Dual Enrollment Classes at SMHS Start January 14 - Enroll Now!
College of San Mateo is excited to partner with San Mateo Union High School District to offer three pathway specific courses that allow for our
students to explore career opportunities in Accounting, Business, & Criminal Justice.
Mondays, 6 - 9 pm
ACTG 100 is an introductory accounting course that covers topics such as, but not limited to, the
accounting cycle, the preparation of internal intermediary reports and a company’s financial
statements.. The course also covers the sales cycle, purchasing cycle, payroll, and bank
reconciliations. ACTG 100 provides you with the necessary skills to perform the bookkeeping for
small business. It could also be the first step towards a career in accounting that can yield annual
salaries of more than $100k a year and in some instances more than $400k a year.
INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Tuesdays, 6-9 pm
This course examines the evolution of the principles and approaches used by the justice system
and the changing forces which have shaped them. Students are introduced to the origins and
development of criminal law, legal processes, and sentencing and incarceration policies.
Discussion points will include components and characteristics of the criminal justice system,
theoretical explanations of crime, responses to and measurement of crime, and current
challenges to the system.
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
Tuesdays, 6-9 pm
Introduction to Business provides a broad overview of the structure and function of the modern
American business organization, examining critical business topics including: current business
trends, entrepreneurship and small businesses, competition in global markets, ethical behavior
and social responsibility, etc. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate an
understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects.