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Software and App Design – CTE Program of Study

  • Software and App Design – CTE Program of Study (pdf)

    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.

    Software Development is offered at all five of our Gilbert Public Schools high school campuses: Campo Verde HighDesert Ridge HighGilbert High, and Highland High.

    Software Development Courses

    • BT155 Game Development I
    • BT156 Game Development II
    • BT157 Game Development III
    • BT150 Computer Programming I (HH, DRH)
    • BT151 Computer Programming II (HH, DRH)
    • BT199 AP Computer Science Principles
    • BT200 AP Computer Science
    • BT206 Honors Robotics
    • CT361 Software & App Design Internship
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