Business

Introduction to Business

Course Type: Elective                          Course Length: One semester               Credits:

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of the business system.  This will include the basics of Economics, banking, insurance, marketing, budgeting, credit and finance.  Student participation will be emphasized which will include group activities and presentation of research to the class. Projects will be utilized to have the students use creativity to create their own concept businesses including a detailed business plan. Real world examples and connections will be emphasized and students will be encouraged to make connections to their future financial decisions.  This course earns college credits through Middlesex County College.

 

Introduction to Marketing

Course Type: Elective                          Course Length: One semester               Credits:

This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to marketing. The course focuses on key marketing concepts, the role of marketing within organizations, and the role of marketing in society. This course allows students to build foundational marketing skills which can be applied to future career or educational pursuits or to market themselves to colleges or employers. This course earns college credits through Middlesex County College.

 

Personal Finance

Course Type: Core                   Course Length: One semester               Credits: 2.50

Students will become familiar with the terms and concepts necessary to understand and make responsible long term financial decisions with an emphasis on budgeting, saving and investing.  Exposure to the financial system will be made so students are familiar with their financial options and choices.  Group activities will be employed to have students understand the dynamics of their financial choices. Projects utilizing business and occupational choices will be used to facilitate successful career paths. Real world examples and connections will be emphasized and encouraged.