Westwood High School provides a robust selection of business administration and management courses, including Information Management, Business Administration and Management, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Economics, and Management and Leadership.
These courses provide practical preparation for the business world.
Focuses on employability skills and developing competencies in Microsoft Word and Adobe Photoshop.
Business Administration and Management
Allows students the flexibility to work on individual plans to complete projects in a variety of job-related applications and will employ information techniques to assist in decision making and will access, process and evaluate information.
Allows students to achieve an understanding of legal principles that may be used throughout life, and will learn how business has a responsibility to know, abide by, and enforce laws and regulations that affect business operations and transactions.
Designed to allow students the opportunity to begin preparing for careers in management, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
Allows students the chance to discover the role of economics in their personal lives and in domestic and global economies.
Management and Leadership
Fosters skills for effective communication and decision making, develops teamwork skills, as well as responsibility, dependability, planning, and organizational skills, which are invaluable for transition from school to the world of work.
Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to compete at the regional, state and national levels in Business Professionals of America (BPA), which allows them to compete in contests such as Integrated Office Applications, Advanced Office Systems and Procedures, Legal Office Procedures, Medical Office Procedures, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Economic Research Individual, among others, as well as to attend workshops, network with business students from around the country, and experience travel. Many WHS students have achieved national recognition in BPA.
The courses in this program are available to students in grades 10-12.
Prerequisites: All students must successfully complete an Information Management course.