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Accounting Principles Individuals and businesses have a lot in common when it comes to money. Both earn it, spend it, save it, invest it and keep track of it. Keeping track of it is the most important choice one can make. Accounting Principles will give students the knowledge and skill to help them make both business and personal decisions.

Business Mathematics-BUS 115 (3 College Credits) This course is designed to provide solid, practical and current coverage of the mathematical topics students must master to succeed in life and business today.  Students will develop the computational and vocabulary skills necessary for retailing, marketing, accounting, business management, and finance.

Customer Service-BUS 106 (3 College Credits) A loyal customer base is one of an organization’s most important assets. This course covers the concepts and skills needed for success in business careers. Emphasis is given to dealing with customer service and handling conflicts and stress.

Entrepreneurship-BUS 109 (3 College Credits) Do you think that you would like to work for yourself? Are you willing to take the risk? Would you like to learn what it takes to start and operate a business? This course will tell you about the opportunities for small business ownership and help you develop the necessary planning skills. Preparing a business plan will be a course requirement.

Introduction to Business-This course is being offered to Presque Isle High School sophomores that are interested in the business world. See your counselor for more information.

Introduction to Business-BUS 101 (3 College Credits) Introduces students to the environment in which business is transacted by presenting an overview of functional areas of business and the basic concepts of the business world.

Introduction to Micro Computer Applications-CIS 113 (3 College Credits) Provides students with a working knowledge of the operating system, word processing and presentation graphics using Microsoft Office.  Coverage of the operating system will include working with and organizing files, personalizing the Windows environment, and managing the Windows 8 operating system.

Marketing Provides an overview of the marketing skills and techniques used in product planning and promotion. Explores the strategy behind and implementation of a marketing plan, while covering consumer behavior, product life-cycle, marketing communications and pricing tactics.

Personal Finance-BUS 114 (3 College Credits) Designed to help individuals analyze and direct their own financial affairs. Students will practice and apply skills to begin a lifelong journey of personal financial planning. This course will provide strategies for managing personal financial resources, buying decisions, insurance, investing, and retirement planning.

Principles of Accounting I-ACC 111 (4 College Credits) This is an introductory course teaching the fundamental principles of accounting.  Emphasis is on developing technical procedures of the accounting cycle including journalizing, posting, adjusting entries, closing books and preparing financial statements.