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CTE Program Banners 2021_Academy of Business and Finance

Academy of Finance Instructor

Noel Benadom

PV-TEC
CTE, CTC

Nikki Farmer

Pocatello High School, PV-TEC
CTE, CTC

Nicholas Sorrell

Highland High School
CTC

Chantel Reddish

PV-TEC
CTE, CTC

Jordan Smith

Pocatello High School
CTE

Academy of Business and Finance Pathway

#30501
Business Computer Applications I
1 Trimester @ CHS, HHS, PHS. PV-TEC
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
Microsoft Certification:
Word, Power Point

 

#30422
Interactive Media: Graphics
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 10, 11, 12
Microsoft Certification:
Photoshop

 

#30101
Business Law and Ethics
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 11, 12

 

#30025
Accounting I Math
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 11, 12

 

 

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#30451
Interactive Media: Video
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 10, 11, 12

 

#30734
Personal Business Finance Economics
1 Trimester @ HHS, PV-TEC
Grades 11, 12

 

#30035
Accounting II Math
1 Trimester @ PV-TEC
Grades 11, 12

Academy of Business and Finance Courses

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30501 Business Computer Applications I - 1 Trimester – CHS/HHS/NHHS/PHS/PV-TEC 9 10 11 12

Prerequisite: Keyboarding I (Middle School) or Keyboarding Applications

Students are introduced to the use of industry standard computer applications used for solving business problems. Microsoft Office Suite is used to format and produce documents. The use of graphics, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentation applications and the ethical use of the internet are covered in this course. This class is designed for students who plan to attend college and wish to earn concurrent enrollment credits through ISU.  Specialist exams in MS Word and PowerPoint. State code 100050

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30422 Interactive Media: Graphics I - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC 10 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Interactive Media Video

This course is designed to allow students to develop skills in formatting and editing raw visual layouts and illustrations using appropriate print, 3D, and animation software. Skills to be acquired include mapping, lighting, camera techniques, animation planning and storyboard development. Emphasis is placed on preparing materials to web/print industry standards. State code 111530

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30451 Interactive Media: Video I - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC 10 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Interactive Media Graphics

This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of audio-visual production equipment and processes. Students will be introduced to video editing skills and techniques for planning, designing and developing video. Skills to be obtained are file management, audio and video capturing, adding events to timelines, editing multiple video tracks, transitions, voice over production, and key framing. State code 110550

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30101 Business Law and Ethics - 1 Trimester – NHHS/PV-TEC 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Personal Business Finance Economics

This is a great elective course for students interested in any area of business or seeking a career in law. Students will be using computers to research laws, court cases, and to complete legal briefs. Curriculum includes civil and criminal law, the US court system, contract law, property law, marriage, divorce, and estate law. The class will offer opportunities to visit the Bannock County Courthouse to observe court proceedings and to learn about careers in law. A mock trial will be conducted as part of the class curriculum. This class can be taken for dual credit through Eastern Idaho Technical College. State code 120540

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30734 Personal Business Finance Economics - 1 Trimester – HHS/PV-TEC 11 12
80734 Personal Business Finance Economics DC

Prerequisite: Business Computer Applications I
Co-requisite: Business Law and Ethics

A course designed to provide students personal finance skills and knowledge; to include goal setting, budgeting, saving, investing, borrowing, insuring, identity protection and retirement planning. State code 121013 GEM Area 8 @ ISU

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30025 Accounting I (Math) - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Law and Ethics and Personal Business Finance Economics
Co-requisite: Accounting II (Math)

Students will be introduced to basic Accounting terminology and principles. Students will learn to analyze business transactions and prepare financial reports. This trimester focuses on what it takes to own and operate your own business.  A business simulation will also be completed for deeper understanding. State code 121040

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30035 * Accounting II (Math) - 1 Trimester – PV-TEC (DC) 11 12

Prerequisite: Business Law and Ethics and Personal Business Finance Economics
Co-requisite: Accounting I (Math)

Accounting II is a continuation of Accounting I. Students will learn about business partnerships and setting up corporations.  This trimester focuses on analyzing financial records and learning to make sound business decisions based on data driven reports. State code 121041