Computer Keyboarding (1
semester) Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
This course is designed for beginning
typists only. The main focus is to develop proficiency in the fluent
manipulation of the keyboard by "touch" so that the student can
use the computer keyboard and its associated word processing software
as a communication tool for personal, scholastic, and business use.
In addition, this course introduces the student to the proper formatting
for personal and business communications. File management is an inherently
integral part of all these processes and students are instructed in
managing files and folders. Fundamentals of using spreadsheet and
database software are introduced.
The Computer Keyboarding course meets the COMPUTERS requirement for
Accounting (2 semesters) Grades
11 and 12
This course will give students a thorough background in the basic
accounting procedures needed to operate a business. The accounting
procedures presented serve as a sound background for employment in
office jobs and preparation for studying business courses in college.
A complete accounting cycle is covered for a service business organized
as a sole proprietorship and a merchandising business organized as
a partnership and a corporation. (College Prep) Fulfills G requirements.
Economics (1 semester) Grade 12
The economics course provides students with the opportunity to learn
about the American free enterprise system and explore their roles
as citizens, producers and consumers. Key economic concepts, including
supply and demand, inflation, unemployment, recession, depression,
money and GDP are studied. Application of the concepts taught is integral
to this course and is demonstrated in areas of personal finance/investment
and entrepreneurship. Fulfills G requirement