Business and Computer

  • Business and Computer Department Vision Statement: Every South Allegheny student will be proficient in all aspects of Business, Computers and Information Technology as outline in the National Business Education Standards. With this end, the student will require supplemental materials and experiences needed to be proficient at the PSSA’s.



    TITLE:  Careers                                                                      Credit: .5

    Course Number: 0716                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1

    Description: The course will offer opportunities for students to strengthen their study skills, time management, test taking, questioning, public speaking and organizational skills, as well as provide a chance for students to consider and understand their personal learning style. Students will be guided through goal setting and personal achievement activities to help identify area in need of personal and academic improvement in order to enhance student performance. This course will inventory student aptitude, abilities and interest and let them explore careers that are of interest to them. The course will afford opportunity to complete the FAFSA information and College applications. We will also explore scholarship opportunities and help students complete the STEPS program.


    TITLE: Driver’s Education Theory                                        Credit: .5

    Course Number: 0950                                                             Grade: 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1

    Description: This semester course includes highway safety, Pennsylvania traffic laws, and other topics integral to helping the student becoming a safe and responsible driver.


    TITLE: Personal Finance                                                        Credit: .5

    Course Number: 0802                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1

    Description: This course will prepare students for competencies to understand and evaluate life’s financial decisions.


    TITLE: Sports Marketing                                                       Credit: .5

    Course Number: 0810                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1

    Description: Explores the nuances of advertising, business operations and other marketing strategies associated with the world of sports.


    TITLE: Personal Law                                                             Credit: .5

    Course Number: 0804                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 1

    Description:  Personal Law is one of the most valuable subjects. The student will use true situations that will show the students the impact law has on their lives. The course will concentrate on Law, Justice and You, The Law of Sales, Property Law as well as Employment law. All these topics will provide a basic understanding of different legal situations.



    TITLE: Introduction to Business                                            Credit: .5

    Course Number: 0801                                                             Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: N/A                                                                    Difficulty Rating: 3

    Description: Designed for the student who plans on studying business in college, owning their own business, or wants to gain knowledge of business operations.