Grade Level: 11, 12
Credits: 4.5 per year (1.5 per trimester)
Dates: Year-Long Program
Pre-Requisite: None - prior computer-related courses recommended, STEM classes
Program Description: The ITS & Cybersecurity program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the installation, troubleshooting, and management of computers, hardware, and computer networks in alignment to industry standards. Students will learn cybersecurity fundamentals and automation for factories using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Program fees apply.
Year 2 option available with instructor permission.
High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.5 - Technical/3rd Year Math; 3.0 - CTE
Course equivalencies may require sending district administrator or counselor approval. Please check with your school counselor for more information.
For specific school district equivalencies, see the Program Credit Equivalencies document located in the Enroll Now section.
College Credits (Subject to Change): Students who successfully complete course competencies and have earned a grade of B or better may be eligible to earn college credits from one of the following institutions:
Bates Technical College: up to 18 credits
Clover Park Technical College: up to 9 credits
Pierce College: up to 10 credits
Certifications: A+; Network+; Security+; PC Pro; MCSE
Careers in this field:
Computer Technician - Help Desk Technician - Network Engineer - Information Technology Technician (IT) - Information Security Analyst - Database Administrator