Business Management & Administration

      • Business Management & Administration Programs of Study 
        • Business Management 
        • Office Management 
      • Business Management Courses and Sequencing 
        • 1 credit, open to grades 9 & 10
        • Introduction to Business and Marketing is an introductory course designed to give students an overview of the Business Management and Administration, Marketing, and Finance career clusters. The course helps students prepare for the growing complexities of the business world by examining basic principles of business, marketing, and finance in addition to exploring key aspects of leadership, ethical and social responsibilities, and careers. Students’ academic skills in communications, mathematics, and economics are reinforced with activities modeled in the context of business topics.
        • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Marketing
        • This course is designed to develop students’ effective oral, written, and electronic communication skills. This course cultivates skills in multiple methods of correspondence, including social media, electronic publishing, design, layout, composition, and conferencing.  Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to demonstrate successful styles and methods for professional business communications using the proper tools to deliver effective publications and presentations.  Students will use a variety of computer software and hardware tools currently used within the industry, with an emphasis on design and digital communication features to present information.
        • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Marketing
        • Accounting I is an essential course for students who wish to pursue careers in business and finance, or for those who wish to develop important skill sets related to financial literacy. Whether students aspire to be future business owners or work in finance with other companies, accounting skills are fundamental to success and applicable in many different fields. In this course, proficient Accounting students develop skills to analyze business transactions, journalize, post, and prepare worksheets and financial statements and apply financial analysis to business processes.
        • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Marketing
        • Business Management focuses on the development of the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions required for the production and delivery of goods and services. This applied knowledge course addresses the management role of utilizing the businesses’ resources of employees, equipment, and capital to achieve an organization’s goals. Students will participate in a continuing project throughout the course in which, individually or in teams, they will present recommendations to improve an existing business.
        • Level 1 -C12H26 Introduction to Business and Marketing 
        • Level 2 or 3 -C12H16 Business Communications 
        • Level 2 or 3 -C29H00 Accounting I
        • Level 4 -C12H17 Business Management 
        • Optional Level 4 -C12H44 Statewide Dual Credit Induction to Business 
    • 1 credit, open to grades 11-12
        • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Marketing, Accounting I and/or Accounting I, English I and II
    • Office Management Courses and Sequencing 
      • 1 credit, open to grades 8-12.
      • EPSO: MOS Industry Certification, Local Dual Credit Challenge Exam with Cumberland University 
      • This course is designed to develop computer technology skills and basic proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.  Students will use a variety of computer software and hardware tools, features of an electronic information network, and common software applications.  Students will explore the, historical, social and ethical issues of using computer technology.  The students will develop skills that will assist them with efficient production; accurate production analysis; management of information and design and presentation of a multimedia project.
      • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Marketing or Computer Applications 
      • This course is designed to develop students’ effective oral, written, and electronic communication skills. This course cultivates skills in multiple methods of correspondence, including social media, electronic publishing, design, layout, composition, and conferencing. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to demonstrate successful styles and methods for professional business communications using the proper tools to deliver effective publications and presentations. Students will use a variety of computer software and hardware tools currently used within the industry, with an emphasis on design and digital communication features to present information.
      • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Introduction to Business and Marketing or Computer Applications, and Business Communications 
      • Business Management focuses on the development of the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling functions required for the production and delivery of goods and services. This applied knowledge course addresses the management role of utilizing the businesses’ resources of employees, equipment, and capital to achieve an organization’s goals. Students will participate in a continuing project throughout the course in which, individually or in teams, they will present recommendations to improve an existing business.
      • 1 credit, prerequisite(s): Computer Applications
      • EPSO: MOS Industry Certification 
      • Capstone course provides students with the necessary skills in project-based problem-solving using current technologies and prepares for industry certification in word processing, spreadsheet, and multimedia application using Microsoft Office.
      • Level 1 -C12X00 Computer Applications 
      • Level 2 -C12H16 Business Communications
      • Level 3 -C12H17 Business Management
      • Level 4 -C12H25 Advanced Computer Applications 
    • Business Management Courses for Elective Credit 
      • 1 credit, up to 2 credits per year, open to grades 11 & 12
      • Admission into this class is by application only. A student must have a 90% attendance rate for the semester immediately preceding enrollment in this class. Their place of employment must correlate to their chosen Elective Focus and a significant portion of the hours worked must be during the normal school day.
        Students must be enrolled in a CTE that is related to their job. Students must maintain school attendance of a minimum of 90%, passing grades in all courses, and be able to legally drive to the job site. This course allows students to leave the school campus daily to gain real-world occupational experience.
      • 1/2 credit, open to grades 11 & 12
      • satisfies 1/2 credit of Economics graduation requirement 
      • This course provides an in-depth study of fundamental concepts, free enterprise trading practices, and the various players in the economic system. Topics include the production, marketing, and distribution of goods and services, as well as the roles of financial institutions, the government, and the individual within the free enterprise system. Students will explore various careers related to the economy. International trade and economics have become an integral part of Business Economics.
      • 1/2 credit, open to grades 10, 11, & 12
      • satisfies 1/2 credit of Government graduation requirement
      • The American Business Legal Systems course provides students with an understanding of the legal framework in which American business functions. The students will evaluate the influence of the free enterprise system in a democratic society on daily decisions. Students will analyze the alliance between capitalism and democracy and be better prepared to influence future decisions in the public and private sectors of the United States of America.
      • Level 4- C25H16 Work-Based Learning: Career Practicum (WBL)
      • C12H21 Business Economics or C12H21H Honors Business Economics 
      • C12H20 American Business & Legal Systems or C12H20H Honors American Business & Legal Systems