(CSP) Client-Side Programming
(SSP) Server-Side Programming
(PLAPI) Programming Language: APIs
(PD 1) Professional Development 1
(PD 2) Professional Development 2
Client-Side Programming is a module that will teach students the fundamentals of HTML and CSS, the building blocks of Internet, HTTP, publishing.
Server-Side Programming (SSP)
Fundamentals of server side scripting and database design are taught and applied to practical web design examples. This course introduces students to PHP, MySQL, and explores the ability to relay content from a database to a browser, giving students a foundation for future programming courses.
Web Application Programming (WAP)
Programming Language: Advanced (PLA)
In previous courses students have obtained skills in the fundamentals of web programming. This course seeks to extend this basic knowledge by providing students with experience in using and manipulating preexisting web software packages. In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of working with an open source blogging platform and content management system, WordPress. Focus will be on installing and configuring WordPress, using the backend to create a custom website, and creating and extending custom WordPress themes.
Programming Language: APIs (PLAPI)
This course is focused on server side scripting languages that interact with online databases. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared for upper level database design and implementation.
Professional Development Program
PD is a specially developed course to help our students navigate college and prepare them for today’s highly competitive job market. It recognizes that employers today are looking for employees who not only have the technical skills but also an understanding of themselves and the ability to interact successfully with others. With CAT programs being accelerated we want to ensure each individual is prepared to enter the job market and to thrive in their place of employment. PD is meant to be practical to each student and what is learned can be directly applied to the real world. PD helps students to foster positive, healthy relationships – both personal and professional. PD encourages students to make connections – in their school, and in their industry. PD gives students the most up-to-date skills to find and secure a job and gives them the knowledge and tools to advance in their career.
Professional Development 1 (PD 1) – Success in College
Students will learn about: the college, time management, their personality type and personal strengths, goal setting techniques, values clarification, managing stress and job hunting tips.
Professional Development 3 (PD 3) – Success in Networking
Students will learn about: information Interviews, social media such as LinkedIn, email and internet etiquette, mentorships, networking events, and fostering professional relationships.