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   Honors Accounting
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   11-12
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    This course is recommended for both the student planning to go to college and major in business/accounting and the student seeking employment upon graduation. Financial Accounting lays the foundation for building a career in the accounting field. It gives the student a deeper understanding of the preparation of analyzing financial reports. It provides advanced learning in specialized journals and ledgers for departmental accounting manufacturing concerns, partnerships, and corporations. The student becomes more competent so that he or she can compete in a wider employment range for entry level accounting positions. It also helps pave the way to easier understanding of college accounting courses.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have all of the following: ● Introduction to Accounting
RECOMMENDATION: C or better in Introduction to Accounting.
  Marketing
 613
   11-12
    2
   1
    Did you ever wonder what it really takes to get a product to the customer? This course is designed to teach students how products and services are produced, distributed, priced, and promoted to consumers. Major topics include consumer behavior, socially responsible marketing, competition among brands, developing a marketing plan, e-commerce, digital marketing, pricing strategies, and advertising. Projects and collaboration are an integral part of the course, creating a hands-on learning environment. Some examples include inventing a product, making a commercial, marketing an original theme park, and marketing a celebrity.
  International Business
 614
   11-12
    2
   1
    This course is an introduction to international business. This course has a strong theory base with a managerial emphasis and a focus on the impact of technology on global business. Students will learn about international business through real-life examples, practical applications, and creative projects. Topics studied in this course are: the impact of international business, the theory of international business, the international business environment, the preparation and development of international business, and the strategy and implementation of international business. Students must demonstrate knowledge in the above-learned concepts both through classroom work and study, and through the application of real world cases.
  AP Economics
 615
   11-12
    2
   1
    AP Economics is designed for highly motivated and extremely capable students who are interested in earning Advanced Placement credit(s) though taking one or both of AP Economics Exams. This AP course presents a college level study of the politics and science of economic theories encouraging students to apply an economic way of thinking in their daily lives. The class explores such topics as opportunity cost, marginal decision-making, the role of incentives, the gains from trade, the efficiency of market allocations, as well as extensive study in Microeconomic theory. In order to receive weighted grading credit for the class, students must earn a B or better in the class (click ​here​ for AP policy) PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● Composite score of Proficient or Advanced in all 3 Keystone Exams.
● Business teacher’s recommendation.
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