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Business Department

Business Department

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides the student with a basic foundation of the study of business and provides information for financial and economic decisions. Topics include the function of a business, various types of enterprise systems, forms of business ownership, becoming a knowledgeable consumer, banking, and current trends and topics in the business world.

 

  • CREDIT 1
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 9, 10
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO

PERSONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this course, students will develop the skills and knowledge needed for personal and business life. Topics taught in this course are letter writing, taxes, job applications, resumes, office skills, and personal budget.

 

  • CREDIT ½
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 11, 12
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO

BUSINESS LAW

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course intends to provide the student with an opportunity to study human and business drama from a new perspective – that of the evolving set of rules that form our legal system. The student will encounter and explore many important social and ethical issues and will be able to examine these issues relative to how they affect daily lives.

 

  • CREDIT ½
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 11, 12
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO

ACCOUNTING I

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this course, students will use an automated online accounting system to learn the principles of a double-entry accounting system. Students will learn how to prepare worksheets, journalize, post in ledgers, and prepare financial statements with an online component that provides immediate feedback. Students will also complete an automated simulation to gain hands-on, real-world experience in accounting practices. Class discussion topics and group activities include forensic accounting and ethical dilemmas. Students will also explore a variety of career opportunities in accounting.

 

  • CREDIT 1
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 11, 12
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO

ACCOUNTING II – HONORS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This advanced course of accounting includes an in-depth study of accounting principles, procedures, and techniques used in keeping financial records for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Skills are developed in analyzing, interpreting, summarizing, reporting information, preparing formal statements and supporting schedules. Students begin to analyze business strengths and weaknesses as well as gain a broader understanding of business activities. Students will also be introduced to automated accounting procedures and a stock market simulation.

 

  • CREDIT 1
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 12
  • PREREQUISITES ACCOUNTING I
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? YES
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides the student with a basic foundation of the study of business and provides information for financial and economic decisions. Topics include the function of a business, various types of enterprise systems, forms of business ownership, becoming a knowledgeable consumer, banking, and current trends and topics in the business world.

 

  • CREDIT 1
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 9, 10
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO
PERSONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this course, students will develop the skills and knowledge needed for personal and business life. Topics taught in this course are letter writing, taxes, job applications, resumes, office skills, and personal budget.

 

  • CREDIT ½
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 11, 12
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO
BUSINESS LAW

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course intends to provide the student with an opportunity to study human and business drama from a new perspective – that of the evolving set of rules that form our legal system. The student will encounter and explore many important social and ethical issues and will be able to examine these issues relative to how they affect daily lives.

 

  • CREDIT ½
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 11, 12
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO
ACCOUNTING I

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this course, students will use an automated online accounting system to learn the principles of a double-entry accounting system. Students will learn how to prepare worksheets, journalize, post in ledgers, and prepare financial statements with an online component that provides immediate feedback. Students will also complete an automated simulation to gain hands-on, real-world experience in accounting practices. Class discussion topics and group activities include forensic accounting and ethical dilemmas. Students will also explore a variety of career opportunities in accounting.

 

  • CREDIT 1
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 11, 12
  • PREREQUISITES NONE
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? NO
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO
ACCOUNTING II – HONORS

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This advanced course of accounting includes an in-depth study of accounting principles, procedures, and techniques used in keeping financial records for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Skills are developed in analyzing, interpreting, summarizing, reporting information, preparing formal statements and supporting schedules. Students begin to analyze business strengths and weaknesses as well as gain a broader understanding of business activities. Students will also be introduced to automated accounting procedures and a stock market simulation.

 

  • CREDIT 1
  • SUGGESTED GRADE LEVEL 12
  • PREREQUISITES ACCOUNTING I
  • NEED TEACHER RECOMMENDATION? YES
  • REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION? NO