Business Fundamentals (Introductory, Intermediate & Advanced)
This is a course within the Finance and Marketing domains of fundamental business practices. In the financial management portion, students will complete a spectrum of financial literacy and general accounting principles. The management and marketing component of this exploratory course provides basic management concepts to students, and describes retail merchandising strategies of value to the employee, manager and/or owner.
Computing Science (Introductory, Intermediate & Advanced)
Students will focus on developing solutions to problems using computers. They will gain skills in developing algorithms, writing programs (in languages such as C or Java) and trouble-shooting their solutions.
The introductory level will focus on structured programming, procedural programming and basic computer science fundamentals. Students may have the opportunity to explore html programming to create webpages depending on time available.
The intermediate level will develop skills around data structures, file structures and introduce object oriented programming while learning more advanced computer science fundamentals. Final projects for both levels involve creating solutions to real world problems using computers and following the design process.
The IT Essentials courses offered will provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge, experience and practical skills in the areas of computers, software, and networks. Most of the teaching is done with personal instruction from industry experts as the student works through projects. As new technologies emerge in industry, the training offered will evolve. Through learning and experience in management and computer sciences, students will become aware of related career opportunities in this field.
This course is offered on Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00 pm.