Business 16-17
  • Accounting (C)
    College Accounting is a first-year college accounting course. Topics covered include sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, financial statements (balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements) analysis, interpretation, and current value accounting.
    This course may be taken for college credit through C.W. Post University.
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 11 12
    Credit: 1
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • Business Law (C)
    Business Law emphasizes text and case study of laws applicable to business, including the organization of courts and court procedures, the law of contracts, sales, agency, negotiable instruments, partnerships, and personal and real property. Students also gain experience in rendering decisions in cases. Students apply their learning through mock trials.
    This course may be taken for college credit through C.W. Post University.

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 11 12
    Credit: 1
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • Entrepreneurship
    This course is designed to provide students interested in a business venture the opportunity with class instruction of how to establish a business. Once this business is established groups of students will be charged with the responsibility of designing and producing a marketable product. They will utilize the school community to promote sales and show a profit for their group product. Tax ramifications of local, state and federal governments will also be highlighted. This group project may utilize talents of members of other departments of the school community to enhance their marketable product.

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 9 10 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (C)
    Philosophies, processes, and laws involved in the administration of criminal justice are presented. The emphasis is on New York State Law, and the roles of the police, district attorney, courts, probation, corrections and parole are delineated. Forensic Science is explored. Students apply their learning through mock trials.
    This course may be taken for college credit through C.W. Post University.

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • Marketing/Advertising
    Marketing presents an overview of global marketing strategy starting with target market identification and ending with consumption. Using a variety of classroom activities, students participate in step-by-step methods of creating a marketing mix, pricing, designing appropriate advertising, creating new products, and professional selling of products and services. Case study analysis, computer programs, and videos enhance the content of this valuable course. A must for prospective college business majors.

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly
  • Personal Law I
    Students develop an understanding of the law as it relates to day-to-day activities. They explore criminal law, juvenile law, individual rights law, forensic science. Students apply their learning through an introduction to mock trials.

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 10 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • Personal Law II
    Students examine and analyze criminal law and civil law, expanding their understanding of mock trial procedures utilized in courtroom simulations.

     

    Prerequisite(s): Personal Law I
    Grade(s): 10 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • Sports Management
    The American market place can be an economic jungle. You need to know the rules to survive and become successful. Sports, Entertainment, and Business Management is designed to help you develop the skills and the confidence to manage a business successfully. The every day operations of athletic teams and stadium management, player contracts, agent representation, and athletic events require management skills. The production of movies, plays, and commercials involves strategies designed for each media. Making financial decisions and managing risks involve knowing how to use insurance, financial institutions, and the stock market to keep a business competitive. These management skills will enable your business to thrive even in the jungle!

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly

  • VE: Virtual Enterprise
    Virtual Enterprise (VE) is a capstone business course rooted in 21st Century Skills. Established by students with the guidance of a teacher/facilitator and a business partner, VE allows students to experience all facets of an actual business environment. Students are involved in every aspect of a running the business, including executive management, human resources, accounting, product development, production, distribution, marketing and sales. Additionally, they engage in trade with over 3,000 other practice firms (VEs) around the world. This simulation enables students to understand how employees, workgroup teams, and departments interact with each other and work together for the goal of the company. In addition, the simulation conveys the expectations of the workplace. Senior level Economics credit, a graduation requirement, will also be granted by completing this course.

     

    Prerequisite(s): College Accouting and any other business course
    Grade(s): 10 11 12
    Credit: 2
    Meets: 10 periods weekly

  • Wall Street
    How to become a millionaire. Imagine yourself being able to achieve your dreams. This class will give you the opportunity to explore Wall Street investments. The student will be introduced to investment classifications such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, real estate, international investments and futures. This knowledge will be applied to a balanced portfolio through hands-on activities. Guess speakers and field trips are planned.

     

    Prerequisite(s): None
    Grade(s): 9 10 11 12
    Credit: 0.5
    Meets: 5 periods weekly