Microsoft Academy Business Technology Applications (12002G1001)
The Microsoft Imagine Academy gives students the opportunity to learn The Microsoft Office Suite of programs and earn the highly valued Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Students will utilize software training resources and GMetrix practice testing to prepare for the certification exams. This software training would benefit every HTHS student helping them be prepared for collegiate level work using Microsoft products and for their future career.
Foundations of Business Leadership (12051G1000)
Foundations of Business Leadership helps students develop an understanding of how academic skills in mathematics, economics and written and oral communications are integral components of success in any business career. The course is divided into four primary units of study including management/leadership, marketing, accounting/finance, and entrepreneurship. Students examine leadership and management models to determine the impact on business and industry. They are then introduced to the functions of marketing, the 4 Ps, and consumer behavior. Accounting and finance topics used by most all business professionals and management teams are introduced and finally, students will get a sneak peak of entrepreneurship concepts.
Multimedia Publications (12008G1002)
Multimedia Publications is a one-credit course that guides students through learning the use of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Students will learn how to edit and alter photographs, create engaging publications, and use various shapes and shading to create all types of artwork. This course is geared for students to earn industry recognized certifications in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
Marketing Principles (12164G1001)
Provides students with an overview of marketing concepts. Students develop a foundational knowledge of marketing and its functions, market research, brand awareness, social media, marketing information management (CRM), the 4 Ps, service industry marketing, promotion and selling, and marketing careers in various industries. Students also explore E-commerce through the operation of the Hewitt FBLA school-based enterprise.
Provides students with an understanding of the critical role played by entrepreneurs in the national and global economy. Students learn not only the skills necessary to become entrepreneurs, but also the attitudes, characteristics, and techniques found in successful entrepreneurs that students will need to succeed. Students explore the steps necessary to starting a business, including financing, forms of organization, and business plans. They learn about the operational issues that new businesses are faced with, such as taxation, licensing, and liabilities, as well as the financial risks of starting a business. Students examine ethical issues and develop a framework for managing them. Finally, students submit completed business plans and elevator pitches in the Junior Achievement Business Plan Challenge, as they compete in a local pitch competition hosted by Junior Achievement of Greater Birmingham.
Dual Enrollment Principles of Accounting I- BUS 241 (12999C1005) ONLINE COURSE
Dual Enrollment Principles of Accounting II- BUS 242 (12999C1006) ONLINE COURSE
Prerequisite: Course open to students in grade 11 & 12 with 3.0 GPA or higher.
The DE Principles of Accounting I (Semester 1) is an online course offered through Jeff State. It is designed to provide a basic theory of accounting principles and practices used by service and merchandising enterprises. Emphasis is placed on financial accounting, including the accounting cycle, and financial statement preparation and analysis.
The DE Principles of Accounting II (Semester 2) is an online course offered through Jeff State. It is a continuation of BUS 241. In addition to a study of financial accounting, this course also places emphasis upon managerial accounting, with coverage of corporations, statement analysis introductory cost accounting, and use of accounting information for planning, control, and decision making.
Dual Enrollment Principles of Management- BUS 275 (12999C1011) ONLINE COURSE
Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills recommended
The DE Principles of Management is an online course offered through Jeff State. The course provides a basic study of business management principles. Students will learn concepts necessary for leading and managing in a constantly evolving business environment. Topics that will be presented include functions related to planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling with emphasis on practical business applications.
Students complete coursework online during their assigned class period at HTHS.
Dual Enrollment Microcomputer Applications- CIS 146 (10999C1007) ONLINE COURSE
Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills recommended
This course is an online course taught online by a Jeff State instructor but facilitated by an HTHS instructor in an HTHS lab during the school day. It is an introduction to the most common microcomputer software applications. These software packages should include typical features and applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management and presentation software. Upon completion, students will be able to utilize selected features of these packages. Note: This is a required course for most college majors.
Students complete coursework online during their assigned class period at HTHS
Prerequisite: Completed Application and Interview
Trussville Civic Leadership is a one-credit course (two semesters) designed to provide students with skills needed to effectively organize, develop, create, and present a project proposal based on the needs of the Trussville community. Through a partnership between HTHS, The Trussville Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Trussville, this program fosters the development of leadership skills, critical thinking, integration of technology, and application of knowledge and skills related to practical questions and problems. Topics covered include collaborative leadership, business management and entrepreneurship, communication and interpersonal skills, economics, and professional development foundations.