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Business Computer Applications A
Business Computer Applications A (CTE Digital) is a comprehensive course to develop and apply basic skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will review basic computer and keyboarding skills and explore specific skills in business productivity applications. Students will learn application skills which align to the Microsoft certification requirements. This course recommends the use of Microsoft Office 2013 but also includes instruction for students using Microsoft Office 2010. Requirements: Microsoft Office 2013 (or 2010) with Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Mac or PC with audio capabilities ** This course is not Chromebook-compatible and students may not do any of the assignments in Google Docs or Sheets. All assignments and instructions are for Microsoft Office. **
Business Computer Applications B
Business Computer Applications B is a comprehensive course to extend basic skills in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications. Students will expand on basic computer application skills and explore advanced skills in business productivity applications. Students will learn application skills which align to the Microsoft certification requirements and will have the opportunity to take the certification tests. This course recommends the use of Microsoft Office 2013. This course is CTE approved. Prerequisites: Business Computer Applications A This course is NOT Chromebook compatible or Mac compatible because it utilizes Microsoft Access, which is only available on PC. Required textbooks and resources: Microsoft Office 2013 with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. PC with audio capabilities. There is no textbook required for this class. All required resources are available through the online course.
Exploring Computer Science
Exploring Computer Science is an exploratory course that forms the foundation for several CTE Digital Career Pathways within Information Systems and Technology. It is the first academic class for dual credit and AP Computer Science pathways including Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science, Web Development I and Web Development II. This course includes the same content as the course previously named Fundamentals of IT, which is the CTE title. It prepares students for greater opportunities in Computer Science. The course is designed to give students a basic understanding of what a computer is as well as Hardware, Software, Troubleshooting, Networks, and the Internet. The course also presents development concepts that include basic HTML/Web Design, an introduction to Programming, Video Game Design and Mobile App Development as well as Career Exploration and prepares students for greater opportunities in Computer Science. Prerequisites: NONE Textbook: All material will be provided online. Computer Requirements: A PC or Mac is required for this online course. While other devices like Chromebooks or iPads may work for parts of this course, there are elements of the course that will require a PC or Mac to complete. Students should have access to a PC or Mac for this course. Additionally, students will need access to Blockly, Scratch, AppInventor, and Sploder to complete assignments. Computers should be no older than five years old and have a strong connection to the internet. This course is part of the following course roadmaps: "Cisco Roadmap", "DC Web Development Roadmap"