York Community High School

Introduction to Business


Bartholomew, Kristen (630) 617-2400 ex.x7239 Business Teacher kbartholomew@elmhurst205.org
Billerman, John (630) 617-2400 ex.7121 Business Teacher jbillerman@elmhurst205.org
Lyons, David (630) 617-2400 ex.2439 Business Teacher dlyons@elmhurst205.org

Course Description

#0710 Introduction to Business

Grades 9-12 / 1 Semester – 1.0 Credit

Fulfills the Consumer Education graduation requirement


In this course students will learn and apply business and economic concepts that will enable them to become part of the global economy.  This course examines the role of businesses in our daily lives from the perspectives of the business owner and the consumer.  Topics studied in the course include the various types of businesses, business finances, business management, entrepreneurship, consumer responsibilities and business globalization. As a result of completing this course students will apply skills necessary as a successful consumer, worker, and citizen.  Students will have a better understanding of the problems faced by and the opportunities available to business owners and managers.  Students may also develop an idea of the type of industry they may want to explore as a potential career.