Altoona IT

Dual Credit High School Academy

​CVTC and Altoona High School 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.

Course Title Course Time Credits
Oral Interpersonal Communiction
Dates: 3/7/22 - 5/25/22 | 12:36 - 1:46 p.m.
3
*​Programming Fundamentals
Dates: 3/7/22 - 6/8/22 | 1:50 - 3 p.m.
​3
*Students must complete Intro to Computers & Programming with a C or higher before taking Programming Fundamentals 

Course Description

801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Communications (3 credits)
Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

152-101 Programming Fundamentals (3 credits)
This course is designed to be a student's first programming course. It provides an introduction to fundamental computer programming concepts including: input-processing-output, if-then-else logic, for loops, and loops. Students use pseudo code and flowcharting tools to build problem-solving skills. Programming concepts are applied and problem-solving skills are practiced as students complete a variety of programming exercises using the JavaScript programming language.

Just the Facts

Spring 2022
6 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Open

Academy Dates //
January - June 2022High School Academies follow all scheduled CVTC breaks.

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
12 - 3 p.m.

Classroom Location //
Altoona High School

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Still have questions? Please contact Keith Stearns at 715-831-7259 for more information.