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Business & Office Technology Funded Courses

14012 Accounting III
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Level: 10-12
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Content: This course is designed to help the student acquire a more thorough, in-depth knowledge of accounting procedures and techniques utilized in solving business problems and making financial decisions. Students will develop skills in analyzing and interpreting information common to partnerships and corporate forms of organization, preparing formal statements and supporting schedules, and using inventory and budgetary control systems. Computer applications should be integrated in each appropriate instructional unit.
14013 Accounting IV
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Level: 10-12
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Content: With the background of the accounting cycle, students will analyze and interpret financial information using computers and accounting software. Emphasis will be placed on decision-making in preparation for entry-level accounting positions.
14022 Web Design
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/2 or 1
Content: Introduces students to a variety of ways to create and maintain web pages. The students will focus on the overall production processes with particular emphasis on design elements involving layout, navigation, and interactivity. The basics of web design programming languages and web design software can be taught. Careers in web design are explored and students are provided with opportunities to increase their communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills.
14025 Spreadsheets
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/4 or 1/2
Content: Students will use the operating system of a microcomputer to analyze business trends and solve problems using spreadsheet software. This course will develop skills in designing worksheets, writing formulas, analyzing data, charting data, and managing data.
14026 Database
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/4 or 1/2
Content: Students will use the operating system to a microcomputer to organize and automate file handling. Students will use database software to solve business problems, analyze business trends, and solve problems.
14028 Telecommunications
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/2 or 1
Content: Provide practice and understanding of using a personal computer and appropriate software to access and utilize electronic telecommunication equipment in a business environment. Students will learn to conduct research and access electronic databases through the Internet. Students will also access information stored electronically in remote sites to conduct business projects and activities.
14029 Electronic Presentations
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/4 or 1/2
Content: Students will learn to use a personal computer and appropriate software to create colorful and effective business presentations.
14079 Business Technology and Procedures
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Level: 10-12
Credit: 1/2 or 1
Content: To introduce students to office skills and occupations. Covers general office skills and procedures, attitudes and work habits; dress and grooming; job application skills; office telephone techniques; information processing; keyboarding applications, operating all types of common office machines; calculating, filing, sorting, checking, and recording data.
14096 Word Processing
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/4, 1/2, or 1
Content: Students will develop improved productivity with more efficient, timesaving ways of producing documents using electronic word processing equipment. The course continues instruction and practice in document composition, formatting, proofreading, and editing skills.
14098 Desktop Publishing
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/4, 1/2, or 1
Content: The process of creating a document that looks like a professionally designed and printed document. Includes sizing and inserting photos, graphics, and line drawings to the text copy. Instruction will be provided to create an original layout for a newsletter, catalog, brochure, and other materials that utilize different types of print.
14099 Multimedia
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/2 or 1
Content: Students will use digital images and videos to create meaningful documentation and production. Students will utilize software to create images, logos, backgrounds, and navigation tools for digital display in multimedia and Internet applications. Studetns will learn image-editing, animations, file compression, digital audio/video editing, and planning for multimedia applications.
14111 Entrepreneurship
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Level: 9-12
Credit: 1/2
Content: To provide students with an introduction to entrepreneurship business opportunities and requirements as well as related career information and self-assessment opportunities. Covers entrepreneurship importance and concepts, characteristics of different types of business organizations and opportunities, entrepreneurial career examples, individual career assessment and planning, and entrepreneurial projects and simulations.
14999 Cooperative Work Experience
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Level: 11-12
Credit: 1/2, 1 or 2
Content: Provides students with a regularly scheduled, supervised employment opportunity related to Business and Office Technology in order to develop and improve work skills. The employment must be preceded by, or concurrent with, classroom instruction related to the work experience, consistent with the student's occupational goals, and related to the Business and Office Technology program area. There shall be a training agreement among all partners to the work experience (school, employer, student, and parents/guardians) outlining the expectations of each party. The instructor shall also develop a specific training plan with the employer for each student placed. The training plan shall include provision for assessment of student progress and for on-site visits by the instructor during the student's placement. Students may be paid a wage by the employer.

 

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