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Coding and Game Design

Coding and Game Design I -Programming

R6640 (1 Credit)
Grades 10, 11, 12

Students in the Programming course explore programming concepts, use algorithmic procedures, implement programming procedures with one or more standard languages, and master programming fundamentals. Coding is used throughout the course. Graphical user interfaces may be used as students design and develop interactive multimedia applications, including game 3 programs. In addition, students employ hypertext markup language (HTML) or JavaScript to create web pages. Students develop their employability skills through a variety of activities. Students should have a strong math background (C average and above) and have successfully completed Algebra I and Digital Applications to enroll in this course. Programming and Workplace Readiness are offered as Industry Certifications.

Coding and Game Design- Advanced Programming

R6641 (1 Credit)
Grades 11, 12

Building on their foundation of programming skills, Advanced Programming students use object oriented programming to develop database applications, interactive multimedia applications including game applications, mobile applications, and web applications. Students continue to develop their employability skills as they research pathways for continuing education and careers in the information technology industry and engage in various career-building activities. Programming and Workplace Readiness are offered as Industry Certifications.

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Fundamentals

R6302 (1 Credit)
Grades 10, 11, 12

Description should state that cybersecurity is the protection of information and data —which includes information systems (e.g., networks, hardware, software), the human element, and physical elements—from risks associated with threats, attacks, hazards, or physical damage. Students should have a strong math background (C average and above) and have successfully completed Algebra I and Digital Applications to enroll in this course. Workplace Readiness as well as numerous Microsoft Industry certifications will be offered.

Cybersecurity Software Operations

Pending School Board ApprovalR6304 (1 Credit)
Grades 11, 12

The Cybersecurity Software Operations course focuses on aspects of computer support and network administration with an emphasis on project-driven learning and cybersecurity. Students learn networking concepts, create peer-to-peer network systems and client server networks, install and configure network cards and operating systems, and create and implement security plans. Workplace Readiness as well as numerous Microsoft Industry certifications will be offered.

Design, Multimedia and Web Technologies

Design, Multimedia and Web Technologies

R6630 (1 Credit)
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

Students develop proficiency in designing and creating graphic design projects, multimedia presentations/projects, and websites, using industry-standard application software. Students apply principles of layout and design in completing projects. Students create portfolios that include a résumé, certifications earned, and a variety of print, multimedia, and website projects produced in the course. Microsoft IT Academy and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications. Students must meet Virginia Placement Test (VPT) requirements to determine eligibility for Dual Enrollment options.

Design, Multimedia and Web Technologies Advanced

R6631 (1 Credit)
Grades 11, 12

Students develop advanced skills for creating digital media projects. Students work with cutting edge hardware and software, applying skills to real-world projects. Microsoft IT Academy and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications. Students must meet Virginia Placement Test (VPT) requirements to determine eligibility for Dual Enrollment options.