Business Education

  • Kathy Wonsowski, Department Chairperson – MVHS
  • John Hanson, Department Chairperson – NVHS
  • Alison Heuer, Department Chairperson – WVHS

The Business Department offers a variety of courses to prepare students for continued education and for development of personal and business skills. A modest materials fee will be assessed in those classes requiring extensive computer usage.

Business Course Listings

Professional Courses

Course# Title Level prerequisite and/or recommended course work includes
BUS1000 Business Orientation Sem. 9-12 None
BUS3000 Advertising Sem. 9-12 Business Orientation, Marketing Technology, Visual Media, or Interactive Media
BUS3002 Marketing Yr. 10-12 Business Orientation, Advertising, or Marketing Technology
BUS1002 Management Sem. 11-12 Business Orientation
BUS3005 Business Law Sem. 11-12 None
BUS3005C Online Business Law Sem. 11-12 None
BUS1040D Introduction to Education Sem. 11-12 None
BUS1041D Education 2 Sem. 11-12 Introduction to Education
BUS3007 Internship Yr. 11-12
BUS3020 Virtual Enterprises International Yr. 11-12 Two semesters of business courses and Business Education Teacher approval

Technology Courses

Course# Title Level Recommended prior course work includes
BUS1030 Essential Technology Sem. 9-12 None
BUS1032 Marketing Technology Sem. 9-12 None
BUS1033 Visual Media Sem. 9-12 None
BUS1034 Emerging Technology Sem. 9-12 None
BUS1036C Online Web Design Sem 9-12 None
BUS1038C Online Video Game Design Sem. 9-12 This course similar to BUS1034
BUS1035 Interactive Media Sem. 9-12 None
BUS1036 Web Design Sem. 9-12 Previous Business Technology Course experience strongly recommended
BUS1037 Coding Sem. 9-12 Previous Business Technology Course experience strongly recommended

Financial Courses

Course# Title Level Recommended prior course work includes
BUS2000 Business Mathematics Sem. 10-12 Algebra 2
BUS2001 Accounting 1 Yr. 10-12 None
BUS3016H Honors Accounting 2 Yr. 11-12 Accounting 1
BUS3017 Finance Sem. 11-12 None

College/Career Courses

Course# Title Level Recommended prior course work includes
BUS1003 Notetaking & Study Skills Sem. 9-12 None
BUS3004 College Test Prep Sem. 11-12 None
BUS4001 Consumer Economics Sem. 12 None, fulfills graduation requirement
BUS4001C Online Consumer Economics Sem. 12 None, fulfills graduation requirement
BUS4003A AP Macroeconomics Sem. 12 None, fulfills graduation requirement
BUS4002A AP Microeconomics Sem. 12 AP Macroeconomics

Business Dual Credit With College of DuPage

Students enrolled in the following courses may apply to earn dual credit with COD. High School students who wish to take a course listed below for dual credit will receive college credit and a COD transcript regardless of whether or not they continue at College of DuPage. These credits may be transferable to other institutions. All dual credit opportunities are pending an agreement between IPSD and COD. To qualify for dual credit, students must complete appropriate applications and placement testing as required by COD.

Course Completed at MVHS, NVHS, WVHS Credit at COD
Introduction to Education: BUS1040D Introduction to Education 1100: (3 hrs. credit)
Education 2: BUS1041D School Procedures 1101:  (3 hrs. credit)