General Business (2250)

Grade Level:  9th and up

Prerequisite:  None

Description: The objective of this class is to introduce students to the world of business and to help prepare them for a more meaningful and beneficial interaction with business.  The fundamental principles of business are introduced.  These principles stress social, economic, technological and regulatory developments of  the contemporary business world.

Typing /Introduction to Computers (2361)

Grade Level:  9th and up

Prerequisite:  None

Description: The purpose of the course is to:

1.  enable students to develop typewriter keyboard mastery; 

2. develop basic typewriting skills and techniques for both personal and occupational use;

3.  provide the student with information and experiences that will develop an appreciation of computers and their utilization in our society.

Microcomputer Applications (2590)

Grade Level:  9th and up

Prerequisite:  Typing/Introduction to Computers

Description: This course is designed to give students advanced training in word processing and electronics spreadsheets, using the Word Perfect and Lotus 1 - 2 - 3 software package.

Advanced keyboarding skills are also taught.

Business Law (2150)

Grade Level:  10th and up (1 semester)

Prerequisite:   None

Description: This course is an introduction to constitutional law, criminal law, tort law and contract law.  It is designed to acquaint students with the basic characteristics of the American system of free enterprise and the rights and legal obligations of citizens.

Accounting I (2111)

Grade Level:  11th and up

Prerequisite:  None

Description: The purpose of the Accounting I course is to prepare students for entry level bookkeeping positions, for effective personal financial management and for a continuing development in accounting  at the college level.  The practice and application of accounting will provide tools for the understanding of the accounting cycle process that should result in effective and responsible decision making in personal activities and in employment.

Computer I (2535)

Grade Level:  10th and up

Prerequisite:  Typing/Introduction to Computers

Description: This course is designed to prepare students for the future by instructing them to use computers as tools to manipulate text and analyze data.  Topics introduced include a study of the following:

  1. A brief history of the evolution of computers 

  2. Knowledge of hardware and software

  3. Knowledge of input and output devices

  4. Knowledge of computer languages

  5. Knowledge of the programming process of the BASIC programming language. 

Limited instruction in word processing and electronic spreadsheet programs are also taught.

Economics (2241)

Grade Level:  10th and up (1 semester)

Prerequisite:   None

Description:

This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of our economic system and the role of government in this system.  Some of the topics covered in this course are: 

  1. The U.S. monetary system

  2. Problems of supply and demand

  3. Business cycles and inflation

  4. Problems of labor and management and pricing and marketing  problems.