Business Course Offerings
Monday, 19 March 2012 18:00

Computer Applications I

This course is designed to develop skills using software applications which include spreadsheets and databases.  More advanced exercises in word processing and presentations are also included. Students will design worksheets using formulas and functions; graphs and charts will be created from collected data; and reports will be printed from database files.  Skills will include linking files, creating reports using multiple applications, and sharing data in different applications.

Computer Applications II

This one-semester course is an elective offered to upperclassmen who have previously taken Computer Applications I.  It includes work in databases, computer systems, and other related computer concepts.  More advanced work in spreadsheets, web page designing, and the Internet is also included. Students who complete this course will be advanced users of the microcomputer.

Digital Graphics and Animation

In this course, students will use digital content, such as images or video to create multimedia projects.  Both two-dimensional and three dimensional animation will be addressed, as well as topics such as lighting, texturing, motion control systems, etc.  The media used within these productions will be developed, manipulated, and edited by the students and convey content-rich information.  Final products should reflect use of multimedia elements, knowledge of design theory, and competency with productivity.

Accounting I

The accounting course is designed to develop in each student an understanding of the basic principles, concepts, and procedures of accounting (business finances), and to establish an understanding of how the basic principles of financing can be adapted to personal use.

Accounting II

Emphasis is placed on strengthening the student’s accounting knowledge and on broadening her knowledge of the automated accounting process.  This course also develops habits of accuracy, independent thinking, neatness, legibility, promptness, and thoroughness.

Business Law

Basic principles and concepts of our nation’s laws are taught to enable the students with the ability to recognize legal problems in situations of everyday living.  Emphasis is placed on skills in critical thinking that are reinforced in the course in conjunction with oral and written communication skills.

Economics

This one semester course is an elective which introduces basic economic concepts of supply and demand, banking and monetary policies, taxes and personal financial planning.  These concepts will help the students make reasoned judgments in our changing and complex world. With this economic knowledge and these decision-making skills, students will be ready to live and work productively in the 21st century.

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