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Grade 10
Unleveled
Course #Course NameCreditsQ-S-YPre-RequisiteNotes
expand 5031  COLLEGE ACCOUNTING  1  S  Prerequisite: Accounting 1  College credit may be available
  For students who plan on taking accounting, finance, business management, business administration, and/or marketing, this semester course, taught at the first year college level, is strongly recommended. Uses manual and computerized accounting systems to expand upon the foundation established in Accounting 1, focusing on departmentalized and corporate accounting. Get ahead of the competition and earn college credits now.
expand 5391  FINANCIAL SERVICES 1  1  S  Prerequisite: Successful completion of or may be taken concurrently with Accounting 1 
  Explores the principles and practices of banking and credit in the United States. Teaches the major functions of banks, inhouse operations and procedures, central banking through the Federal Reserve System and modern trends in the banking industry. Examine credit functions and operations including credit risk evaluation, loan creation and debt collection. Then, examine two sectors of the financial services industry from the perspectives of the consumer and the industry specialist. Students will receive an overview of front and back office operations in both the securities and insurance industries, examine career paths in both areas, and gain insight into the current issues faced by the industry. Through a study of the structure of brokerage firms, the trading process, credit and margin practices, automated processes, and government regulations, students gain an understanding of how a securities firm services its customers and plays an important role in our economy. Also examines the impact technology has on these finance sectors and on evaluating career paths available in each area. Develops the skills and attitudes necessary for success in both postsecondary education and the business workplace.
expand 5531  MARKETING 1  1  S    College credit may be available
  Learn about the fundamentals of marketing through group projects, discussions and presentations. In the first year of this course students will learn about product/service management by creating a new product, promotion and selling, target marketing, and the marketing mix. The course will culminate with the development of a promotional portfolio for a business that you will create. This course is also the foundation course for our school’s DECA chapter, a co-curricular national marketing association. DECA activities include labs, conferences, trips, social events, and various workshops throughout the region. Students are encouraged to join and participate.
expand 5901  MONEY SENSE: FINANCIAL DECISIONS FOR YOUR LIFE  .5  Q   
  Students will learn the practical side of money management to prepare them to be responsible for their own finances. This financial literacy course will inform students how individual choices directly influence occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real world topics covered will include earning income, spending, saving and investing, borrowing, and protecting against risk. Students will design personal and household budgets, maintain checking and savings accounts, and evaluate and understand insurance and taxes. This course will provide a foundational understanding that will equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to make sound financial decisions for life.
expand 5011  DIGITAL LIFE: YOUR GUIDE TO 21st CENTURY TOOLS  .5  Q    Meets ICT Requirement
  So you think you know all the internet has to offer? Think again…This course will take your online skills to the next level so you can take full advantage of the multitude of tools that are right at your fingertips. You will explore and use up-to-date tech tools to assist in your home, school, and future work life. Research paper coming up? Use tools to help find, verify, organize, and cite reference information. Need to work on a group project? Use online communication, coordination, and collaboration sites. Have a speech due in English class? Use presentation tools to make your speech pop! Faced with a difficult decision? Online decision making and problem solving applications make your choice easy! You will also explore the impact of your digital citizenship as it relates to self-expression, connecting with others, and protecting you and your personal information. Focus will be placed on how to adapt to this ever changing environment. This is a ½ credit, quarter class that fulfills the high school ICT credit for graduation.
expand 5021  ACCOUNTING 1  1  S    Meets the ICT Requirement
  Does your future include a degree in business, marketing, management, finance or even cosmetology or automotive? No matter what field you choose, an accounting course will likely be required. Why not learn the basics of accounting first to help prepare you. Accounting has many benefits, regardless of your career choice. The study of accounting is interesting and fun, yet thought-provoking. You will use Quickbooks, the accounting software used by many local businesses, to complete several assignments. Through accounting simulations, students apply their knowledge of accounting to real-world situations. Upon completion of accounting, students will have the basic understanding needed to succeed in future accounting courses.  
expand 5041  ADVANCED ACCOUNTING  1  S  Prerequisite: Accounting 1  Note: This course may be taken concurrently with College Accounting.  
  For students who love accounting and computers, here’s more! Covers departmentalized accounting and corporate accounting. Uses software that complements text and completes a variety of computerized activities that simulate realworld applications.
expand 5051  INTRO TO BUSINESS  .5  Q   
  This introductory course includes an overview of various aspects of business operations. Students will be introduced to accounting, marketing, purchasing, inventory control, advertising, managing money, banking, and office technology.
expand 5061  DESKTOP PUBLISHING  1  S    Note: Meets ICT requirement. Note: College credit may be available for this course
  Microsoft Office and Adobe InDesign Desktop Publishing software are used to create and publish computer-generated digital publications. Students learn to produce logos, advertisements, newsletters, brochures, flyers and other business forms. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of graphic design principles with the use of digital cameras or a digital scanner to create and produce high quality digital publications. This course is an excellent initial component for students interested in Marketing or Business fields. College Credit may be available for this course.
expand 5071  SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS: ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR YOUR TOMORROW  1  S    Note: Meets the ICT requirement.
