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High School of Business

COURSE

TITLE

GRADE

LENGTH

CREDIT

PREREQUISITE

FEE

2550

Principles of Business & Economics

9, 10, 11, 12

1 semester

1

None

$25.00

2560

Principles of Marketing

10, 11, 12

1 semester

1

 Principles of Business & Economics

$25.00

2580

Principles of Finance

11, 12

1 semester

1

 Principles of Business & Economics and Principles of Marketing

 $25.00

2540

Principles of Management and Business Strategies

11,12

1 semester

1

Completed or enrolled in at least two HSB courses

$25.00

2551A 2551B

High School of Business Internship

11,12

1 semester

1

Completed at least two HSB courses

None

** The High School of Business™ program has articulation agreements with Bowling Green State University and Sinclair Community College. Upon successful completion of the High School of Business Program (4 required courses) a student may earn up to 6 semester credit hours from Bowling Green State University or 6 semester credit hours from Sinclair University. See course instructor for more information.  Through integrated classroom activities students will be involved in DECA, a youth leadership organization.

Principles of Business & Economics - 2550 

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: None
Fee: $25.00 

Q: What do your favorite rock group’s tour schedule, the logo on a coffee mug, and the Wall Street Journal have in common? A: Business. It’s everywhere. Business Applications and Economics will open your eyes to the world of business through fun, real world projects. During the course, you will also consider how economics impact the decisions that businesses—and you—make every day.  Through integrated classroom activities students will be involved in DECA, a youth leadership organization.

Principles of Marketing - 2560 

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite: Principles of Business & Economics
Fee: $25.00 

Q: Why would Volkswagen choose an e-mail campaign over a television commercial? How does Nike determine its pricing strategy? A: Through projects and problem solving you will get inside marketers’ heads and find out what makes them tick. Projects in the course will challenge you to analyze the business world around you, work through key marketing decisions such as pricing and product image, and use your knowledge to develop a marketing plan.  Through integrated classroom activities students will be involved in DECA, a youth leadership organization.

Principles of Finance – 2580 

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Principles of Business & Economics and Principles of Marketing
Fee: $25.00

Q: Can you imagine a company president who doesn’t understand finances? A: Learning how companies manage their money is important in any business career. In this course, you will face issues that concern financial markets and institutions. This includes how companies get money for improvements (a new building, a Super Bowl advertisement), make money (sales of products, investments), and keep track of money (keeping the books, understanding financial reports, making smart and ethical decisions). The projects in this High School of Business™ course provide hands-on experience in this important area of business administration.  Through integrated classroom activities students will be involved in DECA, a youth leadership organization. This course meets the financial literacy requirement.

Principles of Management and Business Strategies– 2540

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 11, 12
Prerequisite: Completed or Enrolled in at least two HSB courses
Fee: $25.00

Here’s where it all comes together. In this course you will learn first-hand how to manage projects and people—and, you’ll run your own business. Using the smarts gained in previous High School of Business™ courses, you will write a real business plan and use that plan to open and operate a business. You’ll learn about the importance of ethics and the law in business, and you’ll tackle problems real business professionals face, such as interviewing, hiring and supervising staff, keeping financial records, evaluating results, and much more.  Through integrated classroom activities students will be involved in DECA, a youth leadership organization.

High School of Business Internship – 2551A & 2551B 

1 semester, 1 credit
Grade Level: 12th 
Prerequisite: Completed or Enrolled in at least two HSB courses
Fee: None

This course is designed to provide students with advanced instruction to further develop their skills in a professional environment.  Students will have an opportunity to explore a career in the business industry and implement the principles addressed throughout the High School of Business™ program. The emphasis of the course will be to provide on-site work experience that offers the choice of successfully entering the workforce, advancing to higher education, or both upon graduation.  Students enrolled in the course will be required to participate in DECA and provide his/her own transportation to and from their internship site.