Business Education


Valley High School has entered into Dual Credit and Articulation Agreements with Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Students using the articulation agreement may seek advanced standing in DMACC’s business programs.

Course Descriptions and Numbers (Online)

Course Descriptions and Numbers (PDF)

Scholar of Technology and Applied Arts

Course Title 10 11 12 One semester Two semesters Credit Pre-requisite Required
Accounting I X X X X 2 No
Accounting I (Blended Instruction) X X X X 2 No
Accounting II X X X 2 Yes
Business Law I X X X 1 No
Business Law II X X X 1 Yes
Collaborative Field Experience X X X 2 No
Computer Applications I (DMACC) X X X X 1 No
Computer Applications I (Blended Instruction) (DMACC) X X X X 1 No
Computer Applications II (DMACC) X X X X 1 Yes
Developmental Keyboarding X X X X 1 No
Entrepreneurship and Business Management X X X 1 No
Introduction to Business X X X X 1 No
Introduction to Computer Applications: Keyboarding and Word (DMACC) X X X X 1 No
Introduction to Computer Applications: Excel and PowerPoint X X X X 1 No
Leadership X X X X 1 No
Marketing & Advertising X X X 1 No
Personal Finance X X X 1 No
Sales (DMACC) X X X 3 No
Sports & Entertainment Marketing X X X X 1 No
Sports & Entertainment Marketing with Video Production (Project-Based Learning Network) X X X X 2 No
Workforce Development and Skills X X X 2 Yes

The information on this page has been updated for the 2019-20 school year.