Information Technology

Information Technology

Take a sneak peek at what we offer in Information Technology above!

The future is here. Students in the Information Technology pathway at CHS know the importance of working their way around computer contents and programming, and the development and improvement of computer systems. Whether students aim to pursue careers in IT management, database administration, or information security analyzation, they’re well prepared for a future in the technology field, where they’ll find these jobs in high-demand.

Today’s job market requires individuals who are alert and clever problem-solvers that can think outside the box to create software, navigate through technological troubleshooting, and administer networks. We prepare students with the necessary skills and experience through work-based learning and certifications to be successful contributors to the information technology world. Plus, they can earn up to four college credits through The University of Rhode Island.

Information Technology

Program Highlights

Information Technology

Program Highlights

  • Earn four college credits through The University of Rhode Island and receive Advanced Placement recognition
  • Develop mobile apps, video games, personal websites, and software programs that fill a school-wide or community need
  • Create your own text-based adventure game
  • Participate in data collection and programming for a forensic science decomposition lab
  • An opportunity to complete a school-based IT internship

Information Technology
Course Timeline

In addition to the suggested course timeline below, students must meet CHS graduation requirements.

Information Technology
Course Timeline

In addition to the suggested course timeline below, students must meet CHS graduation requirements.

YEAR 1 (grade 9)
Introduction to Computer Science
1 elective credit
YEAR 2 (grade 10)
AP Computer Science Principles
1 elective credit and 4 University of Rhode Island college credits
YEAR 3 (grade 11)
Option 1: Introduction to Engineering (1 technology credit)
Option 2: AP Computer Science (1 elective credit)
Option 3: JAVA Programming Honors (1 elective credit)
YEAR 4 (grade 12)
Engineering Design & Development for IT
1 elective credit
+ Tech Center Leadership Internship
0.5 credit

Information Technology

Hands-on learning using industry-standard programs and equipment

Information Technology

Hands-on learning using industry-standard programs and equipment

  • CODE.org curriculum
  • JAVA programming
  • Website development using HTML & CSS
  • Game programming in Javascript
  • Circuit Playgrounds (programming, games, apps)
  • Raspberry Pi

 Chart your own course

Cumberland High School
2600 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

Cumberland High School Assistant Principal
& Director of Pathways

heather.delfino@cumberlandschools.org

(401) 658-2600

Chart your own course

Cumberland High School
2600 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

Cumberland High School Assistant Principal
& Director of Pathways

heather.delfino@cumberlandschools.org

(401) 658-2600

© 2018 Cumberland School Department, Cumberland, Rhode Island

© 2018 Cumberland School Department, Cumberland, Rhode Island