The business program provides students with a combination of business expertise and employability skills that prepare students to successfully face the challenges and opportunities encountered in today’s business environment. Through an active Advisory Committee of business professionals and close relationships with employers, the program is continuously aligned to meet the current demands of today’s business organizations. In addition, students are encouraged to join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). FBLA is the largest business organization in the world. Through FBLA students have the opportunity to compete in business related events, develop valuable leadership skills, and participate in career development programs. Students enrolled in Business courses will have the option to receive job credit.
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 9, 10, 11, 12 Credit: ½ (CDHE Academic Elective)
Have you ever wondered about the different aspects of business and marketing? Here you will learn about economics, banking, consumer credit, basic business principles, management, marketing, finance, human resources, operations, production and technology.
Students will learn from a computer simulation, group projects and class presentations relating to business. Introduction to Business is recommended for ninth or tenth graders. However, the course can be completed at any time during high
ACCOUNTING 10, 11, 12 Credit: 1 (CDHE-Academic Elective)
Do you plan to major in business in college? Do you plan to start your own business? Would you like to learn how to manage a business’s money? Whatever career field you are you interested in – professional sports, music, engineering, health, retail or restaurant management, you need basic accounting skills. All businesses require accounting services. Learn entry-level skills for many job opportunities available in the bookkeeping/accounting field. An excellent foundation in accounting skills will be established for continuing your education in business.
BUSINESS LAW 10, 11, 12 Credit: ½ (CDHE-Academic Elective)
Do you really understand our legal system? This course is beneficial to all students. It provides a foundation for a basic understanding of the law as it pertains to individuals and business. Students will analyze legal issues such as contractual agreements, social responsibilities, minors’ rights and responsibility, employment disputes, and landlord/tenant issues.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 11, 12 Credit: ½ (CDHE-Academic Elective)
Do you want to be the next “Apprentice?” You can be in charge of the boardroom! This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management.