Business Technology

Business Technology - All students taking Business and Information management courses are local FBLA members. High Skill, High Demand, High Wage Job Opportunities. 

eBusiness Design #3704

Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1

eBusiness Communication is the study of oral, written, and electronic communications in a global society. Components of communication include the sender, the message, the receiver, the feedback, and the channel. The purposes of communication are to build goodwill, persuade, obtain or share information, and build self-esteem. 

Business Management #3707

Grades: 9-10 Credit: 1

This course focuses on the many activities, problems, and decisions that are intrinsic to the management of a successful business, as well as an appreciation for the importance of these responsibilities. Areas to be examined include business organization, ethical and legal responsibilities, communication, decision-making, personnel, safety, professional development and related careers. 

Keyboarding #3710

Credit: 1 Grades: 9

Materials Fee

Meeting daily in a computer lab, students will develop keyboarding skills with speed and accuracy and format memos, letters, reports, and tables. This course is for students transferring into the system that did not have keyboarding in grades K-8.       

Computer Applications #3718

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

Meeting daily in a computer lab, students examine the use of microcomputers for business and personal use. Students use word processing, spreadsheets, database, computer calculations, PowerPoint, interactive audio labs, and the internet. Students work toward the attainment of employable skills in areas which may include (but are not limited to) software applications, computer systems, communication system, ethical issues, human relations, leadership, and self-management, and workplace management. 

American Business Legal Systems #3719

Grades: 11-12 Credit: 1

This course substitutes for United States Government. This course will explore the foundations of business law, while introducing personal law topics, such as contracts, consumer protection, wills and estates, marriage and divorce, property tax, employment contracts, unions, and credit obligations.

Honors American Business Legal Systems #3719-2

Grades: 11-12 Credit: 1

This Honors course substitutes for United States Government. This course will explore the foundations of business law, while introducing personal law topics, such as contracts, criminal law, consumer protection, wills and estates, marriage and divorce, property tax, employment contracts, unions, and credit obligations. This class requires more reading, writing, and analytical thinking skills.

Document Layout and Design #3727

Grades: 9-12 Credit: 1

Student proficiency can lead to software certification. The student will use a hands-on approach to develop proficiency in document creation and design. Emphasis is on production of business applications including design and layout, speed and accuracy. Concepts, capabilities, procedures and legal responsibilities of word and information processing are applied.

Administrative Management Systems #3737

Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1

Meeting daily in a computer lab, computer applications are used to provide hands-on training for students pursuing a career in business technology. Topics are related to information processing systems, administrative /information management, problem solving, reasoning, team-building, time management, business standards, cost/budgeting, professional leadership, ethical and legal issues, and communications. 

Desktop Publishing #3741

Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1

Meeting daily in a computer lab, students use word art, clip art, and drawing/coloring tools. A digital camera is used to create documents for personal and business use. Students also apply formatting, typography, and layout design skill in developing electronically published documents. Students acquire marketable skills and prepare for gainful employment and or entry into post-secondary education in the business/graphic communications industry. 

Banking and Finance #3756

Grades 11-12 Credit. 1

Meeting daily in a computer lab, students have hands-on experiences in learning about the day-to-day operations in banking and financial institutions and about the diverse careers that can be attained in banking. Topics include: personal and business checking accounts, payroll, credit options, insurance, ethical and legal issues in banking, teamwork, marketing strategies utilized by financial instructions, and existing technology as it relates to financial services. 

Accounting 1 #3779

Grades: 11-12 Credit: 1

Accounting I introduces concepts and principles based on a double-entry system of maintaining the electronic and manual financial records for a sole proprietorship, partnership and corporation. It includes analyzing business transactions, journalizing, posting, and preparing worksheets and financial statements.

BASIC Programming 1 #3722

Grades 10-12 Credit:1

prerequisite:Business Technology

This course explores the fundamentals of computer programming.

Financial Planning 1 #3717

Grades: 11-12 Credit:1

Topics include: payroll and federal taxation, investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate; credit laws and procedures, insurance; consumer rights, responsibilities, and legal protection; housing, and career planning.

Personal Finances #5613

Grade Level 11-12 credit 1

Personal Finance is a course designed to help students understand the impact of individual choices on occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real world topics covered will include income, money management, spending and credit, as well as saving and investing. Students will: design personal and household budgets, simulate use of checking and saving accounts, demonstrate knowledge of finance, debt, and credit management, and evaluate and understand insurance and taxes. This course will provide a foundational understanding for making informed personal financial decisions.