One semester course
beyond. Students will develop an understanding of professional communications and leadership skills while gaining proficiency with
word processing, email, and presentation management software. Students will also be able to demonstrate digital literacy through
basic study web publishing and design, spreadsheets and database software.
This course allows students to explore careers in the fields of business and information technology while learning skills applicable to
any professional setting. Through a series of hands-on activities, students will create, analyze, and critique reports, letters, project
plans, presentations, and other professional communications. Regular engagement in active learning ensures students can
continually refine the skills necessary to prepare them for work. In addition, students will evaluate the qualifications required for
specific careers so they can identify opportunities that are of interest to them.
Computer Applications is an introductory level Career and Technical Education course applicable to programs of study in Business
Management and Administration, Information Technology, and other career clusters. This course is built to state and national standards.