Principles of Information Technology (30K010)
Grades: 9-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA weight: 1.0
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 Programming I (30K020)
Grades: 10-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 1 GPA weight: 1.0
Prerequisite: Principles of Information Technology
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.
Grades: 11-12 Length: 1 year Credit: 2 GPA weight: 1.1
Prerequisite: Computer Programming I
In Networking, students will develop knowledge of the concepts and skills related to data networking technologies and practices 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.
Practicum in Information Technology (30K040)
Grades: 12 Length: 1 year Credit: 2 GPA Weight: 1.0
In 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 instructor, with an industry mentor, or both. Students shall be awarded one credit for successful completion of this course.