Computer Coding


    Computer Coding is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today.


    The Computer Coding program is an introductory class providing students with programming foundations. Students will utilize a variety of computer languages, including HTML, CSS, DNA and JavaScript. Course projects will include mobile web development, autonomous robotics, remote server workflow and data queries. There is an emphasis on developing the web, as well as producing data-driven applications. The program will also incorporate artificial intelligence applications as students explore the ethical implications in the industry.


    About this program:


    • Successful Student Attributes: has abstract reasoning ability, basic computer, reading, and writing skills, can work independently or with a team, is self-directed, can determine a detailed course of work needed to achieve the required outcome


    • Career Opportunities: Database Administrator, Back-end Developer, or Game Developer


    • Program Length: Two years


    • Industry Alignment: Information Technology Career Cluster Programming and Software Development Pathway


    • Integrated Academic Coursework: Career & Financial Management (½ credit), ELA (½ credit per year), LOTE (1 credit)


    • Graduation Pathways: 4+1 Pathway Option: Precision Exams - Web Development II, CDOS Pathway


    Opportunities through this program:


    • College Credit Opportunities: Articulation Agreements: New England Institute of Technology: GDS110 Introduction to Game Programming, BDS111 HTML & JavaScript or SE111 HTML & JavaScript


    • Credential Opportunities: Precision Exams - Web Development II


    • Program Achievement Opportunities: Technical endorsement on graduation diploma and/or National Technical Honor Society




    • Sample Vocabulary: attributes, properties, domain, traverse, cache


    • Sample ELA Prompt: Create a user’s manual to accompany the cell phone application developed by your team. Be sure to include step-by-step instructions, problem-solving suggestions, and overall app description in your manual.