George Washington High School
BusinessConnect prepares graduates to become tomorrow’s business leaders. Courses may include introduction to business, web page design, finance, marketing and entrepreneurship. Students may have the opportunity to receive college credit and industry recognized certifications.
This course introduces accounting systems and procedures that are applied to accounting records kept for businesses that operate in a private enterprise economy. Experiences are provided in analyzing business transactions, preparing financial statements and relating their applications to personal and business use.
A project-based business course that develops understanding and skills in business law, economics, financial analysis, human resources management, information management, marketing, operations and strategic management.
Marketing education focuses on the foundations of marketing, selling and economic foundations. Employability skills, interpersonal skills and life skills are also emphasized. Career opportunities in marketing are explored.
This course takes an in-depth look at social networks, social media platforms and online advertising to offer students an advantage in many positions involving marketing, consulting and brand management both on the buyer and seller side of social media. Students with an interest in entrepreneurship will also find the course useful as new businesses often rely on social media marketing.
This course emphasizes training in a variety of business and education-related software, including spreadsheets, database, presentation and desktop publishing. Students will conduct online technical research to complete several tasks and will analyze and evaluate the value of the online research. The course focuses on correct formatting of business documents, document design and communication skills.
Note: CareerConnect classes may vary by school.
|Occupation||Education Level||Median Annual Earnings|
|Bank Teller||High School Diploma, Certificate||$27,370|
|Administrative Assistant||Associate’s Degree||$35,860|
|Real Estate Appraiser||Associate’s Degree||$60,030|
|Human Resources Manager||Bachelor’s Degree||$133,740|
|Marketing Manager||Bachelor’s Degree||$141,190|
|Financial Analyst||Advanced Degree||$76,950|
Source: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment