Business Management and Marketing Technology
Management Support
graphic arts

Digital Multi-Media & Information Resources Design

Locations:

Buchanan High School
Coloma High School
Lakeshore High School

Career Opportunities Include:

Computer Game Developer
Database Analyst
Programmer
Robotics
Software Development
Web Site Designer
Web Site Administrator
 

GRADES: 11-12

Class Description

The course provides students with the basic hands-on skills and knowledge that a business professional is expected to understand and use, with an emphasis on the internet.  Students will develop databases, evaluate web site designs, generate web site icons and graphics, and explore digital/multi media careers that may interest them.

Content Areas

Database development
Networking
Employability Skills
Web Site Design

Career Outlook

The growth of the Internet and the expansion of the multimedia portion of the Internet have generated a variety of occupations.  Internet developers or web developers are responsible for day-to-day site design and creation.

Employment of information security analysts, web developers, and computer network architects is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects for all three occupations should be favorable.

The median annual wage of information security analysts was $82,710 in 2014.

The median annual wage of web developers was $63,490 in 2014.

The median annual wage of computer network architects was $98,430 in 2014.

Source: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook.