• Business Pathway

    Course Descriptions

    Credential Opportunity: Microsoft Office Products

    12053G1000 Entrepreneurship (1 Credit)

    This course is designed to provide students with the skills needed to effectively organize, develop, create, and manage a business. This course includes business management and entrepreneurship, communication and interpersonal skills, economics, and professional development foundations. Instructional strategies may include the development of a business plan, a school-based enterprise, computer and technology applications, real and simulated occupational experiences, or projects related to business ownership.

     

    10005G1001 Business Software Applications I (1 Credit)

    Emphasizes the skills required to create, edit, and publish industry-appropriate documents. Areas of instruction include the integration of word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software as well as the use of emerging technologies. Competencies for the co-curricular student organizations, DECA and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA-PBL), are also embedded in this course. Students will have the opportunity to gain industry-recognized credentials to document basic computer skills needed for future education or employment.

     

    10005G1002 Business Software Applications II (1 Credit)

    Focuses on advanced word processing and spreadsheet and database management skills using current and emerging integrated technology. These skills include a variety of input technologies in the production of professional quality business documents and reports. Performance and production skills for the co-curricular student organizations, DECA and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA-PBL), are embedded in this course. Students will also have the opportunity to gain industry-recognized credentials to document advanced computer skills needed for future education or employment plans.

     

    12166G1002 Customer Services and Sales (1 Credit)

    This course is designed to provide instruction on basic principles of customer service and selling. This course focuses on the identification and classification of customer services, technology literacy issues related to customer service, and the human relations, leadership, organizational, and communication skills necessary for success in customer service. In addition, this course offers instruction related to selling and sales, including professional sales, sales presentations, types of compensation, and characteristics and traits associated with successful selling.

     

    Students interested in Work-Based Learning (CO-OP) please see the Work-Based Learning Section.