STEM Computer Engineering Course
In an era dominated by digital transformation, understanding the intricate tapestry of computer engineering is not just a benefit—it's a necessity. Excel High School's STEM Computer Engineering course stands as a beacon for students keen on unlocking the mysteries of computer hardware, software, and the ever-evolving world of data management. This course not only chronicles the captivating history of computers but also draws a clear line of distinction between analog and digital information, giving students a clearer perspective on the foundations of the digital world.
Beyond the theoretical aspects, the course takes a hands-on approach by introducing students to data protocols, emphasizing the importance of organizing and transmitting information seamlessly. A deep dive into the process of converting images to bits equips learners with insights into the visual aspect of computing. As the course progresses, students encounter the realm of sound production and its digital representation. However, the crown jewel of this comprehensive course lies in its robust introduction to various coding languages, preparing students for a plethora of internet-based careers. Whether it's understanding the different types of coding or their real-world applications, students emerge with a holistic grasp of computer engineering.
STEM Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering is an introductory computer online STEM course that focuses on the basics of computer hardware, software, data, images, and coding. This course is designed to provide a wide, general introduction to students who are exploring computer-based or internet-based careers. Computer Engineering specifically addresses: The History of Computers, Analog vs. Digital Information, Data Protocols, Converting Images, and Coding Basics.
Textbook: STEM Computer Engineering - Excel Education Systems, Inc. – 2022
Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:
- Explain the history of the development of the modern-day computer.
- Describe the difference between digital and analog information.
- Explain how to use protocols to organize information.
- Describe the process of converting images to bits.
- Explain the basics of sound production and how it is described.
- List and explain the different types of coding and how they are used.
- Explain the applications of the various types of data transmission.
- Computer Basics
- Data Protocols
- Images & Innovations
- Coding & Compression
- Audio/Video Compression & Conversion
- Understanding Sound
- Data Transmission
- Data in the New Age
- Internet-Based Information
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%
How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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Single course options at Excel High School range in price depending on their difficulty. Single course prices are below:
- Standard High School Courses: $225
- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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