracy of their keyboarding skills learning advanced word processing, spreadsheeet and presentation features of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. (Prerequisite: Keyboarding)

Advertising (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6095 - Credit: .5

This half-year course introduces students to the advertising industry and to a variety of career opportunities in advertising agencies, mass media and advertising departments in business firms. Course content includes exploration of techniques used in developing creative layouts and copy.

Business Law (Grades 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Year
Course # 6023 - Credit: 1

This full year course introduces students to the business laws that individuals encounter in their personal, family and occupational lives. Segments covered include: the individual and the legal environment, the legal covenant, personal property, real property, transportation and travel, paying for goods and services, family protection and business ownership.


Business Ownership and Marketing (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Year
Course # 6022 - Credit: 1

This course is designed to appeal to students who aspire to business ownership or to pursue the study of business administration at the college level. The course provides a foundation of content upon which advanced study in business administration can be built.

Career And Financial Management (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Year
Course # 6030 - Credit: 1

In this course, students will learn about different types of business opportunities available to them in our economy. Management philosophies are discussed and students learn the skills required to become successful leaders. Students will explore different career opportunities and learn how to research and plan for life in the workplace. The application of academic skills to solve real world problems is stressed and students become familiar with the universal foundation skills that are needed to become successful citizens, employers and employees. This course is required for all students taking any occupational education sequence.


e-Commerce (Grades 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6035 - Credit: .5

In today's business environment, it is imperative that students understand how the Internet provides a unique platform for conducting business. In this course students learn how business concepts apply to the electronic world of e-commerce. Personal applications, such as online banking and consumer education are covered, as well as business applications such Internet marketing, advertising, security, and global implications. Upon completion of this course students will have created a comprehensive business plan and a website to sell their product or service online. (Prerequisite: Business Ownership and Marketing or Sports Marketing)


Fashion Apparel & Accessories (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6040 - Credit: .5

Students explore the place of apparel and accessories in the world of fashion design and merchandising and become familiar with the buying, merchandising and marketing of all apparel and accessory classifications. Students study the manufacture and materials used for these items and examine the evolution of apparel and accessories. (Prerequisite: Fashion Merchandising)


Fashion Merchandising (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6039 - Credit: .5

This course introduces students to the terminology and fundamentals of the fashion industry. Students develop an understanding of the fashion industry as a major segment of the global economy. Students are introduced to core marketing activities including market segmentation, market research, consumer behavior, product strategy, pricing, promotion, and distribution.

Financial Decision Making (Grades 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6036 - Credit: .5

In this introductory course into the exciting world of investments, students gain knowledge of the stocks, and the stock market. Various aspects of business are analyzed to examine and determine the impact they have on investments and the economy. Topics covered will include: Investing in Common Stocks, Stock Market, Buying and Selling Stocks , Indicators for Investors, Guidelines for Investors, Analyzing Common Stocks, The OTC Market, Reading Tables and Charting Stocks, Stock Markets (NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX & OTC)

Sports Management (Grades 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6041 - Credit: .5

In this course, management principles are used to explore this exciting industry with emphasis on such topics as collective bargaining, contracs, and sports law. Students analyze the various teams and leagues in the metropolitan area and apply this knowledge to assist in the management of our school's teams and programs. Human resources, as well as human, public, and media relations are studied within the context of the sports industry. Interactive team projects, guest speakers, and field trips enhance the classroom learning. (Prerequisite: Sports Marketing or Business Ownership and Marketing or Advertising)

Sports Marketing (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) - Course Length: One Year
Course # 6038 - Credit: 1

This course provides students with a comprehensive look into the world of sports marketing and its effects on the economy. The focus of the course is directed toward marketing basics, careers in sports, marketing professional and college athletics, planning and designing a sports facility, marketing tam products, sponsorships, endorsements, advertising and promotion, and public relations.

Career Education Courses

Professional Internship Program (Grades: Fall - 12, Spring - 11) - Course Length: One Semester
Course # 6081 - Credit: .5

This program is designed to offer the college-bound student the opportunity to participate in his/her future career goal. Internships will be offered in a number of related professional areas. Upon successful completion of the program students will be awarded certification validating their experiences.

Diversified Cooperative Work Experience (Grades 11, 12)  
Course # 6082 - Credit: .5 (150 hours)
Course # 6083 - Credit: 1 (300 hours)

This program is designed to give 11th and 12th grade students school credit for on the job work experience. A student can earn a maximum of one credit if in 11th grade, or two credits in 12th grade. Students must be currently or have taken a business course to enter this program.


 

 


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