Catholic High School
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Computer and Business Technology

Computer Science Faculty
Name Email Course
Connie Sieja Computer Applications
Kelly Williams Accounting

Computer Applications
This course covers advanced word processing techniques, electronic spreadsheets, and database applications.
Required course, waived upon successful completion of proficiency exam.

One-half credit

Programming I
Programming I will use Visual Basic.NET to introduce students to basic concepts of programming and Web page design. They will learn object-oriented programming, structured design, modular design, user interface design, logic and syntax rules. The students will create stand alone computer programs as well as Web pages.
Prerequisite: Computer Applications and Geometry

One elective credit

Accounting and Personal Finance
The Accounting course is designed to cover three major phases.  The first phase is the Elements of Financial Records, which is the basic foundation for proceeding into the other phases.  Accounting Systems and Procedures is the subject of phase two, which covers the basic elements of the accounting cycle from the origination of the data to the interpretation of the financial information.   Phase three deals with Business Data Processing which is designed to show the student various methods used in processing accounting data.  The complete accounting cycle is followed for a service business and a merchandising business.  Emphasis is given to the differences among single proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.
Prerequisite:  Junior or Senior  
                                                                                                                    One elective credit