Being educated in current technology is repeatedly listed as one of the top ten skills employers are looking for in today’s workers. This career cluster prepares students to meet this challenge and for successful preparation for college level courses. Students will learn the ins and outs of the Microsoft Office Suite with an in-depth look at Excel and its uses for various calculations and financials required in businesses. Students will also learn Adobe InDesign and Illustrator with HTML to create professional websites to draw customers attention and meet the needs of business and clients. Students will learn how to design professional looking documents and create eye-catching artwork for print, presentations and the web using these graphic design tools. Successful students may earn their national certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist.
This is a Dual Enrollment course – Juniors & Seniors may earn 9 free college credits offered from Thomas College (CS115, CS140, and MS120) transferable to most post-secondary institutions.
Open to: Grades 10, 11 & 12 (Blocks 3 & 4)
*Honors level may earn 9 college credits; Jr/Sr only
This course is held at Biddeford Center of Technology in room T-205.