Information Technology

3D Graphics  (CTE/AT, CTE/IT)

This course will introduce students to 2D and 3D modeling, the creation and application of textures, mapping, lighting, camera techniques, and rendering of 3D models.

Course Details  

  • Credits: 0.5
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Prerequisite: Secondary Math I
  • Subject Area: CTE/AT/IT

3D Animation (CTE/AT, CTE/IT)

This course will consist of activity-oriented instruction focusing on animation and rendering software (Blender). Students will explore the many aspects of the animation process and rendering techniques. Students will create a portfolio of skills learned throughout the year.

Course Details 

  • 1.0 Credit (Year)
  • Grades: 11-12     
  • Prerequisite: 3D Graphics 
  • Subject Area: CTE/AT/IT

Advanced Production Graphics (CTE/AT/IT)  

An instructional course that generally prepares students in the approaches and techniques used in the various graphic and printing communications specialties.

Course Details 

  • 1.0 Credit (Year)
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Fee: $15.00
  • Prerequisite: Graphic Communications Introduction
  • Subject Area: CTE/AT/IT

Business Office Specialist (CTE/IT) 

(Also Offered as CE by SUU)

To obtain SUU Credit – Student must complete the following requirements:

  • Computer Technology 1 (anytime)
  • Computer Technology 2 (Junior or Senior year)
  1. Maintain a grade of “B” or higher in Computer Tech 2
  2. Pass Microsoft Office Specialist Word and Excel Exams

This course applies advanced concepts and principles using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and electronic presentation software. Students may have the opportunity to obtain a Microsoft Office Specialist industry certificate through Microsoft and Certiport per district discretion. The certification is recognized worldwide as the best method for employers to validate computer skill proficiency. Student will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to productively use Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office Specialist certification enables you to tap the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office system, resulting in heightened levels of individual performance, confidence, and differentiation.

Course Details 

  • 0.5 Credit
  • Grade: 11 & 12
  • Prerequisite: Digital Business Applications 
  • Subject area: CTE/IT

CAD Architectural Design (CTE/AT, CTE/IT)

(Also Offered as CE by SUU)

This class is an introduction to Architectural drawing.  

Students will be using Auto-CAD software, a new program.  Students will produce two full sets of architectural drawings, including plot plans, basement/foundation, floor plans, elevations, stair detail, cross-section, cabinet details, mill working details, and any other details needed to clarify drawings. We will visit some job sights to help students reinforce what they are learning.  A state competency test will be taken at the end of the year and passed with 80% or more for state standards.

 

Course Details  

  • 1.0 Credit (Year)
  • Grade: 10-12    
  • Fee: $15.00 lab fee 
  • Prerequisite: None 
  • Subject Area: CTE/AT/IT

CAD Mechanical Design I (CTE/AT, CTE/IT)

(Also Offered as CE by SUU)

This course prepares students to develop technical knowledge and skills required to plan and prepare scale pictorial interpretations and technical documentation of engineering and design concepts. This includes instruction in the use of 2D Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software, sketching, drawing layout, geometric construction, orthographic projection, and dimensioning. Much of the work will be completed using a 3D printer.

Course Details  

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grade: 10-12    
  • Fee: $15.00 lab fee 

Computer Programming I (CTE/IT)

This course is designed to introduce the concept of programming using C++.  C++ is the language used to develop most operating systems and commercial microcomputer software.  

Students will have the opportunity to not only program; but to prepare, analyze, debug and improve programs. 

Course Details 

  • .50 Credit
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: Complete 9th Grade Requirement
  • Subject Area: CTE/IT

CTE Internship (CTE/AT, CTE/IT)

(Mark both for total 1.0credit) 

Semester 1: A growing number of young people leave school without the knowledge or foundation required to find and hold a good job. This course emphasizes skills needed to successfully prepare young people for the work environment and shows relevance of academic classes to future career and educational goals. With a foundation based on the SCANS Skills, the course covers; the job application process, legal and safety issues, ethics, goal setting, teamwork, conflict resolution, attitude, etc.  Critical Workplace Skills is the classroom instruction component of a student’s related work-based learning experience, i.e. student internship. 

Semester 2: Related Work-based learning provides on the job training opportunities that are directly related to a career goal and course of study identified through the SEOP. This work-based learning experience is designed to bridge the gap between school and work. Appropriate supervision by a school/district coordinator must be maintained. Examples of related work-based learning include student internship, cooperative work experience and school-based enterprise. 

Course Details 

  • Credit: 1.0
  • Grade: 11-12    
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Subject Area: CTE/AT/IT

Digital Business Applications  (IT)

The business world is progressively more reliant on digital technologies. The Digital Business Applications course is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills to be an asset to the collaborative, global, and innovative business world of today and tomorrow. 

Concepts include the overall digital experience, digital communications, digital media and the exploration of career choices. This course also provides practical experience in professionalism using various forms of presentation skills, including speaking, podcasting and digital portfolio relating to the globalization of business. 

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grade: 9    
  • Prerequisite: Complete 9th Grade Requirement
  • Subject Area: IT

Digital Graphic Arts Intro (CTE/AT/IT)

An activity-oriented instructional course that prepares students for enrollment in advanced vocational and technical education programs by providing exploratory experiences and laboratory activities related to graphic art communications.

