Business Technology Department

 

General Philosophy

The Business Department strives to prepare the student body with the skills and knowledge to become a productive member of the business world. Fundamental to the accomplishment of this major objective, is the inclusion of the following goals:

  • Develop basic skills
  • Prepare students for business employment
  • Provide preparatory training for post secondary education
  • Provide the opportunity for computer literacy and proficiency
  • Prepare students to be informed consumers/citizens with knowledge of and appreciation for our free enterprise system,
  • Promote business as a career and create an awareness of and appreciation for business real life experiences

Standards:

  • National Business Education Standards  http://www.nbea.org
  • National Education Technology (ISTE) Standards  http://www.iste.org
  1. Creativity and Innovations
  2. Communication and Collaboration
  3. Research and Information Fluency
  4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
  5. Digital Citizenship
  6. Technology Operations and Concepts

Curriculum in the business department places strong emphasis on teaching students business and technology applications. The curriculum offers a mix of integrated business application, multiple strategies, technology integration, and the skills needed to compete in a global economy.

Career Possibilities:

Business courses allow students to obtain marketable skills, which in turn lay a foundation for positions in the business field immediately after high school graduation. Additionally, these courses provide a strong foundation for more rigorous study of business concepts and principles in college. When a student thinks of a business career, he/she may plan to be an accountant, legal/medical/technical/executive administrator, web designer, hotel manager, entrepreneur, business manager, lawyer, financial adviser, or in any career in the business/global world.

Business Department Faculty:

Charlie Bowers
Debra Buckley
Beth Horwitz
Tim Lane

Course Listing

Accounting I- Full Year Class

Accounting II – Full Year Class

Accounting III- Full Year Class

AP Economics

Business Law-Full Year Class

Business Management- Full Year Class

Entrepreneurship-Full Year Class

Hospitality and Tourism Management –Semester Course

International Business-Semester Course

Multimedia/Web Design I – Semester Class

Oral Communications-Semester Class

Personal Finance Semester Course

Social Media Connections-Semester Class

Stocks, Bonds and How to Invest Semester Class

Web and Mobile App Development-Semester Class