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Business and Technology

Concordia offers multiple Business and Technology courses, including the Career Internship Program for seniors. Please click the arrow to see the full course description.

Elective 10, 11, 12

Credit 1 – Semester

PREREQUISITE: Algebra I AHD – Core 40

Introduction to Accounting is a business course that introduces the language of business using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and procedures for proprietorships and partnerships using double-entry accounting. Emphasis is placed on accounting principles as they relate to both manual and automated financial systems. This course involves understanding, analyzing, and recording business transactions and preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial reports as a basis for decision-making. Instructional strategies may include the use of computers, projects, simulations, case studies, and business experiences requiring the application of accounting theories and principles .

Elective 11, 12

Credit 1 – Semester

PREREQUISITE: None AHD – Core 40

Marketing is a business course that provides a basic introduction to the scope and importance of marketing in the global economy. Emphasis is placed on oral and written communications, mathematical applications, problem solving and critical thinking skills as they relate to advertising/promotion/selling, distribution, financing, marketing-information management, pricing, and product/service management. Instructional strategies may include a school-based enterprise, computer/technology applications, real and/or simulated occupational experiences, and projects focused on the marketing functions such as those available through the activities in DECA.

Elective 11, 12

Credit 2 – Yearlong only

PREREQUISITE: None AHD – Core 40

Principles of Business Management focuses on the roles and responsibilities of managers as well as opportunities and challenges of ethically managing a business in the free-enterprise system. Students will attain an understanding of management, team building, leadership, problem-solving steps and processes that contribute to the achievement of organizational goals. The management of human and financial resources is emphasized.

Elective 12

Credit 1 – Semester

AHD – Core 40

Professional Career Internship is a Career and Technical Education Business and Information Technology course that is designed to provide opportunities for students to explore careers that require additional degrees or certification following high school. The emphasis of the experience is on applying skills developed through instruction and on learning new career competencies at the internship site. The internship is tailored to the unique needs and interests of the student and is considered a capstone experience towards fulfillment of the student’s meaningful future plan. Upon completion of the internship, students review and revise their career plans. A training agreement outlines the expectations of all parties: the intern, parent/guardian, site supervisor/mentor, school, business/industry/organization, State, and Federal guidelines. Internships are unpaid and must include a classroom component (such as a series of seminars, workshops, or class meetings) and regular contact between the interns and internship coordinator. A minimum of 70 hour of workplace experience and a minimum of 15 hours of workshops, seminars, and/or classroom activities is required for one credit.