Information Technology

  • Advanced Computer Applications
    Prerequisite: Computer Applications B405211

    Course Number: B405221
    Course Length: 2 quarters
    Course Description:
    This course is an advanced computer applications course. Students will learn advanced skills in word processing, spreadsheets; database, and presentation; software along with integration of these applications, in word processing, students will learn advanced formulas, linking, charts, and formatting. Students will also prepare a power point presentation.
     
    Computer Applications
    Prerequisite: None

    Course Number: B405211
    Course Length: 2 quarters
    Course Description:
    The students will learn the keyboard using the touch typing method and emphasis on the correct technique to prevent repetitive stress injury. Students will develop skills from technical manuals to create business documents using word processing, spreadsheet, and graphic presentation software.
     
    Computer Graphics
    Prerequisite: Keyboarding recommended

    Course Number: B407401
    Course Length: 2 quarters
    Course Description:
    Students will learn to manipulate and improve photographs and create their own designs in a graphics program. They will learn the basics of photo restoration and to combine photos to make a collage or design. They will also learn to produce finished professional looking documents, brochures, and works of art.
     
    Computer Keyboarding 1
    Prerequisite: None

    Course Number: B405111
    Course Length: 2 quarters
    Course Description:
    In today's world, understanding computer concepts, possessing computer skills, and knowing how to apply them are essential. Students enter this course with widely varying levels of skills and knowledge. This course is designed for new and experienced learners as they develop computer competency using an integrated computer software package. Students will learn how to use the computer lab and the correct use of the computer keyboard using the touch system.
     
    Computer Keyboarding 2
    Prerequisite: Computer Keyboarding 1

    Course Number: B405121
    Course Length: 2 quarters
    Course Description:
    After a review of data entry techniques previously studied in Computer Keyboarding 1, students will develop competency in the production of simple business communications. Significant emphasis is focused on formatting research papers for high school and college courses. Accuracy and speed development for personal and business use is stressed.
     
    Desktop Publishing
    Prerequisite: Keyboarding recommended

    Course Number: B407501
    Course Length: 2 Quarters
    Course Description:
    This course will introduce the fundamentals of graphics and page layout. Course topics include: word processing, creation of graphics, desktop publishing elements of layout and design, and electronic scanning.
     
    ELL Business Keyboarding 1
    Prerequisite: None

    Course Number: E405141
    Course Length: 1 semester/1 quarter
    Course Description:
    In today's world, understanding computer concepts, possessing computer skills, and knowing how to apply them are essential. This course is designed for the student who has minimal or no knowledge of the keyboard. Students will be introduced to the computer lab, learn the proper use of the computer keyboard (the touch system), and the basics of word processing, Techniques and procedures for acquiring stroking accuracy and speed are emphasized.
     
    ELL Computer Applications (ELL Levels 1-3)
    Prerequisite: ELL Keyboarding

    Course Number: B405241
    Length: Semester 
    Course Description:
    In today's world, understanding computer concepts, possessing computer skills, and knowing how to apply them are essential. This course is designed for ELL Levels 1-3 students who have mastered the ELL Computer Keyboarding course with a letter grade of C- and higher. Students will continue to build touch-typing skills while developing software (word processing, graphic, and spreadsheet) knowledge and technology skills for application purposes. Techniques and procedures for acquiring stroking accuracy and speed are further emphasized.
     
    Intro to Web Design
    Prerequisite: Keyboarding recommended

    Course Number: B407211
    Course Length: 2 Quarters
    Course Description:
    This course is an introduction to web page design. Students will use HTML and web design software to learn the basic elements of web site development. Focus will be on the design elements of text, color, images or graphics, and links to creating a web page. Students will work together in class on the basics of web design and complete a personal web site.
     
    Web Page Design
    Prerequisite: Intro to Web Design B407211

    Course Number: B407221
    Course Length: 2 quarters
    Course Description:
    This course is a continuation of the Introduction to Web Design. Students will learn the advanced skills needed to produce, edit, publish and maintain web sites. Web publishing software and HTML will be used by students to create and maintain their own personal web sites and web sites for teachers, school organizations and the local area businesses.