Introduction to Business

Course Description

This course introduces students to the basic business concepts that will help them understand how a business survives in today’s economy and the role that consumers play in the same economy. Students will learn how to balance a checkbook, save for the future, and use credit wisely. Students will also learn how to create a resume and how to participate in a job interview.

Course Requirements

Grade Level





1 Semester

Credit Value




Enduring Understandings of this course

  • Educated consumers understand that economic decisions can be made in many different ways, each having an opportunity cost associated with it.
  • Money management is an essential part of a successful personal financial plan.
  • Effective business ownership includes understanding the activities businesses perform, forms of business ownership, all aspects of marketing, business’ responsibilities to their community. and the role government plays with business.
  • Career research and planning will help you match interests and skills to the ideal career path.