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Freeport High School

Business/Marketing Department

 

BUSINESS/MARKETING DEPARTMENT TEACHERS

Ms. Algeria
Ms. Buckland
Ms. Hawthorne
Ms. Shultis
 

Business/Marketing Department Course Offerings

                       

                 
Half -Year Courses

PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – In our changing economy you must be able to make fiscally sound decisions!  This half-year course helps students on their way to becoming financially responsible adults.  They will learn skills which will help them to take charge of their own finances and make intelligent and responsible decisions in regards to their current and future income.  Topics include housing costs, budgeting, savings, checking, the use and abuse of credit, filing personal income taxes, obtaining insurance, investment opportunities, and resume preparation.  THIS COURSE IS A RECOMMENDATION FOR GRADUATION!  

FASHION MARKETING - Students will learn about fashion trends, marketing functions, and tasks performed by fashion employees with project based, hands-on-experiences.  

INTERNET/DESKTOP PUBLISHING/POWERPOINT - Learn to create eye-catching documents using advanced features of MS Word, create exciting presentations using PowerPoint, and use the Internet for searching and research.   

WEB PAGE DESIGN – Create dynamic Web Sites using Front Page software.  You will learn how to use headings, themes, insert graphics, hyperlinks, sound, video, forms, buttons, and dynamic effects.  Projects include creating your own personal website.  

COMPUTERIZED KEYBOARDING - In twenty short weeks, you can learn to touch-type and also how to format documents such as letters, memos, and reports.
FRESHMAN SEMINAR - Freshman Seminar is designed to ease students’ transition to high school and provide them with basic skills needed to be successful in high school in order to become college and career-ready. This course will orient students to Freeport High School, teach essential “study skills” to help students to be successful in high school, develop personal skills, explore college and career opportunities, create a career plan, and have a healthy mind, body, and lifestyle.


 

Full -Year Courses

ACCOUNTING I – Calling all ACCOUNTANTS!  Due to the severe shortage of employees in this field, accounting is rapidly becoming one of the most popular college majors.  Learn the complete bookkeeping cycle from the opening of a business to closing at the end of the fiscal period.  You will learn journal and ledger entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial statements and all bookkeeping functions.                

VIRTUAL ENTERPRISE (VE) - In this course students will create and manage a simulated business.  Students take on the role of employees and are involved in actual “on-the-job” work experiences including sales, marketing, accounting, personnel management, etc.  The virtual company conducts business with other virtual firms nationally and internationally.

BUSINESS AND PERSONAL LAW – Learn how to apply the fundamental principles of law that involve your personal and occupational life.  Criminal law, civil law, employment law, contract law, marriage, and family law are covered.  Know your rights in the legal system.                    

HOTEL/RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT – Hospitality, the world’s largest and fastest growing industry provides 1 out of every 8 jobs today!  You will learn about food and beverage, lodging, recreation, travel and tourism.  Explore careers in this exciting field through field trips to restaurants, hotels and colleges.          

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING – Would you like to become a part of one of the fastest growing college majors and one of the most exciting industries?  Are you interested in a career in the sports or entertainment industry?  Interested in playing for a professional sports team?  You will learn about principals of marketing, how teams are owned and operated, management principles, collective bargaining, contracts and sports law.