Computers and Business

Marian High School’s computer and accounting classes prepare students for their future education, professional choices, business, and daily living with computer technology.  Students engage in hands-on activities to develop the technology skills needed for college and beyond.  The curriculum, using PCs with internet access, strives to integrate computers into other class work, problem-solving situations, and students’ daily lives. 

Course Offerings

List of 3 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.  Courses taken at Brother Rice High School may require an iPad Air 2 (approved by the BRHS Technology Department) or rent one from Brother Rice High School at a cost of approximately $275 per academic year.  Included in the rental fee is the rental of the iPad Air 2 and case, AppleCare+, applications required for the course, and BRHS technical support.
  • Computer Applications I

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

    Students will learn and experience college-level use of the Microsoft Office Suite. Students will create documents formatted for term papers using proper MLA (Modern Language Association) style, produce web-based documents, investigate styles associated with business production, and assemble documents involving the integration of different formatted files. Students will learn the advanced features of  MS Word  allowing them to productively prepare assignments for their Marian classes and future college courses. 
  • Computer Applications II

    1 semester, 1/2 credit
    Open to 10, 11, 12                                                                

    Students will produce documents and presentation material using Microsoft Office Suite. Using Excel, they will create and evaluate worksheets learning financial and math data display solutions. PowerPoint will be used to create and conduct business oriented material and presentations. Students will also learn how to create web pages, produce graphical representations of data and use advanced features in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint.

List of 2 members.

  • Claudine Denha 

    BA - Wayne State University
    MA - Wayne State University
  • Mark Hallman 

    Director of Instructional Technology
    BA - Oakland University
    MA - Western Michigan University

Marian High School

7225 Lahser Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
PHONE: (248) 644-1750
Marian High School, an IHM sponsored school, is fully accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.
An enduring tradition: guiding young women spiritually, challenging them academically, and inspiring them to a life of leadership and service.