COMPUTER APPLICATIONS/DUAL CREDIT COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (Crowder BSAD 125)
This course will include applying advanced features in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Students will also explore and develop database skills. This class will introduce and practice skills used in desktop publishing. Students will also practice internet and digital communication safety. This class may be taken for high school credit only, or students who enroll in the course for college credit may receive high school and college credit. College credit is from Crowder College. Dual credit students must meet admission requirements for Crowder College and are responsible for payment of tuition. (One-half credit, one-semester practical art for grades 9-12) Students, whether or not taking this class for dual credit, may be responsible for purchase of textbook. Prerequisite for College Credit: Students in 11th and 12th grade must have an overall GPA of 3.0, or 11th and 12th grade students with overall GPA of 2.5-2.99 must provide signed letter of recommendation from principal OR school counselor AND parent or legal guardian. Students in 10th grade must have an overall GPA of 3.0 AND must provide signed letter of recommendation from their principal AND school counselor AND provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Students in the 9th grade must have an overall minimum GPA of 3.0, score at the 90th percentile or above on the ACT or SAT, and provide a signed letter of recommendation from the principal AND school counselor AND provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian.
Students taking dual credit classes are encouraged to contact the college they plan to attend to check for credit transferability. Some credits will be transcribed as elective credit if it is not required for a particular major or general studies requirement. Contact the college/university website to locate a transfer equivalency chart.
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