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    600    ACCOUNTING 1

    1Credit                                                                                      Grades9, 10, 11, 12

    Accountingis the language of business. Owners, managers and accounting workers must understand and use this basiclanguage.  This first year courseoffers insight into the business world from a financial perspective.  Students will learn how to set up afinancial system for a sole proprietorship.  Real world assignments using Microsoft Excel and QuickBooksPro will be part of the course content.

     

    601    ACCOUNTING 2

    1Credit                                                                                        Grades 10, 11, 12

    Thissecond year on the concepts discussed in Accounting I.  The primary focus in Accounting II isto introduce financial systems related to partnerships and corporations.  This course is designed for studentswho intend to enter a career in either business or accounting.  Students will use generally acceptedaccounting principles to prepare, interpret and analyze financialstatements.  A strong emphasis willbe placed on automatic accounting using simulations as well as Microsoft Exceland QuickBooks Pro.  

    Prerequisite:  Accounting 1 and teacher recommendation

     

    610    MARKETING AND ADVERTISING

    1Credit                                                                                         Grades10, 11, 12

    Thiscourse is ideal for those planning a career in the business world and also forall students as consumers of the future. Marketing is the process of developing, promoting, and distributing productsin order to satisfy customers’ needs and wants.  Advertising acts as a bridge between business and potentialcustomers as it informs people about goods, services, and ideas through massmedia.  Students will plan, create,and critique various projects through every phase of the course in order tounderstand the functions of marketing and strategies of effective advertising.

     

    611     BUSINESS AND MARKETING OF SPORTS ANDENTERTAINMENT

    1Credit                                                                                 Grades10, 11, 12

    TheBusiness and Marketing of Sports and Entertainment focuses on the marketingprocess for goods, services, and ideas involving sports and entertainment. Thecourse will focus on sponsorships, branding, promotions, public relations,licensing, and sports consumer research and behavior.  Critical reading and daily journaling will be importantcomponents of this course.

     

    614     FASHION MARKETING AND MERCHANDISING

    1Credit                                                                                 Grades10, 11, 12

    Fashionis more than just clothing designers and models! The fashion industry employsskilled professionals who are not only creative, but also have an understandingof business. The Fashion Marketing and Merchandising course is an introductorycourse that teaches the concepts of entry-level business and fashion fundamentals.Topics covered will include basic fashion and business concepts andterminology, fashion cycles, retail merchandise categories, retail businessfundamentals, and fashion promotion.

     

    615    FINANCIAL FITNESS - YOU AND YOUR FUTURE

    1Credit                                                                                         Grades11, 12

    Studentsstart making decisions about their economic futures in this course.  Topics such as managing finances,saving and investing, banking and credit are addressed.  The evaluation of risk is alsoincluded.  Legal issues dealingwith personal finance will be addressed.

     

    620   BUSINESS OF BROADCASTING

    1Credit                                                                                 Grades10, 11, 12

    Thiscourse introduces students to all phases of video production with an emphasison the hands-on approach in the TV studio. Students will produce the dailymorning announcements broadcast and will collaborate on group projectsincluding feature stories and news magazine shows. Students who register forthis class should be willing to appear on screen or to work behind the scenesusing the cameras and audio equipment. Students will also explore the historyof television and how the Internet has changed the world of broadcasting.

     

    624    ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    1Credit                                                                                        Grades11, 12

    Entrepreneurshipis designed for students who are interested in owning their own business orworking in a small business.  Thecourse explores such topics as choosing the type of business to start,organizing a business, and understanding markets and competitors.  The curriculum is interactive includingeconomics and organizational management using content designed by the PAEconomic Council.  A ‘businessplan’ is completed in the course. 

     

    626    EXPLORING BUSINESS

    1Credit                                                                                        Grades9, 10

    ExploringBusiness introduces students to the dynamics of global economics and careerexploration.  This course will helpstudents become acquainted with the skills, abilities, and attitudes needed forsuccessful job performance. Students gain a solid understanding of how the business economy operatesas they develop and apply their critical thinking and decision-making skills toresolve economic, political, and social concerns that businesses face everyday.


Last Modified on August 16, 2013