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Number Name Description Price
BUS/LAW112 Introduction to Law

In this course, the student will explore substantive and procedural areas of law and legal practice, such as the legal profession, courts, ethics, sources of law, and alternative dispute resolution systems. The student will analyze an application of law to factual circumstances.

$119
BUS110 Career Exploration

In this course, students will consider their values, personality, aspirations, and interests to see how these aspects of their lives may inform their career decisions. Research into all major career fields involves a look into the education and background needed and what outcomes are associated with each field. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of fields and interests that will inspire them to consider the possibilities available for their future.

$119
BUS112 Introduction to Business

In this course, students will explore business in global society, learning terminology, concepts, systems, strategies, and current issues. Topics include the business environment, ethics, entrepreneurship and global business, management, marketing, production, information systems, and financial elements.

$119
BUS113 Business Information Systems

In this course, you will discuss various information and communication technologies and explain how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

$119
BUS211 Business Communication

In this course, students will learn about the importance of communicating verbally, through body language, and in the workplace. Students will learn how to conduct themselves in different situations and presentations. They will be guided on how to create organized, clear and concise documents, letters, speeches and presentations that include visual elements. Students will practice these skills with the use of proper conventions, word choice and tone.

$119
BUS214 Administrative Duties and Office Management

At the end of this course, students will gain the skills and knowledge required to perform tasks in the administrative department of a medical office. Topics include, but are not limited to, receiving patients, scheduling appointments, handling medical records and processing insurance claims.

$119
BUS311-BUS Issues and Ethics in Business

In this class, students will learn about the problems and issues reflected in business. Students will learn about how they impact others, organizations, as well as the environment. They will become familiar and evaluate social, environmental and management issues in business. Students will look at the problems these issues create, as well as come up with solutions in overcoming these issues. They will learn how to use reliable research in finding new information. Students will learn and develop the necessary skills to engage in business, management and administration.

$119
BUS312 Business Law

In this course, you will explore the principle areas of business law and topics such as torts, crimes, intellectual property, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency, employment, and forms of business organization. You will learn rules of law and legal terminology as well as legal solutions for business-related issues.

$119
BUS315 International Business

In this course, you will discuss various information and communication technologies and explain how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

$119
COS110 Teen Living

In this course, students will learn to understand and cope with personal, family and social challenges common during transitionary teenage years, with an emphasis on communication, decision-making skills and building stable relationships with family and peers. Students will identify and recognize personal communication styles and discuss the importance of quality communication skills as they relate to issues that impact teenagers, including self- concept, substance abuse, personal loss, dating, pregnancy and child abuse.

$119
COS211 Child Development

This course offers a basic introduction to the emotional, physical, and psychological development of a child. Students will explore several developmental models. Students will study the biological and chemical changes in children as they age as well as look into parenting resources.

$119
COS410 Adult Roles and Responsibilities

Adult Roles and Responsibilities helps students prepare for independent living. This course prepares students to understand the nature, function, and significance of human relationships involving individuals and families. Topics include: family living, parenting, household and money management, decision-making skills, communication skills, self- awareness, crisis management, and the individual’s roles and responsibilities within the family and community.

$119
MKT110 Principles of Marketing

In this course, the student will explore factors influencing how marketing decisions are made, including the impact of marketing decisions on an organization and its customers. They gain a working knowledge of practical marketing and business vocabulary. They also evaluate how the actions of competitors influence marketing decisions in the global marketplace.

$119
MKT111 Introduction to Social Media

In this course, students will discover, experiment, and examine different social media tools. They will focus on the uses and effectiveness of these tools in the realm of marketing. They will have the opportunity to be creative and build a fictitious company. Students will continue to use their company idea throughout the entire course as they explore and utilize free marketing tools to build their brand. The class will cover YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, SMS Marketing, and Foursquare.

$119
MKT210 Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Have you ever wished to play sports professionally? Have you dreamed of one day becoming an agent for a celebrity entertainer? If you answered yes to either question, then believe it or not, you've been fantasizing about entering the exciting world of sports and entertainment marketing. Although this particular form of marketing bears some resemblance to traditional marketing, there are many differences as well—including a lot more glitz and glamour!

$119
SOC112 Introduction to Sociology

In this course, you will explore sociological processes that underlie everyday life. You will learn about globalization, cultural diversity, critical thinking, new technology, and the growing influence of mass media.

$119
SOC212 Personal Psychology

In this course, students will explore the foundations of Psychology, including major researchers and theorists, as well as their theories of mental, emotional, and moral development. Students will explore the stages of development from infancy through adolescence, as defined by different psychologists. Finally, students will understand the importance of Mental Health and Psychology within our society, and how greater understanding of the mind can create a more empathetic society.

$119
SOC213 Social Problems

Students will learn more about the challenges facing societies and the relationships between societies, governments, and individuals in these areas. Each unit will focus on a particular area of social concern, often with a global view, and examine possible solutions at both a structural and individual level.

$119
TAA410 Portfolio Project

The Portfolio Project course focuses on preparing students for the "next step" whether that step is college or a career. In this course, students will compile samples of their work at The American Academy and produce artifacts such as cover letters, resumes, and applications for jobs or college.

$119
TCH300 Digital Literacy

This Digital Literacy course introduces students to computing fundamentals. Students will learn how a computer works, including operating systems, storage, and software. Basic applications are covered, and students learn the fundamentals of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, presentations, and multimedia skills. Students will learn the basics of telecommunications, understanding how networks work, the history and operation of the internet.

$119