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This pathway is for scholars who want to be a boss! Scholars learn the early skills needed to start a business, be a successful manager, marketer or administrator while in high school.  

Accounting I

Grade Placement: 10–12 Credit: 1 
Prerequisites: None. 
Recommended Prerequisites: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance  

In Accounting I, students will investigate the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students will reflect on this knowledge as they engage in the process of recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing, and communicating accounting information. Students will formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. Accounting includes such activities as bookkeeping, systems design, analysis, and interpretation of accounting information. 

Accounting II

Grade Placement: 11–12 Credit: 1 
Prerequisites: Accounting I

In Accounting II, students will continue the investigation of the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students will reflect on this knowledge as they engage in various managerial, financial, and operational accounting activities. Students will formulate, interpret, and communicate financial information for use in management decision making. Students will use equations, graphical representations, accounting tools, spreadsheet software, and accounting systems in real-world situations to maintain, monitor, control, and plan the use of financial resources.

Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance 

Grade: 9–11/Credit: 1              
Prerequisite: None 

In Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings in business, marketing, and finance. 

Business Law 

Grade Placement: 11–12/Credit: 1 
Prerequisite: None 

Business Law is designed for students to analyze various aspects of the legal environment, including ethics, the judicial system, contracts, personal property, sales, negotiable instruments, agency and employment, business organization, risk management, and real property. 

 

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Business Information Management l 

Grade: 9–12/Credit: 1              
Prerequisite: None 

In Business Information Management I, students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software. 

Business Information Management ll 

Grade: 10–12/Credit: 1  
Prerequisite: Business Information Management l 

In Business Information Management II, students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software. 

Global Business 

Grade: 10–12/Credit: .5              
Prerequisite: None 

Global Business is designed for students to analyze global trade theories, international monetary systems, trade policies, politics, and laws relating to global business as well as cultural issues, logistics, and international human resource management. 

Human Resources Management 

Grade: 11–12/Credit: .5               
Prerequisite: None 

Human Resources Management is designed to familiarize students with the concepts related to human resource management, including legal requirements, recruitment, and employee selection methods, and employee development and evaluation. Students will become familiar with compensation and benefits programs as well as workplace safety, employee-management relations, and the impact of global events on human resources management. 

Practicum in Business Management

Grade: 11–12/Credits: 2               
Prerequisite: None 

Practicum in Business Management is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and to make a successful transition to the workforce or postsecondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies. Students develop a foundation in the economic, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the business environment. Students incorporate a broad base of knowledge that includes the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of business to make appropriate business decisions.