1 Credit – Grades 10-12 Recommended Prerequisites: Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance The FBI wants you......all Accounting majors. One of the leading government agencies has an "ALL-CALL" out for accounting majors to fill their positions involving "white-collar" crime. If this interests you, then YOU need to register for Accounting 1 next year. This course also affords you the opportunity to try out for the three-time UIL State Winning Accounting Team at Granbury High School. Our Accounting Team is held in very high esteem throughout the state. Accounting is known as the "language of business". Learn how financial records are a part of everyone's life and everything in the business world revolves around ACCOUNTING. Students reflect on this knowledge as they engage in the process of recording, classifying, summarizing, analyzing, and communicating accounting information.
- Understand the accounting industry and accounting careers.
- Communicate how accounting procedures affect financial statements.
- Prepare financial statements.
- Maintain cash controls.
- Perform accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
- Complete the accounting cycle.
- Maintain inventory records.
- Prepare bank reconciliation.
- Complete payroll procedures and payroll taxes.
- Use automated systems to perform accounting functions
Text Book: MindTap K12, Instant Access (12 months): Century 21 Accounting General Journal, Copyright Updated, 10th Edition: General Journal, Copyright Update
1 Credit – Grades 11-12 Prerequisites: Accounting 1 Students continue the investigation of the field of accounting, including how it is impacted by industry standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors. Students reflect on this knowledge as they engage in various managerial and cost accounting activities. Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in management decision making. Students will also learn automated accounting systems utilizing QuickBooks and will have the opportunity to earn QuickBooks certification.
- Sales and Inventory for a Merchandising company
- Accounting for Fixed Assets
- Long-term Liabilities and Equity
- Financial Statements
- MindTap K12, Instant Access (12 months): Century 21 Accounting General Journal, Copyright Updated, 10th Edition: General Journal
- QuickBooks Online: Comprehensive Patricia Hartley, MBA
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance (9505) 1 Credit – Grades 9-10 Prerequisites: None Have you ever thought about owning your own business? This class examines the foundations of small business management including product sales, advertising, and financial management. Learn about the small business world through projects, guest speakers, and relevant activities.
Career Prep I
2 credits – Grades 11-12 Prerequisites: None Career Preparation 1 is a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with the student's paid employment experience to develop a variety of employability and job-specific skills for a fast-changing workplace. The Career Preparation program supports strong partnerships between the school, businesses, and the community. Students will develop resumes, strengthen interview skills, investigate potential careers, discover strategies for improving human relations in the workplace, and cultivate an understanding of budgeting and financial topics through real world examples. Students will leave with a portfolio of items necessary for career and workplace success beyond high school. An average of 15 hours of work per week are required.
Career Prep II
2 credits – Grade 12 Prerequisite: Career Prep I Career Preparation 2 provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and supports strong partnerships among school, business, and community stakeholders. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills applicable to their training station, job interview techniques, communication skills, financial and budget activities, human relations, and portfolio development. An average of 15 hours of work per week are required.
Extended Career Prep ()
1 credit – Grades 11-12 Prerequisite: One advanced CTE course Co-requisite: Career Prep I or Career Prep II This course must be taken concurrently with Career Prep 1 and/or Career Prep 2.