COMPUTER INFORMATION SCIENCE
Computer Information Systems I Grade 11
This course covers the fundamentals of the internal PC hardware and peripheral devices (PC = “Personal Computer” = Intel-based X86 architecture), and also provides an introduction to operating system concepts. Through hands-on labs, desktop learning tools, and extensive Internet-based research, students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Students taking this class will be required to join SkillsUSA; dues will be the responsibility of the student.
Computer Information Systems II Grade 12
This course addresses the software side of the PC by focusing on the operating system, basic networking concepts, and PC security. The course also provides an introduction to selected additional concepts including troubleshooting methods, “help desk” or “call center” procedures, and ethical considerations in computer technology. Students will understand network design and components. The program focus will be on the PC Pro Certification. Students taking this class will be required to join SkillsUSA; dues will be the responsibility of the student.