• Principles of Information Technology

    Course #                 Grade:  9-10                         Credit:

    7309                       9-10                                        1

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: In Principles of Information Technology, students will develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students will enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the information technology environment.

     

     

    Computer Maintenance

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7477                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Information Technology

    Description: In Computer Maintenance, students will acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer maintenance. Students will apply technical skills to address the IT industry and emerging technologies.

     

      

    Computer Maintenance/Computer Maintenance Lab

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7809                       10-12                     2

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Information Technology 

    Description: In Computer Maintenance Lab, students will acquire knowledge of computer maintenance and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating the environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer maintenance. Students will apply technical skills to address the IT industry and emerging technologies.

     

     

    Networking

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7311                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology and Computer Maintenance or Computer Maintenance Lab

    Description:  In Networking, students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to data networking technologies and practices in order to apply them to personal or career development. To prepare for success, students will have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems.

     

     

    Networking/Networking Lab

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7811                       10-12                     2

    Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology and Computer Maintenance or Computer Maintenance Lab 

    Description: In Networking Lab, students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to telecommunications and data networking technologies and practices in order to apply them to personal or career development. To prepare for success, students must have opportunities to reinforce, apply, and transfer knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems.

     

     

    Computer Technician Practicum First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7312                       10-12                     2

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Information Technology and Computer Maintenance or Computer Maintenance Lab and Networking or Networking Lab

    Description: In the Computer Technician Practicum, students will gain knowledge and skills in the area of computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles, and components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Proper use of analytical skills and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an instructor, with an industry mentor, or both.

     

     

    Extended Computer Technician Practicum First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                   Credit:

    7810                       10-12                      3

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Information Technology and Computer Maintenance or Computer Maintenance Lab and Networking or Networking Lab

    Description: In the Extended Computer Technician Practicum, students will gain knowledge and skills in the area of computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles, and components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer-based technology systems. Students will reinforce, apply, and transfer the knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problems. Proper use of analytical skills and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an instructor, with an industry mentor, or both.

     

     

    Computer Programming I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7313                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology and Algebra I

    Description:  In Computer Programming I, students will acquire knowledge of structured programming techniques and concepts appropriate to developing executable programs and creating appropriate documentation. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the environment, ethics health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as related to computer programming. Students will apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.

     

     

    Computer Programming II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7314                       11-12                     1

    Prerequisites: Principles of Information Technology and Computer Programming I

    Description:  In Computer Programming II, students will expand their knowledge and skills in structured programming techniques and concepts by addressing more complex problems and developing comprehensive programming solutions. Students will analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to environment, ethics, health, safety, and diversity in society and in the workplace as relating to computer programming. Students will apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies.

     

     

    Digital Media

    Course #                 Grade:                   Credit:

    7315                       9-12                        1

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: In Digital Media, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve a problem. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students to successfully perform and interact in a technology driven society. Students will enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and critical thinking and apply them to the IT environment.

     

     

    Web Technologies

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7316                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisites: Recommended Principles of Information Technology

    Description:  In Web Technologies, students will learn to make informed decisions and apply the decisions to the field of IT. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students to successfully perform and interact in a technology driven society. Students will enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and critical thinking and apply them to the IT environment.

     

     

    Practicum in Information Technology First Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7317                       12                           2

    Prerequisites: A Minimum of Two High School Information Technology Courses

    Description: In the Practicum in Information Technology, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical skills and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project, or as career preparation. 

     

     

    Practicum in Information Technology Second Time Taken

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7318                       12                           2

    Prerequisites: A Minimum of Two High School Information Technology Courses

    Description: In the Practicum in Information Technology, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical skills and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project, or as career preparation. 

     

     

    Database Fundamentals

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7319                       11                           1

    Prerequisite: Principles of Information Technology

    Description: In this course, students learn to analyze complex business scenarios and create a data model, a conceptual representation of an organization’s information. 

