Computer Science

WEB PAGE DESIGN I

½ credit

Pre-requisite: Keyboarding or Computer Applications

Web technology is the ultimate computing environment. This introductory course has been designed for people interested in Web Design who have an artistic or creative nature. It provides an excellent introduction to the field of web design technology. Students will use a variety of software programs to make their page fun to make and use.

VIDEO GAME DESIGN

½ credit

Pre-requisite: Keyboarding or Computer Applications

Besides being entertaining, video games are a booming industry. In this half-year course, students will learn how to create digital stories and ultimately their own video games through a variety of software programs. The class will also explore topics such as careers in the game industry, history of video games, storytelling, and game marketing.

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN I

½ Credit (half year)

(Grades 9-12)

Students will learn the introductory functions of the computer software program AutoCAD Light through the practice of mechanical and architectural drawings. Students will be able to develop their skills by designing creative original projects.

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN II

½ Credit (half year)

(Grades 9-12)

Students will perfect and further develop the skills learned in Computer Aided Design I. The fundamentals of three-dimensional drawing will be introduced. Students will design original architectural, mechanical and creative projects.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

½ Credit

(suggested grades: 9,10,11,12)

Over and over again, returning students say that this course is the most valuable course taken in high school. This class will introduce students to major computer applications: publishing, spreadsheets, word processing, Internet applications and presentations all while improving keyboarding skills. This course should definitely be put on your list of “courses to take before leaving high school.” These skills are a MUST for college bound and workforce students!