Class Description (Alphabetical)


Students completing the required series of classes to become a Career and Technical Education (CTE) program completer are eligible to take an industry certification test during their senior year. Industry Certification Tests are available in the following career areas: Computer Information Systems, Design Multimedia Web Technology, Drafting, HVAC, Marketing, Sports Marketing, Sheet Metal, TV Video Production, Teacher Cadets, Welding, and Workplace Readiness. The industry certification tests are a state or nationally recognized test that can help a student enter the workforce immediately after high school.

ACCOUNTING #6320 (Grades 10, 11, 12)

Dual Enrollment class in agreement with Rappahannock Community College.

 Prerequisite: Good math background and keyboarding skills

 Accounting emphasizes accounting principles as they relate to both manual and computerized financial systems.

Instruction integrates microcomputers and electronic calculators as the relationships and processes of annual and computerized accounting are presented. FBLA membership is strongly encouraged.

 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING #6321 (Grade 11, 12)

Dual Enrollment class in agreement with Rappahannock Community College. 

 Prerequisite: Accounting with a C or better

Advanced Accounting is designed to utilize microcomputers to automate, analyze, and interpret business applications including payrolls, inventory, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Management of financial records through various business activities, partnership and corporate accounting, general ledger, and cost accounting are also included. FBLA membership is strongly encouraged.

BUSINESS LAW #6131 (Grades 10, 11, 12)
Prerequisite: None
Students who are seeking employment, as well as college bound business students, are encouraged to enroll in Business Law. Students will examine the foundations of the legal system. Students will explore economic and social concepts as they relate to legal principles and to business and personal laws. Topics will include contractual law, commercial and consumer law, agency and employee law, and personal law. Students learn through case study and lecture. Written and oral presentations done individually and in groups will be required. FBLA membership is strongly encouraged.

ECONOMICS AND PERSONAL FINANCE #6120 (Grades 10, 11, 12)

Dual Enrollment class in agreement with Rappahannock Community College.

 Prerequisite: None

Students learn how to navigate the financial decisions they must face and to make informed decisions related to career exploration, budgeting, banking, credit, insurance, spending, taxes, saving, investing, buying/leasing a vehicle, living independently, and inheritance. Development of financial literacy skills and an understanding of economic principles will provide the basis for responsible citizenship and career success. In addition to developing personal finance skills, students in the course will also study basic occupational skills and concepts in preparation for entry-level employment in the field of finance. The course incorporates all economics and financial literacy objectives included in the Code of Virginia §22.1 -200-03B. The cooperative education method is available for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year. Students may join FBLA or DECA.

 Note: As enacted by the General Assembly of 2011 and prescribed by the Board of Education, beginning with students who enter the ninth-grade class of 2011-2012 and beyond, students shall earn one (1) standard credit in Economics and Personal Finance in fulfillment of the graduation requirement for the Standard and Advanced Studies diplomas. The one (1) standard credit earned for the Economics and Personal Finance course (6120) shall count only once towards graduation requirements


#66700 (Grades 9, 10)

Prerequisite: None

This course is for 9th& 10thgrade students that wish to continue course work in Computer Information Systems

(6612) and Advanced Computer Information Systems (6613). It is a good introductory course in computers and their usage as well as keyboarding skills. Information Technology (IT) Fundamentals introduces the essential skills needed for students to pursue specialized programs leading to technical and professional careers and certifications in the IT industry. Students have an opportunity to investigate career opportunities in four major IT areas: Information Services and Support, Network Systems, Programming and Software Development, and Interactive Media. The focus of the IT Fundamentals course is on introducing skills related to information technology basics, Internet fundamentals, network systems, computer maintenance, upgrading, troubleshooting, computer applications, programming, graphics, Web page design, and interactive media. Students explore ethical issues related to computers and Internet technology and develop teamwork and communication skills that will enhance their employ ability.



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