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2015-2016 ADDENDUM TO COURSE OFFERINGS

2015-2016 ADDENDUM TO COURSE OFFERINGS
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Computer Graphics (1.0)
Students will increase their perception skills and apply them to computer graphic composition.  The course will integrate the traditional skills related to two-dimensional and three-dimensional visual arts as they related to the computer.  Students will use a variety of software programs to create artwork.

Technology Pathways

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Information Technology (.5) +
Excel (.5)
This first course in the IT career field is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of computer concepts and essential skills necessary for work and communication in today’s society.  Student will learn safety, security, and ethical issues in computing and social networking.  Students will also learn about input/output systems, computer hardware and operating systems, and office applications.

Power Point (.5) +
Web Publishing (.5)
Power Point – Students will learn to create presentations, add text, import data from other sources, modify, customize, and deliver presentations over a variety of media.
Web Publishing – This course provides instruction for Web page layout, implementation, maintenance, and creation of a recognized presence on the Internet.

Programming (1.0)
In this course, students will learn the basics of building simple interactive applications.  Students will learn the basic units of logic: sequence, selection, and loop.  Students will apply algorithmic solutions to problem-domain scenarios.  Students will gain experience in using commercial and open source languages, programs, and applications.

Web Design (1.0)
Students will learn the dynamics of the Web environment while pursuing an in-depth study of both Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).  Web based protocols as FTP, TCP/IP, and HTTP will be addressed.  Students will create a website with tag text elements, special characters, lines, graphics, hypertext links, and graphical text.