Course Description: All businesses require accounting skills. A good head for money management is beneficial in business & your personal life. In this course you’ll learn entry-level skills for many job opportunities available in the accounting field. Through this course you will be able to establish an excellent foundation for continuing your education in business or just improving your personal understanding of money & money management. Whether you plan to work for a small business, a Fortune 500 company, or dream of someday owning your own business, this class will lay a vital foundation for your success.
Suggested Readings: For students who wish to expand their knowledge and get a better grasp of the world of business and economics and how they impact every aspect of your their lives I will provide a list here of books and articles I have found informative.
To access the online version of the textbook:
(Colorado, Student/Parent, Business Administration)
Access the Personal Finance 2007 textbook
Click on the "Click Here to Access Student Center" link
In the left-hand navigation, click the "Online Student Edition" link
When it asks for the access code, enter DC3AA04914
Students are to either write their own song or they can use an existing song and rewrite the words. They are to write a song reflecting concepts they have learned in their Personal Finance class this year. They will then create a music video of their song to turn in by Friday April 9, 2010 and show to the class. The rubric for this assignment is listed below. Use a video camera or the goanimate.com website.