Computer Science & IT

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    Business Marketing Program

    Computer Science and Information technology careers are available in every sector of the economy. Careers in IT involve the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. The information technology industry is a dynamic and entrepreneurial field that continues to have a revolutionary impact on the economy and on the world. CTE classes in this cluster will introduce you to a variety of interesting careers including:

    • Network systems
    • Programming and software development

    Is this pathway for you?

    • Are you interested in technology and its ongoing innovation?
    • Are you someone who likes to work with data to solve problems?
    • Do you like to come up with new ideas?


    Business & Marketing leadership

    Connecting career pathways through student leadership


    Washington DECA

    In DECA you can connect to the world of marketing and business outside the classroom. DECA members are teamed with business professionals for job shadowing and mentoring programs to give you an enormous head start on your career.

    Run your school store, work on marketing project teams and become involved in civic activities that make a difference in your community.


    Washington Future Business Leaders of America
    FBLA gives students a professional edge, current professional information and valuable connections to business and industry partners.

    Gain leadership skills by planning and participating in community service, developing speaking and presentation skills, attending conferences and networking.


    WA TSA

    Washington Technology Student Association 
    Interested in careers in architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, film/video production, graphic arts or other technical areas? TSA is the only student leadership organization devoted exclusively to students interested in technology.
    Learn through exciting competitive events and leadership opportunities. From engineers to business managers, alumni credit TSA with having had a positive influence on their lives.

    Local leadership opportunities are available at each school. Please see your teacher for more information.

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    LWSD elective recommendations

    Computer Science/IT

    • MS- Computer Science for Makers 
    • MS- Game Design and Programming
    • Introduction to Computer Science
    • AP Computer Science Principles
    • AP Computer Science A
    • Advanced Projects in JAVA
    • Data Structures
    • Video Game Design
    • WANIC - Cisco Networking Academy I, II

    See classes listed by school, dual credit and equivalency credit.