Business

 

All Business courses meet graduation requirement for 21st Century Life and Careers or Career-Technical Education.   Courses with (●) also meet Visual/Performing Arts requirements. Courses with a (+) also meet the Financial, Economic Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy requirements.

 

Accounting I +         

 

Teaches basic principles of accounting, covering accounting cycles, and emphasizing skills necessary to record, classify, interpret and analyze business activities for a service and merchandising business organized as a proprietorship and corporation. Problems, projects, and business simulations are used. Students are introduced to computerized accounting systems. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.

 

Accounting II +      

 

Reviews basic accounting principles and develops advanced topics such as payroll, inventory, uncollectible accounts, depreciation, and accruals. Emphasis on corporate/partnership accounting. Students work on computer applications for spreadsheets and automated accounting. Prerequisite: Accounting I. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.

 

*Accounting III+     

 

Foundation for further study of accounting. Students attain knowledge of more complex and diverse accounting topics such as taxes, analysis of financial statements, career opportunities, cost accounting, spreadsheet applications, and computer accounting systems. Prerequisite: Accounting II. *Offered as RCBC Cap Course. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.

 

*Accounting IV+                                               HON
 

Advanced academic level course. Students complete a variety of projects using Quicken and Peachtree accounting software while focusing on building a strong foundation in advanced accounting concepts. Prerequisite: Accounting III. *Offered as RCBC Cap Course. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.

 

Computer Applications        

 

Recommended for all students. Covers skill development for keyboarding, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, slide presentations, Internet technology, and advanced course study. Special emphasis will be given to practical activities to teach students to research, analyze, and synthesize information.

 

Exploring Computer Applications        

 

Covers skill development for keyboarding, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, slide presentations, and Internet technology. Special emphasis will be given to practical activities to teach students to research, analyze, and synthesize information. Emphasis will be placed on basic skills, small group instruction, and/or individualized attention.

 

Community Based Training                               PR

Designed to expose students with identified disabilities to exploratory, practical work experiences in the community.  This is a cooperative school/work experience. Available through the Child Study Team.

 

Cooperative Education+                

 

Cooperative Business Education (CBE), Cooperative Marketing Education (CME), or Cooperative Work Experience (CWE).  Designed for the student who wants to work part-time in a business environment during the school year.  Cooperative Education provides a background for either attending college or obtaining full-time employment following graduation from high school.  Students learn marketable skills related to their career objective -- emphasizing business etiquette, computer technology, and personal development. Students will participate in class discussions, small group learning, research, and on-the-job training. 15 academic credits will be granted for completing the related class and the paid work experience component. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.

 

Employment Strategies            

 

Designed to prepare students with the skills for success in developing an appropriate post-high school plan. Areas of concentration include career research, application process, communication/interview skills, social skills, financial literacy, career related technology skills and job shadowing. The student will be able to use personal and interpersonal skills during real life role playing scenarios. This course is highly recommended for those students considering taking cooperative education in their senior year.

 

*Entrepreneurship+                                            

Intended for students planning to enter college in business fields, such as accounting, business administration or management. Teaches factors that a new business owner must consider, such as demographics, legal requirements, financial considerations, and operational functions. Participants develop their own business plans and are eligible to be members of DECA (an association of marketing students). This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.  *Offered as RCBC Cap Course if taken in addition to Introduction to Business.

 

Exploring Computer Applications   

 

Covers skill development for keyboarding, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, slide presentations, and Internet technology. Special emphasis will be given to practical activities to teach students to research, analyze, and synthesize information. Emphasis will be placed on basic skills, small group instruction, and/or individualized attention. This course is currently under revision. Upon Board approval the description of the course will be modified to align with the revised curriculum and current New Jersey Core and Common Core Standards.

 

*Graphic Presentations             

 

Teaches basic design concepts and applies these strategies to real-world projects using a variety of industry standard software packages. Students will create presentation documents such as letterheads, logos, invitations, flyers, brochures, advertisements, etc. Students will also learn to use a digital camera and scanner. *Offered as RCBC Cap Course.

 

Exploring Graphic Presentations                     

Teaches basic design concepts and applies these strategies to real-world projects using a variety of industry standard software packages. Students will create presentation documents such as letterheads, logos, invitations, flyers, brochures, advertisements, etc. Students will also learn to use a digital camera and scanner. Emphasis will be placed on basic skills, small group instruction, and/or individualized attention.

 

*Introduction to Business+           

 

Explores various topics in the business world. Specific areas of study include economic systems, management, marketing, advertising, banking and credit, ethics, international business, and career exploration. Develops computer literacy, consumer, and communication skills. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.   *Offered as RCBC Cap Course if taken in addition to Entrepreneurship. 

 

Exploring Introduction to Business

 

Explores various topics in the business world. Specific areas of study include economic systems, management, marketing, advertising, banking and credit, ethics, international business, and career exploration. Develops computer literacy, consumer, and communication skills. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement. Emphasis will be placed on basic skills, small group instruction, and/or individualized attention. 

Keyboarding/Computer Applications                                          PR

Includes basic keyboarding and word processing skills as well as databases and spreadsheets. Desktop publishing, PowerPoint presentations, Internet technology and safety are course topics. Available through the Child Study Team.

Personal Finance+

 

Students develop a sound basis for personal financial literacy in this year-long course. Students learn wages, benefits, employment-protection legislation, and how to read a paycheck. They learn to manage, utilize, and reconcile checking and savings accounts, including electronic banking. Personal decision-making regarding career, credit, transportation, housing, investment, and risk management choices will be covered. Additional resources utilized will include guest speakers, personal finance software, on-line games, programs, etc. This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.

Prevocational Skills                                                                         PR

Designed to prepare students for employment in the community. Units within the course include career exploration, vocational skills, ability assessments, job-finding skills, social and employability skills, and money management. Students will participate in job sampling in the classroom and/or school building. Available through the Child Study Team

Retail Careers (Cherokee/Lenape)                                                PR

Transfer of skills from the school store setting to a real life setting is a major goal. As "employees" of the Lenape or Cherokee school stores, students develop skills in cash register operation, accurate money exchange, stocking shelves, facing merchandise, monitoring inventory, shrinkage control, and customer service. Available through Child Study Team. 

*Sales and Marketing+

Introduces the broad field of sales and marketing providing students with basic information to develop interest in this career area. Students learn, through small groups, projects and research, the basics of marketing, selling, and advertising. They also may participate in the operation of the school store and in DECA (an association for marketing students). This course fulfills the Financial Literacy graduation requirement.  *Offered as RCBC Cap Course. 

Sports, Entertainment, and Hospitality Marketing                                       

The sports, entertainment, and hospitality industries represent one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. economy. This specialized course offers students the opportunity to learn advanced concepts of marketing and management in the sports, entertainment and hospitality industries. Focus is on the study of marketing as it relates to event management, sponsorship, promotion, strategic planning, endorsements, marketing plans, hotel/restaurant/convention planning, and legal and ethical issues. Students are given the opportunity to participate in DECA (an association for marketing students).

Study Skills and Career Awareness                                  

Addresses the life skills needed for success in high school, college and career. Areas of concentration include time-management, organization, study habits, note taking, test taking, learning styles and critical thinking skills. Students explore how diversity, attitude, listening, ethics and communication are integral parts of the workplace needed for a fulfilling career. Career research, employment documents, interviewing techniques and SAT vocabulary practiced. Internet resources and guest speakers are an essential part of this course.

Web Design                                                    

Introduces web design as a communication and research/reference tool. Covers introduction to web design, essential terms and technologies, issues and policies, key reference sites, and design development of HTML. Enables students to author and edit Web Pages; to create image files using scanner and digital camera; and to create audio files and presentations. 

*Animation & Interactive Web Design               

Students will use industry standard software to create and design professional websites and animated movies. Students will design various websites, create animated banners, animated storybooks, and implement image editing and interactive media.  Students should have basic computer knowledge.  *Offered as BCC Cap Course.


 

Last Modified on January 28, 2016
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