Business Design Technology is a two-year program that combines basic business skills with technology. Students will gain a foundation in business ethics, communication skills, online security, career development, personal finance, accounting, and entrepreneurship. Students will also master skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access in order to gain Microsoft Certifications which are recognized worldwide. The course will run for two consecutive semesters; therefore, students will receive two Carnegie units at the end of the school year.
Freshman Career Exploration is a course to be taught in the 9th grade and is to be used as an introduction to career pathways and career decision-making. This introductory course includes content in self-development, career clusters, pathways, and choices, as well as financial planning. The course is designed to be taught in a “flipped” classroom environment where students are introduced to the content outside of class and actually experience the content during class.