Computer Science Courses
Below is a list of semester courses taken in high school in Computer Science.
This first course in the IT career field is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of computer concepts and essential skills necessary for work and communication in today’s society. Students will learn about safety, security, and ethical issues in computing and social networking. Students will also learn about input/output systems, computer hardware and operating systems, and office applications.
Multimedia & Image Management Techniques
Students will apply principles of image creation, management procedures, and multimedia techniques as they create, revise, optimize, and export graphics for video, print, and web publishing. The course will address issues related to web-based publishing, social media, and security. Students will utilize current commercial and open source languages, programs, and applications.
Students will create event-driven programs using object-oriented programming techniques for use in web-based and standalone applications. Students will map out, design, and test computer applications, web applications, and mobile applications. Both commercial and open source programs and applications will be used.
Students will learn the dynamics of the Web environment while pursuing an in-depth study of both Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Web-based protocols such as FTP, TCP/IP, and HTTP will be addressed. Students will create a website with tag text elements, special characters, lines, graphics, hypertext links, and graphical tables.