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This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.


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Options for Grades 9-12

The following courses may be offered in some schools. For course descriptions refer to the corresponding (by grade) TEJ description below.
 

Options:

TEI3M Computer Engineering Tech - Interfacing

TEL3M Computer Engineering Tech - Electronics

TEN3M Computer Engineering Tech - Networking

TER3M Computer Engineering Tech - Robotics and Control Systems

TEC3E Computer Tech - Computer Repair

TET3E Computer Tech - Information Technology Support

TEW3E Computer Tech - Network Support

TEI4M Computer Engineering Tech - Interfacing

TEL4M Computer Engineering Tech - Electronics

TEN4M Computer Engineering Tech - Networking

TER4M Computer Engineering Tech - Robotics and Control Systems

TEC4E Computer Tech - Computer Repair

TET4E Computer Tech - Information Technology Support

TEW4E Computer Tech - Network Support

  

Exploring Computer Technology TEJ1O
This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills in computer technology, which encompasses computer systems, networking, interfacing, and programming, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Exploring Technologies TIJ1O
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Computer Technology TEJ2O
This course introduces students to computer systems, networking, and interfacing, as well as electronics and robotics. Students will assemble, repair, and configure computers with various types of operating systems and application software. Students will build small electronic circuits and write computer programs to control simple peripheral devices or robots. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary pathways and career opportunities in computer technology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Computer Technology TEJ3E
This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to computer hardware, networks, operating systems, and other software. Students will use utility and application software, and learn proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the use of computers, and will learn about apprenticeships and other employment opportunities in the field of computer technology that they may choose to pursue after graduation.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Computer Engineering Technology TEJ3M
This course examines computer systems and control of external devices. Students will assemble computers and small networks by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software. Students will develop knowledge and skills in electronics, robotics, programming, and networks, and will build systems that use computer programs and interfaces to control and/or respond to external devices. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will learn about college and university programs leading to careers in computer technology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Computer Technology TEJ4E
This course enables students to further develop their practical understanding of computer hardware, software, networks, and operating systems. Students will use utility and application software, and will follow proper procedures for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting computer systems and networks. In addition to demonstrating an understanding of the ethical use and environmental effects of computers, students will develop marketable skills and assess career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TEJ3E - Computer Technology
Computer Engineering Technology TEJ4M
This course extends students’ understanding of computer systems and computer interfacing with external devices. Students will assemble computer systems by installing and configuring appropriate hardware and software, and will learn more about fundamental concepts of electronics, robotics, programming, and networks. Students will examine related environmental and societal issues, and will explore postsecondary pathways leading to careers in computer technology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: UniversityGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TEJ3M - Computer Engineering Technology