• High School Business and Computer Education Courses

     

    7105PA  Keyboarding

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    
    • Type:  Practical Art
    • School:  BHS, HHS, RBHS, DHS

    Keyboarding is the foundation for developing skills for all careers. This keyboarding course is designed to help students develop speed and accuracy by learning the touch operation of alpha numeric/keyboard characters. THIS CLASS IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO TYPE LESS THAN 25 WORDS PER MINUTE.

    Keyboarding Critical Concepts

     

    7110PA  Business Principles

    • Grade Level:  9, 10    
    • Credit:  1/2    
    • Type:  Practical Art
    • School:  BHS, HHS, RBHS, DHS

    Students will launch a business venture, unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit, and learn the basics about functioning in the business world. Students will create a business action plan incorporating entrepreneurial thinking, innovation and other 21st century skills. THIS IS A GREAT COURSE FOR ANYONE CONSIDERING GOING INTO THE FIELD OF BUSINESS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL.

    Business Principles Critical Concepts

     

    7210PA     Computer Applications

    • Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    
    • Type:  Practical Art
    • School:   BHS, HHS, RBHS

    This class is the ideal way to learn the essential computer skills needed regardless of career choice. Hands-on experiences with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications provide students with a practical exposure to computer usage. DUAL CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS

    Computer Applications Critical Concepts

     

    7220PA     Financial Accounting

    • Grade Level:  10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1    
    • Type:  Practical Arts
    • School:   BHS, HHS, RBHS

    The future of accounting is bright according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics which projects a 34% increase in job openings. Students who plan to major in any field of business in college will have several accounting classes in their degree program. Organizations place a premium on employees who can identify cost efficiencies and develop long-range business strategies. Students will learn to plan, summarize, analyze, and interpret financial information. The study of accounting will also prepare students for employment, assist them in keeping personal records, and form a basis for future experiences in finance. Spreadsheet software will be used to produce financial reports.  DUAL CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS

    Financial Accounting Critical Concepts

     

    7240PF    Personal Finance

    • Grade Level:  11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    
    • Type:  Practical Art (Graduation Requirement)
    • School:   BHS, HHS, RBHS, DHS

    This course will help you manage your money. You’ll learn how to make sound financial decisions, prepare a budget, understand tax liabilities, evaluate insurance, explore investment options, and promote intelligent spending, saving, and use of credit. In addition, you will analyze career choices, education, skills and how economic conditions affect income and your financial decisions.       

    Personal Finance Critical Concepts

     

    7260PA     Law & Order

    • Grade Level:  10, 11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    
    • Type:  Practical Art
    • School:   BHS, HHS, RBHS

    This course focuses on the creation and application of laws in various areas of society. Every society has laws that its citizens must follow. Whether it’s juvenile, traffic, criminal or family laws, know your rights and protect yourself legally. By understanding the workings of our court system, as well as how laws are actually carried out, we become more informed and responsible citizens in our communities and of our nation. Students will learn procedural aspects of law by running mock trials!

    Law and Order Critical Concepts

     

    AP Economics

    The two AP Economic courses listed below are linked classes and students are expected to complete both semesters. This course is taught at the college level and prepares students to take both subject Advanced Placement examinations. Selecting these courses requires high motivation and individual responsibility. Students may meet the graduation requirement for Personal Finance by passing AP Economics as well as passing the state on-line assessment for Personal Finance.

    7280PA     AP Macroeconomics

    • Grade Level:  11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2     
    • Type:  Practical Art
    • School:  BHS, HHS, RBHS

    Advanced Placement Macroeconomics will provide students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole. This course places particular emphasis on the study of national income and price-level determination, and also develops students’ familiarity with economic performance measures, the financial sector, stabilization policies, economic growth, and international economics.

    AP Macroeconomics Critical Concepts

     7275PA     AP Microeconomics

    • Grade Level:  11, 12    
    • Credit:  1/2    
    • Type:  Practical Art
    • School:  BHS, HHS, RBHS

    Advanced Placement Microeconomics will provide students a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual decision makers, both consumers and producers, within the economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets and includes the study of factor markets and of the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy.

    AP Microeconomics Critical Concepts

     

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