Business, Finance and Information Technology


There are two pathways in this academy:

  1. Financial Planning
  2. Game & Simulation Design

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Planning

This program focuses on business essentials and accounting principles and provides an introduction to banking services, accounting, securities and investments. Successful students will acquire knowledge, skills, and abilities that best prepare them to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Curriculum Components

  • Business Essentials
  • Accounting
  • Consumer & Personal Finance
  • Business Economics
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investing
  • Risk Management & Insurance

Possible Careers

  • Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Credit Analyst
  • Payroll Specialist

Game & Simulation Design

This program introduces visual design principles and software methods to develop video games, simulation of real-world events, or corporate training software. Successful students will acquire knowledge, skills, and abilities that best prepare them to create dynamic web pages using multimedia tools and techniques to design/develop web-based games and simulations.

Curriculum Components

  • Computing Systems
  • Business Programming
  • Computer Programming
  • Database Applications
  • Data Systems/Processing
  • Game Design & Authoring for the Web
  • Project Management

Possible Careers

  • Systems Software Engineer
  • Simulation Designer
  • Texture Artist
  • Concept/Storyboard Artist