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CTE Program Banners 2021_Academy of Business and Finance

Academy of Finance Instructor

Noel Benadom

Highland High School
CTE

Nicholas Sorrell

Highland High School
CTS

Academy of Business and Finance Pathway

Academy of Business & Finance Pathway

Academy of Business and Finance Courses

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30501 Business Computer Applications I - 1 Trimester – CHS/HHS/NHHS/PHS 9 10 11 12

Prerequisite:  Keyboarding I (Middle School) or Keyboarding Applications

Students are introduced to the use of industry standard computer applications used for solving business problems. Microsoft Office Suite is used to format and produce documents. The use of graphics, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentation applications and the ethical use of the internet are covered in this course. This class is designed for students who plan to attend college and wish to earn concurrent enrollment credits through ISU.  Specialist exams in MS Word and PowerPoint.  BT 0310

  • Business
  • Computer Apps
  • CTE
  • Digital Communications
  • Finance
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30422 Interactive Media: Graphics I - 1 Trimester – CHS/HHS/PHS 9 10 11 12

Prerequisite for Digital Communications Pathway: Business Computer Applications I

Prerequisite for Academy of Business & Finance: Business Computer Applications I

This course is designed to allow students to develop skills in formatting and editing raw visual layouts and illustrations using appropriate print, 3D, and animation software.  Skills to be acquired include mapping, lighting, camera techniques, animation planning and storyboard development.  Emphasis is placed on preparing materials to web/print industry standards.  BE 0317

  • Business
  • CTE
  • Digital Communications
  • Finance
  • Graphics
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30511 Business Computer Applications II - 1 Trimester – CHS/HHS/NHHS/PHS 10 11 12

Prerequisite for Academy of Business & Finance: Business Computer Applications I

A course designed to build on the skills and knowledge established in Business Computer Applications I. Information and data management, retrieval, merging, and presentation represent the framework of the course. Students will learn how to use word processing, spreadsheet and database skills on practical, real-life projects. Students will also learn how to use publication software to design flyers, brochures, business cards, etc. Students will learn to create a basic website page including inserting graphics, video, and music. By the end of this course, students will be ready to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exams in Excel and Publisher.  BE 0320

  • Business
  • Computer Apps
  • CTE
  • Finance
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30021 Accounting I - 1 Trimester – HHS (DC) 10 11 12

Prerequisite for Business Accounting Pathway: Business Computer Applications I

Prerequisite for Academy of Business & Finance: Business Computer Applications I

Students will be introduced to basic Accounting terminology and principles. Students will learn to analyze business transactions and prepare financial reports. This trimester focuses on what it takes to own and operate your own business.  A business simulation will also be completed for deeper understanding.  BE 0410

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • CTE
  • Finance
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30101 Business Law and Ethics - 1 Trimester –CHS/HHS/NHHS 9 10 11 12
Prerequisite for Business Accounting Pathway: Business Computer Applications I
Prerequisite for Business Ownership/Management Pathway: Business Computer Applications I
Prerequisite for Academy of Business & Finance: Business Computer Applications I
This is a great elective course for students interested in any area of business or seeking a career in law. Students will be using computers to research laws, court cases, and to complete legal briefs. Curriculum includes civil and criminal law, the US court system, contract law, property law, marriage, divorce, and estate law. The class will offer opportunities to visit the Bannock County Courthouse to observe court proceedings and to learn about careers in law. A mock trial will conducted as part of the class curriculum. This class can be taken for dual credit through Eastern Idaho Technical College. BE 0151

  • Business
  • CTE
  • Finance
  • Law and Ethics
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30791 * Business Ownership/Entrepreneurship - 1 Trimester – HHS/NHHS 11 12
Prerequisite for Business Ownership/Management Pathway: Business Computer Applications I, Business Law and Ethics, Personal Business Finance, Accounting I
Prerequisite for Academy of Business & Finance: Business Computer Applications I & II, Interactive Media Graphics I, Accounting I, Business Law & Ethics
Entrepreneurship: owning and operating your own business. Students will develop a business plan during the trimester that will cover the management, marketing, financial, and economic issues associated with becoming a successful business owner. This end of program course allows students to use their business knowledge to develop a plan and possibly establish a successful small business in the community. Students who complete this program of study will be required to take a technical skill assessment. BE 0600

  • Business
  • CTE
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance