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About the Business Department

The Business department at Ponderosa High School is proud to offer a variety of Career and Technical Education courses. Students have the opportunity to receive college credit in 6 of our course offerings, including Accounting, Intro. to Business, Marketing and Intro. to PC Applications. In addition, there are certifications available to students in the IT class and Microsoft Office.  All course offerings provide real world skills that will transfer into post secondary education and workforce skills. In addition to providing a variety of courses, students have the opportunity to join FBLA or DECA. These academic organizations provide students the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a competitive environment. Students are able to have leadership opportunities, compete at a district, state and national level, with the chance to travel, network, and receive scholarships for college.
 

Students of the Month

Business Student of the Month
 

Congratulations Mia Merritt on being selected the October Student of the Month!  She does outstanding work in the BUS 115 class, contributes to class discussions and her group projects are phenomenal! She has been in FBLA from the beginning. Mia helped at Back-to-School Night, contributed to the Sock/Shoe drive and helps with all the little things. She is an asset to FBLA and we are glad to have her! In addition, Mia wants to study Business in college.

Marketing Student of the Month
 

Congratulations to Christine Glover on being selected the October Student of the Month!  Christine is a rising DECA star and has seen so much success in her first year. She has put in a lot of outside work and it has paid off. We want to recognize her for the work that she has put in and for what the future of our program has in store with her as a member.

 

Business Staff

Matthew Chambless
Business Education Teacher/DECA
Dawn Hildenbrand
Business Education Teacher/FBLA
Courtney Tanguma
Department Chair/Business Education Teacher/DECA

Course Offerings

17-18 Business Course Descriptions

9th Grade

Business Law
Business Management
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
Marketing I
Microsoft Office Applications
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing

10th Grade

Accounting Principles I
Business Law
Business Management
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
MAR 155 - Social Media for Business
MAR 216 - Marketing II
Marketing I
Microsoft Office Applications
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing

11th Grade

Accounting I
Business Law
Business Management
DECA
Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
MAR 155 - Social Media for Business
MAR 160 - Customer Service
MAR 216 - Marketing II
​MAR 235 - Consumer Behavior
Marketing I
Microsoft Office Applications
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing
School Store Manager
Sports Marketing

12th Grade

Accounting I
Business Law
Business Management
DECA
Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Business
Introduction to PC Applications
MAR 155 - Social Media for Business
MAR 160 - Customer Service
MAR 216 - Marketing II
​MAR 235 - Consumer Behavior
Marketing I
Multimedia I - Survey
Multimedia II - Desktop Publishing
Microsoft Office Applications
School Store Manager
Sports Marketing