DIGITAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS BUSINESS MATH 12
(REQUIRED FRESHMAN COURSE) (2641) (2642) Grade 101112
(2111) (One semester) (2112) Grade 9
Whether balancing an account, getting a loan or calculating
This course prepares students to use computerized devices your paycheck – proficiency in basic math skills is needed to
and software programs to handle communication related school survive. Earn a math credit that will give you practical mathematic
assignments. Students will learn touch keyboarding, speech strategies for your business and personal needs. Learn how basic
recognition palm pilot usage and handwriting recognition. Students math skills are used in personal finance and business so that you
will have basic introduction to word processing, spreadsheets, can become a success in the real world. Each semester can be
presentation software, financial literacy and Internet usage. This taken independently of each other. This course can fulfill two credits
course is a prerequisite for Computer Applications. towards the minimum mathematics requirement for graduation.
BUSINESS FOUNDATIONS 12 BUSINESS & PERSONAL LAW
(2101) (2102) Grade 9 (2601) (One semester) (2602) Grades 1112
This course can be taken either first semester, second This course will help students learn practical business
semester, or for a full year. This introductory business course law concepts. Students will learn about ethics, their legal
provides the framework for all future business courses. The course rights and responsibilities concerning contracts,
acquaints students with economics, entrepreneurship, management,
employment, environment and Internet usage. Students will
marketing, business etiquette, personal finance, and careers in
business. The Internet will be used to research statistics and also learn about future transactions such as owning
complete projects. property, using credit and banking services, and buying
insurance. It is designed to be a very helpful course for all
MARKETING FOUNDATIONS 12 students and will be beneficial regardless of occupational
(2901) (2902) Grades 1011 choice. A section on criminal law, court systems, and court
procedures is also included. Current legal situations as
This oneyear elective course provides a basic introduction learned from newspapers, television, and personal
to the role of marketing in our global economy. Emphasis will be on experiences are discussed daily.
advertising, promotion, selling, pricing, economics, interpersonal
skills and traits needed for success in today’s global economy. This COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
course can be used as a prerequisite for the Entrepreneurship
(2221) (One semester) (2222) Grades 101112
Academy and will also qualify students to join DECA—an
Association of Marketing Students.
Get prepared for the world of work or college. Learn the
fundamental skills for success with computers. Become proficient in
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FINANCE/ utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. You will get
ACCOUNTING 12 practical handson experience by creating documents, worksheets,
(2411) (2412) Grades 101112 databases and presentations that can be used at work or in college.
This one semester course will lay an excellent foundation for any
This course teaches small business fundamentals and computer course. Students enrolling in this course should have
financial life skills. Participants will use professional accounting taken Digital Communications Tools.
software on classroom laptops, prepare reports, and maintain a
business checkbook. Students taking Accounting 2 must have COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, ADVANCED
successfully completed Accounting 1. The principles learned in (2231) (One semester) (2232) Grades 101112
Accounting 1 are expanded in Accounting 2 to include records for a
larger business, the use of more specialized accounting forms, and Students electing this onesemester course must have
the calculation of payrolls and payroll taxes. This course is strongly completed Computer Applications. This projectbased course is
recommended as an elective for students planning a college designed to give students an opportunity to develop their computer
program in business and is a requirement for the Finance Academy and problemsolving skills suing Microsoft Office Suite 2007.
and Entrepreneurship Academy. Students will concentrate on database applications, presentation
software, streaming media and internet usage. The students will
complete a variety of assignments and projects throughout the
semester using the advanced functions of the software programs.
(2241) (One semester) (2242) Grades 101112
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FINANCE/
ACCOUNTING 34 Students electing this onesemester course must have
(2421) (2422) Grades 1112 completed Digital Communication Tools. The purpose of this course
is to allow students to develop proficiency in using desktop
A student must have successfully completed Accounting 2 to publishing software to create a variety of printed publications.
take Accounting 3. The first part of this course is a review of Students will incorporate journalistic principles in design and layout
accounting principles and electronic accounting skills studied in the of print and Web publications including integration of text and
first year course. After the review, departmental accounting, general graphics and the use of sophisticated software such as AdobeIn
accounting adjustments and an introduction to corporation Design, Publisher, and Adobe Photoshop to develop and create
accounting are covered with an emphasis on using professionals quality materials for business related tasks.
accounting software. A student should have successfully completed
Accounting 3 to take Accounting 4. Accounting 4 expands upon
accounting principles and procedures to management and cost
accounting and advanced electronic accounting. Business WEB DESIGN
simulation sets are used to tie all of these principles together. This (2251) (One semester) (2252) Grades 1112
course is strongly recommended for students planning a college
This course introduces students to designing web pages on
program in business and is recommended for Finance Academy.
a personal, educational and business level. Students will use HTML
coding, Dreamweaver, and effective layout techniques. This course
is project oriented and could enhance studies in journalism,
technology education, industrial technology, and other curriculum
areas. Students must have completed Digital Communication Tools.
