Course Catalog - Web Development

Web Development

Business & Industry Endorsement

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


(It is recommended students follow the program of study sequence level 1-4 as outlined by TEA.)

 

Principles of Information Technology (9-10) #8500

Students use emerging technologies, demonstrate ethical use of the Internet and explain issues concerning Internet security protocols. Students identify computer hardware components and demonstrate an understanding of file extensions. Students produce and format various documents with both text and graphics, input formulas and utilize preprogrammed functions in documents and tables. Students apply design and web publishing techniques.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Web Design (10-12) #8526

This is an introductory course in web design. The student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology. The student applies digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. The student uses critical-thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Web Game Development (11-12) #8519

This course is designed to continue the objectives mastered in Web Design. The student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology. The student applies digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. The student uses digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning experience of others. The student uses critical-thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Practicum in Information Technology (12) #8510

In the Practicum in Information Technology, students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in the application, design, production, implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and assessment of products, services, and systems. Knowledge and skills in the proper use of analytical skills and application of IT concepts and standards are essential to prepare students for success in a technology-driven society. Critical thinking, IT experience, and product development may be conducted in a classroom setting with an industry mentor, as an unpaid or paid internship, as part of a capstone project, or as career preparation.

SEM: 2 CR: 2

 

Career Preparation I Extended (11-12) #8009

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Successful completion of one or more advanced career and technical education courses that are part of a coherent sequence of courses in a career cluster related to the field in which the student will be employed.

SEM: 2 CR: 3

 

Career Preparation II Extended (12) #8010

This course provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success. Must be taken concurrently with Career Preparation II. Students spend one hour in class each day and a minimum of 15 hours on the job each week. Some of the areas of employment include: clothing and home furnishings, child care, food service, hotel and hospitality services.

PR: Career Preparation I

SEM: 2 CR: 3