Business Law: This is a one-credit, one-semester course designed to acquaint students with the basic legal principles common to business and personal activities. Topics include evaluating contracts, maximizing purchasing power through credit, and renting and owning real estate. Business concepts such as contracts, ethics, starting a business, hiring employees, and managing employees are included. This course is recommended for any student intending to pursue a degree in law or business.
Prerequisite: None†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grades: 10, 11, 12
Business Management: †This is a one-credit, one-semester course designed to assist students to study the basic management concepts and leadership styles as they explore business ownership, planning, economics, international business and human relations issues such as employee motivation and conflict resolution.† Students explore the impact of technology on the business world.† Students learn to evaluate and choose appropriate marketing tools.
Prerequisite:† None††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grades:† 10, 11, 12
Design Multimedia, and Web Technologies: This is a one-credit, one-semester course designed to help students develop proficiency in using desktop publishing software to create a variety of printed and electronic publications. Students will incorporate journalistic principles in design and layout of publications. Students will work with hardware and software to develop web sites and multimedia presentations.
Prerequisite: None†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grades:10, 11, 12
Entrepreneurship Education: This is a one-credit, one-semester course designed for students who wish to concentrate on strategies for career development through ownership/management of their own businesses. Although individual skills are emphasized, the focus of the course is on development of a business plan, including the following: Determination of type of business enterprise, legal considerations, location selection, financing, steps in getting the enterprise started, marketing strategy, and interaction with successful entrepreneurs.
Prerequisite: None†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grades: 10, 11, 12
Keyboarding Applications:† This is a one-credit, one-semester course designed to allow students to develop or refine touch skills for entering alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information on a keyboard. Students apply keyboarding skills to produce a variety of personal and business documents.† Students will develop a resume, type business letters and memos, and learn to develop charts and tables.† Students will compile a portfolio containing representative examples of each type of document learned.
Prerequisite:† None††††††††††† Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Work Experience:† Certain students in some JRTC programs may participate in a work experience program in a JRTC approved local business or industry.† In this work experience program, a student may earn additional credit in the third course of a three-course sequence. The student must participate in a related business or industry to that final course in a JRTC program.† The studentís teacher would supervise the work experience program as it would relate to the JRTC classroom and lab.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Prerequisite:† Enrolled in the final course of a three-course sequence† Grade:† 12