Business

 

While taking courses in the Business Department, students will strive to learn best practices that incorporate the Lasallian values.  Courses will enhance learning in global and local business practices, business ethics and technology. Students will be able to utilize their knowledge for personal use and in preparation for business programs in a two or four year college.


PERSONAL FINANCE

This class will help students learn how to manage resources such as cash or credit.  Students will look at long term planning, goal setting and investing as ways to maintain wealth.  The course will include units on careers, budgeting, investing, insurance, credit and consumer rights.
All Student Elective
1 semester - 1 credit 


MARKETING

Students will study product development, pricing, location, promotion and other topics affected by marketing.  Students will study how consumers react to marketing development and will explore their responsibility to work within laws and codes of ethics to insure products are safe and promotions are truthful.
All Student Elective  
1 semester - 1 credit 


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 

Students will study global markets and international business as they relate to running a business. The students will address issues such as human resources, management, trade laws, finance and cultural influences.  Students will create a business plan that addresses needs and wants of people in other countries.  The focus of the plan will be on serving others while producing a product or service that will increase a business's net worth.
Sophomore/Junior/Senior Elective  
1 semester - 1 credit 


INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING 

Students interested in business and the financial aspects of business should take this course. Students will explore the three types of businesses - sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation. They will complete the accounting cycles in each and will explore automated accounting at various times during the year. This course is an excellent springboard to accounting at the college level. 
Sophomore/Junior/Senior Elective
1 semester - 1 credit


ADVANCED ACCOUNTING

This course is for the student who plans to pursue more advanced accounting instruction. The course begins with a review of the accounting cycle and progresses to a more detailed discussion of partnership accounting, payroll accounting, adjusting and updating of accounts, income tax accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, and corporation accounting. Students are exposed to spreadsheets for accounting applications and the use of computers in accounting. It is recommended for any students pursuing a Business major in college.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Accounting
Junior/Senior Elective
1 semester - 1 credit


ENTREPRENUERSHIP

Are you interested in creating and running your own business? Do you have a passion for advertising, project planning, public speaking, or finance? Entrepreneurship encompasses all of these components to successfully building a business. In conjunction with the DECA chapter at Totino-Grace, this course will allow students to develop business plans and put them into action. Students will run or manage one project in the school or community.
Prerequisite: A Business course
Sophomore/Junior/Senior Elective
1 Semester – 1 credit
 

SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING

This course is designed for students to explore how the sports and entertainment industries utilize marketing in their businesses. Students will compare and contrast the sports and entertainment industries by looking at the marketing mix. Students will analyze promotion, branding, licensing, market research and career options across both industries.
Prerequisite: Marketing 
Sophomore/Junior/Senior Elective
1 Semester – 1 credit

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