Business Technology

ACCOUNTING I

 

               2401 Course number                 
Credit: 1 unit    
           Grade level: (*10), 11, 12            
Prerequisite: None

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course covers the basic rules and procedures for the entire double-entry accounting cycle.  Students learn by "doing" and will complete business simulations manually and if time permits, on the computer.  All business degrees at the college level require a minimum of six hours of accounting.  Students will learn how to use a 10-key calculator quickly and accurately.  This course provides entry-level skills for immediate employment in the workplace.  *Sophomores may take the course with teacher's permission and signature on the pre-enrollment form.

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF TECHNOLOGY

 

                   8169 Course number                   
Credit: 1 computer unit  
& OHLAP Credit
          Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12          
Prerequisite: Keyboarding

                                               

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a full year course.  This course is the basis for preparing students for business and IT positions through hands-on project-based learning, textbook assignments, and internet research. It is a core course for students who want to obtain basic computer literacy using Windows 7, computer applications using Microsoft Office 2013, and the internet. This course will provide students with the fundamental concepts, principles, and ideas needed to understand how business is operated and managed in rapidly changing global environment which is needed for success in careers in business related fields. It provides job readiness skills and soft skills that are critical for success in any workplace setting. Industry-standard certifications are offered in all programs or skill areas.

 

This class is a prerequisite for Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies, Fundamentals of Web Design, Graphic Design, and Video Production.  This class is essential to anyone using a computer in business, college, or at home.

 

 

 

PERSONAL LAW I

 

                     2150 Course number                 
Credit: 1 unit
               Grade level:  (*10), 11, 12           
Prerequisite: None

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course covers personal, practical law.  Students learn how law works in everyday life by discussing legal issues such as the rights of minors and privacy issues such as abortion and random drug testing.  Also covered are civil and criminal law, family law including separation and divorce, contracts, and laws concerning employment and housing.  * Sophomores may take the course with teacher’s permission and signature on the pre-enrollment form.            

 

 

DESKTOP PUBLISHING & GRAPHIC DESIGN

 

                                   8149 Course Number                           
      Credit: 1 unit
                                      Grade level: 10,11,12                             
        Prerequisite: Business & Computer Technology

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a full year course. Students will acquire skills related to communicating through visual design with the primary emphasis of this course being desktop publishing and working with graphics. Programs taught are Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Fireworks, and Adobe InDesign, among others. Publications created will be posters, flyers, brochures, menus, t-shirts, among many others. Membership in Business Professionals of America (BPA) is strongly encouraged.  Dues are $15 providing additional leadership training and the opportunity to participate in job-related contests. Professional Certification is offered in all programs. Possible Career Outcome: Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer, Graphic Design Specialist, Multimedia Specialist, Office Information Specialist

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF ADMINISTRATIVE
TECHNOLOGIES

 

                8103 Course number                 
Credit: 1 unit & OHLAP credit
Grade level: 10, 11, 12 
Prerequisite:  Fundamentals of Technology 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This is a full year course.  This course builds on the core business skills from Fundamentals of Technology and will provide students with the concepts, principles, and attitudes needed to understand how an office is operated and managed in a rapidly changing global environment.  The integration of state-of-the-art personal computing is done throughout the course.  Areas emphasized are Windows 7, Microsoft Word 2013, Microsoft Excel 2013, Outlook 2013, office procedures, and telephone etiquette.  Industry-standard certifications are offered in all programs or skill areas.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGIES II

 

8104 Course number                  Credit:  1 comp. unit & OHLAP credit

Grade level:  11,12                    Prerequisite:  Fundamentals of                                                   Admin. Tech.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This is a full year course.  This course builds on the Fundamentals of Administrative Technology skills and will provide students with the ability to utilize, analyze, and manipulate data through a database application using Microsoft Access 2013.   The integration of multiple Microsoft Office applications will build critical thinking skills as students utilize the appropriate applications needed to complete case projects.  Industry-standard certifications are offered in all programs or skill areas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT

 

8105 Course number                  Credit: 1 comp. unit & OHLAP credit

Grade level: 11, 12                    Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Admin. Tech. & Administrative Tech II

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is a full year course. This course

builds on the Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies and

Administrative Technologies II. It focuses on higher-level content and

and strategies necessary to effectively engage students in technology

and managerial skills needed for success in competitive business

careers. This course is designed to enhance administrative support

and management skill needed in the workplace. Industry-standard

certifications are offered in all programs or skill areas.

