Information Technology.

Computer Science / Programming

The Computer Science program provides students with the principles of computer science and programming. Areas of study include methodology, algorithms, data structures and object-oriented programming. Java and C++ are the primary languages taught.

    • Year 1: Computer Science I
Programming Logic / HTML & CSS Programming
    • Year 2: Computer Science IIH
Java
    • Year 3: Computer Science IIIH
C++ / Python

Student Organizations

Skills USA

High Demand Careers

Programmer / Software Engineer / Program Manager / Software Applications Specialist / Systems Analyst / Software Developer / Computer Engineer / Data Modeler

Industry Certifications

Refer to the Governor's Office
of Workforce Innovation's
NV Eligible Industry Credentialing List

CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

The Information Technology-Networking program provides students with concepts in computer networking. Areas of study include safety procedures, network systems hardware, network protocols, and constructing and maintaining a network. Students can graduate with industry certifications A+, Network+, and CCENT.

    • Year 1: CISCO IT Essentials
Prepare for CompTIA A+ certification
    • Year 2: IT Networking Advanced Studies
Prepare for CompTIA Network+ certification
    • Year 3: CCNA I: Introduction to Networking
Preparation for Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) exam
    • Year 4: CCNA II: Routing & Essentials
Continue preparation for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification

Student Organizations

FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America
Skills USA

High Demand Careers

Network Administrator / Network Technician / Information Systems Administrator / Technical Support Specialist / Network Architect / Security Analyst

Industry Certifications

A+
Network+
CCENT

Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity program provides students with knowledge and skills in computer maintenance and repair, the cybersecurity life cycle, incident handling and networking. Successful students will be prepared to take certification exams for CompTIA’s A+ and Networking +, the gateway certifications for careers in IT and Cybersecurity.

    • Year 1: Cybersecurity I
Prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification
    • Year 2: Cybersecurity II
Learn about computer forensics & Incidence Reponse
    • Year 3: Cybersecurity III
Prepare for the CompTIA Network+ certification
    • Year 4: Cybersecurity Advanced Studies
Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification

Student Organizations

FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America
Skills USA

High Demand Careers

IT Technician / Help Desk Support / Network Administrator / Cybersecurity Analyst / Security Architect / Cyber Strategy Analyst

Industry Certifications

A+
Network+
Security+

Graphic Design

The Graphic Design program provides students with an introduction of the principles of creating graphic works. Areas of study include elements and principles of design, production aspects, legal and ethical issues, and portfolio development. Students will prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate Certification exams.

    • Year 1: Graphic Design I
Learn the basics of the Digital Arts
    • Year 2: Graphic Design II
Preparation for Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator certifications
    • Year 3: Graphic Design III
Preparation for Adobe inDesign & Dreamweaver certifications

Student Organizations

FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America
Skills USA

High Demand Careers

Graphic Designer / Media Specialist / Production Assistant / Commercial Artist / Textile Designer

Industry Certifications

Refer to the Governor's Office
of Workforce Innovation's
NV Eligible Industry Credentialing List

Digital Game Development

The Digital Game Development program provides students with the principles of game mechanics. Areas of study include programming, story and character development, and artistic theory and concepts to develop a game.

    • Year 1: Graphic Design I
    • Year 2: Digital Game Development I
    • Year 3: Digital Game Development II

Student Organizations

FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America
Skills USA

High Demand Careers

App Developer / Video Game Developer / Animator / Programmer / Game Tester / Gaming Designer / Technical Artist / Game Artist

Industry Certifications

Refer to the Governor's Office
of Workforce Innovation's
NV Eligible Industry Credentialing List

Enrollment Pathways

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Full-time High School, Full-time Middle School, Part-time CCSD student, or Part-time non-CCSD Student.

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