Practical Arts

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Practical Arts 2017-10-15T14:13:50+00:00

Accounting I – 10 Units
This course is a career-oriented approach to basic accounting principles and their application to common business situations. Emphasis is placed on understanding the accounting cycle, organizing and preparing financial statements, and doing the bookkeeping involved. Certain problems are done on the computer to simulate real office practice.

Home Economics  – 5 Units
This course focuses on the relationship between personal well-being, family, and community. Throughout the semester the knowledge and skills taught in other disciplines are applied to real-life experiences. Topics covered include nutrition, food preparation, menu planning, clothing and textiles, consumer education, and church involvement.

Maintenance for Life  – 5 Units
This is a course designed to acquaint the student with simple home and automotive maintenance and repairs. Topics will include, but not be limited to, safety practices, proper selection of tools, and household electrical, plumbing, and structural systems, and HVAC and landscape concepts. Students will also learn the basics of automotive fuel and electrical systems, power train, brakes and chassis, and basic gas and arc welding techniques.

Personal Finance  – 5 Units
This is primarily a senior course that follows the high school edition of Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance Curriculum, which seeks to empower students to make sound financial decisions for life. It includes lessons in the following areas: Saving and Budgeting, Credit and Debt, Financial Planning and Insurance, and Giving.