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School District of the City of St. Charles

Business Education Curriculum

Introduction to Business Business Law

Business Management Accounting I Accounting II

Approved by the Board of Education May 9, 2013

Introduction to Business Curriculum Committee

Administrative Chair

Ed Gettemeier, Hardin Middle School

Committee Members

Kevin Bohnert, St. Charles West High School Bryan Doss, St. Charles High School

Michael Folkins, St. Charles High/St. Charles West High Schools Craig Martin, St. Charles West High School

Robyn McLaughlin, St. Charles West High School Cindy Reynolds, St. Charles High School Tim Smith, St. Charles High School

Danielle S. Tormala, Ed.D., Associate Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction

Introduction to Business

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Contents ........................................................................................................................... 3-4 Mission Statement..............................................................................................................................5 District Vision ....................................................................................................................................5 District Values....................................................................................................................................5 District Goals .....................................................................................................................................6 Philosophical Foundations .................................................................................................................7

Introduction to Business Course Description.............................................................................................................................8 Subject Area Rationale.......................................................................................................................8 Program Goals....................................................................................................................................8 Learner Goals/Essential Outcomes ....................................................................................................9 Scope & Sequence...................................................................................................................... 10-11

Introduction to Business Units of Study Unit 1: Business in the Global Environment.................................................................................. 13 Unit 2: Business Organization and Management............................................................................ 16 Unit 3: Personal Financial Management ......................................................................................... 19

Business Law Course Description...........................................................................................................................21 Subject Area Rationale.....................................................................................................................21 Program Goals..................................................................................................................................21 Learner Goals/Essential Outcomes ..................................................................................................22

Business Law Units of Study Unit 1: What is Law? ...................................................................................................................... 24 Unit 2: Contract Law....................................................................................................................... 26 Unit 3 Consumer Law .................................................................................................................... 27 Unit 4: Banking and Negotiable Instruments.................................................................................. 29

Business Management Course Description...........................................................................................................................30 Subject Area Rationale.....................................................................................................................30 Program Goals..................................................................................................................................30 Learner Goals/Essential Outcomes ..................................................................................................31

Business Management Units of Study Unit 1: Business and its Environment ............................................................................................. 33 Unit 2: Business Organization and Management........................................................................... 38 Unit 3: Communication Systems ................................................................................................... 41 Unit 4: Management Responsibilities ............................................................................................ 42 Unit 5: Financial Records....................................................................................44 Unit 6: Human Resource Management ..................................................................45

Accounting I Course Description...........................................................................................................................46 Subject Area Rationale.....................................................................................................................46 Program Goals..................................................................................................................................46 Learner Goals/Essential Outcomes ............................................................................................ 47-48

Accounting I Units of Study Unit 1: Accounting for a Service Business Organized as a Proprietorship..................................... 50 Unit 2: Accounting for a Merchandising Business Organized as a Corporation ............................ 51

Accounting II Course Description...........................................................................................................................52 Subject Area Rationale.....................................................................................................................52 Program Goals..................................................................................................................................52 Learner Goals/Essential Outcomes ............................................................................................ 53-54

Accounting II Units of Study Unit 1: Accounting I Review - Simulation ..................................................................................... 56 Unit 2: Accounting for a Merchandising Business Organized as a Corporation ? Adjustments and Valuation .......................................................................................................................................... 58

Appendix .......................................................................................................................................... 59 Show Me Standards GLEs

District Mission

The City of St. Charles School District will REACH, TEACH, and EMPOWER all students by providing a challenging, diverse, and innovative education.

District Vision

The City of St. Charles School District will be an educational leader recognized for high performance and academic excellence that prepares students to succeed in an ever-changing global society.

District Values

We, the City of St. Charles School District community of students, parents, staff, and patrons, value:

High quality education for all students which includes: Lifelong learning from early childhood through adult education Rigorous learning experiences that challenge all students Instruction that meets the needs of a diverse community Respect for all Real world, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to prepare students for the 21st Century Developing caring, productive, and responsible citizens Strong engagement of family and community A safe, secure, and nurturing school environment

Achievement through: Celebration of individual success Collaboration with parents and community stakeholders Exploration, Innovation, and creativity

High quality staff by: Hiring and retaining highly qualified and invested employees Providing professional development and collaboration focused on increasing student achievement Empowering staff to use innovative resources and practices

Informed decisions that are: Student-centered Focused on student achievement Data Driven Considerate of all points of view Fiscally responsible

District Goals

For planning purposes, five overarching goals have been developed. These goals are statements of the key functions of the school district.

1. Student Performance Develop and enhance the quality educational/instructional programs to improve student performance and enable students to meet their personal, academic, and career goals.

2. Highly qualified staff Recruit, attract, develop, and retain highly qualified staff to carry out the District's mission, vision, goals, and objectives.

3. Facilities, Support, and Instructional Resource Provide and maintain appropriate instructional resources, support services, and functional and safe facilities.

4. Parent and Community Involvement Promote, facilitate and enhance parent, student, and community involvement in district educational programs.

5. Governance Govern the district in an efficient and effective manner providing leadership and representation to benefit the students, staff, and patrons of the district.

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