Business Department


Accounting is a system of keeping accurate records of financial transactions for a business.  This course is strongly recommended to anyone planning to take college courses in business administration, accounting, or who plans to work in business.  Students will learn what business transactions are and how accountants use a double-entry system (debits and credits) to keep track of those transactions.  Students will study the complete accounting cycle or recording transactions, preparing financial statements, and "closing the books" for small, single-owner service and merchandising businesses.

Business I

This class will cover the basics of starting and running a business.  Students will learn economic concepts, business skills, and financial responsibilities.  They will learn the various aspects of starting and running a business.  Students will also develop a business plan, advertisements, logos, and letterheads for a business. 

Business II

During this course students will work and operate Chippewa High School's Coffee Shop.  Students will be responsible for all the daily activities of owning and operating a small business.  Activities and duties will include customer service, marketing, ordering products, inventory control, and product development.    

CCP - Business Law and Ethics

Business Law and Ethics is an examination of the functions of the legal system in the business environment.  This course includes the study of traditional business law topics and other basic topics applicable to business.  A close examination of the intersection between professional ethical decision-making and the legal system as it applies to business.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the fundamental concepts of business law and ethics.  

CCP - Computer Applications

This course describes the components and peripherals of computer/PC and how they function and communicate as a system.  Principle topics covered are the Windows operating system, Internet applications, the Windows networking environment and a variety of software application packages used to solve scientific, business, and engineering technology problems.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy meets the state financial management requirements.  This class will provide students with how to be responsible when managing money, in today's changing market place.  Individual interests and needs are considered as students learn to manage their resources and cope with common consumer issues.  Other topics covered include; taxes, budget planning, banking services, saving and investing, credit, and insurance.  


During this class the students will learn the important role that marketing plays in our economic system.  Emphasis is on the effect of marketing on our economy, the consumer, industrial, and special markets; and product research and development.


Miss Akins