Mount St. Mary Academy
Business Department

MULTIMEDIA I
CREDITS: 1/2
OPEN TO:   GRADES 10 – 12

 

This course is an introductory one-semester course focusing on the practice of news production and video editing. Emphasis is placed on planning, writing, camera operation, production and post production. Students produce, direct and deliver daily news program called Belle TV.  This is a classroom environment  that will empower students to take hold of their own learning experience, ultimately creating a positive impact on student achievement.

 

MULTIMEDIA II
CREDITS: 1/2
OPEN TO:  GRADES 10-12

PREREQUISITE:  MULTIMEDIA I

 

This is a one-semester course audio and video production.  Students will capture, create, and edit audio and video files for production in various delivery formats.  This course allows the student to build digital audio and video making skills by having them conceive, storyboard, record, edit and finalize projects in various media formats.  This is a hands-on course that teaches students how to use audio and video editing software.  Students produce, direct and deliver daily news program called Belle TV.  This is a classroom environment  that will empower students to take hold of their own learning experience, ultimately creating a positive impact on student achievement.

 

HUMAN RELATIONS
CREDITS: 1/2
OPEN TO:  GRADE 12

 

In this course, students provide a service to the school through assisting a teacher or working in an office for one class period. The grade for this class is a combination of four factors: the assigned teacher/staff member’s evaluation, the student’s written essay, the two hour work obligation during semester exams, and the student’s attendance. This course is limited to one semester unless approved by the Guidance Department.

 

STUDENT NETWORK ADMINISTRATION
CREDITS: 1
OPEN TO: GRADES 11-12

 

Students apply problem-solving skills to business situations exploring computer maintenance activities. Students will analyze software problems, install software applications programs and customize defaults, connect components of a local area network, use basic network protocol, and troubleshoot network problems.

 

The Network Administration students have three main objectives: support of student’s technology  needs , support faculty and staff technology needs, and to pursue independent learning pathways in Web Design, Computer Programming, or A+ Certification. Participation in this course is limited and will be determined by counselor recommendation only.

 

ECONOMICS
CREDITS: 1/2
OPEN TO: GRADES 10 – 12

 

Economics is a one-semester online course.  Students will study basic economic theory and learn to apply basic economic concepts to real-world issues and problems. Knowledge of fundamental principles and application of theory will be addressed. Through this application, students will further develop their skills of critical analysis.  This course is provided through our Mercy Learning Online platform.