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Business and computer classes provide students with the knowledge and skills required for everyday life; for continuing education; and for advancement in one's chosen career.Business and computer classes at the high school level are for all students.

Courses offered

INFO 111  INFORMATION PROCESSING (Fr, Sophs, Jrs, Srs)   SEM 1 .5 credit

INFO 121  INFORMATION PROCESSING (Fr, Sophs, Jrs, Srs) SEM 2 .5 credit

INFORMATION PROCESSING IS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION.

Prerequisite: None

This course will review the word processing skills achieved in Technology Skills and introduce advanced word processing skills such as text alignment, enhancements, columns, tables, graphics and other features. Students will also develop skills in building spreadsheets and incorporating data into word processing files. Lastly, students will learn to create visual presentations.

Student Activities:  Completing assignments designed to cover the various aspects of the course and learning to incorporate data from one program to another.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, unit tests, major projects, and final exam.


PRIBUS 411  PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS  (Sophs, Jrs, Srs) SEM 1 .5 credit
Prerequisite: None

This one semester course will help students learn the basic aspects of:

Business in the global economy

Business organization and management

Business operations and technology

Student Activities: Textbook related assignments, internet projects, and group work.

Student Evaluation: Class assignment, projects, quizzes and final exam.


BUSMG 422  BUSINESS MANAGEMENT  (Sophs, Jrs and Srs) SEM 2 .5 credit
Prerequisite: NONE

This course covers business organization in the free enterprise system, internal organization, finance, purchasing, and pricing procedures, marketing, and management theory. Instruction focuses on the functions and tasks associated with owning and operating a business (entrepreneurship). Class projects may be used to provide a better understanding of the decisions made in management.

Student Activities: Textbook-related assignments, internet assignments, class project.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, chapter quizzes and tests, projects, and final exam.


MAC 402  HONORS MACROECONOMICS (Jrs and Srs) SEM 1 .5 credit
Prerequisites: Completion of Honors English & an A or B in Principles of Business or Business Management is recommended.

This course will give students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole.  This course will place particular emphasis on the study of national measures, the financial sector, stabilization policies, economic growth and international trade.

Student Activities: Textbook-related assignments, internet assignments, class project.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, unit tests, projects, and final exam.


BSNLAW 401 HONORS BUSINESS LAW (Jrs and Srs) SEM 2 .5 credit
Prerequisite: Completion of Honors English & an A or B in Principles of Business or Business Management is recommended.

This course is designed to develop knowledge of the legal system.  Topics include the court system, civil law, criminal law, contract law, torts, and copyright laws.  This course incorporates how business ethics is applied  to the different aspects of business operations.

Student Activities: Textbook-related assignments, internet assignments, class project.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, unit tests, projects, and final exam.


MRKT 401  MARKETING  (Jrs and Srs) All Year 1 credit
Prerequisite: NONE

Marketing is designed for those students interested in a career in business. The main goal of the course is to introduce students to the many facets of marketing: general marketing, free enterprise system, small business management and ownership, and service and product-oriented marketing. Various marketing projects may be utilized semester 2 to reinforce the students’ understanding of marketing principles.

Student Activities: Textbook-related assignments, internet assignments, class project.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, chapter quizzes and tests, projects, and final exam.


ACCT1 402  ACCOUNTING 1  (Jrs, Srs) All Year 1  credit
Prerequisite: NONE

This course is recommended for students planning to enter the business world and/or students expecting to major in the field of business in college. Accounting deals with keeping records of business transactions in terms of money values.

Student Activities: Accounting is concerned with the "bookkeeping" cycle, in which the student: 1) uses common business forms; 2) analyzes business transactions; 3) maintains journals and ledgers; 4) completes the end-of-cycle activities; and 5) prepares reports that reflect the financial condition of a business.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, textbook assignments, reinforcement activities, a business simulation, tests, and final exam.


ACT2 403  HONORS ACCOUNTING 2   (Srs) All Year 1   credit
Prerequisite: A minimum grade of "C" in Accounting 1 and consent of instructor.

The second year places emphasis on the learning process from a point that has been previously mastered in the first-year accounting course. Accounting theory will be covered in much greater detail. Issues of asset depreciation, notes payable/receivable, accrued revenue & expenses, issuing of stocks & bonds, and the area of cost accounting will be discussed.

Student Evaluation: Daily assignments, tests, class project and final exam.