BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Dream of owning your own business? Going to college to major in finance, accounting, business, or hospitality and tourism? Learn everything you need to know to work in an office or manage your own business.
Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
This career major prepares students to process payments made to a business, to maintain office records, to make deposits, and to take appropriate action on overdue payments. Students learn basic office and computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software. Beginning, advanced and computerized accounting principles are covered.
This major prepares students for careers in administrative support and office management. Students gain high-level technology and managerial skills needed for success in competitive business careers. Office procedures, telephone etiquette and the integration of computer software packages are also covered in this major. Students gain skills required for the Certiport IC3 and Microsoft Office Specialist certifications.
This major prepares students to develop and manage their own businesses. Students discover what skills are needed to become an entrepreneur, including developing a business plan, identifying market needs, marketing a business, maintaining records and accounting processes, managing finances, and integrating technology into business functions. Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to make wise financial planning decisions and learn the legal, ethical and social obligations of a business owner.
Executive Administrative Assistant
This career major prepares students in higher-level content and strategies necessary to effectively engage students in technology and managerial skills needed for success in competitive business careers. This career major is designed to enhance administrative support, accounting and management skills needed in the workplace in administrative support and office management. Students gain high-level technology and managerial skills needed for success in competitive business careers.
This career major prepares students for entry-level work in the accounting field. Students learn the fundamental concepts, principles and ideas needed to understand how businesses operate. They also gain basic office and computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheet software, along with a strong foundation in accounting principles and techniques.
Full Charge Bookkeeper
This career major prepares students to solve accounting problems using computerized software and electronic spreadsheets. Students learn basic office skills as well as beginning, advanced, computerized and payroll accounting principles. Students develop an in-depth understanding of accounting concepts, theories and procedures as well as their effects on financial reports and analysis of business. Students also produce and analyze financial statements.
Intro to Entrepreneurship
This major prepares students to develop and manage their own businesses. Students are introduced to career opportunities and the skills needed to become an entrepreneur. They learn the fundamental concepts, principles and ideas necessary for an entrepreneur to be successful. In addition, students gain skills necessary to effectively communicate with coworkers and with external business contacts.
Office Information Specialist
In this major students gain the technical and managerial skills needed for success in competitive business careers. They learn to integrate multiple software applications used in office settings. In addition, students acquire graphic web and digital communications skills. Students learn a variety of software packages used in desktop publishing and web design, and they develop the fundamental skills needed to create, revise, optimize and export graphics. Students gain skills required for numerous industry-related certifications including Adobe Certified Associate credentials and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) credentials.