CTE Finance & Accounting

  • Accounting A 02010A
    Learn the language of business! This course is strongly recommended for students planning to major in business in college. The accounting equation, analyzing transactions, use of T accounts, recording transactions in general journal, posting to a general ledger, chart of accounts, checking accounts, bank statement reconciliation, worksheets, financial statements, payroll records, 1040EZs and 1040As, and reading annual reports are covered. Students will use hands-on accounting software.  **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology

    COURSE NOTE: Combine with completion of 02010B - Accounting B to complete the state-approved formal CTE program for 1.0 fourth-year credit Math or 1.0 exchange credit in Science or World Language or Visual, Performing & Applied Arts.
    College credits may be available for students (earning a grade of B or above and demonstrating proficiency on a post assessment) through articulation agreements with Baker College and Ferris State University.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 02010B - Accounting B

    Accounting B 02010B
    Learn the language of business! This course is strongly recommended for students planning to major in business in college. The accounting equation, analyzing transactions, use of T accounts, recording transactions in general journal, posting to a general ledger, chart of accounts, checking accounts, bank statement reconciliation, worksheets, financial statements, payroll records, 1040EZs and 1040As, and reading annual reports are covered. Students will use hands-on accounting software.  **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology
    COURSE NOTE: Combine with completion of 02010A - Accounting A to complete state-approved formal CTE program for 1.0 fourth-year credit Math or 1.0 exchange credit in Science or World Language or Visual, Performing & Applied Arts.
    College credits may be available for students (earning a grade of B or above and demonstrating proficiency on a post assessment) through articulation agreements with Baker College and Ferris State University.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 02010A - Accounting A

    Personal Finance 02025
    Understanding and managing personal finance is key to one's future financial success. This course presents essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about real world financial issues. Students will use a decision making process to build confidence to make financial decisions related to the management of personal financial resources, which include analyzing how personal values impact spending behaviors, building earning capacity, controlling personal credit and debt, protecting assets and building wealth, using financial services in a sensible manner, understanding risk management and insurance, utilizing credible and timely resources, managing personal financial records, and adapting to unexpected events in a project-based environment. Students will apply sound foundational financial decision making principles immediately after completing the program and in the future, and exhibit mindful money management behaviors that will be of immediate and future benefit to themselves and their families. Students will be applying mathematical principles in solving a variety of consumer and personal financial problems.  **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology
    COURSE NOTE:  Successful completion of this course will fulfill .5 Math elective credit or .5 Applied Arts elective credit, but not both, to meet graduation requirements.
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12

    College Accounting A 02020A
    This course is strongly recommended for students who wish to pursue a career in Business or Finance. Using an integrated approach in the course, students learn how businesses plan for and evaluate operating, financing, and investing decisions and then how accounting systems gather and provide data to internal and external decisions makers. This course covers all the learning objectives of a traditional college level accounting course, plus those from a managerial accounting course. Topics include accounting information systems, time value of money, accounting for merchandising firms, sales and receivables, fixed assets, debt, equity, cash flow, financial ratios, cost-volume profit analysis and variance analysis. **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology

    COURSE NOTE: Completion of this course will fulfill .5 fourth-year credit Math or .5 credit Visual, Performing & Applied Arts, but not both, to meet graduation requirements.

    College credits may be available for students (earning a grade of B or above and demonstrating proficiency on a post assessment) through articulation agreements with Baker College and Ferris State University.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 02010A/B - Accounting 
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 02020B - College Accounting B

    College Accounting B 02020B
    This course is strongly recommended for students who wish to pursue a career in Business or Finance. Using an integrated approach in the course, students learn how businesses plan for and evaluate operating, financing, and investing decisions and then how accounting systems gather and provide data to internal and external decisions makers. This course covers all the learning objectives of a traditional college level accounting course, plus those from a managerial accounting course. Topics include accounting information systems, time value of money, accounting for merchandising firms, sales and receivables, fixed assets, debt, equity, cash flow, financial ratios, cost-volume profit analysis and variance analysis. **Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology

    COURSE NOTE: Completion of this course will fulfill .5 fourth-year credit Math or .5 credit Visual, Performing & Applied Arts, but not both, to meet graduation requirements.

    College credits may be available for students (earning a grade of B or above and demonstrating proficiency on a post assessment) through articulation agreements with Baker College and Ferris State University.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced GRADE: 11-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 02020A - College Accounting A