Students will develop advanced skills that build upon those acquired in Accounting I. Additional accounting skills such as reconciling uncollectible accounts, calculating depreciation on assets, interpreting financial information, and calculating notes and interest will be developed. Computerized accounting will again be incorporated as an essential tool where resources are available.
FINANCE, MARKETING &
PRINCIPLES OF MASS MEDIA I
In this course, students will learn the aspects of Media Production including the business and marketing principles of industry. They will learn about career opportunities and ethics and law related concepts. This is a hands-on course where students will enjoy the opportunity to simulate a media. business including TV, music videos and stop motion animations
BUS/TEC 865 BUSINESS LAW
This course is designed to familiarize the student with practical law as it affects business personnel and social activities. A study of basic legal principles and procedures in addition to such topics as the introduction to law and the legal system, criminal law, juvenile justice, torts, consumer and housing law, family law, and individual rights and liberties. This course will include multiple guest speakers, mock trials and class trips to municipal court systems.
BUS/TEC 803 ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
Prerequisite: Students will need a B or better grade in Business Systems Tech/Freshman Seminar to gain admittance into this course. This course is recommended for 10th, 11th & 12th grade students who are technically savvy and enjoy using computers
This class is for the student who has a more detailed knowledge of Personal Computers and advanced software applications skills. Students will apply the concepts and applications of computer software using basic programming language concepts in a creative and fun setting. This course teaches students how to build dynamic websites with Apache, MySQL, and PHP, one of today’s most popular frameworks. Students learn how to develop and setup a fully functional web site using Flash Animation and Flash Scripts. Students will engage in PC gaming using animation programs, such as Alice, to create their own interactive games that can be used as educational tools for their peers. This course will enhance student ability using workplace readiness skills and advanced computer applications.
BUS/TEC 802 DIGITAL DESIGN I
Prerequisite: Department Recommendation, Business Systems/Technology
This course is for the highly motivated student who enjoys working with technology. Students will learn desktop publishing using the Microsoft Publisher program, and design web pages created with Adobe Dreamweaver. Students will make their own multimedia productions and use a variety of tools such as scanners, digital cameras, graphic drawing tablets, etc. Programs such as Adobe CS6 Creative Suite and Web Design (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver), and Pencil will be used to broaden their computer skills. Students will explore the use of Pivot Stick Animator, Adobe Flash, Animoto, Powtoon, and Windows Movie Maker as they make interesting and fun animations. This class will utilize Audacity to produce sound tracks for movie animations as well. Students will be introduced to 3-D modeling with Google SketchUp as they create their own 3-D environments.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
Prerequisite: Computer Applications or Freshman Seminar
This course is designed for students interested in learning more about programming and provides students with a solid background of standard computer logic, which will enhance problem-solving skills. This course is designed to be a rewarding and fun learning experience for students who have no prior programming experience.
BUS/TEC 804 DIGITAL DESIGN II
This course is an independent study for the highly motivatedstudent who enjoys working with technology. The student must have previously taken Digital Design I and achieved a final grade of an A. The student will operate as a graphic designer, fulfilling order requests from organizations within the school district. The student will also be responsible for assisting with updates to the high school website, publishing information as requested. Various applications such as Microsoft Publisher and Adobe CS6 Creative Suite and Web Design (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver) will be used to produce documents. In addition, the student will be responsible for submitting weekly status reports, current events, completing marking period specific assignments, and submitting a final course project. One student per semester who meets eligibility as per teacher.
BUS/TEC806 PERSONAL FINANCE / ECONOMICS
This course begins with an introduction to macro economics and is designed to illustrate the constantly changing fields of banking, financial planning, consumer credit, insurance, and the world market. All of these are important in developing a sound financial base for the future. The course will include practical application, as well as exposure to a variety of real life situations. The instructor will have the flexibility with available resources in presenting information to meet the needs of the students. This course meets/ exceeds the state requirement of 2.5 credits in financial literacy.
OCC BUS/TEC 850 INTRO TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
This course provides an overall picture of business operations and a thorough survey of the activities that make up the field of business. Specialized fields within business organizations are analyzed and emphasis is placed on such topics as ownership management, organization, purchasing, marketing, production, personnel, finance, and government regulations. The role of business in modern society is examined such as industry’s societal responsibilities relating to pollution, minorities and ethical practices. Cost: $205 for 3 credits.
OCC BUS/TEC 855 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING
This course provides a comprehensive study of the functions and institutions involved in the flow of goods and services from production to consumption. Topics included are: marketing environment and process, consumer behavior, distribution, industrial users, retailing innovations, wholesaling practices, product planning, selling, advertising, sales promotion, pricing and sports marketing. Cost: $205 for 3 credits.
FINANCE MARKETING &
PRINCIPLES OF MASS MEDIA II
Prerequisite: *Finance, Marketing & Principles of Mass Media I * Department Recommendation
This course is designed for highly motivated students who are interested in creating an individual digital media portfolio including all business aspects of the industry. Projects may
also include developing and producing sport highlight videos, senior videos or other school related videos.
BUS/TEC 870 VIRTUAL BUSINESS
A command of Microsoft Office Suite, Quicken, and mass media editing software will be required. Student teams will be tasked with the following: accounting – payroll, sales transactions, expense and revenue reporting, and end-of-year financial statements; human resources – job descriptions, job evaluations, employee contracts, newsletters, and company policies and procedures; marketing – branding, product line, product mix, promotion, and advertising; and informational technology – website design, eCommerce, product design, catalogue development, and social media. Student understanding will be assessed through the Daily 5, bimonthly and monthly performance appraisals, and a portfolio.