NOTE REGARDING COLLEGE CREDIT COURSES: High school students taking college coursework under a concurrent enrollment agreement will be required to meet two criteria to stay in good academic standing with the college(s). 1) Must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and 2) must satisfactorily complete 67% of credits attempted. Failure to meet either of these two criteria may impact student enrollment and/or financial aid status when enrolling at a college after high school.

 

Accounting I

Accounting II

Layout Design I

DreamWeaver

Graphics & Multi-Media

Intro to Word

Personal Finance

Photoshop I

Intro to Excel

Index

SUBJECT: ACCOUNTING I
CREDIT: Two Credits
COURSE LENGTH: Full Year 
GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11,12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Content Description:
Students will acquire an understanding of the accounting principles and the accounting cycle which they will expand and incorporate into manual accounting problems. The accounting cycle will be covered for various types of business ownerships and will provide a good base for any further study or work in the business field.
Objectives:
1.) To know accounting as it relates to careers. 2.) To understand accounting concepts, principles, and practices of accounting. 3.) To apply accounting procedures.

 

SUBJECT: ACCOUNTING II 
CREDIT: Two Credits
COURSE LENGTH: Full Year 
GRADE LEVEL: 11, 12
PREREQUISITE: ACCOUNTING I
Content Description: 
Accounting 2 is a continuation of principles learned in Accounting 1. The course is designed primarily for students who are interested in the accounting profession or a business related career. Students will complete practical problems manually and periodically apply accounting principles to problems by using automated accounting software.
Objectives:
1.) To know accounting terminology. 2.) To understand accounting concepts, principles and practices. 3.) To apply accounting procedures to realistic business situations. 4.) To prepare students for specialized branches of accounting.

 

SUBJECT: DREAMWEAVER (GRE) 
CREDIT: ONE Credit + (3 sem hr ICCC: Course Number CIS-256)
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester 
GRADE LEVEL: 11, 12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Content Description:
Learn to create sophisticated web-sites with Adobe Dreamweaver-the HTML editor of choice among professional Web designers. Become skilled in designing sites with advanced layouts by using tables, style sheets, images and more. Go from beginner to intermediate while creating a portfolio-building project Web site. Class size is limited to 15.
Objectives:
1.) To demonstrate the understanding of the foundations of web site creation. 2.) To develop student-generated models that demonstrate knowledge of basic web elements. 3.)To demonstrate understanding and utilization of the layout and design process in creating web sites. 4.) To assemble, test and optimize web pages and graphics.

 

SUBJECT: GRAPHICS & MULTI-MEDIA (GRE)
CREDIT: One Credit
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester 
GRADE LEVEL: 9,10,11,12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Students will be introduced to a variety of technology implementations through the use of graphics. Course will cover the basics of working with a variety of graphic file formats. Vector and bitmapped graphics will be used. Media presentations through the use of PowerPoint and Imovie will be created. Students will also have access to hands-on use of die-cut process, green screen applications, and implementation of the 3-D printer. Students completing this course should find themselves with a skill set that prepares them to be productive users of technology to enhance their learning across the curriculum.

 

SUBJECT: LAYOUT DESIGN I (GRE)
CREDIT: One Credit + (3 sem hr ICCC: Course Number GRA-176)
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester
GRADE LEVEL: 11,12
PREREQUISITE: NONE 
Content Description:
Whether it's a poster, brochure or Web page, a great layout communicates effectively. Master the basics of layout using Adobe InDesign, the latest environment for designing professional layouts. Prepare, package and export documents for print. Create portfolio-building projects in a hands-on environment.
Objectives:
1.) To learn and apply the basic vocabulary associated with page layout and design. 2.) To utilize page layout software InDesign to create effective publications. 3.) To demonstrate skill development through the publication of quality documents as presented in a student-generated portfolio.

 

SUBJECT: INTRO TO EXCEL (GRE) 
CREDIT: One Credit
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester 
GRADE LEVEL: 9,10,11,12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Content Description:
Excel is a one semester course where the student will become familiar with this spreadsheet software. It will be a self-paced study of all the tools and capabilities in this commonly used piece of software. The course will be offered during any period that the PC lab is available, giving the student great flexibility in filling their schedule. The student will schedule a lab time with the instructor and is expected to work independently, utilizing the instructor when needed. The student will complete at least the minimum requirements as outlined in the course syllabus in a timely manner in order to receive credit. This is a class for the student who is interested in learning more complex spreadsheet applications.
Objectives:
1.) To use the software effectively in creating various spreadsheet documents. 2.) To work independently, developing and meeting goals set by the student and instructor.

 

SUBJECT: INTRO TO WORD (GRE) 
CREDIT: One Credit
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester 
GRADE LEVEL: 9,10,11,12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Content Description:
Word is a one semester course where the student will become familiar with this word processing software. It will be a self-paced study of all the tools and capabilities in this commonly used piece of software. The course will be offered during any period that the PC lab is available, giving the student great flexibility in filling their schedule. The student will schedule a lab time with the instructor and is expected to work independently, utilizing the instructor when needed. The student will complete at least the minimum requirements as outlined in the course syllabus in a timely manner in order to receive credit. This is a class for the student who is interested in learning more complex word processing applications.
Objectives:
1.) To use the software effectively in creating various word processing documents. 2.) To work independently, developing and meeting goals set by the student and instructor.

 

SUBJECT: PERSONAL FINANCE
CREDIT: One Credit
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester 
GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Content Description:
This is a one-semester course for sophomore through twelfth grade students who would like to gain an understanding of how to make sound financial decisions for life. This course is based on the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace DVD and curriculum. In this class students will learn how to: save money, negotiate great deals, establish a budget that works, identify and understand different types of investments, set and achieve financial and career goals, describe the many dangers of debt, recognize the advantages of renting and owning a home, become an aware consumer, and understand different types of insurance and what’s best for you.

 

SUBJECT: PPHOTOSHOP I (GRE)
CREDIT: One Credit + (3 sem hr ICCC: Course Number CIS-255)
COURSE LENGTH: One Semester 
GRADE LEVEL: 11, 12
PREREQUISITE: NONE
Content Description:
Get a thorough grounding in Adobe Photoshop,, the must-have digital imaging programs for today's web and print designers. Hands-on projects include working with layers, making selections, incorporating color technique, creating special effects with filters and more. Create complex web graphics such as rollovers and animations. Class size is limited to 15.
Objectives:
1.) To enhance graphics and imagery skills through the use of Photoshop. 2.) To learn to generate complex images for the web utilizing. 3.) To create a student portfolio of computer-generated art and/or photography.

 

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