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Finance

SC Career Cluster:

Finance

Pathway:

Business Finance (CIP CODE: 520804)

Description:

Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or

private institutions.

COURSE 1

Fundamentals of Business, Finance, & Marketing; and/or Integrated Business Applications 1

COURSE 2

Business Finance* or Accounting 2* required

COURSE 3

Accounting 1* required

COURSE 4

Entrepreneurship; Business Law; Accounting 2; and/or Personal Finance

Industry Certification:

WISE Certification; QuickBooks; Microsoft Office Specialist (Advanced Excel)

Business Finance Pathway

 

Title: Accounting 1
Course Code:  500100CW
Unit: 1 unit
Description: Accounting 1 is designed to help the student develop an understanding of the concepts, principles, and practices necessary in the preparation and maintenance of financial records concerned with business management and operations. Students are exposed to the accounting cycle, cash control systems, payroll, and careers in accounting.
Schools: BCHS; BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS; WBECHS
Prerequisites: Completion of Algebra I or equivalent with a grade of C or better and/or accounting instructor approval.

Title: Accounting 2
Course Code: 500500CW
Unit: 1 unit
Description: Accounting 2 provides advanced skills that build upon those acquired in Accounting 1. Students continue applying accounting concepts related to business entities. Additional accounting skills will be developed, including preparing and journalizing payroll records, calculating and recording adjusting entries, and interpreting financial information. The student will demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles through the use of computer software and simulated activities.
Schools: MRHS
Prerequisites: Accounting 1 with minimum grade of C or better and/or instructor approval.

 

Title: Business Finance                                                                                                      

Course Code:  527300CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course is designed to provide students with a foundation in corporate business finance concepts and applications including fundamentals, financial environment, management planning, maintenance and analysis of financial records, long and short term financial activities, financial business activities, financial institutions and banking services, consumer credit, business insurance, technology and financial management, and international finance.  

Schools: BCHS; BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS

Prerequisites: None

 

 

Title: Personal Finance                                                                                           

Course Code: 513100CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to basic financial literacy skills which includes budgeting, obtaining credit, maintaining checking accounts, analyzing the basic elements of finance, computing payroll, recording business transactions, and applying computer operations to financial management.

Schools: All

Prerequisites: None

 

Title: Entrepreneurship                                                                                  

Course Code:  540000CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course is designed to provide a general overview of the American Enterprise system with special emphasis being placed on small business ownership.  An important part of the course will be development of business and managerial leadership skills as they relate to the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling a small business.

Schools: BCHS; BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS; WBECHS

Prerequisites: None

 

 

Business Law                                                                                                               

Course Code: 504400CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description: This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge of the legal environment in which a consumer operates and the knowledge of legal principles. Students can participate in mock trials.

Schools: BCHS; HHIHS; MRHS

Prerequisites: None

 

 

Title: Marketing                                                                                                                 

Course Code:  542100CW

Unit: 1 unit

Description:  This course introduces marketing concepts and examines the economic, marketing, and business fundamentals, in addition to the marketing functions of selling, promotion, and distribution. The standards listed are core standards and those standards reflect that the needs of the local business community. This is the basic course in the marketing curriculum and should be taken before the specialized courses

Schools: BHS; BLHS; HHIHS; MRHS

Prerequisites: None