APS and Quinsigamond Community College Early College Registration

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Early College at AHS through Quinsigamond Community College

CIS 105-Introduction to Information Technology-3 college credits ($100)

Take a college course this summer at AHS for a fraction of the cost on campus and get into the college mindset!  Register for the course and you will also be a registered student at QCC. This is a great way to showcase your college readiness, enhance your 21st century skills and set yourself apart from your competition on your college, military and work applications.

Dates- Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00-5:30 on the following dates 1/22, 1/24, 1/29, 1/31, 2/, 2/7, 2/12, 2/14, 2/26, 3/5, 3/7, 3/12, 3/15, 3/19, 3/21, 3/26, 3/28, 4/2

Location-Auburn High School Media Center Computer Lab

Instructor-Eric Bouvier- Director of Technology- Auburn Public Schools


Course Description

This course provides an overview of the core aspects of information technology. The topics include: computer hardware, operating systems, application software, networks, information security, interactive media, and programming. The course focuses on defining how each IT area relates to, and interacts with, each other. Upon completion of the course, students have the knowledge necessary for further study in IT as well as understanding of the impact of technology on society and organizations of all types. Knowledge and competencies in this course are in National Career Cluster Core IT Standards published by the Educational Development Center (EDC).


Students should complete the required QCC paperwork and register in the guidance office prior to January 18th.  The cost of the course is $100 and checks need to be paid to Auburn High School (memo-Early College). Students can rent the required text New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2014: Comprehensive 16th Edition (ISBN-13: 78-1285096926 ISBN-10: 1285096924) for approximately $15.00 through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.   Contact Mrs. Sampson at asampson@auburn.k12.ma.us with any questions.