ICT courses for next year

In advance of course selection in the coming weeks, I’ll quickly explain the following ICT courses we are offering next year:

ICT: Computer Information Systems 11 (MICTS11)
Computer Information Systems 11 is an introductory course into the functions of a computer and computer programming. This “hands on”course will teach students to use current software and hardware to develop skills in computer programming. Successful completion of this course will lead to the advanced Computer Information Systems 12 course where students have a choice in what projects they wish to pursue in computer programming.
Visual Arts: Media Arts 11 (MVAMT11)
Media Arts 11 is an introductory course in digital 2D drawing and 3D animation. This “hands on” course will teach students to use current software to develop skills in drawing, character development and modeling, storyboarding, and animation development. No drawing or art experience is necessary. Successful completion of this course will permit students to take the advanced Computer Information Systems 12 course where students will have a choice in what projects they wish to pursue in digital art and animation.
BA Digital Video & Animation (YCAIS1A-DV)
Digital Video & Animation is an intermediate course on the use of various digital platforms. This “hands on” course will teach students to use current software to develop projects in graphics, digital audio, digital video, and web development. Successful completion of this course will permit students to take the advanced Computer Information Systems 12 course where students will have a choice in what projects they wish to pursue in digital media.
ICT: Computer Information Systems 12 (MICTS12)
Computer Information Systems 12 is an advanced level “hands on“ course. As a prerequisite, students must successfully pass either MICTS11 (Computer Information Systems 11), YCAIS1A-DV (BA Digital Video & Animation), or MVAMT11 (Visual Arts: Media Arts 11). Students will embark on larger in-depth projects in one of the three main topic areas: Computer programming, Digital Media, or Digital Animation.
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