 

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF WEB DESIGN
(Guymon Schools’ Websites)

 

8153 Course Number                 Credit: 1 unit

Grade level: 10, 11, 12               Prerequisite:

Business & Computer

Technology Course

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a full year course.

Students will master fundamental web design skills during this course, then students may apply for “MULTIMEDIA AND IMAGE MANAGEMENT” the following year in which they can work on the Guymon Schools website.  The Guymon Schools website is no longer offered during this fundamentals course, but must be earned after this course is achieved.  Students will acquire fundamental web authoring skills and design strategies through the application of HTML and future trends in web programming.  Once HTML foundation skills are achieved, students will utilize an editor and graphics packages for application of design principals.  Programs mastered are Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash Animation, and others.  Professional Level Certification is offered in all programs. 
Possible Career Outcome: Web Design Associate/Apprentice.

 

 

 

 

 

KEYBOARDING I

 

2553 Course number                  Credit: ½ unit

Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12           Prerequisite: None

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: If you have already had one semester of keyboarding (HS OR JH), DO NOT ENROLL in  this course.  This course teaches home row, fundamentals of technique, and correct fingering of a computer keyboard.  Proper use and care for assignments is stressed as well as developing a business-like attitude of responsibility for assignments.  Students will prepare basic documents such as letters, memos, reports, and tables.  Keyboarding is essential for acquiring additional computer literacy and is required for most business and computer technology courses.  This is a one-semester course.

 

 

SENIOR VIDEO: (Multimedia and Image Management Techniques)

 

8191 Course Number                             Credit: 1 unit

Grade level: Seniors Only                      Prerequisite:

ANY BEHNE CLASS

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a full year course.

Students will work on the annual Senior Slideshow as an end of the year project shown at Baccalaureate, among other video projects.

Students will prepare for careers in communications media and/or personal videos of a professional caliber.  Additionally, students will understand certification standards and copyright basics.  Programs taught are Adobe Premiere, Adobe Encore, Adobe Photoshop, among others.  Professional Certification is offered in all programs. Possible Career Outcome: Video Editor, Video Production Assistant.

 

 

 

Multimedia & Image Management Techniques

 

                   8150 Course Number                
Credit: 1 unit
                     Grade level: 10,11,12                
    Prerequisite:  Fundamentals of Technology 


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a full year courseStudents will acquire skills in digital photography and Adobe Photoshop graphic design skills.  Focus will be on printed professional design.  Additionally, students will understand certification standards and copyright basics.  Programs taught are Adobe Photoshop, among others.  Professional Certification is offered in all programs.  Probable Carrier Outcome:  desktop Publisher, Graphic Designer.

 

 

ADVANCED WEB DESIGN (Design Tools and Electronic Marketing)

 
8154 Course Number  
Credit: 1 Unit 
                       Grade level: 10,11,12                      
          Prerequisite: fundamentals of Web Design      

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a full year course. Students will work on a section of the Guymon Schools’ website of their choice.  Students will acquire fundamental skills in image creation and management procedures and enhancement techniques; methods ofr print and web publishing; and certification standards and copyright basics as they develop and electronic portfolio.  Students will acquire skills related to communicating through visual design with the primary emphasis of this course being desktop publishing and working with graphics.  Programs taught are Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash Animation, and others.  Professional Certification is offered in all programs.  Possible Career Outcome: Multimedia Production Assistant, Web Designer, Graphic Multimedia Specialist, Office Information specialist.