If you are interested in business as a full-time career or just need some basic skills to help you become successful in any career you choose, these courses will help you get a jumpstart on your future. The following business courses are offered:

  • Accounting
  • Advanced Business Management
  • Business Law and Ethics*
  • Digital Communication Tools, Web Design
  • Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Financial Services
  • Introduction to Business
  • Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Merchandising
  • Personal Financial Responsibility
  • Power Up Electronics
  • Preparing for College and Careers
  • Principles of Business Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Grade level: 9-12

Locations: Fairfield, Wawasee

Professional Career Internship

Professional Career Internship provides opportunities for students to explore careers that require postsecondary degrees or certification. The emphasis is on applying skills developed through instruction as well as learning new career competencies at the intern site. Students participating in these structured experiences will follow class, school, business, organizational and state and federal guidelines. Internships, which are unpaid, include a classroom component and regular contact with the coordinator.

Students must apply for the course and provide their own transportation. The internship placement must match the student’s interests, and 70 hours of workplace experience is required in addition to seminar/classroom activities.

Grade level: 11-12

Recommended Prerequisite: A sequence of courses in the student’s career pathway

Location: Fairfield, Wawasee

Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education

This classroom-based course is organized and planned around activities associated with both a student’s individual job and his or her objectives in any of the career and technical fields of agriculture, business, family and consumer sciences, marketing, health occupations or trade/industrial education.

This year-long program provides students with on-the-job training and supervision by the instructor. Students will file weekly reports. Concepts, skills and attitudes essential to occupational competence learned in the classroom are applied in the workplace. Because work activities vary according to the student’s job placement, related instructional time includes such individualized study assignments as projects, job study guides and individual reading assignments.

Grade level: 11-12

Recommended Prerequisite: Computer Apps 1

Location: Fairfield

Additional Note: Student must work a minimum of 15 hours a week as a paid employee of a local business.