Le Mars Community High School

P a g e | 27 SCULPTURE Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 Grade Level: 9,10,11,12 This course is for the student who wants to work with three-dimensional art problems. You will learn to recognize texture and form as attributes of 3D art, assemblage of objects with a theme, and recognize between classic and contemporary work. You will be working in numerous mediums. STUDIO ART Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 Grade Level: 9,10,11,12 This course is intended to develop skills in drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics. A variety of media will be used: pencil, ink, conte, charcoal, pastels, oil paint, pottery (both hand built and wheel build) and carving. This course is a prerequisite to Advanced Studio Art. BUSINESS EDUCATION ACCOUNTING 1 Course Length: 1 Year Credits: 2 Grade Level: 11, 12 This full-year 2 semester course is for those who plan on pursuing a full business program. The knowledge and skills learned will be valuable in all forms of business vocations. The course covers the fundamental theories and practices of the double entry accounting system. Some of the areas you will study are business transactions, business forms, checking accounts, salaries and tax deductions, depreciation and financial reports. If you are considering a career in accounting or any form of business occupation, you are encouraged to enroll. ACCOUNTING 2 Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 Prerequisite: Accounting 1 Grade Level: 11, 12 This second-year, one-semester course is specifically vocational and career oriented. It is planned for those students who have had accounting and wish to develop higher skills and applications of double entry accounting principles and theories. BUSINESS LAW Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 Grade Level: 11, 12 This course should help you to better understand your legal rights and responsibilities, regardless of your career choice. Legal considerations of contracts, insurance, credit, sales contracts, and commercial paper are examples of topics covered. BUSINESS MARKETING Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 Grade Level: 10, 11, 12 Marketing is one of the most visible business activities around you. This business course covers the foundations and functions of marketing. Students will learn about fundamentals dealing with product selling, distribution, marketing share, pricing, promotional mix, marketing plan and much more! As you study marketing in the business world, you will also learn how to analyze what businesses do to influence consumer’s buying decisions.