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Business Education

Courses in this department are closely linked to the Business and Finance Pathways and provide useful background for numerous occupations in all other pathways.

Business Education coursework provides students with exposure to business strategy, effective communication techniques, financial reasoning, and economic concepts.  Each course curriculum is designed to embed core academic coursework, interpersonal skills, and technological knowledge into real world application which prepares students for future career and/or college opportunities.  All students will demonstrate knowledge through teamwork, self reflection, and career embedded experiences.

The Business and Finance pathway exposes students to the knowledge and skills that will contribute to them becoming productive and financially aware employees with strong consumer skills. 

Business courses include (courses with an asterisk are eligible for dual credit through one of our concurrent enrollment programs):
 

Grade 9
Accounting 1, Marketing 1, Principles of Business Management,       Personal Finance 1,  Personal Finance 2*,  Microsoft Applications         1 and 2, Marketing 1

Grade 10
Accounting 2*, Law for Business and Personal Use, Entrepreneurship, Marketing 2 and all courses listed above

Grade 11
All courses listed above

Grade 12
All courses listed above

 

Awards/Recognitions/Competition Wins:
  • Finalist in the Junior Achievement and University of Hartford’s Be Entrepreneurial Challenge 2018: First, Second and Third place winners 1st time a school’s team won the top three awards

Additional Opportunities for Business students:
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • Student Teller program offered through Windsor Federal Savings Bank (School to Work Partnership)
  • Key Club
  • Leadership Council
  • Warrior Productions
  • Young Men’s Leadership Academy
  • Young Women’s Leadership Corp