Software Development


2016-17 Career and Technical Education Instructional Program Information

Program Name: Software Development

Program CIP Code:  15.1200.40

Description:  The Software Development program is designed to prepare students for employment/postsecondary education related to the design, development, installation, implementation, use and management of computers. The program prepares students for employment in various positions such as:  Help Desk Technician/Manager, Information Architect, IT Designer, PC Technician, Program Analyst Systems Analyst, Systems Operations Specialist, Technical Sales Representative, Technical Support Technician/Manager.  An integrated approach of teaching and learning is provided as students enhance their technical knowledge and skills that are associated with functions within Software Development occupations. In addition to the occupation related skills, students completing this program will also develop advanced critical thinking, applied academic, interpersonal relations, life management, business, economic, and leadership skills. as well as, required workplace employability skills.  The program uses a delivery system made up of four integral parts: formal/technical instruction, experiential learning, supervised occupational experiences, and the Career and Technical Student Organization, FBLA and/or SkillUSA.

GPS Comprehensive High School Sites Offering the Instructional Program:

Campo Verde HS

Desert Ridge HS

Gilbert HS

Highland HS

Mesquite HS

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Program Technical Standards and Measurement Criteria:

http://www.azed.gov/career-technical-education/tech-standards/#SoftwareDevelopment

 

Program Information:

Career and Technical Student

Organization Affiliation

Carnegie Units Required

(Number of Credits to Complete Program)

Non-Traditional Designation

(Gender comprise less than 25% of the individuals employed in the workforce.)

FBLA or SkillsUSA

2

N/A

 

Course Offerings:

Sequence of Instruction

Course Code (CIP)

Gilbert Schools Course Title

Game Development - 1

15.1200.13

BT155 GAME DEVELOPMENT I

Game Development - 2

15.1200.40

BT156 GAME DEVELOPMENT II

Game Development - 3

15.1200.41

BT157 GAME DEVELOPMENT III

Programing - 1

15.1200.13

BT150 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING I (HHS & DRHS)

Programing - 1

15.1200.40

BT151 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING II (HHS & DRHS)

PLTW Computer Science - 1

15.1200.13

BT220 COMPUTER SCIENCE & SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (GHS Only)

PLTW Computer Science - 2

15.1200.40

BT221 COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLICATIONS (GHS only)

 

 

 

 

Student Industry Certification(s):

Certification Title

Link to Certification Information

Work in Progress

 

 

 

Teacher Certification(s) Requirements:

Certification Title

Link to Certification Information

Career and Technical Education Industrial and Emerging Technologies OR Career and Technical Education Business and Marketing

http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/certificate-requirement/career-and-technical-education/

 

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