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Electives

Owning Your Own Business

Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Algebra 2 with a “C” or better
The Business Awareness and Entrepreneurship section of this course takes students through the process of owning a small business.  Through the integration of various technologies, students will analyze the impact that marketing, advertising, planning, financial management, budgeting, researching, data analysis, managing, and communication has on the business world and their personal lives. Microsoft Office is incorporated using Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint.

Throughout the course, skill assessment and simulations, using real-life examples with an emphasis on business applications and personal finance, will be utilized to teach the skills which most employers, colleges and universities require.  Students will be able to identify the capabilities and limitations of differing business models to assess the potential of these approaches to address personal, lifelong, and workplace needs.  This is a hands-on course which will use computers daily.
* This course is not approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse

Accounting & Business Applications

Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Algebra 2 with a “C” or better
The accounting section of the course will provide students with an introductory level understanding of accounting. There are two main parts of the accounting section - the first part is a discussion of the most important financial statements used in accounting, how to read each one, as well as what lessons can be learned from each; the second part focuses on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  The business applications section of the course will take students through the process of developing a business plan.  Through the integration of various technologies, students will analyze the impact that marketing, planning, financial management, data analysis, communication, etc., will have on the business world and their lives. This is a hands-on course which will use computers daily.
* This course is not approved by the NCAA clearinghouse

Computer Literacy

Grade:  9                         18 Weeks                               0.5 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points

The purpose of the 9th-grade computer technology course is to provide our students with the computer skills necessary to succeed academically, personally, and professionally. Course content includes word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, desktop publishing, credible internet research, email data management, and more. This is a hands-on, project-based class in which computers are used daily.

Writing Seminar

Grade:  9                         18 Weeks                               0.5 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points

Through writing short compositions in a variety of genres, students will engage in the writing process of prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. Students will improve composition development, organization, grammar, and mechanics through this process. This course will prepare students for writing needs in the technical and upper-level academic classes.

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