Accounting - 1 semester - .5 credit
Accounting is used in both personal finances and the operation of a business. This course is designed to provide students with an introduction of the principles, practices and procedures of accounting. The accounting procedures presented will prepare students to manage their personal finances and gain accounting skills for both employment and college. All students, regardless of their career choice, can benefit from accounting instruction since it is an integral part of everyday life.
Entrepreneurship - 1 semester - .5 credit
Entrepreneurship is a specialized business course designed to provide students the skills needed to effectively organize, develop, create and manage their own business. Students will develop a condensed business plan for a business of their choice and present it to their peers. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the "Entreprenership Challenge" hosted by Bloomsburg University. This event is similar to the hit show "Shark Tank".
Multimedia Marketing - 1 semester - .5 credit
When you think about marketing today and what it’s all about, it's about being able to communicate mass marketing messages to a consumer’s device of choice. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest are all avenues for marketers to attract today’s youth. You will learn the basic functions of marketing and how these functions are applied to the latest trends in technology.
Business and Personal Law - 1 semester - .5 credit
Business and Personal Law takes a real-world approach to law as it relates to the life of a teenager in the 21st century. Using real and fictional case studies students will dissect evidence, discover motive and formulate findings based on classroom readings, discussions and role-plays. Within each case study students will learn basic law concepts including civil/criminal law, tort law, contracts, consumer rights and cyberlaw.
Financial Management - 1 semester - .5 credit
Do you want to learn how to earn more money, spend it thoughtfully, and save and invest it well? This course will inform students how individual choices directly influence occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real world topics covered will include income, money management, spending and credit, as well as saving and investing. Unique topics include paying for college, buying a car, protecting your identity and staying out of debt.