• Computer Networking & Cyber Security

    IT FUNDAMENTALS

    Grade: 10, 11

    Students will learn how to identify and explain PC components, set up a basic PC workstation, conduct basic software installation, identify compatibility issues and recognize and prevent basic security risks. This course is designed to prepare students to take the CompTIA Strata Fundamentals of Information Technology Certificate of Achievement exam. Students will receive instruction in safety, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations, and employability skills. (Credit: 1)

    IT FUNDAMENTALS WORK BASED STUDY

    Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: IT Fundamentals with grade of C or higher Students will be provided the opportunity gain additional experience working on PC components, install basic software, recognize and identify compatibility issues. Hands on experiences will further prepare students for the Comp TIA Strata Fundamentals of Information Technology Certificate of Achievement exam. (Credit: 1)

    WEB PAGE DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT 1

    Grade: 10, 11

    This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed to design Web pages. Students will develop skills in designing, implementing, and maintaining a Website using authoring tools. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student to take industry certification test(s). (Credit: 1)

    WEB PAGE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT 2

    Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Web Page Design and Development 1 with grade of C or higher This course is designed to provide the student with advanced knowledge and skills needed to design Web pages. Students will develop skills in designing, implementing, and maintaining a Website using authoring tools. Students will use professional accepted design software Adobe CS4; Dreamweaver, and HTML Java Script coding. (Credit: 1)

    NETWORKING 1 (CISCO)

    Grade: 10, 11

    Prerequisite: Algebra 1, English 1 Networking 1 is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies. Student benefits most from the curriculum if they possess a strong background in reading, math, and problem solving skills. Instruction includes networking media, topologies, network operating systems, models and protocols, codes and standards, addressing, diagnostics, routing, WAN services, network security, and leadership skills. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment. 2019-2020 AIT Course Guide P. 20 (Credit: 1)

    NETWORKING 1 (CISCO), HONORS

    Grade: 10, 11

    Honors Framework Course One Prerequisite: Algebra 1, English 1 Networking 1 is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies. Student benefits most from the curriculum if they possess a strong background in reading, math, and problem solving skills. Instruction includes networking media, topologies, network operating systems, models and protocols, codes and standards,addressing, diagnostics, routing, WAN services, network security, and leadership skills. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment. (Credit: 1)

    Networking I Honors prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Level Networking Technician (CCENT) exam. There will be additional topics covered that are beyond the scope of the CCENT exam. Some assignments will be geared toward the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. This curriculum, methods, and assessments indicate an increased depth of rigor, complexity, challenges, and creativity beyond the CP level course. This course is designed to accelerate, extend, and deepen the learning opportunities for students exhibiting superior ability. The curriculum places emphasis on critical and analytical thinking, rational decision making, and inductive and deductive reasoning.

    NETWORKING 2 (CISCO)

    Grade: 10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Networking 1 This course is designed to provide students with more classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies. Students who continue in Networking 2 design and build complex networks. Upon successful completion of this course, students are able to seek employment or further their education and training in the information technology field. Particular emphasis is given to the use of critical thinking skills and problem-solving techniques found in math and communication programs. (Credit: 1)

    NETWORKING 2 (CISCO), HONORS

    Grade: 10, 11, 12

    Honors Framework Course Two Prerequisite: Networking 1 This course is designed to provide students with more classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies. Students who continue in Networking 2 design and build complex networks. Upon successful completion of this course, students are able to seek employment or further their education and training in the information technology field. Particular emphasis is given to the use of critical thinking skills and problem-solving techniques found in math and communication programs. Networking II Honors prepares students for the Cisco Certified Entry Level Networking Technician (CCENT) exam. There will be additional topics covered that are beyond the scope of the CCENT exam. Some assignments will be geared toward the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. This curriculum, methods, and assessments indicate an increased depth of rigor, complexity, challenges, and creativity beyond the CP level course. This course is designed to accelerate, 2019-2020 AIT Course Guide P. 21 extend, and deepen the learning opportunities for students exhibiting superior ability. The curriculum places emphasis on critical and analytical thinking, rational decision making, and inductive and deductive reasoning. (Credit: 1)

    CYBER SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS

    Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Networking 2 with grade of C or higher This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of cyber security and information assurance. The course examines how the concept of security integrates into the importance of user involvement, security training, ethics, trust, and best practices management. The fundamental skills cover internal and external threats to network security and design, how to enforce network level security policies, how to protect an organization’s information and a broad range of other topics. (Credit: 1)

    CYBER SECURITY FUNDAMENTALS, HONORS

    Grade: 10, 11

    Honors Framework Course Three Prerequisite: Networking 2 with grade of C or higher This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of cyber security and information assurance. The course examines how the concept of security integrates into the importance of user involvement, security training, ethics, trust, and best practices management. The fundamental skills cover internal and external threats to network security and design, how to enforce network level security policies, how to protect an organization’s information and a broad range of other topics. Cyber Security Fundamentals Honors prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNAS) certification exam. There will be additional topics covered that are beyond the scope of the CCNAS exam. Some assignments will be geared toward the Comptia Security Plus certification exam. This curriculum, methods, and assessments indicate an increased depth of rigor, complexity, challenges, and creativity beyond the CP level course. This course is designed to accelerate, extend, and deepen the learning opportunities for students exhibiting superior ability. The curriculum places emphasis on critical and analytical thinking, rational decision making, and inductive and deductive reasoning. (Credit: 1)

    ADVANCED CYBER SECURITY

    Grade: 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Cyber Security Fundamentals with grade of C or higher This course explores the field of information security and assurance with updated content including new innovations in technology and methodologies. It builds on existing concepts introduced in Cyber Security Fundamentals and expands into malware threats, cryptography, organizational security, and wireless technologies. This is the second of two courses that prepare the student to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. 2019-2020 AIT Course Guide P. 22 (Credit: 1)

    ADVANCED CYBER SECURITY, HONORS

    Grade: 11, 12

    Honors Framework Course Four Prerequisite: Cyber Security Fundamentals with grade of C or higher This course explores the field of information security and assurance with updated content including new innovations in technology and methodologies. It builds on existing concepts introduced in Cyber Security Fundamentals and expands into malware threats, cryptography, organizational security, and wireless technologies. This is the second of two courses that prepare the student to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Advanced Cyber Security Honors class prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNAS) certification exam. There will be additional topics covered that are beyond the scope of the CCNAS exam. Some assignments will be geared toward the Comptia Security Plus certification exam. This curriculum, methods, and assessments indicate an increased depth of rigor, complexity, challenges, and creativity beyond the CP level course. This course is designed to accelerate, extend, and deepen the learning opportunities for students exhibiting superior ability. The curriculum places emphasis on critical and analytical thinking, rational decision making, and inductive and deductive reasoning. (Credit: 1)