Business Electives

Accounting I Related Business Skills
Accounting II Medical Office Procedures
Accounting III Hospitality

 

Accounting I
 1 Trimester
.5 Credit

Course Description:  This is an introductory course in Accounting.  Students will become familiar with the vocabulary theory and procedures for starting and working in a sole proprietorship.  Students will learn to use T accounts to understanding analyzing transaction, eventually using journals and ledgers to record day to day operations.  They will also be introduced to banking and checks as they relate to the business.

Accounting II
1 Trimester
.5 Credit

Course Description: This course will continue on with the Accounting cycle using journals and ledgers to create reports, calculate profit, and close the cycle for the next calendar year.  They will also be taught the basics of taxes and use their knowledge of the accounting cycle to complete simulations on both the computer and on paper. 

Prerequisites: C or better in Accounting I

Accounting III
1 Trimester
.5 Credit

Course Description: This advanced class will cover the accounting cycle for a merchandising business organized as a corporation.  This will include things like sales tax and depreciation.  Other topics will include special journals, general and subsidiary ledgers, payroll records, taxes, and financial reports on paper and on the computer. 

Prerequisites: C or better in Accounting II

 

Related Business Skills
1 Trimester
.5 Credit

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide introductory business skills.  Students use Ten-Key Calculators to solve business math problems.  Other areas of study include financial literacy, writing letters to deal with specific issues in their chosen field, decision making, problem solving, and computer applications including projects to explore the for profit and non-profit business sectors.   Several projects in this class are integrated with Lenape’s technical programs.

Medical Office Procedures
1 Trimester
.5 Credit

Course Description: This one trimester course compliments the Allied Health/Sports Medicine curriculum.  It provides training in a variety of tasks needed for the medical office professional, including scheduling appointments, establishing and maintaining patient records, insurance coding procedures, medical transcription and medical billing. The material is presented in a realistic simulation format following the day to day experiences of an office of practicing physicians.


Hospitality
1 Trimester
.5 Credit

Course Description:  Hospitality Management is a program that introduces high school juniors and seniors to careers in hotel and lodging industry and teaches them the basic skills and knowledge they need for success in this industry.  On the job training and experience, coupled with a dynamic and industry driven curriculum fuel the hospitality program.  The classes encourage high school students to experience all aspects of operating and managing a lodging establishment, and also help students build good business and management skills.