Grade 15 - CTE

Core: South Carolina Computer Applications (Credit: 0.50)

South Carolina Computer Applications provides an introduction to software applications that prepares students to succeed in the workplace and 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. South Carolina Computer Applications is an introductory level Career and Technical Education course applicable to programs of study in Business Administration and Management; Information Technology; and other career clusters. This course is aligned with South Carolina state standards. Course Materials Required Word processing software and presentation management software.