Business and Computer Science Education

Note: Courses with recommended prerequisites are noted in the description. In some circumstances students may take a course without this prerequisite. See Mr. Gammie or Mr. Akizuki for more info.


Grade 8


ADST 8

Computational Thinking, Computer Programming, Digital Literacy, Business Basics.


Grade 9


Business Ventures 9

See description under Business Ventures 10. Students may take Business Ventures in 9 and/or 10.


Computer Science 9

Computers and Logic, Computer Programming, Interactive Games and Animations, Physical Computing, Hardware, Data and Society.


Grade 10


Business Ventures 10

How to Start a Business, What Makes a Good Idea? The Intersection of Business and Technology, Marketing and Advertising Strategies, Social Responsibility.


Computer Science 10

Computer Programming, Web Design and Development, HTML/CSS/Bootstrap, The Design Process, The Internet of Things, Technology and Society.


Grade 11


Accounting 11

Money Management, Financial Decision-Making (personal and business), Fundamental Accounting Principles, Read-Prepare-Analyze Financial Documents, Career Opportunities in Accounting.


Applications of Technology 11

Students are first responders to any computer related technical issues arising at Moscrop. An interview with Mr. Akizuki is required.


Computer Science 11

Computer Programming, Algorithms, Top-Down Design, Abstraction, the Internet, Big Data, Digital Privacy, Application Development, Societal Impact of Computing and Technology.


Marketing & Entrepreneurship 11

Steps to Start a Business, Market Analysis, Sources of Funding, Business Ideas, Business Success and Failure. Marketing Fundamentals, Advertising Strategies, Market Research, Target Markets, Consumer Behaviour. Gain real world experience in the retail industry. A fantastic opportunity to take part in applied learning through the “The Underground” school store.


Tourism 11

See description under Tourism 12.


Grade 12


Accounting 12

Budgeting, Cash Flow and Capital, Investment Decisions, Inventory Control, Computer-Based Accounting Methods, Personal Finance Skills.


Financial Accounting 12

For students interested in pursuing post-secondary studies in Commerce and/or Accounting. Analysis is stressed as you learn how to develop and read financial information and interpret that information to make educated decisions. Prerequisite of Accounting 11 may be necessary.


Applications of Technology 12

Students are responsible as first responders to any computer related technical issues arising at Moscrop. An interview with Mr. Akizuki is required.


AP Computer Science A

Earn university credit for coursework completed at Moscrop. Learn to program in Java. Topics include variables, loops, methods, classes and OOP, data structures, algorithms and recursion. Code your very own programs that solve real world problems.


Computer Science 12

Learn to program in Java. This course covers similar programming topics as the AP Computer Science A course at a slower pace. Other topics include careers in computer science, impacts of technology, innovation, and responsibility. This course may be used for university admissions.


Marketing & Entrepreneurship 12

New Business Creation with a focus on Digital Opportunities. E-commerce, Technology and Business, Marketing and Promotion Strategies. Build your resume with real-world business experience as you work in and manage “The Underground” school store. Scholarship opportunities are available for students who take this course.


Economics 12

The Law of Supply and Demand, Opportunity Cost and Decision Making, Production and Distribution, The Role of the Government, International Trade, Business and Societal Implications.
This course may be used for university admissions.


AP Macroeconomics (this course will be offered again in 2019-2020)

Earn university credit for coursework completed at Moscrop. This is an introductory university-level course focusing on the principles of economics that apply to an economic system as a whole. Ideal for students interested in entering a post-secondary program in commerce.
This course may be used for university admissions.


AP Microeconomics (this course will be offered next year 2018-2019)

Earn university credit for coursework completed at Moscrop. This is an introductory university-level course focusing on the principles of economics that apply to individual markets and decision-making. Ideal for students interested in entering a post-secondary program in commerce.
This course may be used for university admissions.


Tourism 12

The Evolving Tourism Industry, Role of Tourism in the Economy, Marketing Strategies and Management. Ideal for students interested in entering the hospitality industry or a hospitality based post-secondary program.