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    Information Technology

    Information Technology includes the entire world of computers – from learning how to use them to creating them to programming them to repairing them. As technology improves, the desire for faster and more powerful equipment grows. Computer technology is quickly changing every industry – from agriculture to entertainment. People with a scienti

    fic understanding of computer technology will play a major role in America’s future. Opportunities will be great for innovative specialists who keep up with the latest technology. Students may join the BPA – Business Professionals of America student leadership club in order to participate in activities and competitions and develop leadership skills. The Technology Student Association (TSA) provides the same opportunities for students in a more hands-on activities such as networking and computer repair and upgrading.

     

     

     

     


    Computer Maintenance

    Grade Placement ..........11-12

    Credits ...........................2

    Prerequisite ...................None

     

    Computer Maintenance helps prepare students for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and globally-recognized Comptia A+ and Server+ certifcations 

    Computer Maintenance covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts. Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also be able to connect to the internet and share resources in a network environment. Topics also include laptops and portable devices, wireless connectivity, security, safety and environmental issues, and communication skills. Students will explore a variety of topics including installation procedures, security issues, back up procedures and remote access. Hands-on lab activities are an essential element.

     
    Computer Technician

    Grade Placement ..........12

    Credits ...........................2

    Prerequisite ...................Computer Maintenance

     

    Students gain knowledge and skills in the area of computer technologies, including advanced knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, computer principles and components related to the installation, diagnosis, service, and repair of computer-based technology systems. Students will reinforce, apply and transfer their knowledge and skills to a variety of settings and problem solving situations. Students also prepare computers for the Computers for Kids Program and provide professional repair service to the community

     
    Cisco Internetworking Technologies I & II

    Grade Placement ..........11-12

    Credits ...........................1 + 1 = 2

    Prerequisite ...................Recommended: Technical Reading Skills, Computer Pro
    ficiency,
    Prior Courses in Electronics and/or Computer Science (Committee Approval Req)
    Partnerships ..................Cisco Systems, Inc.
     

    Cisco Internetworking I / II helps prepare students for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and

    globally-recognized Cisco CCENT and CCNA certi

    fications. Cisco Internetworking I/II provides general networking theory, practical experience, and opportunities for career exploration and soft-skills development. The curriculum teaches networking based on application, covering networking concepts within the context of network environments students may encounter in their daily lives – from small office and home offi ce (SOHO) networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum. Cisco Internetworking I/II is designed for students with basic PC skills and foundational math and problem solving skills. The curriculum offers an engaging learning experience for more visual and kinesthic learners. Many interactive activities are embedded in all of the courses to break up the text, help reinforce student comprehension and encourage additional hands-on practice.


     

     

     



Last Modified on February 18, 2015