Skip To Main Content

Find it fast

Idaho Business Professionals of America logo

Courses are offered based on demand, teacher availability and certification.
Business students are encouraged to join Business Professionals of America (BPA).

Business Technology Instructors

Christy Taylor

New Horizon High School
CTE

Michael Taylor

New Horizon High School, Pocatello High School
CTE

NHHS Business Technology Courses

Updated

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

Updated

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

Updated

30121 Business Essentials - 1 Trimester - Repeatable once each year - CHS/HHS/NHHS 9 10 11 12
Prerequisite:  Membership in Business Professionals of America (BPA)
This course provides students with the opportunity to gain leadership skills create and present information to small groups, select and work on BPA competitions. This course also engages in service projects. BE 0100

Updated

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

Updated

30151 Business Management I - 1 Trimester – HHS/NHHS 9 10
Prerequisite: Business Law & Ethics  
Business Management provides students the opportunity to learn skills necessary to become successful entrepreneurs. Students explore the steps necessary to start and develop a business. Integral to the curriculum is a culminating project in which students create a business plan for a business they wish to start. Finally, students will pitch their business ideas to a group of potential investors consisting of bankers from the community who provide valuable feedback to students. BE0150
 

Updated

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

Updated

30731 Personal Business Finance - 1 Trimester – NHHS 11 12
80731 Personal Business Finance (DC)
Prerequisite for Business Accounting Pathway: Business Computer Applications I
Prerequisite for Business Ownership/Management Pathway: Business Computer Applications I
A course designed to provide students personal finance skills and knowledge; to include goal setting, budgeting, saving, investing, borrowing, insuring, identity protection and retirement planning. BE 0190 GEM Area 8
 

Updated

30141 Principles of Marketing - 1 Trimester – NHHS 10 11 12
Prerequisite:  Business Computer Applications I
Students will learn about the world of business, how advertising dollars are spent, and how companies determine sales strategies. This is a project-based class. Students will have the opportunity to create marketing plan and a marketing project relating to school or real world applications. BE 0300
 

Updated

30301 Business Career Experience - CHS/HHS/NHHS 11 12

Prerequisite: A Business Capstone Course
Students will complete a work experience at a local or approved business. The experience must be monitored by the work place coordinator. BE 9800