Students investigate the field of accounting, including industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students engage in the process of recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing, and communicating accounting information. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. Articulated college credit available for this course.
Prerequisite: Accounting I
Students continue the investigation in the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students reflect on this knowledge as they engage in various managerial and cost accounting activities. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. Articulated college credit available for this course.
Business Information Management I
A hands-on computer class to learn Microsoft software and its application. Students apply technical skills to prepare for colleges’ technical demands and to address business needs of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop spreadsheets, formulate databases, and make electronic presentations using appropriate software. This course counts for the one credit required for the Technology Applications graduation credit. Dual credit available.
Business Information Management II
Prerequisite: Business Info Mgmt I or BCIS I
A continuation of a hands-on computer class to become experts in computer software used in today’s work environments. Students apply advanced technical skills to address hi-level applications, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make electronic presentations using appropriate multimedia software. This course counts for the one credit required for the Technology Applications graduation credit. Dual credit available for juniors & seniors.
Students prepare for a rapidly evolving global business environment that requires flexibility and adaptability. Students analyze the primary functions of management and leadership, which are planning, organizing, staffing, directing or leading, and controlling. through interactive discussions and scenarios. Students develop a foundation in the economical, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent managers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Learning is project based with hands-on computer interaction. Articulated college credit available for this course.
Students will gain knowledge and skills necessary to manage personal budgets and other money matters. Hands-on, interactive projects will help them determine methods of achieving long-term financial goals through investment, tax planning, asset allocation, risk management, retirement planning, and estate planning. Students will investigate global economics with emphasis on the free enterprise system and its impact on consumers and businesses. Students apply critical-thinking skills to analyze financial options based on current and projected economic factors.
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
Overview and introduction to Business, Marketing, and Finance. Class interaction is encouraged. Relevant guest speaker role models visit and share. Students learn through a variety of interesting related activities, problems and settings in business, computer simulations, and real world scenarios of marketing, and finance. Students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles.