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Business Education
Personal Finance BF052X0
This course prepares students to understand economic activities and challenges of individuals and families, the role of lifestyle goals in education and career choices, procedures in a successful job search, financial forms used in independent living, and shopping options and practices for meeting consumer needs. The course also prepares students to understand consumer rights, responsibilities, and information, protect personal and family resources, and apply procedures for managing personal finances.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Publisher BM102X0
Students in Microsoft IT Academies benefit from world-class Microsoft curriculum and software tools to tackle real-world challenges in the classroom environment. In the first part, students will learn to use the newest version of Microsoft Word interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, customize, share and create complex documents, and publish them. In the second part, students will learn to use the newest version of Microsoft PowerPoint interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, customize, and deliver presentations. In the last part, students will learn to use the basic features of the newest version of Publisher to create, customize, and publish a publication. This course can help prepare students for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Word and/or PowerPoint.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Hospitality and Tourism MH422X0A
In this course, students are introduced to the industry of travel, tourism, and recreational marketing. Students acquire knowledge and skills on the impact of tourism, marketing strategies of the major hospitality and tourism segments, destinations, and customer relations. Emphasis is on career development, customer relations, economics, hospitality and tourism, travel destinations, and tourism promotion.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Multimedia and Webpage Design BD102X0
In this course students will understand design elements and digital communication products. Students will learn concepts on digital image design, time based media, and fundamentals of web design. Students will understand the fundamentals of HTML5, CSS and the concepts of responsive web design. Students will also utilize the tools of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Aftereffects as well as many more tools that are discovered throughout the course.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Computer Programming I BP102X0
This course is designed to introduce the concepts of programming, application development, and writing software solutions in the Visual Studio environment. Emphasis is placed on the software development process, principles of user interface design, and the writing of a complete Visual Basic Program includuing obtaining and validating user input, logical decision making and processing, graphics, and useful output. Mathematics is reinforced.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
Entrepreneurship 1 ME112X0
In this course students evaluate the concepts of going into business for themselves and working for or operating a small business. Emphasis is on the exploration of feasible ideas of products/services, research procedures, business financing, marketing strategies, and access to resources for starting a small business. Students develop components of a business plan and evaluate startup requirements. English language arts and social studies are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, services learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: BF052X0 - Personal Finance