ADVANCED WEB DESIGN BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY LAB
(2261) (One semester) (2262) Grades 1112 (2511) (2512) Grade 12 (IITA)
Students electing this course must have completed Web Students must be in the Indiana Information Technology
Design, and have a recommendation by the Web Design teacher. Academy or have successfully completed four Computer Application
Students in this course will use advanced programs to learn how to classes. This will be a projectbased course, which will bring
enhance, maintain, and publish more professional looking web students from all three of the pathways (networking, programming,
pages using HTML, Dreamweaver and Flash. Students selecting and applications) together to explore new areas of technology and to
this class can receive dual credit with Ivy Tech. learn needed workready skills. A high degree of emphasis will be
placed on teamwork, project management, time management,
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 12 prioritizing and interpersonal skills and activities that take place daily
(2621) (2622) Grades 101112 in a work environment. Students in this class may participate in the
Marion County Tech Fair. This course qualifies as a related course
Do you want to learn to make a computer do for Professional Career Internship.
EXACTLY what you want? This course acquaints students
with programming concepts using a taskdriven approach. PROFESSIONAL CAREER INTERNSHIP/BIT
(2921) (2922) Grade 12
Students learn how to develop applications they are likely to
encounter in the workplace. Prerequisite: Must be a senior enrolled in Finance
Students selecting to take Computer Programming 2 Academy/Advanced, Entrepreneurship Academy/Advanced, or
must have successfully completed Computer Programming Business Technology Lab. This is the business internship or work
1. The second semester course will continue using Visual experience part of the Academy programs. This is onthejob
Basic to investigate visual, object oriented programming training. Experienced employers will supervise and assist in
(OOP), logic, application development, design and advanced evaluating the student. Students may need early release from
programming techniques, and other media types such as cell school.
phones and PDA’s. Many careers await you after this
.BIT ACADEMY CLASSES
BROADCASTING TECHNOLOGY 12 Grades 101112
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY/INTRO This course is primarily for sophomores and juniors, but
(2932) (Spring semester) Grade 11 seniors may enroll with permission of the instructor. It is suggested
that students taking Radio Broadcasting have taken Digital
Build your future and your own business from the ground up. Communication Tools, Computer Applications and Speech.
Students in this class will learn about small business management.
Virtual Business simulations, field trips, and a schoolbased Radio BroadcastingBeginning
business will help you learn through handson experience. Students (2801) (One Semester) (2802) 1Hour
will write their own business plan. Academy students will earn their
Economics credit in the spring semester. Learn what it takes to be ontheair at Warren’s own
ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY/ADVANCED Students in this class work in three training studios
(2951) (2952) Grade 12 to learn how to properly use the different pieces of
equipment used regularly at WEDM. Students will learn
Prerequisite: Entrepreneurship Academy/Intro. Students will the proper operation of an audio board as well as the
learn the power of networking with other businessminded students different software applications used in audio production
and adults. Develop skills and build your resume through handson and onair. The course is projectbased with writing
projects. Community services and competition will be encouraged assignments. The ability to read aloud comfortably and
through participation in DECA – an association of Marketing and confidently is required. Students are required to ‘shadow’
Management. Students will create a new business plan or take their advanced students after school ontheair.
business plan in progress to a whole new level. Virtual Business
simulations and running a school store will help build a business
FINANCE ACADEMY/INTRO Video Prod/Television Broadcasting – Beg.
(2941) (One semester) (2942) Grade 11 (2811) (One semester) (2812) 1Hour
Money & Careers. This is the introductory class for the This course is designed to simulate and develop
Finance Academy. You’ll be good as gold as you learn how to the student’s skill and interests in the field of video
invest in stocks, bonds, and real estate and your future will look through the use of textbook instruction and handson
brighter as you discover many high paying careers in the world of experiences. Students will receive experience and training
business and finance. Finance Academy is your ticket to success. in field and studio camera operation, digital nonlinear
editing, lighting and onair talent work. In addition,
FINANCE ACADEMY/ADVANCED students will work in the WCTV video studio developing
(2911) (2912) Grade 12 both their technical skills as well as their teamwork skills.
