COURSE 7000 ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOUNDATIONS
Grade Level 11-12
Formerly Accounting I, this course will provide an introduction to both areas of accounting and finance. Topics will include banking, credit, financial literacy, career explorations, spreadsheet usage, and technical writing. The accounting principles taught in this course are based on a double-entry system and include preparing bank reconciliations, payroll taxes, and financial statements. Detailed career exploration in the various fields of accounting will be available. Technical writing will be provided through IPAC business plan curriculum and exploration of case studies. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.
COURSE 7010 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Prerequisite: Accounting and Finance Foundations or Accounting I
Formerly Accounting II, the accounting course principles taught in this course include an in-depth study of accounting principles, procedures, and techniques used in keeping financial records for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. There is an emphasis on automated accounting. Topics include a more analytical approach to accounting. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.
COURSE 7020 COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills
Students will use a computer and application software including word processing, presentation, database, spreadsheets, internet, and email to prepare elementary documents and reports. The impact of computers on society and ethical issues are presented. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.
COURSE 7030 ADVANCED COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
Prerequisite: Computer & Technology Applications
This course is designed to provide students an advanced-level experience with practical applications through hands-on instruction. Course content will include understanding of various hardware, software, operating systems, care/operations, administrative applications, and employability skills. The software includes advanced business applications using word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, database management, desktop publishing, and electronic communication. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA. Upon completion of this course, a student will be ready to take the core level tests for MOS Certification and/or the Administrative Support Skill Standards Certificate. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.
COURSE 7035 MULTIMEDIA PUBLISHING & WEB DESIGN
Grades 10-12 Pre-requisite: Intro to Computer & Technology Applications
This hands-on course applies publishing and presentation concepts through the through the development of sophisticated business documents and projects. These documents include, but are not limited to, tri-fold brochures, manuscripts, reports, bi-fold programs, catalogs, newsletters, flyers, business forms, graphs, web pages, on-screen presentations, and video productions. Equipment such as scanners, digital cameras, video cameras, and color laser printers, may be utilized in creating the documents. Formatting, editing, page layout, and design concepts are taught. Distribution ready publication standards are applied to all projects. Students will develop communication skills, problem-solving techniques, cooperative learning, and interpersonal skills. Additionally, students will analyze the structure of the worldwide web, apply basic principles of web documents and HTML, and develop multi-media web pages. Course content will include the understanding of hypertext and web structures. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.
COURSE 7036 LEADERSHIP DYNAMICS (formerly Teen Leadership) - Not currently offered.
This course is designed to assist students with developing skills needed to be successful leaders and responsible members of society. The student will develop personal attributes and social skills. Emphasis will be placed on interpersonal skills, team building, communication, personal development and leadership. This course will include opportunities for students to apply their knowledge.