Web & Game Development Class Information 

Length of Course

1 Year (2nd Year Option)

Sessions Offered

Morning: 8:00 - 10:00 or 8:00 - 10:45 (depending on the high school)
Afternoon 12:00 - 2:00 or 12:00 - 2:45 (depending on the high school)

Main Areas of Focus

IT Core
Productivity, Application, System & Utility Software
PC Hardware
Internet Architecture
Networking Fundamentals
Web Programming
HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Jquery
Database Design
Web Design Process
Standards-Based Coding
E-Commerce Technologies
Object-Oriented Programming
Types, Variables
Branching and Loops
Functions
Objects
Classes
Encapsulation
Inheritance and Polymorphism
Software
Visual Studio: C++ and C#
Notepad++
Adobe Suite: Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, Fireworks
Visual Studios
XNA Framework
Unreal Engine

State of Michigan Curriculum Segments
Business Communication
Ethics, Legal, Copyright, Safety
Career and Employability
Information Technology Fundamentals
Logic and Problem Solving
Beginning Application Development
Advanced Application Development
Leadership and Teamwork
Programming Fundamentals and Syntax
Needs Assessment/Project Planning
Debug and Software Testing
Quality Assurance
Program Maintenance 

Certifications

IC3
Customer Service
CIW Internet Business Associate
CIW Site Development Associate
CIW Network Technology Associate
CIW Web Design Specialist
CIW JavaScript Specialist
CIW Security
Adobe Certified Associate
MCTS: Server 2012 & Active Directory
Jr. Level Linux Professional

High School Credit

Credit is earned at the local high schools when the course is completed. Students may be eligible to earn 4th year math-related credit, VPAA credit, and credit for an online learning experience. See your high school counselor for more information.

Student Leadership

Web & Game Development students have the opportunity for leadership, competition, and community service through membership in SkillsUSA and local competitions.