Goshen High School contact information

Robert McKiernan
Principal, grades 9-12

222 Scotchtown Ave.
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 615-6100

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Central School District

Business Education Courses

Business Mathematics

Grades 10-12 - full year - 1 credit

In this course, students apply math skills to everyday life. Topics include calculation of a paycheck; federal and state income taxes; checking and saving accounts; installment loans; credit cards and finance charges; comparative shopping; mortgage payments and property taxes; buying/leasing a car; auto, life and health insurance.

Introductory Accounting

Grades 11-12 - one semester - ½ credit

This is a one-semester course designed to develop a basic foundation for college accounting and for occupational competencies in accounting. This course is highly recommended for students planning to major in any field of business and/or accounting in college. Emphasis is placed on analyzing transactions and preparing financial statements.

Keyboarding Computer Skills

Grades 9-12 - one semester - ½ credit

This is a one semester course designed to review and/or develop alphabetic and numeric keyboarding skills through the use of touch-typing. Students will practice their keyboarding skills by using the programs in Microsoft Office. Basic forms of correspondence such as business/personal letters, memos, and e-mail will be created in Microsoft Word, and students will also learn how to create an Excel spreadsheet.

Career Internship

Grades 10-12 - one semester - ½ credit

Internship experience! This course allows students leave school to complete an internship experience in one or two different careers of interest. Explore careers in television/radio, child care, journalism, teaching, and other occupations of interest. This opportunity allows students to gain insight into the skills and educational requirements of a career prior to college. Students planning to enroll in School-to-Work need to provide their own transportation to and from their placements. Students who choose to enroll in this elective course are expected to demonstrate a level of responsibility and commitment appropriate for the workplace. Characteristics such as honesty, integrity, ethics, teamwork, and a positive attitude are expected. Students will intern three days per week (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday) and will meet twice per week in class (Thursday/Friday) for classroom instruction.

Entrepreneurship

Grades 10-12 - one semester - ½ credit

Start your own business! Learn how to be a smarter customer! What does achieving the “American Dream” of owning and operating a business really involve? Students choose a business of interest from restaurants to clothing stores and spas and develop a business plan. On top of that, students will complete Donald Trump/Apprentice challenges. Groups of students will compete in business-related challenges to gain first-hand experience. Tasks can range from developing your own cereal brand to creating a NYC window display. Topics include advertising, finance, marketing, managing a staff, and other areas related to an entrepreneurial venture.

Intro to Business: OCCC Credit

Grades 11-12 - one semester - ½ credit

Great class for all students majoring in Business! Great for students interested in Business! College credit is being offered for this SUNY Orange course. In this analysis of current business practices, the following topics are examined: impact of technology on businesses, economic systems, forms of ownership, social responsibility, management and organization, finance, marketing, human resources, information management and international business. Topical issues and cases are used to reinforce terminology and concepts. It is strongly advised that students take this course in their first semester.