CYBERSECURITY IS TAUGHT AT CHIPPEWA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Cybersecurity will introduce students to concepts and skills used in protecting data and resources, important to businesses everywhere. Because of the frequency of cyber-attacks, careers are varied, and qualified professionals are in demand. The program of study in Cybersecurity is part of the National Career Cluster called Information Technology. To learn more about this or any of the 16 National Career Clusters, visit www.careertech.org/career-clusters.
1599/1600 CYBERSECURITY IA/IB (1HR)
Gr 10-12 0.5/0.5 credits
Cybersecurity will provide students with the entry-level skills to protect computers, networks, programs, and data from unintended or unauthorized access, change, or destruction. The course will focus on information and network security, cybercrimes, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. Students will build technical and professional skills through interactive multimedia content, lab activities, and multi-industry case studies to prepare them for careers in cybersecurity. Students will also investigate the high-skills, high-wage, and in-demand career opportunities in the vast field of cybersecurity. Students in this course will have the opportunity to earn various Cisco Networking Academy Certificates of Completion and Test Out certifications.
1601/1602 CYBERSECURITY 2A BC / 2B BC * Gr 11-12 0.5/0.5 credit Prerequisite/Recommendation: Cybersecurity 1A / 1B with 2.0 or higher and teacher/administrative recommendation.
Cybersecurity 2 will allow students the opportunity to further their knowledge and skills acquired in Cybersecurity 1. Students may either continue their studies with an emphasis in security, networking, or programming. Second year students may also participate in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program. Students in this course will have the opportunity to earn various Cisco Networking Academy Certificates of Completion and TestOut certifications.
1603/1604 CYBERSECURITY 3A BC / 3B BC *Gr 12 0.5/0.5 credit Prerequisite/Recommendation: Cybersecurity 2A BC / 2B BC with 2.0 or higher and teacher/administrative recommendation.
Cybersecurity 3 will allow students the opportunity to further their knowledge and skills acquired in Cybersecurity 2. Students may either continue their studies with an emphasis in security, networking, or programming. Third year students may also participate in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program. Students in this course will have the opportunity to earn various Cisco Networking Academy Certificates of Completion and TestOut certifications.
PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS WISHING TO TAKE CERTIFICATION EXAMS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST OF SUCH EXAMS.
World Language Credit: Students may replace one credit of World Language with one credit of CTE when CTE is taken as a second (or additional) VPAA credit. Note: These CTE courses may fulfill the 1-credit Visual, Performing, & Applied Art (VPAA) graduation requirement. (Two .5 or one 1.00 CTE courses are required for the successful completion to meet this requirement.)
*Articulation Agreement: Eligible students could qualify for tuition-free (articulated) college credits at Macomb Community College, Henry Ford College, Washtenaw Community College, and Baker College.
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9081/9082 BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 1/2 (2hr)
9083/9084 BUSINESS INTERNSHIP 1A/1B (1hr)
Gr 12 1.0/1.0 (2 hr) or 0.5/0.5 (1 hr)
Prerequisite/Recommendation: Two semesters of business courses, teacher recommendation, and must be currently enrolled in one related business course each semester.
This course provides the opportunity for senior-level students to gain a paid “on-the-job” work experience in the career area of their choice. An individual Educational Development Plan and Training Agreement are for each student-trainee detailing his/her specific learning activities. This course may be taken for one or two hours. Student wages are equivalent to those earned by other trainees in those particular occupations.
Note: A student who chooses the Internship course for either one or two hours is expected to meet 200 hours of work per semester.