International Business I & II
Credits: 5
Grade Level(s): 10, 11, 12
Course Description:

International Business focuses on the role of U.S. businesses in the international marketplace.   Students will understand international and domestic business concepts from a multicultural, global perspective.  They will demonstrate competency by describing how trade practices and cultural awareness are combined to conduct business in a global society.  Students will have the opportunity to work on business related simulations throughout the course.  Semester 1 focuses on the introduction of The World of International Business and The International Trade Environment. Semester 2 focuses on International Management, Marketing & Finance and Future in International Business

Students will also be members of FBLA, Future Business Leaders of America. FBLA is the premier organization for students preparing for careers in business and the largest student business organization in the world with a quarter of a million members.FBLA prepares students for “real-world” professional experiences. Members gain the competitive edge for college and career success. FBLA is a co-curricular organization and provides members with unique opportunities to practice the skills and knowledge that they are learning in the classroom.

Career Development
Credits: 5
Grade Level: 10,11, 12
Course Description:

This course provides a comprehensive approach to high school career choice by researching, assessing, and experiencing possible career choices; beginning post-secondary career and/or academic planning; and combining the results of research to determine career goals. Topics covered include: career clusters and paths; college/scholastic search; career, budget, resume and portfolio planning; effective communication; effective problem solving and decision making. It is the intent of this course not only to study the theories of career development, but also to demonstrate the understanding of these theories through classroom applications and to relate those theories to every day uses.  The class will also emphasis the role and impact of a student’s future choices in the global environment.

Students will also be members of FBLA,  Future Business Leaders of America.  FBLA is the premier organization for students preparing for careers in business and the largest student business organization in the world with a quarter of a million members. FBLA prepares students for “real-world” professional experiences. Members gain the competitive edge for college and career success.  FBLA is a co-curricular organization and provides members with unique opportunities to practice the skills and knowledge that they are learning in the classroom.