This course emphasizes the general principles that are used in accounting systems of both service and merchandising businesses. Students learn to record and post transactions, prepare financial statements, and adjust and close accounts at the end of a fiscal period. Students begin analysis of financial reports from a management perspective. Accounting I provides a foundation for students expecting to pursue higher education in any business field.

This course is part of Project Running Start (Manchester Community College: ACCT 113 - 3 Credits).

Students will build upon Accounting I principles with the introduction of an accounting software program. Additionally, students will explore the concepts in Managerial Accounting and special journals, receivables/payables, and an introduction to payroll.  

This course is part of Project Running Start (Manchester Community College: ACCT 123M- 3 Credits).

Students do NOT have to enroll in the Running Start course (additional fee) to take this course for GHS credit.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: During this half-year class, students will spend time learning about MS Office 2007. Students will work using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook. Additionally, students will engage in current event technology activities as well as learning about computer/technology and Internet Safety and Ethics in Technology.

Mrs. Scarlett ( or 497-4841 (ext. 5422)

Course Description: During this half year class students will spend time reviewing many of the aspects involved with personal finance including, personal financial planning, budgeting money, consumer credit strategies, consumerism, various investment choices, taxes & insurance and career explorations. There will be projects, journaling and group work/discussions. This class is now a Running Start optional course.
This course is designed as a way to explore the field of business studies. Units will identify key components of business—management, marketing, finance/accounting, and law—with opportunities for students to explore these areas through the use of case studies, review of current trends, and projects. This course will rely on current industry technology applications for projects and presentations. (This course fulfills ICT requirement.)

We will be using an electronic book, as indicated on the course syllabus. Copies of each chapter will be available in hard copy for each students; additional copies may be printed directly from Moodle.
Mrs. Scarlett ( or 497-4841 ext 5422)

Course Description: Project Running Start course- (MCC: BUS 114 - 3 College Credits available). During this full year class we will cover the principles and techniques underlying the successful organization and management of businesses. Using traditional analyses and extensive projects and case studies, students will be introduced to the management functions necessary to successfully run a small business.
Principles of Marketing
Mrs. Scarlett ( or 497-4841 ext 5422)

Course Description: During this full year class (Running Start – optional) students will spend time reviewing marketing concepts, marketing careers, the marketing mix, advertising, consumerism, international marketing and distribution channels. We will spend time working on class projects both independently and in groups. Additionally, students enrolled in this class will apply their skills working in the school store.