• PERSONAL AND BUSINESS LAW Syllabus

    Course Objectives: This course is designed to acquaint students with the basic legal principles relevant to their roles as citizens, consumers, and employees through a mixture of personal, business, and consumer law. The content includes the basic characteristics of the American system of free enterprise, rights of private property, basic elements of contracts, employer-employee relations, landlords and tenants, individual rights, wills and estates, family and juvenile justice law, and community property.   The assignments will be posted and assigned online using Canvas, which is an internet-based network so that students will be able to attach and download files in preparation for the workforce.  Students will also learn basic skills in Microsoft Suite, Google Docs, and Presentation software to enhance their learning and help them in our technology-driven society.

    INTRODUCTION TO GRAPHIC ARTS Syllabus

    Course Objectives:  Students will learn to use the basic tools of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.   Upon completion of the course, students will be able to understand the difference between pixel-based and vector-based graphics and import and export graphics in multiple formats. Topics will include creating text and gradients, drawing and composing an illustration, transforming and distorting objects, incorporating color techniques, placing type in an image, how to work with layers, and printing preparation will also be covered. Projects will include designing a logo, editing photographs for production, graphical resume, and layout for a company newsletter.

    CAREER EXPO Syllabus

    Course Objectives:  Students will understand and demonstrate general shop safety earning industry certification, investigate work tasks, settings, salary, and job outlook and resources corresponding to personal career interest, observe different careers available in the Waynesville Career Center, identify elements of an effective resume, understand soft skills and how to apply their usage in the workplace, and develop an ePortfolio.

    PERSONAL FINANCE SYLLABUS Syllabus

    Course Objectives: Understanding and managing personal finances are key to one’s future financial success. This one-semester course for students in grades 10-12 which offers a one-half unit of credit is based on the Missouri Personal Finance Competencies and presents essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about real-world financial issues. Students will learn how choices influence occupational options and future earning potential. Students will also learn to apply decision-making skills to evaluate career choices and set personal goals. The course content is designed to help the learner make wise spending, saving, and credit decisions and to make effective use of income to achieve personal financial success. The areas of study are:  financial decision making, earning income, buying goods and services, saving, using credit, protecting and insuring, and financial investing.