Career & Technical Education | Information Technology

  • Welcome to Ironwood Ridge's Information Technology program in the Career & Technical Education Department - featuring Web Development and Software Design.  Both programs are approved by the Arizona Department of Education's CTE Standards for the following:

    The Web Page Development program is designed to prepare students for employment/postsecondary education related to the design, development, implementation, use and management of computers and websites. The program prepares students for employment in various positions such as Information Architect, IT Designer, Technical Sales Representative, Technical Support Technican/Manager, and Web Page Developer.

    The Software Design program is designed to prepare students for employment/postsecondary education related to the design, development, installation, implementation, use and management of computers. The program prepares students for employment in various positions such as:  Help Desk Technican/Manager, Information Architect, IT Designer, PC Technician, Program Analyst Systems Analyst, Systems Operations Specialist, Technical Sales Representative, Technical Support Technican/Manager. 

    An integrated approach of teaching and learning is provided as students enhance their technical knowledge and skills that are associated with functions within Information Technology occupations. In addition to the occupation related skills, students completing this program will also develop advanced critical thinking, applied academic, interpersonal relations, life management, business, economic, and leadership skills. as well as, required workplace employability skills.

     

    These programs use a delivery system made up of four integral parts:  formal/technical instruction, experiential learning, supervised occupational experiences, and the Career and Technical Student Organization, FBLA and/or SkillUSA.

     

  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS
    Computer Applications and Design | Web Development | Software Design