Computer Programming

1 or 2 Year Program

Computer Programming focuses on mastering Microsoft Excel, HTML website building, Java Script, CSS and Python programming while developing leadership, teamwork and communication skills. Students will work towards Microsoft Office certifications, design a software application, produce code, develop and maintain a spreadsheet to store information.  Students will be working with coding to use a Raspberry Pi, and designing projects that will utilize a 3D printer.  In addition, students will work with the Michigan Initiative Cybersecurity Education curriculum (MICE). This provides students with real-world challenges in technology while opening up possible future study opportunities. Second-year students will be required to develop individual projects for advanced study of programming languages and technology within the program. 

Success Indicators

Success Indicators are recommendations of benchmarks that students should have to be successful when enrolled in this Career & Technical Education course.

Center Wide Success Indicators

  • Regular Attendance
  • Shows Initiative
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Credit Healthy

Program Specific Success Indicators

Careers

  • Computer Systems Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • IT Manager
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Support Specialist (Help Desk) 

Additional Info on Careers, Wages & More

Articulated College Credits

Students must complete a full year (2 semesters) in the program earning a B (3.0) or higher grade each semester to be eligible.

Current List of Articulated College Credits

Embedded High School Credits

Career center programs offer the student the opportunity to receive high school academic credit upon program completion. Students MUST be a program completer to earn these credits. A program completer is defined as a student who has completed all 12 segments of the curriculum AND earned a 2.0 (C) or higher GPA per semester in the program. Credits are granted by the student's local high school and determined by their counselor.

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Shawn Sweeney
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