Administrative Office Management (AOM)

  • Do you want to be a professional? Do you enjoy hands-on learning? Do you like working on the computer and being in charge of your own destiny? If you would like working and studying in a realistic office environment, then Administrative Office Management is for you!
  • Two hour business course
  • Use the latest software (MS Office 2010; Adobe: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Be on the “cutting edge” of your future
  • Wide variety of office-related skills; teamwork a must
  • Train in printers, scanners, laminators, digital cameras, in-the-cloud saving, and copiers
  • Run a real business providing services to teachers and administrators
  • Demonstrate skills through local, state, and national competitions if you become a Business Professionals of America (BPA) member; co-curricular club
Course Title: Administrative Office Management – Semester 1
Administrative Office Management – Semester 2
Course Instructor: Deborah Diss
Number of Credits: 2 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech 3 – 6 Credits

Dual Credit Information for 2022-23

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
CINS 101 Intro to Computer Concepts 3 Credits Ivy Tech
VISC 115 Intro to Graphic Design 3 Credits Ivy Tech

Desktop Publishing

Do you want to create designs for brochures, newsletters, T-shirts, product packaging, flyers, letterheads, and much more? This course, using the latest software, will help you do just that as well as create other current business documents.

  • Study elements of design, fonts, color, and layout while using Adobe CS6 InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop software.
  • Create the marketing documents for a Ben Davis design competition.
  • Compete throughout the year with other BD classes to create the winning designs for BD T-shirts, mugs, and much more. The products (with the winning designs) will be sold in the BD Spirit Shop for everyone to purchase!
  • Join and actively participate in the co-curricular club, Business Professionals of America, so you can demonstrate your skills in local, state, and national competitions.
Course Title: DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Course Instructor: Deborah Diss
Number of Credits: 1 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 10th, 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: None

Interactive Media

  • Use technology to design logos, web sites, and/or videos
  • Learn Adobe  programs such as Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop
  • Learn MS Office PowerPoint and Movie Maker
  • Students are encouraged to join Business Professionals of America co-curricular club
  • Create and design videos, websites, and a video game
Course Title: INTERACTIVE MEDIA
Course Instructor: Donald Wirt
Number of Credits: 1 per semester
Semesters Offered: 2 semesters
Prerequisite: None
Eligible Grade Levels: 10th, 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: None

Academic Standards for Success

  • Write routinely over a variety of time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
  • Use vocabulary skills, context, roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words.
  • Identify how to order the elements of a sentence or paragraph to improve clarity, meaning and the progression of ideas.
  • Connect ideas from different areas of mathematics (particularly geometry and algebra) to state or solve abstract or applied problems.
  • Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.