Principles syllabus

Course Syllabus
Grade Level: 10-12
Teacher Information:
Dale Reed– Business Teacher
Conference – Red Day – 4th block
Phone/Email – (936)709-1470
Credit: 1/2 credit
Green day – 8th Block
[email protected]
Course Description:
In Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance, students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise
systems, the impact of global business, marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze
the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic
knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems and settings in business, marketing, and
Grading Policy:
Major – Examples could be Tests, Projects, Essays, Presentations, Research Papers, or other long term
assignments – items that are considered a significant value of the total grade for the course.
Quiz – Examples could be presentations, rough drafts, or quizzes.
Daily – Examples could be class work, participation, signed parent letters or anything else that doesn’t
fit into Major or Quiz categories.
Percent Value
Major 55%
Daily 20%
Minimum Number of Assignments
3 total each 9 week MP, 2 in 1st 6 weeks of MP1
3 total each 9 week MP
At least 7 total per MP
Retest Policy
A maximum value of 75 will be received on the re-assessment. If a student is caught cheating on a test,
they will receive a 0 on the test and a re-assessment for that test is not permitted.
Late Policy
Daily & Quiz – Daily or quiz work must be made up the next day the student is present. After that 60%
credit will be the maximum grade received.
Major – Major long term assignments will be accepted late for a 10% penalty per school day for a
maximum of five school days.
Class Expectations and Special Instructions:
Be on time! Tardies are given in this classroom.
Be PREPARED to give great effort!
Be polite, don’t talk, interrupt or get out of your seat when someone else has the floor.
Please put your full name, date and the block number on all “turning in” materials.
After completing your Principles of Business Marketing and Finance assignments, you may work on
other class work if time permits.
6. Academic honesty is a must. Do your own work. Never copy, print, or download another student’s
work. Cheating, of any type, is not tolerated in this classroom.
7. Do not get on the Internet unless you have other class work research to do.
8. No food or drinks are allowed in the classroom or around computers.
9. Be sure to ask questions, not understanding does not excuse you from a task.
10. Please remember to be respectful of yourself, as well as others, and follow classroom guidelines.
11. Cell phones are to be turned in if student requests to go to restroom.
12. Computers are the property of TWHS Business Department and will not be used for personal
reasons. Computer courtesies will be enforced.
*All school policies will be enforced in this classroom!
Welcome to Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance!
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To Parents/Guardians and Students:
During this term students in PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS, MARKETING, AND FINANCE will learn a variety of
marketing skills that will benefit him/her in the future. Please read the course information on the previous pages.
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