General Business Studies

Business Studies 10 (5 credits)

This introductory course is for students thinking of pursuing a career in business through entrepreneurship or through business studies after high school. Learn about the business environment, basic management and presentation techniques, the steps to launching your own business and the elements of successful entrepreneurship.

Business Studies 20 (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: Business Studies 10
This course looks at two key functions of business - Marketing and Finance. In the Marketing unit, students learn to analyse and apply fundamental marketing concepts before developing their own marketing strategy for re-brand or new product launch. Students will also learn the elements of basic business accounting and financial reporting to see how business professionals use Excel spreadsheets for the purpose of strategic decision making.

Business (Management) Intro IB (5 credits)

This course is for students enrolled in IB. Students identify basic management and marketing concepts; explore organizational structures, management theories, the nature of business, organizational planning and decision making, business impacts of globalization, and the management of change.

Business Studies multi-level (5 Credits)
Business Management

(Not offered in 2019-2020)
Suggested Pre-requisite: Business 20
This course introduces students to basic Business and Management principles in the national and international business environment. Topics discussed include business organisation, trade theories, the basics of international monetary and political systems, Students also touch upon HR strategy, leadership and motivation in the workplace Learn about national and global organizational business structures, management theories, economics and organizations as working units. Examine business decisions from a local, provincial, national and global context.

Business Studies 30 (5 Credits)
Entrepreneurship and Finance

Suggested Pre-requisite: Business Intermediate
This course is for students interested in running their own business. Develop entrepreneurial skills while engaging in hands-on activities that explore basic business concepts, marketing, advertising, finance and production. Students go through the stages of running a business venture in small groups. 

IB Business Management

Business Inter and Adv IB* (5 Credits)

Pre-requisite: Business Intro IB
*Pre-requisite: Business Inter IB

This course is for students enrolled in IB. Students expand on skills learned in IB Business skills in the areas of business and commerce including the exploration of topics such as; Human Resources, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, and Operations Management. Students conduct and in depth analysis of a business including: its product offering; management structure and hiring; financial position; production processes; operations and marketing strategy.

Computing Science

Robotics Intro and Computing Science 10 (6 credits)

Introduces student to robotics and computer programming. Students will spend approximately 9 weeks in each focus area. In Computing Science, students develop skills in the C++ structured programming language, learn basic problem solving techniques, and learn fundamental computer science concepts. During robotics at the introductory / exploratory
level, students learn about robotic systems and structures. Students learn to identify and build several robots and use sensors with a variety of platforms. Students learn about electrical components, build a light-following robot, and are introduced to VEX robotics and programming using RobotC. An extensive amount of practical work occurs during each of
the nine week courses. This course provides prerequisites for further studies in Robotics 2 and/or Computing Science 2.

Computing Science 20 (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: Robotics Intro & Comp Sci 10
Students continue to develop mastery of computer and programming concepts using C++ and Java computer languages with hands-on algorithm and program development. Students focus on writing computer programs to solve problems. Concepts include computer science skills, use of functions, use of arrays and structs, file writing skills, as well as the ability to program in a second language. Strong mathematical and problem solving recommended.

Computing Science 30 (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: Comp. Sci. 20
Students develop mastery of advanced concepts of computers and programming using the C++ and Java computer languages with hands-on algorithm and program development. Students will learn new methods of  problem solving and algorithm development. Concepts include computer science concept skills, searching and sorting methods, object oriented programming, derived classes and interfaces, as well as the ability to program with derived data types in a second language.

Business Administration, Finance & Information Technology (BIT)

General Business Studies

Business Studies 10 (5 credits)

This introductory course is for students thinking of pursuing a career in business through entrepreneurship or through business studies after high school. Learn about the business environment, basic management and presentation techniques, the steps to launching your own business and the elements of successful entrepreneurship.

Business Studies 20 (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: Business Studies 10
This course looks at two key functions of business - Marketing and Finance. In the Marketing unit, students learn to analyse and apply fundamental marketing concepts before developing their own marketing strategy for re-brand or new product launch. Students will also learn the elements of basic business accounting and financial reporting to see how business professionals use Excel spreadsheets for the purpose of strategic decision making.

Business (Management) Intro IB (5 credits)

This course is for students enrolled in IB. Students identify basic management and marketing concepts; explore organizational structures, management theories, the nature of business, organizational planning and decision making, business impacts of globalization, and the management of change.

Business Studies multi-level (5 Credits)
Business Management

(Not offered in 2019-2020)
Suggested Pre-requisite: Business 20
This course introduces students to basic Business and Management principles in the national and international business environment. Topics discussed include business organisation, trade theories, the basics of international monetary and political systems, Students also touch upon HR strategy, leadership and motivation in the workplace Learn about national and global organizational business structures, management theories, economics and organizations as working units. Examine business decisions from a local, provincial, national and global context.

Business Studies 30 (5 Credits)
Entrepreneurship and Finance

Suggested Pre-requisite: Business Intermediate
This course is for students interested in running their own business. Develop entrepreneurial skills while engaging in hands-on activities that explore basic business concepts, marketing, advertising, finance and production. Students go through the stages of running a business venture in small groups. 

IB Business Management

Business Inter and Adv IB* (5 Credits)

Pre-requisite: Business Intro IB
*Pre-requisite: Business Inter IB

This course is for students enrolled in IB. Students expand on skills learned in IB Business skills in the areas of business and commerce including the exploration of topics such as; Human Resources, Accounting and Finance, Marketing, and Operations Management. Students conduct and in depth analysis of a business including: its product offering; management structure and hiring; financial position; production processes; operations and marketing strategy.

Computing Science

Robotics Intro and Computing Science 10 (6 credits)

Introduces student to robotics and computer programming. Students will spend approximately 9 weeks in each focus area. In Computing Science, students develop skills in the C++ structured programming language, learn basic problem solving techniques, and learn fundamental computer science concepts. During robotics at the introductory / exploratory
level, students learn about robotic systems and structures. Students learn to identify and build several robots and use sensors with a variety of platforms. Students learn about electrical components, build a light-following robot, and are introduced to VEX robotics and programming using RobotC. An extensive amount of practical work occurs during each of
the nine week courses. This course provides prerequisites for further studies in Robotics 2 and/or Computing Science 2.

Computing Science 20 (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: Robotics Intro & Comp Sci 10
Students continue to develop mastery of computer and programming concepts using C++ and Java computer languages with hands-on algorithm and program development. Students focus on writing computer programs to solve problems. Concepts include computer science skills, use of functions, use of arrays and structs, file writing skills, as well as the ability to program in a second language. Strong mathematical and problem solving recommended.

Computing Science 30 (5 Credits)

Prerequisite: Comp. Sci. 20
Students develop mastery of advanced concepts of computers and programming using the C++ and Java computer languages with hands-on algorithm and program development. Students will learn new methods of  problem solving and algorithm development. Concepts include computer science concept skills, searching and sorting methods, object oriented programming, derived classes and interfaces, as well as the ability to program with derived data types in a second language.

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