  Business and post-secondary institutions expect students to be competent in several essential computer software skills. This integral applications course will provide students with skills and techniques they will need to be successful in post-secondary education and the world of work. Students become accomplished in spreadsheets, presentations, word processing, and other applications through real-life projects. Additional concepts are discussed dealing with software integration, Internet use, and information about future technology trends. Instructional strategies include teacher demonstrations, collaborative instruction, interdisciplinary and/or culminating projects, problem-solving and critical thinking activities. College credit or professional certifications may be available.
expand 5091  BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS  .5  Q   
  Students learn and practice the 21st Century skills that employees need to compete in the global economy. Students will research, organize, and present information articulating thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing. This course will also focus on tools needed to build social and business relationships including the use of nonverbal communications and active listening. These skills are important for all students as they prepare for college and the workforce.  
expand 5101  BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP  1  S    Note:This course meets the ICT requirement. College credit may be available
  Students develop a sound foundation in the world of business, which will assist in the advancement of any future career. Students analyze, synthesize and evaluate data from the functional areas of business. Focus is placed on effective management and entrepreneurial skills that include decision-making, leadership, long-range planning, human relations and motivational skills. Students become familiar with activities, problems, and decisions involved in successfully owning and operating a business. An appreciation for the importance of effective management and small business to our economy and the way in which we live is cultivated throughout the course. Also covered are important factors such as technology, organizational change, diversity in the work force, ethics, world competition, and the link between business and society. As a final project, students create a comprehensive business plan for an entrepreneurial small business of their choice.
Grade 10
Honors
Course #Course NameCreditsQ-S-YPre-RequisiteNotes
expand 5037  COLLEGE ACCOUNTING (H)  1  S  Prerequisite: Accounting 1  Note: College credit may be available
  For students who plan on taking accounting, finance, business management, business administration, and/or marketing, this semester course, taught at the first year college level, is strongly recommended. Uses manual and computerized accounting systems to expand upon the foundation established in Accounting 1, focusing on departmentalized and corporate accounting. Get ahead of the competition and earn college credits now.
expand 5397  FINANCIAL SERVICES 1 (H)  1  S  Prerequisite: Successful completion of or may be taken concurrently with Accounting 1 
  Explores the principles and practices of banking and credit in the United States. Teaches the major functions of banks, inhouse operations and procedures, central banking through the Federal Reserve System and modern trends in the banking industry. Examine credit functions and operations including credit risk evaluation, loan creation and debt collection. Then, examine two sectors of the financial services industry from the perspectives of the consumer and the industry specialist. Students will receive an overview of front and back office operations in both the securities and insurance industries, examine career paths in both areas, and gain insight into the current issues faced by the industry. Through a study of the structure of brokerage firms, the trading process, credit and margin practices, automated processes, and government regulations, students gain an understanding of how a securities firm services its customers and plays an important role in our economy. Also examines the impact technology has on these finance sectors and on evaluating career paths available in each area. Develops the skills and attitudes necessary for success in both postsecondary education and the business workplace.
expand 5537  MARKETING 1 (H)  1  S    Note: College credit may be available
  Learn about the fundamentals of marketing through group projects, discussions and presentations. In the first year of this course students will learn about product/service management by creating a new product, promotion and selling, target marketing, and the marketing mix. The course will culminate with the development of a promotional portfolio for a business that you will create. This course is also the foundation course for our school’s DECA chapter, a co-curricular national marketing association. DECA activities include labs, conferences, trips, social events, and various workshops throughout the region. Students are encouraged to join and participate.
expand 5107  BUSINESS MANAGEMENT& ENTREPRENEURSHIP (H)  1  S    Note:This course meets the ICT requirement. This course may be available for college credit.
  Students develop a sound foundation in the world of business, which will assist in the advancement of any future career. Students analyze, synthesize and evaluate data from the functional areas of business. Focus is placed on effective management and entrepreneurial skills that include decision-making, leadership, long-range planning, human relations and motivational skills. Students become familiar with activities, problems, and decisions involved in successfully owning and operating a business. An appreciation for the importance of effective management and small business to our economy and the way in which we live is cultivated throughout the course. Also covered are important factors such as technology, organizational change, diversity in the work force, ethics, world competition, and the link between business and society. As a final project, students create a comprehensive business plan for an entrepreneurial small business of their choice.