INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
Information and Communication Technologies is a California Department of Education industry sector program that addresses the expanding industry need for employees who can understand, manage, and support all rapidly emerging, evolving, and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems. Essential skills for careers in this sector include understanding systems that support the management and flow of data, the ability to work well and communicate clearly with people, and the ability to manage projects efficiently. The Information and Communication Technologies industry offers high demand, high wages, and high skills and provides students with excellent opportunities for interesting work and good pay.
Software and Systems Development Pathway Courses
This pathway program focuses on fostering students to be creative and encouraging students to apply creative processes when developing computational artifacts. Specific topics include conditionals, loops, functions, logic, recursion, top-down design, iteration, objects, arrays, sets, linked data structures, stacks, queues, pointers, binary trees, searching and sorting algorithms, computer systems and ethics.