Business, Marketing and Information Technology

BUSINESS 

Offered in alternating years

ACCOUNTING
BT6320 (1 credit)

High School, 10th - 12th grades
  • Learn basic accounting principles, concepts and practices as they relate to personal and business financial records. 
  • Understand the accounting cycle for a service business and merchandising business. 
  • Prepare manual and computerized simulations through the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
BT6135 (1 credit)

High School, 10th- 12th grade
  • Learn basic principles, concepts and practices of business management. 
  • Explore leadership styles and skills, business ownership, economics, international business, ethics, and human relation issues. 
  • Participate in many hands-on real world activities. Students will utilize all Microsoft Office 2007 software applications to complete assignments on a daily basis 

MARKETING


DECA, co-curricular student organization, offers opportunities in leadership, community, and competitive events

INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING
BT8110 (1 credit)

High School, 9th - 10th grades
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of marketing in today's society. 
  • Develop skills related to interpersonal communication, self-presentation, economics, marketing, sales, employability, career discovery, and ethical decision-making. 
MARKETING
BT8120 (1 credit)

High School, 10th - 12th grades
  • Opportunity to become familiar with marketing and its relation to the free enterprise system. 
  • Topic areas include communication skills, economics, human relations, promoting and selling products and services, economic issues and the impact of technology on the marketplace. 
  • Use communication technology daily. 
GLOBAL MARKETING AND TRADE
BT8135 (1 credit)

High School
  • Gain an understanding of the various careers in global trade, finance, distribution and marketing and consider fundamental concepts, principles, and theories of marketing in a global marketplace. 
  • Blends economic theory with international culture, politics, legal issues, concepts, practices, and applications. 
  • Study computer/ technology applications supporting this course 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BT6612 (1 credit)

High School
  • Apply problem-solving skills to real-life situations through word processing, spreadsheets, databases, multimedia presentations, and integrated software activities. 
  • Explore computer concepts, operating systems, networks, telecommunications, and emerging technologies. 
DESIGN, MULTIMEDIA AND WEB TECHNOLOGIES
BT6630 (1 credit)

Junior High or High School
  • Develop proficiency in creating desktop publications, multimedia presentations and websites using industry standard application software. 
  • Incorporate principles of layout and design in completing publications and projects. 
  • Design portfolios. 

ADVANCED DESIGN, MULTIMEDIA AND WEB TECHNOLOGIES
BT6631 (1 credit)

High School
  • Learn the industry-standard image editing software, Photoshop CS2 while completing a wide variety of real-world projects and having fun. 
  • Bring back to life those old, faded, ‘drawer photos’, create print projects for PHS, and receive a verified credit by passing the Industry Certification. 
  • Creation of an electronic portfolio and sophisticated websites. 


GENERAL OFFERINGS


BUSINESS CO-OP
BT6621 (1 credit)

High School, 11th - 12th grades
  • Develop career skills through on the job training. 
  • Secure a salary-earning job. 
  • Work a minimum of 12 hours per week utilizing personal transportation. 
Education for Employment – Co-OP
CE9078 (1 credit)

High School
  • Investigate various occupational fields 
  • Practice solving real-world problems 
  • Develop employability skills through on-the-job paid work experience 

ECONOMICS AND PERSONAL FINANCE
BT6120 (1 credit)

High School
  • Learn how to make informed decisions related to career exploration, budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, managing debt, living independently, retirement, and inheritance. 
  • Development of financial literacy skills and an understanding of economic principles will provide the basis for responsible citizenship and career success.