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 4 items.

  • Accounting I

    2 semesters, 1 credit  Open to 11, 12
    Marian and Brother Rice Students

    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 teh 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, and may require an iPad Air 2.
  • Computer Applications I

    1 semester, 1/2 credit, open to 9, 10, 11
    Prerequisite: Due to the course requirements and the pace of the class, students must accurately type 35-40 wpm. In order to meet this prerequisite, students may practice at home using an online typing tutor, purchase software, or use the typing tutor available at Marian High School.
    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
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications I

    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
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications I

    This course allows students to gain 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.

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
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