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Information Technology (CTE, DS, S, AAF-M)

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3D Graphics - Course #8130 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
Prerequisite: Multimedia 1 Design and Development
3D Graphics is a one semester course. Students will use 3D graphics software to produce 3D models. 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. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

3D Animation - Course #8131 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
Prerequisite: 3D Graphics
3D Animation is a one semester course using 3D graphics software to produce 3D models and animations. This course will introduce students to 2D and 3D, animation planning, storyboard development, and the animation process. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

A+ Computer Repair/Maintenance - Course #8127 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is a testing program sponsored by CompTIA that certifies the competency of entry-level (6 month’s experience) service technicians in the computer industry. Students seeking an internationally-recognized credential as a competent entry-level (6 months experience) computer service professional can take the A+ examination. Major computer hardware and software vendors, distributors, resellers and publications support this program. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Computer Programming 1 - Course #8121 | Credit (DS, CTE, S, AAF-M) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Secondary Mathematics 1 (mandatory) and Introduction to Information Technology (recommended)
This course in computer programming uses the C language. The course begins with structured programming, progresses to object-oriented programming, and concludes with Windows programming. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Computer Programming 2 - Course #8122 | Credit (CTE, S, AAF-M) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Computer Programming 1
This is a course which provides a continued experience in computer studies. Advanced programming techniques are studied to provide more efficient programs capable of performing greater tasks. Advanced use of peripherals is also studied. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Computer Science AP - Course #8123 | Credit (CTE, S, AAF-M) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Secondary Math 2, Computer Programming (mandatory) or Instructor approval
This is a course which provides a comprehensive study of computer concepts with a major emphasis on programming methodology, algorithms, and data structures. Treatment of computer systems and the social implications of computing are integrated into the course. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Computer Science Principles AP - Course #8137 | Credit (DS, CTE, S, AAF-M) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Secondary Math 2, Computer Programming (mandatory) or Instructor approval
This course helps students develop computational artifacts and think creatively. It focuses on using technology and programming as a means to solve computational problems. This course also highlights the relevance of computer science by emphasizing the impact this industry has on people and society.

Database Development - Course #9060 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course will educate secondary students on the fundamentals of internet and database technology, and provide them with the necessary skills to pursue academic and professional opportunities. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Digital Media 1 Design and Development - Course #8127 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course is the process of planning, instructional design, and development. Multimedia Design and Development is the first year multimedia course where students will create interactive computer applications to be delivered on CD-ROM, Internet or other delivery media using the elements of text, graphics, animation, sound, video, and digital imaging. These skills can prepare students for entry-level positions and other occupational/education goals. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Digital Media 2 Production - Course #8125 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Multimedia 1 Design and Development
Students are involved with the production of multimedia curriculum products that will provide resources for teachers. Students work with subject-matter experts to determine the content of their products. Students use skills they learned during the first year while incorporating advanced skills to create a finished product of high quality. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Digital Media 3 - Course #8126 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Digital Media 2 Production
Students are involved with advanced production of multimedia curriculum products that will provide resources for teachers. Students work with advanced subject-matter experts to determine the content of their products. Students use skills they learned during Digital Media 2 Production while incorporating advanced skills to create a finished product of high quality. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Digital Media Design/Development/Production - Course #9015 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 4.0 Credits
Digital media is the process of planning, instruction design, and development. In this course students will create and learn using elements of text, graphics, animation, 2-D, and 3-D graphics, sound video, and digital imaging to create digital computer applications to be delivered on CD-ROM, Internet or other media. These skills will prepare students for entry-level multimedia positions and will provide fundamental digital media understandings and skills beneficial for other occupational/educational endeavors.

Exploring Computer Science - Course #9180 | Credit (DS, CTE) | Grade 10-2 | 0.5 Credits
This course is designed to introduce students to the breadth of the field of computer science through an exploration of engaging and accessible topics. Rather than focusing the entire course on learning particular software tools or programming languages, the course is designed to focus the conceptual ideas of computing and help students understand why certain tools or languages might be utilized to solve particular problems. The goal of the course is to develop in students the computational thinking practices of algorithm development, problem solving, and programming with the context of problems that are relevant to the lives of today’s students. Students will also be introduced to topics such as interface design, limits of computers as well as societal and ethical issues. This course may be used as CTE or Digital Studies credit.

Gaming Development Fundamentals - Course #9184 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
This course will focus on the foundational knowledge of game design, hardware, graphics, and animation. Students will work with tutorials and samples on MSDN and in Microsoft Visual Studio. Students will have hands-on experience with the relevant technologies. This course will prepare students for the MTA exam. (Note: This course is only available through the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers Digital Media Design/Development/Production program.)

HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals - Course #9183 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course will help students learn the core foundational skills and concepts of HTML5 client application development skills that will run on today’s touch-enabled devices such as personal computers, tablets, and phones. Students will work with tutorials and samples on MSDN and in Microsoft Visual Studio. Students will also have hands-on experience with the related technologies and will use HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to develop applications. This course will prepare students for the HTML5 exam. (Note: This course is only available through the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers Digital Media Design/Development/Production program.)

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) - Course #8136 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Microsoft Server Administration Fundamentals is designed to provide students with an understanding and explanation of fundamental server administration concepts. This training course prepares students for Microsoft exam 98-365. MTA is a new entry-level credential from Microsoft that validates the foundational knowledge needed to take the first step toward building a successful career in technology. The MTA certification programs cover the baseline knowledge of building and managing Microsoft Windows Servers, Windows based network operating systems, Active Directory, account management, and system recovery tools.

Mobile Development Fundamentals - Course #9181 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a new Microsoft Certification program that validates the foundational knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. Successful candidates earn MTA certificates and access to benefits on the Microsoft Certification member site. The certification exam is designed to provide candidates with an assessment of their knowledge of fundamental mobile development concepts. It can also serve as a stepping stone to the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist exams. (Note: This course is only available through the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers Digital Media Design/Development/Production program.)

New and Emerging Technologies - Course #9185 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
This course in will introduce the student to new and emerging technologies in the area of computer science and information technologies. Students will be studying Mobile App Development, HTML5 and ever-changing technologies. Participation in the SkillsUSA and/or TSA youth leadership organizations may be an integral part of this course.

Network Fundamentals (NET+) - Course #9061 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Network+ is a testing program by the Computing Technology Industry Association (COMPTIA) that certifies the knowledge of networking technicians with 18-24 months experience in the IT industry. This test is administered by Sylvan Prometric, is available and was launched on April 30, 1999. Earning the Network+ certification means that the candidate possesses the knowledge needed to configure and install the TCP/IP client. This exam covers a wide range of vendor and product neutral networking technologies. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Security Fundamentals - Course #9062 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course will provide students with information on network security including industry wide topics on communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. This course will also prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ IT Industry certification exam. The Security+ exam measures the security knowledge mastery of an individual and networking experience. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of his course.

Web Development - Course #9110 | Credit (DS, CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 4.0 Credits
Web Development industry certification programs target individuals interested in demonstrating the baseline of technical knowledge that would allow them to pursue a variety of Internet-related careers. INet+ is accepted by all other Internet certification programs as a fundamental (beginning) level certification, and is a good place to start. INet+ is a vendor-neutral, entry-level Internet certification program that tests baseline technical knowledge of Internet, Intranet, and Extranet technologies, independent of specific Internet-related career roles. Learning objectives and domains examined include Internet basics, Internet clients, development, networking, security, and business concepts. CIW and WOW build upon the INet+ curriculum.

Web Development 1 - Course #8128 | Credit (DS, CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
This course covers the basic hands-on skills and knowledge of Internet technologies, network infrastructure, and Web authoring using HTML. Internet professionals are expected to understand and use these foundation skills. Participation in the SkillsUSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Web Development 2 - Course #8132 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5/1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Web Development 1
Web Development II builds on skills learned in Web Development I. The course is designed to build Web development skills and prepare students to take the CIW Site Development Foundations Module and the CIW Site Designer certifications tests. Students passing both tests will earn the CIW Associate Design Specialist Certification.

Web Development 3 - Course #8133 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
Prerequisite: Web Development 2
This introductory course is only available for students enrolled in the Canyons Technical Education Center (CTEC) Web Development program. Web Development 3 builds on skills learned in Web Development 2. This is an advanced course designed to build Web development skills beyond what is taught in Web Development 2 and prepare students to take the CIW Site Development Foundations Module and the CIW Site Designer certifications tests. Students passing both tests will earn the CIW Associate Design Specialist Certification.


LEGEND (Credit)

A = Fine Arts
AAF-M = Applied, Advanced Foundation Math
AAF-S = Applied, Advanced Foundation Science
BS = Biological Science
CS = Chemistry Science
DS = Digital Studies
CTE = Career and Technical Education
E = Electives
ES = Earth Science
F = Financial Literacy
WG = World Geography
HE = Health Education

ILA = Individual Lifetime Activities
ELA = English Language Arts
FL = Fitness for Life
M = Mathematics
PS = Physical Science
PST = Participation Skills & Techniques
Sr. ELA= Senior English Language Arts
S = Foundation/Core Science
WH = World History
USH = US History
USGC = US Government & Citizenship

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