Courses:Recommended prerequisite: Principles of Information Technology.
Computer Programming I (One Credit)
Computer Programming II (One Credit)
Practicum in Information Technology (Two Credits)
Practicum in Information TechnologyThis course is recommended for students in Grade 12. Prerequisite: a minimum of two high school information technology (IT) courses. Students shall be awarded two credits for successful completion of this course.
(1) Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions.
(2) The Information Technology (IT) Career Cluster focuses on building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.
(3) In the 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 industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project, or as career preparation.