The students will learn desktop publishing using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, design skills of a commercial artist.  The world of graphic communications has progressed to the point that it impacts a wide variety of industries and technical areas.

Course Details

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Fee: $15.00
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Subject Area: CTE/IT.

Screen Printing Technology  (CTE, IT)

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge to create, produce and reproduce visual graphics that communicate to an audience. Develop the knowledge and skills relative to the graphic design & screen-printing industries. includes instruction and hands-on experiences in design & layout, digital prep of designs, and multiple color processes on various substrates. Provides an overview of the screen-printing and printmaking industries on the commercial level.

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grade: 10-12    
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Subject Area: CTE
  • Fee: $15

Web Development l (IT, CTE)

Web Development 1 is a course designed to guide students in a project-based environment in the development of up-to-date concepts and skills that are used in the development of today’s websites. Students will learn the fundamentals of how the Internet works. They will learn and use the basic building blocks of the World Wide Web: HTML5 coding and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Students follow the steps to create a website by planning, designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining website projects. Students will learn and use different scripting technologies to create more dynamic and interactive websites. They will learn what it takes for a career in Web Development as they complete projects and create their own web site(s).

Course Details  

  • Credits: 0.5
  • Grade: 9-12  
  • Fee: $0.00
  • Prerequisite: Complete 9th Grade Requirement
  • Subject Area: CTE, IT

Web Development ll (IT, CTE)

(Currently Not Available)

Web Development 2 is a course designed to guide students in a project-based environment in the development of up-to-date concepts and skills that are used in the development of today’s websites. Students will learn the fundamentals of how the Internet works. They will learn and use the basic building blocks of the World Wide Web: HTML5 coding, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. They follow the steps to create a website by planning, designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining website projects. Students will learn and use different scripting technologies to create more dynamic and interactive websites. They will learn what it takes for a career in Web Development as they complete projects and create their own web site.

Course Details  

  • Credits: 0.5
  • Grade: 9-12  
  • Fee: $0.00
  • Prerequisite: Web Development l
  • Subject Area: CTE, IT

Computer Science Principles (CTE, IT)

(Currently Not Available)

Computer Science Principles is a new course that follows a project to develop a computer science course that seeks to broaden participation in computing and computer science. The course places emphasis on the principles of computer science rather than just programming. Big ideas and concepts include: (1) Computing is a creative activity. (2) Abstraction reduces information and detail to facilitate focus on relevant concepts. (3) Data and information facilitate the creation of knowledge. (4) Algorithms are used to develop and express solutions to computational problems. (5) Programming enables problem solving, human expression, and creation of knowledge. (6) The Internet pervades modern computing. (7) Computing has global impacts. Please Note: CSP course is currently a 1.0 credit course. There is a need to collect the most relevant concepts and include them into a semester of the course to match the Digital Studies requirement.

Course Details  

  • Credits: 0.5-1.0
  • Grade: 9-12   
  • Fee: $0.00
  • Prerequisite: Digital Literacy
  • Subject Area: CTE, IT

Game Development Fundamentals (CTE, IT)

(Currently Not Available)

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and project based experience of fundamental gaming development concepts relating to STEM. These concepts include game design, scripting, creation of digital assets, graphic resources, animations, understanding hardware, problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, and project management.

Course Details  

  • Credits: 0.5
  • Grade: 9-12  
  • Fee: $0.00
  • Prerequisite: Intro to Graphics Communication, Digital Graphic Art Intro, Digital Media 1, suggested Computer Programming 1
  • Subject Area: CTE, IT

CE-Introduction to Residential Architecture – CCET 1040 (CE)

This college level class is offered to students in the concurrent enrollment program given by SUU. This class is also available for high school credits only.

Course Description

A course designed to increase the students’ self confidence in the use of CAD hardware and AutoCAD software. Students will learn the AutoCAD commands to generate 2-D drawings through the use of the digitizer or mouse keyboard input with real world coordinates with relative, polar and absolute input, use of icons with modify, construct menus, base line and continuous dimensioning techniques, dimensions variables, edit dimension. Learn AutoCAD menu system, auxiliary and descriptive geometry applications.

Course Details

  • HS Credits: 1
  • College Credits: 3.0
  • Fee: $15 ($5 / 1 Credit)
  • Term: Semester
  • Prerequisites: Student must be enrolled at SUU
  • Subject Area: IT, CE

CE-Introduction to Engineering & technical Design – CCET 1010 (CE)

This college level class is offered to students in the concurrent enrollment program given by SUU. This class is also available for high school credits only.

Course Description

An introductory course covering the basis of manual drafting and design. Course includes instruction in practices and procedures used in mechanical design, architectural design and civil design. Course will include instruction in orthographic projections, isometric drawings, section views, auxiliary views, elevations, floor plans, and plat maps.

Course Details

  • HS Credits: 1
  • College Credits: 3.0
  • Fee: $15 ($5 / 1 Credit)
  • Term: Semester
  • Prerequisites: Student must be enrolled at SUU
  • Subject Area: IT, CE