• Business Management
     
    Business Management and Technology (BMT)
    Grades: 10, 11, 12   ~    Full Year
    1 Credit   ~   May be offered for dual Credit
        This course is an introductory business class designed to provide a fundamental understanding of business management through “hands-on” exercises in Word Processing, Excel Spreadsheet, Access Database, PowerPoint, and Desktop Publishing. Students will be exposed to many facets of business including accounting, personal finance, budgeting, ethics, management, employability skills and marketing. Students will also explore career opportunities, and learn to apply problem solving and decision-making skills to various business related situations. Business concepts such as checking accounts, saving and investing, personal finance are integrated throughout the course in order to help students prepare for the economic roles of consumer, worker, and citizen. Students enrolled in this course can join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which is the career and technical student organization associated with the Business program. Opportunities available through FBLA include leadership development, field trips, and academic competition.
     
    Business Management and Administrative Services (BMAS)
    Grades: 10, 11, 12   ~    Full Year
    1 Credit   ~   May be offered for dual Credit 
    Prerequisite: One year of Business (BMT) 
       This is an entrepreneurship design course for students. This course is designed for students who want to start, organize and operate a small business enterprise. Students evaluate the role and risks of small business in an ever-changing economy, develop a business plan, and develop a product/service idea to compete in our annual Business Fair. Through real life project based activities, students will learn many core business principles and skills. Core principles learned in this class include, accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics, finance, business law, marketing and advertising. Skills learned and enhanced include, teamwork, problem-solving, decision making, customer service, communications and technology. Students enrolled in this course can join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which is the career and technical student organization associated with the Business program. Opportunities available through FBLA include leadership development, field trips, and academic competition.  
     
    Business and Economic Applications Hamilton High School 
    Grades: 12   ~   Full Year
    1 Credit   ~   May be offered for dual Credit
    Prerequisite: Two years of Business (BMT and BMAS) courses 
       Students receive instruction on employment preparation and retention, improving oral and written communication, computer software usage, office procedures, customer service, leadership, ethics, economics, accounting and finance. Students enrolled in this course can join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which is the career and technical student organization associated with the Business program. Opportunities available through FBLA include leadership development, field trips, and academic competition.

     

     

    Business and Economics Cooperative Education

    Grades: 12   ~   Full Year
    3 Credits   ~   May be offered for dual Credit
    Prerequisite: Two years of Business (BMT and BMAS) courses 

       Business Cooperative Education is a work/study program with community employers, which provides instruction and training for students preparing for careers in business. Students receive instruction on employment preparation and retention, improving oral and written communication, computer software usage, office procedures, customer service, leadership, ethics, economics, accounting and finance. In this cooperative education methodology, one credit hour is given for school classroom work and two credits are given for supervised field based learning. Students work in a paid office-related occupation a minimum of 15 hours per week. Students enrolled in this course can join Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), which is the career and technical student organization associated with the Business program. Opportunities available through FBLA include leadership development, field trips, and academic competition. 

     
     
    For more information contact Mike Lisi or 480-883-5114.  
     
     
Last Modified on October 19, 2018