Word Processing (6625/36 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.
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).
Note: Word Processing may be offered as a complement to an existing concentration sequence in any Career Cluster. In some instances, where noted, it may be combined with specific courses to create concentration sequences.
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
- Administrative Assisting Assessment
- Administrative Services Assessment
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- General Management Assessment
- Human Resources Management Assessment
- IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Examination
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Examinations
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
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.