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Business Department

Subject: 
General Education

BUSINESS/MARKETING/TECHNOLOGY

*Click on any of the department links above for listing of classes

All courses in the Business/Marketing/Technology Department meet the Fine & Practical Arts graduation requirement.  Students taking business courses acquire (21st Century Workplace Skills) employment skills, personal-use skills and a general business background.  Students enrolled in business and marketing classes can participate in the job-training program, Hire Education.  Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and DECA are integral components of the Business/Marketing program.  Articulation agreements with Community Colleges for students are detailed in the introductory pages of this guide.  Business/Marketing/Technology classes are recommended for entry level job training or college preparation.

Business and Marketing Courses:

  • Accounting, year long course. Open to grades 10-12. 
NEW course titles, must register for both classes: semester 1: Accounting Principles 1A semester 2: Accounting Principles 1B * prerequisite: completed and passed Math 1      
  • Introduction to PC Applications, formerly Computer Applications. Semester long course. Open to grades 9-12.
 
  • Introduction to Business, semester long course. Open to grades 9-12.
 
  • Personal Finance, formerly Finance. Semester long course. Open to grades 10-12.
 
  • Web Design, semester long course. Open to grades 9-12.
 
  • Marketing, year long course. Open to grades 10-12. 
NEW course titles, must register for both classes: semester 1: Principles of Marketing A semester 2: Principles of Advertising        
  • International Marketing, year long course. Open to grades 11-12.
NEW course titles, must register for both classes: semester 1: International Marketing semester 2: Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility      
  • Advanced Marketing (college credit course), year long course. Open to grades 11-12.
NEW course titles, must register for both classes: semester 1: Strategic Marketing semester 2 : Consumer Behavior    prerequisite: any prior Marketing course, Entrepreneurship or SOAR honors student.      
  • Entrepreneurship, year long course. Open to grades 11-12. 
NEW course titles, must register for both classes: semester 1: Intro to Entrepreneurship semester 2: Leadership recommended prerequisite: Marketing, Advanced Marketing or International Marketing    

Additional Credit Options:

  • Hire Education
  • Hawk Haven Cafe (Food and Beverage Management)

Extracurricular Clubs:

  • DECA (must be enrolled in: Marketing, Advanced Marketing, International Marketing or Entrepreneurship)
  • FBLA (must be enrolled in or have taken any business/marketing/technology class)
  • TSA (must be enrolled in: Information Technology class)

Business

This program provides students with business and expertise and employability skills that prepare students to successfully face the challenges and opportunities encountered in today's workplace.  Through an active Advisory Committee including members of business and industry, the program is aligned to meet the current demands of today's business organizations. 

Marketing

Marketing Education is a career and technical program designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in business, management, marketing, or are preparing to enter occupations that require skills in areas such as sales, customer service, retailing, marketing management, advertising, and entrepreneurship.  DECA, the Marketing club for students enrolled in Marketing courses, provides many opportunities for developing leadership, marketing and business skills through participation in local, regional and national conferences.  A variety of club activities, some social and others encouraging community involvement, take place each year.

Technology

This program provides students with essential technology expertise and employability skills students need to successfully face the challenges and opportunities encountered in today's workplace.  Through an active Advisory Committee including members of business and industry, the program is aligned to meet the current demands of today's business organizations.  Students have the opportunity to earn Hire Education (On the Job Training) credit while participating in the Business Program

Business/Marketing/Technology Career and Technical Standards

  • Engage in the transition process from school-to-work
  • Participate in experiences which integrate academic principles, concepts and skills for personal and occupational life applications
  • Develop occupational and life skills