Business Education and Information Technology courses fit under the Applied Design, Skills and Technologies curriculum.
This course is designed for students who desire an introduction to accounting. It is recommended for students who are planning to pursue business or commerce studies. Accounting is also a great course for students who simply have an interest in managing their finances well. It covers the basic accounting cycle, recording transactions, adjusting and preparing financial statements. Students will complete exercises that are similar to processes of accounting for small business.
Information Technology 11
In this course students learn more advanced features of graphics rendering, animation, programming, web site development, and video editing. This course will cover advanced topics in digital media development and computer programming.
This is an introductory activity-based course in the basic concepts of marketing. Topics covered include: marketing strategies, public relations, distribution, advertising, ad design, consumer motivation, credit, selling techniques, and the “psychology of selling”. This practical course is applicable to many careers. Students will learn about productivity and motivating employees. The units covered include how to start a retail business and how to use advertising and salesmanship to the best advantage.
Keyboarding 11 and 12
Word processing is for everyone. It is strongly recommended that every student acquire keyboarding skills by completing this course. The course is divided into three areas: 1) touch typing with a goal of 30 words per minute; 2) fundamental formatting skills for business and academic applications such as letters and essays; and 3) application of the above two skills while learning to operate the Apple computer in a networked lab setting. A solid foundation in keyboarding and computer skills will be a great asset for future courses.
This course is a continuation of Accounting 11 for students who wish to further their knowledge of financial procedures. It is recommended for students who have completed Accounting 11 and are plannng to pursue business or commerce studies. It covers accounting for merchandising businesses, inventory, internal control and payroll. Students will also learn a computerized program for accounting.