In class presentations by working professionals are an
Are you serious about your future? Seniors in the Finance integral part of the students’ instruction.
Academy learn what it takes to be successful in careers in business Students must successfully complete the course and
and finance. Learn from the experts in investing, banking, and have instructor approval before taking the advanced video
accounting. Get focused on college and careers. You may even get class.
a head start through our finance college class offered exclusively to
AOF seniors at the University of Indianapolis. This class is about
money and careers…skills for your life.
RADIO BROADCASTING 12 CAREER & TECHNICAL BUSINESS
(2821) (2822) Grades 1112
RADIO BROADCASTING 34
PROGRAMS (HEALTH EMPHASIS)
(2831) (2832) Grades 1112
INTRO TO HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS I & II
Be ontheair at Warren’s own WEDM 91.1! Students in this (2961) (2962) 2period class Grade 11
course serve as the staff members of the district’s FM radio station.
The Health Careers program is open to juniors interested in
Students work as onair personalities, newscasters,
careers in the medical and medicalrelated fields. It is designed to
sportscasters, and football/basketball playbyplay announcers and
introduce students to the health care system & related occupations
color commentators. Students are also responsible for writing and
in CNA, Pharmacy Tech and Dental Assisting. There will be
producing station public service announcements and station promos
opportunities to explore a number of healthrelated occupations
as well as updating the music playlists. Students must be able to
through field trips, guest speakers, and observational experiences.
work responsibly and reliably in a selfdirected environment. Staff
Students will learn associated entrylevel skills in a lab environment.
members must be able to work independently and as a team. In
A strong science and math background is a plus and successful
addition to being onair during the school day, staff members are
completion of Biology I & II. Dual credit is available to Ivy Tech
required to host before and after school air shifts.
Community College to those demonstrating competency at state
VIDEO PROD. /TELEVISION BROADCASTING 12
(2841) (2842) Grades 1112 HEALTH CAREERS I
VIDEO PROD. /TELEVISION BROADCASTING 34 (2971) (Fall semester) 3period class Grade 12
(2851) (2852) Grades 1112
The Health Careers I course is open to seniors who have
Students who have successfully completed Broadcasting successfully completed Introduction to Health Care Systems I & II.
Technology may enroll in this advanced course with approval by the The course content includes competencies that prepare the student
instructor. This program is set up to develop the student’s skills in for specific occupations within the health care system such as
all areas of video and broadcast technologies. A major part of the nursing assistant, emergency medical services, and pharmacy tech
student’s responsibility will be providing the content for and the services. This course allows for more indepth knowledge, skills,
production of the shows produced by WCTV Productions including and aptitudes to be developed in a specific occupation. This is a
the daily announcement show and any cable programs. Advanced threehour class offered in the fall semester. Students are
students will also work with and assist elementary and middle school responsible for purchasing uniforms to participate in practicum.
students in the area of video production. The class will also provide
production services for other departments throughout the Warren HEALTH CAREERS II/PRACTICUM
school district. The class is conducted within a reallife, professional
(2972) (Spring semester) 3period class Grade 12
workplace atmosphere. This course is designed to help students
identify and develop their skills and to prepare them for a future
The Health Career Practicum is open to all seniors who
career in visual communications.
successfully complete Health Careers I. This is a twopronged
course including job seeking, job maintenance skills and personal
management skills. The second portion of the course is an extended
laboratory experience in the health care system. Students will use
previously mastered skills in a practicum experience at a community
site chosen to fit their area of interest. Classroom activities will be
held 1 day a week and practicum experience will be held the
remaining 4 days each week for much of the semester. Students
are responsible for their own transportation to and from the
practicum site. This threehour course, offered in the spring,
satisfies requirements to sit for the CNA certification exam. Dual
credit is available through Ivy Tech Community College to those
demonstrating competency at state mandated levels.
HEALTH CAREERSDENTAL ASSISTING 12
(2981) (2982) 3period class Grade 12
The Dental Assisting Program, open to seniors, is an
exciting yet rigorous course in a professional, careeroriented
atmosphere. Students are instructed in dental anatomy,
terminology, instruments, and materials with a “hands on” approach
to dental procedures in the simulated dental office classroom. Work
experience becomes a part of the program second semester with a
sixweek internship. Upon completion of the program, placement
assistance is available. A strong science and math background is
plus. Students are required to purchase dental scrubs and a lab