CVHS Course Catalog (A-Z)

Digital Business Applications

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V8271
  • Q2 - V8272
USOE Course Code:  32020000150

The business world is progressively more reliant on digital technologies. The Digital Business Applications course is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and skills to be an asset to the collaborative, global, and innovative business world of today and tomorrow. Concepts include the overall digital experience, digital communications, digital media and the exploration of career choices. This course also provides practical experience in professionalism using various forms of presentation skills, including speaking, podcasting and digital portfolio relating to the globalization of business.

Business skills that will learned and practiced in 1stQuarter: 

  • ·Every student will make a digital portfolio of projects
  • ·Improve internet navigation skills and evaluate the authenticity of a website
  • ·Explore the benefits and role of Social Media Marketing for business
  • ·Learn about ethical, legal and privacy issues for business
  • ·Every student will plan and create their own original Podcast
  • ·Understand the personal and business use of “apps” on digital devices
  • ·Practice proper business interpersonal communications and etiquette


Business skills that will learned and practiced in 2ndQuarter: 

  • ·Every student will make a digital portfolio of projects
  • ·Work with digital images and print media
  • ·Use technology to explore and prepare for career opportunities
  • ·Learn about usage of GPS Navigation, geotagging, and online mapping software
  • ·Create an online survey to collect data and evaluate your results
  • ·Explore how businesses use QR Codes and create a QR Code Scavenger Hunt
  • ·Understand the use of technology in the global business environment including translation software and currency conversion


*Technology requirements: In addition to a computer or Chromebook, students will need access to a Smartphone for some assignments.

Credits:  .50

Exploring Computer Science

CSD Course Code:
  • Q1 - V8231
  • Q2 - V8242
USOE Course Code:  35020000007

Exploring Computer Science is designed to introduce students to the breadth of the field of computer science through an exploration of engaging and accessible topics.  Rather than focusing the entire course on learning particular software tools or programming languages, the course is designed to focus the conceptual ideas of computing and help students understand why certain tools or languages might be utilized to solve particular problems.  The goal of Exploring Computer Science is to develop in students the computational thinking practices or algorithm development, problem solving and programming within the context of problems that are relevant to the lives of today's students.  Students will also be introduced to topics such as interface design, limits of computers and societal and ethical issues. 

Credits:  .50