Do you ever wonder what business is all about? This semester course is designed as a general introduction to the business world. Studies include personal finance, accounting, marketing, and the study of small business.  The course is designed to help students learn about the different areas of business and help direct them to which business courses to take in high school.
Can your ideas lead to a profitable business? Will power and hard work are not enough to guarantee your success as a small business owner. This project based course will introduce you to the world of entrepreneurship and help you determine if owning a business is right for you. In this class, students will gain real-world experience by developing products, creating marketing materials, and practicing sales techniques within GHS.

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.

Worried about life after graduation? This business course is designed to help you learn digital communication and technology skills that are essential for professional success. Through hands-on practice, you will learn touch typing, email drafting, word processing, spreadsheet creation, and presentation design. You will be able to apply course concepts to all other areas of school and life.

Interested in bringing people together? If so, this is the class for you! This project based course will introduce you to marketing and promotional principles used within the sports and entertainment industry. Students will gain real-world experience by applying concepts learned to actual sports and entertainment events within GHS. Instructional areas will include: An orientation to the sports and entertainment industry, event execution, career opportunities, decision making, event marketing, advertising and promotion.


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.