Business and Information Technology Department
The Campus Business and Information Technology department is committed to provide an opportunity for all students to be educated through immersion in our core courses which are designed to equip them with the competencies and skill sets needed to function in today's global technologically advanced society.
We believe that a commitment to provide each student with the best and most technologically advanced academic, vocational and workplace literacy skills through our planned sequence of classes will lead to success in either advanced university study and or the workforce.
Business/Computer Technology Education Course Selections
Please note that in courses where computer work is necessary, that computer work is to be done in school during class or through special arrangements, prior to or after school. No required computer work may be done at home or off school premises.
9642 HONORS ACCOUNTING I 1.0 Credit Grades 11-12
9644 ACADEMIC ACCOUNTING I 1.0 Credit Grades 11-12
Accounting I will provide students with an understanding of terminology, principles, and procedures that can be applied to keeping financial records for personal use, service, and merchandising businesses. Computer projects will be used to enhance the realistic application of accounting practices in the workplace.
8646 KEYBOARDING/COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 1.0 Credit Grades 9-10
9646 KEYBOARDING/COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 1.0 Credit Grades 11-12
(teacher recommendation only)
Keyboarding/Computer Applications is designed to teach the “touch method” with acceptable speed and accuracy levels. Students will also acquire a firm foundation in word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentations, and integration using Microsoft Office programs.
8605 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 0.5 Credit Grades 9-10
9605 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 0.5 Credit Grades 11-12
NOTE: This course is a graduation requirement.
Computer Applications will establish a firm foundation in word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, presentations, and integration using Microsoft Office programs.
9609 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1.0 Credit Grades 11-12
Students will learn how to develop a business plan for small business start-up. Other topics covered will include: different types of business ownership, marketing, operations, finance, accounting, and human resource management. This course is highly recommended for students interested in majoring in a business-related field in college.
9614 PERSONAL FINANCE AND INVESTMENT 0.5 Credit Grades 11-12
This is a comprehensive financial course that will develop students’ understanding and managing of educational and career goals, pay checks, checking accounts, budgets, credit and credit records, insurance, and investments. Computers will be used to enhance the realistic application of topics.
9657 SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING 1.0 Credit Grades 11-12
Students will study marketing for sports teams and sports products from high school through professional levels and from the entertainment industry. Students will create marketing plans, discuss legal issues, and plan management strategies.
Any of the following courses may be used to satisfy the Computer Technology Elective requirement. (see p.4)
8621 MICROSOFT WORD AND EXCEL 0.5 Credit Grades 9-10
9621 MICROSOFT WORD AND EXCEL 0.5 Credit Grades 11-12
This course will cover introductory skills. Students will learn to create and edit letters, memos, faxes, envelopes, mailing labels, basic reports, and resumes in Microsoft Word. Students will also learn how to create, edit, and format spreadsheets, charts, and graphs using Microsoft Excel. This
course will prepare students for the Proficient level of the MOUS Word and Excel Exams.
8636 POWERPOINT / DESKTOP PUBLISHING 0.5 Credit Grades 9-10
9636 POWERPOINT / DESKTOP PUBLISHING 0.5 Credit Grades 11-12
Students will explore graphics and multimedia effects, and learn to create and edit presentations for on-screen display as well as for printed media using Powerpoint. Students will also produce custom designed brochures, flyers, newsletters, business cards, stationery, and promotional materials using
Microsoft Word and other desktop publishing programs. This course will prepare students for the MOUS Powerpoint Exam.
9626 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND VIDEO GAME PROGRAMMING 0.5 Credit Grades 10-12
This class is an introduction to Computer Programming using both the ALICE programming application and Microsoft Small Basic. Students will be introduced to object oriented programming while creating animated movies and simple video games. In ALICE, they will be introduced to production oriented programming languages like Java, C++, and C#. In Small Basic, they will be introduced to .NET language similar to the Visual Basic programming language.
9627 OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING 0.5 Credit Grades 10-12
(prerequisite: Introduction to Computer and Video Game Programming)
This class builds on the content covered in the Introduction to Computer and Video Game Programming class. Students will be working on object oriented programming, focusing on problem solving. They will be using multiple development platforms to produce object oriented programming languages like Java, C++, and C#.
9639 FLASH 0.5 Credit Grades 10-12
This is a highly intensive course where students will learn how to animate vector graphics and create animation for use in web development using Macromedia FLASH. Students will explore their creative side through the use of symbols and symbol libraries, motion tweening, buttons, layers, action scripting, and more. Students should have some understanding of movie format programming.