Accounting & Finance
- Gretchen Kinne
- Mary Racicky
The role of Accounting and Finance in the education process is very important if Business is a possible career for them in the future. The classes in this pathway will introduce students to the process that is involved in the importance of keeping accurate records and figuring prices, profit, discounts, loss, etc., in the business world. These areas can be very stimulating, rewarding, and provide excellent leadership opportunities. These areas also offer a variety of careers that they can choose from.
This two-semester course covers sole proprietorship accounting principles involved in the preparation and maintenance of financial records concerned with business management and operations. It is a comprehensive introduction including recording, summarizing and reporting, principles of income measurement and asset valuation, and accounting systems and controls. Students are exposed to careers in the accounting field and are given the opportunity to perform accounting applications using the computer.
The goal of personal finance is to help students become financially responsible, conscientious members of society. This course develops student understanding and skills in money
management; budgeting; financial goal attainment; use of credit, insurance; investments; and consumer rights and responsibilities. Application of academic concepts, technology, and career planning are integrated throughout the curriculum.