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Business Magnet

Accounting 1 H - Elective

Prerequisite: Intro to Business

This course will introduce the students to the concepts and skills required for basic Accounting for a service business organized as a proprietorship for the first quarter. The second quarter will teach the students a complete accounting cycle for a merchandising business organized as a corporation. The importance of learning a service business and a merchandise business means the students will understand how to incorporate costs and how to charge sales tax.

  • Semester
  • 5 Credits
  • UC Approved

Business Communication H - Elective

Prerequisite: Intro to Business

Students will study the principals, strategies, and techniques of effective written, oral, and digital business communication. Emphasis is placed on reviewing grammar and successful written messages including e-mails, memos, letters, web/advertising copy writing, and the basic framework of writing a business plan. Additionally, students will learn productive techniques for business presentations, as well as skills to communicate professionally in an increasingly global, digital workplace.

  • Semester
  • 5 Credits
  • UC Approved

Business Law H - Elective

Prerequisite: A Junior or Senior level student enrolled in either the Business or Law Magnet Program.

This course examines the basics of contract formation and performance, product warranties, product liability, and all in the context of business legal issues, and the ethical considerations in the practice of business law.

Intro to Business - Required

This course will introduce the students to the concepts and skills required for success in today’s workplace. Topics covered will include finance, marketing, production, and management which will give the student a foundation of business operations. In order to take them beyond the basics, other topics included will be ethics, economics, career planning, and technology

  • Year
  • 10 Credits
  • UC Approved

Sales and Marketing H - Elective

Prerequisite: Intro to Business

This course will introduce the students to the concepts and skills required for success in today’s workplace. Topics covered will include finance, marketing, production, and management which will give the student a foundation of business operations. In order to take them beyond the basics, other topics included will be ethics, economics, career planning, and technology.

  • Semester
  • 5 Credits
  • UC Approved

Senior Capstone Project - Required

Prerequisites: Intro to Business (can be taken simultaneously if necessary).

The students will have three main responsibilities. They will develop a business plan that will be presented to a panel at the end of the semester. They will also work 2-4 hours as an Intern in a business off campus. The students will work with a professional young adult career counselor to insure their success in college and beyond.

  • Semester
  • 5 Credits

CONTACTS

Carol Chaffee
Program Director
carol.chaffee@jserra.org
949.493.9307 Ext. 3108

Alexandria Pierce
Program Assistant Director
alexandria.pierce@jserra.org
949.493.9307 Ext. 3108

YOUR 4-YEAR PLAN

Our curriculum provides students with opportunities to explore the business world while encouraging them to enjoy other interests such as sports, art, clubs, and more.

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