This semester course is designed as a general introduction to the areas of marketing, finance, entrepreneurship and business management.  The course is designed to find student interest in a specific area of business and help direct them to which business courses to take in high school.
This course will introduce students to marketing concepts and how to apply them to personal, business, and career ventures. This class will examine concepts such as personal marketing, client/business awareness, branding, target marketing, product specification, and customer retention. Students will also explore different marketing mediums and strategies, such as print, video, social media, search engine marketing, mobile marketing, and experiential marketing.

Personal Finance is a course designed to help students understand the impact of individual choices on occupational goals and future earnings potential.  It presents essential knowledge and skill to make informed decisions about real world financial issues. Units of study include income, money management, spending and credit as well as savings and investing.  Students will design personal and household budgets, simulate use of checking and savings accounts, demonstrate knowledge in finance, debt and credit management, and evaluate and understand insurance, taxes and retirement planning.  This course will provide a foundation for making informed personal financial decisions.

This course is designed to help students develop skills and gain an understanding of the processes involved in web page design and the development of online content. Students will plan and create web pages using the latest design programs such as Wix, Weebly, and Squarespace. In addition to learning design and web page development, students will learn about digital literacy, evaluating online resources, and about various career opportunities that utilize these skills. Students may apply the concepts learned in this course to develop web pages for themselves, their community, or outside clients.

This course is designed to study marketing principles and concepts and apply them in the sports and entertainment industry. Instructional areas will include: An orientation to the sports and entertainment industry, event execution, career opportunities, decision making, event marketing, advertising and promotion. Classroom instruction will be reinforced using guest speakers, case studies, field trip experiences, current periodicals, real-life group scenarios, projects and discussions.


Accounting I teaches the concepts of the accounting cycle for a service business. This one semester course will look at the structure of basic business organizations.  The students will learn how accounting practices are used to gather information necessary to report profits and losses. They will also become aware of how these concepts can be applied to their own personal finances.

Accounting I teaches the concepts of the accounting cycle for a merchandise business run as a partnership. This one semester course will look at the structure of basic business partnership.  The students will learn how accounting practices are used to gather information necessary to report profits and losses.