Computer and Business

The Computer and Business Department offers classes to prepare students to become effective users of technology. Students engage in "hands-on" activities to develop the technology skills needed for college and beyond. 

Course Offerings

List of 5 items.

  • Accounting I

    2 semesters, 1 credit  
    Open to 11, 12

    This course is recommended for any student intending to pursue a business career. It presents current accounting principles and terminology and develops an understanding of processing financial data. At the end of the year, the student will be able to complete an entire accounting cycle, using accounts payable and receivable, and complete financial statements. Projects are done on computers, incorporating accounting principles.

    This course is taught at Brother Rice.
  • Computer Applications I

    1 semester, 1/2 credit
    Open to 9, 10, 11

    In this course, students will be exposed to different digital platforms and specific applications to create, evaluate, and communicate information in an effective  and responsible way. They will explore the importance of Internet safety and produce web-based documents, investigate styles associated with business production, and learn about different file types and the purposes of those file types.
  • Computer Applications II

    1 semester, 1/2 credit
    Open to 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications I

    In this course, students will produce documents and presentation material using the digital media applications introduced in Computer Applications I. Students will use these digital applications to create project based assignments using collaborative learning and critical thinking to become ready to interact in the global professional world.
  • Introduction to Business

    1 semester, 1/2 credit  
    Open to 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications I

    This course allows students to gain an understanding of the world of business, including global business, the role of accounting, human resources, financial operations, marketing and advertising of products and services, and the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. This class is taught through a variety of projects
    and assignments with a strong use of technology.
  • Computer Science

    1 semester, 1/2 credit,
    Open to 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications I; B or better in Algebra I

    This introductory computer programming course is an option as an alternative to the required Computer Applications II course. Students may use this course toward their Computer requirement for graduation. Computer Science is ideal for students interested in STEM fields, but it is not limited as such. Students will learn
    how to solve programming problems by breaking them down into logical steps, writing programs in a logical, structured and organized manner, and illustrating major concepts by creating programming projects. By learning these skills, students will have the awareness of the reason for a particular computer language, the role a program plays in computer use, and the ability a programmer has to control the computer.

List of 2 members.

  • Tim Ellis 

    Director of Instructional Technology
    BS - Central Michigan University
    MA - Central Michigan University
  • Claudine Denha Tella 

    BA - Wayne State University
    MA - Wayne State University

Marian High School

7225 Lahser Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
PHONE: 248-644-1750 - Marian High School
Marian High School, an IHM sponsored school, is fully accredited by NCA CASI, an accrediting division of AdvancED.

Marian is a Catholic college preparatory school for young women, sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The mission of Marian is to ensure, within a Christian environment, an excellent education built on a strong academic curriculum, which will enable young women to value human diversity and live responsible lives of leadership and action based on gospel values.

An enduring tradition: guiding young women spiritually, challenging them academically, and inspiring them to a life of leadership and service.