Course Catalog - Accounting & Financial Services

Accounting & Financial Services

Business & Industry Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance (9-10) #8206

Course focuses on economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Money Matters (10-12) #8307

Students investigate global economics with an emphasis on the free enterprise system. Students analyze financial options based on current and projected economic factors and set long-term financial goals, achievable through investment, tax planning, asset allocation, risk management, retirement planning, and estate planning.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Accounting I (11-12) #8310

Students utilize knowledge to engage in the process of recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing, and communicating accounting information based on various accounting industry standards. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Securities and Investments (11-12) #8315

Students will understand the laws and regulations to manage business operations and transactions in the securities industry. The student is expected to evaluate securities and investments products such as stocks, dividends, stock splits, options strategies, hedge funds, futures, bonds, mutual funds, venture capital, real estate, retirement investment plans, and education savings and the advantages and disadvantages from an issuer and investor perspective.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Career Preparation I Extended (11-12) #8009

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Successful completion of one or more advanced career and technical education courses that are part of a coherent sequence of courses in a career cluster related to the field in which the student will be employed.

SEM: 2 CR: 3

 

Career Preparation II Extended (12) #8010

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Career Preparation I

SEM: 2 CR: 3