Business Education

  • ACCOUNTING 1-4

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets This Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description:  Do you plan to major in a business-related field in college? Do you plan to own your own business? Accounting is a VITAL component to any entrepreneur and a college requirement for those majoring in business. Earn a certification in Excel and QuickBooks! Money talks, and accounting is the language of business. Unlock its mystery and you become not only business-savvy but the go-to person for understanding both corporate and personal finance.

     

    ADVANCED MARKETING

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Careen and Tech Ed

    Course Description: Advanced Marketing builds on the principles and concepts taught in Introduction to Marketing. Students assume a managerial perspective in applying economic principles in business marketing, and entrepreneurship. This course also deals with international business in that students analyze business and marketing strategies employed in the U.S. versus those employed in other countries. Students have the option to spend some class time developing DECA competition projects.

     

    AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed or 3rd Year Math

    Course Description:  Recommended you have completed Computer Programming 1 and 2. By the end of this course you will be able to take and pass the AP Java Test. Learn to design and implement computer programs that solve problems relevant to today’s society, including art, media, and engineering. Learn to apply programming tools and solve complex problems through hands-on experiences and examples. Understand core aspects of computer science which you can use to create solutions that are understandable, adaptable, and when appropriate, reusable.

     

    AP COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES

    Length:  Year 1.0 credit

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Technical Education

    Course Description: APPLICANTS NEEDED! These are the skills employers say are lacking in every industry. This class was created specifically for this reason. AP Computer Science Principles will give students the opportunity to use technology to address real-world problems and build relevant solutions. The course focuses on the innovative aspects of computing as well as the computational thinking practices that help students see how computing is relevant to many areas of their everyday lives. The course will introduce students to programming, abstractions, algorithms, large data sets, the Internet, cybersecurity concerns, and computing impacts. Jumpstart your ability to securing a job!

     

    CAREER CHOICES

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description: Take inventory of your values, interests, personality, skills and passions. Couple this knowledge with a thorough exploration of the careers you are interested in and you’ll be well down the road to success! This class also focuses on public speaking and interviewing skills. Create the winning resume and all of the supporting documents that will make you stand out from the crowd for the entry level position – or – stepping up the ladder at your current job.

     

    COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 1 AND 2

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed or 3rd Year Math

    Course Description: Unlock the mystery of computer programming games. Create your own game in class and undergo beta testing for your first production. Engineer games and courses to challenge the best gamer! Play your way into a high paying job.

    • Game design using Scratch – create, debug and beta test
    • Intro to C# - the gaming program used by industry
    • ROBOTC – Lego Robots are programmed with code to run courses in competition
    • Intro Java

     

    IT ACADEMY

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement:  Career and Tech Ed

     Certification Exams that are offered free to all students during the semester. These exams are the same ones adults must take for employment. A high percentage of our kids successfully pass the exams. Get a head start in the employment world. Honors available in all classes.

    • IT Academy 1: Core Certification in PowerPoint and Word
    • IT Academy 2: Certification in Excel Core and Word Expert
    • IT Academy 3: Excel Expert and one of the following for the Master Certification designation: Access, Outlook, OneNote or SharePoint.

     

    INTRODUCATION TO MARKETING

    Length: Yearlong (1.0 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description: This class lays the foundation for a career in business and related fields. You will develop your writing and presentation skills, learn about how companies market and sell products that we use in our everyday life. Optionally, you will be provided the opportunity to take what you learn in class and compete in DECA competitions that just might land you on an airplane to the National competition.

     

    MARKETING SEMINAR

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed

    Course Description: Teacher permission required (4th period only).  Come work at the Eagle’s Nest, our Student Store. Develop real skills that will help you get that job. How do you think these skills would look on your resume: customer service, purchasing, inventory control, cash register operation. Our environment is fast-paced and depends heavily on working well with your team. Previous marketing class desirable but not required.

     

    VIDEO PRODUCTION 1

    Length:  Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite:  None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed or Fine Arts

    Course Description: The Power of Movies.  Learn how and why they work, the language of film, how filmmakers prepare to shoot movies, turn ideas into scripts and how to mount and execute your own project(s.) Make some movies to qualify for Video Production 2.  No prerequisites. This is a one semester course.

     

    VIDEO PRODUCTION 2

    Length:  Semester (.5 credit)

    District Prerequisite:  Video Production 1

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed or Fine Arts

    Course Description: Action!  Students will create at least 3 video productions (a shared prompt project, a documentary and one free choice). Podcasting will be taught as well. Prerequisite: Video Production 1 or the ability to talk your way in by proving you have the basics taught in Video Production 1. This class builds on the production experience learned in Video Production 1. This is a one semester course that can be repeated as Video 3, 4 and 5.

     

    WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed or Fine Arts

    Course Description: Have you ever visited a website that really wowed you? If you found what you were looking for quickly, and the web pages were attractive and memorable, then the site was probably designed by a professional web designer. Explore the Web design and development fields, learn:

    • HTML – the basic language of websites
    • Graphics – sample different types of graphics you might find on the web
    • Photoshop – learn basic concepts and techniques
    • Dreamweaver – create web pages using an industry-level program

     

    WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 2

    Length: Semester (.5 credit)

    District: Prerequisite: None

    Meets this Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech Ed or Fine Arts

    Course Description: More advanced wowing! Earn a fine art credit and integrate more technical components needed in Web design and development.

    • Flash- Create animated clips for the web
    • CSS-Use one of the most powerful concepts to control the styles of pages
    • JavaScript – Add dynamic and attractive content to a web site
    • XML – Extend the capabilities of Web pages

     

    YEARBOOK      

    Length: Full Year Class    

    District Prerequisite: None

    Meets This Graduation Requirement: Career and Tech or Fine Art

    Course Description: Are you interested in becoming a published author in the art field? Want to test yourself in a true production environment? Where all year long critical thinking, conflict resolution, communication, time management, leadership, problem solving and team building – that’s right all the skills that employers and universities are looking for – are practiced every day. Yearbook designs and publishes a professional publication, the book of record, each year for the LHS community. Photoshop is used with an online program to create your yearbooks. Photography is stressed with the proper techniques for 35 mm cameras. All students must by nominated as good academic citizens by our staff to gain admittance. You must be an on task trustworthy student to make the cut.

Last Modified on December 26, 2017