Computer Careers prepares students for entry-level jobs in information and communication technology careers. Students will be introduced to all, and be able to explore two, of the following careers: Administrative Assistant, Internet/Web Support Technician, Technology Support Technician, Graphic Designer, Computer Programming Assistant, and/or Network Technician. Instruction includes lecture, demonstrations and hands-on work. Evaluation is competency based. Students may have an opportunity to gain exposure of a computer career through workplace learning.
Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem solving; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship, integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.