Business Course List

COURSE: Technology Skills
GRADE LEVELS: Freshman
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2
Technology Skills is a semester course designed to provide all incoming students with an understanding of digital technology and how to apply task specific, relevant technologies to process, manage and communicate information in academic and professional settings. Students will use the Microsoft Office Suite of applications, Google Apps for Education, and creative online tools to develop and enhance skills in document processing, file organization, multimedia presentation, image formatting, internet navigation and research. There is a continuous focus on effective, appropriate use of the internet and social media. Throughout the semester, students engage in real-world activities to responsibly operate in digital space, emphasizing the importance of creating and maintaining a positive and professional digital footprint.

COURSE: Automated Accounting/Business Ethics Honors
GRADE LEVEL(S): Junior, Senior
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2
This course gives an overview of the basic principles of accounting using the computer. It teaches computerized accounting and accounting spreadsheet applications using a hands-on approach. Students will learn realistic accounting transactions for a variety of business applications and general financial statements and spreadsheet and other management information reports. Additionally, students will explore business ethics. Emphasis will be placed on critical thinking in analyzing conflicts and making ethical decisions. Topics include bioethics, entertainment, more development, and cultural diversity. Students are exposed to a variety of primary source documents related to ethics. The ethics is integrated into the Accounting curriculum with a study of how both disciplines affect students’ everyday life.


COURSE: Marketing and Finance Honors
GRADE LEVEL(S): Junior, Senior
PREREQUISITES: None
CREDIT: 1/2
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts & practices, analytical methods of marketing, as well as the role of marketing in business. Students will study the foundations and functions involved in successful marketing of goods, services, and ideas to consumers and businesses. Topics covered include economics, the evolution of 20th century marketing theory and practices, marketing research, marketing strategy, consumer behavior, product planning & development, pricing, advertising, promotion, ethics, self-marketing, and career exploration. Business finance and budgeting will also be explored. Students participate in learning through class discussions, projects, case studies, current event analysis/presentations, and through industry expert guest speakers.