Students will have a variety of experiences and activities that promote self-awareness, career exploration, and educational planning related to future educational and career plans.
The focus will be on gaining familiarity with the variety of environmental factors that influence marketing decision and understanding the importance of a customer0oriented philosophy of doing business. Topics include: determining marketing opportunities, environmental analysis, consumer buying behavior, and producing planning, promotion, distribution, and pricing.
Introduction to microcomputers and end-user system/application software. Topics include basic computer hardware, operating systems, the Internet, word processing software, spreadsheet software, and presentation graphics software.
Learning about the law in many aspects. Renting an apartment, buying a car, working, and selling products are examples of areas of everyday life that are impacted by the law. Gain an understanding of the law as it pertains to contracts.
This course will help students understand how the economy affects their financial future. They will learn basic economic concepts and apply those concepts to real-life situations.
Learning about and performing calculations that pertain to banking, insurance, payroll, retail pricing/calculations, and invoicing.
**FMCC college credit optional.