Students pursuing a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation may substitute a five-unit sequence in Business Education for the three-unit sequence in Languages other than English.

Accounting I

One (1) year; One (1) credit

Prerequisite: Grade 10-12

A course designed to provide students with a basic understanding of double entry accounting. The course covers the entire accounting cycle used in service and merchandising businesses. Students will be introduced to automated accounting through hands-on use of computers and general ledger software. In addition, each unit includes a computer technology simulation project. This course can be used as the 3rd unit of math required for graduation.

UHS Accounting II

One (1) year; One (1) credit


Prerequisite: Achievement of minimal final school mark of 75 in Accounting I.

If enrolled in the University in the High School program, students can earn three State University of New York credits upon successful completion of this course.

During the first semester, students enrolled in this course will receive instruction in the fundamental theory and practice of accounting with application in departmentalized accounting. Units of study have been designed to present the principles of double entry, design and use of books of account; control accounts and subsidiary ledgers; preparation of worksheets; payroll and payroll taxes; closing books and preparation of simple forms of profit and loss statements and balance sheets.

In the second semester, this course is designed to provide treatment of concepts and principles, inventory planning and valuation, and accounting for uncollectible accounts; plant assets, notes payable, prepaid expenses and accrued expenses, notes receivable, unearned revenue and accrued revenue, organizing a corporation and paying dividends. Throughout the year students will be provided with enrichment through the use of automated accounting practices and its application to accounting systems.

Business Law

One (1) year; One (1) credit

Prerequisite: Grade 10-12

This is a one-year course that studies the applications of business law as they affect the individual. It addresses general problems in the areas of criminal and juvenile justice, torts, consumer, family and individual rights law. The course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of their legal rights and responsibilities, knowledge of everyday legal problems, and the ability to analyze, evaluate and in some situations, resolve legal disputes.

Career and Financial Management

Half (1/2) year; Half (1/2) credit

This half-unit course is required as part of every career and technical education (CTE) program. Its purpose is to provide each student with the opportunity to learn about the features of our economy, explore a variety of careers, learn the skills and competencies needed for success in the workplace and to begin to become financially literate.

Integrated Office Technology I

Half (1/2) year; Half (1/2) credit –

The purpose of this half-year course is to provide hands on, learn-by-doing lessons to each student with essential computer application knowledge required in the business world, college, and personal use as well. Google Drive is used to cover the following units of instruction: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawing and Forms. This course is designed for students who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic online documents.

Integrated Office Technology II

Half (1/2) year; Half (1/2) credit

Prerequisite: Integrated Office Technology I

This one-semester course has a prerequisite of Integrated Office Technology I. Integrated Office Technology II builds upon prior instruction and seeks to develop occupational competencies.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to create sophisticated documents, spreadsheets, slideshow presentations, and publishing projects. Additionally, the students will complete a real-world simulation workbook. Each simulation will require the creation of professional, workplace ready documents and presentations.

Video Game Design

Half (1/2) year, Half (1/2) credit


ALICE is educational software that teaches students computer programming in a 3D format.

The software makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. This introductory computing teaching tool uses 3D graphics and drag-and-drop interface to facilitate a more engaging, less frustrating first programming experience.

Web Page Design

Half (1/2) year; Half (1/2) credit

Students will learn how to use the Expression Web interface: plan and create a Web site and Web pages; add text and links; structure text with HTML and style text with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); work with pictures; enhance a design with CSS; design site navigation; and test a website They will also learn how to import files and work with list-based navigation, as well as

CSS-based rollovers, scrolling sidebars, attached images print style sheets, and Dynamic Web Templates.