Word Processing (6626/18 weeks) Course Description
|Suggested Grade Levels:||9–12|
Students develop intermediate to advanced level word processing skills using a variety of software functions, including graphics, desktop publishing, and telecommunications. Students gain competence integrating other applications such as database and spreadsheet into word processing activities. Classroom experiences also provide for skill development in communication. The cooperative education method is available for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year.
Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills
This course will be eliminated effective with the 2019-2020 school year. The essential competencies are included in Digital Applications (6611/6617).
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
- Journalism and Broadcasting
- Printing Technology
- Business Management and Administration
- Administrative Support
- General Management
- Information Technology
- Information Support and Services
Upon completion of the course
18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.