Antelope Valley School District

Business & Technology

CONTEMPORARY STUDY OF BUSINESS

ROP, One-Year Course
10 credits
OPEN TO GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12

This course is designed to introduce students to the world of business. The emphasis of the course is on how business changes to remain competitive in an ever changing global society. Major topics include business communications, the basic economic question and decision-making by consumers, economic systems, marketing goods and services, finance, and human resources.

ECONOMICS OF BUSINESS 04141

ROP, One-Year Course
Elective Credit - Economics credit with successful completion of Contemporary Study of Business
OPEN TO GRADES: 10-12
Prerequisite- Contemporary Study of Business 04134

This course introduces students to the study of Economics within the context of entrepreneurship and business administration. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of economics as they relate to scarcity, supply and demand, choices and effective decision- making, and economic systems. They will learn the relationship between microeconomics and macroeconomics and small business, the implementation of business and marketing plans, risk management and human resources management.

Students apply this knowledge in a two- hour simulated business that is set up and run by students to prepare them for working in a real business environment. The students determine the nature of their business, its products and services, its management and structure, and learn the daily operations of a business under the guidance of a consultant with the support of a real business partner.

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