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Digital Literacy
Grade: 9-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1

Students will use a computer and application software including word processing, presentation, database, spreadsheets, internet, and email to prepare elementary documents and reports.

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Office Administration
Grade: 9-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1

This course is designed to provide students an advanced-level of experiences. While using high levels of technology learned in previous classes, students will be taught fundamental business procedures. A heavy emphasis will be placed on employability skills. Students will be regularly using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, desktop publishing, and email software at an advanced level.

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Microsoft Office
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1

This course is an extension of Computer and Technology. Students will have the opportunity to increase their computer skills. Advanced functions and integration of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint will be taught. Students will work toward Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in one or more of the Microsoft areas. In addition, students will utilize Internet access to complete various projects. Leadership development will be provided through FBLA.

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Business Co-op
Grade: 12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1

Cooperative Education for CTE courses provide supervised work site experience related to the student’s identified career pathway. A student must be enrolled in an approved capstone course during the same school year that the co-op experience is completed. Students who participate receive a salary for these experiences, in accordance with local, state and federal minimum wage requirements according to the Work Based Learning Guide.
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Leadership Dynamics
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 3
Prerequisite: One Office Technology Course
Comments: Teacher recommendation required

This course is designed to assist students with developing skills needed to be successful leaders and responsible members of society. The student will develop personal attributes and social skills. Emphasis will be placed on interpersonal skills, team building, communication, personal development and leadership. This course will include opportunities for students to apply their knowledge. Leadership development will be enhanced through FBLA.

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Multimedia Publishing
Grade: 11-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1
Prerequisite: Digital Literacy

This hands-on course applies publishing and presentation concepts through the development of sophisticated business documents and projects. These documents include, but are not limited to, tri-fold brochures, manuscripts, reports, bi-fold programs, catalogs, newsletters, flyers, business forms, graphs, web pages, and on-screen presentations. Formatting, editing, page layout, and design concepts are taught. Students will develop communication skills, problem-solving techniques, cooperative learning, and interpersonal skills.

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Advanced Multimedia Publishing
Grade: 11-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1
Prerequisite: Multimedia Publishing

This hands-on course applies advanced web design, publishing, and presentation concepts through the development of sophisticated documents and projects which includes, but is not limited to: web sites, video editing and production. The course is designed around the learning goals of the students and is project-based. Students will complete advanced projects agreed upon with the instructor utilizing hardware and software available. Formatting, editing, layout, and design concepts are reviewed and reinforced. Distribution ready publication standards are applied to all projects. Students will develop communication skills, problem-solving techniques, cooperative learning, and interpersonal skills.

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Website Design
Grade: 9-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1
Prerequisite: Digital Literacy or Equivilant

Students analyze the structure of the worldwide web, apply basic principles of web documents including HTML and CSS, and develop multi-media web pages. Course content will include the understanding of hypertext and web structures and the use of the Adobe Dreamweaver software.

Accounting & Finance


Accounting
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1

This course will provide an introduction to both areas of accounting and finance. Topics will include banking, credit, accounting specific career exploration. The accounting principles taught in this course are based on a double-entry system and include preparing bank reconciliations, payroll taxes, and financial statements.

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Financial Accounting
Grade: 12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1
Prerequisite: Accounting and Finance Foundations

The accounting principles taught in this course include an in-depth study of accounting principles, procedures, and techniques used in keeping financial records. There is an emphasis on automated accounting. Topics include a more analytical approach to accounting.

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Financial Literacy
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1

(Personal Finance). This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to manage their personal finances effectively for lifetime financial security. Some of the topics include writing a check, completing a deposit ticket, reconciling a bank statement, budgeting, credit, consumer rights, investments and retirement planning.

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Financial Services I
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1
Comments: Teacher recommendation required.

(Bank of The Tribe). This course is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the financial institution field. It involves operation of a student ran bank in cooperation with Whitaker Bank, which provides application of banking and financial procedures and concepts.

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Financial Services II
Grade: 10-12 Credit: 1 MaxCred: 1
Sugessted Prerequisites: Financial Services I

Financial Services II is a continuation of Financial Services I, providing opportunities to enhance students’ employment portfolio. Students continue to learn and practice financial activities associated with the operation of a bank and other finance-related institutions in addition to assuming management and supervisory responsibilities, including training “new employees.”

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