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CVTC and the Chippewa Falls School District have partnered to offer high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in the IT field an opportunity to earn high school and college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy may be applied to CVTC's technical degree programs. Students enrolled in this academy will focus on the exploration of resolving software-based computer problems in today's digital office environments.
Credential Earned: IT Software Development Specialist (30-152-5), Technical Diploma
Location: Chippewa Falls High School
Introduction to Computers & Programming
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – Friday, December 4, 2020
10:05-11:10 a.m. | MWF
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 – Thursday, December 3, 2020
Monday, December 4, 2020 – Friday, February 5, 2021
10:05-11:10 a.m. | M-F
Monday, February 8, 2021 – Thursday, April 1, 2021
Monday, April 5, 2021 – Friday, May 28, 2021
152-118 Introduction to Computers Programming (3 credits)
801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)Focus on developing speaking, verbal, and nonverbal communication and listening skills through individual presentation, group activities, and other projects.
152-107 Web 1-HTML & CSS (3 credits)This course is designed to be a "first course" in website development. Students work with a text editor and a browser to develop web pages from scratch using HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control color, layout, text, and images. Responsive design principles and accessibility standards are incorporated to ensure websites are usable and professional-looking. Tables, forms, audio, and video components are included to add variety and pizzazz.
152-132 Database 1 (3 credits)Designed as a first database course, this course introduces students to the concepts of relational database management and beginning SQL. Students explore the history and evolution of databases, and investigate current database usage in industry. This relational model is examined and utilized as students practice creating, populating, manipulating, and querying multi-table relational databases using both the MS Access graphical user interface and SQL.
15 Credit High School Academy
Registration Status //Open
Academy Dates //September 1, 2020 - May 28, 2021
Days of Week //Mon - Fri
Times //10:05 - 11:10 am
Classroom Location //Chippewa Falls High School
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