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 6 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
     
    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.
  • Computers 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.
  • Introduction to Business

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

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

    Introduction to computer science. Simple, iterative, and conditional statements. Enumerated variable types, procedure and functions, single and multidimensional arrays, bubble sort, linear search, simple file input/output. This is a 1st semester course which meets M,W,F only from 7 --7:45 AM. This course is taught by a Lawrence Tech University (LTU) professor. Upon successful course completion students earn 4 LTU credit hours toward an LTU transcript (in addition to Marian elective credit).

    This course is taught at Brother Rice.
                                        
  • Computer Science II

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

    Records, advanced file input/output (random access), dynamic memory allocation. Static and dynamic implementation of stacks, linked lists (ordered and unordered), queue (regular and priority), circular queues. Selection and insertion sort, binary search. This is a 2nd semester course which meets M,W,F only from 7 --7:45 AM. This course is taught by a Lawrence Tech University (LTU) professor. Upon successful course completion students earn 4 LTU credit hours toward an LTU transcript (in addition to Marian elective credit).

    This course is taught at Brother Rice.

List of 2 members.

  • Claudine Denha 

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

    Director of Instructional Technology
    BS - 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 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.