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Degrees and Certifications:

Associate in Business Administration Bachelors Degree in Business Administration Master's Degree in Executive Leadership Studies

Mrs. Thomsine Crawford Dudley

Introduction to Computer Science

 Microsoft Imagine Academy

Students in Microsoft IT Academies benefit from world-class Microsoft curriculum and software tools to tackle real-world challenges in the classroom environment. In the first part, students will learn to use the newest version of the Microsoft Word interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, customize, share, and create complex documents, and publish them. In the second part, students will learn to use the newest version of the Microsoft PowerPoint interface, commands, and features to create, enhance, customize, and deliver presentations. English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, internship,  service learning, and job shadowing. Apprenticeship is not available for this course. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Content in this course aligns with the following industry credential: the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Word and/or PowerPoint. Top Skills for your Resume

Computer Science I

Students in this course will be introduced to computer science that emphasizes computational thinking,
problem-solving, small-scale programming, and applications. This includes basic programming constructs such as data, variables, functions, conditionals, loops, lists, files, sets, and dictionaries. It also includes, especially in the latter part of the semester, object-oriented programming and problem-solving. Applications will include web-centric computing, image processing, numerical computing, and graphics.


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