Sheyenne Valley CTC exposes the student to several avenues within the Information Technology landscape. The IT program serves students from member schools and home-schooled students in grades 9-12 working toward a high school diploma. This is a program is comprised of videos, reading, hands-on labs, and SkillsUSA participation with a goal of providing the student a well-rounded understanding of information technology that could be applied to multiple career paths.
This class provides over 100 hands on-labs on a wide range of foundational knowledge.
Computer hardware and software
Computer Software Applications (fall or spring)
Introduces the student to Microsoft Office applications with simulated labs to become a proficient user. Assists students to prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist exams.
This course outlines a vast landscape of security within IT. Recommended pre-requisite: Intro to Information Technology
Networks and host design
Virtualization, cloud, and mobile device security
Securing data and applications
Incident response, forensic, and recovery
Provides the student with a basic understanding of a computer technician. Recommended pre-requisite: Intro to Information Technology
PC technician responsibilities
Operating systems basics
Guides the student in programming that allows writing, debugging, and running programs encoded in Python.
Data types, variables, and operators
Boolean values, conditional execution
Functions and dictionaries
Introduces the knowledge and skills needed to enter an IT career involving Linux where installation, configuration, operation, and troubleshooting is needed. Assists in preparing the student for the CompTIA Linux+ exam. Recommended pre-requisite: Computer Hardware and Operating Systems
Installation, booting, and shutdown
Graphical user interfaces
Processes and system services
Cloud and virtual machines