Business

Broadcasting & Video Production 1 (Academic)

C835AF and C835AS              1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

Journalism 1

Course Description:

Students enrolled in Introduction to Broadcasting (Radio and Television I) will discover a world of emerging technologies, as well as time-tested storytelling and scriptwriting assignments. Emphasis is placed on career opportunities, production, programming, promotion, sales, performance, and equipment operation. Instructional strategies include a hands-on school-based enterprise, public service, school initiatives, community activities, and much more. Students will create a video portfolio containing projects produced throughout the year for potential college and employment opportunities. Students can repeat this class.


Introduction to Business (College Prep)

C801CF/C801CS                      1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

None

Course Description:

Introduction to Business introduces students to the world of business, including the concepts, functions, and skills required for meeting the challenges of operating a business in the twenty-first century on a local, national, and/or international scale. The course covers business management, entrepreneurship, marketing fundamentals, and business ethics and law. The course further develops business vocabulary and provides an overview of business and the role that business plays in economic, social, and political environments.


Principles of Business Management (College Prep)

C840CF                      1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:

Principles of Business Management focuses on the roles and responsibilities of managers as well as opportunities and challenges of ethically managing a business in the free enterprise system. Students will attain an understanding of management, team building, leadership, problem-solving steps and process that contribute to the achievement of organizational goals. The management of human and financial resources is emphasized.


Chris Beaty ’00 Entrepreneurship Class (College Prep)

C851CF/C851CS                      1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

Open to students who are interested in pursuing Business in college.

Course Description:

Chris Beaty ’00 “Mr. Indianapolis” left an indelible mark on Cathedral High School. The Entrepreneurship Class is dedicated in his memory as he was the king of thinking of the next thing, how to market and monetize and while filling the needs of the marketplace. Chris was the epitome of lifelong connections and recognized at an early age the importance of building relationships. He had friends from all walks of life and all corners of the globe which made his rolodex quite impressive. Chris’ smile was his currency and he made everyone feel as though they were the most important person in the room. He was a doer, not a talker, and was always looking to lift others up. Through this class we hope to honor his memory by showing our students that there are many paths to success in life and living with zeal and humility will serve you well.


 Personal Financial Responsibility (College Prep)

C852CF/C852CS                      1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

Open to all students.

Course Description:

Personal Financial Responsibility address the identification and management of personal financial resources to meet the financial needs and wants of individuals and families, considering a broad range of economic, social, cultural, technological, environmental, and maintenance factors. This course helps students build skills in financial responsibility and decision-making; analyze personal standards, needs, wants, and goals; identify sources of income, saving and investing; understand banking, budgeting, record-keeping and managing risk, insurance and credit card debt. A project based approach and application through authentic settings such as work based observations and service learning experiences are appropriate. Direct, concrete applications of mathematics proficiencies in project are encouraged.


Sports Entertainment Marketing (College Prep)

C830CF/C830CS                      1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

Open to juniors and seniors.

Course Description:

Sports and Entertainment Marketing is a specialized marketing course that develops student understanding of the sport/event industries, their economic impact, and products; distribution systems and strategies; pricing considerations; product/service management, and promotion. Students acquire an understanding and appreciation for planning. Throughout the course, students are presented problem-solving situations for which they must apply academic and critical-thinking skills. A large portion of this course is project based with an emphasis on application of content and skills learned throughout the semester. The class as a whole will work with the Cathedral Athletic Department and individual sports and coaches to provide practical application of marketing techniques and strategies.


Accounting I (Academic)

C833AF/C833AS                      2 Semesters              2 Credits

Prerequisite:

Open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Course Description:

Accounting introduces the language of business using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and procedure for proprietorships, partnerships and corporations using double-entry accounting. This course will involve analyzing and recording business transactions and preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial reports as a basis for decision-making. Instructional strategies will include the use of computers, projects, and real world experiences to apply accounting theories and principles. This class is highly recommended to any student that may want to study any type of business in college; this may include accounting, finance, management, and marketing.


Applied Career Info and Exploration  (College Prep)

C806CF/C806CS                      1 Semester              1 Credit

Prerequisite:

Open to Juniors and Seniors

Course Description:

Applied Career Information and Exploration provides students with opportunities to learn about themselves including interests, strengths and needed supports while exploring various traditional and nontraditional occupations and careers. Students develop skills in: (1) employability, (2) understanding the economic process, and (3) career decision making and planning. Opportunities are provided for students to observe and participate in various job situations through opportunities such as community-based instruction, shadow days, mock interviews, and guest speakers. There is a large research project and presentation component to this course, as well as several written reflections throughout the semester, as well as complete and utilize several of the personality and career interest assessments through Naviance.