Computer Science 1
Computer Science 1 is designed to offer sending school students opportunities to explore both Pathways that are offered from the Information Technology department at CTC – Infrastructure & Software Development. The coursework will prepare students for certifications in the IT Industry such as, CompTIA A+, Network+, TestOut PC Pro and others. Certifications nearly guarantee the students well-paying positions in the field of computers. Hands-on labs help to develop student competence as they prepare for their Spring certification exam. Students completing this course will gain knowledge on the various components used to build and upgrade personal computers, how soho networks are set up and function, and how basic software programs are developed. This year-long course meets for two blocks every day.
Computer Science 2
Computer Science 2 continues with exploring both Pathways that are offered from the Information Technology department at CTC – Infrastructure & Software Development. In the second year Advanced Networking and Software Development concepts are covered to extend the knowledge and skills of the students which then takes them closer to the professional level. In addition, the students are exposed to more real-world scenarios in my Tiger Tech internship program, where interns work on faculty and staff members personal devices to optimize their performance and repair any issues they are experiencing. The combination of classroom work, laboratory work, and internship work will set up students for success in the workforce on day one. This year-long course meets for two blocks every day.
Grade-12 (Interview Required)
Would you like to get paid for going to school? This course offers students an opportunity to gain valuable on the job experience working as a paid intern for the school district’s technology department. Students utilize skills obtained in Computer Technology/Networking to assist in the support of the district’s 2500 plus personal computers. Students will set up and maintain computer labs, perform customer service call center activities, and troubleshoot computer and network issues across the district. PREREQUISITE: Computer Science 1