     

     

    Database Programming

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit: 

    7320                       12                           1

    Prerequisite: Database Fundamentals

    Description: In this course, students implement their database design by creating a physical database using SQL, the industry standard database programming language. Upon completion of this course, students have the opportunity to sit for the first of two exams required to earn the Oracle Certified Associate. 

     

     

    Internetworking Technology I

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7321                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisite: Recommended Technical Reading Skills, Computer Proficiency, Prior Courses in Electronics and/or

    Computer Science, Instructor Approval

    Description: This is a technical course primarily designed for students within the Cisco Networking Academy® who are looking for career-oriented IT skills instruction or a quick path to job entry and career exploration. These courses comprise the first year of a two-year preparatory program in which students will follow a rigorous course of instruction. This education to equip students with knowledge and skills that can be applied toward entry-level careers in IT networking CCENT™ certification and CCNA certification. (CCNA Discovery courses; Networking for Home and Small Business and Working at a Small to Medium Business or ISP). Schools that offer this course must be an official Local Cisco Networking Academy (CNA). 

     

     

    Internetworking Technology II

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7322                       11-12                     1

    Prerequisite: Recommended Internetworking Technology I

    Description: The second-year course for the Cisco Networking Academies is a technical course primarily designed for students within the Cisco Networking Academy® who are looking for career oriented, IT skills

    instruction or a quick path to job entry and career exploration. These courses comprise the second year of a two-year preparatory program in which students will follow a rigorous course of instruction. This curriculum presents basic networking education to equip students with knowledge and skills that can be applied toward entry level careers in IT networking CCENT™ certification and CCNA certification. (CCNA Discovery courses; Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise and Designing and Supporting Computer Networks). This course is available to students who have successfully completed the first year of the program. Schools that offer this course must be an official Local Cisco Networking Academy (CNA). 

     

     

    Geographic information Systems

    Course #                 Grade:                                    Credit: 

    7323                       9                                              1

    Prerequisite: None

    Description: This course is designed as an Introduction to basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) operations, including file management and data transfer. The students will learn how to perform Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data manipulation procedures as related to engineering applications and other fields including business, government, and scientific analysis. Research will be made in regard to career possibilities in GIS. There will be an opportunity for the students to learn how to transfer data between various Computer Aided Design (CAD) packages and GIS, and to use a variety of CAD tool operations with GIS. 

     

     

    Raster Based Geographic Information Systems

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7324                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisite: Recommended Geographic Information Systems

    Description: This course will provide an introduction to basic concepts of vector GIS using industry specific software programs. The students receive instruction in GIS data sets including raster-based information such as images or photographs, acquisition of such data, and processing and merging with vector data. 

     

     

    Spatial Technology/Remote Sensing

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit: 

    7325                       10-12                     1

    Prerequisite: Recommended Geographic Information Systems

    Description: This course focuses on the study of spatial data structures and the display, manipulation, and analysis of geographic information. Students study the technical aspects involved in spatial data handling, analysis and modeling. Instruction will include theories and procedures associated with the implementation and management of GIS projects. A variety of GIS software packages will be used in the laboratory. 

     

     

    Principles of Cyber Security

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit:

    7928                       9                              1

    Prerequisites: None

    Description: This course develops the knowledge and skills needed to master fundamental concepts of cybersecurity. Students in the course will develop a basic foundation for continuing their cybersecurity education and choosing a career in the cybersecurity field. Students will explore the challenges facing information security professionals related to ethics, system security, network security, and application security. Students will conduct risk assessments and develop and implement security policies to mitigate those risks. Students will examine trends in cyberattacks, common vulnerabilities, and the emergence of cyber terrorism.

     

     

    Introduction to C# Programming Applications

    Course #                 Grade:                    Credit: 

    7323                       9-12                        1

    Prerequisite: None

    Description: Introduction to C# Programming Applications is a study of C# syntax including data types, control structures, functions, syntax and semantics of language, classes, class relations and exception handling.