155 FUNDAMENTALS OF MONEY MANAGEMENT Gr. 11-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
This course will provide students with the information important in managing their personal finances. Students will learn how to evaluate the risks involved in making financial decisions and how to develop and implement a sound financial plan.
Instruction will also include, how to use credit wisely and how to get the most out of ones income. The fundamentals of investing in stocks, bonds, mutual finds, real estate, and collectibles will also be reviewed.
156 BUSINESS AND SPORTS MANAGEMENT Gr. 9-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
The course will focus on the importance of management, marketing and the developing of strategies in business and sports related industries.
The students will analyze the nature, structure and impact of professional and amateur sport organizations in a business environment. This includes developing a marketing plan for a professional team such as designing names, and logos, segmenting the fan market, pricing tickets, designing a team stadium and implementing a team promotional strategy.
157 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Gr. 10-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
The business world today is immersed in a global economy. Even the smallest of businesses deal with other nations. This course prepares students for today‟s business world that provides goods and services worldwide. Students will learn about marketing, customs, currency, import and export and other vital tools for international trade.
158 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS and MARKETING Gr
. 9-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
Course Description: The marketing course is for students who are preparing for careers in marketing, merchandising, and management. The students will study basic marketing concepts such as promotion, advertising, merchandising, salesmanship, event planning and more. The marketing course is project based which will allow students the opportunity to develop marketing plans, advertising campaigns, and event planning in one of the following specialized areas: sports and entertainment marketing, fashion marketing, travel, tourism, and hospitality marketing, or entrepreneurship and management. Students are encouraged to develop leadership skills, good citizenship traits, social intelligence, and career understanding through participation in Future Business Leaders of America and other organizations.
171 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I Gr. 9-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
This course will develop skills to be successful in college and in the workplace. Learn to key touch, format reports and presentations, and increase your ability to communicate rapidly on the Internet. Become more familiar with presentation and spreadsheet software. The Microsoft Office Suite software package is taught in this course.
It is highly recommended that all students take this course. Use Business Computer Applications I as a stepping stone to the next level-Business Computer Applications II.
172 BUSINESS COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II Gr. 9-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
Sug. Pre: Business Computer Applications I
A hands-on approach gives students the skills needed to meet the demands of today‟s technological world. Students prepare a portfolio of assignments combining Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and desktop publishing.
This course is ideal for students using the computer at home, in college, or in business. Skills and knowledge acquired can be used immediately.
185 ACCOUNTING I Gr. 10-12 5 cr., 36 wks
This course gives the student a thorough background in the basic accounting procedures used to operate a business. Accounting offers an important and necessary foundation for students who plan to go on to college or enter the business world upon graduation. Students will learn the universal language of all businesses by experiencing how to set up and maintain records for a business using the double entry accounting method. Computerized accounting will also be introduced in this class. Accounting is a must for any college-bound student planning to major in business administration.
186 ACCOUNTING II Gr. 11-12 5 cr., 36 wks
Sug. Pre: Accounting I
This hands-on course reviews Accounting I principles and introduces new accounting concepts; such as, depreciation, notes, partnerships, uncollectible accounts, inventory controls and corporation accounting.
Accounting II is strongly recommended for students planning to major in any area of business in college and to the student who plans to gain employment after high school in the accounting field or a related business field. Some activities will be completed on the microcomputer.
187 COMPUTER ESSENTIALS Gr. 10-12 (V) 2.5 cr., 18 wks
Students taking this course will learn the electronic and on-line skills necessary to survive in the new millennium. Topics covered will include Internet provider selection, safety, and security; how to purchase, upgrade, and set up a computer; installing and removing software; banking over the Internet; using software to maintain a checking account; how to file government returns over the Internet; tracking investments with the Internet; and how to purchase and sell products over the Internet.
191 BUSINESS LAW Gr. 10-12 2.5 cr., 18 wks
This course deals with legal rights as well as with legal duties and responsibilities of individuals in their personal and business transactions. Laws covering contracts, insurance, renting, property ownership and laws which affect teenagers will be studied. Existing statutes, case studies, and current events will be discussed regularly.