EElementary

IIntermediate

AAdvanced

Exam Level Credits

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

This course focuses on designing functional Web pages and applications utilizing proper interface design techniques. Topics include: techniques used in designing interactive functions involved in typical e-commerce and e-learning applications, human factors and accessible Web pages. This course presents the important practical guidelines for good interface and screen design. The guidelines reflect a mix of human behavior, science, and art, and are organized within the context of the interface design process.

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3

DYNAMIC WEB DEVELOPMENT

This course covers advanced navigational organization, selection, web page layouts, and embedding multimedia to enhance websites. Advanced concepts of dynamic media, interactive Websites, gaming, ActionScript, and issues involved in generating and delivering content dynamically will be covered. This class explores how to connect the front end (the Flash application) with dynamic data on the server. This course of study is necessary to be prepared for the final examination, which consists of reading, study guide and crash course video supplements.

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3

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTING AND PROGRAM DESIGN

This course the basic concepts of computer hardware, software, networking, and the Internet, as well as terminology and concepts related to major PC hardware components. Typical user interface of popular operating systems will be introduced. Topics include current state, trends, and challenges of various aspects of computing: computer hardware and software, and programming languages.

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3

INTRODUCTION TO HTML AND CSS5

This course will introduce the student to the principles of creating a website from scratch using HTML5 and CSS3. This course leads the student through the entire web site creation process, while developing and enhancing HTML, CSS, and visual design skills along the way. Students will also explore the principles of responsive design, a new method of designing web sites that adapt to devices ranging from mobile phones to desktop monitors.

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3

MICROSOFT ACCESS

This self-study course covers functions and features of Microsoft Access 2010. Students will study database concepts and the Access environment and learn how to design and create databases. Major topics include: tables, fields, and records, sorting and filtering data, setting field properties and data entry rules, creating queries, forms, and reports.

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2

MICROSOFT EXCEL

This self-study comprehensive course covers all the functions and features of Excel 2010 for students of any skill level. Major topics include: Introduction to Spreadsheet Terminology, Excel’s components, entering and editing text, values, formulas, and pictures, absolute and relative references, ranges, rows, and columns, advanced formatting options, lookup functions, data validation, database functions, and using simple and complex formulas to assist with calculations.

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2

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

This self-study course covers the most important functions and features of Microsoft Power point 2010 for students of any skill level, beginning with an Introduction to Power point’s components. Students will learn how to create, save, and rearrange presentations. Major topics include: formatting slides, using graphics and multimedia, customizing Smart Art graphics and tables, modifying and distributing presentations, action buttons, custom slide shows and equations, and integrating Microsoft Office files.

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2

MICROSOFT WORD

This self-study course familiarizes students with the Microsoft Word program and provides a variety of features available in the application as well as strategies to maximize productivity. By learning the essentials of the program, students learn how to produce, edit, format, view, display, and print documents such formal letters, business presentations, and research papers.

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2

MULTIMEDIA AND THE WEB

This course focuses on designing functional Web pages and applications utilizing proper interface design techniques. Topics include: techniques used in designing interactive functions involved in typical e-commerce and e-learning applications, human factors and accessible Web pages. This course presents the important practical guidelines for good interface and screen design. The guidelines reflect a mix of human behavior, science, and art, and are organized within the context of the interface design process.

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3

FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT

This course examines fundamental management concepts and managerial responsibilities in both formal and informal organizational structures by providing students with a foundation of management principles. Major topics include: planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and staffing.

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3

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

This course provides an introduction to International Business and explores pros and cons of economic theories, government policies, business strategies and organizational structures in the global business world. Emphasis is on differences in economies, differing ethical issues facing today’s executives and how politics play a large role in international commerce. Students learn about global trade and investment strategy with particular importance placed on the global monetary system, the strategy and structure of the international business environment while exploring the actual operational practices, managerial implications of each topic on the actual practice of international business, and the opportunities and risks associated 

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3

INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING

This course examines fundamental principles, problems, and practices of marketing by providing students with a foundation of marketing principles including product, price, placement, and promotion. Special focus is on the functions of marketing and the relationship to the production and distribution of goods and services that are ultimately purchased by the consumer.

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3

INTRODUTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

This course provides an overview of public speaking techniques, goals, and procedures.

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3

ADAPTING CURRICULA

This course provides an overview of the field of how to adapt early childhood curricula for children with special needs; including educating young children with special needs, partnering with families, developing individualized intervention plans and monitoring progress, designing instructional programs, considerations for teaching children with specific disabilities, promoting emotional and social development, helping young children develop motor and self-help skills, nurturing communication skills, encouraging the development of cognitive skills and literacy, and teaming: collaboration, problem solving, and consultation.

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3

ASSESSMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Tests the student’s understanding of assessment as a process for collecting information to help the development of young children.

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