Social Business Courses
Accounting 1 (12104)
Students gain practical experience by actively participating in tasks related to the accounting cycle. This hands-on learning equips them to showcase their proficiency in preparing journals, ledgers, and financial statements for both service and merchandising businesses. The curriculum also covers the skills needed to analyze and interpret financial information, explore various career paths, and incorporate the fundamental aspects of QuickBooks®.
Accounting 2 (121042)
Students gain practical experience as they engage in hands-on learning activities focused on the tasks within the accounting cycle. Acquiring proficiency in these tasks enables students to showcase their skills in preparing journals, ledgers, Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheets statements for both service and merchandising businesses. Additionally, students will develop the ability to analyze and interpret financial statements. The essentials of platforms such as QuickBooks® may be further explored to align with the demands of today's financial climate.
Business Management (12052)
Business Management helps students develop the skills necessary to manage in today’s corporate business climate. The course is based on a simulated business where time is spent understanding corporations both domestically and internationally. Topics include: corporate organizational charts, purchasing, payroll, contract negotiations, and the stock market; In addition to, banking, government, and supply and demand concepts. The practical experience of managing a business is learned through making managerial business decisions and using problem solving along with communication skills.
Entrepreneurship/Global Business (12056)
We inhabit a globalized marketplace where technology facilitates access to international markets. Today's youth worldwide are acquiring skills to engage on a global scale, delving into customs, cultures, and business norms. The Global Entrepreneurial/International Business course is designed to familiarize students with the intricacies of the connections between political and economic policies, as well as business practices in different countries. Key topics encompass an understanding of Global Entrepreneurial/International Business, communication strategies, environmental factors, ethics, finance, management practices, and issues related to import/export and the balance of trade. Exploring real-world economics and their impact on daily life is crucial for students with a keen business sense. Platforms such as Naviance will assist in navigating career opportunities within the global market.
Finance will provide students with the exposure to learn how to manage their finances. Students will explore monetary topics pertaining to the creation, preservation, and growth of personal wealth. Whether pursuing that first job or attending college, all students will benefit from acquiring these skills. They will employ strategies to successfully budget, save, and manage their finances, while learning how to minimize exposure to risk. Topics to be discussed include: checking accounts and reconciliation, saving and investing options, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, budgeting, loan and credit options, credit cards, income and payroll taxes, housing options, and automobile costs. Other topics will be explored using platforms such as EverFi, an online financial education learning platform.
Hospitality and Tourism (12159)
This course serves as an introduction to the diverse opportunities and careers within the hospitality and tourism industries. Students will cultivate valuable life skills essential for planning potential careers in these fields. The content offers insight into the various facets of the hospitality and tourism sector, providing an overview of careers involving the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants, food services, lodging, attractions, recreational events, and travel-related services. This includes familiarity with travel sites and the skills to book ground transportation, lodging, excursions, and flights.
Sports and Entertainment Marketing (12163)
This course introduces students to the world of marketing and advertising and the powerful impact it plays in our economy. Through research, planning, and practical experience, students will discover how important the role of marketing plays in the sports and entertainment industries, as well as entertainment industries across the globe. Other areas of study include the marketing mix, market segmentation, economic utility, the functions of marketing, elements of selling, and distribution. Students will create their own marketing plan on a product or service. Through using Naviance, they will uncover possible career choices in this field. They will also complete an individual business hypothesis on a topic or subject of interest approved by instructor.
Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles (10158)
Students will develop computational thinking skills vital for success, such as computational tools to analyze and study data and working with large data sets to analyze, visualize, and draw conclusions from trends. The course engages students in the creative aspects of the field by allowing them to develop computational skills based on their interests using the C++ Programming Language. Students will also develop effective communication and collaborative skills by working individually and in collaboration to solve problems, and will discuss and write about the world. Students taking this course should plan to take the Advanced Placement test given in May to receive an AP-weighted grade for the course.
App Development (101523)
Do you have a need for an Android app that does not exist as yet? Would you like to develop that app yourself? This course presents an introduction to Android app design and development using Java. The course covers Android features and development environment; the user interface; input variables, and operations; icons and decision making controls; lists, arrays, and web browsers; implementing audio in Android applications. The outcome will be the ability for students to develop the confidence and technical skills to create fully-functional Android apps.
C++ is a Business & Technology/STEM course that will introduce students to computer programming using the C++ language. Logical thinking processes are required for students to tackle problem analysis and solving. Instructional strategies will center emphasizing logical thinking using hands-on project based activities, which expose and engage students to programming scenarios that require the development and programming of applications. As an ending project-based-activity, students will be introduced to programming an Arduino board with peripherals.
Introduction to Programming and Theory (10152)
Geared towards students with an interest in computer languages but lacking prior coursework, this course offers an introduction to fundamental programming concepts and theories ubiquitous in all programming languages. Participants will explore various programming languages such as Python, C++, and Java, accompanied by theoretical foundations to enhance comprehension of their underlying concepts.
Introduction to Web Page Design (10201)
This course conveys useful design concepts and techniques necessary to start a career in Web Design. It explains the connections between a detailed design plan that considers audience needs, design trends and considerations and technical requirements. Students learn the principles that go into creating a successful, responsive website. The course emphasizes key concepts and principles with numerous design tips. A variety of challenging researched-based and hands-on activities are part of a comprehensive design awareness that encourages critical thinking about current issues in web design. The course will cover HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Java Programming (10155)
This course is designed for those students who already have an interest and experience in computer languages. Essential concepts, syntax, and programming and naming standards will be discussed. Additionally, the use and impact of numbering systems, data representations, the fundamentals of structured programming, problem solving object oriented programming will be discussed. Upon completion of this course, students will have a solid foundation that will enable them to start writing their own programs. Cannot be taken in conjunction with AP Computer Science.