Computer Business

The Computer Business Institute's NYS approved Career and Technical Education (CTE) program in New Media prepares its students for college and the workplace through technology and software applications commonly used in business and education. The program's sequence includes studies in: word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet management, website development, animation, business communications, public speaking, career and financial planning, E-Commerce, interview skills, workplace readiness skills and resume building. The program's software applications include: Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop and Web 2.0 tools. Students have the opportunity to participate in career development programs, job internships, business skills workshops and job shadowing programs. In the sophomore and junior year, students are prepared for and have the opportunity to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exams to obtain MOS certification. Select students have the opportunity to join the Cooperative Education Program (COOP) in their senior year. COOP students gain work experience and earn an income while meeting their graduation requirements. Students meeting all state program requirements with obtain a CTE diploma at graduation.

TUS1 & TUS2 - 9th Grade

Computer Business Applications 1 & 2


Introduction to computers, file management, introduction to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Projects focus on career explorations, business applications, business communications, public speaking and workplace readiness skills.


TWS1 & TWS2 - 10th Grade

Advanced Computer Business Applications


Advanced projects using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Topics include digital citizenship, business communications, interview skills, public speaking skills, business etiquette, career and financial planning.


BES1 & BES2 - 11th Grade

E-Commerce


A comprehensive exploration of electronic commerce along with it’s impact and issues. Topics include: History of E-Commerce, electronic marketing strategies, ethics, social media’s role in business, career research, workplace readiness and public speaking skills. Project tools include MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


TZS1 & TZS2 - 12th Grade

Web Design & Animation


Exploration of the history of the World Wide Web, principles of web site design, and introduction to web site development using HTML, Notepad++, CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop. Applications of animation are examined in advertising, education and entertainment. Animations are developed using Adobe Flash and Photoshop. Students are exposed to careers in the field of web site development and animation.


TUS1 & TUS2 - 9th Grade

Computer Business Applications 1 & 2

Introduction to computers, file management, introduction to MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Projects focus on career explorations, business applications, business communications, public speaking and workplace readiness skills.


TWS1 & TWS2 - 10th Grade

Advanced Computer Business Applications

Advanced projects using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Topics include digital citizenship, business communications, interview skills, public speaking skills, business etiquette, career and financial planning.


BES1 & BES2 - 11th Grade

E-Commerce

A comprehensive exploration of electronic commerce along with it’s impact and issues. Topics include: History of E-Commerce, electronic marketing strategies, ethics, social media’s role in business, career research, workplace readiness and public speaking skills. Project tools include MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a variety of online tools.


TZS1 & TZS2 - 12th Grade

Exploring Computer Science

Introduction to computer science concepts, programming and web site development. This course focuses on problem solving, critical thinking skills, teamwork, communication, computing and data analysis. Students are exposed to careers in the field of computer science and web site development.


Computer Business Institute collaborations for student workplace readiness


Business Skills Workshop with Farrell Virga of Meringoff Properties, NYC

Con Edison Job Shadowing Program

Futures & Options, NYC

PENCIL Fellows

CO-OP student employers

NYC DOE elementary schools

Bank of New York

NYC Council

Moody’s Investors Service


Administration

Assistant Principal: Mr. J. Crowdell - Room 333 (ext. 3330)

Coordinator: Ms. D. Butera - Room 311 (ext. 3112)

Guidance Counselor: Mr. J. Thomas - Room 130A (ext. 1308)

Dean: Mr. M. Danza - Room 124 (ext. 1240)

Dept. Office: Room 311

Teacher schedules will be posted on the office door.

Department Teachers:

Ms. D. Butera

Ms. C. Marra

Department Aide:

Ms. K. Crawford - Room 140D (ext. 1406)