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Mrs. Kristen Remington

Business Courses

Business Education Accounting I
Elective Grade: 10-12
Length: One year Credit: 1
Prerequisite: None

Accounting I is designed for students wishing to explore careers in accounting or business. Students will be equipped with a broad knowledge of business operations and the basic skills they will need to keep and analyze business records. Knowledge of accounting contributes to a person’s ability to earn a living, understanding of the activities of the business world, and competence in managing personal affairs. Use of a variety of practice sets, which include checkbooks, accounting forms, and source documents, allows students to experience what accounting in an office setting is like.

Accounting II
Elective Grade: 11-12
Length: One year Credit: 1
Prerequisite: Accounting I
Accounting II addresses the needs of students who want a strong foundation in basic accounting theory and procedures. Students will achieve mastery of basic accounting concepts and procedures while working with a variety of practice sets to simulate accounting in an office setting.

Accounting III
Elective Grade: 12
Length: One year Credit: 1
Prerequisite: Accounting II
Accounting III is designed for students who will be going into business and/or accounting in college or technical college. Students will complete the Advanced Accounting book and learn computerized accounting procedures.

Desktop Publishing
Elective Grade: 10-12
Length: One semester Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
This is a course in desktop publishing design. The student will change ordinary typewritten text into attractive, professional looking documents using design elements such as font faces, font styles, font sizes, graphics, lines, spacing techniques, clipart, and the Internet. Students will design a menu for a restaurant of their choice, a brochure about their favorite travel destination, newsletters, a calendar and more. If you are ready to use your creativity and computer knowledge to design projects of your own, this is the class for you.

Introduction to Business
Elective Grade: 9-12
Length: One semester Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
This course provides students the groundwork in business, economics, and marketing occupations. Learn steps to become an entrepreneur, successfully run a business (The Wolf Den), and market your products and services effectively. 15

Microsoft Office Suite-TC
Elective Grade: 9-12
Length: One semester Credit: .5
Prerequisite: none
Microsoft Office Suite will introduce Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access to students using the curriculum from Fox Valley Technical College. In this course students will learn the basics needed to use each application for school, work, and home. (Students can receive credit from FVTC upon successful completion of this course).

Microsoft Word/Excel
Elective Grade: 9-12
Length: One semester Credit: .5
Prerequisite: Microsoft Office Suite-TC
Microsoft Word is a word processing application and Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application. In this course students will learn advanced features of both Word and Excel by creating documents and spreadsheets that contain headers/footers, endnotes/footnotes, tables, charts, formulas, and much more. This course builds on what was learned in Microsoft Office Suite.

Sport and Entertainment Business
Elective Grade: 10-12
Length: One semester Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
Marketing is the tool that has allowed the United States Economy to be one of the most successful in the world. Come and learn how fans and companies spend billions of dollars each year on sport and how entertainment is one of the largest exports from the United States to the rest of the world. Students will learn the basic functions of marketing and how those functions are applied to sport and entertainment. At the end of the semester students will be able to use their knowledge in sport and entertainment to create their own arena.

Web Page Design
Elective Grade: 10-12
Length: One semester Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
The world has become digital with an estimate of over two billion web pages on the Internet. Our global market depends upon effective communication over the net. In this class students will learn how to create web pages that will attract and hold the viewer's interest. This class will use software programs such as Dreamweaver, Photoshop, FrontPage, and Flash to design web pages. Join us for an exciting new adventure in creating web pages.

Dual (Transcripted-TC) Credit
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) has established dual (transcripted) credit agreements with Hilbert High School. To be eligible for dual (transcripted) credit students must complete the high school course with a C grade or better and have “transcripted credit” (TC) indicated on their high school transcript. The student will receive 2 separate grades for the course-one on their high school transcript and one on their FVTC transcript (the grades may differ depending on the grading scale FVTC requires). 16