This is a core course designed to give students an overview of the business, marketing and finance career luster occupations. Students will develop an understanding of how academic skills in mathematics, economics, and written and oral communications are integral components of success in these occupations. Students will examine currents behavior, acquire knowledge of safe and secure environmental controls to enhance productivity, determine how resources should be managed to achieve company goals, and identify employability and personal skills needed to obtain a career and be successful in the workplace. As students learn about different types of business ownership, they will interpret industry laws and regulations to ensure compliance, identify principles of business management, and analyze business practices to determine ethics and social responsibilities.
Recommended grade level: 9
Business Economics courses integrate economic principles ( Such as free market economy, consumerism, and the role of american government within the economic system) with entrepreneurship/business concepts (such as marketing principles business law, and risk)Recommended grave level: 9
The students will learn the accounting cycle from journalizing to closing entries utilizing those accounting principles for a service business.
Recommended grade level: 10
Business Management courses acquaint students with management opportunities and effective human relations. These courses provide students with the skills to perform planning, staffing, financing, and controlling functions within a business. In addition, they usually provide a macro-level study of the level business world, including business structure and finance, and the interconnections among industry, government, and the global economy. The course may also emphasize problem-based, real-world applications of business concepts and use accounting concepts to formulate, analyze, and evaluate business decisions.
Recommended grade level: 10
Entrepreneurship course acquaints students with the knowledge and skills necessary to own and operate their own business. Topics from several fields typically form the course content: economics, marketing principles, human relations and psychology, business and labor laws, legal right and responsibilities of ownership, business financial planning, finance and accounting, and communication.Recommended grade level: 10
Advanced Accounting courses expand upon the fundamental accounting principles and procedures used in businesses. Course content typically includes the full accounting cycle, payroll, taxes, debts, depreciation, ledger and journal techniques, and periodic adjustments. Students learn how to apply standards auditing principles and to prepare budgets and final reports. Calculators, electronic spreadsheets, or other automated accounting and the managerial uses of control systems and the accounting process and further enhancement of accounting skills. Recommended grade level:11
Applied Business Development
In this capstone course, students will practice skills of planning, organizing, directing and controlling functions of operating a business while assuming the responsibilities and risk involved. Students will develop skills in enterprise development, market analysis and financial preparation. This course includes classroom activities as well as involving further study f the field and discussion regarding real-world experiences and applications that students encounter in owning and managing a business.Recommended grade level: 11