Bucks County Technical High School

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Electives - Business 2016-2017 School Year

  • 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 Power Point.

    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 in order to assess the potential of these approaches to address personal, lifelong and workplace needs.  This is a hands-on course which will use computers on a daily basis.

    * 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 on a daily basis.

    * This course is not approved by the NCAA clearinghouse

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