These courses may satisfy Career and Technical Education and General Elective requirements. Some elective courses listed may not be offered if not justified by sufficient enrollment.

AAB-3011/3012

ACCOUNTING I

Length/Credit:
One Year, 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 10-12 grade
Introduction to accounting concepts through sole proprietorship, partnerships, and corporations. Record business transactions; prepare financial records for small business; learn business foundations for professional or personal use.

AAB-3021/3022

ACCOUNTING II

Length/Credit:
One Year, 1 credit
Prerequisite:
Accounting I, Open to 11-12 grade
Generate computerized reports for detailed payroll records, uncollectible accounts, depreciation, accrued income and expenses, prepaid income and prepaid expenses; record departmental transactions; demonstrate knowledge of cost accounting, managerial accounting and manufacturing accounting.

AAB-3060

BASIC TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information:
This course is suggested for students with limited computer experience.
Keyboarding covers the touch typing method and the creation and formatting of personal and business documents. This course includes drill and practice that will improve speed and accuracy for each student. Students will produce letters, reports, memos, and "mailable" documents that are formatted correctly.

AAB-3110

PERSONAL FINANCE

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Meets Economic or Personal Finance Graduation Requirement
Does not satisfy NCAA requirements
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 11-12 grade
Prepares students to make sound financial decisions by researching, evaluating, and analyzing real-world financial situations in order to achieve realistic short-term and long-term goals. Students will utilize decision-making skills and relevant resources regarding careers, financial planning, maintaining financial records, spending, saving and investing while realizing the consequences of credit, debt, identity theft and the impact of taxes , insurance and loan options and choices.

AAB-3120

PERSONAL AND BUSINESS LAW

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 11-12 grade
Location:
LHS only

State Approved CTE course and meets SD High School graduation requirement.
Personal and Law will focus on an understanding of the court system at the local, state, and national level. Students will gain an understanding of contract law, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, utilization of financial transactions, employment and agency relationships, and the understanding of the regulations governing different types of business organizations.

AAV-3111

MARKETING EDUCATION I

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 11-12 grade
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Develop skills in the operation of the school store business; develop job-seeking skills through completion of a letter of application, resume, application forms, and practicing interviewing techniques; study marketing and business concepts including management, production, accounting, ownership, and the relationship of business and society; apply basic concepts of economics to school store including goods and services, resources, price, supply and demand.

AAV-3121

MARKETING EDUCATION II

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 11-12 grade
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Explain the role of promotion; study marketing and business concepts and marketing functions and strategies, market identification and demonstrate the process and techniques of selling. Understand risk management including types of business risk, security, safety and accidents; explore the importance of credit and identify importance of marketing information management and product service planning.

AAV-3131

MARKETING EDUCATION III

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
Marketing I, Open to 12 grade
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Oversee the operation and the management of the school store by scheduling employees, ordering merchandise, making deposits, and receiving merchandise; review marketing and business concepts; describe inventory counts and levels, inventory control systems, inventory shrinkage and apply them to the school store; determine types of promotion; explain and demonstrate promotional mix in the operation of the school store; develop management skills in marketing and business including overhead/operating costs and the employee’s role in expense control; develop management skills in human resources including orientation of new employees, employee complaints and morale, training and development.

AAV-3142

MARKETING EDUCATION IV

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
Marketing I & II, Open to 12 grade
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Understand economic systems including government and business, private enterprise, profit, risk, competition, productivity, and international trade; utilize marketing/information management including research, data, and forecasts; develop product knowledge.

AAV-3151/3161/3171

MARKETING INTERNSHIP/CO-OP I

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit (10 hours/week)
1 credit (20 hours/week) or 1.5 credit (30 hours/week)
Prerequisite:
Open to 11-12 grade
Must be enrolled in Marketing Education I or Marketing Education III
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Students do not have to be employed at the time they enroll in this course.
Instruction is shared between the classroom teacher and the employment supervisor.
Students must be enrolled in classes through 4th period (7th period – LHS) and
must complete a Marketing Application form (found in the Counselor’s Office) and an
interview with the instructor. In order for students to earn credit for Marketing Co-op,
they must pass Marketing Ed.
Students will be employed in the community learning to accept responsibility, completing assigned tasks, gaining work experience, and developing employment skills.

AAV-3152/3162/3172

MARKETING INTERNSHIP/CO-OP II

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5, 1, or 1.5 credit
Maximum of 2 credits
Prerequisite:
Open to 11-12 grade
Must be enrolled in Marketing Education II or Marketing Education IV
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).

AAV-3361/3362

INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE MEDIA BROADCASTING

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit or One Year, 1 credit
General Elective
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at WHS only
Experience the changing world of online and broadcast media. Learn basic computer and public relations skills relating to the schools’ new display scoreboard systems, message board technology, internet web sites, preparation of online and /or printed roster/programs for sporting and other events. Help with the online streaming of athletic and fine arts events, preparation of the school video news program and other related projects. Students who enjoy this class would also enjoy moving on to Media Production and/or Advanced Journalism classes.