This course is designed to help students understand the basic principles of the accounting cycle. Emphasis is placed on the analysis and recording of business transactions; preparation and interpretation of financial statements; accounting systems; banking and payroll activities; basic types of business ownership; and an accounting career orientation. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, entrepreneurship, internship, mentorship, school-based enterprise, service learning, and job shadowing. FBLA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.
This course is a must for every high school student. In this course students are preparing for the real world and challenges and questions they will face. Course content includes savings, plannning, preparing and paying for college, credit, credit score, giving, well-being, investing, taxes, payroll, and many other topics that will help prepare students for life. Life skills are also taught, such as being a responsible digital citizen, learning early how to give, not just money but time. This course is a necessity before students graduate high school.
Principle's of Business and Personal Finance
This course introduces students to topics related to business, finance, management, and marketing to cover business in the global economy, functions of business organization and management, marketing basics, and significance of business financial and risk management. English language arts, social studies, and mathematics are reinforced. DECA (an association for Marketing Education students) and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.