CSC-2010

INTRODUCTION TO PERSONAL COMPUTING

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Work with the computer operating/software programs; develop foundation skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access; format a research paper in MLA style; create and organize database information; apply ethical considerations in the use of information systems.

CSC-3010

PERSONAL COMPUTERS

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information:
Students may be assigned to Introduction of Personal Computing (CSC-2010) based on established criteria.
Strongly suggest ability to type at least 20 words per minute.
Work with the computer operating/software programs; develop skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access; format a research paper in MLA style; create and organize database information; create documents to integrate word processing, database, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and Internet; apply ethical considerations in the use of information systems.


CSC-3070

EXPLORING COMPUTER SCIENCE

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9 - 12 grade
Exploring Computer Science is a great class that introduces students to technology. The course consists of 5 units; human/computer interaction, problem solving, web design, programming, and data modeling. Ethical and social issues in computing, and careers in computing, are woven throughout the units. Units utilize a variety of tools and platforms, and culminate with final projects based on each of the five major units. Exploring CS is the feeder course for the new AP Computer Science Principles.

AAB-3060

BASIC TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information:
This course is suggested for students with limited computer experience.
Keyboarding covers the touch typing method and the creation and formatting of personal and business documents. This course includes drill and practice that will improve speed and accuracy for each student. Students will produce letters, reports, memos, and "mailable" documents that are formatted correctly.


CSC-3080

CYBERSECURITY

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9 - 12 grade
Important Information:
Offered at CTE
Cyber Security will explore the field of computer security. It covers fundamental issues and first principles of security and information assurance. The course will look at the security policies, models and mechanisms related to confidentiality, integrity, authentication, identification, and availability issues related to information and information systems. Other topics covered include basics of cryptography (e.g., digital signatures) and network security (e.g., intrusion detection and prevention), risk management, security assurance and secure design principles, as well as e-commerce security. Issues such as organizational security policy, legal and ethical issues in security, standards and methodologies for security evaluation and certification will also be covered.



CSM-3020
ANIMATION DESIGN
Length/Credit:
One Semester. 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
Web Design
Open to 9-12 grade
Develop advanced skills in animation and multimedia using Adobe Director; create interactive games, demos, presentations, and simulations for the web, mobile devices, desktops, DVDs and CDs; identify and incorporate components of quality multimedia production; apply ethical considerations in the use of information systems.

CSM-3030

WEB DESIGN

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Develop skills in Web design using Photoshop, Flash, and Dreamweaver. Use videos, graphics, animation, text, and sound in web-based presentations; identify and utilize quality Web page design; apply ethical considerations in the use of information systems.


CSP-4020

PROGRAMMING WITH JAVA

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information;
Strongly suggest successful completion of Algebra I as preparation for this course.

This is an introductory course in computer programming with the Java language. Emphasis will be on decision-making, problem solving, program development, correct syntax, debugging a program, and arrays. Programming in Java is a sequence of two courses designed to provide a thorough foundation of the Java computer language.


CSC-5010

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
Completion of Exploring Computer Sciences is recommended
AP Computer Science Principles is a course designed for any high school student. Students will be introduced to the creative aspects of programming, abstractions, algorithms, large data sets, the Internet, cyber security concerns, and computing impacts. AP Computer Science Principles will give students the opportunity to use technology to address real-world problems, discover how computer science plays a role in society and build relevant solutions.

CSP-5020

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
General Elective/Computer Science
Prerequisite:
Programming with Java
Open to 9-12 grade
This course is a continuation of Programming with Java, Part I. Upon completion, students are expected to take the Advanced Placement Computer Science Test. Emphasis will be on writing object-oriented programs, recursion, arrays and array lists, sorts and the AP Programming Labs.