BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLGY
The Business & Information Technology program provides students with opportunities to explore a variety of careers including accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, and business law. All courses are dual credit/transcripted with Gateway Technical College. Students can also earn their Payroll Assistant Certificate.
Business Management and Marketing Clusters
Introduction to Business*
Advanced Accounting* (Accounting Software Apps and Payroll Accounting)
Information Technology Cluster
Microsoft Office Applications* (Computers for Professionals)
Advanced Office Applications* (Accounting Spreadsheet Applications)
Payroll Assistant Certificate
Build a foundation for a career in payroll with the Payroll Assistant certificate. After completing this certificate, students will be able to compile and record employee time and payroll data. They will also be prepared to compute and post wages, calculate deductions, and prepare paychecks. Students will be familiar with payroll laws and preparing reconciliations. Employment opportunities for students who complete this certificate include payroll clerk, payroll assistant, payroll specialist, or personnel assistant.
Students can earn certifications by taking the following dual credit courses:
Microsoft Office Applications
Advanced Office Applications
Business students have the opportunity to earn the following industry certifications:
Word 365 Core and Expert
Excel 365 Core and Expert
Certified Regional Pathway
ETHS has received a Regional Certification for the following pathway:
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business.
In addition to exploring business careers, FBLA members also demonstrate their leadership skills through community service projects, fundraising activities, and chapter officer positions.
Advisor: Deb Leising
Open to all students
The National Business Honor Society (NBHS) is an academic honor society that helps to recognize business students at the high school level. NBHS recognizes the outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, and service of students who are interested in pursuing a career in business.
The objectives of the National Business Honor Society include:
Promote and recognize academic achievement in business education at the secondary level
Foster and recognize leadership skills and character development
Help members grow ethically and socially by promoting and encouraging an interest in business
Encourage member involvement in service-learning initiatives
Open to qualifying juniors and seniors
*Transcripted Credit courses with Gateway Technical College - Students earn high school credits and college credits at the same time by taking Gateway courses taught by qualified high school teachers, using the same textbooks and materials as Gateway.