North Side High School - Business Accounting

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BUSINESS ACCOUNTING

North Side students in the business accounting pathway learn to compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Accountants typically perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. They may also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.

 

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REQUIRED CLASSES

9th Grade

  • English 9 or Honors
  • Algebra II or Honors
  • Biology or Honors
  • World History or Honors
  • Preparing for College and Careers*
  • Accounting Fundamentals*
  • Digital Applications* 
  • SAT Prep* 

10th Grade

  • English 10 or Honors
  • Geometry or Honors
  • Chemistry or Honors
  • World History or Honors
  • Physical Education/Health
  • Accounting Fundamentals*
  • Principles of Business Management*
  • SAT Prep*

11th Grade 

  • English 11 or Honors
  • US History
  • Precalculus/Trigonometry
  • Physics
  • Science Election
  • Advanced Accounting*
  • Principles of Business Management*

12th Grade

  • English 12 or Honors
  • Calculus
  • AP Chemistry
  • US Government
  • Economics
  • Advanced Accounting*
  • Principles of Business Management*
  • * C or higher must be earned for pathway credit

 

EXPEREINCES FOR GROWTH

  • Build business-communication skills
  • Learn to network with local business leaders
  • Attend community planning events
  • Complete job shadows
  • Potential for a business internship
  • Interview local business leaders
  • Complete a business portfolio
  • Limited externship opportunities are available during the senior year.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • Auditing Clerks

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

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