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Information Technology

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


 

A+ COMPUTER HARDWARE & SOFTWARE                                     1 CREDIT

Pre-requisite:  None

 

This course focuses on the design of computing systems.  It includes installation and setup, upgrading, repairs, troubleshooting, maintenance of desktops, laptops, printers, and all other peripherals. Plus, you need to fully understand the network configurations and operating systems your users might be utilizing. And also the setup, training of users in the use of systems, as well as software related tasks.  Installation of software packages, upgrade and update of software, troubleshoot application and system errors, advice users on software use, train users, writing of training/user manuals, overseeing PC usage and so on.  Basic computer skills are an important background needed.  This course may be taken more than once during a high school career.

 

 

Information Technology

Career Pathways

2013-2014

Career Pathway

Required Courses

Elective Courses

A+

Tests for Certifications:

Industry – A+ Certificate

 

A+ Computer Hardware

                 & Software 1

A+ Computer Hardware   

                 & Software 2

A+ Computer Hardware   

                 & Software 3

A+ Computer Hardware   

                 & Software 4

 

Engineering & Technology 1

Computer Applications

 

 

Students are required to take all KOSSA & industry certification exams in which the student has met the minimum course requirements for that career pathway.

 

Students must take a minimum of 3 credits in a career pathway in order to take KOSSA and 4 credits to be a program completer. 

 

In order to be “Career Ready,” a student must pass a KOSSA and have one of the following: Gold or Silver Work Keys status, a 50 on the ASVAB, or be “College Ready” (ACT: English 18, Math 19, and Reading 20 or COMPASS: English 74, Math 36, and Reading 85).