Keyboarding - This semester course is offered to students who express a desire to learn the fundamentals of keyboarding for personal use. Special emphasis is placed on building skills and techniques.
Accounting 1 with Computer Applications - This course is a study of the methods and systems of preparing and maintaining financial records. Emphasis is placed on the need to apply manual and computerized procedures to interpret and accurately record business transactions. Students who plan to major in business administration in college, as well as others, would benefit from this course.
Accounting 2 with Computer Applications - This course is an advanced study of accounting records and the analysis and interpretation of partnership and corporate records and accounts. Competencies include the handling of such special problems as payroll records, inventories, depreciation methods, voucher systems, credit procedures and taxes.
Information Processing - This year-long course provides basic understanding of the area of information (Word) processing. Empahsis is placed in concepts, terminology, communication, and decision-making skills. Upon the successful completion of the course, the students should be qualified for entry-level positions in information (word) processing. Pre-requisite: Students must have completed at least one year of keyboarding.
Cooperative Work Study/Work Experience/Vocational Education: A School to Careers Transition Program
Cooperative Work Study/Work Experience is a formally structured school-to-careers program developed through an agreement between the school system and employers from private industry, local, state and federal government agencies throughout the greater Washington metropolitan area. Two programs are currently available at CHS:
Cooperative Office Experience/Work-Study - The COE course is offered to Business Education students who have followed a sequence of business courses culminating in a work-based learning experiences in a business office environment.
Cooperative Vocational Education - CVE is a school-to-careers class designed to assist students to make a smooth transition directly into the world of work or by way of post-secondary education. The course consists of instruction in job-seeking techniques, career exploration, and portfolio development.