IT - Software Development Specialist

Dual Credit High School Academy

CVTC along with your 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. By completing all three courses, over two summers, students will earn an IT - User Support Technician Technical Diploma and may also earn additional credits for prior learning. All of the dual credit courses listed below will be taught at CVTC and also available for students to complete online.

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

Database 1

3 credits

June 11 - 29, 2019
July 9 - 27, 2019
Online

Programming Fundamentals

3 credits

June 11 - 29, 2019
July 9 - 27, 2019
Online

Web 1 HTML & CSS

3 credits

Summer 2020

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. Problem-solving skills are practiced as students complete a variety of programming exercises using the JavaScript programming language. Students explore the history and evolution of databases, and investigate current database usage in the industry. Students who successfully complete the courses will earn an IT-User Support Technician Technical Diploma from CVTC. This technical diploma prepares individuals to provide technical assistance in resolving software-based computer problems in today’s digital office environments.


Course Description

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. 

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.

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. 

Just the Facts

Summer 2019
9 Credit High School Academy

Registration Status //
Full

Academy Dates //
June 11 - July 29

Times //
Online

Classroom Location //
Online

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