Computer Courses

4053 Academic Microsoft Office - 1.0 cr
Grades 9-12

College-bound students will find this course especially beneficial, as they will master Word and Excel features to ease in production of professional and collegiate quality work. Students will master Word and Excel through project-oriented units. Word: Learn critical applied skills such as formatting collegiate research papers, advanced table construction, merging documents, and creating a professional newsletter. Excel: master worksheets, charting, sorting and filter data sets, and use of formulas, functions and grouping/linking worksheets.

4057 Webpage Design - 0.5 cr (Semester Course)
Grades 9-12

This is a semester laboratory course designed for students who wish to explore current trends in website authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver CC. Students will learn to create professional-looking and dynamic websites. Topics include: developing a standards-compliant website; navigating website structure; creating CSS to control format and layout; building interactive forms; and utilizing behaviors, graphics and multimedia to enhance web pages. An introduction to developing mobile websites with jQuery will also be explored.

4060 *HACC CIS 105 - 1.0 cr (Semester Course)
Introduction to Software for Business - HACC 3 credits
Prerequisite: Students must pass the HACC Placement Test
Grades 11-12

This hands-on, project-oriented course provides a fundamental understanding of computer hardware and responsibilities of an operating system. Emphasis is placed on the use of microcomputers and software applications including: Word, Excel and Access. Students must meet the same requirements as college students taking the course at HACC and are required to purchase the textbook/SIMnet access code ($100). Upon successful completion, students will receive 3 transferable HACC credits.
* This is a high school weighted course (1.13).

5051 Argus (Yearbook) - 1.0 cr
Prerequisite: Advisor’s Recommendation and Approved Application Required. 
Completion or current enrollment in Photography (6025) is also suggested.
Grades 9-12

The purpose of this course is to prepare the high school yearbook, Argus. The entire yearbook is produced using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Through this course, students will develop desktop publishing and journalism skills. In addition, students will apply photography skills to produce a quality publication. The skills that students learn in this course can be easily transferred to other endeavors throughout their lifetime. This course is open to all high school students meeting two periods every day and after school when extra time is needed. This course demands responsibility, dependability and reliability on the part of the student. Students must fill out an application and obtain an Argus advisor’s signature.

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