Principles of Business Technology

This course increases technology literacy while exposing students to a wealth of contemporary software used in the professional business environment. Students will begin by learning digital file management and an overview of the Microsoft Office Suite. Next, students will segue into emerging, relevant applications that will prepare them for the business world of tomorrow. Though the curriculum will change each semester, potential software includes FileMaker, WorkFlowy Sway, Skype, Google Suite, LinkedIn, and other programs that prepare students for a diverse professional environment.

  • Grade: 9 -12

  • One Semester (1/2 credit)

  • Prerequisite: None


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Introduction to Business

This course addresses practical usage of the economic process. The student connect this process to the development of an economic system with emphasis on private enterprise. The student will research consumer issues, determine financial implications for the individual, analyze employment trends, study career opportunities, formulate a career plan, engage in the employment process, and explain the role of technology in business settings.

  • Grade: 10-12

  • One Semester (1/2 credit)

  • Prerequisite: Algebra I

  • Note: While Introduction to Business is a logical next step from Principles of Business Technology, this is an elective course and does not satisfy a technology credit.


Personal Finance

This course explores the theories and techniques of man- aging personal income. It provides students with tools and knowledge for short- and long-term financial success. Topics include financial planning, budgeting, building and maintaining good credit, retirement and estate planning, and creating an investment portfolio.

  • Grade: 10-12

  • One Semester (1/2 credit)

  • Prerequisite: Currently enrolled in, or have taken, Algebra I

  • Note: While I is a logical next step from Principles of Business Technology, this is an elective course and does not satisfy a technology credit.