The mission of the DuPont Business Magnet Program is to develop future business leaders who are prepared, knowledgeable and skilled in the global business environment. The program will provide students with an instructional curriculum, co-curricular activities, and opportunities to apply knowledge to hands-on experiences to be successful in college and beyond. The program will incorporate the core values of JSerra including faith, integrity, pursuit of excellence and a commitment to service.
ARTICULATION THROUGH SADDLEBACK
A number of our magnet classes are now articulated through Saddleback College. The following classes will receive college credit through Saddleback:
- Intro to Business (H)
- Sales and Marketing (H)
- Accounting I (H)
- Business Communication (H)
- Business Law (H)
- Senior Capstone (H)
Each of these classes receives 3 units of credit through Saddleback and is transferable to most UC and CA State colleges. Most other colleges will accept these credits, but it will be decided by the respective entity.
A fee is required for each grade level. Fees cover FBLA fees, conferences, competitions, UCI speaker events entry fee and transportation, & various activities and events.
We strongly suggest that students take the Freshman Communication and Health electives during the summer prior to 9th grade.
- 9th grade: Intro to Business Honors (y), $500
- 10th grade: Speech and Debate (s) and Business Communications Honors (s) $1000
- 11th grade: Accounting 1 Honors (s) and Sales & Marketing Honors (s) $1000
- 12th grade: Senior Capstone Honors (s) and Business Law Honors (s), $1000
JSerra students are required to complete classes in the Fine Arts. It is recommended that Business Magnet students consider taking Graphic Design, Flash Animation, Photography, Digital Photography, Yearbook, Choir, and Theater I.
Students who complete all four years will receive a Cord at graduation and Gold Star on their diploma.
Students who complete three years will receive a Silver Star on their diploma.