Information Technology

  • Information Tecnhology (IT) offers the following courses and certifications:

IT Flow Chart
  • Introduction to Programming

    Variables, operators, conditionals, iteration, arrays, classes & objects, inheritance, algorithms.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Algebra I (B or better) Cherry Creek High School, Cherokee Trail High School, Eaglecrest High School, Grandview High School and Overland High School students interested in the IT/STEAM Pathway must take an introductory programming course at their home high school.

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (1 CTE)

  • Data Science I: Foundations

    Collecting, cleaning, manipulating, and visualizing data with Python, R, and their appropriate libraries; data analysis tools, statistics, and appropriate knowledge of business (or related) operations for decision making with data.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: One of the following: Introduction to Programming, Introduction to Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, or AP Computer Science A

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math C)

  • Data Science II: Machine Learning

    This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning, data mining, and statistical pattern recognition. Topics include supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and best practices in machine learning

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Data Science I: Foundations

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credit: 1 Credit (.5 CTE / .5 Math C)

  • Cybersecurity I: Computer Systems

    Computer hardware (RAM, CPU, peripherals, etc.), operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux), software applications, computer networks and their security implications.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: One of the following: Introduction to Programming, Introduction to Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, or AP Computer Science A

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credit: 1 Credit (1 CTE)

    Certifications: CompTIA A+, TestOut PC Pro

  • Cybersecurity II: Networks & Security

    Design, implement, and troubleshoot issues in wired and wireless networks, security as applied to business operations, and basic cryptography methods.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Cybersecurity I: Computer Systems

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credits: (.5 CTE / .5 Math D)

    Certifications: CompTIA Network+, TestOut Network Pro, CompTIA Security+, TestOut (Security Pro)

  • Cybersecurity III: Ethical Hacking

    In this course, students will learn to evaluate the security posture of target systems by exploiting their weaknesses and vulnerabilities in an ethical, lawful, and legitimate manner. Students will utilize their findings to make recommendations for strengthening the security of these target systems. This course will be based on the industry-recognized Certified Ethical Hacker (Practical) certification and will prepare students for entry-level jobs in penetration testing and cybersecurity.

    Grades: 10-12

    Prerequisites: Cybersecurity I: Computer Systems and Cybersecurity II: Networks & Security

    Length: 1 Semester

    Credit: 1 Credit (1.0 CTE)

    Certifications: TBD

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