Business & Computer Education Department

Business & Computer Education is dedicated to the promotion of technology and personal responsibility through computer and financial literacy. Additionally, it fosters an awareness for self-portrayal and interaction with the digital world through a teaching of digital citizenship and ethics.

Department Chairperson: Mrs. Lea Gossett | 732 549 1108 x630

Financial Literacy (830)

Credits: 5
Grade Level: 12th

In this course, students will develop skills and strategies that promote personal and financial responsibility related to financial planning, savings, investment and charitable giving in the global economy.  Topics addressed will include setting financial goals, developing and maintaining personal budgets, understanding credit management and consumer rights and responsibilities and learning about the variety of banking and investment options in today's market.

Computer Education (850)

Credits: 4
Grade Level: 9th

Students are introduced to computers through the exploration of Microsoft Office 2013 and Adobe Creative Cloud applications.  The focus of the first quarter will be improving typing skills.  Next students will receive instruction on Internet safety, including digital citizenship, rules and proper digital procedures.  During the second and third quarters, students will develop skills in word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.  In addition, students will learn how to write and format an MLA-style research paper in conjunction with the English department.  In the fourth quarter, students will learn basic desktop publishing skills using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.