• Business & Computer Science Pathways

     
     
    Financial Management/Accounting Pathway
    Business Essentials
    06.4160091
    Business Essentials is a foundations course for the Small Business Development Career Pathway. The course will help team members build a strong knowledge base and develop management skills as they study forms of business ownership, functions of management, budgeting and finance, technology, communications, legislation, leadership and teamwork, marketing, and economics. Mastery of these standards through project-based learning and leadership development activities of the Career and Technical Student Organizations will help prepare team members with a competitive edge for the global marketplace.
     
    This is the required introductory course in this career pathway.

     
    Principles of Accounting I
    07.4110092
    Team members perform accounting activities for sole proprietorships and corporations following generally accepted accounting procedures. Team members analyze business transactions and financial statements, perform payroll, examine the global perspective of accounting, and evaluate the effects of transactions on the economic health of a business. Competencies for the co-curricular team member organization Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are integral components of the performance standards. FBLA activities should be incorporated throughout instructional strategies developed for the course.
     
    Prerequisite: Business Essentials 06.4160091

     
    Principles of Accounting II
    07.4120093

    Team members build on the knowledge acquired in Principles of Accounting I as they further their studies in accounting. Team members perform accounting activities for partnerships and corporations following generally accepted accounting procedures. Uncollectible accounts, plant assets, inventory, notes payable and receivable, prepared and accrued expenses, and unearned and accrued revenues are analyzed and related adjustments are calculated. Team members apply accounting procedures to the formation, dissolution, and liquidation of business entities. In addition, team members apply managerial accounting techniques. Competencies for the co-curricular team member organization Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are integral components of the performance standards. FBLA activities should be incorporated throughout instructional strategies developed for the course.

    Prerequisites: Business Essentials 06.4160091 and Principles of Accounting I 07.4110092. CTAE Supervisor must give permission if final grade in Principles of Accounting I is less than 80%.

     

     
    Administrative/Information Support
    Computer Applications I
    07.4411091
    This course will provide an understanding and application of social, ethical, and human issues related to technology. The course will provide an introduction to computer technology, decision-making, productivity, communications, and problem-solving skills. Areas of instruction include computer applications and integration of word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software as well as use of emerging technologies. Team members will acquire skills required to create, edit, and publish industry appropriate documents. Areas of study will also include oral and written communications and information research for reporting purposes. Competencies for the co-curricular team member organization, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral components of both the core employability skills standards and technical skill standards.
     
    This is the required introductory course in this career pathway.

    This course articulates with Savannah Technical College’s Introduction to Computer – SCT 100. Team members receiving articulated credit must earn a grade of B or better in the high school aligned course and pass the exemption exam with an 80 or better. Team members must enroll in the postsecondary institution within 24 months of high school graduation.

     
     
    Computer Applications II
    07.4412092
    This course provides team members with opportunities to enhance their computer technology, decision-making, productivity, communications, and problem solving skills. Areas of instruction include advanced computer applications and integration of word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software, as well as the use of emerging technologies. Team members will acquire advanced skills required to create, edit, and publish industry appropriate documents. Areas of study will also include oral and written communications and information research for reporting purposes. Competencies for the co-curricular team member organization, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral components of both the core employability skills standards and technical skill standards.
     
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications 1 – 07.4411091 - with an 85% grade or higher or the CTAE Supervisor’s permission.

     
    Business Communication & Presentation
    07.4831093
    This course provides team members with an understanding of communication skills and current and upcoming technology and its impact personally and professionally. Competency will be developed in the areas of oral and written communication, interpersonal skills, and the use of current technology. Competencies in the co-curricular team member organization, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), are integral components of both the core employability skills standards and the technical skill standards.
     
    This course is most appropriate for Juniors and Seniors. Prerequisites: Computer Applications 1 – 07.4411091 and Computer Applications 2 – 07.4412092.

     
     
     
    Computing in the Modern World
    11.4130091
    The goal of this course is to provide all team members with an introduction to the principles of computer science and its place in the modern world. This course should also help team members to use computers effectively in their lives, thus providing a foundation for successfully integrating their own interests and careers with the resources of a technological society.

    In this course, high school team members can acquire a fundamental understanding of the operation of computers and computer networks and create useful programs implementing simple algorithms. By developing Web pages that include images, sound, and text, they can acquire a working understanding of the Internet, common formats for data transmission, and some insights into the design of the human-computer interface. Exposure to career possibilities and discussion of ethical issues relating to computers should also be important threads in this course.
     
    This is the required introductory course in this career pathway.

    This course articulates with Savannah Technical College’s Introduction to Computer – SCT 100. Team members receiving articulated credit must earn a grade of B or better in the high school aligned course and pass the exemption exam with an 80 or better. Team members must enroll in the postsecondary institution within 24 months of high school graduation.

     
    Fundamentals of Web Design
    11.4310092
    Fundamentals of Web Design is the second course in the Interactive Media Career Pathway. This course will provide team members with essential web page planning and development skills. Team members will learn to write code manually and use graphical authoring tools. Team members will also learn to work with web page layout and graphical elements, including images, hyperlinks, tables, forms, and frames. Mastery of these standards through project-based learning and leadership development activities of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) will help prepare team members with a competitive edge for the global marketplace.
     
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications 1 – 07.4411091 - with an 85% grade or higher or the CTAE Supervisor’s permission.

     
    Advanced Web Design
    07.4831093
    The goal of this course is to provide team members with the study of advanced topics in web design. Computer in the Modern World and Beginning Web Design are both prerequisites for this course. Upon completion of this course, team members should have a thorough knowledge of all areas of web page design. Topics include the web development process, advanced layout and design features, advanced study of scripting languages, site development with HTML editors, and web servers and databases. This course also prepares team members to take the CIW Associate Design Specialist Certification.
     
    This course is most appropriate for Juniors and Seniors. Prerequisites: Computer Applications 1 – 07.4411091 and Computer Applications 2 – 07.4412092.

     
Last Modified on June 28, 2011