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Information Technology

Information Technology

If you enjoy solving puzzles or love to tinker, the information technology pathway is for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average software developer earns more than $100,000 a year. Learn computer programming and gain a better understanding of internet-working technologies. 

Principles of Information Technology 

Grade: 9–10/Credit: 1 
Prerequisites: None 

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 

Grade: 10–12/Credit: 1 
Prerequisite: None 

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 Programming l 

Grade: 10–12/Credit: 1 
Prerequisite: None 

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 ll 

Grade: 11–12/Credit: 1 
Prerequisite: None

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 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. 

Internetworking Technologies I (Cisco) 

Grade: 11–12/Credit: 1 
Prerequisite: None 

The Internetworking Technologies I course comprises the courses called Cisco CCNA R&S: Introduction to Networks (CCNA 1) and Cisco CCNA R&S: Routing and Switching Essentials (CCNA 2). The Introduction to Networks course introduces the concept of networking, using various analogies to help the student understand the movement of packets throughout the Internet, and the protocol standards used.

Internetworking Technologies II (Cisco) 

Grade: 11–12/Credit: 1 
Prerequisite: None 

The Internetworking Technologies II course comprises the courses called Cisco CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks (CCNA 3) and Cisco CCNA R&S: Connecting Networks (CCNA 4) The CCNA 3 course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in larger and more complex networks.