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 TitleCourse TimeCredits
Web 1 - HTML & CSS
Dates: TBD | 1:10-1:55 p.m.
*​Programming Fundamentals
Dates: TBD | 1:59-2:44 p.m.
*Students must complete Intro to Computers & Programming with a C or higher before taking Programming Fundamentals 

Course Description

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.

152-101 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 //

Academy Dates //
January - June 2022

Days of Week //
Mon - Fri

Times //
1:10 p.m. - 2:44 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.