INFORMATION AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
 
Accounting (OCC BUS 105) : 6321 : 40 Weeks : 1 Credit
Are you planning to attend college and major in Business Management, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Marketing, or Finance: OR, do you want a skill that can lead to an interesting entry-level position: Accounting may be just what you need. Learn the accounting system that is used by all well-managed businesses. In this Accounting course, you will learn to record, classify, summarize, and interpret financial data for a business. Automated accounting is included as well as spreadsheet applications.
 
Business Management : 6426 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the characteristics, the organization, and the operation of business. The course is designed to provide students with a sound foundation as they prepare for business or other careers as well as providing an awareness of the many activities, problems and decisions involved in successfully operating a business. Topics include the dynamics of business, labor relations, management functions and responsibilities, the link between business and society, and the importance of working toward a goal as a team.
 
Business of the Music Industry : 6150 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
This half-year course is designed for both musicians and non-musicians with a desire to learn about the music industry. This course examines how record companies work and how musicians are increasingly able to make it on their own without getting signed. How the revenue stream flows as they pertain to sound recordings and song writing will also be examined along with how an artist can protect their works of art, (i.e. legal issues that affect songwriters and musicians). Students will also learn about current trends and the history of the music industry along with the many career paths that can be taken. Students will also make a music video and learn the basics of designing a web site.
 
Business Ownership & Marketing : 6431 : 40 Weeks : 1 Credit
This is a full-year course designed to provide students with a step-by-step approach to starting and operating a business as a sole proprietorship or partnership. The entire course is an extremely realistic practice set in which students will develop a business plan, create promotional materials using Adobe Photoshop and Premiere, and analyze business scenarios of current issues in human resource management. Students in this class will also be trained to operate the school bookstore, The Hive (a student-run bookstore/cafe).
 
Career and Financial Management : 6171 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
Do you know what you want to do with the rest of your life: Do you have a plan: This might be the course for you! Career & Financial Management is a great course for those interested in a business major, as well as those who would just like to know more about business and/or career exploration. Career & Financial Management provides students with valuable employability skills and knowledge of the workplace. Topics covered include: career planning, career development, time management, personal budgeting, purchasing a car, writing checks, balancing a check book, savings accounts, income tax, insurance, and credit. Course work includes projects and hands-on activities that simulate the real world.
 
Introduction to Computer Literacy (OCC CIS 100) : 6371 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
Are you going to college, or do you plan to go to work: Whatever your plan is, this course is for you! Students will demonstrate the skills needed to be an informed citizen, achieve academic success and workplace success, and participate in an increasingly globalized environment. Students will use web applications, word-processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software and other software as applicable to learn, search, organize and communicate information to an audience. This course will give you the 21st century skills you need for success in college or work.  

Principles of Advertising ? 6331 ? 20 Weeks ? 1/2 Credit
Principles of Advertising is a half-year course designed for those students who are considering a career in the field of marketing and advertising.
Students will learn how companies bring products and services together with consumers and will learn how to create advertising for local
companies using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere software. Experience Spam & Eggs Day, Ben & Jerry Day, Hostess Twinkie Day and
many more hands-on lab days that will change the way you watch TV commercials forever!
 
Sports & Entertainment Marketing : 6343 :20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
This half-year course is designed to introduce the student to the world of marketing and how it applies specifically to the sports and entertainment industry. Sports and entertainment are important parts of our modern economy. Fans and companies spend billions of dollars each year on sports. Entertainment is one of the largest exports from the United States to the rest of the world.
 
Mathematics of Business & Finance (OCC BUS 102) : 6411 : 40 Weeks : 1 Credit
Students will develop skills required to perform mathematical operations pertaining to the world of business and finance. This course is a must course for those entering a business course in college! It will also provide you with one high school business or math credit and 3 college credits from Onondaga Community College which may be transferred to other colleges.
 
Cooperative Work Experience : 6475 (CTE Senior Candidates Only) : 40 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
To receive credit, students must fulfill the following requirements: 1. be gainfully employed and continuously employed for at least 200 hours in an approved work station between September 1 to the following June 1 of the school year; 2. attend class for work related instruction; and 3. satisfactorily complete all assigned work.
 
Wall Street: Investing in Your Future : 6482 : 20 Weeks : 1/2 Credit
This fun one-semester course is designed for all students with a desire to pursue financial security by learning and understanding how the financial markets operate. The complete ins and outs of the stock market and investing will be explained. A simulation of stock market activities will give the students an opportunity to participate in and experience investing options.
 


 
Career and Technical Education Endorsement
Business Finance Strand: Business Marketing Strand:
Required Courses: Required Courses:
• Career and Financial Management • Career and Financial Management
• Accounting • Business Management and Advertising
• Mathematics of Business Finance • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
• Cooperative Work Experience or pre-approved work 
   experience related to Business Finance
• Business Ownership and Marketing
• Cooperative Work Experience or preapproved work
   experience related to Business Marketing
 
Plus: Electives (Pick at least Two) Plus: Electives (Pick at least Two)
• Intro to Computer Literacy • Intro to Computer Literacy
• Wall Street • Accounting
• Business Ownership and Marketing • Mathematics of Business Finance
• Sports & Entertainment Marketing  







 
Last updated on 12/20/2017