Career and Technical Education

Business Education

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Business classes offer a wide variety of courses for students interested in obtaining life skills and careers in business administration, marketing, entrepreneurship, management, and finance.  Business technology classes engage students in technology applications to develop skills with word processing, spreadsheets and database, and provide students an opportunity to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist national certification at no charge.  Courses in digital media, graphics, web page design, and programming are also offered with advanced study continued at The Career Academy.  Business courses are able to provide graduation requirements in the areas of Career and Technical Education, Economics, Technology and elective credit.  College Personal Finance, College Accounting, and courses at The Career Academy offer post-secondary dual credit.  Students attending The Career Academy will also complete the national High School of Business program and receive certification that can be transferred to post-secondary institutions.

Middle level business and technology courses develop skills in keyboarding, digital citizenship, and electronic file management as well as basic word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Business 8 develops personal finance skills and explores business careers.  Computer 8 develops digital media skills for personal and professional use.