Business & Marketing


BUSINESS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT - TC741 (BUSIM1)

Credit: 1
Grade: 9-12
Prerequisite: None
Note: Articulated College Credit when taken in 9th or 10th grade

Business Computer Information Systems prepares students with advanced technology skills required in today’s business environment. Students will use the 2016 Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) in their core business applications. Students will also be introduced to various applications that are utilized frequently within industry. Students will end the year building skills that allow them to effectively evaluate emerging technologies and their relevance to the business world.

  • Articulated College Credit
  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 9
  • Prerequisite: None
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS, MARKETING AND FINANCE - TC651A (PRINBMF)

Credit: 1
Grade: 9-12
Prerequisite: None

Students in Principles of Business, Marketing and Finance gain knowledge and skills in economics and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings in business, marketing and finance.

  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 9
  • Prerequisite: None
VIRTUAL BUSINESS - TC655 (VIRTBUS)

Credit: .5
Grade: 10-12
Note: Recommended to have taken Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance

Students in Virtual Business gain knowledge and skills in economics and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising and the operation of web-based business. Students analyze the sales process, financial management principles, and forms of business ownership and operations. Teams of students will produce their Virtual Business portfolio, which includes a business plan for an online business; creation and maintenance of their business website; and preparation and demonstrated understanding of an income statement and balance sheet.

  • Credit: .5
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
ACCOUNTING - TC660 (ACCOUNT1)

Credit: 1
Grade: 10-12
Prerequisite: Algebra I or Concurrent Enrollment in Algebra I
Note: Articulated college credit when taken in 10th grade

Accounting students learn to maintain financial records for a service business, a partnership, and a corporation. Students also use Excel 2010 to solve business scenarios. Additional topics include understanding financial statements, time value of money, entrepreneurship, and personal finance. Students will learn to use QuickBooks accounting software during the second semester.

  • Articulated College Credit
  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
BUSINESS LAW - TC670A (BUSLAW)

Credit: 1
Grade: 11-12
Prerequisite: None

In Business Law, students analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the legal environment, business ethics, torts, contracts, negotiable financial instruments, personal property, sales, warranties, business organizations, concept of agency and employment, and real property. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of contemporary legal issues. Students incorporate a broad base of knowledge that includes the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of business to make appropriate business decisions.

  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Prerequisite: None
ADVERTISING - TC654 (ADVSALPR)

Credit: 1
Grade: 11-12
Prerequisite: Application required

Advertising is a one-of-a-kind course that introduces students to effective and current advertising techniques. The course allows students to apply knowledge and skills in a real-world environment. Students apply their skills to advertising sales opportunities with community partners. This is a great course for students who have taken other CTE courses, including Interactive Media, BIM, Accounting, Digital Graphics, and Virtual Business, and wish to expand and apply their interests, knowledge, and skills via an authentic and meaningful experience.

  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
BUSINESS INCUBATOR - TC467 (ENTREP)

Credit: 1
Grade: 11
Prerequisite: None

This course is designed to get students excited about becoming true entrepreneurs by giving them the opportunity to create and fully develop their own product or service. Real-world entrepreneurs and business experts will serve as coaches and mentors, guiding student teams through the process of ideation, market research, and business plan development. Over the course of the year, student teams will learn about marketing, accounting, human resources, and the legal aspects of starting a business. They will have access to a network of professionals to further develop their skills—teamwork, problem-solving, presentation, and communication—for college and career readiness. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in Pitch Week, which will further fire the entrepreneurial spirit by putting student teams in front of actual investors so they can pitch their innovative ideas to win funding and turn their ideas into reality.  Due to the collaborative nature of this course, students are expected to remain in the course for the full year and will not be allowed to switch class periods.

  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 11
  • Prerequisite: None
BUSINESS ACCELeratoredu - TC468 (PROBS2 )

Credit: 1
Grade: 12
Prerequisite: Completion of Business Incubator and Teacher Approval

This full-year course is designed as a second-year program for teams that have completed Business Incubator, have received funding, and are ready to launch a business. The goal is to guide students to a successful launch of their company and gain traction in the market place. The content is built from real life entrepreneurial practices, and real world business accelerator practices. Teams will continue to be supported by mentors and guided by coaches from the business world.

  • Credit: 1
  • Grade 12