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Curriculum

At the Center for Information Technology, core courses are constructed to enhance technology learning, developing problem solving skills and critical thinking. CIT teachers design their classes with the goal of getting students to think well within the content area.

 

With the largest number of IT electives available at any CCPS High School,

in addition to numerous technology certification opportunities, the possibilities are plentiful.

 

There are also many options for college level Advanced Placement (AP) courses,

Dual Enrollment classes, and the Early College Academy (ECA) 

 

Typical CIT Schedules 

(TL, aka - technology learning, courses are technology specific CIT Honors core classes.)

Freshman

TL English 9

TL World History or AP World Geography

TL Math (Geometry, Algebra 2, or higher)

TL Earth Science, TL Biology, or AP Environmental Science

Health / PE

World Language 

IT Elective - AP Computer Science Principles

Sophmore

TL English 10

TL World History or AP World History

TL Math (Algebra 2 or higher)

TL Biology or Chemistry

Health / PE

World Language or Elective

IT Elective

Junior

English 11 Honors or AP Language

US History, AP US History, or DE US History

Math 

Science

World Language or Elective

Economics / Personal Finance

IT Elective

Senior

English 12 Honors, AP Literature, AP Language, or DE College Comp

US Government or AP US Government

Math 

Science

World Language or Elective

Elective

IT Elective - Tech Service Learning / Project Management

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ADVANCED PLACEMENT 

Advanced Placement (AP) classes are college level courses maintained through the College Board. AP credit is dependent upon the score on the AP exam and a university’s policy. It is important to consult with individual institutions to confirm how transfer credits are considered. 

Calculus AB

Calculus BC

Chemistry

Computer Science

Computer Science Principals

English Language

English Literature

Environmental Science

French

German

Human Geography

Latin

Physics 1 & Physics C

Psychology

Statistics

Spanish

Studio Art

World History

US History

US & VA Government

DUAL ENROLLMENT

Dual Enrollment (DE) classes are John Tyler Community College (JTCC) courses taught at Matoaca HS by Matoaca HS teachers with the same credentials as the JTCC faculty. All Virginia universities, as well as many private Virginia colleges, accept Transferable Dual Enrollment credit for full transfer with a passing grade. 

Anatomy & Physiology

CISCO

College Composition

General Biology

 

Oracle

Pre-Calculus

US History

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EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY 

The Early College Academy (ECA) allows interested and motivated students to graduate with a high school diploma and a two-year associate degree from John Tyler Community College. Students must earn a 3 on AP exams and at least a C on all Dual Enrollment courses. To earn the degree, students must earn the required 60 college credits of which 15 must be JTCC/DE credits.