Information Technology (Business Management and Marketing)
Students in Grades 9-12 possess varying levels of maturity as well as an array of learning styles. Their backgrounds include diverse family structures and varying social and emotional environments. Throughout these grades, students are adjusting to personal, physical, and emotional changes as well as to social changes taking place in the world around them. Students who choose to complete a pathway in the Information Technology cluster enjoy technical, challenging curricula and attention to detail in daily work tasks.
The Information Technology curriculum addresses the development of applied skills focusing on types of work environments students may encounter in this pathway. An active, structured, and stimulating classroom setting is provided for student exploration and assessment. Students work together to build a community of learners wherein their ideas become a source of learning.
10th Grade: Business Technology Applications(BTA)
This course is designed to assist students in developing technological proficiencies in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations, communications, Internet use, ethics, and careers using technology applications. Simulations and projects promoting teamwork, leadership, and workplace skills offer further opportunities for applications of knowledge and skills.
11th Grade: AdvancedBusiness Applications
This course is designed to provide students with the project-based applications of concepts learned in Business Technology Applications or Business Essentials. Personal computing and business skills are integrated throughout the course as students use a variety of software applications to produce and prepare documents for publication and learn how to select appropriate software for generating information.
Prerequisite: Business Technology Applications
12th Grade: Multimedia Designs or Multimedia Publications
Multimedia Design is designed for students to provide students with a hands-on skills involving graphic design, digital photography, Web publishing, and digital video productions. Students use various hardware peripherals and software for completing documents.
Multimedia Publications is a one-credit course designed to provide students with hands-on skills involving graphic design, digital photography, Web publishing, and digital video production. Students use various hardware peripherals and software for completing documents.
Prerequisite: Advanced Business Technology Applications
Credential: Microsoft Office Specialist(MOS) Certification
Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Students will develop skills in the areas of merchandising, advertising, public relations/ publicity, event marketing, sponsoring, ticket distribution, and career opportunities as they relate to the sports and entertainment industry. Sports and Entertainment Marketing can be taught in Grades 9-12. It is recommended that students enroll in an introductory marketing course prior to taking Sports and Entertainment Marketing.